DARE TO RIDE WITH
RIDE & DARE MC
This ride was specially designed to showcase the most spectacular places in Nepal, from the Mighty Himalayas to the Jungle of Chitwan and the Birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini, a complete ride that will blow your mind and give you a full load of adventures and cultural experiences, the richness of Nepali Culture in its full..Be Ready for the Riding Buddha Ride !
PRICING & BOOKING
1-4 RIDERS PER– USD 3,800 | 5+ RIDERS PER– USD 3,500
Includes Annapurna Permit & TIMS Card and 2 Domestic flights. Kathmandu-Pokhara Return.
JEEP RIDER– 2500 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 Taopani
Today we do Pokhara-Tatopani, is a nice Ride mostly simple road and from Beni to Tatopani is off road, after reaching Tatopani we’ll enjoy and relax in the Thermal Swimming Pool that is located in the Hotel Area, Overnight in Tatopani, the route is around 100 kmts but feel like 200 due the condition of the roads, according to the group decision we can explore the area a little bit more we can go to Kalaphani…amazing view, just 22 kmts more, the highest hanging bridge in the world and the Kali Gandaki River is waiting for us ! and then we can go back to our relaxing Thermal Tub..! Overnight at Hotel Hot Spring Inn in Tatopani.
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 Place in 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 Dhampus
Kalopani to Dampus is our route today, we are heading back to Pokhara but we make a turn to Dampus, amazing Himalayas view and stunning place ,we have lunch at Kusma and continue to Dhampus, curving but paved and Offroad, for an easy final three hours. Overnight at Hotel Paradise View in Dhampus.
Dampus to Tansen
Wake up to the amazing early morning view ! we get back to the road and reach Pokhara where we stop for the lunch, keep going from the Highway to Tansen, nice ride full of curves and funny to ride, crossing villages and amazing gorges and mountain view, we reach Tansen, we visit Shree Amar Narayan Temple and other areas, enjoy the small town of Tansen, overnight in Srinagar Hotel and relax .
Tansen to Lumbini
Today is a short ride of only 50 kmts but that actually takes 5 hours due road conditions, we reach the summit of our tour …Lumbini, the Birthplace of Lord Bhuda, not a tourist destination but a place of reflection and absolute peace, we hang our around the Town and go to the most special place, Mayadevi Temple, the exact sport where Lord Bhuda born and other amazing places, there is too much to see…overnight near the sacred place in a nearby town Hotel Ananda Inn.
Lumbini to Chitwan
Today we ride full Highway, a 140 kmts ride that is mostly a straight line, crossing the Jungle and the Tharu Village of Chitwan, we reach our destination The Chitwan National Park where our safari adventure is waiting of us the next day, we spend the evening in Sauraha at Hotel Royal Safari.
Chitwan Natinoal Park
Chitwan Safari and other activities Today we go to Safari and any other related activities…meet the Rhinos and Elephants. Enjoy the Free Day and the Jeep Ride around the Jungle hunting for the Bengal Tigers.
Chitwan to Bandipur
A nice morning coffe in the Jungle before departing to Bandipur, a 90 kmts ride to most important Newari Old Settlement, Himalayan view and other fantastic experiences are waiting for us in this important historic town, located in the middle of Kathmandu and Pokhara this town will be a unforgettable memory.Overnight at Depche Village Resort.
Bandipur to Pokhara Via Begnaslake
Today we complete our ride back to Pokhara via Begnas Lake, the road is paved with beautiful scenic mountain views. Begnas Lake is smaller than Phewa Lake, more remote and tranquil. We continue our ride back to Pokhara Lakeside, ending with a group dinner in the evening with traditional Nepali food and dance performances… End of the Tour and Farewell Party.Overnight at Hotel Balcony.
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