Detailed Itinerary

Welcome to the enduro adventure of a lifetime! The Manang District of the Annapurna Ranges, Nepal, beckons with world-class mountain biking trails, rich culture, and mind-blowing alpine scenery. Our tour commences when we pick you up from Kathmandu Airport (Tribhuvan International Airport), and concludes when we drop you off at the same airport.

Absolute Arrival Day  29 Sep 2018, Sat

Transfers from airport to Kathmandu hotel/guesthouses* (*provision of meals dependent on arrival times)
Rest and relax
Overnight in Kathmandu accommodation

Briefing / Prep Day 30 Sep 2018, Sun

Breakfast at Kathmandu accommodation
Gather for briefing + race pack collection + admin
Lunch; packing and equipment organisation
Welcome dinner
Overnight in Kathmandu accommodation

Travel Day 1 Oct 2018, Mon

Early breakfast
Bags ready and  transfer to jeep/4WD truck meeting point.
Leave Kathmandu; lunch in Kurintar
Reach Taal ; dinner & overnight in Taal hotel

Travel Day 2 Oct 2018, Tue

Leave Taal
Taal > Bhratang ; lunch at Bhratang
Farm Explore. Rest and acclimatize for higher altitude
Check-in @ FarmHouse in Bhratang: clean-up & maintenance
Dinner & overnight Rest

Acclimatize Ride Day 3 Oct 2018, Wed

Leave Bhratang at and drive up to Dhukur Pokhari
Ride from dhukur Pokhari to Ghyaru and stop for Lunch
After Lunch Continue the ride to Ngawal.
Check-in @ Hgawal Village Resort and make this our home for the next three days
Dinner & overnight Rest

Race Day 1 -4 Oct 2018, Thu

Early breakfast
Stage 1/2/3 – Milerapa Area
Recovery in Ngawal Resort: lunch, clean-up, maintenance
Overnight in Ngawal Resort

Race Day 2 – 5 Oct 2017, Fri

Early breakfast
Stage 1/2/3 – Ngawal – Julu Area
Recovery in Ngawal Resort: lunch, clean-up, maintenance
Overnight in Ngawal Resort

Race Day 3 – 6 Oct 2018, Sat

Early breakfast
Stage 1/2/3 – Ngawal Area
Recovery in Ngawal Resort: lunch, clean-up, maintenance
Pack bags this afternoon/evening
Dinner & overnight Ngawal Resort

Group Ride Day 1 – 7 Oct 2018, Sun

Early, breakfast
Bags out by ; assemble for group ride ; exploratory option via Dhikur Pokhari to Jagat
Lunch stop @ Timang
Reach Jagat
Dinner & overnight in Jagat hotel

Group Ride day 2 and Return Travel Day -08 Oct, Mon

Bags out early &  depart
Ride down to Besi Sahar and stop ride.
Wash and pack Bikes. Load them on to Jeeps.
Lunch stop @ Besisahar
Continue to Kathmandu, with dinner along the way; reach Kathmandu 2000
Riders disperse to hotel/guesthouses; overnight in Kathmandu accommodation

Awards Day -09 Oct, Tue

Breakfast; rest & relaxation in daytime
Lunch @accommodation
Awards ceremony (transport provided) starts at 1700
Official celebration dinner after awards (1900)
Overnight in Kathmandu accommodation

Departure Day – 10 Oct, Wed

Transfers to airport or other accommodation (pre-arrangements necessary)