Upper Mustang the restricted region and the forbidden walled city at the rain shadow of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna used to be the cultural trekking destination of Nepal. The cycling adventure to the kingdom of Lopas is the ultimate two-wheeler adventure that cross passes the amazing landscapes of Nepal that hold incredibly fascinating myths.
After the scenic flight to Pokhara and then to the windy city, Jomsom the cycling adventure to Upper Mustang kicks off. By mountain Bike to the mythical kingdom of Lo-manthang and the city of mud, traverses across the Kali Gandaki River valley, crossing many reach multi-stories caves, cultural villages, arid landscapes, high passes, windy valleys, and many Buddhist monasteries. The Cycling holidays will cater to the sights of rich Tibetan Buddhist culture along with the panorama of the Himalayas dominated by Mt. Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri.
The dusty trails to Mustang have off-road cycle riding sections comprising bright sunshine blue skies during the day that will offer you more thrills and happiness. After Biking to Upper Mustang the ride slides down to the famous Hindu pilgrimage Muktinath Temple, which is another highlight of this Biking tour. The dramatic downhill ride from Muktinath to Tatopani via Jomsom, Kalopani and world deepest gorge is yet another thrilling experience of the tour.
The top-notch biking gears and our expert guides will surely make this two-wheeler adventure in the rugged and arid trails of Upper Mustang more wonderful. Throughout the biking tour, you will have nature, culture, and adventure as the highlights.
While on cycling in Mustang you will enjoy and get experience of the Tiji festival in 2022 including some of best Tibetan cuisine, drinks and colorful charms of Kingdom of Mustang.
5/5 - Excellent
- Trip Code: NFH
- Trip Type: Mountain Biking
- Start/End: Kathmandu -
- Group Size: 2-14
- Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge
- Best Season:
March to November
- Daily Walking Hour: 5 to 6 hours
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Landing Kathmandu Airport, Pickup by Footprint Holiday representative then drive to Hotel, Free time for refreshment. Evening welcome dinner with your bike expedition guide. Hotel B/B plan.
Early Morning fly to Jomsom, short magic mountain flight, setup bikes in jomsom, then mountain bike riding to Kagbeni via Ekalebhatti and Jhong. Riding along the famous kaligandaki river with strong wind from behind. Today you will get off road biking experience on dry rain shadow area of lower mustang, about 20km ride. Visit ancient kegbeni village and old monastery in there and stay at local Lodge. B/L/D.
After breakfast, ride all the way to uphill about 1000m. within 12km. The muktinath will be final destination for us. Take slow ride with many stop and stunning view of dry landscapes, mountains and villages. Spent some time to visit famous holy places – Monastery and Temple vishnu Muktinath. free afternoon get relax before bustling biking day. Local Guest house B/L/D.
After breakfast begin your challenge in Upper mustang kingdom. Cross the check post and suspension bridge on Jhong border, then biking in dusty dry walking trail you will enjoy so much till small pass 3900. After the pass, single track down hill will be one of the most fun ride in Mustang mountain bike trip. Reaching Chhukusang village for lunch then short easy and last minute hard ride to Chaile where you can see the dramatic mustang and river. Local lodge in Chaile village with B/L/D.
Biking from Chaile to Ghami the longest riding over 4000m. pass. Cross few small passes and villages like Samar, Syangboche and Ghiling then we can have lunch. After lunch a hard uphill ride to Ghami la then exciting downhill to Ghami. Local lodge. B/L/D.
Riding to Tsarang takes about 4 to 5 hours. Ride through one of the longest prayer mane wall in mustang kingdom. You need to cross another pass Tsarang La then easy ride to Tsarang. Visit monastery and village in Tsarang and self exploration. Guest house B/L/B.
Biking to Lo-Manthang city Explore Around mud city. Today is short riding but very interesting landscape. Ride in dusty uphill and downhill trail you reach to lost tibetan kingdom. Great view of Lomanthang city and far horizon to Tibet Borderland. After lunch we make rest time and explore city around. Simple Lodge B/L/D.
Biking to Tatopani via Kalopani and world deepest gorge Ghasa Lete valley.Lodge B/L/D.
This day a most important for you. Because you riding along the world deepest gorge between 2 8000 meter mountain Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Cross the border form Mustang to Enter the low land. All the way is dirt but most of easy effort bike ride. After arrive Tatopani (Hot Spring) you will sweet and after the hot nature bathing you will get refresh with fresh orange juice.
Biking to Sarangkot Hill Station. Lodge B/L/D.
This day you riding almost lowest gorge along the kali gandaki river bank to Maldhunga. Where people begin river rafting in Kaligandaki river. Than join to Pokhara highway ride up to Naudanda via Nayapul you have to ride up down and flat. From Kande you can have a nice view of Pokhara city with beautiful lakes and mountains. 12 km to Sarangkot again off road biking where you can see sunset and sunrise better.
- All Ground and needed transport during mustang mountain biking tour.
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu, good Mountain bike, helmet and repair support.
- Biking guide and his insurance.
- All needed mustang biking permit and taxes.
- All meal during mustang biking tour as per itinerary.
- Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara with B/B plan.
What’s Not Include
- Nepal visa and Intl flight from Kathmandu.
- Personal travel insurance and clothing and biking gears.
- Meal as per itinerary.
- Tips for guide and driver
- Monastery entry fees.
The given prices is per person and exclude international flights. Fixed departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable for you, please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you.