Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour

Duration: 11 Days

About Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour

Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour is a thrilling journey in the Annapurna Himalayas during which you will map the most famous trekking trail of the Annapurna region. Biking in the Annapurna region will allow you to reach hidden corners easily without walking for hours. The trail is fantastic with lots of challenges that will surely test your endurance. Many parts of the Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking trail is unrideable, which adds a zest of adventure in the journey. In this situation, you have to push your bike. Jomsom Muktinath Biking will present you with stunning views of the Himalayan mountains, gorgeous scenery, and vibrant culture. 

Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour is a perfect package for the adventure seeker and biking lovers. We have professionally crafted our Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour itinerary to let you enjoy all the highlights of the Annapurna region. You will be biking through some of the most famous and picturesque villages, where you get to see the lifestyle, practices, and norms of the local people. During Jomsom Muktinath Biking 11 Days, you get to visit one of the holiest temples of Hindus, Muktinath Temple. The trail further descends to Tatopani, where you get to enjoy natural hot springs.

Throughout the journey, you get to witness breath-taking views of Annapurna Range (8,091 m), Lamjung Himal (6,983 m), Mt. Nilgiri (7,061 m), Mt. Gangapurna (7,455 m), Mt. Hiunchuli (6,441 m), Mt. Fishtail (6,993 m), etc. The best time to go on the Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking Tour is during Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November). These seasons are known as the traveling time in Nepal. You can travel to almost any part of Nepal during this season as the weather is mostly stable at high elevation. 

Jomsom Muktinath Biking difficulty is considered a moderate journey. With good stamina and health, you can complete a biking trip without any problem. The trail does include a few tough sections, where you have to give more energy. High altitude sickness can get triggered during Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking, however, with our flexible Jomsom Muktinath Mountain Biking itinerary and professional guide, you can go on this trip without any concern. Make sure you have good cardio fitness, strong stamina, and single track riding skill. 

Highlights

  • 108 waterspouts in Muktinath temple, a pilgrimage site for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims
  • Trek and explore through the typical villages of Thakali, Gurung and Tibetan and their culture
  • Taste the famous and special local Apple products like the Apple wine in Marpha 
  • Visit the centuries-old monastery and gompas of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon religion
  • Thrilling mountain biking along the Kali Gorge – world’s deepest gorge
  • Natural hot spring at Tatopani

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 M)

You will arrive at the Kathmandu airport where one of our team members will welcome you and take you to the hotel.

  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

After having breakfast, you will go on a sightseeing tour. You will visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc. All of these places are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the evening, you will arrange the required gear. 

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

Today, we will drive to Pokhara. The drive will be long and scenic. Upon reaching Pokhara, we will rest for a few hours. Later in the evening, we will explore the Lakeside market and do boating on Fewa Lake.

  • B&L
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Pokhara
  • 825 M
  • 7 hours

Taking an early morning flight, we will fly to Jomsom. The flight will present us with gorgeous landscape and mountain views. From Jomsom, we will begin biking towards Kagbeni. The route will be fairly easy and rideable. On the way, we will see a beautiful view of nature.

Distance: 12km
Rideable: 100% 

  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Kagbeni
  • 2810 M
  • 2 hours

Today, we will wake up early and have breakfast. After that, we will begin ascending on a rugged trail. The path will have tiny boulders, however, we can easily ride our bike on that. Upon reaching Muktinath, we will get freshened up and visit one of the holiest pilgrimage sites of Hindus, Muktinath Temple.

Distance: 13 km
Rideable: 100%

  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Muktinath
  • 3760 M
  • 2 hours

Today we will explore the surrounding areas. We will ride up to Thorong Phedi of the Mustang's side. After then, we will ride to Jhong village near Muktinath. It is a very old village. Then we will return back to Muktinath. 

  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Muktinath
  • 3760 M
  • 4-5 hours

Riding along the Kali Gandaki riverbank, we will move towards Marpha. We will ride to Jomsom via Lupra Village. It is the only village in Mustang where the people practice bon religion. After reaching Jomsom, we will take a small lunch break and continue riding towards Marpha. Further, the trail will take us to the village of Apple orchards, Marpha for night stay. It is a beautiful village of the Thakali people with a unique culture and tradition. We will get to taste one of the most delicious apples here and a few apple products. 

Distance: 26 km
Rideable: 100%

  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Marpha
  • 2670 M
  • 4 hours

After a good night's sleep, we will begin riding along the Kali Gandaki River. The trail goes downhill presenting lush and green scenery. we will pass by several beautiful villages and crossing bridges, then we will reach Tatopani for overnight stay.

Distance: 43 km
Rideable: 100%

  • B,L&D
  • Lodge
  • Tatopani
  • 1190 M
  • 5 hours

From Tatopani, we will ride along the river bed and reach Beni. From here, we will hop on the bus and drive towards Pokhara.

Distance: 23km
Rideable: 100% 

  • B&L
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Pokhara
  • 825 M
  • 6 hours

After having breakfast, we will drive to Kathmandu. The drive will present us with beautiful views of green hills, rivers, terraced fields, and small settlements. Upon reaching Kathmandu, we will move to the hotel and rest for the day. In the evening, we can do the shopping and evening farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • B,L&D
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • 7 hours

As per your flight departure time, one of the representatives of our company will take you to the airport for your flight back to your home.

  • B&B

What’s Included

  • Airport pick-up and drop.
  • 3 Nights accommodation in 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara on BB basis (A single supplement room will be served on request with an additional cost).
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, hot drinks) during the tour.
  • Mountain biking tour lodge (Tea House) accommodations with twin sharing basis during the tour.
  • All the staff’s salary, meals, accommodation & insurance.
  • English speaking MTB guide with his own bike during the tour. (French-speaking guide available with an extra additional cost if needed).
  • One porter for two people (maximum weight:12 kg per client) and assistant guide for group size above 4 people.
  • All necessary permits including a special permit for the restricted area and paperwork needed for the tour.
  • Government taxes, service charges, and official expenses.
  • Kathmandu valley tour with a tour guide in a private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by private vehicle, flight option available with additional cost.
  • Flight Pokhara–Jomsom.

 

  • Meals while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Your Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
  • Personal bicycle (to bring your own or rent at Kathmandu)
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Sightseeing and Monument entrance fees.
  • Tips for the guide, assistant guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Laundry, telephone, personal trekking equipment, hot shower, and battery charging during the trek.
  • Excess baggage charges during domestic flights (only 15kg altogether).
  • Medical evacuation (In case of emergency).