Cycling in Annapurna and Lower Mustang is cycling in most popular trekking, cycling and adventure driving route at the base of Thorong La Himalayan region. 5 full days riding reach at altitude of 3,710 miters Muktinath, base of scenic Himalayas and famous Muktinath temple. It is great opportunity to cover thrill of cycling adventure as well as being close with nature and locals. The landscape of Lower Mustang is scenic plateau with Himalayan views. Staying in local tea house and being closed with local cultural peoples and explore their mix-up customs, lifestyle. Lower Mustang Cycling route is one of the most famous downhill from Muktintah (3,710m) to Beni (900m).
The tour starts from Jomsom (2,800m). It is 15 minutes flight with tiny aircraft from natural touristic city Pokhara. Same day we ride to Kagbeni, the boarder of ancient valley Upper Mustang. Next day ride of uphill reach at Muktinath. The famous Hindu and Buddhist temple Muktinath lies lope of big hill. Muktinath village is the base of famous mountain pass, Thorong La (5,416m) in Annapurna conservation area. From here all the downhill way reach to Beni stopping by another 2 nights on the way. Riding path is via Kaligandaki deepest River valley and runs land cut by heavy winds. The unique villages Marpha, Kagbeni and many other are list of exploration. Enjoy at natural hot spring in Tatopani village.
Cycling tour starts from Kathmandu. We arrange all the bikes from here. Visit historical monuments in Kathmandu with your cycle as it will as text and familiar ride. Drive or fly to natural city Pokhara. Next day fly to Jomsom with your same cycle and start riding in the mountain terrain. Professional rider plus mechanic from Nepal Highland Treks leads this tour. The itinerary and services in this tour can be flexible as per our client’s interest. With the same time you have also option to add Upper Mustang region or adventure cycling Annapurna Thorong La pass.
Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (1350m)
Day 02:Day In Kathmandu. Sightseeing and final preparation of the tour. overnight at Hotel
Day 03:Drive or fly to Pokhara. Test ride with your cycle and overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Early Morning flight to Jomsom and cycling to Kagbeni. Overnight at local tea house
Day 05:Cycling to Muktinath (3,800m) Overnight at Hotel
Day 06:Cycling down to Kalopani via Marpha and other villages. Overnight at local house
Day 07:Cycling to Tatopani. Enjoy natural hot spring. overnight at tea house
Day 08:Cycling to Kushma. overnight at Hotel
Day 09:Cycling back to Pokhara. overnight at Hotel
Day 10:Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (1350m)Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from Tribhuban International airport and transfer to Hotel. It is only 7 kilometer from airport to your hotel. If time permits, check your mountain bike and preparation.
Day 2Day In Kathmandu. Sightseeing and final preparation of the tour. overnight at Hotel After breakfast in Hotel, our tour guide will lead you to Kathmandu valley sightseeing. Visit Bhaktapur Durbar squire, Bauddhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple. Back to Hotel and final packing. Text ride with your cycle.
Day 3Drive or fly to Pokhara. Test ride with your cycle and overnight at Hotel It is 200 kilometer via Prithivi Highway if you drive to Pokhara. It takes at least 6 to 7 hours. Fly to Pokhara is 25 minutes. We take our bike with us to Pokhara and have test ride there. Final packing your bike and stuffs for tomorrow early morning flight to Jomsom.
Day 4Early Morning flight to Jomsom and cycling to Kagbeni. Overnight at local tea house Drive to Pokhara airport for your flight to Jomsom. It is just 15 minutes flight with tiny aircraft. Our guide will refit mountain bike and start riding to Kagbeni. It is 11.4 kilometer takes about 3 hours. The first day of riding is in wide Kaligandaki River valley and typical local villages. Reach at kagbeni and visit around. Kagbeni is the charming village of Annapurna Lower Mustang.
Day 5Cycling to Muktinath (3,800m) Overnight at Hotel The second day of riding is gentle uphill. we stop at lots of interesting places and places of picturesque. Visit Typical villages with oldest monasteries. Landscape in between Kagbeni and Muktinath is less vegetation as Plateau. Nirgiri, Dhaulagiri and other mountains are stunning from on the way. Reach at Muktinath and visit famouse Muktinath temple at lope of Thorogla Himalaya region.
Day 6Cycling down to Kalopani via Marpha and other villages. Overnight at local house Today is the long day and down hill riding to Kalopani from Muktinath. we start quite earlier. it is fun riding down via typical villages like Marpha, Jomsom and others. we stop several times to explore local villages, monastery and eating Lunch. Riding path is all jeep track along the bank of Kaligandaki River.
Day 7Cycling to Tatopani. Enjoy natural hot spring. overnight at tea house It short riding to Tatopani today. Most of the cycling track is downhill involving some interesting monuments. Beautiful waterfalls, typical cultural villages, scenic mountain, wide Kaligandaki River valley and many more. Reach at Tatopani by Lunch time. Enjoy bath at natural hot spring.
Day 8Cycling to Kushma. overnight at Hotel About 20 kilometer rough road and down hill reach at Beni Bazzar. Riding road at the bank of Kali gandaki River is in between two high hills. Afre beni it is riding on paved road (highway) up to Kushma Bazzar. Local villages, greenery landscape and peoples activities on the way is interesting. we also have option to ride and half way drive to reach Pokhara by today evening.
Day 9Cycling back to Pokhara. overnight at Hotel It is day to reach Pokhara again. Riding section via main highway with mix up of flat, up and down hill. Annapurna Himalayan rages are scenic from on the way. The most beautiful Pokhara valley and surrounding are scenic from top of the villages. back to Pokhara and check in Hotel. Evening walking at Lake side.
Day 10Drive or fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel After your breakfast in Hotel, start sightseeing in Pokhara. International mountain museum, David fall, Gupteswor Mahadev cave and boating at fewa lake. Afternoon drive with private transportation or fy back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. Evening fair well dinner at Typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance and Nepali foods.
Day 11Departure Till departure time, free and we drop you to international airport for your final departure. It is important to reach at airport before three hours from your original flight time