Cycling Holidays in
Kathmandu to Muktinath
Bespoke tours of Nepal tailored especially for you
Lhasa to Kathmandu
Includes Everest Base Camp!
redspokes Nepal cycling holiday offers insight into the country's diverse landscape and culture. From Kathmandu Valley we cycle over mountain passes and into the tropical Terai plains to explore the flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park, climbing through traditional villages as the landscape soars towards the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.
Join us on this exhilarating and memorable cycling adventure and discover Nepal's wonders for yourself.
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redspokes Nepal bicycle holiday is one of redspokes most culturally and geographically diverse cycling itineraries. Nepal is a magical place to cycle, rich in heritage, dotted with temples, medieval cities and tiny hillside village communities. Nestled along the spine of the Himalayas between the snow-capped peaks of Tibet and the Ganges plains of India you wind find a great variety of landscapes within Nepal, with high icy mountains, deep valleys and subtropical jungle. The Nepalese people with give you a courteous welcome on your cycling tour from the Kathmandu Valley to Pokhara and following the Annapurna circuit to Muktinath. The defiantly proud, resilient and unique identity manifests in heritage and culture with flamboyant festivals and traditional pageantry. You will hear as many as fifty different languages spoken by twelve different ethnic groups. Buddhism and Hinduism are both practised in Nepal as well as older Nepalese religions. From densely populated towns to rural mountain wilderness, cycling Nepal with redspokes is the perfect way to explore.
Nepal is home to eight of the world's ten highest peaks including Mount Everest on the border with Tibet. With no less than ten natural and cultural UNESCO World Heritage Sites Nepal is as historically interesting as it is scenically breath taking.
redspokes Nepal cycling holiday offers a complete experience of this wonderful country's varied landscape and culture. Bicycling from the Kathmandu Valley you will travel over mountain passes and into the tropical plains of the Terai to explore the flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park. You will take an exhilarating flight up to Jomsen over snow-capped peaks, and fly right between the Himalayan giants Annapurna and Dhaulagiri with breath taking views. From Jomsen we cycle between the Nilgiri Massifs up to one of the holiest temples in Nepal, Muktinath at the foot of the mighty Thorung La Pass (5416m). From here we follow single track cycling downhill crossing a dramatic suspension bridge and riding along the beautiful Kaligandaki River. This is one of the deepest gorges in the world, we ride past ancient monasteries and traditional villages cycling along cobbled paths and through ice fed streams as the landscape soars towards the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.
Nepal has long exerted a pull on the Western imagination. Join us on this exhilarating and memorable Kathmandu to Muktinath adventure cycling holiday and discover its wonders for yourself.
Nepal Custom Tour
If our advertised dates don’t suit you, if you’re looking for a shorter/longer tour or simply want the enjoyment of travelling on your own or with friends, why not let us create a customised itinerary for you? We can organise private tours for groups of 2 or more people. This will usually be the same cost for our advertised tour if there are 6 or more and 20-80% higher for smaller numbers.
We have years of experience working in adventure cycling and providing our clients with customised itineraries. A tour with redspokes will capture the imagination and leave lasting memories of this fascinating country.
Lhasa to Kathmandu
Cycling the Tibetan Plateaus from Lhasa to Kathmandu is an awe-inspiring experience and a must for adventure cyclists. redspokes’ Tibet cycling holiday takes you on a journey between two of Asia's most exotic cities. We ride 4 major passes above 5000m and traverse a 1000km over the backbone of the Himalayas.
Starting in Nepal, we have a couple of days to explore Kathmandu and warm up with some local rides. We take a dramatic flight across the great Himalayan range to Lhasa, capital of Tibet and spiritual heartland. Lhasa means ‘Place of the Gods’. This is one of the most interesting, remote and spectacular parts of the world. We have three days to acclimatise and to explore the city’s old quarter before our cycling begins and we ride across a beautiful landscape of snow-capped summits. All around us are signs of religious devotion; prayer flags fluttering on the tallest mountain passes and processions of devout pilgrims travelling to the numerous monasteries and temples.
Riding to Everest Base Camp is an exhilarating feature of our tour and a major cycling challenge, as the road climbs almost fifty hairpin bends over the Pang La Pass. Here at 5,205m we see the magnificent views of the Himalayas and of Mt. Everest itself. Coming face to face with Everest, the world’s most famous mountain, is an experience few will ever forget. From here our journey continues over more high passes before we return to Nepal with a marathon downhill cycle.
redspokes’ Tibet cycling holiday offers great physical challenges: extreme mountain biking through breath taking scenery as you cycle the "Roof of the World".