NEPAL / Magic Mountains
At a Glance ...
|September to November & March to May
|Kathmandu / Kathmandu
|15 travel days (14 overnights), 13 riding days
|around 869 mi / 1.390 km
|50 - 125 mi / 80 - 200 km
|Mainly Tarmac with rare stretches of gravel or dirt
|Royal Enfields, 500cc, left side gear shift, front disk break
|Not too much traffic and average roads.
|Min. 4 and max. 10 riders - space for pillion rider in our follow up car.
|Comfortable middle-class hotels, guesthouses
|Half board - breakfast, lunch snack, dinner incl. water. All entry fees, petrol for the bikes, permits. Necessary transfers (airport transfers, Pokhara, Bhakti Pur).
|Kathmandu's architectural wonders and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, magnificent views of Annapurna Massif with its 8000 mtrs high peaks, doorway to upper Mustang, wildlife reserves of chitwan national park, endless serpentines, terraced rice fields, traditional villages, and lush greenery!
|VISA on arrival possible
|Experienced German and English speaking guide during the whole trip on his/her own motorcycle (Local guides trained in Austria and Germany)
|Escort vehicle for luggage transport and passenger. Local mechanic in the escort vehicle, who is also available as a substitute driver.
Upcoming tours ...
NEPAL / Magic Mountains / April 2024
NEPAL / Magic Mountains / October 2024
Booking until 15/09/2024
Biking Through the Best of Nepal: Exploring Pokhara, Lower Mustang and the Terrain Plains.
|Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to our Hotel. On this 15-day motorcycle tour of Nepal on the way to Mustang, we start in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital city nestled in the middle of a valley at the foot of the Himalayan Mountains. You will be transferred to your hotel in the medieval district of Patan near the Durbar Square (the Palace Square), an architectural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its arrival and sight seeing Day.
|Kathmandu - Muglin [110 Kms]. We drive 110 Km by bus towards the west of Kathmandu, avoiding the menace of City Traffic. After a leisurely lunch by the Trisuli River, we do our first rounds on our Enfield Bullet motorcycles just getting familiar with these machines. Easy and relaxing day to slowly arrive in this different world.
|Muglin - Gurkha - Bandipur [90 Kms]. We start exploring the Nepalese terrain with a ride into the small town of Gorkha, then heading on a mix of small and big roads towards Bandipur. Bandipur is a beautifully restored village with magnificent views of the Himalayas.
|Bandipur - Pokhara [85 Kms]. Today we head to Pokhara, a beautifully situated town on the shores of Lake Bengas. The Prithvi Highway, the principal thoroughfare linking Kathmandu and Pokhara, is followed along the journey. With the route meandering through the Himalayan foothills, the trip from Bandipur to Pokhara is quite picturesque. In addition to seeing some of Nepal's famed terraced rice fields and traditional communities, you'll travel through verdant green woods. You'll start to glimpse the Annapurna mountain range, which contains some of the highest peaks in the world, as you move closer to Pokhara.
|Pokhara. The route to Pokhara is lovely.The Aadhi Khola river's valley is traversed by a good road gradually climbs up. Afternoon leisure time is available when we approach close to Phewa Lake. The beautiful Phewa Tal, the second-largest lake in Nepal, best captures Pokhara's magnificent natural splendor.
|Pokhara - Beni- Tatopani [103 kms]. Today we drive towards Mustang. The paved road ends in Beni and gives way to more difficult tracks, these are vintage Himalaya roads. Be ready for the challenge but we will take it slow and easy. Once we start getting our views of the annapurna Massive with its 8000 mtrs high peaks we will be constantly energized by the magnifince.
|Tatopani - Kagbeni [60 Kms]. Its one of those days, you have to become one with the machine and the mountains. You come a conqueror of terrains unknown till then. The Landscapes are above and beyond imagination. Unforgettable scenes to occupy the real estate of the mind forever.
|Kagbeni - Muktinath - jharkot - Kagbeni [80 kms]. A Visit to the Tempel and Town of Muktinath. Considered to be the entry into Upper Mustang, we can already experience the Transhimalayan landscapes. If the hardships of Yesterday were too much you can just relax at the Hotel gardens.
|Kagbeni - Baglung [100 kms]. We take a U turn from here and start to descend back. Same Roads yet a different direction and you will be surprised how much the scenery can still enchant us. Our Pit stop will be in Baglung, where we have some time to explore.
|Baglung - Tansen [158 kms]. We are heading further South trying to avoid the Big roads. Heading towards Tansen we break up our Journey towards Chitwan. Tansen alread gives us a Flair on the Plains.
|Tansen - Terrai plains [177 kms]. A plain called the Terai crosses southern Nepal and extends into northern India. The region is a significant agricultural area for both nations due to its well-known fertile soil and subtropical temperature. Numerous crops, including rice, wheat, sugarcane, and tobacco, are grown in the Terai.
|Chitwan National Park. Motorbike Free Day. A full day for relaxing in the proximity of chitwan national park. We are spending the day in the heart of luxuriant nature today. One-horned rhinos, monkeys, crocodiles, and, if we're very lucky, a memorable encounter with a Royal Bengal tiger , leopard, or bear, can all be seen on a guided safari.
|Chitwan -Terrai - Bardibas [210 kms]. For our way back into higher altitudes we first remain in the plains of Terrai and head towards Bardibas.
|Bardibas - Dhulikhel - Bhaktapur [170 Kms]. A long but special biking day passing endless serpentines, terraced fields and lush greenery. This Highway was built from scratch by the Japanese. Dramatically it Winds its way up to higher altitudes. Our last Ride in Nepal will give us the full Bikers Menu, Serpentines, hair pin bends and endless cruising pleasure. In Dhulikhel We will end the Biking Tour, the last 16 Kms we go by car into Bhaktapur. Farewell Dinner.
|Bhakta pur - Fly back Home. With a Bag full of memories we Fly back Home and say Good bye to Nepal.You wanna stay an extra Day and roam around Kathmandu, we are happy to give you advice and make an extra booking.