Lower Mustang Cycling Trip
Cycling to Lower Mustang is an awe-inspiring trip for those who truly want to experience an overwhelming holiday and feel the real adventure in this amazing part of the world. The Jomsom Muktinath mountain biking tour is one of the most popular adventure tours in Nepal. This is a breath-taking biking trip that offers the most of Nepal from Himalayan Epic Ride to the low land tropical topography and is located in the remote trans-Himalayan region of controlled trekking area in Nepal.
Mountain biking through the high Himalayan desert of Nepal, the views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri shows the magnificence of the Mustang and Nepal in its full fathom. Despite the nature of the track, the view of the high Himalayan deserts is astonishing. Riders participating in the Mustang Valley Biking could be riding between 3 to 7 hours each day depending on the stage and participants biking level which leaves time to enjoy the scenic, historical and cultural aspects of Mustang.
It is a great opportunity to cover thrill of cycling adventure as well as being close with nature and locals. The landscape of Lower Mustang is scenic plateau with Himalayan views. Staying in local tea house and being closed with local cultural peoples and explore their mix-up customs, lifestyle. Lower Mustang Cycling route is one of the most famous downhill from Muktinath (3,710m) to Beni (900m).
Mustang is an ancient forbidden kingdom, bordered by the Tibetan Plateau and sheltered by some of world's tallest peaks, including 8000-meter tall Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The name "Mustang" is derived from the Tibetan word meaning, "Plain of Aspiration.” It is a popular area for trekking and can be visited year round (regardless of season). Divided into Lower and Upper, these different parts of Mustang are connected yet also quite different. They offer different attractions for the visitor, in terms of accessibility, landscape, culture and cost.
Muktinath is a pilgrimage centre for Buddhists and Hindus; you will see Tibetan traders as well as Sadhus from the far south of India. The shrines, in a grove of trees, including a Buddhist monastery and the Vishnu temple of Jiwala Mayi. An old temple nearby shelter spring and natural gas jets, which provides Muktinath with the famous eternal flame. The earth – water – fire combination accounts for Muktinath's great religious significance. Spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak and several other 8000mts peaks are visible.
Jomsom is a modern town with ‘Thakali’ homeland. Thakali are the people of Tibetan origin and have their own language and customs. Jomsom leads us to many different wonderful villages rich in cultural and architectural point of view. Riding on the rocky wide and small track from Jomsom, we fully enjoy Annapurna Mountain Range. Unlike the rest of the Nepalese Himalayas, the Annapurna mountain range does not form the border between Nepal and Tibet.
In order to be familiar with the culture of Himalaya and to view the breathtaking scene of Mount Everest remembers Messenger Travel and Tours. We provide you with affordable packages to Everest Trek with flexible time period. We organize this trip all year around. However, spring (March, April, May and June) and autumn (September, October, November and early December is the best).