Tibet Mountain biking tour - is one of the most challenging biking tour in the world and this extraordinary bike trip takes you to some of the most attractive places in Tibet, this epic mountain biking adventure across 'the Roof of the World' covers a distance over 1,100 kilometers from the Tibetan capital Lhasa to Kathmandu in the heart of Nepal.
Once your Tibet Group visa is ready in Kathmandu then you will fly over to Lhasa Airport called Gonggar International Airport near the Tibetan capital, then this adventurous Mountain biking tour starts and cross 6 high passes, before eventually descending from the Tibetan Plateau into Nepal .Tibet Mountain biking tour covers 50% of time on the Tibetan Plateau at heights above 4000 meters. Exploring various side valleys such as the route to Everest Base Camp will involve cycling on much rougher dirt & stony tracks. Distances to be paddled will range from 50 to 110 kilometers daily according to the condition of the route and the biker's capacity. Before that you will have sightseeing tour around Tibetan ancient city Lhasa. Mountain biking tour is supported by a camping crew, local Tibetan guide, and Tibetan driver. The entire journey will be supported by a 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser and a support truck. Mountain biking tour gives you an opportunity to entertain biking in Tibet, seeing the Mountain View of Tibet, Tibetan culture, Tibetan people and Tibetan villages and town, please come and join this exciting adventure Mountain biking tour in Tibet!!
This Tour can be customized as per the clients timetable and Interest!
Note: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region we cannot guarantee it! Weather conditions and the health of Travelers can all contribute to changes. We will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.
Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.
Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)
Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.
You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)
a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph