The Ultimate Himalaya – Annapurna Circuit + Upper Mustang
This unique tour takes in the very best of both tours and perhaps offers the ultimate mountain bike tour in the Himalaya. It’s a journey to lose your self in the rich and diverse culture of mountains, discover the different ethnic groups and life styles, changing landscapes and panoramic mountain views and ride mountain bikes. The trail also links up some of the best single tracks, flowing ride sections and some of the most epic climbs in the Himalaya.
If you are looking to hide away from the modern world and spend some quality time with your mountain bike, then this is the tour for you.
Day 01 Arrival in Nepal
Day 02 Warm Up Ride and Introduction
Day 03 Travel to Besishar and Bike to Jagat
Day 04 Biking Jagat (1000m) to Chame (2670m)
Day 05 Biking Chame to Manang (3540m)
Day 06 Acclimatization Manang
Day 07 Biking Manang to Throng Phedi (4450m)
Day 08 Biking Throng Phedi to Muktinath via Throng La (5416m)
Day 09 Biking Muktinath to Chele (3050m) via Gia La (4077m)
Day 10 Biking Chele to Syangboche (3800m)
Day 11 Bikin Syanboche to Morang (3560m) Via Dhakma, Mui La (4170m) and Ghar Gompa
Day 12 Biking Morang to Lo Mantang (3810m) via HIgh passes (4365m)
Day 13 Lo Mantang Sightseeing
Day 14 Biking Lo Mantang to Ghara (3690m)
Day 15 Biking Ghara to Tangye(3240m)
Day 16 Biking Tangye to Chhusang (2980m)
Day 17 Biking Chhusang to Jomsom (2270m)
Day 18 Biking Jomsom to Tatopani (860m)
Day 19 Biking Tatopani to Beni, Jeep to Pokhara
Day 20 Fly to Kathmandu
Day 21 Departure from Nepal
Who’s it for? People who mountain bike regularly, are fit and are looking for a multi-day mountain bike adventure that gets their heart rate going and have the time to spend.
Length: – 21 Days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
Fitness Factor: – Good cardio fitness and bike carrying strength and stamina required.
Skill Factor: – Confident in rocky descents and not to bothered by exposure.
Comfort Zone: – Homely Tea Houses, cozy fires and great food … Not exactly glamorous, but nothing to off the charts, in Upper Mustang internet connection is non-existent.