You would doubt the statement ‘Nepal is best seen when you walk on its terrain’ if you cycle or mountain bike your way around the landscape. Many guests of ours have shed tears of joy brought to their eyes by captivating beauty of the Nepalese landscape. Mountain biking has been growing as one of the fierce competitors and serious alternatives of walking on the high himalayas of Nepal.
You may be an expert or a novice, the nepalese topography has it all to indulge you in the cycling trip of your lifetime. You do not have to be the best of the cyclist to get involved in the riding trips in Nepal. The hills and outskirts of Kathmandu and Pokhara offers an excellent and gentle up’s and down’s that makes a wonderful ride. There are basically 3 geographic terrains in Nepal; the mountains, the hills and the terais. Mountains is the place where some extreme mountain biking in the world is done, where you reach to the highest walkable passes in the world, where you require one top notch cycling technique and top notch bike itself. Hills are beautiful, lush green and combination of slight downhills, slight uphills and lovely flats. This is where you can cycle all day and every day and fall in love with mountain biking in Nepal. Terai is hot and flat and is an open endless race course for bike riders. Cycle is the mode of transportation here and mountain biking trying to avoid ditch holes and puddles at a fast speed, which requires no effort but just stamina to ride longer distance is no less beautiful.
Nepal is undergoing vast roadway construction in the mountains and the positive aspect of it is the mountain biking in such areas have bloomed. These roadway construction have opened options of mountain biking on the famous Annapurna circuit, Manaslu circuit and Lo Manthang. These trips from the very first day have been able to impress riders with the help of mystical mountains and adrenaline pumping trails.