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RIDE & DARE MC
It is an ideal route! Endless change of scenery. Turn after turn, and we are in the heart of the Himalayas, the sacred temple of Muktinath. The eagles hover overhead, the streams murmur underfoot, and fresh breeze brings coolness from the snow-covered peaks.
PRICING & BOOKING
1-4 RIDERS PER– USD 2,000 | 5+ RIDERS PER– USD 1,850
Includes ACAP Permit & Tim Card And 2 Domestic Flights. Kathmandu-Pokhara Return
JEEP RIDER– 1500 USD
Arrival in Kathmandu Trivuban International airport.
Our crew will pick you up at the EXIT gate, please look for the guy holding a Banner with our Logo, after we’ll head to Thamel where we gonna check in- in Les Arts Boutique Hotel all the checking process will be done by our staff so you just please head to your assigned chamber, relax and please be back at the Lobby at the assigned time for our Welcoming Dinner.
Welcome to Pokhara – 200 – Flight – 25 minutes –
After landing in Pokhara from Kathmand, we head to the Hotel and after a short rest we do a Briefing Meeting at Ride&Dare MC Headquarter, we test ride our bikes and enjoy the local tour around the Pewa Lake and other areas, we have dinner at Busy Bee and have a free evening, we advice not to drink too much to be fresh for our ride that starts tomorrow, we overnight at the excellent Hotel Balcony.
Pokhara to Tatopani via Sarangkot – 93 kmts paved-38 kmts off road
Before saying goodbye to Pokhara we will enjoy an early breakfast while taking in the scenic views of Phewa Lake. After breakfast we head to Ride&Dare HQ to sign all the formalities, recibe the permits and hear the Club’s Anthem – NON SURRENDER-JUDAS PRIEST- before starting officially our ride, we head to Sarangkot on 93 km of paved road to the village of Beni making for an easy early ride. Get ready, at Beni we head off road for 38 km to Tatopani and settle in for the night. We Overnight at the fantastic HotSpring Inn Hotel where we will enjoy a cold beer inside the HotSpring Swimming pool..the best thermal water in the Himalayas.
Tatopani to Marpha:
Rising early we head 10 km to Rupse Falls stopping briefly for photos. This road is very challenging and continues along the Kali Gandaki. Passing through many small villages, this area is famous for apple production, villages are clean and houses are constructed from wood and stone. This day we will travel 38 km to an altitude of 2670 m. We will stop in the Thakali village of Marpha for the night. The Thakali resettled in Pokhara and in the surrounding valley and are famous for their business acumen. Take time to visit the local Buddhist Monastery. It is on this day that the spectacular Nilgiri Range becomes ever present. Overnight at Hotel Marpha Placein Marpha
Marpha to Kagbeni via Muktinath
Day 4 is the pinnacle of this trip. This day is culturally and visually rich with monasteries, caves, local people and panoramic mountain views. There is some improvement on stretches of road but we are still primarily off road, at points having to ford the Kali Gandaki. After crossing the river we will pass through the city of Jomson and Kagbeni on our way to the Hindu temple, Muktinath. Muktinath, a Vishnu Temple, is the highest temple in the world at an altitude of 3,800 m. The air thins near Muktinath and the views are stunning. At the temple you can take a dip in the holy pond (Kunda) where it is believed that negative karma will be washed away. Free yourself from sins and bring salvation by bathing beneath ALL 108 VERY COLD taps where water flows direct from the Kali Gandaki River. The faithful will bathe three times under all 108 taps. Visit the Jwala Mai Temple, important to both Buddhists and Hindus. A small amount of natural gas sustains the perpetual flame, it is here that all elements are present. We head back to the cobblestone streets of Kagbeni and an altitude of 2804 m. Overnight at Yak Donalds Hotels in Kagbeni.
Kagbeni to kalopani
The adventure isn’t over yet, Day 6 is a challenging, off road day along the bank of the River Gandaki. The road is rough but the views are pastoral. Green hills, valleys and small villages are scattered along the route. Today Annapurna South makes an appearance and stays with us through the day. We spend the night in kalopani a small, rustic village. Overnight at Kalopani Guest House in kalopani.
Kalopani to Pokhara
Last day, from kalopani to Beni 51 km of dusty rock road & Beni to Pokhara 92 Km pitch road. we have lunch at Kusma and continue to Pokhara, curving but paved, for an easy final three hours. We reach Pokhara and park our Bikes at Ride&Dare HQ , say goodbye to your bike, she will be waiting for you in the next tour, Overnight at Hotel Balcony, free evening, please have the luggage ready for pick up as the allowance is no more than 20 kgs, so our crew will send the bags and heavy luggage back to Kathmandu by Jeep for your own convenience
Pokhara to Kathmandu Transfer
Today we wake up and get ready to fly back to Kathmandu, one of our Road Captains will go with the group, help you with the boarding process and check you in back in Kathmandu, Les Arts Hotel, free evening and Guide for Shopping and Sightseeing. Departure Dinner & Farewell.
According to the departure time we will have the group divided to go to the Airport, you will fly back home with another adventure checked in your Bucket List and unforgettable memories…and sure you will come back for more…
ACAP permit & Tims card
Mustang Entry Permit
English speaking Tour Guide & Mechanics
Breakfast & Lunch
Motorbike with fuel for trip.
Domestic Flight Kathmandu – Pokhara - Kathmandu
Airport Pick up & Drop off
Hotel in Kathmandu ,Pokhara and Guest Houses along the Route.
Supporting Jeep ( Support Jeep is added only if there is 5 people in the group) Satellite Phone ( for Medical Rescue Evacuation & Oxygen in high altitude
Motorcycle spare parts
Helmets & regular gloves ( In case you need )
Water bottles (1 L ) are always provide by the backup jeep during road trips
Nepali visa fee,
Charge for any physical damage on motorbikes due own fault.
Personal expenses etc