Mustang motorbike tour is an adventure and thrilling off-road ride to see the Himalayas and deserted land of Nepal. Mustang is very unique and has a diversified landscape. The lower mustang is covered with the forest where the upper mustang is just a grey and colourful desert mountain. At the top of the hills, there are the High Himalayas and snow-capped peaks. In the past when there was no road it was only possible to explore by trek. Since the road is built you can explore the Lower mustang by riding the motorbike too. You can also do mountain biking to lower the Mustang.
Mustang motorbike ride tour takes you behind the mountains range of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The 2 peaks Annapurna 8091 Meter, Dhaulagiri 8,167 Meter are the main peaks you can see while on your lower mustang motorbike ride. The Mustang Motorbike ride tour gives you magnificent views of the Himalayas, terrain landscape, Buddhist cultures, Thakali people and their lifestyle, ancient temples of Muktinath and monasteries. The adventure mustang motorbike ride starts from Kathmandu and ends at Kathmandu. Riding through the blacktop road of Prithivi highway to Pokhara it takes 8-9 hours. Pokhara is the most beautiful city of Nepal which is located on the bank of the Phewa lake. Staying a night in Pokhara the next day our tour resumes.
Early in the morning, we set up our destination today to go Tatopani. Tatopani is located in the Mygadi which is 3-4 hours riding from Beni via off-road. We stay overnight here and enjoy the hot spring bath. The next day we go to Muktinath. It is a very adventurous and most scenic ride. You will cross numerous waterfalls, forests, and the gorges of the river. Riders can see fabulous mountains, vistas, thakali peoples villages, moraine river bed and a blacktop road to reach Muktinath. Dhaulagiri is perfectly visible from here. Trekking to Thorong la pass is also possible from the Muktinath if you wish to do so. The motorcycle tour route is also a part of Annapurna circuit trek.
Mustang motorbike tour best time
The Mustang motorbike tour is the best time 2 times in a year. The first best time is autumn. Autumn season is considered to be one of the best seasons to visit Nepal. The weather is very splendid at this time. You can see the perfect view of the mountains because the weather is clear and sunny with moderate temperatures. The visibility is very good at this time of the year. Another best time for Mustang motorbike tours is the spring season. March, April, May are the second-best months to ride on a Mustang.
Mustang motorbike tour Highlights
World heritage sightseeing at Kathmandu by motorbike. You can see Kathmandu’s most important and highlighted cultural places.
Scenic ride to Pokhara from Kathmandu via Prithvi highways. Sightseeing in Pokhara and overnight at the Pokhara.
Scenic ride to Beni with the perfect views of the Annapurna Himalayan range from Naudanda and Kande.
Enjoy the hot spring in Tatopani before you ride to Muktinath.
Amazing scenic drive to Muktinath via off-road during the ride you can see the stunning mountain vistas, local Thakali villages, apple farms, waterfalls, pine forest and so many other things.
Crossing the most beautiful and big village which is known as one of the best villages for the apple.
Scenic ride to Muktinath with the outstanding views of the mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Nilgiri, Mt Tukuche and many other peaks.
Mustang motorbike tour itinerary
Day 01: Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport then transfer to the Hotels
Pick up you from the Kathmandu international airport then together we drive to your hotels. After you check in to your hotel we will discuss the plan regarding the mustang motorbike tour and we also suggest you to buy if there is anything that you need to buy/rent in Kathmandu before you go to Mustang motorcycle ride.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing with the Royal Enfield Motorbike.
Our guides will take you to the world heritage sites of Kathmandu by motorbikes. The motorbikes that you are going to use on your entire lower mustang motorbike ride. This is a good opportunity to be familiar with motorbikes and get used to it. On Kathmandu sightseeing you will know about the country’s history, religions, cultures and society and norms of the Nepalese people. There are 4 world heritage sites that you will visit today, They are Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Kathmandu durbar squares.
Day 03: Ride to Pokhara from Kathmandu via Prithvi highway
Early in the morning, having breakfast, you’ll start your ride to pokhara. The 210 Km highway is a double line blacktop road. Since there will be traffic jams on the way to Pokhara in Kathmandu we will try to avoid that if possible. You will see the green landscape after you exist from Kathmandu and in the north, there are numerous white snow-capped peaks including Manaslu and many other high mountains which are in the Langtang regions. The ride now goes to Chitwan district crossing the Dhading via the bank of the Trisuli river as you can see the forest and amazing high green hills on the way to Pokhara. Once you cross the Mugling the vehicle pressures now become less than before and you can see the Annapurna mountain ranges from the way to Pokhara. Reaching Pokhara after you check in your hotels then in the night we go walk in the lakeside in the evening .
Day 04: Ride to Tatopani (1200 meter) from Pokhara 115 KM approx and 6-7 hours ride
The real adventure begins today. Having breakfast early morning you would stay your ride to Tatopani today. Till Beni, the road is blacktopped and quite good. Since the road making process is going on there are also some disturbances on this road. Riding to Beni is an excellent moment because you would see the excellent view of Mt Annapurna ranges from Kande, Naudanda. The excellent scenery continues from Pokhara to the end of Kande. After that, you would go to Beni crossing the cities like Kushma and Nayapul. Beni is a headquarter of Myagdi, refilling fuel here we now go to adventure ride on off-road Kaligandaki Corridor. The Off-road goes via the bank of the Kaligandaki river till Jomsom. Today our target is to reach the Tatopani where we stay overnight for enjoyment on Hotspring.
Day 05: Muktinath (3800 Meter) ride from tatopani 80 KM approx and 7-8 hours ride
It is adventure day today. As the road is bad but nature is very immense. With a spectacular view of the mountains and the alpine forest, you will drive to Muktinath crossing the several apple farms of Kalopani, Tukuche, Marpha, Syang and Jomsom. You will ride from the bottom of the Mt Dhaulagiri 8,167 Meters on the bank of the Kali Gandaki river. Tukuche (6920m), and Nilgiri (7061m) are the other mountains that you will see during the ride. Crossing several cascades of waterfalls, pine forests and Georges you will reach the Jomsom. From Jomsom, the road is quite easier to Muktinath. You will reach Muktinath and do sightseeing around Muktinath. Stay overnight at Muktinath.
If you are willing to go to throng la top then we will bring you to the Thorong la top. It is a complete day trek to the top and back to Muktinath. You will see the incredible view of the mountains plus gain an ultimate adventure being on the top of Thorong la pass 5416 Meter.
Day 06: Kalopani Ride from Muktinath to Kagbeni Approx 55 Km 5 Hours.
You will ride to Kagbeni villages first. Due to the control region, you can not go further from here to onwards but you can see the amazing landscapes of the Mustang from Kagbeni. As you are here you just walk in and observe the villages including the monasteries. The place is very holy for Hindus as they come here to give something to their late parents religiously. Afterwards, we ride back to Kalopani and stay overnight here in Kalopani.
Day 07: Ride to Pokhara approx. 95 Kilometers – 6/7 hours.
With the same road, you will go back to Pokhara crossing the villages like Ghasa, Tatopani to arrive Beni. From Beni, the ride via blacktop roads to Pokhara.
Day 08: Ride Back to kathmandu
Ride via prithi highways 210 KM to kathmandu.
Day 09: Departure
We will drop you to the airport and departures.
Mustang motorbike tour cost includes
Royal Enfield bikes during the tour and petrols for the bike
Bike repairs and parts of the Bike
Support veichle to carry the lugguage and bike gears
Guide, mechanic and motorbike support crew.
Meals on full board: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner each day during the trekking days
Guest house basis trekking accommodation while on trekking days
Tourist Bus transfer from Pokhara to Kathmandu for guest and guide.
Fully escorted trek with fluent English speaking license holder local guide and each 2 guest 1 Porter basis
Annapurna conservation Area Project Permits
Seasonal Fruits if possible
First Aid Box
All land transportation as per written on above itinerary
Food and accommodation and salary of Nepali trekking staffs
Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
Hotel in Kathmandu
Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and also during the hike
Trekkers trekking equipment and Clothing.
Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
Donation and monuments entrance fees.
Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
Any other things which are not mentioned above
Per Pax, Min 2 Person base:
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