Mountain Biking

Mountain biking in Nepal 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. According to the Trekking Agencies Association of Nepal (TAAN), more than 120,000 tourists enjoyed mountain biking in this Himalayan Nation last year.

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. 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. It focuses on enhancing tourism in Nepal by promoting adventurous, challenging, and exciting and the rewarding trip through mountain biking along with happiness.

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 in Nepal (including different up and down hills), Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition (NTA) arranges bikes for you of your choice or of close substitute of your preference wheels.

Adventurous Spot for Mountain Biking in Nepal

In Nepal, there are many places where we can get the experience of mountain biking. Some of the most popular spots are listed and described below.

Mountain Biking Around Capital City Of Nepal, Kathmandu

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 mountain biking in Nepal (Kathmandu) ride is a unique cultural experience, which made you know about each and every places customs, traditions as you pedal through local villages along with 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. Some mountain biking areas in Kathmandu includes Nagarkot, Sundarijal, Shivapuri area, Dhulikhel, etc.

Mountain Biking in Upper Mustang Along with the Annapurna Circuit

Upper Mustang along with the Annapurna Circuit is a popular destination for Multi-day Mountain biking in Nepal list for the adventurous riders. This ride will expose you to the challenges of riding around Upper Mustang, with the Annapurna Circuit reaching 5,416 m at its highest point. Mountainous, floral and faunal beauties will also take your excitement into the next level.

Mountain Biking In Pokhara

All we know about Pokhara is that it is a beautiful city so-called the city of lakes. Mountain biking in Nepal covering Pokhara will be really awesome and adventurous. You will be riding around beautiful lakes like Fewa Lake, Begnas Lake, Rupa Lake, etc along with 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 in Lower Everest Region

Mountain biking in Nepal for the adventurous riders within 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 with the panoramic view of Himalayan range over there.

Mountain biking is a special tailor-made trip so, for further queries you can contact us. We handle mountain biking in Nepal trip as a separate tour/trekking itinerary as it requires the special guide and attention. You can feel free to get in touch with us in order to grab this beautiful but thrilling experience of biking in mountains and hills.

Some Useful Information for Mountain Biking

Essential Equipment for Mountain Biking

  • A well-maintained mountain bikes; all around kept up, with great brakes (disc brakes are better)
  • Waterproofs and additional dress layer(s) (all the more so in winter)
  • Reasonable shoes; with a great grasp on the pedals and the ground and water safe (and sufficiently warm if in chilly climate)
  • More water and nourishment than you hope to require.
  • Map or GPS pilot with great battery life
  • Bicycle gadgets; Allen keys, spanner(s), chain instrument, grease, cable ties, and cutters
  • Spare kit; first aid kit, survival pack, compass, whistle, sparkle stick, heat cushion
  • Bicycle gloves; they give better hold, keep your hands warm and lessen scratching in your hands on the off chance that you fall off your bicycle

Clothing Should be Use During Mountain Biking

Tight-fitting Lycra bike attire may be practical. Wear some agreeable shorts and a T-shirt over your bike gear.

Safety Measures for Mountain Biking

Tracks are frequently loaded up with local people approaching their day by day work. Use a small bell attached in your handlebar as a warning for people walking on the road go far in keeping everybody on the trails glad and safe. Kids love the novelty of the bikes, the excessive defensive caps, colorful unique garments, and will come running from all ways to welcome you. They additionally love to grasp the back of your bike and keep running with you. You have to be alert so nobody gets injured.