Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour | Upper Mustang Motorcycle Ride

Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour | Upper Mustang Motorcycle Tour

Upper Mustang Motorcycle Tour Introduction

Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour is one of those bucket list Motorbike tours of motorcyclists around the world.  Upper Mustang Motorcycle Tour, we ride to Lo-Manthang the hidden kingdom Mustang. Upper Mustang is one of the ornaments of Nepal. It is also known as the secret land, the prohibited kingdom of Nepal. The Upper Mustang area is close to the border with China and only a few tourists per year are permitted in this truly unexplored and hidden land.

Going on the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour is an experience that can’t be defined in words, The ride takes you on a journey that you may have not ever experienced. The strong storms hitting your face in the arid lands of the Upper Mustang are worth feeling during the Upper Mustang Motorcycle tour. The ride leads you to places where not many tourists have been, especially not on a motorcycle. Hence Upper Mustang Motorcycle Tour is one of the best motorbiking routes in Nepal

Kingfisher Adventure is an experienced motorcycle tour agency in Nepal, with a team of experienced, professionals and friendly field operators. We welcome motorcyclists from all across the world and provide their complete travel needs and adventure.

Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu (1,370 m)
Day 02: Ride Kathmandu to Chitwan via Kulekhani. (189 m) (152 km) 6hrs.
Day 03: Jungle activities in Chitwan.
Day 04: Ride Chitwan to Pokhara (822 m) (147 km) 5hrs.
Day 05: Ride Pokhara to Kalopani (2,005 m) (148 km) 6hrs.
Day 06: Ride Kalopani to Samar. (3320m) (124 km) 5hrs.
Day 07: Ride Samar to Lo-Manthang. (3,840m) (39 km) 2hrs.
Day 08: Ride around Lo-Manthang (3,840 m)
Day 09: Ride Lo-Manthang to Muktinath (3,740 m) (102 km) 5hrs.
Day 10: Ride Muktinath to Tatopani via Marpha. (1,326 m) (71 km) 4hrs.
Day 11: Ride Tatopani to Pokhara (827 m) (174 km) 6hrs.
Day 12: Ride around Pokhara after lunch sightseeing
Day 13: Ride Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,370 m) (210 km) 6hrs.
Day 14: Final Departure


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    Cost Include
    • All transfer as per itinerary in a private deluxe vehicle accompanied by the representative / guide.
    • 11 times Breakfast + 10 times lunch + 11 times Dinner. Lunch on the way to the best place. Dinner most of the day at the hotel where we stay the night.
    • 3 nights in Kathmandu Hotel Manaslu or Similar in twin sharing.
    • 1-night Chitwan in Royal Park Resort or Similar twin sharing
    • 3-night Pokhara in Hotel Landmark or Similar twin sharing.
    • 1-night Kalopani in Kalopani Guest house or Similar twin sharing
    • 2-night Lo-Manthang in Hotel Tri-Vhadrika or Similar twin sharing
    • 1-night Muktinath in Hotel Grand Sambala or Similar twin sharing
    • Hire of Royal Enfield Himalayan / Classic 500cc Motorcycle with fuel for the whole trip as per the itinerary.
    • Motorcycle Insurance for or against accidents.
    • Services of an experienced Road Captain on a bike and back up of support of a highly qualified and well trained Mechanic, including the cost for their meals, accommodations and daily allowances.
    • Back up vehicle 4WD power Jeep for the entire trip to carry the luggage, motorbike spares parts and a mechanic.
    • Special Permit to travel in Upper Mustang / Lo-Manthang (Restricted Area) of USD 500.00 per person.
    • ACAP and TIMS permit Fee.
    Cost Exclude
    • International airfares.
    • Nepal Visa fees (If applicable).
    • Personal medication
    • Personal insurance, evacuation and medical expenses.
    • Costs incurred due to cancellation of flights, altitude sickness or unforeseen circumstances (riots, natural calamities etc.) and situations beyond the control of Kingfisher Adventure & Treks Pvt. Ltd.
    • Tips for the staff and crew.
    • All expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips to guides, drivers etc.
    • Any item not mentioned in the above ‘cost includes’.
    • Note: Minor Repairs like break shoe, spark plug, clutch plate, tubes, cable (01 set only) and engine oil has been included in the cost. However if more breakage happen due to rough handling and accidents., the clients will have to bear the cost.


    Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1400 meters) / Welcome Dinner.

    Upon arrival meet the representative who waits with the name board at the airport and transfer to the Hotel. Guest will be welcomed with the welcome drink at the hotel and the rooms will be assigned.

    15:00 Hrs: Met by the Road captain and introduced to the Royal Enfield Himalayan Motorcycles. There will be a short briefing about the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour, road safety, and the proper speed to ride on the roads of Nepal. Followed by a question-and-answer session.  After the briefing, everyone will be test-riding the motorbike around the city to familiarize themselves with the motorcycles.

    8:00 Hrs: proceed for a welcome dinner at a typical Nepali Restaurant. There is a one-hour Nepali folk dance program. The main meal (dinner or lunch) is served with a choice of either table sitting or Nepali-style floor sitting. After dinner drive to the hotel.

    Day 02: Ride Kathmandu to Chitwan via Kulekhani.

    After breakfast met ride to Daman.  We negotiate the traffic out of Kathmandu city and ride out of the valley at the cross-section of the ring road at Kalanki and then set out for the check post at Thankot take a left and ride uphill and downhill till Daman.  Daman is only 29 kilometers uphill with sharp bends. Daman is the perfect destination for all seasons to undertake outdoor activities and panoramic mountain views. From here the road downhills with lots of turns and twists with beautiful views through the forest and local villages we reach Hetaunda. We have lunch and later we join the east-to-west highway and ride to Chitwan. Chitwan National Park is one of the popular destinations for the Nepal Motorbike Tour. It is the oldest national park in Nepal and is situated in the subtropical inner Terai lowlands of South-Central Nepal.

    Upon arrival at Sauraha, we check in at your hotel. EVE: Attend the cultural show program and dinner will be served at the resort.


    Day 03: Jungle activities in Chitwan.

    After breakfast, meet the naturalist who will brief everyone regarding the safety, rules, and regulations to be followed while in the Jungle. Cameras can be taken for the photographs. Drive to the river for a day trip adventure. Firstly, we will be going boating, after the boating and ready for a jeep safari, the waiting jeep at the other side of the river and proceed for an hour’s drive through the grassland. Also, visit some of the abundant lakes of the national park where the Crocodiles inhabit. One should not make noise while on any wildlife activity as it enhances the chances of seeing more wildlife

    After the jeep drive proceeds for the elephant briefing. During the time of the elephant briefing the naturalist will give proper information on elephants. After the elephant briefing is completed, proceed for the jungle walk. The Chitwan National Park is famous for the birds and abundant plant life and the walk provides a great opportunity into nature. There is always a chance to see wildlife such as the one-horned rhinoceros, deer, monkey, and maybe even the elusive Leopard and the Royal Bengal Tigers.

    Day 04: Ride Chitwan to Pokhara.

    After breakfast, start the ride to Pokhara via Mugling. Firstly, we have to retrace the same road to join East to West Highway to Narayangarh. From here, take a right from the main junction and continue riding 45 kilometers till we arrive at Mugling. Lunch en route.  Upon arrival at Mugling junction here, the highway bifurcates, east to Kathmandu and West to Pokhara.  Head west by crossing the bridge and following the Marshyangdi River for a while and then slowly ascend through terraced agricultural lands and small roadside villages. Pokhara is a vacationer’s paradise with its crystal-clear lakes and beautiful mountain views. Pokhara is a gateway to the Mustang Motorbike Tour where you can meet many a biker.


    Day 05: Ride Pokhara to Kalopani.

    After an early breakfast, leave Pokhara and ride towards Beni (70 KM) on the Baglung Highway. This section of the ride provides fantastic mountain vistas, picturesque terraced farmlands, and an opportunity to experience rides on the longest and famous suspension bridges. Beni is located on the confluence of Kali Ghandaki and Myagdi rivers from here, the road is dusty. Unpaved, graveled road poses a real challenge for riders and make it more difficult with the occasional river crossings. Ascend gradually through the Kali Gandiki Gorge, the deepest gorge in the world. The deepest gorge, 300M tall Rupse waterfall, natural hot water springs, and fast-flowing rivers are the main attractions of The Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour.  

    Day 06: Ride Kalopani to Samar.

    After an early breakfast, set out on the trail by following the Kali Gandaki River and passing between the Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountain ranges.  En route, there are fantastic views of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), Tukuche (6920m), and Nilgiri (7061m). A dramatic change in vegetation is witnessed from green forests, to dry arid deserts.

    After Jomsom We reach Kagbeni, the entry point of the restricted Upper Mustang region. Restricted area permits are checked here at the Police Check post. After completing the permit work, we rest for a while and have lunch. Then turn northwest and ride to Chhuksang Village and we continue to Samar. Samar is home to several historical and religious monuments and is famous for its breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri.


    Day 07: Ride Samar to Lo-Manthang.

    After a leisurely breakfast, Ride to Lo-mangthang.  Along the ride, we visit Tsarang and Lo Gekar Monastery in the Tsarang village. It is a Tibetan-influenced village. Then we ride for one hour to Lo-mangthang. Lo-Manthang served as the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Mustang, which survives as the Kingdom of Lo or “Upper Mustang”. Lo Manthang was founded in 1380 by Ame Pal, who oversaw the construction of the city wall and many of the still-standing structures in the early 15th century. Upon arrival at Lo-Manthang, we check in to the lodge and the rest of the evening is free to relax and explore the kingdom of Lo-Manthang. Lo-Manthang is the last stop for the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour.

    Day 08: Ride around Lo-Manthang.

    After breakfast, we get ready for the day’s adventure. Today we plan to touch on Tibet if we permit from the check post at Chhoser. If not permitted to ride ahead take a tea break after tea to visit one of the most interesting sites of the pre-human settlement in this unexplored valley and famously known Caves of Chhoser. Jhong Cave at Chhosher is one of the most interesting places to visit on your Upper Mustang Motorcycle Tour. The entrance to the cave is narrow and small but there are more than 40 different rooms inside the cave.

    After a day’s ride back to Lo-Manthang city, The city is one of the ancient places of Nepal. There are well preserved several Buddhist monasteries and monuments which are of great religious importance to the locals. Which were made during the ancient period. A lot of mythological stories and incidents are attached to every monasteries and monuments of the villages. Lo-Manthang City is one of the outstanding attractions of the Upper Mustang Motorbike tour.  It has its own preserved antique cultures and traditions.


    Day 09: Ride Lo-Manthang to Muktinath

    After breakfast, we ride backtrack to Kagbeni following the same trail. Kagbeni is a fascinating medieval village. At Kagbini, we check out the rusticated area travel permit and we take the left northeast for Muktinath. It takes around 1 hour.  This day’s journey is a tough one but the scenic views of the rugged landscape, apple orchards, scattered roadside villages, and ancient Buddhist monasteries all make it ‘One Hell of a Ride”. From here continue the ride passing through the village on the desert plateau brings us to Muktinath “Place of Salvation”.  Upon arrival at Muktinath, we check into the guest house. Late PM: Visit Muktinath Temple, it is also the most visitable shrine on your Upper Mustang Motorbike  Tour. A sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists and is located at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La (5416 m Pass).

    Day 10: Ride Muktinath to Tatopani via Marpha.

    Take breakfast and set out for Tatopani. Follow the downhill to Kagbeni village and later continue the ride to Jomsom. Jomsom is approximately 11 kilometers from Kagbeni. Upon arrival at Jomsom, we complete the paperwork and later continue a further 25 kilometers, about a 1 ½ hour ride to Kalopani via Marpha Village. We have a tea break and a sightseeing tour of Marpha village. Marpha is famous for its apple orchards and apple products. This large Thakali village exhibits the typical Thak Khola architecture of flat roofs and narrow paved alleys and passageways. It also has a monastery. Marpha is a pretty stone-lined village that has survived the transition to the current time, by catering to tourists.

    After the sightseeing tours of Marpha continue the ride for another 2 ½ hours to Tatopani.  “Tato” means ‘hot’ and “Pani” means ‘water’, a name earned courtesy of the hot springs. The Natural hot springs are a popular place on the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour. You can relax and dip your weary bodies in the natural hot springs. take lunch at a nearby restaurant or lodge.


    Day 11: Ride Tatopani to Pokhara.

    After Breakfast ride toward Pokhara. It is a pleasant relief to be able to tackle the roughest section of the journey. Descend to Beni and then continue riding back to the settlement of Jaleswor located close to the river and then continue to Beni. After a quick stop for a quick, set out following the trail along the river, and after about an hour meet the main highway at Maldhunga and then continue on the blacktop road to Pokhara, which is a must-visit attraction on your Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour. Upon arrival at Pokhara, check-in at the hotel, and the rest of the day are free to relax and explore the lakeside bazaar.

    Day 12: Free day at Pokhara.

    Before noon free for Adventure activities like paragliding, bungee, ultralight, zip flyer, etc. as per your interest, which needs to be booked before the day. Or visit (Devi’s) Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and Boating on Fewa Lake.

    Pokhara is equally popular among nature lovers, spiritual travelers, and adventure lovers.it is sacred with spellbinding natural beauty. this place offers some truly spectacular views of its surrounding mountain ranges. Pokhara is the main popular place for all bikers who are going on the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour, Lower Mustang Motorcycle Tour, or Nepal Motorbike Tour.


    Day 13: Ride Pokhara to Kathmandu.

    after we negotiate the traffic out of Pokhara City.  We arrive at Mugling, and from Mugling take. Continuing the ride to Kathmandu. Upon arrival at Kathmandu check in to the hotel and the rest of the day is free to relax and explore the city. In the evening we have a farewell dinner to celebrate the achievement of the Upper Mustang Motorbike Tour. At dinner, you share your experience and comment on our service.

    Day 14: Final departure

    Free until the flight time and later will be dropped at the airport for the final departure.

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