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Annapurna Circuit Mountain Bike Ride - 15 Days

Join us on this Annapurna circuit Nepal cycling tour from Australia with a top tour operator company. The gentle inclines and well-maintained trails of the Annapurna Circuit make this cycling tour one of the best ways to get into the heart of the Himalayas on a mountain bike. This route will take us around the massive Annapurna range and into the Pokhara Valley, passing between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs. This sensational biking experience is a journey you will never forget. For as long as Nepal has been open to tourism, the Annapurna Circuit has been one of the most popular and inspirational trekking trails - and not many people go around Annapurna on a bike.

 

Tour Highlight 

  • Close view of these prominent mountains: Dhaulagiri (8,167m, 7th highest mountain in the world)peak to Manaslu (8,156m, 8th highest mountain in the world ) in the east, with the mighty Annapurna range in between them. The range includes Tukuche Peak (6920m), Nilgiri (6940m), Baraha Shikhar (7847m), Mt. Annapurna I (8091m, 10th highest mountain in the world), Annapurna South (7219m), Annapurna III (7855m), Machhapuchhare (6993m), Annapurna IV (7525m), Annapurna II (7937m), Lamjung Himal (6931m);
  • Crossing the Thorung~La Pass (5416m);
  • The pilgrimage town of Muktinath;
  • Unique cultural encounter in villages of Jomsom and Kagbeni;
  • Ethnic villages specially of Gurung community who are famous Gurkha soldiers;
  • Views of Dhaulagiri icefall;
  • The world's deepest gorge in the Kaligandaki river;
  • Natural Hot spring at Tatopani;
  • The Annapurna region dramatically reveals the highland/lowland cultural and geographic frontier running across Nepal;
  • The lake city Pokhara.

 

Recommendations

This activity is recommended for Australians who are looking for a challenging bike tour of a life time - a new, ‘out of the way’ places to visit. This Annapurna mountain bike ride is a wonderful way to explore the natural beauty of the Annapurna Mountain range, and offers a unique opportunity to come into contact with aspects of Himalayan culture unchanged for decades.

 

Fitness Level Required: Very good level of fitness is required. This is a mix of rough road and off-road ride. At times, we try to avoid roads with vehicle access. Bike carrying also involved due to trail conditions.

Skill Level Required: Advanced (80% rideable. Trail include rough road and off-road).

Maximum Altitude: 5416m.

 

Accommodations

Selected local lodges are used for accommodation at each stop on the trip, ensuring a comfortable sojourn and restful sleep each night.

 

This Package 

This cycling tour package includes a comfortable hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Meals during cycling tour are included. Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara include breakfast only.

 

Upgrade 

You can upgrade this tour to a 16 Days premium package which includes all meals on cycling tour, vehicle support, domestic flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu, 2 days of cycling trip in Kathmandu and more. Please inquire.

Price per person on twin share: A$3190.

 

 

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Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (overnight in hotel).
Day 02 A Tourist bus ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Day 03 Transfer to Besisahar (760m) by bus or van. This is our start point of the ride. Today we rest and enjoy the view of mountains from here.
Day 04 We ride from Besishahar (760m) to Tal (1700m). Distance: 38 Km; 100% rideable.
Day 05 Riding from Tal (1700m) to Chame(2670m) Distance: 30 km. 90% rideable.
Day 06 Riding from Chame (2670m) to Manang (3540m). Distance: 30km. 90% rideable.
Day 07 We spend one more day in Manang (3540m) for altitude acclimatisation. We’ll take our time to explore and enjoy the village of Manang and there’ll be the opportunity to ride some nice singletrack loops that take in the Sacred lake and Tibetan village.
Day 08 Ride from Manang (3540m) to Thorong Phedi (4450m). Distance: 16 km, 70% rideable.
Day 09 Ride from Thorong Phedi (4450m) to Muktinath (3750m) via Thorongla Pass (5416m). Distance: 20 km, 70% ridable.
Day 10 Ride from Muktinath (3750m) to Marpha (2650m). Distance: 45 km; 90% rideable.
Day 11 Ride from Marpha (2650m) to Tatopani (1190m). Distance 60 km; 100% rideable.
Day 12 Ride from Tatopani (1190m) to Pokhara (827m). Distance: 24 km until Beni and 20 km from Naudanda to Pokhara (Total distance: 44 km); 100% rideable.
Day 13 Rest day in Pokhara.
Day 14 Transfer to Kathmandu.
Day 15 Final departure.
Notes
  • Information like altitude, total walking times and distance in the day to day itinerary are approxmate only.
  • the itinerary should be regarded as an outline only. The routes may have to be changed due to weather and other unpredictable conditions.
Detailed Itinerary

Inclusion Summary

  • All land transfers including airport pick up and drop off;
  • Experienced tour leader and expert biking guides who are capable of tackling technical problems;
  • three meals a day on cycling tour;
  • all accommodations. Hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara will provide breakfasts;
  • all necessary permits.

Accomodation

Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara are in a comfortable hotel. Accommodation on cycling tour is in local lodges.

Meals

Breakfasts provided at the hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Three meals a day are included on tour in this value package.

Transportation

All land transfers are in private vehicle except Tourist bus rides between Pokhara and Kathmandu.

Equipment

Full suspension bike hire: AU$230. Helmet provided. 

Exclusion Summary

Bike, international flights, airport departure taxes, visas, insurance, meals not listed, any optional tours and activities during free time, camera fees, excess baggage charges, personal medical supplies, personal cycling/hiking equipments, bar bills, laundry, tips or gratuities and items of a personal nature.

 

Any extra costs incurred due to 'Nepal band' (strikes and closures), natural calamities, flight delays etc. Cancellation of flight etc due to unforeseen uncertainties beyond our representatives and agents control.

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