Kathmandu & Mustang, Nepal

Kathmandu & Mustang, Nepal

An incredible adventure showcasing the best trail riding in Nepal! This trip features XC, enduro, and big mountain biking in Kathmandu and the lower Mustang Region by truck shuttles, small aircraft, and pedal power or "Dal Bhat Power" as the locals would say. Experience jaw-dropping views of the biggest mountains on earth and discover the allure of Nepal as you indulge in delicious cuisine and heart-warming culture.

The adventure begins as your senses spring to life immediately upon arrival in Kathmandu! Bike through the heart of the city to the foothills of the Himalaya for an epic introduction to Himalayan singletrack. Spend a full day lapping Nagarkot trails, the best enduro zone in the country and home to an infamous Nepali enduro race and Enduro World Series qualifier. Travel by small aircraft and enjoy an evening in tropical Pokhara before catching another flight to the roof of the world! Experience a thrilling approach to Jomsom airport and ride to Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang. Shuttle to the sacred village of Muktinath for a big day of challenging climbs, amazing views, and huge singletrack descents. Ride through multiple climate zones and cruise down the deepest river gorge in the world! Descend more than 5000 meters over three days and finish with a fast and fun urban descent into Lakeside Pokhara. Ride tropical trails and relax in paradise before catching another small aircraft flight overlooking the Himalayas, and enjoying one last celebratory feast back in Kathmandu.

This trip is best suited for adventurous riders with intermediate or advanced technical skills and a moderate level of fitness. The majority of the biking takes place between 1500m and 3500m, with the highest point of the trip being 4100m! The riding is roughly 60% singletrack, 35% doubletrack, and 5% free-riding or hike-a-bike.

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Trail through Lupra Pass, Mustang region of Nepal

Trip Overview

What's Included

  • 11 nights of double occupancy accommodation
    • 4 nights in Kathmandu — 3 Hotel
    • 1 night in Nagarkot — 3 Hotel
    • 3 nights in Pokhara — 3 Hotel
    • 3 nights in traditional local teahouses
      • Private room supplement: $475
  • Three meals per day, from dinner upon arrival to breakfast before departure
    • We can accommodate any dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free, etc)
  • Bottled and/or filtered water for the duration of the trip
  • Local English speaking Nepali guides, drivers, and porters
  • Professional, certified, and experienced Wandering Wheels mtb guide and trip leader
  • Local english speaking Nepali guides, drivers, and support staff
  • Small groups
    • This trip features a 4:1 guest to guide ratio and a maximum of 8 guests
    • Groups can easily be split by ability level if needed
  • Trip planning and packing assistance
    • We'll send you a detailed trip packing list and all the important information
  • Bike maintenance support plus access to our full tool kit
  • Three domestic small aircraft flights
    • KTM to Pokhara, Pokhara to Jomsom, Pokhara to KTM
  • All transportation, including multiple shuttle uplifts and airport transfers, in private shuttle vehicles with safe and friendly drivers
    • Support vehicle on hand for the duration of the trip
  • All activities, entrance fees, and park permits as per itinerary

Not Included

  • International flights to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM)
  • Mandatory travel & medical insurance with helicopter evacuation coverage
  • Bikes and riding gear
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Trail snacks, souvenirs, laundry, other items of personal nature
  • Nepali Tourist Visa
  • Gratuities for guides and drivers
  • Skill Level 3 / Fitness Level 2+
  • Full suspension trail/enduro bike recommended
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Riding the Lupra Pass Trail, Nepal