Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


An Apex  Asia Holidays representative will organize a small pre-trip meeting at the hotel lobby before commencing the day trip. Please bring a copy of your passport, travel insurance document and three passport-size photos.

Then we head off for sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. You will visit three main places: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered temples for Hindus. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit the temple from different countries. Bouddhanath is located in the outskirts of Kathmandu city and is a holy Buddhist monument. Meeting monks, learning about Buddhism and stupa dome is the main attractions of Bouddhanath. Finally, Bhaktapur Durbar Square large premises of ancient house and temples is a settlement of local ethnicity called Newars. Fifty-five-window Palace, golden temple, pottery house are definitely worth a visit in the tour.

After the tour, we head back to Thamel, where our guide will help you with checking gears required for the trek. There are plenty of trekking shops in Thamel, so you can rent or purchase if you’ve missed anything to bring.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


We drive early in the morning to Besi Sahar, which is the trailhead of our biking trip. We spend the afternoon preparing equipment, managing porters and an optional warm up ride.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 175Km (Drive) Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: 1338m (Kathmandu)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1338m (Kathmandu) to 760m ( Besisahar)

The path soon turns to jeep track and along the Marshyangdi River. We gain some elevation elevation today. This is the perfect introduction to more thrilling ridEs in coming days.

[Road Condition: Off-road 30%, Paved Road 70%]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 18Km (Ride) Approx. 4hrsHighest Point: 1360m (Jagat)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 760m ( Besisahar) to 1360m (Jagat)

The first 7km is jeep tracks, where the track will finish and we push the bike up steep rocky bits. We then descend 1km down to the valley surrounding Tal. The remoteness and marvelous site always fascinate us.

[Road Conditions: Off-road 100% Rideable: 70% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 20Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 1700m ( Tal)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1360m (Jagat) to 1700 (Tal)

After leaving Tal, there is a Mani Wall, these should always be passed from the left side, i.e. clockwise. Along the road, we pass green corn, barley and potatoes field and the valley becomes narrow again. From Tal to Danaku it involves large percent of push and carries. Once we cross Danaku then the most rideable path with closer views of snow-capped peaks and reach Chame, where we can enjoy and feel relax.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 60% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 21Km (Approx. 6.5hrs)Highest Point: 2620m (Chame)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1700 (Tal) to 2620m (Chame)

Today we ascend through the pine forest, and the dirt trails lead you through villages and settlements and get the opportunity locals, peoples.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 50% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 17Km (Approx. 5hrs)Highest Point: 3230m (Pisang)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2620m (Chame) to 3230m (Pisang)

The path goes through a dense forest in a steep, narrow valley. Continue trail along the river to Pisang, where the altitude is enough to bring the symptoms of AMS. We will pass through Humde and Varga with its monastery rooted in Tibetan religion.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 95% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 19Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 3540m (Manang)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3230m (Pisang) to 3540m (Manang)

Rest day and acclimatization in Manang Today is the acclimatization day.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Physical activity starts getting tough because of altitude and a steady climb up. Today we are heading toward Yak Kharka at the altitude of 4,010m from the sea level. We have to go slowly and enjoy the scenery and culture.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 75% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: 15Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 4010m (Yak Kharka)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3540m (Manang) to 4010m (Yak Kharka)

We gain altitude each day that makes our ride very strenuous, as we reach Thorong Phedi. It is very important to prepare mentally and physically for the highest climb of next day. The hill surrounding scenery impresses and encourages riding.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 40% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 12Km (Approx. 4hrs)Highest Point: 4450m ( Thorong Phedi)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4010m (Yak Kharka) to 4450m ( Thorong Phedi)

Early morning we cross Thorong- La Pass because the trail gets windy from late morning, making it difficult to cross the pass. It takes approximately 4 hours to reach the top, which is about 3km, and 100% carry for bikers. Once we reach the top the path descends rapidly on a very steep slope, it is a technical riding. In about 45 minutes we reach Muktinath (3,800m) and enter the medieval village of Kagbeni before Mustang.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 85% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 22Km ( Approx. 8hrs)Highest Point: 5416m ( Thorong La Pass)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4450m ( Thorong Phedi) to 5416m ( Thorong La Pass)

Today we descend to tropical lowland from snow-capped peaks. Leaving the Kagbeni the trail follows a wide riverbed leading into the Jomsom. The trail then follows the rough jeep tracks descending through villages Marpha and Khopang.

[Road Conditions: Rideable: Off- Road 100% ]

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: 42Km (Approx. 6hrs)Highest Point: 2800m (Kagbeni)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2800m (Kagbeni) to 1190m (Tatopani)

The path is becoming less rocky, from the Beni the track undulating which follows the course of the river, passes through paddy field and take a vehicle and transfer to Pokhara.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: 35Km (Approx. 6hrs) and driveHighest Point: 1190m (Tatopani)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 1190m (Tatopani) to 900m (Pokhara)

Today we will have full day sightseeing in Pokhara. The places we visit are Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Devis waterfall, museums, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave. You will have a relaxing evening.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


Today we will drive back to Kathmandu on a tourist bus.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: 200Km-Drive (Approx. 7hrs)Highest Point: 1338m (Kathmandu)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 900m (Pokhara) to 1338m (Kathmandu)

The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner