16th Feb - 1st March - 2020
WAT & YogaBuddy - Mountain Bike Tour Pokhara Valley Nepal
Have you ever made plans with your friends and family at Mountain Himalaya? We extend our wholehearted invitation to you for a unique experience in the serenity of life, while you take in the beauty of the snow-capped and majestic Himalayas. We look forward to welcoming you to Mountain Bike Tour Himalaya Nepal
WAT mountain bike tour confines natural beauty, awe-inspiring mountain sight, charming villages, smoothly undulating chains of hills with terraced fields of rice, subtropical forests and the unique outline.
WAT - Mountain Biking Tour offers a place of remarkable natural beauty, wonderful views of the fishtailed summit of Machhapuchhare and Annapurna and the beautiful placid lakes. Around Pokhara valley, bike tour can be considered as the voyage of natural wonders and complete excitement. Pokhara mountain bike riding tour is sure to make your cycling passion more deep with its natural panoramic beauties. Mountain Biking around Pokhara is one of the best experience having the splendid view of snow-capped mountains and enjoying the green hills. Sarangkot offers you to witness the sunrise over the White Mountains of Whole Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Ranges including fishtail. Continue through magnificent rhododendron forests back to visit the Pokhara valley features as Devi’s fall, Seti Gandaki (River Gorge), Gupteswar Gupha (Cave), Mahendra Gupha (Cave) Bindbyabasini Temple, Matepani Gumba (Buddhist Monastery) and other places. Moreover, World Peace Pagoda, Begnas Lake and the enchanting panorama of Phewa Lake are its additional highlights.
Highlights of WAT - Mountain Bike Tour Pokhara Valley
Duration: 14 Days Arrival to Departure
Location: Around Pokhara Valley, Dampus, Australian camp, , Sarangkot, Pokhara.
Trip Grade: Easy / Moderate
Required Skill: Moderate Mountain Bike Riding
Transportation: Tourist Bus/Car/Van/ Bicycle,
Activity: City tour/ Camping /Yoga meditation/ Biking additional activities:
- Massage techniques
- Authentic movement/dance
- Contact Improvisation
- Work with dreams and goals
- Art therapy/ painting
Who’s it for? People who do mountain biking regularly, are fit and are looking for a multi-day mountain bike adventure that gets their heart rate going.
Length: – 14 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
Fitness Factor: – Good cardio fitness and bike carrying strength and stamina are required.
Skill Factor: – Confident in rocky descents and not bothered by exposure.
Comfort Zone: – Homely tea houses, cozy fires, and great food Not exactly glamorous, but nothing too off the charts! WiFi access in most places. Living in guest houses and the tent with nature environment
Detailed Itinerary of WAT - Mountain Bike Tour
Day 01: - Greetings at Kathmandu Airport We will meet you at airport and transfer to your hotel. As you freshen up
after your long journey, we will discuss briefly about the program. If you arrive at night we will have the same discussion next day morning after breakfast.
Day 02: - Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley
A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu, the capital valley
The very next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for a full day
sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. We will visit the center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square takes you to the ancient Nepalese culture. On journey back to hotel, you can explore the local areas, gullies and lifestyle.
Day 03: - Drive to Pokhara ( 200km - 7 hours by bus )
After having your breakfast, we will take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour drive exploring & enjoying with scenic beauty all the way around. In the evening, a boating trip on Phewa Lake will be followed where you can enjoy the spectacular views of Annapurna Himalaya Range reflected in all its glory in the calm green water of the lake.
Day 04: - Pokhara to Dhampus (2,100m/6,900ft) - 38 km - 1 hour by bike to Sarangkot+ 3 hours by bike to Dhampus
The ride begins from Phewa lake; we leave lakeside behind then the trail lead toward Sarangkot which offer panoramic views of Phewa Lake, Pokhara valley, Annapurna range and Harpan valley. After this we will ride along a jeep track though Padeli, Gyarjati and we will stop for at Naundanda for the lunch. The ride then follows the wider trail for about 15 minutes, steep up. Gradually, the trail forces us to push and carry the bike for about 30 minutes until we catch up the ride able trail to Australian camp for another 15 minutes. over night stay in Asutalian camp
Day 06: -Biking from Australain to Panchase Bhanjyang (29.7 km - 3 hours )
Early in the morning, we will start the trek through the beautiful forest from where you can see the view of mountains peeking out of the trees. On the path, you can enjoy the natural beauty with the view of mountains, green forest, the monkey playing with each other, birds chattering, and the wind blowing at its own pace. The mountains that can be seen include some 8-thousand like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I and Manaslu in distance and others like Annapurnas, Lamjung, Gangapurna, and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail). The jeep trail is also done to reach up to the Panchese Bhanjyang. As a whole, the trek completes in about 4 hours and the destination for today is 10.5 km away from Bhumdi. Stay overnight in three sister guest house ..
Day 07 - Free Day
Day to take rest not going anywhere explore your self and to create your piece of art. Trekking to Buddhist stupa and Hindu temple with view point
Day 8 -Biking from Panchase Bhanjyang to Pokhara - 2 h 36 min (30.4 km)
After breakfast we will return to pokhra city.
Once back in pokhara, there will be time in the afternoon for some trinket shopping or to explore some of the many temples and places of interest in the city.
Day 9 Pokhara City- 4 hours by bike
Today we will have full day sightseeing tour of pokhara on mountain bike. We will visit Devi’s fall, Seti Gandaki (River Gorge), Gupteswar
Gupha (Cave), Mahendra Gupha (Cave) Bindbyabasini Temple, Matepani Gumba (Buddhist Monastery) and other places.
Day 10 : - Biking from Pokhara to Kristi Danda (20 km) – 5 hours by bike
From Pokhara we will go to Kristi Danda by biking. It’s a long day ride but
offers very beautiful villages and hills. And we return back to hotel for the night.
Day 11: - Bike to world peace pagoda ( 12 KM - 1 HOURS )
World Peace Pagoda was built in 1996 across the southern shore of Phewa lake. It is beautiful hill station as well as preserves the cultural monuments.
Day 012: - Bike to Mahendra cave ( 8 km 30 minute)
Ride to Mahendra cave, Seti river gorge, David's falls,mountaineering museum, Tibetan refugee camp end of Phewa Lake. Over night stay pokhra
Day 13: - Pokhara to Kathmandu, 6/7 hour Drive. 200km
Will Take a drive by tourist bus to Kathmandu. At the evening you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show, taking some beautiful snaps and making up your mind for the returning journey. A huge range of Western, European and Nepali cuisine offers you very delicious local taste all around in city. You can have a greeting exchanging among friends and buy some souvenirs.
Day 14: - Final Departure
We will drop you to the International Airport for your convenience. Wish you a happy journey in the traditional and cultural way of Himalaya. Hope to see you again.
Mountain bike The WAT Bike Worldwide team wants connecting you to the world people to people, but also a relaxing and fun experience, so here's our Essential & Frequently Asked Questions!
Two (or more) Qualified & Experienced Guides
We understand that everybody is different. Some riders will want to push hard, others will want to take in the views and learn about the surrounding area and cultures. All of our guides are selected not only for their fitness but also for their local knowledge. The passion for mountain biking, fun-loving nature and local connections, that all our guides have, ensure that your adventure will be an incredible journey.
Аccommodation in hotels and guest houses
Food – breakfasts and celebration dinner, snacks on the way
Jeep support as per need- on the way
Gratuity for guides.
What's NOT Included:
International flights to and from the adventure country
Country entry visa fees
Travel & Medical insurance (these are compulsory and must include helicopter evacuation in the event of an emergency at the respective altitudes)
Equipment hire or rental
Personal items purchased during the adventure
Extra activities in the adventure location (these can be arranged for an additional fee)
WAT - Mountain Bike Tour Pokhara Valley Nepal
During the trip, we will be staying in LOCAL TEA HOUSES and tents. In most cases, we will provide private, twin sharing rooms with attached bathrooms and sometimes there will be sharing bathrooms. Unless you book single supplement the room will have two separate beds. Double beds are not common in Tea Houses so if you are a couple you might have to push the beds together
Internet: and 3G is available all over the area .. The signal may not always be fast but it is there. Some Tea houses will charge you extra to use the internet.
Power and access to charging – All Tea Houses have this and you can charge phones, cameras and lights. In some Tea Houses, a small charge is applicable for this. But electricity is very limited. Carrying a Power Bank or spare batteries is recommended on this trip.
Hot water for showers is available in all Tea Houses, can vary depending on sunshine (some places issolar). Hot water is not automatic. The Hot Water Charge IS INCLUDED in our standard trip prices.
Laundry Service is only available in hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara
The food on the trail is pretty good. Menu items vary for the local staple Dhal Bhat (Rice, Lentils, Veg Curry, Spicy Pickle, and optional Meat Curry) to Noodles, Pasta, Roti, Eggs and all kinds of soups and locally made flatbreads, Oats and Potato dishes. Fresh Fruit is generally limited in these areas.
Vegetarians and Vegans are not a problem at all, there are multiple menu items for both requirements that are filling and nutritious and high energy. Though we do recommend you to pack nuts, dried fruit, and relevant energy items.
Drinking Water is an important topic, the tap water in Nepal is NOT SAFE to drink and mineral water bottles are an environmental hazard. Since 2017 HST is trying our best to eliminate the need for disposable water bottles. Please bring water purification tablets with you for the trip.
See you soon in Himalaya!
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PRICE: (INCLUDES TRANSFERS, BIKE HIRE, STAY FOR 14 DAYS, FOOD, MEDITATION, ART AND SUPPORT FOR YOUR TRIP)
EARLY BIRD: £840 (BEFORE OCTOBER 1ST)
SECOND STAGE: £870 (BEFORE DECEMBER 1ST)
THIRD STAGE: £895 (AFTER DECEMBER)
£150 NON REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT
FLIGHTS NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE
CANCELLATION: DEPOSIT IS NON REFUNDABLE AND CANCELLATION NEEDS TO BE AT LEAST 1 MONTH BEFORE AS NO REFUND CAN BE MADE AFTER THIS TIME. PLEASE PURCHASE TRAVEL INSURANCE SUITABLE FOR THIS TYPE OF ACTIVITY THAT WILL INCLUDE HELICOPTER RECOVERY. IF YOU CANCEL THE TRIP BECAUSE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY THEN THIS CAN BE CLAIMED ON THE INSURANCE.