Mountain biking around Annapurna

The Annapurna Circuit is one of the best Himalayan trails for biking and hiking in Nepal. The beautiful scenery, landscape, valleys and mountain views are really incredible. The gentle inclines and well maintained trails make this one of the best ways to get into the heart of the Himalayas on a Mountain Bike. This journey is a combination of biking and trekking, but as progression develops the trail has helped to bring amenities to the remote villages, the way is becoming more and more bike friendly and will certainly offer you the experience of a life time. The route takes you  completely around the Annapurna Massif and back into the Pokhara Valley, passing between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. The ride is technical and highly challenging but very rewarding.

Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome and pick up from airport /  transfer to hotel

Day 02: Test the bikes around The Kathmandu Valley country side riding about 10 – 12 Kms, overnight stay at hotel/guest house on BB

Day 03: Bus transfer to Besisahar 760m

Day 04: Bike Besisahar to Jagat 1300m, ridable.

Day 05: Bike Jagat to Tal, 1700m. Ride(20%) and push (78%)

Day 06: Bike Tal to Chame, 2670m. Ride and Carry self

 Day 07: Bike Chame to Lower Pisang, 3200m. ridable

Day 08: Bike Lower Pisang to Manang, 3540m (over Ghyaru,3670m carry). Ridable

Day 09: Stay in Manang (Acclimatisation)

Day 10: Bike Manang to Thorong Phedi, 4450m. Rideable

Day 11: Bike Thorong Phedi over Thorong La pass 5416m to Kagbeni, 2800. Approx 4 hours carry up and ride 3 hours down

Day 12: Bike Kagbeni to Jomsom, 2720m. Rideable 100% off road

Day 13: Bike Jomsom to Tatopani, 1190m. Rideable

Day 14: Bike Tatopani to Beni, 830m rideable and with the Bus to Pokhara, 820m

Day 15: Stay in Pokhara. Explore around.

Day 16: Fly or drive back to Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight stay at hotel/guest house on BB

Day 17: Sightseeing around Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel/Guest house on BB

Day 18: As per the flight schedul / transfer to airport / flight to onward destination

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

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