Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour – 14 Days

Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour – 14 Days

5 USD 3299
  • 949 Km
  • 4660 m
  • 14 days
  • Moderate

Overview

One of the longest and most thrilling motorcycle tours in Nepal is the Upper Mustang bike tour. Here on this trip, you will cruise through to Korala near the Nepal-Tibet border and you’ll also explore Lo-Manthang Valley and visit Jomsom and Muktinath.

On this upper Mustang bike tour, you will experience the magnificent beauty as you ride over large stretches of red hills and sheer cliffs, taking in not only the breathtaking vistas but also the wonderful bike ride into the life of this landscape. While going through the unspoiled routes, you will also encounter the Famous mountain peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and others who will welcome you and encourage you to continue the ride.

Additionally, the Upper Mustang bike tour brings you through well-known passes including Taklam La, Darjori La, Yanda La, Ghami La, Nyi Pass, and more. You’ll ride through picturesque canvases to villages where you’ll see how people in far-off places live their daily lives and how Tibetan culture has influenced them. Traveling through these places. you’ll definitely experience the fresh air away from the city’s noise and activity.

Therefore, you will begin the Upper Mustang bike tour in Kathmandu reaching Pokhara through a picturesque Prithvi Highway to Kagbeni via Jomsom, and then to the Lo-Manthang Valley to Muktinath and ride back to Kathmandu.

You can choose among these bikes, or you can request us if you have any other preference.

  1. Royal Enfield Classic 500CC
  2. Royal Enfield Classic 250 CC
  3. Royal Enfield Himalayan 411 CC 
  4. Honda CRF 150 
  5. Honda CRF 250

Trip Highlights:

  • Riding through the ancient trade route of Tibet and Nepal.
  • Discover 2000-year-old monasteries and 10-story choser caves.
  • Visit Muktinath Temple – scared Hindu pilgrims taking a bath in 108 tap stones.
  • Adventurous riding via the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki George.
  • Magnificent Himalayas view of Mount Nilgiri, Annapurna & Bhirkuti Peak.
  • Kora- la boarder (Tibet/Chinese border ) at 4600 meters.
  • Explore the walled city Lo- Manthang & tradition, culture, and lifestyle of Mustang People.

Best time for Upper Mustang Bike Tour

Riders can have an unforgettable experience in Upper Mustang, sometimes referred to as the “Forbidden Kingdom,” with its historic monasteries, charming towns, and barren terrain that resembles Tibetan plateaus. So to ensure a safe and enjoyable ride here, it’s important to know the ideal time of year. Here are our insights on the best time for the Upper Mustang bike tour, check it out

Autumn Season (September to November):

Optimal Time: Autumn time is thought to be the ideal season for an Upper Mustang motorcycle tour.

Weather: Clear skies, little rain, and pleasant temperatures between 5°C to 20°C make ideal riding conditions.

Road Accessibility: During this season, most of the roads that go to Upper Mustang are accessible and possible, including the one that goes from Pokhara via Jomsom and Kagbeni.

Cultural Festivals: Enjoy colorful celebrations like Lo Manthang’s Tiji Festival to enhance your travels with a diverse range of cultures.

Spring Season (March to May):

Ideal for bikers who value pleasant weather and lush surroundings.

Weather: Mild temperatures ranging from 10°C to 20°C, with occasional rain showers in lower altitudes.

Landscape: Enjoy the wild beauty of Upper Mustang in the spring, when the region is covered in vibrant wildflowers and beautiful vegetation.

Adventure: When the weather is right, explore historic Mustang villages, monasteries, and old caves.

Summer Season (June to August):

Ideal for seasoned riders looking for less crowded, off-the-beaten-path experiences.

Weather: Lower altitudes with warmer temperatures, between 15°C and 30°C, and occasional thunderstorms and rains.

Considerations: Because of monsoon conditions, some parts of the route can be difficult to explore, including muddy roads and landslides.

Winter Season (December to February):

Not recommended for Upper Mustang bike tours due to harsh weather conditions and potential road closures.

Weather: Chilly weather, particularly in high-altitude regions, and you may encounter snowfalls that block mountain routes and complicate transport. All things considered, September through November is the ideal time of year for an Upper Mustang bike tour because of the ideal weather, the accessibility of the roads, and the dazzling colors of the surrounding scenery. But since every season has something special to offer, schedule your journey around your interests and objectives, bearing in mind the difficulties and rewards of visiting this far-flung part of the Himalayas.  

Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival at Kathmandu meet at the airport & transfer to Hotel. 1350m

Day 02

Bike Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara, 822m (200km) 6-7 hours.

Day 03

Ride Pokhara to Tatopani, 2474m (110km) 5-6 hours.

Day 04

Ride Tatopani to Chuksang, 2962m (75km) 5-6 hours.

Day 05

Ride Chuksang to Geling, 3544m (35km) 3-4 hours.

Day 06

Ride Geling to Tsarang, 3588m (45km) 4-5 hours.

Day 07

Ride to Lo- Manthang from Tsarang ,3840m (20km) 3 hours.

Day 08

Explore Lo-Manthang and Kora- La Boderr Pass, 4650m (45km)

Day 09

Ride back Lo-Manthang to Samar, 3600m (50km) 4-5 hours.

Day 10

Ride from Samar to Kagbeni to Muktinath, 2804m (25km) 3 hours.

Day 11

Ride from Kagbeni to Kalopani, 2505m (39km) 4-5 hours.

Day 12

Ride back to Pokhara from Kalopani 822m (110km) 6-7 hours.

Day 13

Ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu (200km) for 6-7 hours.

Day 14

Departure to your Home land or onward destination & farewell at the airport.

Includes/Excludes

Whats Included

  • All airport transfer & transportation with private car/jeep
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Kathmandu
  • Accommodation in 3 star category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara on Twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • Motorbike and spare parts of bike
  • Petrol- whichever available for the entire tour
  • Well experienced road caption – Tour leader
  • Overnight accommodation in local guest house with full board on twin sharing
  • A backup vehicle transportation for mechanic and luggage for entire trip
  • Annapurna Conversation Area Permit
  • Upper Mustang special permit per person –USD500
  • Emergency evacuation management
  • First aid kit box
  • TIMS permit
  • Nepal Infielder- Duffel bag

Whats not Included

  • All beverage item and mineral water bottle
  • Nepal tourist visa fee ($40)
  • Personal travel insurance & Emergency evacuation cost if need
  • Personal gears and equipment
  • Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Cost of any damage in Bike
  • Tips for guide, mechanic and driver

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Questions? Look here.

What kind of motorbike is provided?

You can acquire the Honda CRF 250, as well as the Royal Enfield Classic 500CC, 350 CC, and Himalayan 411 CC at Nepal Enfielders. If there is another bike you would like for our Upper Mustang Bike Tour, please contact us and we will be pleased to accommodate you.

Do I need a driving license?

Do I get Airport pick-up & drop-off facilities?

Is there going to be a support van/truck on the trip?

Do I need any motorbike riding experience?

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Is Travel Insurance compulsory? What type of Insurance should I make for a Motorbike Tour in Nepal?

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