Lhasa-Kathmandu Biking Tour

Lhasa-Kathmandu Biking Tour

Posted Oct 11th, 2012 under Travel Guide,

Explore Himalaya recently organized the Lhasa-Kathmandu biking tour for the 4 bike riders  Mr. Jose Rosario, Mr. Christopher Chilimintris,  Ms. Annamaria Chilimintris and Mr. Sandro Taboada, from America.

Group in Tibet

The riders had arrived Kathmandu where they did one day sightseeing tour and 1 day biking tour around Kathmandu before flying to Lhasa to start the Lhasa- Kathmandu biking tour.

Karo La in Tibet

After returning home, one of the riders, Ms. Annamaria Chilimintris sent us her wonderful write up of their experience of biking in Tibet and Nepal with Explore Himalaya and photos of the trip.
“My uncle was turning 50 and wanted to celebrate doing something spectacular he has never done before but always wanted to. He is an avid cyclist in NYC and thought it would be a great idea to bike from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal. One of the most memorable moments was bike riding out of Kathmandu, around it, and back into the main city. The grand landscapes were breathtaking, and the rice fields were awe inspiring. Also, the ride itself was challenging. The terrain changes frequently when you are outside the city. And when you are inside the city, the traffic presents other obstacles. All challenges were met with open arms and hearts. They make you laugh!! Somehow the chaos of Kathmandu keeps its order. On our last night, we were taken to a dinner and show. There was live music and cultural dances. What a sight to behold!! Nepal is a beautiful country and we look forward to hopefully returning one day.”

On the way to Kathmandu

Naylam-Zhangmu downhill

View on the way to Kathmandu

Downhill

Lhasa-Kathmandu Biking Tour

Photos: Ms. Annamaria Chilimintris

 

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