Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour is one of the most spectacular cycling tours in the world. This tour allows you to ride mountain bike on the roof of the world starting from the center of Buddhism, Lhasa, Tibet. One of the most remote regions in the world, the cycling pilgrimage from Lhasa in Tibet, to Kathmandu in Nepal will quite possibly be a ‘life changing’ journey through time, scenery and physical demands. Our fully-supported mountain bike tour takes you along the Friendship Highway to the ‘Roof-Top of the World’, Everest Base Camp, and takes in the world’s 2nd longest descent, and the former home of the Dalai Lama. Trekking Experts offers this special Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour to make your holiday a lifetime experience!
Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour with Trekking Experts starts from an hour scenic flight to Lhasa-the capital of Tibet autonomous region. Starting in Lhasa at 3650m, you’ll traverse 1,100km over 5 panoramic passes exceeding 4,500m, finishing in the Kathmandu Valley where the oxygen is rich and the lands fertile. Depending upon your individual tastes and strengths, you’ll average 70 km/day on our bikes. Our support vehicle is always available if you would rather take a day off the saddle. The terrain is 80% tarmac road and 20% non-technical off-road. This cycling tour is for adventurous cyclists wishing to immerse themselves in Tibetan culture with a backdrop of ethereal views of the Tibetan plateau. On your journey through amazing Himalayan scenery, you’ll visit some of the most significant monasteries of the region and come to understand the deep connection between Tibetan culture, religion and the mountains.This tour includes an experienced bike guide cum mechanic fluent in English, equipment vehicle carrying all our personal equipment, cyclist support vehicle, and a bike mechanic with all the spares needed.
Scenic flight to Lhasa over the high mountains
Visit center of Buddhism, the Lhasa city and its amazing gems Potala Palace, Jokhang temple
Cycling to top of the world, Everest Base Camp
Passes spectacular passes
World’s longest bike descent from Tibet into Nepal i.e. 1100km
Visit world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
See beautiful Yamdrok Lake
Biking in the longest downhill on paved road in the world visit Everest Base camp (north face) via Rongbuk valley
Cycling in the stunning Tibetan landscape with snow caped mountain in background