Shivapuri Loop: Full Day Mountain Bike Tours in Kathmandu

8 hr

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Looking for a Mountain Biking tour in Kathmandu, then Shivapuri Loop is the best option for you. This small-group day trip mountain biking is not only an exceptionally inspiring play ground for riders with any level of experience and fitness but also takes you to the ancient temple and sacred sites of Budhanilkantha and stunning panoramas of the Himalayas and locals.
• Observe the magnificently carved stone idol of sleeping Vishnu from the outer periphery...
Looking for a Mountain Biking tour in Kathmandu, then Shivapuri Loop is the best option for you. This small-group day trip mountain biking is not only an exceptionally inspiring play ground for riders with any level of experience and fitness but also takes you to the ancient temple and sacred sites of Budhanilkantha and stunning panoramas of the Himalayas and locals.
• Observe the magnificently carved stone idol of sleeping Vishnu from the outer periphery of the pond at Budhanilkantha
• Sharing tea with local farmers on their rooftops in the mountains
• Soaking in hot springs on the roof of the world
•  Tracks and trails of the Kathmandu Valley by bike
• Enjoy technical challenges along jungle roads
• Get panoramic views of the giants of the Nepalese Himalayas
• Choose a route to suit your techical ability
• Meet the villagers of the Newar and Tamang people
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Itinerary Details

We Start our trip starts from Thamel, ride 30 minutes to Budhanilkantha Temple, just 8 kms north of Kathmandu.Then we enter the Shivapuri National park about 8 km uphill good road. Shivapuri is one of the best destinations for cycling and the hike for the cyclist is speculated to lessen the number of cyclists in the park which was announced 12 years ago.

After registering at the Shivapuri National Park entry gate, following the valley rim we then push our way on single-track uphill through thick forest of Shivapuri Reserve towards Nagi Gompa, This spot is great for bird watching,  a Buddhist nun's monastery and on a clear day, you may be able to see the snow-capped Himalayas! Enjoy meeting the villagers of the Newar and Tamang people and appreciate your packed lunch (included in the cost).

Once you’ve snapped some unforgettable photos, descend down the hill and continue riding...
We Start our trip starts from Thamel, ride 30 minutes to Budhanilkantha Temple, just 8 kms north of Kathmandu.Then we enter the Shivapuri National park about 8 km uphill good road. Shivapuri is one of the best destinations for cycling and the hike for the cyclist is speculated to lessen the number of cyclists in the park which was announced 12 years ago.

After registering at the Shivapuri National Park entry gate, following the valley rim we then push our way on single-track uphill through thick forest of Shivapuri Reserve towards Nagi Gompa, This spot is great for bird watching,  a Buddhist nun's monastery and on a clear day, you may be able to see the snow-capped Himalayas! Enjoy meeting the villagers of the Newar and Tamang people and appreciate your packed lunch (included in the cost).

Once you’ve snapped some unforgettable photos, descend down the hill and continue riding 1 hour through the woodlands, past waterfalls and out of the forest until you reach Sundarijal, where you’ll visit a local bazaar, there are numerous waterfalls to see and a few caves.

From Sundarijal we continue via multi track to Gokarna and then ride single track to Kapan Monastery where you'll see a Buddhist Monastery in the Tibetan tradition that these Lamas came with their first Western students in 1969. From Kapan we'll ride back to ending point and the end of the tour you will transferred back to your hotel.

Important Details

Included
  • Mountain bike and helmet rental
  • Expert biking tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not Included
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
From your hotel at Kathmandu
8am daily
Return Details
To your Hotel at Kathmandu
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please bring drinking water, a camera, a sunhat, sunscreen
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes for cycling
  • Minimum age is 15 years
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.