Would you love to explore Nepal in a different way? Wouldn’t you love to enjoy Kathmandu in the best way possible?
We offer a range of biking routes, and you can choose the one that you prefer the most, depending on the time and level you want your experience to be. The best thing this trip offers is all the Oriental attractions we can find here, like the Valley, which is a concoction of the ancient religion, medieval culture and modern lifestyle of this land. Kathmandu offers many historical heritage monuments, trendy neighborhoods, temples, bustling markets, farmlands, forests, parks and ponds, so you have plenty to see here.
The biking routes we offer are:
1. Route: Hotel – Mudkhu – Tokha – Hotel
This cycling trip is thought for those who’d like to exercise a little and have plenty of fun. We will begin our trip at the hotel going towards Mudkhu. The road is in excellent conditions, which will take us to some village trails at Mudkhu, as we are crossing farmlands and villages till reaching Tokha. This route is recommended for a casual day out with family and friends. Difficulty: easy.
2. Route: Hotel – Balaju – Mudkhu – Chaurgaun – Jhor – Tokha – Budhanilkantha – Hotel
The route has been thought to get to experience all sides of Kathmandu in just five hours. We will be riding through the busy city to Balaju, where the rural areas are. You will cycle through villages split by paddy fields and linked off trails till reaching your final destination of Budhanilkantha. Our last stop before heading back to the hotel, the Budhanilkantha Temple, is an open-air Hindu temple. It is one of the most popular temples in Kathmandu. Difficulty: moderate.
3. Route: Hotel – Kakani – Budhanilkantha – Hotel
We will begin cycling in Kathmandu, but we will quickly leave the city behind, to start following an off-road track through Nagarjun forest. We will be riding past farmhouses and villages uphill to Kakani. From there, we will ride through Shivapuri National Park to explore the different flora and fauna in the front, to reach Budhanilkantha. The Budhanilkantha Temple located here is an open-air Hindu temple the statue, carved in the seventh century. It is one of the most popular temples in Kathmandu. Difficulty: hard.
4. Route: Hotel – Thamel – Budhanilkantha – Staff College – NagiGompa – Helipad – Kapan – Hotel
A road in great conditions through the city leads to Budhanilkantha from Thamel. The Budhanilkantha Temple located here is an open-air Hindu temple the statue, carved in the seventh century. It is one of the most popular temples in Kathmandu. The road continues uphill towards the Shivapuri National Park. The downhill route is very steep and requires a fine degree of expertise in mountain biking towards the Helipad. From there, we will find an easy and smooth ride to Kapan. Difficulty: technical.
5. Route: Hotel – Changunarayan – Sankhu – Gokarna – Hotel
We will begin our ride towards the district of Bhaktapur, where we will ascend up to the Changunarayan temple, which is located on top of a hill. We will descend from Changunarayan to the agricultural village of Sankhu. From Sankhu, we will ride to the Gokarna village located near the Gokarna Forest Reserve. Difficulty: moderate.
6. Route: Hotel – Chapagaun – Khokona – Bungmati – Chobhar – Hotel
We will visit the rural Lalitpur district and will begin our trip from Chapagaun, making our way past the villages of Khokana and Bungmati. All of these towns are traditional Newari villages, which have preserved their ancient culture and ways of living. These villages are also often called “living museums”, as you will get the feeling of being in medieval times as you cross these villages. Difficulty: moderate.
7. Route: Hotel – Jamacho – Mudkhu – Hotel
We will ride towards the Nagarjun forest at the very beginning. Entering the forest, we will ride through tracks uphill and then downhill to enjoy the nature and the scenes of the Himalayas. We will be reaching the Mudkhu village after our trip into the wild. From there, it is just a two and a half hour ride back to Kathmandu. Difficulty: moderate.
- High-quality mountain bike and helmet
- Local government-licensed guides
- Fees for entering parks, reserves, temples and all other areas
- Rides in private vehicles