Biking and Safari Adventure in Nepal

10 nights from £1530

Start:Kathmandu
Finish:Kathmandu
Duration:10 Nights
Group size:1 - 15
Suitable for: 18-60
Physical rating:Strenuous
Meals:10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 3 Dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat
Tour operated in: English

Overview

This biking safari adventure takes you, at first, for a thrilling ride around the Kathmandu valley. As you ride up and down the hills and adventurous trails on your mountain bike, the beautiful Himalayas dominate the skyline. And then, the trip takes you to Chitwan National Park. Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book publisher, says it is “one of the best wildlife-viewing national parks in Asia”.

You begin your biking adventure by paddling from Kathmandu. Enjoy riding in the bustling city and then start a challenging ride to Kakani, a quiet town atop a ridge. The hill station offers mesmerizing views of the Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest (weather permitting). Ahead is a 9-km single track, known as “Scar Road”, which runs through Shivapuri National Park. In the trip, you will get lots of opportunities to ride in challenging trails. On Day 3 while biking from Shivapuri village to Chisapani, you will ride on a single biking trail known as “30 Minutes of Heaven”.

From Chisapani, cycle to Nagarkot, which is another popular hill station offering the breathtaking sights of the snow-white peaks. The major attraction of staying overnight at Nagarkot is the sunrise in the morning. Wake up before dawn and go out on the balcony. You will be amazed at the scenery. The sun rays light up the Himalayan mountains and turn them from white to red and gold.

From Nagarkot, ride for 5 km along a ridge at first. You will pass through beautiful towns that have preserved their cultures well and have distinct medieval look. They are Panauti and Dhulikhel, both of which are Newari towns. You will stay at Dhulikhel today. The next morning’s ride will take you from Dhulikhel to Banepa via the sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site, Namobuddha. From Banepa you will be picked up and driven back to Kathmandu. You will pass through a giant statue of Shiva, one of the significant Hindu gods along the way.

When the biking tour ends, the safari adventure begins. Take a drive to Chitwan National Park. At the park, you will do lots of activities such as elephant safari, canoeing, jungle safari, visit to elephant breeding centre and watching wildlife. You will get to watch some of the rare wild birds and animals and plants.

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Highlights
  • Challenging biking trails like trail to Kakani, Scar Road, 30 Minutes of Heaven and others
  • Tasting the delicious trout fish (locally farmed) throughout the route to Kakani
  • The magnificent views of the Himalayas from Annapurna to Everest
  • Sunrise on the Himalayas seen from Nagarkot
  • Riding along the lush paddy fields and traditional plantation and harvesting
  • Namo Buddha, a beautiful Buddhist monastery and one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites
  • Historically, artistically and culturally rich towns like Panauti and Dhulikhel
  • Bhaktapur, one of the oldest cities of the Kathmandu valley
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This tour is operated by Ace the Himalaya

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Start:Kathmandu
Finish:Kathmandu
Duration:10 Nights
Group size:1 - 15
Suitable for: 18-60
Physical rating:Strenuous
Meals:10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches and 3 Dinners
Diets:Vegetarians, Vegans, Meat
Tour operated in: English
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