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Kathmandu Valley Cycling Tour - 5 Days

Overview and Highlights

Key Information

Best Seasons

All the time

Group Size

min 4 to more pax..

Duration

5 Days program

Trek Difficulty

Easy

Maximum Altitude

1401

Accommodation

Hotel

Meal

Available delicious food

Region

Kathmandu Valley

Country

Nepal

Activity

Cycling Tour

Destination

Kathmandu valley

Trip Starts

Kathmandu

Trips Ends

Kathmandu

Highlights of Kathmandu Valley Cycling Tour

  • Cultural Exploration: Immerse in the vibrant culture of Kathmandu, exploring ancient temples, bustling markets, and historic sites.
  • Scenic Routes: Cycle through picturesque landscapes, including lush valleys, terraced fields, and charming villages, offering stunning views of the Kathmandu Valley.
  • Historical Landmarks: Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple, delving into Nepal's rich history and architecture.
  • Local Interaction: Engage with friendly locals, experiencing their warm hospitality and traditional way of life as you pedal through neighborhoods and rural areas.
  • Adventurous Trails: Navigate through diverse terrain, from paved city streets to off-road trails, providing a thrilling and adventurous cycling experience.
  • Customizable Routes: Tailor your cycling tour to your preferences and fitness level, with options for leisurely rides or more challenging routes, ensuring an enjoyable adventure for all participants.

Kathmandu Cycling Tour Overview

Kathmandu Cycling Tour makes your day to understand the rich culture, historic sites, ancient temples, shrines and fascinating villages of the Kathmandu valley. You can enjoy the grandeur of nature and cultural diversities as well as mingle with locals along the way.

One day starts from Kandumandu valley to Chovar gorge, 9 km southwest of Kathmandu valley. Then, you can go to Aadinath temple that is situated at the tip of the hill and enjoy the picturesque view of the valley.

Cycling around Kirtipur, an ancient town located on a ridge 10km southwest of the valley, makes you through the narrow alleyways of the ancient town and view the old shrines, temples and traditional houses.

You can also observe the traditional lifestyle of the local people and their hsopitabilities. Mountain Layers Treks and Expedition  Pvt. Ltd. is proud to organise  this this Cycling in Kathmandu Valley .

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival TIA in Kathmandu pickup by private transfer at hotel with B/B plan

Arrive in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.Transfer to your hotel and settle in. Meet with your cycling guide for a briefing and orientation about the tour. Explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu in the evening, soaking in the local atmosphere. Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 2 : Kathmandu valley UNESCo world heritage site Sightseeing by Bicycle overnight at hotel.

After breakfast, start your cycling tour of Kathmandu Valley. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) and Boudhanath Stupa, immersing in the rich cultural heritage.

Pedal through the ancient streets of Kathmandu, passing by historical landmarks and traditional neighborhoods. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant to taste authentic Nepalese cuisine. Continue cycling to Pashupatinath Temple, a sacred Hindu site on the banks of the Bagmati River. Return to your hotel in Kathmandu in the late afternoon. Evening at leisure to relax or explore more of Kathmandu's bustling markets and eateries. Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 3 : Cycling from Kathmandu to Patan and Bhaktapur overnight at hotel.

Enjoy an early breakfast before embarking on a cycling journey to Bhaktapur, another UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its well-preserved medieval architecture. Explore the narrow alleys, courtyards, and ancient squares of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, admiring the intricate wood carvings and Newari craftsmanship.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1401

Day 4 : Cycling from Bhaktapur to Kathmandu overnight at hotel

Continue cycling to Patan, known as the City of Fine Arts, to visit Patan Durbar Square and its collection of temples, palaces, and statues. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant serving Newari delicacies. After exploring Patan, cycle back to Kathmandu, enjoying scenic views along the way.

Return from your hotel to  Kathmandu in the late afternoon. Evening free for leisure or optional activities.Overnight stay at your hotel in Kathmandu.

Food BLD
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1350

Day 5 : Departure own your destination

Finnally, after finnished your trekking back to your own destination. We look forward to welcoming you back to Nepal 

Food Breakfast
Accomodation Hotel
Elevation 1

Cost Includes

  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • All city tour with permits and entrance fees for museums and monuments
  • Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle
  • Mountain Bike
  • Lunch
  • T-shirt, City map
  • All government taxes
  • Ground transport in comfortable private vehicle

Cost Excludes

Altitude Graph

FAQs

The duration of the cycling tour typically ranges from 2 to 4 days, depending on the itinerary and specific attractions visited.

No prior cycling experience is required, but participants should have a basic level of fitness and be comfortable riding a bicycle on paved and sometimes uneven terrain.

Most tour operators provide well-maintained mountain bikes suitable for the terrain in Kathmandu Valley. Participants can also bring their bicycles if preferred.

Yes, helmets and other safety gear are usually provided by the tour operator. It's essential to wear a helmet for safety while cycling.

Wear comfortable clothing suitable for cycling, including moisture-wicking shirts, padded cycling shorts, and sturdy closed-toe shoes. It's also advisable to bring layers for changing weather conditions.

Most tour packages include meals and refreshments during the cycling tour, such as breakfast and lunch. However, it's recommended to carry extra water and snacks for energy during the ride.

Yes, the cycling route includes planned rest stops at scenic viewpoints, historical sites, and local eateries, providing opportunities to rest, hydrate, and explore the surroundings.

Group sizes may vary depending on the tour operator and booking preferences. Small group sizes allow for a more personalized experience and easier navigation through city streets and narrow alleys.

Yes, many cycling tours in Kathmandu Valley are family-friendly and suitable for children, with shorter routes and leisurely pacing. However, it's essential to check with the tour operator regarding age restrictions and safety guidelines.

In case of inclement weather, the tour may be rescheduled, or alternative activities may be arranged, depending on the severity of the conditions. It's recommended to check weather forecasts and be prepared for changing weather conditions.

Additional Information

01. Local Guides: Experienced local guides accompany the cycling tour, providing valuable insights into the history, culture, and landmarks of Kathmandu Valley. They offer interesting anecdotes and insider tips, enhancing the overall experience.

02. Cultural Immersion: The cycling tour offers opportunities for cultural immersion, allowing participants to interact with locals, observe daily life in the valley, and learn about traditional customs and rituals firsthand.

03. Support Vehicles: Some tour operators provide support vehicles following the cycling group, offering assistance in case of emergencies, equipment repairs, or fatigue. Participants can rest assured knowing help is readily available if needed.

04. Photography Stops: The cycling itinerary includes designated photography stops at scenic viewpoints and iconic landmarks, allowing participants to capture memorable moments and breathtaking vistas along the route.

05. Flexible Itineraries: Tour itineraries are flexible and can be customized based on the preferences and interests of the participants. Whether you're interested in cultural sightseeing, nature exploration, or culinary experiences, the tour can be tailored to suit your desires.

06. Safety Measures: Safety is a top priority, and tour operators adhere to strict safety standards to ensure a secure cycling experience. Participants receive safety briefings, and equipment is regularly inspected to minimize risks.

07. Environmental Responsibility: Tour operators promote eco-friendly practices, such as minimizing waste, reducing carbon emissions, and supporting sustainable tourism initiatives in Kathmandu Valley.

08. Medical Facilities: Medical facilities and first aid kits are available during the cycling tour, providing reassurance in case of minor injuries or health concerns. Guides are trained in basic first aid and can provide assistance as needed.

09. Solo and Group Options: The cycling tour accommodates both solo travelers and groups, offering the flexibility to join scheduled group tours or arrange private tours for a more intimate experience.

10. Booking and Inquiries: For booking inquiries, detailed itineraries, and additional information about the Kathmandu Valley Cycling Tour, participants can contact reputable tour operators or travel agencies specializing in adventure tourism in Nepal.

Kathmandu Valley Cycling Tour

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