Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride


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Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride

Upper Mustang has many things to deliver right in its bag. View of mountains, rugged terrain, colourful rituals and festivals are some of them. Mustang area was restricted until 1992. Several choices exist to reach Mustang, but the Motorbike ride is the most fulfilling one. Riding listening to the engine sound of affluent motorcycles through the off-roads of Mustang is a complete experience by all means. Once famous as the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal, Upper Mustang now welcomes travellers worldwide wishing to participate in Mother Nature’s act of true blissfulness. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride of Raconteur Adventure is among the best bike rides in Nepal.

Multiple facets of the Mustang unfolds once you set your foot in this region. Mustang is at north bordering is, the Tibet. Upper Mustang Bike Ride tests your skill of riding and patience. This bike ride to Mustang is a different experience altogether into the Himalayas. Reaching Lower Mustang on the motorbike is relatively easy compared with Upper Mustang. Both Upper and Lower Mustang rewards you with the enchanting view of terrains, hills and mountains. Road trip to Mustang collectively goes up and down. Before Mustang and its landscapes lure you, fascinating villages, lush green hills, and the culture you encounter accompany you along the ride. As you ride, gaining more altitude, the view becomes more vivid and satisfying. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride is a complete ride, and Raconteur Adventure offers the best 13 Days itinerary of Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride.

The Upper Mustang region is still one of Nepal’s isolated places, and the number of international visitors allowed is government-controlled. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride is adventurous and challenging. So, a good meal and friendly accommodation are essential.

Meals and Accommodation

In this bike ride to Upper Mustang, a lovely tea house and lodge accommodation will ensure your comfort in the mountains and cities; star category hotel serves you. A meal including typical Nepali taste, Dal, Bhat, Tarkari (Rice, cereal soup and veggies) are available throughout the ride. Mustang Bike ride composes of rocky ascents, gravel roads and smooth blacktopped roads. Raconteur Adventure will manage the best riding motorbike and safety gear for you. A comfortable and well-managed itinerary is a must, especially for riding at high altitudes. So keeping in mind the safety and comfort of our guests, our offering for this ride is of 13 days.

Itinerary Overview;Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride

Upper Mustang Bike Ride commences from Pokhara. From Pokhara, we will ride through a circuitous road following the same route of Annapurna Circuit. We will ride to Kalopani from Pokhara and then to Muktinath from Kalopani. We will return to Kagbeni from Muktinath and will drive to Ghami. On day six of the Upper Mustang motorbike ride, we will ride to Lo-Monthang. The next day, we will explore Lo-Monthang on foot and ride to Kora La, the Tibetan Border from Lo-Monthang and return to Lo-Monthang. Then, we will ride back to Pokhara via Gilling, Kagbeni and Tatopani. Then, we will ride or drive back to Kathmandu.

Best Season

Upper Mustang and its vividness are best during Summer. During the summer months of June to September, the vibrancy of vegetation, Himalayan arid plateau, and clear sky comes into play together. Another best time to experience Mustang is from March to December. As the Upper Mustang region is in the rain shadow area of Himalaya, the monsoon also serves a magnificent view of the Mustang. Weather in winter reaches below -20 °C, making it extremely hard to get Lo-Monthang during winters. May is the ideal time to celebrate the annual Tiji Festival if you wish to see more colourful rituals here in Mustang. This celebration is seen for three days.

Mustang is paradise in this part of the world. From experiencing one of the highest human settlements of Nepal, playing hide and seek with hills and forest, to interacting with mountains, the Upper Mustang Motorbike ride knows how to allure you into its magic. So, allow us to manage this bike ride to Mustang. Raconteur Adventure ensures a safe, comfortable Upper Mustang Motorbike ride.

Image Credit

Photo by Chandan Chaurasia on Unsplash

Photo by Xion Design Studio on Unsplash

Photo by Samrat Khadka on Unsplash

Photo by kabita Darlami on Unsplash

Included/Exclude

  • Permit fee of Upper Mustang (USD 500 per person for Indian and other citizen)
  • Local Staffs (Guide, Road Captain, Mechanic, wages, food and accommodation
  • Tea house and Lodge accommodation in the mountain region
  • Meal three time a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Pickup and drop facilities from airport to the hotel
  • Star category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Mustang Special Permit (USD 500 per person)
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
  • Mountain bike for the entire tour
  • Park fees wherever applicable
  • Fuel for the motorbike
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Spare Tiers
  • First Aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Trip Cancellation cost, Loss theft and damage to your personal items
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Repair change for major fault in the motorcycle
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel rescue, your personal insurance
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Warm jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
  • Shorts (breathable, wind and water proof)
  • Pants (breathable, wind and water proof)
  • Small day-pack & Medium rucksack
  • Full sleeve shirt (woolen and cotton)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • Trekking boots (water proof)
  • Socks (Woolen & Cotton)
  • Woolen hat & Sun hat
  • Bandana or head scarf
  • Regular underwear
  • Large duffel bag
  • Thermal trouser
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag
  • Headlamp
  • Sandals
  • Gloves
01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu

Representatives of Raconteur Adventure welcomes you at Tribhuvan International Airport. We will guide you through the cultural shock you encounter once coming outside of the airport. Then, we will assist you through check-in formalities in one of the star category hotels in Kathmandu. If you arrive early at the capital, you should engage in sightseeing of different religious, cultural even natural facets of Kathmandu.

02

Day 02

Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 Km)

On this second day of the itinerary, we will ride to Pokhara. This whole bike ride will be done on Himalayan 500cc, Royal Enfield. After having a delicious breakfast in Kathmandu, we will start our ride to Pokhara. Pokhara is happening city and the entry point for conquering the Annapurna mountains. Ride to Pokhara is all satisfying. The freedom of bike ride also serves a clear view of landscapes, culture, flora, fauna, and many more. Overnight at a star hotel in Pokhara.

03

Day 03

Ride from Kathmandu to Kalopani (125 km)

We will start the day early. We are passing through the longest suspension bridge of Nepal at Kusma, and we will reach Kalopani riding through a rough and paved road. A bumpy ride commences from Beni. A breathtaking view of the Himalayas in the background accompanies your ride. Bank of the Gandaki river accompanies the ride with a mind-boggling view of waterfalls. Overnight at Guesthouse at Kalopani.

04

Day 04

Ride Kalopani to Muktinath and back to Kagbeni(65km)

We will start our day with a delicious breakfast at Kalopani. We will ride along the Kali Gandaki river amazing scenery of Annapurna Mountain unfolds. Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri are other mountains for your most entire satisfaction. Today, we travel to one of the holiest sites for Hindu, the Muktinath temple. Temple is at an altitude of 3800m. For a non-Hindu tourist, pagoda-style temples, monasteries, natural taps, huge barren landscapes are there to reward you with the most fulfilling experience. Another fascination not to miss is continuous burning fire from natural gas and the 108 sacred water taps. After visiting Muktinath, we will ride back to Kagbeni. Overnight at the guest house in Kagbeni.

05

Day 05

Ride Kagbeni to Ghami(07 hours)

On our day five of the itinerary, we will explore this fantastic typical village, Kagbeni. At the checkpoint, the necessary permits will be checked, and then our ride continues. We will ride to the town of Upper Mustang. We will pass through rocky trails observing the traditional Tibet culture through Chhunsang(2,950m), Chele, and Syanbochen. We will stay overnight at Ghami. On Ghami, we will watch and capture impressive clusters of the ancient cave with magical rock face across the river, Kali Gandaki.

06

Day 06

Ride from Ghami to Lo-Monthang (06 Hours)

Day 06 is the most important day of the trek as we will reach the journey’s primary destination. On our way to Lo-Monthang from Ghami, we will see the natural masterfulness. The panoramic view of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri with the longest mani wall of Ghami in this ride is all amazing. The lift passes through Tsarang village, and from the town, we will ride up to Ghar Gumba. Ghar Gumba is one of the oldest monasteries (8th century)

07

Day 07

Excursion of Lo-Monthang(3840m) on foot

Lo-Monthang unfolds with amazing barren landscapes in the hills and the base, and greenery is all satisfying. During the excursion of Lo-Monthang, you will see the oldest monasteries and Gumbas, engage in sightseeing of impressive colourful land structures. One of the sites to look for is the Chosar cave. Overnight at the guest house in Lo-Monthang

08

Day 08

Ride to Kora La (Tibetan Border) From Lo-Monthang and back.

On this day, eighth, we will travel to the Tibetan border, Kora La. This ride is just 20km from Lo-monthang. We will enjoy the views that Kora La offers, engage in sightseeing, photography and then ride back to Lo-Monthang. Overnight at the guest house in Lo-Monthang.

09

Day 09

Ride back to Gilling

We will ride back to Gilling from Lo-Monthang. Ride to Gilling is accompanied by the view of plateau land and Himalayan panorama during the daylight. Overnight at Guesthouse at Gilling.

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Day 10

Ride back to Kagbeni

We will continue our ride back to Kagbeni. Upon reaching Kagbeni, we will explore Kagbeni and its different facets. Overnight stay at the guest house in Kagbeni.

011

Day 11

Ride back to Tatopani

The ride continues to reach Tatopani from Kagbeni. We will ride via Jomsom, Marpha, to get Tatopani. We will also bath at a natural hot spring that is believed to cure skin related diseases. Overnight at guesthouse/lodge at Tatopani.

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Day 12

Ride back to Pokhara

We will ride back to Pokhara on day 12 of our itinerary. Pokhara has a lot in its bag. From sightseeing of natural and human-made beauty to fantastic nightlife, there are many things that Pokhara delivers right. Overnight at star category hotel in Pokhara.

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Day 13

Ride back to Kathmandu

We ride back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Day 13 is the last day of this fantastic ride. We will leave Pokhara after having a late breakfast Pokhara. We will return to Kathmandu via Mugling. After you arrive at Kathmandu, hotel check-in and the rest of the time is all yours.

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Day 14

Farewell and Departure

On the last day of the itinerary, we will host a delightful farewell dinner and like to hear the stories you created during the journey and our feedback.

Overview

Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride

Upper Mustang has many things to deliver right in its bag. View of mountains, rugged terrain, colourful rituals and festivals are some of them. Mustang area was restricted until 1992. Several choices exist to reach Mustang, but the Motorbike ride is the most fulfilling one. Riding listening to the engine sound of affluent motorcycles through the off-roads of Mustang is a complete experience by all means. Once famous as the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal, Upper Mustang now welcomes travellers worldwide wishing to participate in Mother Nature’s act of true blissfulness. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride of Raconteur Adventure is among the best bike rides in Nepal.

Multiple facets of the Mustang unfolds once you set your foot in this region. Mustang is at north bordering is, the Tibet. Upper Mustang Bike Ride tests your skill of riding and patience. This bike ride to Mustang is a different experience altogether into the Himalayas. Reaching Lower Mustang on the motorbike is relatively easy compared with Upper Mustang. Both Upper and Lower Mustang rewards you with the enchanting view of terrains, hills and mountains. Road trip to Mustang collectively goes up and down. Before Mustang and its landscapes lure you, fascinating villages, lush green hills, and the culture you encounter accompany you along the ride. As you ride, gaining more altitude, the view becomes more vivid and satisfying. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride is a complete ride, and Raconteur Adventure offers the best 13 Days itinerary of Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride.

The Upper Mustang region is still one of Nepal’s isolated places, and the number of international visitors allowed is government-controlled. Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride is adventurous and challenging. So, a good meal and friendly accommodation are essential.

Meals and Accommodation

In this bike ride to Upper Mustang, a lovely tea house and lodge accommodation will ensure your comfort in the mountains and cities; star category hotel serves you. A meal including typical Nepali taste, Dal, Bhat, Tarkari (Rice, cereal soup and veggies) are available throughout the ride. Mustang Bike ride composes of rocky ascents, gravel roads and smooth blacktopped roads. Raconteur Adventure will manage the best riding motorbike and safety gear for you. A comfortable and well-managed itinerary is a must, especially for riding at high altitudes. So keeping in mind the safety and comfort of our guests, our offering for this ride is of 13 days.

Itinerary Overview;Upper Mustang Motorbike Ride

Upper Mustang Bike Ride commences from Pokhara. From Pokhara, we will ride through a circuitous road following the same route of Annapurna Circuit. We will ride to Kalopani from Pokhara and then to Muktinath from Kalopani. We will return to Kagbeni from Muktinath and will drive to Ghami. On day six of the Upper Mustang motorbike ride, we will ride to Lo-Monthang. The next day, we will explore Lo-Monthang on foot and ride to Kora La, the Tibetan Border from Lo-Monthang and return to Lo-Monthang. Then, we will ride back to Pokhara via Gilling, Kagbeni and Tatopani. Then, we will ride or drive back to Kathmandu.

Best Season

Upper Mustang and its vividness are best during Summer. During the summer months of June to September, the vibrancy of vegetation, Himalayan arid plateau, and clear sky comes into play together. Another best time to experience Mustang is from March to December. As the Upper Mustang region is in the rain shadow area of Himalaya, the monsoon also serves a magnificent view of the Mustang. Weather in winter reaches below -20 °C, making it extremely hard to get Lo-Monthang during winters. May is the ideal time to celebrate the annual Tiji Festival if you wish to see more colourful rituals here in Mustang. This celebration is seen for three days.

Mustang is paradise in this part of the world. From experiencing one of the highest human settlements of Nepal, playing hide and seek with hills and forest, to interacting with mountains, the Upper Mustang Motorbike ride knows how to allure you into its magic. So, allow us to manage this bike ride to Mustang. Raconteur Adventure ensures a safe, comfortable Upper Mustang Motorbike ride.

Image Credit

Photo by Chandan Chaurasia on Unsplash

Photo by Xion Design Studio on Unsplash

Photo by Samrat Khadka on Unsplash

Photo by kabita Darlami on Unsplash

Included/Exclude

  • Permit fee of Upper Mustang (USD 500 per person for Indian and other citizen)
  • Local Staffs (Guide, Road Captain, Mechanic, wages, food and accommodation
  • Tea house and Lodge accommodation in the mountain region
  • Meal three time a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Pickup and drop facilities from airport to the hotel
  • Star category hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Mustang Special Permit (USD 500 per person)
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
  • Mountain bike for the entire tour
  • Park fees wherever applicable
  • Fuel for the motorbike
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Spare Tiers
  • First Aid Kit
  • Map
  • Your expenses might include room service, internet charges, laundry, bar bills, telephone bills, etc.
  • Trip Cancellation cost, Loss theft and damage to your personal items
  • Sightseeing and activities other than those mentioned
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • International Plane fare and taxes in the Airport
  • Repair change for major fault in the motorcycle
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Travel rescue, your personal insurance
  • Travel Insurance which is mandatory
  • Tips and Gratitude’s (expected)
  • VISA Fees

Checklist

  • Warm jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
  • Shorts (breathable, wind and water proof)
  • Pants (breathable, wind and water proof)
  • Small day-pack & Medium rucksack
  • Full sleeve shirt (woolen and cotton)
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • Trekking boots (water proof)
  • Socks (Woolen & Cotton)
  • Woolen hat & Sun hat
  • Bandana or head scarf
  • Regular underwear
  • Large duffel bag
  • Thermal trouser
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag
  • Headlamp
  • Sandals
  • Gloves

Tour Plan

01

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu

Representatives of Raconteur Adventure welcomes you at Tribhuvan International Airport. We will guide you through the cultural shock you encounter once coming outside of the airport. Then, we will assist you through check-in formalities in one of the star category hotels in Kathmandu. If you arrive early at the capital, you should engage in sightseeing of different religious, cultural even natural facets of Kathmandu.

02

Day 02

Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara (200 Km)

On this second day of the itinerary, we will ride to Pokhara. This whole bike ride will be done on Himalayan 500cc, Royal Enfield. After having a delicious breakfast in Kathmandu, we will start our ride to Pokhara. Pokhara is happening city and the entry point for conquering the Annapurna mountains. Ride to Pokhara is all satisfying. The freedom of bike ride also serves a clear view of landscapes, culture, flora, fauna, and many more. Overnight at a star hotel in Pokhara.

03

Day 03

Ride from Kathmandu to Kalopani (125 km)

We will start the day early. We are passing through the longest suspension bridge of Nepal at Kusma, and we will reach Kalopani riding through a rough and paved road. A bumpy ride commences from Beni. A breathtaking view of the Himalayas in the background accompanies your ride. Bank of the Gandaki river accompanies the ride with a mind-boggling view of waterfalls. Overnight at Guesthouse at Kalopani.

04

Day 04

Ride Kalopani to Muktinath and back to Kagbeni(65km)

We will start our day with a delicious breakfast at Kalopani. We will ride along the Kali Gandaki river amazing scenery of Annapurna Mountain unfolds. Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri are other mountains for your most entire satisfaction. Today, we travel to one of the holiest sites for Hindu, the Muktinath temple. Temple is at an altitude of 3800m. For a non-Hindu tourist, pagoda-style temples, monasteries, natural taps, huge barren landscapes are there to reward you with the most fulfilling experience. Another fascination not to miss is continuous burning fire from natural gas and the 108 sacred water taps. After visiting Muktinath, we will ride back to Kagbeni. Overnight at the guest house in Kagbeni.

05

Day 05

Ride Kagbeni to Ghami(07 hours)

On our day five of the itinerary, we will explore this fantastic typical village, Kagbeni. At the checkpoint, the necessary permits will be checked, and then our ride continues. We will ride to the town of Upper Mustang. We will pass through rocky trails observing the traditional Tibet culture through Chhunsang(2,950m), Chele, and Syanbochen. We will stay overnight at Ghami. On Ghami, we will watch and capture impressive clusters of the ancient cave with magical rock face across the river, Kali Gandaki.

06

Day 06

Ride from Ghami to Lo-Monthang (06 Hours)

Day 06 is the most important day of the trek as we will reach the journey’s primary destination. On our way to Lo-Monthang from Ghami, we will see the natural masterfulness. The panoramic view of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri with the longest mani wall of Ghami in this ride is all amazing. The lift passes through Tsarang village, and from the town, we will ride up to Ghar Gumba. Ghar Gumba is one of the oldest monasteries (8th century)

07

Day 07

Excursion of Lo-Monthang(3840m) on foot

Lo-Monthang unfolds with amazing barren landscapes in the hills and the base, and greenery is all satisfying. During the excursion of Lo-Monthang, you will see the oldest monasteries and Gumbas, engage in sightseeing of impressive colourful land structures. One of the sites to look for is the Chosar cave. Overnight at the guest house in Lo-Monthang

08

Day 08

Ride to Kora La (Tibetan Border) From Lo-Monthang and back.

On this day, eighth, we will travel to the Tibetan border, Kora La. This ride is just 20km from Lo-monthang. We will enjoy the views that Kora La offers, engage in sightseeing, photography and then ride back to Lo-Monthang. Overnight at the guest house in Lo-Monthang.

09

Day 09

Ride back to Gilling

We will ride back to Gilling from Lo-Monthang. Ride to Gilling is accompanied by the view of plateau land and Himalayan panorama during the daylight. Overnight at Guesthouse at Gilling.

010

Day 10

Ride back to Kagbeni

We will continue our ride back to Kagbeni. Upon reaching Kagbeni, we will explore Kagbeni and its different facets. Overnight stay at the guest house in Kagbeni.

011

Day 11

Ride back to Tatopani

The ride continues to reach Tatopani from Kagbeni. We will ride via Jomsom, Marpha, to get Tatopani. We will also bath at a natural hot spring that is believed to cure skin related diseases. Overnight at guesthouse/lodge at Tatopani.

012

Day 12

Ride back to Pokhara

We will ride back to Pokhara on day 12 of our itinerary. Pokhara has a lot in its bag. From sightseeing of natural and human-made beauty to fantastic nightlife, there are many things that Pokhara delivers right. Overnight at star category hotel in Pokhara.

013

Day 13

Ride back to Kathmandu

We ride back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. Day 13 is the last day of this fantastic ride. We will leave Pokhara after having a late breakfast Pokhara. We will return to Kathmandu via Mugling. After you arrive at Kathmandu, hotel check-in and the rest of the time is all yours.

014

Day 14

Farewell and Departure

On the last day of the itinerary, we will host a delightful farewell dinner and like to hear the stories you created during the journey and our feedback.

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