This awesome ride gives you one of the most ancient places experiences of Nepal and some trails in the Hilly region of Nepal. This ride is amazing where you can experience the Hilly region lifestyle where it is different than you ride in the high altitudes. Amazing views of the Himalayas, ancient kings palaces and the trails are the interesting factors during this ride.
DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: Arriving in Kathmandu & transfer to the Guest House in Thamel, 1340m
Day 2: Kathmandu-Nuwakot: After leaving the chaos of the city we head towards Narayanthan, where you can stop to see the magnificent Sleeping Vishnu temple. We then carry on biking onthe outskirts of the Shivapuri National Park. The Langtang Range can be clearly visibledepending on the time of the year and clear weather of course.
Total Distance: 45Km
Altitude: 900 m
Day 3: Nuwakot-Dhading Besi: We gradually climb 3 Kilometers from the starting point to
Rising, all the roads are tarmac. From the starting point to Samari most of the ride is a gradual
Climb. As we ride we can see the local villagers engaged in farming. Unlike terrace farming, the
Open farms are spread out. From Samari to Taskar the ride is mostly on rocky track then Taskar
To Ratomate are mostly dusty jeep tracks. Waling Danda to Dhanding Besi is more or less like a cross country trail and easy to ride. (7 Km) Dhading Besi is like a small city, where people from
The neighboring villages come to buy the basic necessities. The people that make up these
Villages are of mixed cultures and casts.
Total Distance: 45Km
Day 4: Dhading Besi-Gorkha: From Dhanding Besi to Murali Bhanjyang, it’s all tarmac roads. There are few local shops but nothing fancy. From Murali Bhanjyang we begin riding on a jeeptrack. From Tallo Rampur we can see Nepal’s second largest Tar. Mathillo Rampur to Tallo
Rampur is mostly all dusty, downhill. We carry on riding and pass Bunk Ghat; you can also see
Local villagers engaged in farming different crops and vegetables. Gorkha has the ancient history it’s the birth place of Prithivi Narayan Shah, conqueror of the Kathmandu Valley and
Founder of modern Nepal. The main attraction here is the Gorkha Durbar (palace) the former
palace of the Shahs, which lords over Gorkha from a precarious ridge over the town.
Distance: 54.5 Km
Altitude: 1110 m
Day 5: Gorkha-Sundarbazaar: Today is more like a cross country and easy ride. From
Chhepetar we can see lots of banana trees. It is just a small village. There are newly built houses
and few old houses on the sides. Okharelisankhu to Garam Besi are like different parts because
Okharelisankhu is in Dhading District and Garam Besi is in Lamjung district. It partitions from
one small flexible bridge (Jholunge Pool).
Distance: 54.3 Km
Altitude: 675 m
Day 6: Sundarbazaar- Pokhara: In today’s ride we can view the Machhapuchhre Himal very clearly. Lots of mixed cast people live around here. Begnas Tal (lake) also happens to be
the second biggest lake in the country and compared to the other lakes this one is more calm
Total Distance: 74.4
Altitude: 830 m
Day 7: Rest day in Pokhara: Pokhara is a beautiful city and its also call the city of lakes which is surrounded by the Himalayas too. We enjoy relax and a few rides in Pokhara today.
Altitude: 850 m
Day 8: From hotel we bike towards highway to Tansen and Butwal. We cross right to the off-road climbing approx. 3 km on Jeep track after 12km from the main road and begin nice single
trail with technical down through Bishwa Shanti Stupa (World Peace Pagoda) to the dam side.
Distance: 35 km
Altitude gain: 375 m
Day 9: Drive back to Kathmandu