Upper Mustang Mountain Biking

  • Duration 17 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trek Style Hotels / Lodge / Tea Houses
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Transportation Private Vehicle
  • Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges
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Price USD 2785 (2 People based.) | USD 2500 (4+People based.)

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Mountain Bike tours to Nepal are specially designed to take you deep into the culture and lifestyle of the local people and show you the best trails in the Himalayas, where most mountain bikers rarely get a chance to ride. Mountain biking in Nepal has been gaining much popularity among the adventure enthusiasts from around the world over the past few years.
Nepal has been recognized as one of the best mountain biking destinations in the worldwide. The reason being that it is a mountainous country with diverse landscapes and breathtaking natural beauty. Our highest priorities in all our Nepal biking trips are safety, quality, and enjoyment. You will ride on these wild and challenging trails through some of the most stunning scenic and cultural landscapes in the world. With the stunning backdrop of the Himalayan ranges, the extreme valleys and old forests of the rugged middle hills, the charming terraced fields and bright smiles in the timeless villages, you will remember this journey for its unique beauty as well as its challenging mountain biking terrain.

Rugged Trails Nepal one of the best-suggested Mountain biking tours in Upper Mustang. Upper Mustang is one of the best dessert Himalayan / mountains landscape valleys in the world. Rugged Trails Nepal mountains guides are well trained for high mountain biking and they will ensure your safety and satisfaction. Follow @ruggedtrailsnepal on our Instagram and Facebook page for upper Mustang videos and amazing pictures.

If you want to make more thrilling and adventurous then we suggest you add Annapurna circuit mountain biking trek. Feel free to email us for further information and cost details. If you are on a group we will give you a special group trip cost.

Rugged Trails Nepal another exciting adventure is Road To Upper Mustang on Royal Enfield or by Jeep Drive. Below suggested Upper Mustang Biking trip itinerary can be customized

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Trip Highlights

  • Amazing Landscapes.
  • Water falls, Kaligandaki River Valley.
  • Tibetan Cultures, Monasteries, Food, Lifestyle.
  • Mountains, scenic ride to Upper Mustang. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day01 Arrive in Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods NA
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Kathmandu City Tour.
    • Walking Hour 1-2
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner.
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel.
  • Day03 Kathmandu Drive to Pokhara - Beni.
    • Walking Hour 8 Hrs Drive
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1000 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day04 Beni Ride to Tatopani (Hot-Sprind)
    • Walking Hour 4-5hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1190 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Tatopani to Kalopani.
    • Walking Hour 5-6hrs ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2530 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Kalopani ride to Kagbeni.
    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Kagbeni Ride to Samar.
    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3620 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Samar Ride to Ghami.
    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3510 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 Ghami Ride to Tsarang.
    • Walking Hour 3 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3560 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Tsarang Ride to LoManthang.
    • Walking Hour 3 Hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3840 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day11 LoManthang Exploration.
    • Walking Hour 4-5 hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3900 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day12 LoManthang Ride to Ghiling.
    • Walking Hour 5 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3570 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Ghiling Ride to Kagbeni.
    • Walking Hour 6 hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Kagbeni ride to Tatopani (Hot Spring)
    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1190 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Tatopani Ride to Beni and Drive back to Pokhara.
    • Walking Hour 3-2
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch
    • Altitude 830 M
    • Accommodation Hotel.
  • Day16 Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu.
    • Walking Hour 6 hrs drive
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner.
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day17 Final Departure.
    • Walking Hour NA
    • Foods Breakfast.
    • Altitude NA
    • Accommodation NA
  • Day01 Arrive in Kathmandu.

    • Walking Hour N/A
    • Foods NA
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day02 Kathmandu City Tour.

    After breakfast meets with our Cultural tour expert guide, this tour is around 5-6 hrs inside Kathmandu valley. Places cover Monkey temple, Patan Durbar Square, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Late After we will introduce with your Mountain Biking guide, he will give you the details information about the trips and dinner together at Nepalese traditional restaurant.

    • Walking Hour 1-2
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner.
    • Altitude 1350 M
    • Accommodation Hotel.
  • Day03 Kathmandu Drive to Pokhara - Beni.

    Let's pack everything and get set go to the big adventure after breakfast in your hotel. We will not ride today but we will take drive up to Beni, the place where we will start our mountain biking trip. It's pretty long ride but enjoyable scenic drive. Overnight in Beni hotel.

    • Walking Hour 8 Hrs Drive
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1000 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day04 Beni Ride to Tatopani (Hot-Sprind)

    Beni to Tatopani, 23km, 300m ascend. From today the big adventure towards to Mustang starts from Beni after breakfast. Evening enjoys the with Natural Hot Spring bath.

    • Walking Hour 4-5hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1190 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day05 Tatopani to Kalopani.

    22km, 1500m ascent.

    • Walking Hour 5-6hrs ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2530 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day06 Kalopani ride to Kagbeni.

    Kalopani to Kagbeni, 35km, 260m ascend

    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day07 Kagbeni Ride to Samar.

    Kagbeni to Samar, 21km, 650m ascend.
    Entering Upper Mustang restricted area

    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3620 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day08 Samar Ride to Ghami.

    Samar to Ghami, 24km, 70m ascend

    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3510 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day09 Ghami Ride to Tsarang.


    Ghami to Tsarang, 9km, 120m ascent

    • Walking Hour 3 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3560 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day10 Tsarang Ride to LoManthang.

    Tsarang to LoManthang, 13km, 260m ascend.
    LoManthang is the capital of Upper Mustang and known as Little Tibet.

    • Walking Hour 3 Hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3840 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day11 LoManthang Exploration.

    Choser cave, Monasteries, and China Border.

    • Walking Hour 4-5 hrs ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3900 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day12 LoManthang Ride to Ghiling.

    LoManthang to Ghiling 32km, 300m descend

    • Walking Hour 5 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 3570 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day13 Ghiling Ride to Kagbeni.

    Ghiling to Kagbeni 32km, 650m descent.

    • Walking Hour 6 hrs Ride.
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 2800 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day14 Kagbeni ride to Tatopani (Hot Spring)

    Kagbeni ride to Tatopani 58km, 1800m descent.

    • Walking Hour 6 Hrs Ride
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    • Altitude 1190 M
    • Accommodation Lodge
  • Day15 Tatopani Ride to Beni and Drive back to Pokhara.

    Tatopani to Beni & drive to Pokhara 23km, 300m descend/ 3hrs ///. 83km drive.
    Last day ride and by the evening you will be in Pokhara valley, Overnight in Pokhara hotel.

    • Walking Hour 3-2
    • Foods Breakfast, Lunch
    • Altitude 830 M
    • Accommodation Hotel.
  • Day16 Pokhara Drive to Kathmandu.

    Drive back to Kathmandu about 6 hrs and evening dinner together with guides and support staffs. Overnight in Kathmandu hotel.

    • Walking Hour 6 hrs drive
    • Foods Breakfast, Dinner.
    • Altitude 1300 M
    • Accommodation Hotel
  • Day17 Final Departure.

    • Walking Hour NA
    • Foods Breakfast.
    • Altitude NA
    • Accommodation NA

Cost Includes:

  • Mountain Biking Guide "Can repair"
  • Upper Mustang Permit, and Annapurna Conservation Permit
  • Upper Mustang and Annapurna region map.
  • All meals (lunch, dinner, breakfast) From Beni - Mustang - Beni.
  • The government registered English speaking local expert guide.
  • Accommodation on B/B based in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Guided Tour in a city with an Expert tour guide.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in city
  • Insurance for all bikes and staffs.
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff.

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Mountain Bike (Can hire in Nepal)
  • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
  • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu / Pokhara
  • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason
  • Table drinks, snacks out of a city.
  • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • International airfare and airport taxes.
  • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
  • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in city and major monumental places.
  • Lost or damaged accidental insurance

Trip Note

  • Upper Mustang Mountain Biking Tour can be organized within 12-13 days.
  • A road to  Below Upper Mustang up to Muktinath Itinerary is another short Tour.
  • We Need minimum 1 working day to arrange Upper Mustang Permit.
  • Without the original passport, we can't make Mustang Permit so once you arrive in Nepal we will issue permits.
  • Do you want to start this tour from Pokhara? then contact Rugged Trails Nepal Team leader.