Join the team at White Water Asia and Himalayan Single Track for this EPIC pedal and paddle down the raging gorge of the black river goddess Kali. The trip kicks off with a Heli tour to Muktinath, Lubra Valley and Throng Phedi. The trails are AWESOME. We rip the trails all the way down to Tatopani from where we then put into rafts or Kayaks for the three day journey down the mighty Kaligandaki. This is the trip of a life time for outdoor adventure lovers!
One off Departure only – 23rd Oct 2017.
Day 01 – Arrival in Nepal and Transfer to Hotel. This hotel offers five star services with the authentic appeal and culture of Nepal. Enjoy the hotel ground. Meet your support team who will be their to help you assemble your bike, or fit you for one of ours. If time is permitting we go for a little test ride and adventure through the back lanes of Kathmandu to Pashuptinath Temple and Bouldanath Temple.
Day 02 – Fly to Pokhara in one of the Himalaya’s fabled Twin otters…be sure to sit on the right side of the plane to get epic Himalayan views. We land in Pokhara and transfer to our hotel. In the afternoon we Jeep to the World Peace Pogoda and practice our riding skills on the short sweet jungle single track back to Lakeside.
Day 03 – Hope you are geared up for this … a one hour heli flight takes us along the mid Himalayan range, buzzing above local villages as we travel up the Kaligadaki Valley to Muktinath, passing between the Himalayan Giants Annapurna and Dhaulgiri. Land in Lubra Dhada where where our riding begins. It’s an epic descent and perhaps one of the best trails in the Himalaya. We ride down the switchbacking ridge line to Kagbeni, a lovely little village on the banks of the Kaligadaki River.
Day 04 – This morning we await our Heli, we load up and fly again high above the Himalaya to Phedi, just below the fabled Throng La. An epic day of trail smashing awaits us as we descend from 4500m to 2900m. We end the day in Tuckche enjoying the warm hospitality and awesome home made food at High Plains Inn.
Day 05 – Today we ride a selection of Single Tracks with a little climbing and flat and then a big 1500m drop down the raging Kaligandaki gorge on the jeep track. To Tatopani. It’s a great day of riding. Tatopani is bustling trade up for everything going into and coming out of the Annapurna and Mustang Regions. Here we can also enjoy the Natural hot springs, a cold beer and some great food.
Day 06/07/08 – We put in the river after a short 20km rolling ride down to Beni, here there is a confluence of two riders and we end the biking trip here and hit the wild Kaligandaki river. Two and a half days of rafting takes us along this stunning river, through the deepest gorge in the world and down some Class V, IV and III rapids. Nights are spent camping on pristine white sandy beaches listening to the gentle music of Nepalese and eating delicious home made food. A classic Nepal rafting bus journey awaits us for the fours hours back to Pokhara Lake side( You have not lived until you have done one!) … Don’t worry beer on the bus is on US! Enjoy a wild last night party in Pokhara.
Day 09- Fly back to Kathmandu with Buddha Air. Time for sightseeing or last minute shopping.
Day 10 – Depart the country. We transfer you to the Airport for your home bound flight.
Price – US$5700 per person, all inclusive
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