This tour is for enthusiastic mountain bikers that gives an introduction to mountain biking experience in Nepal. Instead of trek we take mountain bike to the north and eastern rim of Kathmandu valley. Our journey starts at Kakani and travel through Shivapuri danda (hill) at the elevation of 2500 meter, Chisopani and to Nagarkot in the first leg of our biking.
Second leg continues on to Dhulikhel, Panauti and over Lakuri Bhanjyang (pass) and down to Godavari via Bishanku Narayan temple. Kathmandu valley and its rim is a natural treasure. In your travel you come across villages, forests, historical monuments, and high pass. It is always possible to encounter marriage ceremony or procession and other cultural activities. The view of the Himalayan range throughout the journey is mind blowing. You are never far away yet you travel in the midst of nature. For 8 days you would be on the mountain bike on the mountain trail occasionally stopping to look around and enjoy the tour that only few are fortunate to savor the way you do.
There are endless opportunities for mountain biking in Kathmandu Valley. You can do for a day trip to any number of days depending upon the places of interests and view points. The road and track condition is not always similar. In some places there are pitched road and in most places the track condition are narrow, unpaved and dusty. The tracks are commonly used by local people in their day to day work and communication.
Mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley gives you accesses to many places that are rarely visited by tourist on normal tour. You get to see local culture and festivals from a close distance. Of course the panoramic view of the Himalayan range in spring, autumn and winter season are super. You have the advantage of speed and freedom to stop and look around. It is an exciting experience of mountain biking in different condition than at home.
The road and track condition for mountain bike is not always similar. In some places there are pitched road and in other places the track condition are narrow, unpaved and dusty. The tracks and walking trails are commonly used by local people in their day to day work and communication.