Mountain Bike Upper Mustang

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17 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
280 Km
avg 22 Km
Guided

Tour operator:  Himalayan Single Track


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The Forbidden Kingdom

Well let’s be honest, if it was forbidden we would not be riding here! Mountain Bike Upper Mustang is fast becoming one of the most popular cycling destinations in Nepal. It’s not just about the challenging ascents and endless single track descents, it’s about the journey of discovery of the nomadic horse culture, breathtaking scenery and friendly heart-warming people that inhabit the region. If you love both culture and mountain biking, a particularly good time to go is in May to coincide with the Tiji Festival.

Venture into a land where Nomads herd yaks in the high pastures, ponies carry your luggage, rosy cheeked locals toil the arid soil to earn a living, where Tibetan culture is almost untouched by civilization and add to this some of the BEST and most Challenging mountain biking terrain in the world and you have an unforgettable journey.
For most of our guides, this is our favorite ride in Nepal, especially now we have added in new single tracks out in the remote regions of Yara, Luri Ghumpa and Tangye.  Put simply this trip showcases the very best Mountain Biking that the Himalaya has to offer!

Who’s it for? Fit mountain bikers. Trails can be tailored according to skill level, but you should be able to climb and descend with confidence. It’s also a tour for lovers of culture and it might help if you don’t have a fear of flying in small planes.
Fitness Factor:- Good cardio fitness and hiking/biking pushing stamina required. Most of the trail is above 3000 meters altitude.
Skill Factor:- Confident on rocky descents, loose surfaces and some exposed single tracks
Comfort Zone:- Let’s say rustic, simple and homely Tea Houses, basic but good food, occasional hot water, no connectivity.

Information

Tour Location

Country:
Nepal
From:
Kathmandu
To:
Kathmandu

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Support:
Luggage Transfer, Bike Hire available
Duration:
17 Days
Level:
Adv/Challenging
Terrain:
Off-road, Lots of climbing, Technical
Accommodation:
Double Occupancy
Cost From:
USD 2800
Single Supplement:
US$390 per person

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
280 Km
Riding Days:
13
Month(s):
March, April, May, June, October, November
Departure:
2020 9th April, 22nd May, 23rd Sept, 23rd Oct, 14th Nov 2021 4th April, 12th May, 23rd Sept, 18th Oct, 12th Nov

Additional Information

Inclusions

PERMITS/ENTRY FEES
Upper Mustang Restricted Area Permit
ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
TIMS (Trekking Information Management System)
Kathmandu Sightseeing Entry Fees,
Tatopani Hot Springs

FLIGHTS
Pokhara to Jomsom – Tara Air
Pokhara to Kathmandu – Buddha Air
All airport taxes and Service Charges
Excess Luggage Charges up to 7kg Over weight

MEALS
Breakfast (16)
Traditional welcome dinner and traditional dance
Tea and Coffee  during the biking trip
Drinking water on the biking trip (Purified using SteriPen)

TRANSPORT
Airport Transfers (All)
Private Vehicle Kathmandu to Pokhara
Private Vehicle Beni to Pokhara

GUIDES/PORTERS
15 Days Qualified Mountain Bike Guide (MBLA Certificate and Wilderness First Aid)
11 Days Porter, Pony and Pony Handler
Support Guide for group over five people
All Guide and Porter expenses and insurance

WORKSHOP/TOOLS
Full use of Himalayan Single Track
Workshop for assembling, washing and packing bikes
Travel tool box carried by guides on tour

Exclusions

International Airfares
Travel and Evacuation Insurance
Bike Hire
Personal expenses like Booze, Laundry etc...

Options

Bike hire available
Other dates on Request for private groups (2 pax or more)

Booking Conditions

20% Deposit Required

Group Information

10% 4 to 6 Pax

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