Nepal

At a glance

Nestled amongst the peaks of the great Himalayan Mountains, Nepal is a country blessed with an abundance of natural beauty and colorful history. The mountainous north of Nepal has eight of the world's ten tallest mountains, including the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest. And with more than 25 peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m) above sea level, Nepal is easily an outdoorsman's paradise. 

But Nepal isn't all tall mountains and killer cliffs, it also boasts a hills and a plains region, full of tiny rural villages, verdant farmland, holy temples, and forests filled with wildlife. Nepal experiences five seasons: summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and spring, and each of these seasons bring out a different side to beautiful Nepal.

Ancient cities and awe-inspiring temples dot the landscape, making it an interesting and unique destination for travelers who want to see people living their lives in the hills and mountains as they have done so for many centuries. 

Why cyclists love it

  • The world's best (and highest) views
  • Amazing single-track trails snaking through the country, perfect for mountain bikers
  • Challenging climbs and rewarding vistas
  • Rustic villages and holy temples and stupas

Tour spotlight

Nepal Mountain Biking in the Mustang Region of the Himalayas
Mountain bike alonng the rooftop of the world with this tour featuring the world's highest mountains. Many mountain bike routes lay claim to the title of the World’s Greatest, but only the Kali Gandaki Valley trails in the Mustang region of the Himalayas of Nepal can claim to be surrounded by five-mile-high peaks, where every night you stay in teahouses run by local villagers and stocked with good food and cold beer.

The tour also features the the Kali Gandaki Valley – the deepest valley in the world . Riding the trails of the legendary Annapurna Circuit, and the lower Mustang region, this Himalayan mountain bike adventure tour in Nepal will take you to some of the most beautiful and unexplored places on the planet, where you will experience some of the best mountain biking on Earth.
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Himalayas: Off The Beaten Path
The trip will show you an exciting cross section of Nepal as you cycle past rustic villages, ancient cities and temples off the beaten track, enjoy amazing downhill’s and get incredible views of the Everest and Annapurna and other ranges.

Enjoy exclusive accommodation and watch dawn come up over the Annapurna’s before we experience life in the middle hills where the Nepalese are living as they have done for many centuries. 
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Nepal Recovery 

BikeTours.com stands with the Adventure Travel Trade Association in response to the devastating earthquake and avalanche that hit Nepal in April 2015. The ATTA and the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) quickly joined together to create the most efficient and effective positive impacts for the people of Nepal in their time of greatest need. They decided to focus on the long-term rebuilding of Nepal and its tourism industry. 
Learn more and help Nepal!

Fast facts

Language: Nepali
Currency: Nepalese rupee
Population: 27.8 million
Size: 56,827 square miles;147,181 km2
Border countries: China and India
National tourist office: www.welcomenepal.com/

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