Mountain biking

Hoshi Trek
 Hurtling down dirt roads on a mountain bike and obtaining a giant thrill out of it's for the hardy and also the fittest journey seekers. And Nepal  is simply the place for such high spirited individuals. starting right here within the Kathmandu valley, there are endless potentialities for bikers. The dirt trails up and down the valley result in distant settlements with nice views along the manner because the  fields are lined  in lush inexperienced and mountains seem within the distance as you climb to higher elevations. Out of the valley there are terraced hillsides, waterfalls and higher views of mountains that loom  massive within the background. Or if you decide on to ride within the mountains, there are serene valleys, pristine glacial lakes and you’re ever therefore near the Himalaya. and also the ever-smiling people that those who greet you along the manner can warm  your hearts enough to create you wish to remain. It’s an excellent thanks to discover the center  and soul of Nepal.  laborious core bikers will go all the thanks to Tibet. There are several agencies that lead organized  journeys to most destinations in Nepal yet as to Tibet. the popular destinations round the valley are Bhaktapur, Sankhu, Budanilkantha, Nagarkot and also the Kathmandu Valley Rim. Pokhara is fascinating for bike rides with its  unbelievable natural beauty.every year there are Mountain Biking Championships held in Kathmandu and Pokhara  within which  several tourists conjointly participate.

Itienary Details

Day 1 Arrival:Arrive at the airport and be collected by our representative. Stay overnight in Hotel.Day
Day 2 Kathmandu to Mulkharka, 22km (1660m): Today you leave Kathmandu via Budhanilkantha and enter the shivarpuri national park. Its up hill and a bit steep for the last 3km.you have Good views of the valley and once over the ring road its traffic free off road biking. You can visit a historic Gompa / Monastery. Over night in Mulkharka.
Day 3 Mulkharka to Chisopani 21km.(2195m): Today you follow a jeep track up and down into the heart of the national park. From Chisopani you can have good mountain views. Over night in Chisopani.
Day 4 Chisopani to Nagarkot 25 km (2000m):Today is again traffic free riding as you leave chisopani via the track and head up to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a scenic hill top village and is famous for having the best mountain views in the valley.
Day 5 Nagarkot - Namo Buddha- Dhulikhel (35 km):After breakfast with sunrise views over the Himalayas, we ride downhill leaving Nagarkot top to Nala and other Newari Village. On the way we pass some interesting villages of Chetri and Brahaman people and their daily life on the fields. Then we leave to Dhulikhel on a dirt trail climbing and descending small hill before reaching the holy Buddhist site of Namo Buddha. According to legend it was here that Buddha, in a previous incarnation, fed his flesh to a hungry tigers as an offering. A stone statue marks the site; there is an active monastery on top of the hill. We follow the quaint view along pitch and dirt roads back to Dhulikhel. We spend a night at Dhulikhel. Enjoy sunrise in the morning.
Day 6 Dhulikhel to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur 32km (1300m): It’s mostly down hill today as you ride roads and tracks back to Kathmandu. You stop for sightseeing in the ancient town of Bhakatpur where you can take in the local sights and culture.
Day 7 Prepare for your next trip.

Include / Excludes

Cost Includes:

  • Guide
  • Bike
  • Local guide/expert mechanic
  • Customized Giant or Fuji front suspension bikes and helmet
  • All lodgings and meals while tour
  • All food and accommodation (except meal in Kathmandu)
  • Shivapuri reserve entry fee
  • Airport transfer
  • Luggage drop only in two places (Nagarkot and Dhulikhel)

Cost Exclude:

  • Personal extras and special request purchases, confirmation or changes to flights
  • Faxes, e-mails and other personal correspondence
  • Drink and other food consumed other than the set out within the itinerary
  • Evacuation, medical expenses and related transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Bike clothing, mineral water, support vehicle
  • Entry fee into Bhaktapur durbar square

 

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