Initially, you will be heading towards Beni from Pokhara and after this, the original off-road track starts. Now, you will be following the path towards Tatopani along the evergreen Kali Gandaki River. The Upper Mustang route gives you a vast landscape beyond the Himalayas on the edge of Tibetan Plateau. So, your motorbike experience will be full of ups and downs from the Himalayan sub-strains to the higher altitude of upper mustang. During the ride, you will experience various untouched architectures, crafts, gigantic landscapes, ancient cultures, and traditions.
Thus, this biking experience is going to be a tremendous off-road experience for anyone who loves the world's tallest mountain peaks, Tibetan heritage, and great adventures. So, this Upper Mustang Biking tour is a combination of all these booming experiences. This off-road route gives a great glimpse of Kali Gandaki Gorge, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan ranges, scenic beauty, etc. Bike enthusiasts and adventure lovers should not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity.
On your way to Upper Mustang, you will be bypassing many Himalayan topologies along with high altitude Himalayan deserts. You will be heading through the trains of Lo Manthang, Marpha, Jomsom while reaching Upper Mustang. This route is full of the gigantic Himalayas, deserts, Tibetan arts, monasteries, temples, floras, yaks, etc. which will make you feel like heaven. Since these high altitude areas show a glimpse of Tibetan culture, you will see the same in the lifestyles of the locals. You will find centuries-old monasteries, monuments, heritages, barren landscapes, caves and lots in its backyards. Upper Mustang is called the lost world because of its views and altitude. Thus, the riding experience towards such a high altitude landscape will be an excellent adventure for anyone. You will be staying at Tatopani before kicking off towards the upper trains of Mustang valley. In Tatopani, you will get the option to take a hot bath in the cold Himalayan areas. Similarly, you will see the magnificent natural scenery of Himalayan ranges and other pictorial views.
The great exploration of Jomsom is waiting for you see the mountain ranges, deserts, yaks, and windy environments. So, after bypassing you will be heading towards your destination in Upper Mustang. In this Tibetan Plateau, you will see centuries-old monasteries, caves, monuments, heritages, etc. which appears very rarely. We have designed this motorbike tour to Upper Mustang, based on the interest of our clients. If you want more from this tour then just let us know and we will do the rest for you. If you have a group, then it will be easier for us to manage this trip. But if there are at least two peoples then definitely we can accomplish this tour package.
What to expect ?
- You will be exploring lakesides and Himalayan ranges of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.
- You will find centuries-old monasteries, monuments, heritages, barren landscapes, caves and lots in its backyards.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
We will catch you at the airport, and then you will be transferred to the hotel for relaxation. We will guide you with the trip facts and description. Hence, you will stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour and Trip Preparation
So, with some breakfast, you will be charging towards the UNESCO heritage areas of Kathmandu. Mainly, you will be exploring Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath. You will be under the guidance of an experienced tour guide who has a government license. Thus, with sightseeing, you will be heading towards the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 3: Ride to Pokhara on Motorbike:
Now, with breakfast in the morning, you will be heading towards Pokhara on a motorbike under our guidance. If you have your motorcycle, then it's ok; otherwise, we will manage the bike for you. So, on a motorbike, you will reach Pokhara in about 6 hours. This riding experience will give you the view of high mountains, hills, farms, rivers, Nepali village lives, etc. High mountains like Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, and Dhaulagiri will welcome you on your way towards Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, you will get a warm welcome at the Hotel reception. So, in the evening session, you can go boating on your own at Lake Phewa. This boating experience will give you panoramic natural views of mountain ranges like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre. Hence, you will be staying overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
Day 4: Ride Pokhara to Beni to Tatopani (2600m Elevation)
On this day you will be heading towards the off road tracks after crossing Beni. So, initially you will have some breakfast, and then you will be riding towards Beni to Tatopani. During your motorbike experience you will see a great view of the evergreen Kali Gandaki river. The Kaligandaki River is the world's most gigantic George between the Himalayan ranges of Mt. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. So, when you reach Tatopani, then you will have the option to explore local Tatopani Bazar. Also, you have the opportunity for some hot spring baths at Tatopani. Hence, you will be staying overnight at Tatopani.
Day 5: Ride from Tatopani to Kagbeni and visit Muktinath Temple (3800 m. Elevation).
The day begins with breakfast and the ride towards Kagbeni from Tatopani. It will take you around 5-6 hours of off-road experience. So, here you will be exploring the local market of Marpha and Jomsom. Then, you will be heading towards the holy Muktinath Temple. Muktinath Temple is very sacred and popular among Hindus and Buddhists. During your Muktinath trip, you will see Jal Devi where you will see fire lighting naturally. Hence, you will be staying overnight at Muktinath.
Day 6: Ride towards Ghami Village (After Special Permit) via Syangboche Pass
Today, you will be having breakfast, and then you will be heading towards various Buddhist centers and Kagbeni Monastery. So, before you leave Kagbeni your guide will check all the entry permits and documents required to enter Upper Mustang.
Initially, you will be riding towards Chusang village following the great Kaligandaki River. So, by crossing many ancient towns and trains, you will be reaching Ghami Village. Here you will see many Tibetan influences in local cultures and traditions. Similarly, you can take pictures and explore the dynamic landscape. You will see many yaks, donkeys, etc. while bypassing Syanboche. Thus, you will be staying overnight at Syanboche Pass.
Day 7: Drive to Lo-Manthang (3840 m. Elevation)
After having breakfast, you will be exploring various Buddhist monuments and monasteries. Some of the monasteries you will visit in Mustang are Lo Gager Ghar Gompa, Chodey Gumpa and the Monastic Museum. During the ride, you will be experiencing great Tibetan heritage, arts, cultures, and influences among locals. You will be exploring some Buddhist schools, museums, mountains, hills, yaks, etc. in Lo-Manthang. Finally, you will stay overnight at the Hotel/Guest House.
Day 8: Lo-Manthang and Chosar
After having breakfast at the guest house, you will be exploring various other museums which were missing on the previous day. You will be exploring Namgyal Gompa, which is sacred among Tibetan Buddhists. Similarly, you will be exploring some of the holy caves such as Sky caves of Chose, Shija Jhong cave. These caves have ancient archeological and religious importance. Also, these caves operate for meditation of Buddhist monks since the medieval ages. So, along the ride towards the upper Mustang, you will see many caves, sacred landscapes, trains, and other hidden mysteries. After complete sightseeing, you will be heading towards the guesthouse for overnight stay.
Day 9: Back to Jomsom
So, on this day you will be heading towards Jomsom after some beautiful breakfast. Along the way, you will see many traditional villages, monasteries, Buddhist monuments, and the evergreen Kali Gandaki River. On the way towards the ride, you will be able to take various cinematic pictures and videos for future memories. Finally, in the evening session, you will be able to do some shopping in the local market of Jomsom. So, you will be staying overnight at the hotel/Guest House in Jomsom.
Day 10: Ride Back to Pokhara
You will be riding back to Pokhara from Jomsom after breakfast. So, in the evening session, you will be doing some sightseeing in gorgeous Pokhara city. Hence, you will be staying overnight at Pokhara.
Day 11: Back to Kathmandu
Thus, the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour package is at its concluding phase, as you will be having breakfast in Pokhara. Then you will be heading towards Kathmandu. Along the ride, you will get the windy experience of nature, hills, mountains, peoples, villages, rivers, etc. Hence, you will get a farewell dinner from us before the overnight stay.
Day 12: Departure
So, with breakfast, we will have some interaction and feedback sessions with you. Thus, we will be guiding you towards the airport for your onward destination.
- Pick up & drop by private vehicle.
- 3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis with Breakfast.
- 2 Nights accommodation in Pokhara on twin sharing basis with BB Plan.
- Accommodation for the tour on a twin sharing basis,
- Experienced Government Licensed tourist guide in Kathmandu Valley for sightseeing,
- All programs, according to itineraries.
- Motorbike expenses throughout the tour.
- Upper Mustang Entry Permit.
- Annapurna conservation area permit and TIMS card.
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staff during the tour,
- Three meals daily whereas on the tour: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
- Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
- Experienced communicatory government-licensed mountain trekking guides.
- Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different
- Facilities for employees throughout the tour,
- Rescue arrangements.
- Farewell dinner at the typical Nepali culture cafe
- All types of local and government TAX/VAT etc.
- Insurance for travel/accident/medical/emergency evacuation.
- Meals (lunch, dinner) in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- International airfare.
- Monument Entrance fees.
- Tips for Trip staff and drivers (Expects tipping).
- Price raised by Cancellation, Landslide, Weather, Political unrest, unwellness that isn't beneath our management,
- Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.,
- Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In case of early arrival, late departure or early return from trip (due to any reason) out of the scheduled itinerary,
LOCKERS / STORAGE
Where to meet ?
Our company representative will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport, and you will commence the trek from the hotel.
Take your guide with you in every hiking and climbing. Your guide will always be with you while you ride every day. You spend a few days in the itinerary as acclimatization days and hike around to recover your stamina. Please take your guidance with you in all of these activities. If you are in Himalaya and don't get too excited, take advice from your guide to take any decision.