Mountain biking is a fantastic way to experience rural Nepal. It is possible to escape from paved roads to ride on tracks and trails to remote and rarely visited areas of the country. For an independent traveller, this is the best alternative way to avoid the crowds and explore spectacular regions that few visitors get to see.
Nepal offers challenging bike climbs to thousands of meters to reach spectacular viewpoints and a reward of exhilarating descents. The Kathmandu valley has a vast network of village tracks and trails. Mountain biking a perfect way to explore the valley’s wealth of temples, stupas and medieval towns.
Langtang Ri offers a wide range of mountain bike experiences. From a day or two in the valleys and hills surrounding Kathmandu to a two or three week mountain bike challenges along the famous Annapurna Circuit trail and even the remote reaches of Upper Mustang on the border with Tibet.
This trip generally involves an average of 4 – 5 hours slow but steady walk in a day. This rating is for less than 7 days walk below 3500 meters.
Moderate trekking involves 5 – 6 hours a day walking at a steady pace below 4000 meters for around 10 days trekking trip.
This trip grade involves trekking up to 7 hours a day below 5000 meters for the duration of 10 -15 days trip. Any reasonably active person should be able to manage these trips.
Among the hardest treks in Nepal, but still these treks are in reach of most people however good physical fitness and endurance are required. These trips go above 5000 meters and for the duration of 15 – 20 days walking up to 8 / 9 hours in a day. They may also explore very remote regions where camping over multiple nights is required.
This grade includes climbing peaks and the demanding treks in remote areas. Participants having basic knowledge of use of crampons and ice axes are required. First-time climbers can undertake one of our one-day pre-trek ropes and climbing training days to obtain some initial skills and experience.
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Founded in 1991, Langtang Ri is a highly regarded and experienced family business. For over 25 years we have assisted clients from all around the world to experience the grandeur, beauty and mystery of the Himalaya region.