Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour

Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour
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Facts About Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour

Grade

Moderate

Max Size

2-20

Altitude

3650

Transportation

Jeep/ plane

Accomodation

Hotel & Resort

Major Activity

Cycling

Himalayan Sights

Tibet Himalaya

Starts/Ends

Kathmandu - Kathmandu

Duration:

20 Days

Trip Overview

Our Lhasa to Kathmandu mountain bike tour holiday is one of the best adventure biking trips in the world. The Lhasa-Kathmandu biking holiday involves going a very high altitude during the course of biking trip. Lhasa to Kathmandu biking adventure is perhaps the world’s longest bike descent from Lhasa city to Kathmandu.

During the biking trip you will spend at least one night above 4000 meters and trekking to 5000 meters. So, this trip is challenging and adventurous one. Biking from Lhasa city to Kathmandu city of Nepal is approximately 1150 Kilometers long, you can imagine how adventurous and challenging this trip is. You will enjoy the beautiful landscape of Tibetan Plateau, culture and history of Tibetan peoples as well as Nepal. For the mountain bikers, this Lhasa Kathmandu mountain biking adventure tour is challenging trip that gives you the full confident in adventure biking topics.

Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour Itinerary

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Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu.
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Dinner
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Hotel

Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. In the evening welcome dinner and overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

 

Day 2 : full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city
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Breakfast
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Hotel

A free day in Kathmandu or you can join full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. In the mean while complete the visa/documentation process for Tibet. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Gonggar
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Fly from Kathmandu to Gonggar airport and transfer to the Lhasa city. Hotel overnight.

 

Day 4 : sightseeing day in Lhasa
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An acclimatization and sightseeing day in Lhasa. Visit the Potala palace and Jokhang Temple with other highlights of Lhasa city.

 

Day 5 : First day bike ride
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First day bike ride out to the Sera Monastery is the perfect way to aid the acclimatization process. Return back to Lhasa, shopping and sightseeing.

Day 6 : Lhasa - Khamba La
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Lhasa - Khamba La biking, ride about 85 km (53 miles).

Day 7 : Khamba La to Najarse via Yamdrok Lake
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Khamba La (4794m) to Najarse via Yamdrok Lake. Ride about 75 km (47 miles).

Day 8 : Karo La to beneath the Simi La
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Karo La (5050m) to beneath the Simi La. Bike ride about distance 68 km (43 miles) distance.

Day 9 : Simi La to Gyantse
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Simi La to Gyantse. Bike ride distance about 50 km (31 miles).

Day 10 : Gyantse to Shigatse
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Gyantse to Shigatse biking about 95 km (59 miles). Distance.

Day 11 : Rest day at Shigatse
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Rest day at Shigatse, which gives us time to explore the fantastic Tashilunpo Monastery.

 

Day 12 : Shigatse to Tso besides the Ra Chu River
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Shigatse to Tso besides the Ra Chu River. Bike ride distance about 106 km (66 miles).

 

Day 13 : Tso to Tso La
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Tso to Tso La (4500m) for spectacular views of the main Himalaya Range and onwards to Lhatse and then a steady climb to a camp before the Gyamtso La. Bike ride distance 85 km (53 miles).

Day 14 : Cross Gyamtso La
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Cross Gyamtso La (5220m) for first views of Everest and descend to Shegar and turn south to camp beyond Chay Village. Bike ride distance about 82 km (51 miles).

Day 15 : Heading towards Everest
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Heading towards Everest, we make the tough ascent to the Pang La (5150m) where the views of the Himalaya, including Mount Everest, are simply outstanding and biking descent to Choesang. Bike ride distance 59 km (37 miles).

 

Day 16 : Ride to the Rongbuk Monastery
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We have a relatively steady morning's ride to the Rongbuk Monastery where we set up our highest camp of the holiday (5000m) with stunning views of Everest. Ride distance without the basecamp ride 24 km (15 miles).

Day 17 : Everest Basecamp to Tsamda
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Biking from Everest Basecamp to Tsamda hot springs via the Lamma La along Friendship Highway. Bike ride distance about 90 km (56 miles).

Day 18 : Tsamda to Lalung La
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Tsamda to Lalung La biking with enjoy the views of Everest and Cho Oyu. Ride distance 55 km (34 miles).

Day 19 : Cross Thang La
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Cross Thang La (5132m) and enjoy the great views of Shisapangma and camp just beyond Nyalam. Ride distance 87 km (54 miles).

Day 20 : Nyalam to the Borderlands Resort
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Nyalam to the Borderlands Resort beside the Bhote Koshi River via Zhangmu. Ride distance 58 km (36 miles).

Day 21 : Tatopani to Dhulikhel
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Tatopani to Dhulikhel biking along the friendship highway. Today no more shortage of Oxygen. Ride distance 85 km.

Day 22 : Bike from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
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Bike from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu, free time for shopping and evening farewell dinner.

Day 23 : Depature
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Breakfast

Transfer to airport for final departure.

 

Cost Includes

  • Private vehicle for airport transfer
  • All ground transportation
  • Kathmandu – Lhasa airfare
  • Nice hotel accommodation with BB plan
  • A local English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Medical kit
  • Mountain bike rental and maintenance
  • All necessary paper works and travel permit
  • All taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Your international home airfare
  • Nepal tourist visa fee
  • China/Tibet visa fees
  • Nepal re-entry visa (except for Indian Passport holders)
  • Travel insurance and rescue
  • Extra hotel accommodation in any case
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Your personal expenses like bar, beverage, phone, laundry, mineral water etc.
  • Photographic charges in the monasteries
  • Tipping to drivers/Sherpa/guides
  • Any costs arise or shortened itinerary due to landslides, political disturbance and strikes etc.
  • Any other costs, whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
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  • Tourism Ministry of Nepal
  • Nepal Tourism Board
  • TAAN
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association

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