In the past few years, the motorable road connects the two countries Tibet and Nepal, which runs through the Kaligandaki valley of Upper Mustang. Since there are established dirt roads all the way up to Lo-Manthang, Upper Mustang Mountain Biking is one of the popular activities. Most of the people around the world visit Nepal for mountain biking in the rural trails like Mustang. Likewise, the challenging uphills and endless single track downhill are what makes mountain biking famous in Nepal.
Mustang is also known as the forbidden kingdom of Nepal. And the land of discovery makes mountain biking perfect for this region. It offers a panoramic view, welcoming and kind people, distinct culture and tradition. It doesn't sound only entertaining but also exciting to spend your holidays in a desert land, Unlike any other places within Nepal. A fantastic lifestyle of the restricted area, Upper Mustang Mountain biking might be difficult, but it's all worth the extensive experience of adventure.
Highlights of Upper Mustang Mountain Biking
- Mountain, biking in the forbidden kingdom Mustang
- Panoramic view of Himalayas
- Experience the lifestyle of the people with a distinct culture
- A closer look at the rural life of Nepal
- Tibetan culture
Early in the morning after breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara which is 6 hours journey. Passing different villages through the highway along rivers we will reach to Pokhara. After, we will stroll around the lake side and stay overnight there.
Taking the early morning flight to Jomsom from Pokhara, today we will be riding to Jhong. The flight to Jomsom is about 20 minutes with the view of Dhaulagiri ranges and other mighty snow-capped peaks. After reaching to Jomsom, we will go to Jhong via Kagbeniriding on a bike. From flat trail from Gaandaki river to Kagbeni and the challenging trail from Kagbeni to Jhong we will reach to Jhong. Overnight at Jhong.
Today is an awesome day of our ride. It is a bit challenging to ride as the trail goes uphill to Gyu La pass. After that, we will ride down the steep way on a ridge to Tetang and Chhusang. From Chhusang uphill we reach to Samar. Overnight at Samar.
Before reaching Ghami, today we will pass through 4 different mountain passes. It is a tough day but view and adventure are what excites you. We will reach to Dhami and stay overnight.
Today's ride will be easier as the trails have only one uphill ride. After the wonderful and easy ride through the panoramic landscapes and scenic beauty, we will arrive to Charang. Stay overnight at Charang.
Today we will be riding to Lo Manthang from Charang. After breakfast, we will head past the high pass i.e Lo La pass. Then we will get down riding and reach Lo Manthang. Having our lunch there and exploring, we will visit monasteries and other sites. Overnight at Lo Manthang.
Early after breakfast, we will ride to Dhigaun for day trip. It is challenging downward ride today in the beautiful view point and river banks. After that we will get back to Lo Manthang and stay overnight.
Today we will go to Ghom and explore the monastery, cave and other sites. We will also visit Tibetan Buddhist civilization and the culture. We then ride to the historical and natural part of the place. After that, we will return to Lo Manthang and stay overnight.
Early in the morning after our breakfast we will explore the Lo Manthang one last time and ride Back to Ghami the same way before we came.
Getting back the same way as before we will ride back to Samar from Ghami after the early morning breakfast.
Early in the morning we will have our breakfast and ride back to Jhong from Samar. From there we will return back to Jomsom and stay overnight.
Early in the morning we will take the flight from Jomsom to Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu.