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Motorcycle road trip Nepal & Bhutan - Nepal Forever

Motorcycle road trip Nepal & Bhutan

Nepal Forever


A motorcycle trip at Nepalese pace, combining culture and nature.

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Climb aboard your Royal Enfield for a 465 miles cruise through the Kathmandu Valley, the Himalayan foothills, and the wild Terai jungle. Admire the eternal beauty of the Annapurna mountains, and take time to understand Nepalese culture, a mix of Hinduism and Buddhism. The diverse itinerary covers Unesco World Heritage listed temples, Chitwan National Park, and then Pokhara, with its mesmerising panoramic view of the Himalayas. This motorbike trip in Nepal, a moving and thought-provoking experience, will take you from village to village, through paddy fields, to connect with the incredibly cheerful and welcoming people of Nepal. Not forgetting mythical Kathmandu: a heaving, fascinating, unique mixture of traditions and the modern age.

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Period October & November
Duration 11 days incl. 7 days' riding
Available extensions
Level Intermediate
English-speaking tour leader
Accommodation Standard or Comfort
From €2,640/pilot
€2,080/pillion

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Your Motorcycle Tour in Nepal 11 stages - 467 miles


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D1 / Arrive in Kathmandu - Patan

You are greeted at the airport according to your flight time and transferred to Patan. You can take a stroll through the streets of Patan, known by locals as “the city of beauty”.

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D2 / Patan - Chitwan - 99 miles

On the first day of this motorcycle tour, we head southwest from Kathmandu, where we truly begin to appreciate rural Nepal. The landscape changes from one valley to another as we navigate roads that wind through traditional villages and terraced fields until we reach the Terai.

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D3 / Chitwan

Today, we spend the day in the depths of lush nature. A guided safari will provide sightings of one-horned rhinos, monkeys, crocodiles, and if we’re lucky, an unforgettable encounter with a Royal Bengal tiger, leopard or bear.

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D4 / Chitwan - Tansen - 118 miles 

We head northwest, making our way out of the jungle up winding mountain roads to Tansen. These roads are a real playground for our Royal Enfields!

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D5 / Tansen - Pokhara - 80 miles

The leg to Pokhara is beautiful. The road is good and climbs up through the lush Aadhikhola river’s valley. We arrive near Phewa Lake in the afternoon and can enjoy some free time. Nothing epitomizes Pokhara’s splendid natural beauty quite like the majestic Phewa Tal, Nepal’s second-biggest lake.

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D6 / Pokhara - Dhampus - 56 miles

A small stage today, which allows us to stay a little more in this beautiful region at the foothills of the Annapurnas and enjoy its captivating views. The ridge road we take to the west of Pokhara, with little traffic, displays the most beautiful view and picture point, with the Great Himalayas as a backdrop.

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D7 / Dhampus - Darechok - 80 miles

A very nice riding day which leads us slowly towards Kathmandu. We treat ourselves with a nice break near Begnas Lake, an oasis of calm and beauty. We continue downhill to finally follow the river Trishuli, which descends generously from the Tibetan plateau. Our path is dotted with various encounters, in a landscape of abundant rice fields, pine forest, and impressive gorges.

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D8 / Darechok - Nuwakot - 112 miles

We still ride towards Kathmandu and climb back in altitude for our last night, north of the capital. We continue to appreciate these ephemeral visions or various encounters (women carrying heavy baskets filled with crops, fruit vendors, small stalls...), in this setting of rice fields and forests.

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D9 / Nuwakot - Kathmandu - 47 miles

We hit the road for our last day of biking. We follow a narrow, beautiful road towards Shivapuri National Park, before returning to the capital for lunch, where we bid farewell to our trusty steel steeds.

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D10 / Kathmandu

We have a free day to visit Kathmandu. We can visit the Boudhanath stupa or the sacred site of Pashupatinath.

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D11 / Kathmandu - International Airport

You are transferred to the airport, according to your flight times. This is where our services end.

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Available extensions


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Flight over Everest / 1 hour

You take off in a Jetstream 41​ airplane​. ​You fly over Mount Everest, the roof of the world, standing proud at 8,848 metres! You’ll also be able to take in other legendary peaks: Annapurna (8,091 metres), Lhotse (8,516​ ​metres), Nuptse (7,861 metres), ​etc.

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Trekking in Nepal / 2 days

Discover the Kathmandu Valley for a two-day trek. Accompanied by a certified guide, you ascend to Chisapani at 2215 metres, offering an exceptional view of the Himalayan range... The next day, you walk through the dense and humid forest of Shivapuri National Park to Nagarkot before reaching Kathmandu in the evening.

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From October 15th 2019 to October 25th 2019
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