Biking Lhasa to Kathmandu one of the most unforgettable adventures that you can experience in our fascinating and scenic ride, riding from fabled city of Lhasa to Kathmandu capturing both Himalayan capitals.
On this awesome mountain biking which is one of the best ways to soak with local culture and to observe in depth of the country with its rural villages simple life in the harmony of rolling barren colored hills and snow capped peaks that surrounds this picturesque Tibetan plateau one of the largest and highest in this planet earth.
A smooth and panoramic flight brings you at Lhasa the capital city of Tibet, where our exciting tour leads you to explore its famous monasteries Drefung-Shera-Jorkhang and colorful Barkhor market square in the midst of the city observing Tibetan pilgrims of all walks of life on deep chanting with prayer wheels.
Tour includes magnificent Potala Palace the land mark of Tibet, China which means 'Heavenly Realm', our adventure begins from Lhasa heading towards south and into inner Tibetan plateau with amazing views of surrounding dramatic landscapes.
As the biking ride progress heading uphill over Khamba-la pass at 4,800 m high with sweeping panorama of Tibetan plateau and then past beautiful turquoise Yamdrok Tsho Lake to reach at Gyantse and Shigatse cities.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu tour at places of interest and obtaining
permits / Tibet visa. Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu Lhasa / Tibet 3,660 m with an hour scenic flight.
Day 04-05: In Lhasa for acclimatization and sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 06: Bike to the bottom of Khamb-la - 4,260 m after 05 to 06 hrs ride.
Day 07: Bike to Ngartse 4,230 m via Khamba-la and Yamdrok Tsho Lake - 05 hrs.
Day 08: Bike towards Simi-la to camp below the small pass of 4,360 m - 05 hrs.
Day 09: Bike to Gyantse 3,950 m -04 hrs scenic ride.
Day 10: Bike to Shigatse 3,900 m - 04 hrs ride.
Day 11: Rest Day at Shigatse for local sightseeing around Tashilumpo monastery.
Day 12: Bike to Tsho-La Pass 4,320 m - 05 hrs.
Day 13: Bike over Gyamtsho-la 5,220 m and to New Tingri / Shegar 4,340 m - 06 hrs.
Day 14: Bike beneath Pang-La 4,460 m - 04 hrs.
Day 15: Bike to Tshusum near Phandchuri via Panga-La 5,200 m - 05 hrs.
Day 16: Bike to Rongbuk Monastery area 4,890 m - 05 hrs.
Day 17: Free and rest day at Rongbuk and bike to Everest North Base Camp.
Day 18: Drive and Bike to Old Tingri 4,360 m - 06 hrs.
Day 19: Bike near the base of Lalung-La at above 4,700 m - 05 hrs.
Day 20: Bike to Kerong 3,50 m - 05 hrs.
Day 21: Bike to Tatopani and overnight at Last Resort or Borderland - 06 hrs.
Day 22: Bike to Dhulikhel 1,460 m - 05 hrs.
Day 23: Bike to Kathmandu - 03 hrs.
Day 24: Free day in Kathmandu to relax your muscles from the long ride.
Day 25: Transfer to airport for International departure. Note:
The above itinerary only a guide line; it could change due to weather, availability of clean water and campsite, trail or any other unforeseen conditions.
Mode of Tour: On Hotels / Lodge and Guest House
Trip Grade: Moderate to Adventurous
Activities: Mountain Bike ride from Lhasa to Kathmandu with Everest base camp.
Bike Ride: 10 Nights and 11 days (covering distance of approx 1,060 k.m.)
Highest Elevation: 5,220 m over Gyamtsho-la pass.
In Tibet: 09 nights & 10 days (Lhasa -Kathmandu)
Total Trip: 13 nights & 14 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
Season: April to November including monsoon months of July and August