Nepal – the Himalayan home of Tenzing Norgay, home of the Everest! Mecca for experienced and amateur mountaineers alike is a nation like none other. Nepal is a country with innumerable types of terrains. Nepal is also where the ice – cold, mighty Himalayas meet the lush green tropical region of the Terai plains. With magical views of the magnificent Himalayas, colorful and vibrant cultures, ancient temples and monasteries, jungle safari in search of the elusive tiger and more, Nepal has something on offer for everyone! Two wheels are the best way to explore this outstanding country.
This ride will take you through the rain shadowed part of the wind-swept desert landscape of the Himalayas with views of implausible gorges, high passes and enormous vistas passing through authentic Tibetan villages. The barren ridges, eroded cliffs and Moraine valleys make the Himalayan landscape of Nepal unrivaled with stupendous wilderness, pristine scenery, snow capped peaks, spectacular monasteries and caves. Come, ride to the Himalayas with us!
Group Size: 5 to 10 per group, first come first served.
Duration: 13Nights / 14 Days
Best season: March, April, May—Sep, Oct, Nov.
Highest elevation: 3710 meters.
Thrill level: Easy
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu.
Upon arrival, you will be received by our representative and transferred in a private deluxe van to the hotel Yak & Yeti. In the evening you will be briefed about the trip and it will be followed by a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant with cultural show at “BhanchhaGhar”
Day 02: Sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
After breakfast you’ll be taken for a guided half a day’s sightseeing tour of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple. You will be introduced to your motorcycles late in the afternoon along with a hands-on-session.
Day 03: Ride Kathmandu to Pokhara (approx. 210 Km)
Our first ride will be to Pokhara. As we exit Kathmandu, the road twists and turns as we negotiate the traffic and descend to Naubise,. Then the road becomes much larger and a much more smoother enjoyable ride on the highway to Kurintar, 103 kilometers from Kathmandu. We continue riding to Mugling, the junction where the highway bifurcates, South to Chitwan and West to Pokhara, welcomed by the Fishtail mountain in the majestic Annapurna range.
Day 04: Ride from Pokhara to Tatopani(105 Kms): “Tato” means hot and “Pani” means water, a name earned courtesy of the hot springs and is a popular place for trekkers to relax and dip their weary bodies in the natural hot springs.
After an early breakfast, leave Pokhara and ride towards Beni (approx. 70 Kilometers) on the Baglung Highway. This section of the ride provides fantastic mountain vistas, picturesque terraced farmlands and an opportunity to walk on one of Nepal’s famous suspension bridges. Ascend gradually through the Kali Gandiki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. There is a continuouschange in the topography with every twist and turn until our arrival at Tatopani.
Day 05: Ride Tatopani to Muktinath (3710 m)(approx. 70 Km): After an early breakfast, set out on the trail by following the Kali Gandaki River and passing the Thakali and Magar Villages to Dana (4750 ft./ 1446 m.) famous for its beautiful cascading waterfall. Get refreshed with fantastic views of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Tukuche (6920m), and Nilgiri (7061m). This day’s journey is a tough one but the scenic views of the rugged landscape, beautiful cascading waterfalls, orange and apple orchards, scattered roadside villages, ancient Buddhist monasteries all make it ‘One Hell of a Ride”.
Day 06: Ride Muktinath to Kalopani via Marpha(approx. 70Km): After leisurely breakfast ride down to Kagbeni (2800 m) which is the gateway to Upper Mustang. (Note: The Kaligandaki Valley becomes increasingly windy during the day as the winds blows south to north and makes it difficult for travelers. After spending some time at Kagbeni continue ride to Jomsom (approx. 11 Km)but we continue further 25 kilometers, about 1 ½ hour slow ride to Kalopani via Marpha Village. Marpha, at an elevation of 2670 meters is famous for its apple orchards and apple products.
Day 07: Ride to Kalopani to Pokhara (approx. 126 Km): It is a pleasant relief to be able to tackle the roughest section of the journey in the early morning. Descend to Tatopani (21 kilometers) and then continue riding back to the settlement of Jaleswor located close to the river and then continue on to beni. After a quick stop for a quick, set out following the trail along the river and the after about an hour meet the main highway at Maldhunga and then continue of the metalled road to Pokhara which is reached in about 2 ½ hours. Upon arrival at Pokhara check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore around the Lakeside Bazaar.
Day 08: Free Day or ride around Pokhara
Day 09: Ride Pokhara to Chitwan (approx. 170 Km): After breakfast meet at the hotel lobby and start ride towards Chitwan (Approx. 167 Kilometers). Chitwan National Park, the oldest national park in Nepal is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of South Central Nepal. The park has an area of 932 square kilometers. The park was designated as a World Heritage Site in 1984. The park is just a short detour off the Prithivi Highway.
Day 10: Ride Chitwan to Nagarkot(approx. 192Km): After early breakfast, start ride to Nagatrkot, check out of the lodge and ride to Tandi cross section where the road bifurcates west to Lumbini and east to Hetaunda. Head east and continue ride to Hetaunda. Kulekhani Reservoir is also known as IndraSarobar and the security guards do not allow people lingering along the dam area. So, a short break for some quickly taken photographs, we continue on the ride to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Nagarkot check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax or explore around the town.
Day 11: Ride Nagarkot to Last Resort (approx. 100 Km): After the early breakfast get ready for the ride and retrace the route till Bhaktapur. From here head to Dhulikhel. Dhulikhel a typical Newari town with nearby Tamang villages situated at an elevation of 1550 meters. From the summit above the village, one can get an unobstructed panoramic view of the Himalayas. Continue ride towards the Last resort through the Arniko Highway following the gorge of the Sunkoshi and BhoteKoshi Rivers the entire way. The Last Resort is set amidst sprawling terraced slopes, suspended on a high cliff-top gorge above the wild BhoteKosi River and surrounded by dense jungle and pristine forest.
Day 12: Ride Last Resort to Kathmandu (Approx. 115 km): After leisurely breakfast ride towards friendship bridge (Nepal – China Border). After spending some time at the border get ready and ride towards Kathmandu. Upon arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is free to rest and relax.
Day 13: Free Day in Kathmandu: Dinner at the famous Rum Doodle restaurant & the 40,000 ½ ft bar. Located in the heart of Thamel this is a classic mountaineer’s pub. Hearty food prepared hygienically and the great atmosphere all adds up to make this one of the most popular restaurant and pub in town.
Day 14: Final Departure: Free for final minute packing and shopping until transfer to the airport for final departure.
All our packages come with:
- All accommodation on twin sharing basis at good places & tents.
- Visas and Permits
- Two meals (Breakfast and Dinner) for all days .
- Guidance to best places for Meals at Pay N Eat ( if any).
- Experienced Guide
- Experienced mechanic with spare parts.
- All trip photos.
- Things to carry list with Map.
- Pick and Drop from Airport (for the entire group in one go)
Our packages do not include::
- Extra days (we will manage or book your stay for you)
- Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat (if outside the venue) .
- Domestic Air flight ticket (We can assist you in booking).
- Any damage/fine will be chargeable.
- Any expenses of personal nature or optional tours, extra meals, starters (alcohol, mineral water, soft drinks etc.).
- Extra guide fee, camera & video fee ,tips, insurance, laundry and phone
Pricing for Indian tourists:
Rider USD 1900
Pricing for foreign nationals:
Rider: USD 2750
Pillion: USD 2450