Road to Everest Mountain Biking
Cycling holiday Adventure with a trip on road to Everest is an amazing bike tour on a new trail. Power required on downhill's are tooth grinding and up hills are not forgiving either.
We categorically say it is the best route for bike tour to this region without altitude worries. Max. Altitude 2932 meters. The new trail is mostly uphill single stretch nine to twelve kilometers and a diving stern downhill almost same level to what you started with.
The route to 5th camp is total uphill almost 40 Km 2840 meters but manageable. It's funny though, construction of this highway to Solukhumbu started quite sometimes back and it has reached its allotted destination, yet vehicular movement is scarce along this amazing route which is best for cycling.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu Transfer to Hotel. Free day, get over jetlag. Evening welcome dinner with Nepalese cultural dance program in one of the best setting in the valley (depending on time of arrival). Hotel overnight
Day 02: Full day guided tour of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. Hotel Overnight. Day 03: Drive to starting point (Four hours drive). Lunch and start a warm up ride, mostly downhill. The camp is by Tamakosi River side (swimming possible) and village settlements where you can interact with locals. Day 04: It's another 22 kilometers ride on paved road before hitting off road trails with sudden 10 km uphill and hard to define 9 km downhill to camp. Day 05: It's hard uphill to Shree Ghyan Jyoti Madhamik (school) 5 Km. As a Responsible Tourism team, Makalu Adventure contributes part of your tour payment to this school. Some time is spent here interacting with 375 children. None of the children pay fees to the School. Later we head to Deurali Bhanjang stiff 4 Km uphill and a notorious 7 km drop to reach lunch Camp. Two kilometer uphill and a downhill ride to Patalay River. It is another four kilometers ride to Campsite (Chyan Danda) for the night. Day 06: The day starts with a short uphill rideto Swaran Lama Tol and further on level trail to Gharti Gawn. Interact with the local and ride further on level trails to Phedikot. It's a mighty uphill push to Darya Gauda and to lukwa ghari lunch camp. A little further first glimpse of Everest Himalayan view. It's amazing (weather permitting). Start a downhill that's equally amazing to your camp site for the night. Day 07: Solid uphill ride 38 kilometers to your Lunch camp as well as night camp. Spend the day marveling and dazzling at wonder before you. The sunset and sunrise is spectacular from here. Day 08: Rest and Explore Overnight Camp
Day 09: Ride 18 km downhill to Salmay Khola and a steep 9km uphill to Sherpa Sewa Kendra. Lunch and free to Explore. Day 10: Short flight 25 minutes back to Kathmandu. Check into your Hotel and rest of the day is free for souvenir hunting. Overnight Hotel. Day 11: Full day guided tour. Overnight Hotel. Day 12: At your convenient time transfer to International Airport for your journey home. Bon Voyage
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