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Experience the Thrill of Mountain Biking in Lower Mustang: Explore Lupra trails, Kali Gandaki Gorge and Jomsom Muktinath!
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Experience Adventure and spirituality: Biking Through Mustang's Lupra trail, Kali Gandaki Gorge and Muktinath
Lower Mustang is the perfect destination for a biking holiday, offering everything from difficult trails to stunning natural scenery. Cyclists can test their skill on Lupra trails with climb, flowy, rocky single tracks with mesmerizing views. We will also take you through the Larjung pine forest or around Dumba or Titi Lake. Another achievement; your biking is in the awe-inspiring Kali Gandaki Gorge, which is situated between two 8,000 meter plus summits - Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
In addition to these experiences, bikers get an opportunity to visit Jomsom Muktinath, a famous pilgrimage site for Hindu and Buddhist people. It is believed that when you take a bath under going 108 water spouts, your sins are washed away making one as innocent as a child. Get ready for an amazing mountain biking experience of riding through small pristine villages surrounded by high mountain peaks, unique culture and authentic lifestyle!
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Embark on a spiritual journey to the land of majestic 8000+ meter Peaks and the Cradle of Lord Buddha. Your adventure begins with a warm welcome from our representative at the Tribhuwan International Airport, who will escort you to your oasis in Thamel. Take a Stroll through the vibrant streets of Thamel in the afternoon. And later in the evening you will be briefed on your upcoming adventures!
Today, you will take off on a life-changing journey through the breathtaking mid-hills of Nepal to reach the serene oasis of Pokhara. As you travel, you will be awestruck by the shimmering Trishuli and Marshyangdi Rivers. You will have the chance to fully immerse yourself in the rich culture of vibrant villages and cherish every moment of your 6-8 hour scenic drive. Upon arrival in Pokhara in the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning beauty of Lakeside and get ready for your exciting bike adventure the following day.
Today marks an exciting day as you get to experience a scintillating preview of your upcoming journey. Your expert guide eagerly awaits to assess your skills and understand your riding style through an exhilarating ride around the breathtakingly gorgeous Pokhara valley and the tranquil Phewa Lake. Furthermore, it's the perfect opportunity for you to give your bike a thorough check-up and relish a warm-up ride before embarking on your adventure.
Wake up early and catch the first flight to Jomsom, which is known for its breathtaking flight between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I, the world's deepest gorge. After landing in Jomsom, we will assemble our bikes, have breakfast and ride along Kaligandaki riverbed to Kagbeni where we will stay our night in a local guest house. In the afternoon, we will spare some time to explore the exotic village and the oldest monastery of kagbeni.
Distance: 12 Km
Time: 2-3 hours
We are going to set up on an exhilarating adventure today as we conquer the challenging uphill ride in the stunning Himalayas. Put your fitness to the test in the thin air of great heights. For those seeking a more leisurely experience, a jeep shuttle is available. After fueling up with lunch, we'll take in the breathtaking beauty of Muktinath, home to the magnificent 108 water fountains surrounding the temple and the awe-inspiring eternal flame at Dolamebar Nunnery.
Distance: 12-16 Km
Time: 4 hours Approx.
Embark on an unforgettable mountain biking journey from Muktinath to Kalopani and be awestruck by the stunning views of the Himalayas. You will start your journey in the spiritual town of Muktinath, renowned for its temples and monasteries. The climb to Lupra Pass will test your skills with its steep inclines, loose gravel, and rocky paths, but it will all be worth it as you reach the top. The downhill descent presents a perfect combination of technical and flowy single trail, making it ideal for experienced riders. Soak in the panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges as you reach Kalopani, and bask in the thrill of an adventure through the heart of the Himalayas.
Distance 48 Km
Time: 5-6 Hours
Today, we commence on a thrilling mountain biking journey from Kalopani to Galeshwor through the captivating Himalayan foothills. After fueling up with a nutritious breakfast, we'll embark on a thrilling downhill ride through the heart of the world's deepest George, surrounded by the towering Annapurna I and Dhaulagiri mountains. The off-road trails will test our skills, leading us through the breathtaking Kaligandaki River valley, dotted with picturesque villages and stunning landscapes. At the end of the day, we'll pack up our bikes and drive to Sarangkot. bidding a bittersweet farewell to this unforgettable adventure.
Distance: 40 Km
Time: 5 Hours Approx.
After the beautiful sunrise and breakfast at the hotel, we will set up on a thrilling to downhill to the Pame valley and ride to Bamdi village to start our intense climb to the most iconic village of Bhumdi. We will be traversing through several small villlage that showcases authentic culture and lifestyle. Along the way, we are more likely to encounter with wildlifes such as Monkeys, Birds and sometimes Red dear. We will reach Bhumdi at lunch time and after lunch we will spare some time to explore the beautiful village on our mountain bikes. Distance: 20-30 Km Time: 4-5 hours.
After having a hearty breakfast, we will embark on our journey back to Pokhara. Today's ride is comparitively easier than anyother days. We will ride down through so many picturesque villages and amazing landscapes that leads us to the popular site of Pokhara, the world peace stupa. After enjoying the sip of coffee at the serenity of stupa, we will cotinue to descend down through the most popular single tracks of Pokhara, The Queen's Forest single track. The trip ends after we reach The Pokhara Mountain Bike Adventures office.
Distance: 16 Km Approx.
Time: 2 hours
Today marks the end of an unforgettable journey with us in Pokhara! As you prepare to return to your hometown, we hope that your time with us has been full of memories to cherish for a lifetime. Whether you choose to embark on the scenic drive back to Kathmandu or take to the skies, we have got you covered with our included private transportation option. However, if you opt for the flight, the additional cost of the ticket will be your responsibility (If not included in the package). Nevertheless, we bid you farewell with heavy hearts and hope that your travels are smooth and safe.
Mountain biking in Lower Mustang can be done all year round. However, the best time to mountain bike in Lower Mustang is March to June and September to November.
The difficulty level of mountain biking in Lower Mustang depends upon the choice of trails and personal riding preferences. The difficulty level of mountain biking ranges from moderate to hard.
Yes, mountain biking in Lower Mustang can be suitable for beginners. However, you have to be physically fit and should know some basic bike handlings.
Lower Mustang offers a wide range of accommodations from basic family run homestays to luxurious lodges. The homestays offer rooms with shared toilet and shower, where as the lodges offer rooms with private toilet and shower with hot and cold water options.
Yes, these days few people have started renting bikes in Jomsom. However, you should be very careful while renting a bike. Make sure the bikes are in proper working conditions with proper brakes, gears, tires and reliable components before renting a bike.
During March to June and September to November, the weather remains clear. It is mostly sunny and you will get to see the clear view of the snow-capped mountains. Mornings and evenings are cooler and after the sunrise it becomes warmer and a bit windy.
Lower Mustang has a wide range of mountain biking trails. Among them the popular trails are the Lupra trail, Dhumba Lake trail, trail of Chairo, Sirkung trial and Titi Lake trail.
Yes, you can go solo mountain biking in Lower Mustang if you are well equipped with essentials for mountain biking and are well known about the trail condition. However, going with a group is a different experience, fun and much safer.
Yes, you need a guide to mountain bike in Nepal's restricted and conservation areas. However, if you are planning to mountain bike in the areas which are not restricted and does not fall inside the premises of Conservation Areas, then you don't need a guide to mountain bike in Nepal.
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