Mountain biking is the sport of riding bicycles off-road, often over rough terrain, using specially designed mountain bikes which are durable and can run over high hills without any obstacles. This sport requires endurance, core strength and balance, bike handling skills, and self-reliance within yourself. With the majestic Himalayas as the backdrop, high hills, steep rocks, Nepal is known to be adventurous for bike riders.
Mountain biking in Nepal has been gaining much more popular among the adventure lover from around the world over the past few years. Pedaling across awesome mountain villages, local settlements, high passes, rugged and tough mountain terrains, winding rivers, terraced rice fields, temples and monasteries where the majestic snow-capped Himalayan peaks stand as backdrops make mountain biking in Nepal an exceptionally inspiring activity for mountain riders with any level of experience and fitness. It focuses on enhancing the tourism in Nepal by promoting adventurous, challenging, exciting and rewarding trip through mountain biking along happiness.
According to the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), more than 120,000 tourists enjoyed mountain biking in this Himalayan Nation last year. Normally, mountain biking is carried out up to the height of 4,500 m but few daring bikers had reached to Thorang La Pass which is at an altitude of 5,416 m.
The challenging trails and geographical condition of the country are the main reasons for the growing preference for mountain biking. The Nepal Trek Adventures offer the best mountain biking trails for mountain bikers looking for the next big adventure trail in Nepal. With trails skirting green forest and traditional villages and terraced farmlands, biking through the Nepali countryside makes an unforgettable experience for you. For mountain biking, NTA arranges bikes for you of your choice or of close substitute of your preference wheels.
Mountain biking is a special tailor-made trip so, for further queries you can contact us. We handle mountain biking trip as a separate tour/trekking itinerary as it requires the special guide and other things.
In Nepal, there are many places where we can get the experience of mountain biking. Some of the most popular spots are listed below.
The Kathmandu city is a valley where it is surrounded by high hills, steep rocks, and jungles, park etc. If you want to explore Kathmandu valley with the help of Mountain bike then it is the best option for you. This ride is a unique cultural experience, which made you know about each and every places customs, traditions as you pedal through local villages along the beauty of Nature with the picturesque view of Himalayas and hills as well as temples and monasteries which are listed in UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Upper Mustang along with the Annapurna Circuit is the popular multi-day mountain biking destinations for the adventurous riders. Upper Mustang, along with the Annapurna circuit, will expose you to the challenges of riding around Upper Mustang, with the Annapurna Circuit reaching 5,416 m at its highest point.
All we know about Pokhara is that it is a beautiful city so-called the city of lakes. Mountain biking over here will be really awesome and adventurous. You will be riding around beautiful lakes like Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, etc along cool windblown down. Mountain Biking in Pokhara may involve some tough climbing but will reward you with some exhilarating and mind-blowing downhill slopes.
Mountain biking for the adventurous riders in the Everest region is very flexible in terms of trails and customized options and you can bike in view of Mt. Everest itself, while experiencing the legendary hospitality of the Local Sherpa people of the Everest region along the Panoramic view of Himalayan range over there.