motor bike tour Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour

Group Discount
Price
$1200 per person
Duration
8 Days
Destination
Nepal
Travellers
1+
  • Website : https://www.himalayanadventuretreks.com/
  • Contact Person : Bhagwat Simkhada
  • WhatsApp : +977- 9851138875
  • Address : Thamel, Marg Kathmandu
  • Email : info@himalayanadventuretreks.com
Max Altitude:
3210
Arrival City:
Kathmandu
Departure City:
Kathmandu
Activity:
Motorbike Tour
Route :
Pokhara, Ghorepani
Group Size :
1-16
Tour Customize :
On Request
Trip Grade :
Easy
Best Season:
Feb-May/ Sept-Nov

Highlights

  • Enjoy the Gurung culture, traditions, and lifestyle.
  • The majestic scenery of the Annapurna, Gangapurna, and Hiunchuli Himalayas.
  • Prosperous biodiversity of the lower regions in Annapurna Conservation Area.
  • Ride across the off-road tracks in the Ghorepani vicinity.

What's included

Destination

Ghorepani and Poonhill are two iconic tourist destinations in Nepal. Dominated by Himalayan views and serene trails, these locations are ideal for tours and treks. On a similar note, Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour includes the natural and cultural beauty of western Nepal. Also, the tour adds a certain level of thrill on the off-road tracks that run through beautiful Gurung villages. Similarly, the motorbike tour explores their rich Gurung heritage and lifestyle.

The trip starts in Kathmandu, where you make initial preparations for the bike tour. Then, you follow the Prithvi Highway to Pokhara, which takes about 6 hours. As Mt. Machhapuchhre (6997m) welcomes you to the city, explore around and have fun. Then, you ride to Tatopani the next day and begin on the off-road trails.

Next, Ghorepani is the stop on the tour where you can enjoy the Gurung culture in the backdrop of the Annapurna Mountains. Similarly, explore the local museum and soak in the ethnic traditions for the day. Next, Poonhill is the final stop on tour. It is a renowned viewpoint that offers a sublime panorama of the Himalayas and natural scenery. Lastly, an off-road ride back to Pokhara brings the trip to a close.

The motorbike tour to Ghorepani Poonhill follows a moderate route. While the roads in Kathmandu and Pokhara are pitched, the hillside trails are off-road. Thus, bikers need to have a fair bit of expertise in bike riding for this tour. Similarly, the months from September to December and February to May are ideal for the tour.

About us

At Himalayan Adventure Treks, we pride ourselves on being able to offer the finest travel experience to our clients. We have a huge variation of trips across Nepal, along with many other services. Also, you can make apt changes and modify the trips to your liking.

  • Itinerary
  • Detail Itinerary
  • Services
  • Notes
  • Gears
  • Trip Dates
  • Review

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

Day 02: Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B)

Day 03: Ride from Pokhara to Tatopani (95 km) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 04: Ride from Tatopani to Ghorepani (20 km) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)

Day 05: Ride from Ghorepani to Pokhara via Poonhill (115 km) 7-8 hours. (B/L)

Day 06: Explore Pokhara Valley. (B)

Day 07: Ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B/D)

Day 08: Departure to Airport. (B)

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
  • Day 02: Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B)
  • Day 03: Ride from Pokhara to Tatopani (95 km) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 04: Ride from Tatopani to Ghorepani (20 km) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)
  • Day 05: Ride from Ghorepani to Pokhara via Poonhill (115 km) 7-8 hours. (B/L)
  • Day 06: Explore Pokhara Valley. (B)
  • Day 07: Ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B/D)
  • Day 08: Departure to Airport. (B)
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.

Your arrival in Kathmandu will be marked by landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). A company representative of Himalayan Adventure Treks & Tours will receive you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening you can meet the participants and the tour members. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B)

After Breakfast drive to Pokhara. It is 6 hours drive from Kathmandu. Pokhara is a remarkable place of natural beauty, situated at an altitude of 900m above sea level and 210 km west of Kathmandu valley.

On the way we can also visit the Manakamana Temple which is the most popular Hindu temple. You can enjoy the great view of the Manaslu and Ganesh Himal ranges. with a beautiful landscape.

The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambiance of peace and magic. Check-in hotel. Enjoy walking along the bank of Phewa Lake in the evening, admiring the stunning reflection of the Fish Tail Peak in the blue Phewa Lake's water.

Day 03: Ride from Pokhara to Tatopani (95 km) 5-6 hours. (B/L/D)

The second day of the ride is adventurous enough as we hit the narrow mountainous Highway (pitch+Gravel Road) from Pokhara towards the small town Beni, tucked at the confluence of the Kaligandaki River. The ride is full of natural wonders. The raging Mardi River that flows right below the road always warns riders to be extra careful. The lush vegetation and cascading waterfalls throughout please your eyes.

Beyond Beni, the ride goes along the challenging rugged mountainous terrain. It also caters to the magnificence of the Himalayas dominated by Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and Fishtail from the section of the ride that begins at famous stopover point Tatopani. Where we can relax in a natural hot spring.

Day 04: Ride from Tatopani to Ghorepani (20 km) 3-4 hours. (B/L/D)

The off-road trail began through the pun village with beautiful rhododendron tree, forest, landscape & terraces. There is a bird chirping & welcoming the guest to their area. We will pass through the British Gorkha training center villages like Shikha, Ghara finally reaches the top of Ghorepani village (2860m). We can enjoy the amazing view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Dhampus peak, Gangapurna, and many more mountains.

Day 05: Ride from Ghorepani to Pokhara via Poonhill (115 km) 7-8 hours. (B/L)

Early morning walk up to Poon hill 3210m for an amazing sunrise walk less than one hour. Poon hill is one of the best breathtaking panorama viewpoints in Nepal. We can see the Dhauligiri to Manaslu ranges including the famous Mountain Machhapurche "Fishtail".

Return to Hotel has breakfast then start our ride. The first part of the road going down to reach Chitre village, Cross the few Lodge, Guesthouse, continues drive to reach Sikha. The trail heading down all the way to Ghara's small village. Crossing the Durbin Danda (the hill of best view) steeply down to reach Kaligandaki river bank. It is also called Ghar Khola, then continue our ride all the to Pokhara.

Day 06: Explore Pokhara Valley. (B)

Today, we will ride to the major highlights of Pokhara. We begin the motorbike sightseeing tour, with the ride to Davis Fall, Gupteshowar Cave, and Tibetan refugee camp. Then we ride to the hilltop Sarangkot, which caters to exceedingly beautiful and widespread views of the Himalayas. Sarangkot is also the hub of aerial adventure and hence if you have desires to give it a try at Paragliding go ahead at Sarangkot. Riding down the road that penetrates lush vegetation we arrive back at Lakeside. Enjoy the delicious lunch and then resume the exploration of Pokhara.

Day 07: Ride from Pokhara to Kathmandu (210 km) 5-6 hours. (B/D)

The final day of the “Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour” takes numerous twists and turns on the Prithvi Highway that stretches right above rushing Himalayan Rivers most of the time all the way to the Nepalese capital, Kathmandu. Rural culture, river landscapes blended with forested land are the major highlights of the last day ride.

Evening you can do shopping in Thamel for your friends & family. Evening farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.

Day 08: Departure to Airport. (B)

A representative from Himalayan Adventure Treks and Tours will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

What’s included?

  • Airport pickup drop by private vehicle.
  • Two Nights 3* hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • Two Nights 3* hotel in Pokhara with Breakfast.
  • Royal Enfield 350cc with petrol (Trip cost will be changed if you have a different choice of bike).
  • Petrol, Basic tools & Spares.
  • Lunch Dinner and breakfast during the tour.
  • National Park Permit (ACAP).
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses on a twin-sharing basis during the tour.
  • An experienced, helpful, and friendly Guide.
  •  Travel and rescue arrangements.
  •   Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary paper works.
  • Last Night’s farewell dinner at an authentic Nepalese restaurant with a cultural performance.

What’s excluded?

  • Expenses of personal nature like drinks, mineral water, phone calls, etc.
  • Entrance fee in Pokhara.

About Country 

Popularly recognized worldwide for its majestic sky-dominating peaks, Nepal is one of the most sought-after nations for trekking and other adventure activities. This tiny Himalayan nation is home to eight of the world’s tallest peaks, including Mt. Everest (8848.86m)- the highest mountain in the world. Moreover, the rugged and rural trekking trails to the massifs along the dense forest which is filled with exotic floras and faunas instills excitement and adventures in the travelers. However, traveling to Nepal is not only about the mountains and natural beauty. Unraveling the beauty that lies in the old monuments, palaces, and temples. Nepal has a diverse array of cultures, traditions, languages, and history which are reflected in the lifestyle of the people.

Key Facts 

Location: Nepal is located in South Asia; between two great giants the Republic of China to the north and India to the south, east, and west.

Geography:  A landlocked country, Nepal is divided into three geographical regions, namely, the Himalayas, the Hills, and the Terai.

Capital: The capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu.

Area: The total area of Nepal is 147,181sq km.

Population: The current population of Nepal is 29 million.

Political system: Nepal is a federal republic country with a multi-party system.

Major religion: Nepal is a secular state but the majority of people follow Hinduism, followed by Buddhism and Christianity.

Time zone: The time zone of Nepal is GMT +5:45.

Official Language: The official language of Nepal is Nepali.

Working hours: The working hours in Nepal are from 10 am to 5 pm.

Electricity: Currently, all the major cities have electricity while the electricity supply in some rural areas is limited. The standard voltage of electricity in Nepal is 220V.

Visa Information 

All tourists visiting Nepal except tourists from India should have a valid passport and visa. An On-Arrival visa to enter can be obtained at the Tribhuvan International Airport or any other land entry/exit points at the Nepal-Tibet and Nepal-India border. During the peak season, there will be a long line of tourists here trying to get their visas. So, to avoid the endless waiting you should visit the nearest Nepalese diplomatic missions stationed in your country before your arrival.

An On-Arrival Tourist Visa costs USD 30 for 15 days, USD 50 for 30 days, and USD 125 for 90 days. Find more information regarding the updated visa fees at http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/post/notice-regarding-visa-fee-updates.

You can also extend your visa within a valid period which will cost you USD 3 per day. However, if you are visiting Nepal from SAARC countries you don’t have to pay visa fees as gratis fee or free visa is applicable for 100 days. Regarding information about tourist visas, you can head to the information on the official website of the Department of Immigration at http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/page/tourist-visa.

How to reach the country

Nepal is very well accessible via air, rail, and road. Tribhuvan International Airport is the only international airport and the entry point for those arriving by air. Nepal Airlines is the main operator in the nation. Other international airlines here are Air Arabia, Air Asia, Etihad airlines, Fly Dubai, Jet Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Silk Air, and Thai air. The rail and road service can only be used by those arriving from India.

In terms of land transport, there are several land entry/exit points at the Nepal-Tibet and Nepal-India borders. Kerung and Kodari are the entry/exit points at the Nepal-Tibet border whereas

Janakpur-Jainagar railway is the sole railway that connects Nepal with India, several buses connect Delhi and Kathmandu.

Popular destinations to visit 

There are many places you can visit in Nepal. Nepal is not only gifted with natural beauty but it is also culturally rich which means there are many heritages and sites you can visit. Kathmandu Valley is the first and foremost destination that you should not miss out on. The seven UNESCO world heritage sites in the valley, namely, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Changunarayan.

Other places you must visit while in Nepal are Pokhara, Chitwan, and Lumbini. Pokhara is a scenic lake city, located 6 hours’ drive away from Kathmandu city. There you will be able to enjoy the serene and peaceful nature with the Annapurna ranges in the backdrop. Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, is a historic destination whereas the Chitwan National Park is a natural haven for exotic flora and fauna. Both of these are also enlisted as world heritage sites by UNESCO. Palpa, Bandipur, Bardia National Park, and Ilam are some of the popular destinations.

As for trekking and mountaineering activities, Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Manaslu, Upper Mustang, and Dolpo regions are some of the most popular ones in Nepal.

Internet and Communication in the country

You do not have to worry about not getting communication service or Internet service in Nepal. In recent years, the internet and communication services have drastically progressed and developed. While in the major cities and tourist destinations, you can use free Wi-Fi including many of the cafes and restaurants. Similarly, almost every hotel and some public areas provide Wi-Fi services. However, Wi-Fi is not always available in remote areas in the Himalayas and rural Hilly regions.

In such situations, a cellular connection is the best option for both Internet access and communication. NTC and Ncell at two of the biggest telecommunication corporations and offer sim cards with various packages at a reasonable price. These service providers have a wide reach over many parts of Nepal. You will easily be able to purchase any sim card with your passport or identity card.

Local currency and foreign exchange  

While in Nepal, you should use Nepali rupees (NRs) which is also the official currency of Nepal. You can easily exchange your currency into the Nepalese Rupee at the Tribhuvan International Airport or the exchange counters and banks around the major cities. Also, the major cities like Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan, and Lumbini have a great availability of banks and ATMs. However, their availability becomes quite scarce when you head to the Himalayas and remote areas.

So, it is best if the travelers perform all their money-related activities while they are in the major cities.

Weather and climate 

The climate in Nepal varies according to altitude and the current season. The lowland of the Terai region in the southern part of the country is very hot and humid during the summer. The temperature there can get as high as 45 degrees Celsius. The middle part is also known as the hilly region has a pleasant and bearable climate all year long. However, in winter the nights and early mornings can get quite chilly. The Himalayan region is the northernmost part of the country and is above 3300m. This region usually has alpine climatic conditions and during the winter season, it experiences adverse weather conditions.

Nepal generally has four seasons, namely, spring, summer, autumn, and winter. The spring here means every part of the country has flowers blooming and summer means a lot of humidity and rainfall. While the autumn is neither too hot nor too cold and the skies are always clear. The winter season brings snow in the Himalayan region and some parts of the hilly region as well. Finally, during the monsoon season, the entire country experiences heavy rainfall except in the rain shadow areas of Upper Dolpo and Mustang.

People, culture, and festivals

Nepalese are known to be one of the kindest people all over the world. With a smile on everyone’s face, you will be warmly welcomed and greeted. The word “Namaste” is used while they join their hands together which means a respectful greeting. Nepal is a culturally rich country with many different castes, languages, and traditions. The diverse culture and tradition result in many different festivals celebrated all around the nation. The major festivals celebrated are Dashain, Tihar, Holi, Sonam Losar, Gyalpo Losar, and many more. Especially in Newari settlements, people celebrate many colorful and radiant festivals. You will be able to experience wonderful and lifelong memory if you visit Nepal during the time of festivals.

Riders Skill:

The riders must be skilled enough to ride a Motorbike and must have international licenses. The ride must have knowledge about the international traffic rules and must be capable enough to ride in an unfamiliar terrain which little knowledge about mechanics.

Suitable bike of Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour:

The most suitable bike for this tour is Honda CRF 250/ Royal Enfield Himalaya 411/ Royal Enfield classic 350. Only some of the part is off-road so we can use any of the above option bikes on this trip as our budget.

Best season for Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour:

The best season always makes the trip memorable so the best season for Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour is from March to May and October to December. The month of January and February feel a bit cold in this region & June, July August is raining season.

Riding Gears:

Bikes are the most dangerous means of transport on the planet. Off-road bike tours can be both adventurous and challenging at the same time. Proper riding gear helps to minimize the risk of getting serious injuries and helps to protect your body.

  • Dual sports off-road Helmet
  • Spy Goggles
  • Off-road Boots
  • Knee Pads
  • Motocross Gloves
  • Kidney Belt
  • Neck Brace
  • off-road suits

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Start Date End Date Availability Cost Status Booking
October 10, 2021 October 17, 2021 8 Pax USD $1150 Guaranteed
October 24, 2021 October 31, 2021 8 Pax USD $1150 Guaranteed
November 7, 2021 November 14, 2021 8 Pax USD $1150 Guaranteed
November 19, 2021 November 26, 2021 8 Pax USD $1150 Guaranteed

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Ghorepani Poonhill Motorbike Tour

Price
$1200 per person
Duration
8 Days
Destination
Nepal
Travellers
1+