With other many adventurous sports being discovered, explored and promoted in Nepal, it is developing as the ultimate destination for adventure sports. And Mountain Biking in Nepal is slowly gaining popularity. Mountain Biking in Kathmandu and Mountain biking in Pokhara is the well-known adventure in Nepal. The hidden villages demand months or even years to explore the nook and corner of the country can be place for biking Nepal.
Why is Mountain Biking in Nepal famous?
With all the beauty of nature and culture, Nepal is a treasure of the earth. But you cannot unveil all the gem of Nepal at once. The diverse terrain and many virgin trails ideal place for Mountain Biking in Nepal. You can explore the chilly majestic mountains, green plains and lush hills on foot, flight or through biking.
The varying terrain from plain easy valleys to the rough roads of the hills have made travel freaks find another exciting way to explore the unreachable nook- Mountain Biking in Nepal.
As long as the slopes are easy, maneuvering in mountain bikes to experience the raw trails and nature will be exciting. You can get the best itineraries for the bike rides in Kathmandu and Pokhara and then head for any trail your wish. Trails range from the tough mountain monster ascents to the easy ride in Kathmandu and Terai. Ascending to the mountain trail will surely demand a high level of physical fitness and stamina. Newer routes are being constantly explored and opened for biking enthusiasts.
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Mountain Biking in Nepal Trails:
The awesome landscape of the country makes Mountain Biking in Nepal a fun activity. You can enjoy your ride in these placces.
Mountain Biking in Pokhara:
Nepal’s most beautiful valley, Pokhara is a perfect mixture of nature’s beauty and adventure sports. It attracts thousands of tourists every year with its beautiful lakes and hilltops. You can enjoy the view of numerous snow-capped mountains like Annapurna ranges, Fishtail and Manaslu.
Phewa Taal Loop Mountain Biking:
It’s the shortest mountain bike trips of Pokhara along the Phewa Lake. You start the journey from the north shore and then paddle all the way towards Danda Kot. You can further take your bike up to the World Peace Pagoda. From the stupa, you can descend downhill through the forest. This five to six-hour trip can also be extended to Sarangkot or to the south of the Peace Stupa.
Sarangkot to Pame Mountain Biking:
Sarangkot, the beautiful hilltop, is the most visited sites of Pokhara known for the awe-inspiring views of the sunrise over the snow-capped mountain ranges. The ride begins from Bindabasini temple and takes you to the Sarangkot (8km) and through the paved road. The further 3km ride takes you to the right takes you to the famous hilltop viewpoint whereas the left trail takes you to the Naudaada.
The trail is pleasant as you get to pass through the farmlands and villages. Then you can further drive to Deurali and then take a sharp descent to Pame. Pame is just a couple of km from the west of lakeshore. Besides these, you can also ride your mountain bike through Begnas and Rupa Taal. Mountain Biking in Nepal Pokhara is real fun.
Mountain Biking in Kathmandu:
Nepal’s capital Kathmandu is famous as tourist hot-spots, cultural hubs and a home for adventure junkies. It has some best trails for mountain biking where you can experience the thrill along with the beauty of mountains and greeneries. Some of the trails of Kathmandu are:
Kathmandu- Kakani- Budhanilkantha Mountain Biking
You can rent a mountain bike from Thamel and start driving to Raniban. You will further ride in the paved road to reach Kakani and then to Budhanilkantha. This route is very popular and has also been used for Mountain Bike Championship course. The trail is wide and you get to pass through Shivapuri National Park as well. From there, you can ride back to the smooth, graveled roads to Thamel.
The trip offers unhindered views of Langtang and Ganesh Himal on clear days. You can also witness the stone statue of Lord Bishnu from the 5th century in Budhanilkantha.
Kathmandu – Bungmati – Chapagaon Mountain Biking:
This trip in the southern part of the valley starts with a drive to the shore of Bagmati. Along the way, you can see the Red Machchhindranath temple and the traditional Newari houses and architecture.
From there you can descend all the way to the lower valley of Khokana. When you climb uphill to Bungmati, you can continue south through the lush green forest of Champi. A trail then leads to the village of Chapagaon where you can enjoy the view of lush green farms and the Bajra Barahi temple. The through the village of Baregaon you can get ride to Kathmandu on the quiet Godawari road.
There are also famous routes like Road to Tokha, ride around Kathmandu Durbar square – Swoyambhunath – Pashupatinath- Boudhanath.
Besides Kathmandu and Pokhara, some areas of Terai like Chitwan, Butwal and are also known for Mountain Biking. If one wishes to explore the incredible lands of this beautiful country, the best way is to hire a bike and go for the unforgettable ride of your life!
These was everything we could gather about Mountain Biking in Nepal.
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