Kathmandu Valley Mountain Biking is the perfect mountain biking experience for those adventurers with a short time frame and low budget. Mountain biking around Kathmandu valley gives great landscape views of the valley and mountains while allowing the cyclist to explore the cultural highlights as well.The Kathmandu Valley historically known as Nepal Valley or Nepal Valley, lies at the crossroads of ancient civilizations of the Indian subcontinent and the broader Asian continent, and has at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists. There are seven World heritage sites within the valley.Historically, the valley and adjoining areas made up a confederation known as the Nepal Mandala. Until the 15th century, Bhaktapur was its capital, when two other capitals, Kathmandu and Lalitpur(Patan), were established.The Kathmandu Valley is the most developed and populated place in Nepal. The majority of offices and headquarters are located in the valley, making it the economic hub of Nepal. It is popular with tourists for its unique architecture, and rich culture that includes the highest number of Jatras (street festivals) in Nepal. The valley itself was referred to as “Nepal Proper” by British historians.
Mountain biking trail passes on the graveled road of Shivapuri National Park and other hills surrounding the valley. It passes through Chisapani, a village of mixed cultures including Tamang, Sherpa and Magar ethnic groups. See the sunrise views of the great Himalayan range. The trail also goes to Nagarkot, a famous tourist destination for sunrise and sunset views. In between Chisapani and Nagarkot, we will ride on a single track and feel the excitement of riding through nature and seeing wildlife. At the end of our tour, we will visit the ancient Chyangu Narayan temple, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.
- Comfortable ride on Giant and Trek mountain bikes
- Ride through the alleys of ancient durbar squares
- See more of Kathmandu’s residential areas
- Experience the rich Nepalese art and culture
- Get the most of Kathmandu has to offer in one day