Round Annapurna Mountain Biking
Mountain biking along the Annapurna Circuit is a challenging and pleasant scenic ride. Travelling round Annapurna has remained popular due to its mountain terrain, lush valleys, glaciers, lakes and scenic beauty, arctic climate of high alpine region along with their ancient culture and traditions. Biking tour is the best way to discover these hidden treasures and diverse landscapes of Annapurna region.
Unique Adventure International has designed two week’s mountian biking package in the Himalaya. The trail starts right from Besisahar and follows river Marshyandi to its source catching the enchanting mountain views of Mt Manasalu and Himal chuli to the east. En route you pass by the fine village inhabited by a wide diversity of people from different ethnic groups. Extending the breathtaking scenery to its side, the trail continues to the north of the main Himalaya range to the height and dry Tibetan plateau. Biking via the Thorang La pass you will pierce from one rain shadow valley-- Manang into another valley --Mustang.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : Ride Kathmandu - Nagarkot (38km with 650m altitude gain)
Day 03 : Nagarkot-Shanku-Boudhanath-Kathmandu/Sleeping Vishnu (34 - 40km with 650 m. descent)
Day 04 : Drive to Besi Sahar. Overnight at lodge.
Day 05 : Ride Besi Sahar to Taal - Rideable: 70% Overnight at lodge.
Day 06 : Taal to Chame (Manang District). Overnight at lodge.
Day 07 : Chame to Manang. Overnight at lodge.
Day 08 : Rest day in Manang. Overnight at lodge.
Day 09 : Manang to Thorong Phedi. Overnight at lodge.
Day 10 : Thorong Phedi to Kagbeni via Thorung la pass. Overnight at lodge.
Day 11 : Ride down to Tatopani. Overnight at lodge.
Day 12 : Ride from Tatopani to Beni and Drive to Pokhara. Overnight at lodge.
Day 13 : Rest day in Pokhara. Overnight at lodge.
Day 14 : Fly or drive Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 15 : Transfer to international airport and departure to your own destination.
What is included?
- Guide with First Aid Kit and Mechanical Backup
- Annapurna Conservation Area entry permit fee and Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card fee.
- Food & Accommodation on twin sharing during biking days
- Dinner on day one and breakfast on day nine
- All Ground transportation
- Tourist bus to Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu
What is not included?
- Pokhara - Kathmadu Air fare, airport tax.
- Bike and accessories.
- Excess baggage charge.
- Bar & Beverage Bills
- Your Travel Insurance.
- Entrance fees for temples, heritage sites, manuments, monastery etc.
- Other personal expenses, tips & gratitudes etc.
Highlights of The Tour
Muktinath Temple, natural flame, natural shower, Kaligandaki valley, great Himalayan panorama etc.
The conditions stated in the itinerary are for the visitors who prefer full package programme. At the same time, we also serve you based on your choice. The selection of itineraries and the staff depends on your choice and financial procurement. We have options for any partial visit as per your requirement and financial condition.
We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.
Quick Fact of the Trip
- Trip Duration : 15 days
- Country : Nepal
- Trip starts : Pokhara
- Trip ends : Pokhara
- Group size : Min - 2