Kathmandu Valley Rim Mountain Biking - 9 Days

From the heart of Kathmandu, riding on your side and avoiding the crowd and traffic, along a good paved road and off the beaten path, where you are likely to pass through dust, you head off to Kakani, from where you will see a view of beautiful mountain ranges. This is the first scenic part of Kathmandu Valley Rim Mountain Biking in terms of mountains. At the same time, the biking helps you to escape from the hectic life of Kathmandu. And the scene from Kakani is a plus point to you if you are a biker, who wants to see the impressive view of mountains very much. But Kakani is more than this, for it is also famous for strawberry farming. On the subsequent day, you will be biking to Mulkharka.

Penetrating through the forest, you ride off the beaten path once again, which is what you will be doing for a few more days, but uprising trail, unpaved trail, and dropping trail are in your day to day biking program list, which will give you different experience as you move along these trails. You also encounter different types of landscapes. After conquering all these forest trails, including stone trail, you will reach Mulkharka. Riding on the ruins of jeep trail, you head off to the National Park, another point of interest of Kathmandu Valley Rim Mountain Biking. Equally, Chisopani offers a fantastic view of mountains. From Chisopani, some parts of biking trail that leads you to Nagarkot are paved ones, and they are lonely, as well as, they are perfect for you, if you are longing to ride on a traffic free road. This road connects you to Nagarkot, one of the famous viewpoints of Nepal, from where you can see the stunning view of the Himalayan ranges, including the world’s highest peak – Everest.

From a scenic Nagarkot, you ride through paddy fields, small villages and to the Indrawati River, which is a tributary of the Sun Koshi River. This river originates in Tibet and is a part of the Saptakoshi River System (7 Rivers). You ride uphill trail to reach Dhulikhel. Surrounded by a thick forest, which contains rhododendron, magnolia, sal trees, and terraced fields, Banthali is a small and quaint village. It also has ancient temples and monasteries, such as Namo Buddha, Indreshwar Mahadev, and Brahmayani. From Banthali, you ride gradually up to Lakhure Bhanjyang, which offers a bird eye view of the Kathmandu Valley and mountains, and from there, you head off to Kathmandu.