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Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Tour

With the average altitude of about four thousand kilometers, Tibet has become the hot tourist destination for travelers in the world. Many international tourists travel to Tibet as results of the mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, charming natural scenery, and unique traditional culture. Located in the southwest of Tibet, Nepal is also a hot nation for most travelers. Because of the complex geography between Nepal and Tibet, cycling from Lhasa to Kathmandu is a thrilling tour. Here, I’d like to introduce a classic itinerary of Lhasa to Kathmandu mountain bike tour.

Day One: Kathmandu Arrival

When you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, the local tour guide will pick you up and drive to your hotel immediately. The day is free for you. Have a good rest.

Day Two: Kathmandu Tour

Today you will have one day tour in Kathmandu.

Attractions: Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath, Swayambunath, and Buddha Nath.

Day Three: Lhasa Arrival

In the morning, you will take a direct flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu. If the weather is fine, you can see the stunning peak of Mt Everest. When you arrive in Lhasa, the local tour guide will take you to the hotel. The day is free for you.

Attractions: Mt Everest

Day Four: Lhasa Tour

Lhasa is a must-see city in Tibet. Today you will have one day tour in Lhasa city. You can visit some famous Tibetan attractions.

Attractions: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street

Day Five: Lhasa Tour  

Your tour guide will guide you to visit some other places in Lhasa city. In the morning, you will visit the Summer Palace – Norbulingka Park. Then, you will be taken to visit the splendid Drepung Monastery. After lunch, your tour guide will take you to witness the hot Buddhism Debate in Sera Monastery.

Attractions:Norbulingka Park, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery.

Day Six: Cycling to Chusul from Lhasa

After several days’ acclimation to the high altitude sickness, you can start your real cycling tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Start from Drepung Monastery, and arrive in  Chusul.

Day Seven: Cycling to Nagatse from Chusul

Attractions along the way: Kamba La Pass, and Yamdrok Lake.

Day Eight: Cycling to Gyantse from Nagatse

Attractions along the way: Karol La Pass, Palcho Monastery, Kumbum Stupa, and Gyantse Dzong.

Day Nine: Cycling to Shigatse from Gyantse

Attractions along the way: Tashilunpo Monastery

Day Ten: Shigatse Tour

Attractions in Shigatse: Tashilhunpo monastery, and Everest Base Camp.

Day Eleven: Cycling to Lhatse from Shigatse

Attractions along the way: Tra La and Tsuo La Pass

Day Twelve: Cycling to Shegar from Lhatse

Attractions along the way: Mt Everest, Friendship Highway

Day Thirteen: Cycling to Tashi Zom from Shegar

Attractions along the way: Pang La Pass, Himalayas, Rongbuk Valley.

Day Fourteen: Cycling to Rongbuk from Tashi Zom

Attractions along the way: Mt Everest’s North Face, Rongbuk Monastery.

Day Fifteen: Rongbuk Tour

Attractions: Everest Base Camp,

Day Sixteen: Cycling to Tingri from Rongbuk

Attractions along the way: Nam La pass, Cho Oyu.

Day Seventeen: Cycling to Nyalam from Tingri

Attractions along the way: Lalung La Pass, Shung La Pass, and Shishipangma.

Day Eighteen: Cycling to Dhulikhel from Nyalam

Attractions along the way: Friendship Bridge

Day Nineteen: Cycling to Kathmandu from Dhulikhel

Attractions along the way: Kathmandu Valley, Durbar square

Day Twenty: Kathmandu Departure

Your Lhasa to Kathmandu mountain bike tour comes to an end. Your tour guide will help you departure the flight.

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