E-Biking to Upper Mustang-Lomanthang

E-Biking to Upper Mustang-Lomanthang

E-Biking to Upper Mustang-Lomanthang

Easy
13 Days 12 Nights
  • Destination:
    Nepal
  • Region:
    Mustang
  • Max. Altitude:
    3800m
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  • Overview

    Lo manthang, a 500 year old capital of Mustang is located in the heartland of Nepal, alongside the border with Tibet. You can now experience E-biking into the this mystical land, that was off limits to the foreigners until 1992. This e-biking trip of a lifetime will provide you with ample opportunity to witness rugged barren mountains, deep canyons, eroded cliffs and Moraine valleys, snow-capped peaks and more.

    This 13 days e-biking starts off with easy ride from Jomsom and riding through the beautiful landscape towards Kagbeni, a village in the Upper Mustang and towards Muktinath, a temple that carries immense significance in both Hindu and Buddhist alike. As we head towards the barren lands of Mustang through Samar and Tsarang, we arrive into the tiny enclave hidden within the Tibetan plateau.

      START ALT FINISH ALT KM + - ALT MAX ALT MIN
    1 JOMSOM 2750m KAGBENI 2850m 18,00Km 590m 475m 3350m 2750m
    2 KAGBENI 2850m MUKTINATH 3700m 32,00Km 1300m 1200m 3800m 2800m
    3 MUKTINATH 3700m SAMAR 3600m 33,00Km 1650m 1750m 4083m 2940m
    4 SAMAR 3600m TSARANG 3600m 40,00Km 1600m 1650m 4029m 3500m
    5 TSARANG 3600m LO MANTHANG 3800m 16,00Km 300m 500m 3952m 3545m
    6 LO MANTHANG 3800m GHAMI 3600m 30,00Km 1150m 1400m 4302m 3500m
              169,00Km 6590m 6975m    

    What is included

    • Airport transfer.
    • 4 nights in Kathmandu in Hotel Mulberry on B/B basis–twin sharing.
    • 1 night in Pokhara in Mt. Kailash Resort on B/B basis–twin sharing.
    • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary on twin sharing basis.
    • Support vehicle during the ride.
    • Certified and Experienced Mountain Bike Guide.
    • Return flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    • Ebike for the trip.
    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

    What is not included

    • International flights.
    • Nepal Entry Visa Fee.
    • Personal expenses such telephone calls, laundry, shopping .
    • Personal mountain biking gears such as gloves, shoes, shorts.
    • Personal insurance and medical evacuation.
    • Drinks and beverages including mineral water.
  • Detailed Itinerary

    Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

    Depending on our arrival time, representative will be at the airport to receive you and transfer you to your booked hotel.
    Overnight in Hotel Mulberry
    Meals: BLD

    Day 02 : Free Day in Kathmandu

    After your breakfast today, we will check the gears that you have for the trip to ensure that you have a wonderful trip.
    Overnight in Hotel Mulberry
    Meals: B

    Day 03 : Fly to Pokhara (25 minutes Flight)

    After breakfast and depending on your booked flight timing, you will be transferred to the domestic terminal for the scenic flight to Pokhara. The flight takes about 30 minutes providing spectacular views of Langtang, Manasalu and Annapurna ranges. Once in Pokhara, our crew along with private vehicle will meet you at the airport for hotel transfer. We can spend rest of our day enjoying the lake side.
    Overnight in Mt. Kailash Resort
    Meals: B

    Day 04 : Fly to Jomsom (2750m). (20minutes Flight) Ride to Kagbeni (2850m) via Phalyak - (18kms, 4hrs)

    An early start today for our flight to Jomsom after our breakfast in the hotel. We will drive to the airport and take a 25 minutes exciting flight to Jomsom. Upon arrival our staff will be ready with the e-bikes so that we can start right away with the biking. We start riding through Jomsom one of the biggest town in the region. We ride uptoBatase Bhanjyang – the windy pass (3435 m) with great views of the Upper Mustang, Thorong La, Tilicho, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. The wind is quite strong here so we ride down towards Phalyak surrounded by long walls that protects the fields of Phalyak. We continue riding to another village Pakling and to Eklebhatti and shortly arrive at Kagbeni. Don’t forget to try the Dal Bhat here for dinner as you get one of the best Dal Bhat here in Kagbeni.
    Overnight in Red House
    Meals: BLD

    Day 05 : Ride to Muktinath (3700m) – (32kms – 4/5hrs)

    After an early morning breakfast, we start riding uphill and climb almost 1,000 m. The region is dry and arid, almost desert- like, with breathtaking mountain scenery on the horizon. We meet trekkers and pilgrims flocking from as far as India on their way to Muktinath, one of the world's most respected Hindu temples. Once in Muktinath, we will explore the religious site and see the eternal flame burning on the source of natural gas. "Mukti" means liberation and "nath" means a holy temple, so that Muktinath is regarded as a temple of liberation of soul. In addition to the Hindu hermits and pilgrims, we will also see Tibetan traders.
    Note: On this day we might consider transfer up by car from Kagbeni to Muktinath.

    Day 06 : Ride to Samar (3600m) via Gyu La Pass (4077m) – (33kms, 5/6hrs)

    We start our ride today after breakfast around 3830m and take the trail that goes towards Muktinath temple but take a turn towards the left leaving the trail to Muktinath and ride towards the Gyu La pass which lies at the elevation of 4030m. The start of the trail is gradual as we pass through the amazing landscape views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche and Nilgiri, and to the south the entire Annapurna Massif. The ride up to Gyu La is all uphill and once we are at the top, we enjoy the view before going amazing downhill for about 1000 m towards the Kali Gandaki river and ride towards Tetang village that is nestled behind the giant caved hills. We ride up to Chusang where we have lunch and charge our batteries as well before riding another interesting 2 hrs to Samar where we spend our overnight.
    Overnight in Annapurna Lodge
    Meals: BLD

    Day 07 : Ride to Tsarang (3600m) – (40 Kms, 4/5hrs)

    We start uphill today after breakfast, heading towards Bhena where the trail gets very interesting with the rocky trails. We get to see the Jeeps moving slowly towards Lo Manthang and to experience how these jeep drivers drive through such road is itself interesting. We continue riding uphill until we see the multi colored Tibetan prayer flags hinting us that we have arrived the pass.
    After having our tea here and enjoying the views towards small village along the trail Shyangmoche (3765m)and continue riding towards Ghiling from where we head for a steady climb towards Nyi La (4000m) and start our descend towards another village Ghemi (3570m), which is another stunning village with tiny streets and big walled houses. We stop here for lunch.
    After lunch, we start our ride towards Tsarang with mostly uphill with newly built gravel roads going uphill with a zigzag feature. We take downhill to reach towards Tsarang which is a large village with stacks of stone separating the houses. The very popular TsarangDzong lies in this village that was built in 1378. This huge five story monastery is the highlight of the area with Gelugpa school and has one of the largest library in the whole region. Along with this the Monastery also has the statues, thankas and paiting along with a prayer room.
    We spend our night here in the village at one of the lodges owned by the local.
    Overnight at Lumbini Lodge
    Meals: BLD

    Day 08 : Ride to Lomanthang (3800m) - (16kms, 4/5hrs)

    We head towards the famous Lo Manthang today starting with the trail that leads down to a small river from where we steadily climb up the rocky path on the other side and follow the Thuling Khola following the new dirt road. Passing the landmark with canyons we continue riding with the amazing landscape that gives the impression of being in Tibet. As we continue venturing into the desert plains, we arrive at Lo La (3960m) with views of the snowcapped peaks. We continue riding through this amazing trail to arrive on a top from where the amazing walled city of Lo is visible as we continue riding up to this great mystical place. The monastery inside the Lo dates back to the 13th century where we can visit after we freshen up in our resort.

    Day 09 : Ride to Ghami (3600m) via Chogo La Pass – (30kms, 5hrs)

    Although Lo Manthang is the last point of our trip, we make this one last ride because of the Chogo La pass that is something we cannot miss when we are here in Lo Manthang. We start our ride mostly through uphill as we pass the Lo and continue riding up to Chogo La pass. The downhill ride from here amazing through the rocky trails that is mostly used for trekking up to Lo.
    We continue our ride to Ghami where we spend our night in the comfortable lodge.
    Overnight in Royal Mustang Resort
    Meals: BLD

    Day 10 : Drive Back to Jomsom (2750m) – (6hrs Drive)

    We pack our cycles and drive back to Jomsom mostly through the trails we used while riding towards Lo Manthang. We stop over at Chussang for quick lunch before driving back to Jomsom where we spend and overnight in the comfortable Om’s Home that also has café that provide great coffee and some good live music.
    Overnight in Om’s Home
    Meals: BLD

    Day 11 : Fly Back to Kathmandu via Pokhara

    After breakfast, we leave our cycle that will be transported by our staff to Kathmandu and take a 25 minutes scenic flight back to Pokhara and another flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival our representative will be in Kathmandu to receive you and transfer you to the Hotel Mulberry. You can spend rest of your day wondering around the Thamel where you can buy souvenirs for your friends and family.
    Overnight in Hotel Mulberry
    Meals: B

    Day 12 : Free Day in Kathmandu

    Free day in Kathmandu today and in the A farewell dinner at a fine dining restaurant will waiting for us as we are transferred to the restaurant in a comfortable vehicle. After the dinner, we will be transferred to the hotel.
    Overnight in Hotel Mulberry
    Meals: BD

    Day 13 : International Departure

    Depending on your flight time you will be transferred to the airport. The airport checks in is 3 hours prior to the departure time and the hotel checkout time is 12PM. In case our flight is late evening please let us know if you require half day use of the hotel.
  • Essential Info

    Why e-biking in Nepal with Thamserku?

    • 1st and only company to introduce e-biking and e-biking tours in Nepal
    • Tried and tested itineraries for smooth operation
    • Fixed departure dates
    • Experienced Mountain Bike Guide
    • Extra batteries for the e-bikes

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Difficulty Level
Easy

Easy

Non-camping journeys, optional walks, little elevation gain or loss.

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