Mountain biking has become the fastest growing sport in the country.
Nepal has the most impressive topography due to the diverse environment escalates the possibilities of exploration within the country. From the high altitudes to the low terrain region of the country, no place fails to leave an everlasting impression on all the visitors. The geographical diversity provides numerous adventurous opportunities giving a thrilling experience. No doubt that Nepal is the perfect destination for adventure lovers, experience seekers, and explorers.
In the name of outdoor adventure in Nepal, most people think of trekking and hiking, but a fact to be highlighted is that mountain biking has become the fastest growing sport in the country. Cycling your way through the narrow and dangerous trails, hitting dirt roads in the mountains, uphill and downhill paths, capturing the eternal beauty of the surrounding, connecting with the locals on the way is a totally out of the world experience that one can have. The sudden adrenaline rush when pedaling through the Himalayan trails, with mesmerizing views of the snow-capped mountains through the rocky roads feels fantastic. Cycling is like a dive into nature with stunning views, immersing into the tranquil surroundings.
The journey can be a day-long, just for a short weekend getaway, or can range from few days to fortnights depending on your preference. Challenging but never impossible, some would also love to choose to explore the country on two wheels. The trails that some look forward to as trekking may also be cycling paths for others, while, some dirt roads may also be specifically dedicated for pedaling. Mountain bikes can easily be hired for several days with some necessary gears. You can also choose from any pre-planned trips or plan your cycling ride on your own.
Nepal offers the perfect mountain biking destinations for you to make your trip. Among the many destinations, some of them can be the Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara-Kathmandu, Annapurna circuit, Mustang, Lower Everest Region, and so on. These are some of the popular mountain biking trails to set up your gear and head towards. Besides, some around-the-valley destinations to cycle through are Bhaktapur, Sankhu, Nagarkot, Budhanilkantha, Godawari, Khokana, Dakshinkali, etc.
The rides range in difficulty level, altitudes, distance, and obviously, the number of days, which you can choose as per your convivence and fitness level. You can take your bikes through the mountain passes, to take a closer glimpse of the Himalayan ranges, or roll them through the hills amidst the lush green forests. Either way, experience the lifetime moments on your bike in Nepal.