Mustang Bike Tour - 8 Days

This is a breath-taking biking trip for those who really want to experience an awe-inspiring holiday that offers the most of Nepal from Himalayan Epic Ride to the low land tropical topography. We also include Jomsom Muktinath which is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindu and Buddhist people.  It is believed that once you reach Muktinath and take a bath by walking under 108 water spouts, your sins will be washed away and you will be as an innocent as a child again. We will be riding through pristine villages, accommodated by diverse groups of lovely Native people, embraced by high mountain peaks, unique culture and authentic lifestyle. It is an all mountain ride with Enduro oriented trails, however we also could have XC types of trails to tailor the ride to your physical and technical desires or needs for a wonderful mountain biking experience on the Himalayan trails. Embrace an amazing experience of biking in between the two eight thousand meter mountains of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I, as we will ride through the deepest gorge in the world.

Bucket list and one of the most popular mountain biking destination in the world

Epic ride and epic flights in between two 800+ peaks

Awesome single track ride through Lupra valley

Greeting by and meeting local people

Prayers flags and clockwise rounding of Monasteries

Eternal flame, mixed Buddhist and Hindu culture

Apple garden, apple cider and apple brandy

Himalayan high desert to tropical topography

3 eight thousand meter peaks you can view from one place.

Biking on a five-hundred- year- old salt trading route to Tibet to seeing remnants of old buildings.

Day 1
Fly/ Bike Pokhara -Jomsom (2743 M.)/ Bike to Kagbeni (2800 m.)

We will wake up early in the morning to catch the first flight to Jomsom. Once we land at Jomsom then assemble our bikes, have breakfast and ride along the Kaligandaki river bed. We will stay at Kagbeni in a guest house.

Day 2
Kagbeni to Muktinath (3800 m.)

Today, we have challenging uphill ride to check own fitness on uphill at the Himalayan height, the thin air what we call. Muktinath is famous pilgrimage among Buddhist and Hindu people from all over the world. Stay over night at Lodge.

Day 3
Muktinath to Thorong Phedi than back to Muktinath

We are here on our destination today. We have option either to stay relaxed, visit temple, monasteries and pay attention to the homage of locals by praying and Pooja or hiking up the Thorong Phedi and down to Muktinath.

Day 4
Muktinath to Marpha (2670 m.)

Muktinath to Marpha allows us the best optional ride which one to take either follow Jeep track or super flow fun single track via Lupra valley. Our tour leader and individuals and group can decide which route to take based on their technical skills. if you are a single track rider and if you are an intermediate rider still you can try to take the via Lupra trails which is a rewarding ride. We are more than sure you will have smile on your face during the whole trip. The best trail Mustang has to offer! Marpha is famous as an Apple capital by production of Apple brandy and other apple related products.

Day 5
Marpha to Tatopani

We have another beautiful day to go for an awesome ride. We will ride through pristine villages of Marpha, Tukuche, Kalopani, Ghasa and other ethnic Magar Villages that will not only allow us to have best ride also observe the culture and diversity of nature from Himalayan height to subtropical topography. We will hit some of the best single trails through apple garden and pine forest. It’s an amazing day on your holiday. There will be a natural muscle recovery remedy in the evening immerse yourself into the natural hot spring.

Day 6
Bike Tatopani to Beni Drive Beni to Naudanda and Bike to Sarangkot.

We are heading to Pokhara today to the lower altitude that means we have full of oxygen in our lungs. Our ride will be on a Jeep track all the way to Beni along the Kaligandaki River bank. It will be mostly downhill through Myagdi district. Our private vehicle will be waiting us to take upto Naundanda and our ride will start to Sarankot we will be staying in this village which offers the superb, an extraordinary view of lake, landscapes and Mountain.

Day 7
Sarankot to Bhumdi (1600 m.)

We are at the spot where you can have the views of the above Eight thousand height mountains, the Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu You will definitely get amazed by the jaw-dropping sceneries of the Himalayas and beautiful landscapes. After the sunrise view we will ride down hill to Harpan valley then climb up to the Bhumdi village.

Day 8
Bhumdi to Pokhara via Pumdi

Today is the last day of our rides but not the least. We will ride through Pumdi village, forest and terraces which is different than what we have ridden up in the Mustang. We will take a stop at world peace Pagoda for a Kora (to make a right circle of the stupa) then we will hit the queen forest single-track after this single track we will ride back to Lakeside and celebrate your holiday tonight with your crews and group.

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What kind of Bike do I need?

We would say all-mountain bike! however depends on what types of ride you will be doing here in our playground. We do have all-mountain, cross country and Enduro/downhill oriented ride so based on yours selection the types of ride you can decide to bring your bike. We would recommend minimum 120 mm 140 travel front and rear. If your preference is hard tail riding then it is Ok to ride on hard tail also.

How far we will be mountain biking each day on our trip?

Generally we cover distance each day varies from place to place. Usually we will ride from 15 km to 55 km in a day. As we will be riding on high altitude, we will gain height gradually during the trip to make sure that your body become accustomed and adapt to the altitude gain. Our team leader will speak each evening and give you info of the types of trails you will be riding next day.

What kind of tires should I bring for the ride in Nepal?

We would recommend aggressive thread for this ride as we will be encountering rough, muddy, dusty, loose sandy and hard dry trails. It is better to have Maxxis Ardent 2.3 and 2.4 for all mountain rides but if you are signed on Enduro/downhill trip we would recommend Maxxis high roller 2.3 and 2.4, you can bring same quality tires from Bontrager or Schwalbe.

How we going to transport all our stuff/ we have to carry or manage all our gear with us while riding and what about my bike bags?

We will be transporting your entire luggage on Jeep where accessible by road and if not accessible by road then we will transport your luggage on plane and there will be porter to carry your luggage on the Mountain while you will be riding. You only need to carry a day pack with your camel bag with energy bars, windcheater, sun blocks and tools that you may use them to repair your bike just in case. Your luggage will transfer to your next accommodation each day before your arrival in most of the days. Regarding your bike bag we will be stored in our office and you will re-pack your bike after the trip.

What do I need to bring ?

We will send you detailed clothing and equipment check list in advance after your confirmation for the trip.

Can I combined Trekking and Biking with your company?

Yes! We are authorized company and we have team member who have done trekking in Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Manaslu and Dhaulagiri region. We can help you to organize all your outdoor activities so that you do not have to dig many websites for the same work we can do easily for you as we have consortium partners to work together in tourism industries. Let us know what are your ideas or schedule for trekking, rafting even activities

Cost Includes:

  • Foods (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) while on Bike tour.
  • Accommodation in Lodge/ Guest house at Bike tour.
  • Airport drop off for Jomsom trip
  • Mountain bike and gears (As per specification after letting us your bike size)
  • Flight ticket from Pokhara to Jomsom
  • An experience English speaking local Mountain Bike Guide
  • Porters to support your luggage.
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) and Annapurna Conservation Entry Permit.
  • All the Ground Transportation
  • Safe drinking water
  • Food, accommodations, salary, insurance and transportation for supporting staff/crew.

Cost Excludes:

  • Dual suspension Mountain Bike.
  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Beverage/soft drinks and mineral water in mountains.
  • Travel, activity, medical and emergency evacuation insurance.
  • Tipping for guides, porters and supporting staffs.

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Price From USD $ 1,765/person
1765
Total $ 1,765 USD

Trip Facts

  • Mt. Bike/ Air/ Ground
  • 1 or above
  • Max. 4000 M.
  • March to May, September to November
  • Guest House/ Lodge
  • 13 Days
  • Moderate