Biking around Kathmandu Valley: The Katmandu valley offers the best mountain biking in the world because it’s blessed with beautiful mountains. It has gotten a very unique and adventurous biking spot to ride with different levels. During the biking, you will be able to showcase stunning panoramic views of the snowcapped mountains ranges with amazing Nepalese traditional culture.
Pick up from the hotel where you staying. Fun and Friendly Tracks and Trails, choose any trail from the following.
Mudkhu to Tolkha 33km – Easy Ride 3 to 4 hours.
This fun and easy ride explore the tracks and trails in the North of the valley. Departing from the shop, riders need to navigate about 4 km of traffic roads before an easy 4km climb on a paved road up to Mudkhu. Mudkhu is every cyclist’s favorite place for tea and a chat, you may meet some locals here. From here ride to Tingible and then head off road on jeep tracks and village trails riding through villages and rice fields. The trail hugs the valley rim and offers good views of Kathmandu and a good insight into semi-rural life in Nepal. The trails are easy and undulating with many easy ups and downs. Reaching the ancient town of Tolkha we take lunch at the temple. Return back to Kathmandu on easy roads and test your skill on a few short sections of Single Track.
Valley North Single Track Explorer.
Balaju – Mudkhu – Chaurgoan –Jhor -Tolkha – Budhanilkhanta – 47km – Moderate Ride, 4 to 5 hours. A mix of off-road trails and the best single track sections on offer in the Valley north. Zig zag your way through the rice paddies and semi-rural villages and test your skill on some fine sections of single track. The ride combines sharp, steep climbs, sweet downhills and single tracks. There are many variations on this route depending on where your guide takes you and your fitness and skill.
Big Climb and Sweet Downhill.
Jamacho & Mudhku Single Tracks – 42km- Moderate Ride, 4 to 6 hours. The ride kicks off with a short section of traffic roads to the National Park Gate. Enter the jungle and follow the winding jeep trail on its 21 km climb to the top of the second highest ‘hill’ in the Valley. Views are great from the top, take time to rest and explore the small monastery and have a packed lunch. Now the downhill begins, retrace the main trail for 3 km then head right, deeper into the jungle, from the army check post there are great views of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. From here the single track fun begins with a fast descent, the trail at times can be overgrown with jungle vines, all the more fun. After the single track, 6km of the sweeping flat trail takes us out of the jungle and back to the main road at Mudkhu for a tea stop. From Mudkhu follow cross country trails and fun single tracks before returning to Kathmandu.
The Fabled Scar Road.
Kathmandu – Kakani – Bhudanilkhanta – 57km – Hard Ride, 5 to 6 hours. One of the most challenging rides in the valley that rewards you with fantastic mountain views on a clear day and around 9 km of single track riding in the dense jungle. The ride starts with a long on road climb of around 27 km to Kakani (you also have the option of going on the bus or in a jeep). The last 5 km of this climb are quite steep. Stop for rest and lunch in this tiny village and admire the Himalayan views. From here we enter the park and have a short but tough climb that may involve some push and carry. Things get exciting as we enter the jungle and the track narrows. Technical riding abounds for the next hour or so. Emerge from the jungle and drop almost vertical back down into the Kathmandu Valley. A truly great ride.
Splendid Single Tracks, Jungles, and Monasteries.
Thamel –Bhudanilkhanta-Staff College – Nagighompa-Heli Pad-Kopan 47 km –Technical Ride 5 to 6 hours. Leaving our Shop, the ride heads northwards following the main road for around 8 km on a steady climb to Bhudanilkhanta. From here, ride up hill for another 8km on a smooth switch back road which climbs through the jungles of Shivapuri National Park. Past the army college the road flattens and you can get great views of both the valley and the Himalaya. The next section we call ‘30 min of heaven’, a sweeping single track in the Jungle with great turns and descents. Re-join the jeep track and climb for a further 3 km before the trail again begins to descend, turn off the main trail for a steep and super technical descent through the villages and the ‘Heli Pad’ … if you can ride it all! Take a late lunch in Bouldanath to fill up empty tummies before returning to Thamel.
Temples, Ancient Villages and Single Trails.
Changunayaran – Sankhu – Ghorkarna 41 KM – Moderate Ride 4 to 6 hours. One of the best cross country rides in the Kathmandu Valley. The terrain is varied from paved country lanes, bumpy jeep tracks and sweet sections of single track. Leave the city and cycle past Pashupatinath Temple and head cross country through Sanu Thimi and climb upwards to the ancient temple of Changunayran we can explore the temple and have lunch. From here a sweet section of single trail and jeep track takes us through the rice fields to the Newa town of Sankhu where we will stop for lunch. After that, we head to Ghorkarna using a selection of narrow trails before returning to Kathmandu.
Southern Culture and Suspension Bridges.
Chapagoan – Khokhana – Bungamati – Chobvar – 47 km Moderate/Technical Sections 5 hours. A great day ride that explores some rural sections of the valley, ancient villages, and some good section of single track plus a spectacular suspension bridge crossing. A fun moderate tour that highlights the rich and varied culture of the Kathmandu Valley. Finish up at Chobvar and test the National Championship Racecourse before heading back to Kathmandu. This ride passes through Patan and Central Kathmandu so be prepared for some traffic.
Cost Information1. What's Includes
- The required number of the ground staff during the tour.
- The required number of the ground transportation.
- Mountain Bike and its necessary equipment.
- Government licensed holder English-speaking cycling guide.
- All Government Taxes, official expenses, and all necessary paper works.
- Staffs insurance, food, salary, and equipment.
- Meals, alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.
- Personal biking equipment.
- Items of personal nature.
- Any others expenses not mention in the price includes section.
Date & Availability
Frequenty Asked Question's
What type of bike do I need?
What equipment are included in the trip?
Helmet, Pump, Spare tube Repair Tool Box.
What should I bring in this trip?
The following is a long biking tour, but some of these can be used for a short biking tour as well or according to your requirement.
- Touring shoes,
- Cycling gloves,
- Cycling shorts (1 to 3 pair),
- Socks – wool or synthetic (2 or 3 pairs),
- Leg warmers or tights for riding,
- Short-sleeved shirts (2),
- Light, long-sleeved shirt for layering and sun protection,
- Windcheater, rain gear, jacket, and pants,
- Waterproof shoe covers,
Where is Nepal situated?
Nepal is located south East Asia between India and China.
What type of physical fitness do I need to have?
You must be physically fit. Some physical fitness programs, such as running, swimming, and hiking are recommended before the trek. It is common to experience altitude mountain sickness during the trek. For trekking in the high passes, you need to do an aerobic for 45 min for three months.
Who will come to pick me up at the airport in Kathmandu?
The representative of Remarkable Adventure Trek will come with its sign board and vehicle to pick you up at the airport in Kathmandu.
What type of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu and trekking?
Three star hotel in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast. During the trekking, we will provide you accommodation in guesthouse, lodges, and dormitory according to the locations and for the camping we will provide you tent with the good qualities mattress and food prepared by professional camping cook.
Can I book the trip now and pay later?
- For Nepal trip, you have to provide Remarkable Adventure Trek 20% of trip cost as a deposit. This amount is non-refundable. You can pay the remaining later or after your arrival in Nepal.
- For Booking Tibet and Bhutan Trips, you have to provide Remarkable Adventure Trek 50% of trip cost as a deposit. This amount is non-refundable, and the remaining amount can be paid upon arrival.
Payment for Booking
You can make the payment either by wire transfer or by a credit card.
Pay to: Remarkable Adventure Trek Pvt. Ltd
Current A/C: 001000327201
Paying Bank: Tourism Development Bank Ltd
Account Type: Foreign Currency (USD)
Bank Street Address: Saraswati Sadan 29, Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal
SWIFT CODE: TDBLNPKA
Does the Bank will charge for its service?
Yes, if you prefer payment through credit card, please download, print and complete the PDF form https://www.remarkbleadventuretrek.com/credit-card.pdf and mail it as an attachment to info(at)remarkableadventuretrek.com, the photocopies of your passport and credit card (both sides) should be attached. For credit card payments, 4% extra will be levied as a credit card processing fee.
Trip Equipment & Packaging List
For your trip preparations, Remarkable Adventure Trek provides you with related information and advice required for your adventure holiday trip in and around Nepal Himalaya and beyond, providing you with following equipment list for the trekking. If it’s too much to carry from your home country some of the necessary equipment can be hired or bought in Kathmandu around at Thamel or in Pokhara as well. Most of the equipment is general and standard lists for all seasons while on the trek but may differ as per the season and duration of trekking and areas of your chosen trip.
- Spare tube,
- Repair Tool Box.
Nobody knows or cares about the safety of your group better than our guides because they know how to cope with the unexpected situations that occasionally arise in the high altitudes of the Himalaya. In these situations, it is vital that trekkers are flexible and listen to the guides’ directions. The trip that you are on may be affected by weather, politics, or even wildlife. Whatever the factor may be, it is possible you may have some changes in your itinerary, as the seasoned guides of Remarkable Adventure Trek decide the safest option for you. If changes must be made to your trip, our guides will work hard to stick to your original itinerary as much as possible until the change becomes unavoidable. However, Remarkable Adventure Trek will not be responsible for an outcome, resulting from bad weather, wildlife, or political situation before, during, or post trip.
WHAT MAKES THIS TRIP DIFFERENT FROM OTHERS?
Trek Remarkable Adventure Trek works for social causes with some non-profit organizations of Nepal, concerned with environment conservation and preservation includes street children who need better education and good normal life. We help and support for the cause with some of our profits to certain organizations so that we can make street children with sound and better life when they grow up. We believe that education and healthy children make more stable and better future of Nepal.
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