Lower Mustang Valley has recently emerged as one of the best mountain biking destination on earth. No other places in the world has such an amazing, speechless and jaw dropping views of the 8000ers Himalayas and the best single track that Nepalese Himalayas has to offer.
We will take you through lush sub tropical foot hills to the Himalayan high desert up to 4000 meters high. Each and every moment will be amazement to you on a saddle. You will be wondering and asking yourself where I am now? With a great amazement! Some parts of the trip is a truly heaven, the views we will experience like on a post card but real just in front! You will ride through…. In the Lower Mustang Valley you will experience some of the most mind-blowing views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himalayas along with snow capped other peaks thrilling single-track ride through Himalayan dessert, alpine and colourful villages that will leave you a impression of ‘once in a life time experience’ and being proud of yourself that you have ridden in the world famous trails where the movie called ‘Where the trails ends’ was filmed.
Taking a dramatic flight or deadly Jeep drive to Jomsom is one of the best and adventurous Uplift of any Mountain bike ride in the world. You will be delivered straight up into the high Mountain at the edge of the Tibetan Plateau. Then our expertise and local knowledge of the region alongside our love of the trails and experience of what makes a great bike ride to deliver an exclusive version of this classic trails down the Lower Mustang Valley that not only shows off the culture and the landscape but also some of the best single-track Nepal has to offer! As mountain bikers we are out to have fun and we understand the importance of not just following the simplest route so we will put in the extra effort to seek out the best trails that we know will leave you grinning from ear to ear!
Physical / Technical Difficulty:
This is a high altitude biking route that would not be possible in many other spots on the planet. We love it because the riding is challenging both in the climbs and the descents, all through scenery that blows your mind. It’s definitely an adventure & one not for the faint hearted, yet with the new road there are route options and time scales that can be tailored to suit a range of abilities and styles of rider.
|SEASON||March to April, October to November|
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu Airport|
|PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE DEPARTURE||Please call us or email us 14 days before with flight details so we can arrange pick up and drop off from Kathmandu Airpor|
Essential trip information:
|No. of pax||2 Minimum|
Day 1: Departure
You will be picked up from the airport by our company representative and transferred to the hotel in Thamel, the tourist city in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the morning, you will have plenty of time to explore the Kathmandu valley.
After breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara early in the morning to Pokhara. In Pokhara, we can go sightseeing if we arrive early.
We will take flight to Jomsom which takes about 20 minutes. Once in Jomsom we will ride to Muktinath and back to Jomsom for a test ride.
The first day of real mountain biking. All we have been waiting for. This day we will ride through semi arid desert of Mustang passing several villages full of life.
We will be heading towards low land from thin air. Our lungs will get more air into it and you will feel different topography and geology then yesterday. We will ride through authentic Nepali foothills and villages with some jeep and single trails. We’ll ride through Kaligandaki river Valley, the deepest gorge of the world. We’ll end our ride today in the hot spring town called Tatopani. We will have opportunity to retreat our muscle/ body into the natural hot spring.
From Tatopani we’ll ride through Kaligandaki river bed along the dirt road we have no optional ride trails. We’ll roll through villages, temples and bushes. The ride will be final ride in Mustang region. Once we reach to Beni our van will be waiting us to transfer to Sarangkot. We will stay in a local guest house to superb view of the Annapurna Himalayan range.
Rest day in Pokhara, check out the bike and the body, chill out by the Phewa lake or take in the sights and sounds of the Pokhara valley. If you’ve still got the legs we can program some more awesome riding for you on our doorstep.
After breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu early morning. In Kathmandu, you can go sightseeing if we have time.
At least 3 hours before the flight, our company representatives will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport. We hope you have enjoyed the fishing trip and we also hope to see you back in future.
- Warm clothing for the evenings
- Sunglasses and a cap
- Towel and Toiletries
- Personal medication
- Personal entertainment items