Muktinath Guided Off Road Motorcycle Tours Nepal

28 March – 7 April 2019 (Fully Booked)   &   29 Sept – 9 October 2019

11 days, approx 505 miles/812 km

This trip is most suitable for those with off-road riding experience, as 70% of the riding will be off-road. Non-riders are welcome to join the tour and can travel in a jeep.
Riding north-west from Kathmandu we will take the back routes to the beautiful lakeside town of Pokhara and then ride between the Annapurna mountain range onto the barren high planes of the Himalayas.  You will ride to hot springs, through the deepest gorge in the world and up to an altitude of 14,764ft.

Trip Highlights:

  • Deepest gorge in the world
  • Beautiful lakeside town of Pokhara
  • Hot water springs
  • 70% off-road riding

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 Muktinath Guided Off Road Motorcycle Tours Nepal Map

Day 1) Kathmandu – 5* HotelKathmandu on our guided off road motorcycle tour to Muktinath, Nepal

Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan Airport – airport pick up and hotel transfer. There will be the opportunity for exploration of the ancient city in your own time. Briefing in the evening at 6pm for the long trip ahead and introduction to and familiarisation with your dirt bikes. You will receive duffel bags for re-packing – your own suitcases can be left with us in our office.

Day 2) Gorkha: 3* Hotel

This morning there will be a brunch to fuel ourselves before setting out on the bikes in the late morning. We’ll begin venturing outside of the Kathmandu valley towards Gorkha, the land of the Gurkhas.  We leave the beautiful mountain highway to travel upwards towards Gorkha and recuperate in the fresh air and with a warm welcome from Gorkha Gaun Resort. 146km

Pokhara on our Muktinath Guided Off Road Motorcycle Tours NepalDay 3) Pokhara: 4* Hotel

Back on the highway today – there will be some great views of the alpine   scenery as we head along road, but if you want to take it in, make sure to stop your bike first as you never know what’s round the corner when riding in Nepal! It’ll be hot as the road takes us down into the river valley. Arriving in Pokhara will be a spectacular experience, it’sa tourist town like no other. The mountains lie before your eyes with the white and glistening peaks reflected in the waters of Lake Phewa around which the town sits. There will be time for a boat ride to the lake’s temple and to say some prayers to guide us safely on our way to Muktinath. To get to our hotel tonight we have to go on a raft pulled across the lake by a rope. Fishtail Lodge is in a unique location situated on a peninsula on Lake Phewa, a scenic base for a short stay in the town. 112km

Day 4) Tatopani: Lodge

guided off road motorcycle tour to Muktinath, NepalNow we’re really getting into the mountains, and we’ll start hitting the dirt tracks, which of course are no problem on our bikes. You’ll get amazing views of the Annapurna range of mountains all along the way so make sure your cameras are charged today. Kali Gandaki Gorge is the deepest gorge in the world, which we’ll be riding beside and through. This is an amazing and dramatic ride as there’s waterfalls to pass by and caves to spot. The climate becomes more and more like a high-altitude desert and is likened to the high Tibetan plateau. We’ll enjoy the natural hot springs this evening to rejuvenate ourselves for the mountain ride the next day. 124km

Day 5) Muktinath Marpha: Lodge

This is the big day where we’ll be heading to the ultimate destination in Nepal – Muktinath, which is the name of the temple where people pray to achieve Mukti, or enlightenment. There are 108 freezing cold water spouts which if you run through them will cleanse you of all your sins! We’ll ride back down to the picturesque white-washed village of Marpha to rest for the night and have their famous apple juice and apple pie . 50km

Day 6) Muktinath 

We will ride further north into the mountains on some dirt tracks to explore a bit higher up before returning for a second night in our mountain lodge.

Day 7) Tatopani: Lodgeguided off road motorcycle tour to Muktinath, Nepal

We head back swiftly today, as awaiting us are hot springs to relax in for the rest of the day. Going back the same route, you won’t be tired of the amazing ride and the scenery of the Kali Gandaki Gorge and the Annapurna mountain range around you. 76km

Day 8) Pokhara: 4* Hotel

Once back in Pokhara you’ll be glad for a bit of comfort again at Fishtail Lodge. If there’s time this afternoon, Pokhara holds many attractions, including the World Peace Stupa, the International Mountain Museum and the unforgettable sunset from the top of Sarangkot hill. 100km

Day 9) Gorkha: 3* Hotel

We explore more mountain roads and small villages as we return along the valley towards kathmandu

Day 10) Kathmandu: 5* Hotel

Today we’ll be back on the Prithvi Highway all the way to Kathmandu, this will be a fantastic and chaotic ride as we’ll try and make it back before sunset. Many twists and turns and every now and then a broken section lay ahead for us to enjoy. 204km

Day 11) Sightseeing & DepartureSightseeing on our guided off road motorcycle tour to Muktinath, Nepal

Free day for departures – airport drop off.



Bikes used on this trip are the Honda CRF250L. For those wanting an even smaller and lighter bike we can also offer a Suzuki DR200 or a Reiju 200 (Click here for more details). Riding will be on dirt roads. Some off-road riding experience is necessary for this tour, which is not suitable for riding with a pillion.  However, non-riding partners are very welcome to join the tour and can ride in a jeep (see below). All tours are guided and fully supported with a back-up vehicle to carry luggage, a mechanic and a cook where necessary. The tour involves a mixture of lodges and 4* OR 5* hotels.

Muktinath guided off road motorcycle tours Nepal prices:

Per person     2019
1 people, 1 bike, share room:      £3275
1 person, 1 bike, single room*:      £3695

By Jeep: Add £240.00 each to applicable cost

*Please note that in some locations a single room may not be available

 Includes: Bike rental, fuel, all meals and soft drinks, all accommodation, entrance fees, Nepali & British guides, support vehicle and all transfers

A Note on Riding Gear

Click here for more guidance on what to wear when riding in Nepal

A Note on Weather:

You can expect clear blue skies on this trip. It will be warm in the valleys and colder as we ascend up. The climate can be unpredictable due to the location in the mountains, but the best dates for the Muktinath guided off road motorcycle tours Nepal have been selected with this in mind.


Average for April


Average for October

How to Book

A deposit of £300 per bike is required if you reserve your place more than 24 weeks before the tour starts.  50% of the tour price is to be paid 24 weeks before the tour starts and the balance is paid 12 weeks before the tour starts.

Please note that HVT & Ride Nepal reserve the right to route the tour to suit weather conditions or other issues that may affect the chosen route.  All mileages are approximate.

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