- 3800 meters / 12464 feet
- Tea house - Hotel
- April to October
- In Person
- English+Any upon request
Like Tibetan plateau – Upper Mustang region is regarded as rain shadow zone. It does not rain in the Upper Mustang region even while rest of Nepal face flooding and landslides during monsoon season. This is why Upper mustang has been a famous choice for those who has holidays in June, July and August.
One of the boarder of Nepal to China via Kora La, this is one of the major trade route to Nepal China in near future. Wide change of landscape and the scenery difference with rest of Nepal makes everyone astonished.
As connected to near Tibet this zone of Nepal is different from rest of Nepal geography and people, culture, tradition and the life of people here is stunning.
With no reservation; scenery of Upper Mustang region is awesome. Deserted landscape mixed with snow capped mountains has made this region of Nepal; more interesting.
Dhaulagiri range can be seen behind the deserted mountains. Brown hills in front of White himalayas is real.
As the view of the sea and snow together is not normal – view seen upper mustang is rare and extraordinary. Upper mustang motorbike tour starts from Kathmandu and rides along beautiful city of Pokhara, Jomsom; thus the scenery of the landscape is versatile.
Local houses are Thatched – villagers wearing traditional dress looks quite interesting. Hospitality of the region is different from rest of Nepal, so the people are. Cultural aspect of upper mustang is not less interesting as its landscape.
How is the road condition for motorbike tour to Upper Mustang?
After crossing Kagbeni village (kagbeni is the boarder in between Upper and lower Mustang region); the road is more adventurous. Off road ride, thick pile of dry mud and stones in some places makes upper mustang motorbike tour as an adventure holiday in Nepal. Looking at the present road condition dirt bikes are prefered for this trip.
Road is mostly wide and there are plenty of villages in between the destinations. Tea houses and small restaurants along the riding route to upper mustang is bright side of riding towards Lo mantang. Lo is the last village of Upper Mustang motorbike tour. However – you can ride all the way till the boarder gate in between Nepal and China.
Our Motorbike tour to Upper Mustang from Kathmandu a pitched road to Pokhara & bumpy road kicks you from Beni and onward. Road in between Pokhara and Beni is okay for our bikes. Although you will see many locals using normal bike imported from China as they are cheaper but we recommend using dirt bikes. These kind of bike are helpful because of the suspension and for this diversified off road where you need stability on your two wheels of ride.
Apart from the muddy roads rocky trail and cliff crossings during the ride adds adventure on ride. You need to have good experience of riding and need to be flexible with skill to ride any type of bike with a driving license. It is not that mandatory for you to have experience riding in off roads. But off road riding will ease your riding adventure.
If you are looking for a cruise ride – Upper mustang might not be an option for you. But Lower mustang motorbike can fill the gap for comfortable riders.