Hills2plains & City2villages Experience
Duration: 5 Days
Royal Enfield 500, Support Vehicle (Optional), Fuel for the trip, spare parts if required on the tour on normal use, a guide, a mechanic, 4 nights accommodation (Day 1 – 4) (twin sharing) Bed & Breakfast, Transportation from hotel to Bikemandu and Bikemandu to hotel after the tour.
End of tour drinks together, a tour design t-shirt, Bikemandu Motorcycle Club Membership Loyalty Card (Transferable)
Day 1: Kathmandu – Bhaktapur – Nagarkot (2200 Meter)(World heritage site and view point for many Great Himalayas inc. Mt Everest).
After breakfast in your hotel. Our guide will meet you at your hotel at 9 am in the morning then you will be escorted to Bikemandu. A few paperwork followed by tour briefing then start your ride to Bhaktapur and finally to Nagarkot (2200 Metres). Lunch taken in Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest town in Nepal, rich in heritage and cultures. Nagarkot is a simple farming town by Nepalese standards, but when sunrise comes, it just might be the most beautiful place on Earth. Nagarkot is situated at an altitude of 7,200 Feet, boast stunning vistas of the Himalayas. The world’s highest Mt. Everest as well as other Himalayas can be seen from top of the hill if day is clear. Overnight in Nagarkot.
Day 2: Charikot/Jiri (Chance to see Mount Everest) 125 Kms/6 Hours/Elevation reaches 2660 Meters
After breakfast we start our ride to Charikot. Lunch on the way. About 133 Kilometres from Kathmandu, Charikot provides a spectacular mountain view of Gaurishankar. The highway to Jiri is famous for the environment friendly approach adopted during its design, construction and maintenance. The Arniko Highway connecting Kathmandu to Tibet border passes through magnificent river gorges and splendid mountain scenery. The road to Charikot and Jiri breaks off from the Araniko Highway at the 78 Kms mark. There is a bridge over the Sun Koshi River. Then you will be on the Swiss built Lamosangu Jiri road. It first winds up to 2660 m in just over 30 km and then descends to Charikot which lies at 1970m. Overnight in Charikot or continue to Jiri, it depends on how you feel.
Day 3: Bardibas (160 Kms/5.5 Hours)
After breakfast, we start our ride down toward South to Bardibas passing many hilly villages and towns via main town on the area ‘Sindhulimadi’ along narrow winding road. This road has connected Terai (plain) region of Nepal with China territory through the mid-hilly highway. This road was built from Japanese government aid. We take Lunch on the way. Reaching Bardibas meaning you have just completed the mid hill region of Nepal and entered in to the plains. Overnight in Bardibas bazar. We do walk around Bazar area to see lowland habitat’s lifestyle and culture.
Day 4: Chitwan Park (World heritage site and jungle safari to see endangered species, and recreational tour)/205 Kms/5 Hours
After Breakfast, we leave Bardibas toward terai (plain) region of Nepal. It will be different riding experience today as you ride mostly on the plains. You would have already noticed in change of road elevation and terrain when mountain road ended yesterday. It will be easier riding as you go along plain through small villages and towns of terai region and through deep Jungle toward Hetauda, a midway to CHITWAN Park. We take lunch in Hetauda and finally end our day in CHITWAN Park. After checked into hotel. We can go into the jungle on Elephant back to get refreshed and see Bengal tiger and other endangered species.
The Chitwan National Park (CNP) is a world heritage property. It is a rich natural area in the Terai, the subtropical southern part of Nepal. A total of 68 species of mammals, 544 species of birds, 56 species of herpetofauna and 126 species of fish have been recorded in the park. The park is especially renowned for its protection of One Horned Rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger and Gharial Crocodile.
Day 5: Kathmandu (175 Kms/5.5 Hours)
After breakfast, we start our 175 Kms final journey from terai region (450 Metres) to mid hill by Trushuli river valley to Kathmandu (1481 Metres). We stop in Kurintar riverside spring resort for lunch and refreshments. Then we continue riding toward Kathmandu. We stop for a tea break in 20 kilo before climbing up final hill Thankot. Finally, reaching at Bikemandu, return bikes and have end of tour drinks together. End of tour. Time to say good bye.
Observation and Suggestions for the tour:
Summer time:-Temperature range from 20 up to 40 degrees & chances of rain
Winter time:- Temperature down time 2 degrees & less chance of rain.
Protective gear: Face mask to protect from dust and cold, riding gloves, helmet
Packed snacks: Your choice of energy bars for 4 days will add sweetness in your trip. Plenty of local food vendors are also available on the route. We wish you enjoyable trip!