Nepal - Ride to The Last Forbidden Kingdom (12 days) Book Now

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Journey in Nepal by riding motorbikes is one an amazing option to explore Nepal. The amazing views of the Himalayan peaks, lush valleys and beautiful landscapes, rich in different types of cultural society are just the tip of the iceberg that one gets to experience while in Nepal. Round motorbiking package provides an amazing and unique opportunity to enjoy the beautiful landscape, sample the lifestyle of local people and explore the religious and historical places. We focus on the rugged and adventure off-road in the rural areas of Nepal and Tibet. The motorbiking adventure journey takes you to the very nearby the mountain base camp of different Himalayan peaks.

The Ride to The Last Forbidden Kingdom takes you to the kingdom of Lo-Manthang in upper Mustang. It is a restricted area and retains much of its cultural autonomy and is administered by its own King. During the trip, one can explore a unique landscape, colored by natural earth pigments, man-made caves in the cliffs and Tibetan monasteries set against a backdrop of the distant snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. These wonderful scenes make this kingdom really a picturesque view.

Included in the Cost

 Note: At least two people needed for the package

  • 3-nights accommodation in 3* Hotel at Pokhara including breakfast.
  • Accommodation throughout the trip in the local lodge in room only basis.
  • Motorcycle on hire cost
  • Restricted Area permit, ACAP, TIMS & other necessary permits.
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed holder trekking guide.
  • One professional mechanic
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • First aid kit


Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extra cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket and Motorcycle jacket
Good gears for a motorcycle trip including gloves, elbow guards, knee guards & other required gears
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots
Good Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sunglasses with UV protection
Comfortable shorts

FAQ

  • Day 1

    Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Driving Duration: 6/7 hours

  • In the morning, you will be given a brief description of the trip and safety measures to be applied during this trip. Later, you will start your motorcycle tour and then travel to Pokhara on your motorcycle which takes about 6 hours. You will travel along the river bank and can see many sceneries on the way. On reaching Pokhara, check-in in your hotel and have rest or go for sightseeing. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 2

    Pokhara to Tatopani, Driving Duration: 6/7 hours

  • Our real driving off-road tour start from today, drive from Pokhara to Tatopani (the best natural hot spring and we can enjoy the healing bath in the pond). It is believed that bone and joint pain diseases will be healed while taking bath in this natural hot spring. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 3

    Tatopani to Jomsom (2743 m), Driving Duration: 8/9 hours

  • Today we have to drive all off-road. The overland journey follows the gorge of Kali Gandaki valley which rises 4 miles above us to the summits of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, Also, the vegetation becomes sparse with the dry climate. Along the journey, you will pass many scenic villages- Kalopani, Tukuche and Marpha and finally arrive at Jomsom town for an overnight stay. At late afternoon, visit natural eco-museum and monastery and enjoy spectacular views of Nilgiri and Tilicho peak. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 4

    Jomsom to Muktinath (3800 m) & back to Kagbeni (2804 m), Driving Duration: 4/5 hours

  • Continue our journey, we ride through the blacktopped pitched road to Muktinath along the unique landscape of lower Mustang. You have a whole day so take your time exploring and visit one of the holiest shrines of Nepal i.e. Muktinath temple and nunnery gompa. You will also enjoy Trans Himalayan landscape sceneries like Tibet and splendid mountain views. After finishing exploring the area, you will descend back to the Kagbeni and stay overnight there. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 5

    Kagbeni to Ghami (3520 m), Driving Duration: 4/5 hours

  • From today, your Upper mustang special permit will start from Kagbeni check post. On the way, you will visit Kagbeni Monastery and Buddhist School. Then crossing the Kaligandaki river, we will pass through the ancient Buddhist Stupas, Chuksung Village, Chella Village, Samar Village and Ghiling before reaching our destination, Ghami village. The landscape around the village is beautiful with local farmer houses with Yak and caravan. One can also enjoy and experience the Tibetan culture and local activities. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 6

    Ghami to Lo-Manthang (3840 m), Driving Duration: 5 hours

  • Today, you will drive from Ghami via Tsarang to Lomanthang. On the way, you can observe domestic Yaks and cattle caravans, mountain views and landscape from the passes, Buddhist school etc. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 7

    Rest Day at Lo-Manthang

  • Today is your sightseeing day in and around Lo-Manthang. The city contains about 150 houses, as well as residences for many lamas. You will start your day for Zhong cave and Tshosher Monastery (a 1000 years old Tibetan Monastery) by hiring either a Horse or by bike. After returning from these places to Lo-Manthang, you will start the local sightseeing which includes King's palace, Monastery, local surroundings and the village. The king's palace is an imposing building in the center of the city and is occupied by the current King and Queen. Although his duties are largely ceremonial, the King is respected by the people. Throughout the kingdom, the villagers continue to seek his advice regarding many issues. Overnight in Local Lodge.

  • Day 8

    Lo-Manthang to Kagbeni (2804 m), Driving Duration: 8/9 hours

  • Lo-Manthang was the last stop of our tour so we retrace our way back to the starting point, Kathmandu. In the morning, we start our bike engine and make our way back to Kagbeni. On our way back you can enjoy the scenery and make some stops to feel the nature. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 9

    Kagbeni to Tatopani, Driving Duration: 8/9 hours

  • In the morning, we continue our descend as we make our way to Tatopani. On the way, make a stop at Marpha village and buy souvenirs. In Marpha, you can buy the dried apple known as Syau Sukuti in Nepali and alcohol made of apple. Later, make you back to tatopani and enjoy the hot bath in hot spring. Overnight in local lodge.

  • Day 10

    Tatopani to Pokhara, Driving Duration: 5/6 hours

  • Today, you will make your way to Pokhara via the same road. On reaching Pokhara, check-in at the hotel and get rest or roam the streets of Lakeside. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 11

    Rest Day at Pokhara

  • Today is a rest day after completing a 10-day long journey to the Last Forbidden Kingdom. Use this day to relax and enjoy the wonderful Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel.

  • Day 12

    Pokhara to Kathmandu, Driving Duration: 6/7 hours

  • Today, you will be returning to Kathmandu which takes about 6-hour long drive. On the way, you can make a stop at Kurintar and visit Manakamana temple by cable car. On reaching Kathmandu, you'll be transferred to your hotel and have a good rest.

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