Lhasa to Kathmandu Biking Tour – 22 Days

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Overview

Tibet Mountain Biking tour: Lhasa – Everest Base Camp- Kathmandu Biking tour

The mountain county Nepal and Tibet – the roof of the world offers an unparalleled travel opportunity regarding both culture and scenic beauty. From the Holy City of Kathmandu and Lhasa to Mount Everest, Tibet is an enchanting place where history, religion, culture and bewildering landscapes are the perfect settings for an unforgettable adventure.
In the face of opposing the political occupation, the Tibetan people have proven resilient. Their success in preserving a thriving culture and myriad Buddhist traditions is remarkable, and their willingness to share traditions with travelers is all the more reason to visit Tibet. And to enjoy this land’s beauty, we offer Lhasa to Kathmandu biking tour- one of the most interesting beautiful journey.

On this Lhasa, to Kathmandu biking expedition we will experience the highlights of this vast land Tibet. This adventurous cycling trip in Tibet starts from Lhasa and gives you time to get acclimatized on the world’s highest city at 3,600 meters altitude, with ample time to immerse around Lhasa, including the stunning Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple and the busy markets at Bharkor.

From Lhasa we strike out for our primary objective, crossing six major passes all above 4,500 meters and 5000 meters, on the central Lhasa to Kathmandu biking route.
While cycling on the highest plateau in the world and the desert-like landscapes, the roads seem as if they are connected to the horizon.
Initially, you arrive in Kathmandu and explore its numerous attractions for (2) two days, and from here you will fly to Lhasa and spend three (3) days for the necessary acclimatization, enjoying the numerous Tibetan cultures and discover many attractions.
The biking trails navigating between Lhasa and Kathmandu include 4-days round trip, off the road to Rongbuk, the valley beneath the North face of Mount Everest and the ultimate Everest Base Camp at 5200 meters.
The excursion overland back to Kathmandu crosses many passes which encompass spectacular towns with monasteries of Gyantse, Shigatse, and Shegar till you reach the Tibetan Frontier at Thang La.

Eventually, the longest descent in the world commences with an astonishing 4600 meters to Nepal which will be a lifetime experience. This adventure Lhasa to Kathmandu biking tour will be a lifetime dream trip for many bikers around the world!
The Tibet – Nepal mountain bike experience will bring you in close contact with three religions – Buddhism, Lamaism, and Hinduism. The Tibetan culture, the country, and people make this journey a great adventure you will never forget!
Lhasa to Kathmandu biking is the “Ultimate Mountain Bike Tour” for every biker around the world!

Brief ItineraryView full

  • Day 1 : Arrive Kathmandu, Nepal check into hotel and rest.
  • Day 2 : Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley - UNESCO sites
  • Day 3 : Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa - Tibet, Transfer to hotel rest
  • Day 4 : Full day guided sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala palace, Jokhang temple etc. Overnight Hotel
  • Day 5 : Continue the sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.
  • Day 6 : Start the Bike Tour in Tibet, Camp after 86 kms riding.
  • Day 7 : Mountain Biking through Kamba La Pass. Camp after 56 kms.
  • Day 8 : Continue bike and camp before Karo la pass.
  • Day 9 : Bike Karo Pass to Gyangtse - 86 kms. Hotel Gyantse
  • Day 10 : Gyangtse to Shigatse 106 kms. Hotel Shigatse.
  • Day 11 : Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.
  • Day 12 : Continue and camp after Lhatse 95 kms.
  • Day 13 : Continue bike Pang La Pass. Camp after 65 kms.
  • Day 14 : Continue biking to Rongbuk. Camp 35 kms.
  • Day 15 : Biking to Everest Base Camp Tibet. Camp at Rongbuk.
  • Day 16 : Bike and Camp before Tingri. 76 kms.
  • Day 18 : Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.
  • Day 19 : Biking and go over Lalung-La Pass. Hotel Zhangmu
  • Day 20 : Continue biking from Zhangmu and cross the border. Overnight Resort at Dhulikhel Nepal
  • Day 21 : Morning drive to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping and etc. Evening cultural show and dinner
  • Day 22 : Final Departure from Nepal. Namaste!
Day
1

Arrive Kathmandu, Nepal check into hotel and rest.

Arrive Kathmandu, Nepal check into hotel and rest.

accomodation

Accomodation

Hotel

altitude

Altitude

1400

Day
2

Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley - UNESCO sites

Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley

altitude

Altitude

1400

Day
3

Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa - Tibet, Transfer to hotel rest

Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa - Tibet, Transfer to hotel rest

altitude

Altitude

3656

Day
4

Full day guided sightseeing in Lhasa, Potala palace, Jokhang temple etc. Overnight Hotel

Full day guided sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight Hotel

accomodation

Accomodation

Hotel

altitude

Altitude

3656

Day
5

Continue the sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.

Continue the sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.

accomodation

Accomodation

Hotel

altitude

Altitude

3656

Day
6

Start the Bike Tour in Tibet, Camp after 86 kms riding.

Start the Bike Tour in Tibet, Camp after 86 kms riding.

altitude

Altitude

4500

Day
7

Mountain Biking through Kamba La Pass. Camp after 56 kms.

Mountain Biking in Tibet through Kamba La Pass. Camp after 56 kms.

altitude

Altitude

4852

Day
8

Continue bike and camp before Karo la pass.

Continue bike and camp before Karo la pass.

altitude

Altitude

5,036

Day
9

Bike Karo Pass to Gyangtse - 86 kms. Hotel Gyantse

Bike Karo Pass to Gyangtse - 86 kms. Hotel Gyantse

altitude

Altitude

5036

Day
10

Gyangtse to Shigatse 106 kms. Hotel Shigatse.

Gyangtse to Shigatse 106 kms. Hotel Shigatse.

altitude

Altitude

4500

distance

Distance

106 km

Day
11

Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.

Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.

altitude

Altitude

4500

distance

Distance

75 km

Day
12

Continue and camp after Lhatse 95 kms.

Continue and camp after Lhatse 95 kms.

accomodation

Accomodation

Hotel

altitude

Altitude

4500

distance

Distance

95 km

Day
13

Continue bike Pang La Pass. Camp after 65 kms.

Continue bike Pang La Pass. Camp after 65 kms.

altitude

Altitude

5.205

distance

Distance

65 km

Day
14

Continue biking to Rongbuk. Camp 35 kms.

Continue biking to Rongbuk. Camp 35 kms.

altitude

Altitude

4980

Day
15

Biking to Everest Base Camp Tibet. Camp at Rongbuk.

Biking to Everest Base Camp Tibet. Camp at Rongbuk.

altitude

Altitude

5,380

Day
16

Bike and Camp before Tingri. 76 kms.

Bike and Camp before Tingri. 76 kms.

altitude

Altitude

4,348

distance

Distance

76 km

Day
18

Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.

Continue biking and camp after 75 kms.

altitude

Altitude

4,348

distance

Distance

75 km

Day
19

Biking and go over Lalung-La Pass. Hotel Zhangmu

Biking and go over Lalung-La Pass. Hotel Zhangmu 117kms.

altitude

Altitude

5,050

distance

Distance

117 km

Day
20

Continue biking from Zhangmu and cross the border. Overnight Resort at Dhulikhel Nepal

Continue biking from Zhangmu and cross the border. Overnight Resort at Dhulikhel Nepal

altitude

Altitude

2,300

Day
21

Morning drive to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping and etc. Evening cultural show and dinner

Morning drive to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping and etc. Evening cultural show and dinner

altitude

Altitude

1400

Day
22

Final Departure from Nepal. Namaste!

Final Departure from Nepal. Namaste!

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Includes

  • Accommodation in a (3) three star hotels in the cities but for the duration of the trek only simple lodges / camps are available.
  • Ground transportation provided.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu where Earthbound Expeditions city tour guide will accompany you.
  • Full broad meals will be provided throughout the tour.
  • Government trained guides and needed no. of porters with their insurance, salary and meals will be provided.
  • Farewell dinner along with one cultural show.
  •  Tibet travel permit and entry fees will be provided.
  •  Flights will be booked according to the Itinerary listed.
  • Sleeping bags and down jackets for trek will be provided.
  • Car / Bus / Domestic Flights included.

Exclude

  • International Flight tickets.
  • Museums entrance fees.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, snacks etc.
  • Airport taxes.
  • Extra shower, battery re-charge, laundry charge etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porter.
  • Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness will not be our responsibility.

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