Tibet mountain bike tour, a 22 days Lhasa to Kathmandu biking tour with Everest Base Camp offers an awe-inspiring Tibet cycling tour experience. This is an amazing, a must do mountain biking tour for adventure cyclists.Also, the highest ride in the world, Lhasa to Kathmandu bicycle tour offers truly an epic biking adventures in Tibet at over 4000 m. Biking in Tibet is designed for two-wheeled mountaineers.Tibet cycle tour begins from Lhasa and continue to Everest base camp via Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse and Shigatse, Gyirong to Kathmandu. You will bike through ancient monasteries, small villages, sacred lakes, ancient cities, glaciers, snow-capped mountains, and arid Tibetan Plateaus. Likewise, Lhasa to Kathmandu mountain bike tour is the longest and highest mountain biking holidays in the world. The challenging and most adventure mountain biking in Tibet offers downhill biking experience. For booking inquire regarding Tibet mountain biking tour package price and dates for 2023 and 2024, please email us at [email protected] and call or leave message on WhatsApp +977 9851023742.
Tour Name: Tibet Mountain Bike Tour
Tour Duration: 22 Days
Tour Difficulty: Easy/Medium
Tour Season: April to November
Tour Altitude: 3650m- 5300m
Tour Cost: USD 2800- USD 3800
Group Size: 1 - 12 people
Tour Package: Standard
Mode of Transfer: Mountain Bike/Jeep/Flight
Start/End of Tour: Lhasa/Kathmandu
Tibet montain biking tour is the most adventure tour in the world which begins from Lhasa and ends in Kathmandu.
Tibet Mountain Bike Tour represents Lhasa to Kathmandu Biking Tour. This is a popular mountain bike tour across the Himalayas. The tour is full of amazing sceneries and cultural experience. Lhasa to Kathmandu biking tour is a great way to enjoy its breath taking views although it is physical challenging. Tibet Mountain Biking Tour is truly a once in a life time journeys. We will reach to the roof of the world. The downhill sections have a gradient of more than 6% and allow cycling without difficulty. We cycle on an average of 80km per day that takes about 6 to 7 hours. The maximum biking is 125 km and a minimum of 35 km.
Tibet Mountain Biking Tour is a dream of mountain bikers. It has more than 1100km riding on mountain biking through Tibet on crushed stone roads and over the spectacular mountain passes that offers an extraordinary culture, great people and its tradition of Tibet. Lhasa Kathmandu biking tour visits Everest Base Camp on bicycle.
Lhasa Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour is world's longest and steepest descent-a non stop downhill follow Friendship Highway. You will be riding through some of the most amazing landscapes, a small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. The fascinating and adventure biking tour is a wealth of cultural interest. During Tibet Mountain biking tour, we will have plenty of opportunity to explore both in Lhasa and the other towns as we pass through on Lhasa to Kathmandu biking tour.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m)
We pick you up at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Kathmandu sightseeing tour visit to some of the most interesting places in Kathmandu such as Kathmandu durbar square, Swoyambhunath stuap, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa.
Day 03: Kathmandu(1,300m) – Lhasa (3650m)
We take the morning flight to Lhasa and soar across the highest mountains in the world. On arrival in Lhasa you will be given plenty of time to relax and adjust to the high altitude. In the afternoon you can unpack your bicycle and explore this legendary city. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa Sightseeing
On this day we will enjoy a full day of sightseeing in Lhasa visit joking Temple and the local market, but the highlight of the day will undoubtedly be the visit to Potala Palace, the former residence of the Dalai Lamas, which dominates the city. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Lhasa Sightseeing
After breakfast we'll visit the monastery of Drepung. In the afternoon you will be free either to explore the remaining attractions or prepare for the next day's biking. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Start the Bike Tour to Kamba La base camp(3700m,85km)
Finally, your trans-Himalayan biking adventure begins. We leave Lhasa and cycle along the Tsangpo River to the foot of the Kamba Pass (3700 m). When you arrive you will find tents, latrines, shower tent and facilities ready. Overnight in tents.
Day 07: Kamba La Base camp to Yamdrok Lake(4490m, 55km)
Your first mountain pass. A strong uphill climb reaches a summit lavishly adorned with prayer flags (4794m). After descending we continue alongside Lake Yamdruk, at the far side of which we set camp (4490m). Overnight in tents.
Day 08: Yamdrok Lake to Karo La Base Camp (4750m, 54km)
Leaving the beautiful lake behind, we cycle through a ravine and up to the foot of the Karo Pass (4750m), where our tented village will be prepared for the night. Overnight in tents.
Day 09: Karo La Base Camp to Gyantse (3980m,79km)
A significant day on the tour, as we have to get up early to climb the high Karo Pass (5010m). By now you will be feeling in good physical condition. Around us we can see glaciers of 6000m and beautiful lakes. You are rewarded for your effort with a night in a top hotel in the city of Gyantse (3980m). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 10: Gyantse to Shigatse (3860m, 85km)
First we will take an hour to visit the Palkhor Monastery and the old part of Gyantse town. Although today involves a longer distance, the highway is paved and flat. In the afternoon we will arrive in Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse (3860m). Overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Xigatse to Gyachung Monastery (4100m, 75km)
We leave Shigatse and ride over two small passes and through several small Tibetan villages. We will cycle past the isolated Gyachung Monastery and camp. Overnight in tents at around 4100m.
Day 12: Gyachung to Lhatse (4520m, 95km)
The route lead us through picturesque valleys. Then the long ramp begins which leads over the Yulong pass (4520m). After lunch we head towards Lhatse (3860m). Just before this town there is a hot springs. We will camp approx. 10 km after Lhatse. Accommodation in tents.
Day 13: Lhatse to Shegar (4700m,75km)
Today we have to contemplate the stunning canyon of the 5220m Lakpa Pass. On a clear day you will be rewarded for your effort with your first view of Mount Everest. After a 40 km ride through flat prairie towns you will arrive in the town of Pelbar, often refered to as Shegar. This town is a popular stopover for anyone heading to the Everest region. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 14: Xegar to Rongbuk valley (4200m, 67km)
It's now time to divert from the Lhasa-Kathmandu highway and head towards the world's highest peak. First you are faced with 20km of uphill switchbacks (42 hairpin bends in total!) before you reach the summit of the Pang Pass (5150m). Enjoy lunch as you gaze over Makalu (8463m), Shishapangma (8012m), Cho Oyu (8210m), Lhotse (8516m), Everest (8850m) and several other breathtaking peaks. Then a 20-kilometer downhill follows to the Rongbuk Valley (4200m), where we camp. Overnight in tents.
Day 15: Rongbuk Monastery (5150m, 35km)
Now you should be at peak fitness and very excited about the approach of Everest Base Camp. A bumpy road winds up through the Rongbuk valley until the majestic Mount Everest appears before you. We will camp beside the monastery with the unforgettable sight of the 8850m peak in front of your eyes.. We will stay here for two days. Overnight in tents (5150m).
Day 16: Everest Base Camp (5300, 8km)
A day to relax. However, you will definitely want to get as close as you can to Everest. You can walk, cycle or even take a donkey and cart ride to the base camp which is 8km from the campsite. Overnight in tents.
Day 17: Tingri (4340m, 76km)
Leaving Rongbuk, we head back down the bumpy road then take a short-cut into the mountains. Another bumpy trail takes us over a canyon and down into Tingri (4340m). Overnight in tents.
Day 18: Tingri to Lalung La Pass(, 4990m, 75km)
This day begins with a 40 to 50km flat ride before lunch. Then we tackle the gradual incline of the Lalung Pass (4990m). From here you will feel like you are as high as the peaks around you, including Shishapangma (8012m). Overnight in tents in the valley between two passes.
Day 19: Bike to Gyirong (2800m, 117km)
Now get ready for one last kick uphill. You will climb Thang La Pass (5050m). You will be treated to breath-taking views of the Himalayan chain as you freewheel down. Stop and pat yourselves on the back because from here on down to the Nepalese border town of Gyirong(2800m). This will be our last day in Tibet. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 20: Gyirong to Trisuli(1600m, 97km)
From Gyirong, we have to pass through customs and into Nepal. Once you are in the Nepali town of Syabrubesi, continues to Trisuli. Stay in Hotel.
Day 21: Trisuli to Kathmandu (35km)
What a wonderful way to end this trip – a big breakfast and continue biking to Kathmandu enjoying the countryside landscapes and mountains.
Day 22: Kathmandu Airport
Final transfer to Kathmandu airport to get your flight back to home.