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Overview
The journey to Nepal’s one of the most stunning destinations will keep you enchanted by the picturesque scenes of traditional villages, mountains, rivers, Kali Gandaki Gorge (the world’s deepest gorge), Rupse Waterfall (One of the longest waterfalls), countless rows of hills, and even extreme challenges when the terrain is difficult and the mountain air is thin. The Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour is one of the most adventurous and exciting experiences to seek through the two-wheelers across Nepal’s deserted region and the forbidden kingdom. Upper Mustang is a highly deserving, eye-catching, and out-of-the-ordinary destination for off-road motorbike trips, risk-takers, and adventure seekers. The original Upper Mustang begins from Kagbeni where the track winds its way up and down the edge of the valley. The view and adventure improve as you ascend and ascend to a higher height with the refreshing mountain air. Furthermore, the cultural mash-up, friendly hearts, and bright smiles of the Tibetan and Thakali inhabitants make the entire biking experience worthwhile.

Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Following your arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport. A representative from our company will take you up and sets you off at the selected hotel. Evening free local market visit by yourself.
Bike Test Ride in the evening

Early morning breakfast and we start the motorbike riding journey along the Prithivi Highway. We follow the Trishuli River for much of the journey where there are some beautiful views. Enjoy the scenes of small towns, bridges, villages, villagers, terraced farmlands, etc. We will have lunch somewhere around Malekhu, famous for trout fish. Reach Pokhara, check in, and relax
In the evening venture out for Phewa Lake boating, visit Taal Barahi in the middle of the Phewa Lake, and sunset and Himalayas viewing. Enjoy lakeside roaming & streetwalking
Overnight at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel, we ride about 105 kilometers along the paved road and reach Beni. The rough road starts and goes along the bank of the Kali Gandaki River and stunning waterfalls and reach Tatopani/Kalopani. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges such as Annapurna, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri at the backdrop.
Check-in, stroll around and relax in the natural hot spring
Overnight at the lodge

After Breakfast at Tatopani, we start the journey. As you approach Kalopani, the air changes and the upper mustang environment starts from here. Arrive at the windy valley with amazing landscape. Be ready to get hit by the sand on the face during the mid-day-ride past the villages of Ghasa, Tukuche, Marpha, and Jomsom. We will have lunch at Jomsom, enjoy the landscapes and soaring views of the Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Tukuche (6920m), and Nilgiri (7061m), and visit the apple garden.
Resume riding and reach the Hindu and Buddhist site of Muktinath Temple at 3800 meters. Interested riders can take the shower at 108 water taps and wash off all the sins (ancient beliefs) and watch the continuous burning fire from natural gas.
Overnight at the lodge.

After breakfast at Muktinath, take a morning stroll around the temple. Then, we proceed towards Lo-Manthang, the capital of Upper Mustang. Our permits are checked and registered in the Kagbeni check post. Pass via Chhuksang, Samar Village, Syangboche La, Bhena La, Ghiling, Ghami, and Tsarang villages enjoying a panoramic Mountain View of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho, Annapurna, and Bhrikuti peaks. Our ride goes via the bank of Kali Gandaki and also through the Nya La Pass at 4,010 meters from where we can get a magnificent view of Lo valley. Continue to Lo Manthang stroll around the town, visit the monastery & bond with the locals.
Overnight at a guest house.

After breakfast & proceed for a full-day exploration of Lo-Manthang valley. Visit the thousand years old monasteries such as Chode Gonpa, Jampa Monastery, and
Thupchen Gonpa. After lunch, ride to the Chhoser Cave also known as Jhong cave situated in Chhoser and Kora La pass (4460m, 50km). Return to Lo-Manthang after exploring. Visit the 4 story Palace of King and Queen of Lo if time permits
Overnight at a guest house.

After breakfast ride all the way down to Kalopani enjoying the scenic landscape and Himalayan vistas. Ride past Muktinath, Jomsom, Marpha, Tukuche, Ghasa, and Kagbeni. Overnight at a lodge.

After breakfast at Kalopani, start the ride and pass by Beni and Maldhunga villages along the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki. Arrive at Pokhara and check-in at the hotel.● Explore the surroundings and end the day with a couple of drinks and live music.
Overnight at the hotel.

Early morning ride to Sarangkot hill station at 1600 meters for sunrise and panoramic
mountain vistas including magnificent Annapurna massifs, Mount Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri, and Manaslu. Ride back to Pokhara hotel and enjoy the breakfast. Leave for Pokhara and head to Bandipur via Prithivi Highway. Enjoy the views of Annapurna Himalaya from certain places on clear days, and pretty village and farmland scenes along the route. Arrive in Kathmandu, check-in, and rest. May stroll around the streets of Thamel. Night at the hotel.

After breakfast at the hotel proceed for test riding and sightseeing. We ride to Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple & Bhaktapur Durbar Square (all UNESCO World Heritage Sites). Boudhanath Stupa is the biggest stupa in Nepal following Tibetan Buddhism and the whole area gives you a feeling of peacefulness. As you enter the gate of the stupa, thousands of pilgrims and travelers are seen making the Kora (circumambulation) to the giant white dome with giant Buddha eyes. The scent of Himalayan incense, the vendors selling Tibetan goods, Thangka Shops, and butter lamps, are just a few to see there. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered Hindu sites in the world. Indeed it is among the 4 most important Hindu sites in the world. The temple is located at the bank of the holy Bagmati River and is dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. Only Hindus are allowed on the main premises but others can explore the surrounding temples. The visitors can also witness the open cremation ceremony on the bank of the River. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is famous for its masterpiece architecture, traditional Newari artworks, and red brick tiles of the whole Square Complex. 55 windowed Palace, Nayatapola Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Big Bell, etc. are the highlights here.
Return to Kathmandu
Night at the hotel.

After breakfast, check out and depart to the airport in due time.

Inclusions
  • Airport Transfers (pick-ups & drop-offs) by private transportation
  • Twin/DBL Sharing room 3 Nights’ Accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Twin/DBL Sharing room 2 Nights’ Accommodations in Pokhara
  • Daily Breakfast at hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Best available lodges/guesthouses/tea house accommodation throughout the riding trip on the double supplement (as mentioned above)
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) throughout the trip in the Mountain
  • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Heritage Fees
  • Royal En-field Bike (Classic orHimalayan), Basic tools & Spares
  • An Experienced Certified Rider/guide
  • Back-up Vehicle to carry the luggage, motorbike spares, parts, and a mechanic
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit)
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
  • Upper Mustang Special Permit for 10 Days (885 AUD approx per Person).
  • Farewell dinner
  • All the road taxes, and applicable government taxes
Exclusions

  • International airfares
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel Insurance, Medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses (Alcoholic beverages, drinks, laundry, phone bills, etc.)
  • Fuel for bike
  • Personal Riding Gears and Any cost occurred by Bike and equipment damage
  • Tips and Gratitude
  • Expenses that are caused by unforeseen circumstances such as weather fluctuation, flight delays, natural disasters, political issues, personal illness, etc.
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the includes section

Notes

This tour requires intermediate to advanced levels of rider experience.

Guaranteed departure any date based on a minimum of two persons.

FEATURES

Region:                     Nepal Himalayas.

Ride Start Point     Kathmandu.

Ride End Point      Kathmandu.

Duration:                10Nights / 11 Days

Best season:           March, April, May—Sep, Oct, and Nov.

Highest elevation: 4460 meters.

Rivers:                      Trishuli, Kali, Marshyangdi, Seti, Kali Ghandaki, Rapti, Narayani, etc

Mountains:             Fish Tail, Annapurna Ranges, Nilgiri, Tukuche, Dhaulagiri etc.

We have added an extra day in Lo-Manthang and Kathmandu. Lo-Manthang has many significant sites to see and it will be fruitful to spend an extra day once you are already here. Though we have included full-day sightseeing in Kathmandu, you can opt. to spend that spare day in Pokhara instead of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is a cultural hotspot while Pokhara is known for its natural beauty.

Trip Highlights

Kathmandu-Pokhara-Tatopani /Kalopani-Muktinath-Lo Manthang-Sarangkot

Fixed-Departure
06 Mar, 2023

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AUD 6,178 P P single
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10 Apr, 2023

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11 May, 2023

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11 Sep, 2023

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10 Oct, 2023

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14 Nov, 2023

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19 Feb, 2024

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