10. Cycling from Lhasa to Kathmandu

This is one of the dream trip of a cyclist to Follow the Friendship Highway between the historical cities of two countries – Kathmandu, Nepal & Tibet, China through some of the most amazing landscape on Earth.

This is a high altitude expedition style trip passing small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks.

Highlights: cycling beneath the towering north face of Everest, riding over 5000m altitude, cultural city of Lhasa, medieval city of Kathmandu, ancient monasteries and ethnic villages.

Best Seasons: May and Sep

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9. Mountainbiking around classic Annapurna Circuit Trail.

You may think – is this possible? Have people done it? Yes, they have. However, this is only for serious mountain bikers with great physical fitness due to 90% off road riding (also involves carrying bike ).

The gentle inclines and well maintained trails make this one of the best ways to get into the heart of the Himalayas on a Mountain Bike. The best of biking and trekking combined, but as progression develops the trail to bring amenities to the remote villages, the way is becoming more and more bike friendly and will certainly offer us the experience of a life time. The route takes us around the massive Annapurna range and back into the Pokhara Valley, passing between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna massifs. The ride is technical and highly challenging and is a journey that we will never forget.

Maximum alittude reached is 5416 meters at Thoron La pass.

Best season – Mid Sep- Mid Nov, Mid Mar-Mid May.

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