Nepal Motorbike Tour - 10 days

Nepal Motorbike Tour - 10 days

The diverse landscape of Nepal, the towering peaks in the background, and the incredible scenery make Nepal one of the best destinations for motorbike tours in the world. The Nepal Motorbike Tour package offers a great adventure on motorbike, exploring the highway to major places like Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Chitwan, a world heritage–listed reserve and Pokhara, a popular tourist hub in Nepal.

Nepal Motorcycle Tour is meticulously designed by motorcyclists with years of experience in the Nepal highway and remote areas. This itinerary covers 3 prominent places in Nepal, including full-day sightseeing in Kathmandu, Pokhara, and jungle activities in Chitwan National Park. Hop on a legendary Royal Enfield with essential motorcycle accessories and explore the major highway in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

  • On a motorcycle, explore the popular touristy places of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square complex.
  • Participate in several jungle safari activities in Chitwan National Park, spot rare wildlife species like one-horned rhinoceros and the royal Bengal tiger, and enjoy a canoeing ride.
  • Admire majestic views of mountains like Annapurna Massif, Langtang, Ganesh, Jugal, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre along the tour.
  • Enjoy a wildlife safari at Chitwan National Park. 
  • Visit Lumbini, one of the sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites, and discover a trove of spiritual, cultural, and historical treasures.
  • Explore beautifully preserved Bandipur town, and gain insight into the traditional Newari culture

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 Test ride to Nagarkot, Changu Narayan and Bhaktapur (35km)
Day 3 Kathmandu to Bandipur via Gorkha- (200km)
Day 4 Ride to Pokhara (76km.)
Day 5 Full-day sightseeing at Pokhara
Day 6 Ride to Lumbini from Pokhara (200km.)
Day 7 Visit Lumbini garden, then drive to Chitwan (175km.)
Day 8 Full sightseeing day, Wildlife safari activities in Chitwan
Day 9 Ride to Kathmandu via Daman (180km.)
Day 10 Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Our representative will receive you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. Meet your adventure team at the pre-trip meeting held later in the day. A briefing by your team leader on your motorcycle tour will follow. Later, head to the lively tourist hub of Thamel. We recommend you schedule your arrival in Kathmandu in the morning or during the day to enable you to attend the group briefing. After the meeting, you can take a stroll around Thamel.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Test ride to Nagarkot, Changu Narayan and Bhaktapur (35km)

Changunarayan temple Changunarayan temple

Today you will test ride to Nagarkot to ensure you are ready for a motorcycle tour. You will test a bike on a variety of roads through the beautiful road to Nagarkot, Changu Narayan, and Bhaktapur. The route will be pre-planned to let you ride for a good few hours. This will help you make sure that the bike is comfortable and you are ready for the days ahead.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Bandipur via Gorkha- (200km)

bandipur bandipur

Get ready to enjoy pleasant ride on the Kathmandu-Pokhara highway, one of the busiest highways in Nepal. It takes you around 5 hours to reach Bandipur from Kathmandu. Beginning from Thamel, the road leads to Kalanki and Thankot Check Post. Leaving Thankot, you will experience steep down ride to Naubise. Gear up to reach Malekhu and continue to Kuringtar. The next destination is Dumre, and the final is Bandipur.

Overnight in Bandipur

Day 4
Ride to Pokhara (76km.)

Enjoy delicious morning breakfast in Bandipur, and gear up for a short ride to Pokhara, and in just 3 hours, you will reach Pokhara. It is approximately 75km from Bandipur to Pokhara. Ride along the Trisuli river and enjoy the scenery, like rice patios roaring past the beautiful villages. You can stop for lunch at roadside eateries along the way to Pokhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, you will rest at the hotel in Pokhara.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 5
Full-day sightseeing at Pokhara

Today you will be visiting Pokhara's various attractions. Take a boat ride across Phewa Lake and visit the shrine of goddess Barahi. Davis Falls, Gupteshwor Cave, and International Mountain Museum are among the major highlights for today. Take a 20 minutes’ drive from Baidam to Begnas Lake, where you can take a boat ride. It is similar to Phewa Lake, with greenery surrounding the lake. Make sure to try the local Thakali meal set to excite your taste buds.

Overnight in Pokhara

Day 6
Ride to Lumbini from Pokhara (200km.)

Lumbini Maya Devi Temple, Lumbini

The destination of the day is Lumbini, one of the holiest places in Nepal and a UNESCO world heritage site in Nepal. Ride on for 120km, around 3 to 4 hours, and you will reach Tansen. The winding roadways will be an amazing experience for you. Advance toward Butwal, and ride for around 40km to reach Lumbini. In your leisure, you can visit Mayadevi Temple and the Ashoka Temple.

Overnight in Lumbini

Day 7
Visit Lumbini garden, then drive to Chitwan (175km.)

Visit Lumbini garden, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. It's a place of tranquility. Later on, drive to Chitwan, covering at least 175km. Enjoy your ride on the roads flat roads flanked by dried brownfields. It shouldn't take you more than 5 hours to reach Chitwan. You can freshen up and stroll around Chitwan to admire Chitwan's greenery.

Overnight in Chitwan

Day 8
Full sightseeing day, Wildlife safari activities in Chitwan

Wake up early and prepare for an adventurous jungle safari in Chitwan National Park. The jungle safari can be via jeep and back. For a richer experience, a Jeep safari is recommended. Today is your chance to encounter the endangered one-horned rhinoceros, the Royal Bengal Tiger, and a host of endangered flora and fauna. You also visit the Elephant Breeding Centre, where you will meet mother elephants with their calves. In the evening you can enjoy a Tharu cultural program.

Overnight in Chitwan.

Day 9
Ride to Kathmandu via Daman (180km.)

On the 9th day, you will ride back to Kathmandu. You will ride through Daman, covering a total distance of 180km. The highway to Kathmandu via Daman boasts good road condition. Upon reaching Kathmandu, head to your hotel, relax and rest. If you have enough time, you can stroll along the street of Thamel area and buy souvenir for your friends and family.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 10
Final Departure

Lastly, it is time to depart from Nepal. We will drive you to the airport well on time to catch your homeward-bound flight.  If you wish to continue the tour to other cities, let your guide know about the same, so that we can organize it for you.

What's Included

  • Airport pick up & drop off service in a private vehicle
  • 4-star accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as itinerary
  • 3-star deluxe accommodation in Pokhara and Bandipur with breakfast
  • 4-star deluxe accommodation in Chitwan with breakfast, lunch and dinner with all program
  • 3-star deluxe accommodation in Lumbini with breakfast
  • Royal Enfield 500cc bike (rent) provided during the tour as per the itinerary
  • Fuel provides throughout the tour, basic tools and spare part during tour
  • During the tour, experience 1 Mechanic and 1 Road captain to lead the way
  • 1 Support van throughout the trip
  • One Highly experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, trained in first-aid Tour Leader (Guide)
  • Staff cost including their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment etc.
  • All jungle activities included in Chitwan (Bird watching, visit Elephant breeding center, Tharu cultural program, Canoe ride, Elephant bathing, Elephant safari or Jeep safari)
  • National Park permits, all necessary entry fee for temple and monuments as per itinerary
  • First Aid kit, Pulse Oximeter and essential medicines (Paracetamol, Diamox etc.) carried by the tour Leader
  • Professional English-speaking, government licensed local tour guide for sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Third Party Insurance of Bike which can protect the any accident and damage during trip
  • Souvenirs - Third Rock Adventures’ T-shirt
  • All Local and Government taxes, administrative charges

What's not Included

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival or late departure. USD 75 / 85 Per night for single/double room. This price includes breakfast and all taxes.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Lumbini and Bandipur
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Travel and medical insurance of client
  • Domestic and International flights
  • Tips for guide, driver, road captain and mechanics (tipping is expected)
  • Any unseen expenses due to circumstances beyond our control
  • We always suggested rider to bring their own helmet

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