Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu. In Kathmandu (BB)
Our representative meets you at the airport and provide transfer to your hotel.
Day 2: In Kathmandu (BB)
Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu, Patan, Swambhunath, and Boudhanath.
Day 3: Bike to Kakani. (2000m / 27km)
Bike to Balaju Botanical garden and continue on to cover 22km of the road to Kakani. Stay overnight at Kakani (2000m). There is beautiful view of Ganesh and Langtang Himal and the valley of Likhu Khola 1000m below.
Day 4: Bike to Shivapuri. (2000m / 33km)
We following the trail on the rim of the valley staying high above Kathmandu. We travel about 28 km on the mixture of jeep trail and single track through the Shivapuri Reserve. At Shivapuri you get to see outstanding views of Annapurna Himal.
Day 5: Bike to Muklharka. (2000m / 25 km)
Our travel continues on single track down the hill and traverse towards Nagi Gompa; it is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery. From there we descend further down to Budhanilkantha and head east to Muklharka.
Day 6: Bike to Chisapani. (2800m / 15km)
We make up hill bike to Chisapani. The trekking trail from Chisapani leads to Helambu. This is a popular trek destination. The trail is wide and rough.
Day 7: Bike to Nagarkot (2100m / 33km). Overnight stay at Nagarkot (BB)
We ride down from Chisapani to north east corner of the Kathmandu valley. We bike on a mix of single jeep track to Nagarkot, The actual route depends on the condition of the trails.
Day 8: Bike to Nala and to Dhulikhel. (1500m / 25km). Overnight stay at Dhulikhel (BB)
In the morning we ride through narrow and winding dirt road to Nala village and make further descend where we meet the pitched road that gradually wind up to a hill at Sanga and further to the Banepa. The road continue to make gradual ascend to Dhulikhel. The panoramic view of the Himalayan range from Dhulikhel is fantastic.
Day 9: Bike to Panauti or Balthali (1765m / 22km)
After breakfast at the hotel we climb out of Dhulikhel on a dirt and tarmac road. We ride through two hills before reaching the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Namo Buddha. The road is perfect for mountain biking. It is believed that at Namo Buddha Lord Buddha in his previous incarnation gave his flesh to a hungry tigress as an offering to save the village. A stone statue marks the site. You may visit the monastery. After leaving this hilltop we travel straight down into the lush green fields of Panauti. It has many historical and interesting temples such as Indreswor Mahadev. It is the oldest surviving temple in Nepal, believed to be constructed in 1294 AD. Depending upon condition you may also descend to Balthali and visit Panauti next day en-route to Kathmandu.
Day 10: Bike to Sisneri and to Godavari (2000m / 27km), In Kathmandu (BB)
The trail is a mix of wide and narrow that gradually climbs up to the Lakhure Bhanjyang (pass). We follow a jeep track along the meandering Roshi river and ascend after the small town of Madhuban then and enter into a narrow pristine valley that ascend to 300m on superb trail to reach the summit of Kathmandu Valley’s eastern rim known as Lakhuri Bhanjyang. After this pass make a steep descent to Sisneri. This is probably the oldest route east out of Kathmandu Valley, connecting the ancient cities of Kathmandu valley with Panauti.
The views of the Himalayas are great. From the saddle the descent is on switch-backed jeep track. After an hour and a 500m descent you arrive at Sisneri, a quiet village at the bottom of the valley. The ethnicity of the people change as you descend to the valley floor. Tamangs lives on upper section and then Thakuries and Chhetris as you ride down; at the valley floor there are Newar farmers. Continue the last part of your mountain bike journey from Sisneri to Godavari via Bisankunarayan. Stay Overnight at Godavari or continue on to Kathmandu.
Day 11: In Kathmandu (BB)
Rest and free day
Day 12. Depart Kathmandu
Transfer to airport. Fly home
Note: The schedule stops shown above are guideline only. It may change due to weather and other logistic condition. Best available and comfortable accommodations are chosen for overnight stay. The standard varies from place to place depending upon the remoteness of the tour. The tracks and trails are in the proximity to many road heads and telephone connection. In emergency situation it is always possible to contact our office or helicopter for rescue and help at any time.