ROAD TO EVEREST

BEST SEASON: February to June. September to November.
DURATION: 5 Days from Kathmandu back to Kathmandu.
TOUR COST: US$1250 onwards.
MIN PAX: 2 PAX onwards.

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the highest mountain on earth from the saddle of your bike along with many other beautiful mountain range. This tour also offers amazing riding experience thru beautiful Nepali and Sherpa villages and meet the friendly people living in the lower Solu Khumbu area. This 5 day tour takes you to the beautiful village of Okhaldunga, Patale, Phaplu and Taksindu villages with some awesome off-road experience. We round it up with a ride to one of Nepal’s sacred destinations called Halesi Maratika and witness the amazing blend of two religions Hinduism and Buddhism co-existing together inside a massive cave. Not to forget, the first and the last day ride follows Nepal’s two most beautiful rivers Sunkosi and Dudhkosi.  

Imagine sipping your early morning coffee while enjoying the view of Mt. Everest. THIS IS IT!

DETAIL TRIP ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrive in Kathmandu. Meet, greet and transfer to our hotel.

Our representative will receive you at the airport. Transfer you to our hotel in Thamel. Rooms and Breakfast only. Bikes will be at the hotel the same evening.

DAY 2: Kathmandu to Okhaldunga and to Patale. 240km.

We leave Kathmandu around 8:00am in the morning and ride towards Dhulikhel and follow the newly built awesome Japanese road to Khurkot where we take a break and enjoy lunch. Continue our ride following the beautiful Sunkosi river to Gurmi from where we start gaining heights to Okhaldunga, a small town on the top of a hill. Continue our ride further up through beautiful pine forest to Patale village that offers amazing view of the Everest and Numbur mountain range. We stay in a simple clean homestay cottage in Pattale village, a beautiful Sherpa, Rai and Magar settlements.

DAY 3: Ride to Taksindu (off-road) and back to Patale before sunset. Approx. 90km.

Early morning on a clear day there is a jaw dropping panoramic views of the Everest and Number mountain range right from the Homestay compound. Enjoy breakfast and then we ride to Taksindu on dirt road passing thru numerous spectacular Sherpa villages, terraced potato field and cherry trees. We ride back the same route back to Patale and return back to our Homestay.

DAY 4: Ride to Maratika Monastery and Halesi Cave. 130km.

Leave Patale Homestay around 9:00am and ride back towards Okhaldunga. We take a short detour to visit a beautiful Nepali village called Rumjatar that has a small seasonal airport. Enjoy a tea break and return back to Okhaldunga and continue towards Halesi Maratika. Part of this ride follows the beautiful Dudh Kosi river (milky river) on a blacktopped but low traffic road. We leave the river at Jairam Ghat and climb up till we reach the Halesi cave on the top of a hill surrounded by beautifully terraced hills and scattered settlements. Maratika Monastery and Halesi cave are well known among Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims who come here to offer prayers and perform deep meditation. We check into one of the hotels in Maratika. Late afternoon we take a leisurely walk and visit the massive Maratia cave before we return back to our hotel and enjoy dinner and share stories.

DAY 5: Ride back to Kathmandu via Khurkot and Dhulikhel. 224km.

Early morning we will visit Maratika Monastery when the monks are chanting and take part in their morning prayer. We leave Maratika when we are ready and ride back to Kathmandu via Khurkot and Dhulikhel. Pretty much on the same road that we took on the day 1. Beautiful road following the Dudh Kosi (milky river) and Sun Kosi (river of gold). Lunch and coffee stop at Mulkot before wrapping it up back in Kathmandu.

INCLUDES: 500CC Royal Enfield bike or 411CC Himalayan with fuel for the entire trip. Tour guide, mechanic, spare parts. Support vehicle on reqeust. Airport pickup and drop.  Hotel/Homestay on twin share basis with breakfast and dinner. A cool tour t-shirt.

EXCLUDES: International air tickets, Nepal visa fee, lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, lunch during the tour. Bar bills and laundry. Tips and gratitude. Emergency rescue and Insurance. Repair charge for any physical damage to the bike.

OUR BIKES: We have 500CC Royal Enfield Classic or 411CC Himalayan 5 speed manual with electric start. 

NOTE: No need of international driving license as long as you have a valid driving license from your country. Riders must bring proper riding gears. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival at the airport. 

TOUR CONFIRMATION: We will require 50% down payment to confirm the tour. Payment has to be made to our company bank account. Remaining balance can be paid in cash upon arrival or can be wired to our account 7 days before your arrival.