“I don’t have a BUCKET LIST, but i do have a ‘BIKE-IT’ list.”
The gifted diverse terrains and landscapes of Nepal is a boon for adventure lovers who wish to walk or ride to explore the magnificent beauty of unspoiled destinations from tropical plains to lush valley to mountainous passes and wherever you can reach. Mountain Biking is one of the ideal thought of exploring the nature and culture of the country on the wheels, even for a single day or single overnight (two days) trip.
Mountain Biking in Nepal can be a very interesting way to discover country landscapes and inner settlement where local people practice their traditional lifestyle and smile as travelers pass by along with the beautiful countryside scenario and awesome mountain views. There are various kinds of trails and they are enjoyable with new sight as you go down and then rise.
Kathmandu Valley is an exotic location surrounded by beautiful hills and scenic destinations and getting outside around 15km from the city will take you into countryside villages, forested trails overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and the mountains. Popular places like Nagarkot, Kakani, Dhulikhel, Namo Buddha, Lakure Bhanjyang, Nagi Gompa, provides ample opportunities to witness the typical lifestyle of the people just outside the capital city along with a scenic view of majestic mountains and wonderful riding experience in variety of trails, sometimes challenging too.
Mountain Biking around Kathmandu Valley
Kathmandu – Sankhu – Vajrayogini Temple – Changunarayan Temple – Bhaktapur – Kathmandu
Kathmandu – Sankhu – Nagarkot View Tower – Bhaktapur – Kathmandu
Kathmandu – Budhanilkanta – Chisapani – Nagarkot – Dhulikhel – Namo Buddha – Panauti – Kathmandu
Kathmandu – Kakani – Kathmandu
Mountain Biking around Pokhara valley is also popular among travelers to visit attractions like Davis Falls, Mahendra Cave, Sarangkot View Point, World Peace Stupa and beautiful Pame towards Dhampus village to experience more thrill on wheel witnessing the picturesque villages and panoramic Annapurna massif and Mt. Fishtail.
There are perfect trips like Jomsom Muktinath Biking for multi day adventure and exploring the beautiful landscapes and distinct lifestyle of typical Lower Mustang region. The grand view of Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Nilgiri, Windy Jomsom Valley, Hindu & Buddhist Shrine – Muktinath (3800m), Old Buddhist Monasteries and Tibetan resembled lifestyle & practices, Natural Hot-spring at Tatopani and uneven terrains of this half part of Annapurna Circuit Trekking trails is just amazing on the mountain biking tour to Lower Mustang.
Mountain Biking around Pokhara Valley
Lakeside – Sarangkot – Kaskikot – Dhampus – Phedi – Lakeside
Lakeside – Davis Falls – World Peace Pagoda – Tibetan Refugee Camp – Lakeside
Lakeside – Pame – Naudanda – Dhampus – Phedi – Lakeside