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Muktinath to Pokhara Mountain Biking

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Duration10 days

Difficultymoderate

Max Altitude3,710 m

Group Size1 +

Trip StartsPokhara

Trip EndsPokhara

Group StyleGroup and Private

ActivitiesTrekking

Best SeasonMar-Jun & Sept-Dec

Highlights

  • Experience a thrilling mountain biking adventure through Nepal's picturesque landscapes.
  • Explore the sacred site of Muktinath, an important pilgrimage destination.
  • Pedal through diverse terrains, from arid deserts to lush forests.
  • Immerse in the local culture as you pass through traditional villages.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges.
  • Discover the beauty of Pokhara, a city nestled beside Phewa Lake.
  • Experience the hospitality of local communities along the biking route.
  • Capture stunning photographs of Nepal's natural beauty and cultural heritage.

Overview about Muktinath to Pokhara Mountain Biking

The Muktinath to Pokhara Mountain Biking Trek is a 10-day expedition that offers an extraordinary blend of adventure and natural beauty. Starting from the revered site of Muktinath, you’ll pedal through rugged trails, rhododendron forests, and serene alpine landscapes. The journey takes you through charming villages, each with its unique cultural charm, and culminates in the vibrant city of Pokhara. This biking trek provides an exhilarating opportunity to explore Nepal’s diverse landscapes on two wheels, all while immersing yourself in the local culture.

Itinerary

Day 0: Airport/Tourist bus park

Airport/Tourist bus park picks up on arrival and transfers to the hotel, short arrival info and trip plan at the office.

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2: Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing in Kathmandu

 Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m)

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m)

Day 4: Fly to Jomsom (2,700m), assemble the bikes, and ride to Kagbeni (2,900m)

Fly to Jomsom (2,700m), assemble the bikes, and ride to Kagbeni (2,900m)

Day 5: Ride from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,800m)

Ride from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,800m)

Day 6: Ride from Muktinath to Marpha (2,670m)

Ride from Muktinath to Marpha (2,670m)

Day 7: Ride from Marpha to Tatopani (1,190m)

 Ride from Marpha to Tatopani (1,190m)

Day 8: Ride from Tato Pani to Sarangkot.

Ride from Tato Pani to Sarangkot.

Day 9: Ride from Sarangkot to Pokhara (830m) and same day guided sightseeing in Pokhara

Ride from Sarangkot to Pokhara (830m) and same day guided sightseeing in Pokhara

Day 10: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,345m)

 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,345m)

Day 11: Final departure

Final departure

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Inclusions

What‘s included

    National Park entrance fee and Trekkers’ Information Management System( TIMS card).
    A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
    02 guest to 01 porter (Max weight limit for a porter- 20 kg (10 kg per trekker, weight limit).) with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment.
    We provide an assistant guide his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance walking with group to support where necessary as per the group size.
    Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
    Snacks (cookies) and seasonal fresh fruits every day.
    First aid kit box.
    Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
    All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.

What‘s excluded

    Your Nepal Visa fees.
    All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu.
    All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and in Pokhara.
    Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu/Chitwan transportation (if you want we can organize for you with additional cost).
    Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation.
    In case of extra nights’ accommodation, lunch and dinner in city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of itinerary. We can help you arrange extra nights’ accommodation.
    Your personal expenses such as (laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottle water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
    The tips to the trekking crews and drive.
    Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control.

 

Essential Info

Suggested Equipment List

Duffel/Rucksack bag

Walking Pole

Day pack.

Trekking shoes.

Sports shoes or sandals.

Sun Hat/cap

Warm woolen cap.

Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket

Waterproof Gore-Tex layer

Pullover or warm sweeter

Raincoat

4/5 pairs of good quality socks

Hand gloves.

2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.

3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.

3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).

Sun glasses

Water bottle

4 season sleeping bag

Flash or Torch light

Camera and batteries

FAQs

Q1. Do I need to be an experienced mountain biker for this trek?

While some biking experience is recommended, our itinerary is designed for moderate bikers with a reasonable fitness level.

Q2. When is the best time for the Muktinath to Pokhara Mountain Biking Trek?

The best seasons are Spring and Fall, offering pleasant weather and clear views.

Q3. What type of accommodation can I expect during the biking trek?

Accommodations will vary from basic teahouses to comfortable lodges along the route.

Q4. Is prior mountain biking experience necessary?

While prior mountain biking experience is beneficial, our expert guides will assist and support you throughout the journey.

Q5. Can I rent a mountain bike for the trek?

Yes, we provide options to rent mountain bikes suitable for the terrain.

Q6.What's the maximum altitude reached during the biking trek?

The highest point is Muktinath at 3,710 meters (12,170 feet).

Q7.Why choose Polar Trekking and Expeditions PVT. LTD. for this adventure?

With experienced guides, meticulous planning, and a passion for adventure, we ensure a safe and unforgettable mountain biking experience.

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