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Delhi - Rudrapur - Bardia National Park - Chitwan National Park - Kathmandu - Nyalam - Tingri - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Gyantse – Lhasa. Join us on this Motorcycle Tours initiated on the Foothills of the Himalayas near Corbett National Park famous for Tigers and culminating in the highest city in the world - Lhasa in Tibet. The motorbike tour is initially through the Terai region of Nepal, with game viewing of Tiger and other animals at Bardia National Park, a short visit to Chitwan and an ascent on lower Himalaya's serpentine roads to reach Kathmandu. After Kathmandu it's time to realize what altitude gain can do to life & body, mind & soul. Once acclimatized to riding your motorbike on this tough terrain, how easy it is to traverse the slow paced life on the roof of the world, with descend into the Brahmaputra valley after paying a tribute at the base camp of Mount Everest. A visit to Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet will culminate this Motorbike Tour.
Day 01: Delhi - Rudrapur - 380 Kms
Arrive Early Morning Hours Ex International flight to Delhi & board Air-conditioned coach / Car to drive to Rudrapur in the Foothills of Himalayas. Afternoon at leisure to refresh from jetlag followed by seasoning on motorbikes in the latter part of the evening. Overnight hotel.
Day 02: Rudrapur - Royal Bardia National Park. - Appx 300 Kms
Start early, as early as 0600 Hrs to reach the Police check post on the India - Nepal Border. After registration of the bikes etc we start our 220 Kms ride to Royal Bardia Sanctuary. It's a pleasant ride along the well maintained Indo-Nepal Friendship highway.
Day 03:Bardia - Chitwan National Park - 300 Kms
After Early morning sightseeing of Bardia on elephant back we will start our ride to Chitwan National Park. The Drive from Royal Bardia National Park to Chitwan is parallel to the Himalayan range - we shall be riding uphill & downhill along the foothill ranges. The ride is pleasant in the evergreen vegetation to reach the Royal Chitwan Park by late evening.
Day 04: Chitwan - Kathmandu - 200 Kms.
After early morning Game viewing we take on the serpentine roads of the Lower Himalayas to reach Pokhara by late afternoon. The ride is ideally on metalled highway but a few Kms do trouble as the roads may be under repairs. The final 30 Kms is a steep ascent with some real good hairpin bends bringing us into the Valley of Kathmandu. O/N Hotel.
Day 05: Kathmandu - At Leisure
Today we will collect permits from the Chinese Embassy for Travelling in Tibet on motorcycles, this shall be a whole day process with depositing of Passports & then collecting by late evening. The same time we can explore the Kathmandu city by coach & the mechanic has time to work on the bikes to take on the unpaved roads on the latter part of the itinerary, in Tibet.
Day 06: Kathmandu - Kodari - Zhangmu - Nyalam 230 Kms
Two time consuming border crossings today at the Nepal Check post & Zhangmu. After an initial easy 170 Kms starts the ascent. Almost crossing 2000 M & halting at an altitude of Appx 3500 M for night stay.
Day 07: Nyalam - Tingri - 232 Kms
Today we ride ahead on unpaved roads. It is a day to take on the Passes - first to come is Thong la, followed by Lelung la at 5050 m. and the speed can be as low as 25 Kms an hour at times.
Day 08: Tingri - Everest Base Camp - Tingri - 250 Kms
A day to view the most magnificent peak in the world from the base camp of Mount Everest. Appx 120 Kms one way on totally unpaved roads with pack lunch at our disposal we shall be heading early morning to reach the base camp & stay there for some time to return back to the Tingri town for overnight stay.
Day 09: Tingri - Lhatze - Shigatse
A day of true plateau ride. Except when we cross Lhatse to take on the most easy pass Yulung la at 4950 M, the ride is through a colorful topography. By now we should have acclimatized ourselves to the off road conditions hence a ride shall be a bit easy going even though dust & intense heat of the sun shall be part of the day's ride.
Day 10: Shigatse - Gyantse - 180 Kms
Early morning sightseeing of the Monastery Tashi Lumpo located at the city outskirts and later on ride to Gyantse, 90 Kms ahead, to visit the monastery Baiju.
Day 11: Gyantse - Lhasa - 200 Kms
we start the Ride early morning. Appx 88 Kms ahead is the magnificent pass called Karo la - 5045M that shall take some time while ascending. Then the ride is on the lake bed of the Yamdrok Lake, ascend to Khamba La and descent into the Brahmaputra valley. Arrive Lhasa by late evening & check in the hotel.
Day 12: In and around Lhasa
After a leisurely breakfast we proceed to the Potala Palace and other places of interest for sightseeing. Lhasa meaning the holy land in local dialect is on the southern bank of the river Lhasa, a tributary of yarlung Zangbo River. Sitting at 3,700 M above sea level Lhasa is also called the solar city because of longer duration of sun shine in the capital. Lhasa is the centre of politics, economy and culture of the Tibet autonomous region.
Day 13: Lhasa – Kathmandu
Early Morning transfer to Gongkar for Flight back to Kathmandu for connecting Flight home.
Jomsom (also Dzongsam) is a small town in the upper Kali Gandaki valley in Nepal, at an altitude of 2770 m. Jomsom is the principal place of the Mustang district and lies on the Annapurna Circuit. The place possesses an airfield, which is approached from Pokhara and therefore Jomsom is often used as the start or completion of a trekking holiday. A training unit of Alpine troops of the royal Nepalese army is likewise stationed there. Nearby is the famous pilgrimage site Muktinath. A few kilometers south lie the most well-known area of cultivation of apples and of apricots in Nepal (Marpha, Tukuche).
Day 1: We ride from Kathmandu city till Pokhara which is approximately 210km from Kathmandu we'll enjoy our ride by seeing the scenery of Nepal, taking Prithivi Highway. Pokhara is well known tourist hub in Nepal where we see large number of tourits who come over for vacations. Nepals largest lake is also situated at Pokhra known as Fewa Lake.
Day 2: Wake up have breakfast and get ready for the ride from Pokhara. We continue our tour seeing the beautiful mountain Annapurna standing tall right in front of us. We stop for our lunch on the way and we reach Tatopani where we'll stay overnight and you can sit back and enjoy natural hot shower which is formed naturally.It is said that if you have any sickness and you take a bath at Tatopani (Hot Shower) it will be cured.
Day 3: Wakeup watch the sunrise, have breakfast and we gear up for our ride and we continue our trip from Tatopani till Jomsom and we reach our destination, Muktinath Temple.
About Muktinath: Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa is one of the most important pilgrimage sites of Nepal for both Buddhists and Hindus. It is a great example to our world of a sacred place shared in harmony by devotees of two world religions.
Day 4: We ride through Jomsom and visit diffrent places of Jomsom, our guide will take you to unreachable places of Jomsom Dhumba Lake which is located in between 2 mountains. Take some photos vist Kagbeni and we ride back to Tatopani and relax in hot water at Tatopani.
Day 5: We ride back to Pokhara and we rest in the evening in a good bar sit back and enjoy live music or music at bar.
Day 6: We take a tour of Pokhara and visit some popular places of Pokhara like Sarangkot, Davis fall, Mahendra Cave and boating at Nepals bigest lake Fewa Lake.
Day 7: We ride back to Kathmandu. On the way we just enjoy and sit back at riverside for lunch and finally we are back at our base.
Package Cost Include
6. Backup Jeep ( Only if there is a group of 4 people or more)
7. Professional Guides
8. Our guides will tailor the rides to suite your needs and experience. Steep mountain ascents / river
9. crossings / fast trails.
10. We cater for all abilities from Novice to Expert
11. The guides are qualified motorcycle instructors.
12. Personal accident insurance
Package Cost Exclude
1. Bar bill
3. What you need to provide:
4. Full motorcycle license ( If you have )