Biking to Lower Mustang is an awe-inspiring trip for those who truly want to experience an overwhelming holiday and feel the real adventure in this amazing part of the world. The Jomsom Muktinath mountain biking tour is one of the most popular adventure tours in Nepal. Jomsom is in the heart of the Himalayas and provides some outstanding trails for mountain bikers.
It would be an entire transformation for riders coming from the lush, green valleys of Nepal to the relatively beautiful high-altitude desert encircled by a magnificent backdrop of the Himalayan peaks.
If you are family, friends, or solo travelers seeking a mountain biking holiday in Nepal, then Lower Mustang would be perfect for a cycling trip. It is a great opportunity to cover the thrill of cycling adventure as well as being close to nature and locals. The ride along to the Lower Mustang undertakes a lot of adventure and fun that will stay in your memory forever. Riding through unspoiled hamlets inhabited by diverse groups of native people, embraced by the soaring mountain, canyons, ancient fortress, unique culture, and authentic lifestyle is an amazing lifetime experience.
The journey starts by cycling from Gurje Bhanjyang all the way to Kopan. We then drive to Boudhanath, a famous Buddhist stupa (temple), and has been marked as a world heritage site. The next day we board onto the short and spectacular mountain flight of Pokhara. Once you arrive in the vicinity of Pokhara, you are greeted with superb views of the mountains. And you will be astounded by its sheer beauty and pristine charisma. Subsequently, we take another scenic flight to Jomsom. From there, we will start off our cycling journey following Kali Gandaki River Valley, the deepest gorge in the world.
Biking to Lower Mustang in an adventure route at the base of Thorong La Himalayan region. The ride reaches an altitude of 3,710 meters. This route is one of the most famous downhill from Muktinath (3,710 m) to Beni (900m).
The cycling starts from Jomsom (2,800 m). On the same day, we ride to Kagbeni, the border of the ancient valley of Upper Mustang. The next day, we explore Gyu La Pass, our trip’s high point to witness Upper Mustang. Then we ride back to Kagbeni for overnight.
Further, we ride off uphill to reach Muktinath which is a famous Hindu and Buddhist temple. The area hosts Lord Vishnu temple and a monastery nearby. Muktinath village is the base of a famous mountain pass, Thorong La (5,416 m) in Annapurna conservation area.
From here all the downhill way reach Beni through Kali Gandaki gorge, passing villages like Marpha, and Tatopani.