Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour

Day 1: Kathmandu to Nagarkot (2,175m), Duration: 3 Hours Ride

In a morning, we drive to Sankhu. In Sankhu, we assemble the cycling gears and starts to cycling. We will peddle along a jeep track lane, making our way to Nagarkot. It is one of the popular hill-stations of Nepal. Nagarkot is famous for its sunrise and sunset view that can be seen from here. From the tower we can see world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest. Moreover, the surroundings of the hill-station are decorated with trails and Trans-Himalayan greenery where many species of butterflies reside. The environment at Nagarkot is peaceful and full of natural beauty. It is a perfect destination to experience Nepal’s life in the countryside. Overnight stop at Hotel.

Day 2: Nagarkot to Namo Buddha Cycling Tours, Duration: 5-6 Hhours Ride

Today, we will make our way to Namobuddha. The route offers a thrilling adventure where you will cycle through wonderful natural sceneries and elegant small villages. It is a perfect adventure where you can enjoy the country’s rural atmosphere and ethnic culture. From Nagarkot, the path is skirmished with a small number of ups and downs. Hilly woodlands and tropical vegetation decorated the trail, making for a pleasant journey. Along the track you can also enjoy the Hhimalayan views. You will cross the places like Nala, Banepa, and Dhulikhel. We will stop at Dhulikhel for lunch. We then continue our journey to Namobuddha. Namobuddha is an important pilgrimage site for Bhuddhist followers. Namobuddha is famous for its legend of the Prince who sacrificed himself to a hungry Tigress and her dying cubs, hailing him as the New Buddha and adorning the place with his namesake. From Dhulikhel, the trial ascends uphill through lush forests. Overnight stop at Hotel.

Day 3: Namobuddha – Balthali – Kathmandu, Duration: 4 – 5 Hours Ride

We make our way to Balthali, riding on the flat, mostly-paved route. Balthali is a traditional village sprouting ancient architectural buildings and innumerable temples. The journey is ornamented with verdant farms and green lush that makes for a pleasant ride. Moreover the Balthali village is situated behind the forest of Panauti, giving it a beautiful natural feel. It is considered as a naturally and culturally luxurious destination easily accessible from capital. The village is an attractive farmstead of green rice-terrace fields, green surrounding hills and faint shadows of the Himalayan tapestry to the north. We shall stop at Balthali village for our lunch and then return before riding to Khopasi. We will then drive to Kathmandu via a private vehicle.

What's included

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle.
  • Expert cycling guide with full replacement kits including his safari, foods, accommodation etc.
  • Professional mountain bikes and safety helmets
  • Accommodation with breakfast and dinner at Nagarkot and Namobuddha
  • Lunches during the tours as per itinerary.
  • All government taxes/service charges.

What's not included

  • Personnel expenses
  • Foods and accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Accidental damages to mountain bike because of personnel faults
  • Tips for cycling guide and driver.

The Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour is a wonderful country-side tour of Nepal’s city periphery. It offers surprising features of the country’s rural areas which are decorated with the beauty of natural environments. You make your way through the lush tracks into the mostly-pastoral land that spreads across city-perimeter. You will be blessed with wonderfully verdant surroundings and the tranquil nature of the village-life. Correspondingly, it is quite impossible to feel revive in the city being surrounded by the noise and the vehicles. So, the cycling tour into the tame wilderness outside the cities is a perfect interval to enjoy and boost the spirit. Make your way into the famous destinations of Nepal which are quite easily reachable from the capital. Enjoy the natural beauty of hilly terrains and the lush woodlands outside the city. Revive your senses with the fresh natural territory of Nepal’s hilly enclaves.

One of the major highlight of the tour is the hill station of Nagarkot.  Nagarkot is the most popular hiking destination in Nepal that is situated near Kathmandu. Nagarkot is filled with the beauty of a flawless nature and the natural painting of the country’s Himalayan tapestry. During cycling at Nagarkot, you will be in the company of the distant Himalayas which can be seen from here. Moreover, Nagarkot is most famous for its sunrise and sunset views amidst the mountain pinnacles. You will be peddling along amazing Himalayan shadows that decorate the faraway vista.

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour

Similarly, Dhulikhel is another feature of the cycling tour. On the way to Dhulikhel, you will be greeted by a fantastic Himalayan panorama that unfolds from the edges of the Dhulikhel hill. You will constantly be in the company of famous mountain peaks like the Dorje Lakpa, Gaurisankar, the Langtang Lirung, and the Melungtse among many others. As you cycle along the temple-lined streets of the village, you can enjoy Dhulikhel’s Newari ambiance. As such, the Nagarkkot Dhulikhel Cycling tour is a perfect blend of the cultural and religious riches that it beholds along with the natural beauty that the hill enclaves of Nepal possess. It is also a great and best way to enjoy the distant views of the mountains in a very quaint setting.

Detailed Itinerary