BMW Adventure to The Forbidden Kingdom – 14 Days

Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: 14 Days
  • Activity: Motorbike Overland Tour
  • Starts in: Kathmandu
  • Ends in: Kathmandu
  • Trek type: BMW Bike Travel
  • Accommodation: Hotels and Tea houses
  • Transportation: BMW (GS 700/800)


Our Mustang bike tour brings you spectacular mountain views; ethnic culture and incredible landscape which is design for those travelers who are adventurous and wants to explore the forbidden kingdom of Upper Mustang. Our biking tour starts from Kathmandu and then continues towards Pokhara. Nepal’s most chilled out lakeside city nestled in the Lap of Annapurna Himalayas. We drive to the most popular trekking trail of Annapurna base camp and Annapurna Circuit. We ride from Pokhara towards Kalapani via beni which is 82 Kilometer, highway is really fantastic with is local villages, cliff, rivers as well as somewhere clear views of mountains.

After crossing Beni we have to drive off road. We will follow the Kaligandakiriver on the ancient salt trading route between Nepal and Tibet all the way to Muktinath Temple. The landscape and Tibetan structure of houses and lifestyle of people make you feel that you are driving in Tibet. You will explore the Kaligandaki valley (world deepest gorge), Tibetan monasteries, and landscape of the mustang then back to Marpha.


For your motorbike tour you should have very good motorbike riding. Driving in off road sometime it is very difficult. We will provide you BMW GS 700/800 for your tour. Your luggage will be carried by Supported Jeep for whole trip and there will be one technician for emergency service with all necessary accessories.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 09 Oct: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Later on, welcome dinner
  • Day 2 10 Oct:Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara [Approx201 km/5hrs ride]
  • Day 3 11 Oct: Ride from Pokhara to Kalopani. (125km - 6 Hours, 2,530m)
  • Day 4 12 Oct:Ride Kalopani to Muktinath and back to Kagbeni (65km - 5/6 Hours, 2,900m)
  • Day 5 13 Oct:Ride Kagbeni to Ghami (7 Hours / 3510m).
  • Day 6 14 Oct:Ride to Lo-Manthang
  • Day 7 15 Oct:Ride around Lo-Manthang
  • Day 8 16 Oct:Ride towards Kora la (Nepal-Tibetan border)
  • Day 9 17 Oct: Ride from Lo-Manthang to Ghiling
  • Day 10 18 Oct:Ride back to Kagbeni
  • Day 11 19 Oct:Ride back to Tatopani
  • Day 12 20 Oct:Ride back to Pokhara. Rest of the day free for your own
  • Day 13 21 Oct:Ride back to Kathmandu
  • Day 14 22 Oct:Depart Kathmandu

03 persons: USD 5,295/- per person on twin sharing basis

Single room Supplement cost: USD 250 /- (Compulsory for single room staying client)




  • 1 Bike per member with necessary fuel & maintenance –BMW (GS 700 / 800)
  • Service of 1 road captain & 1 mechanics with spare parts as per the group size
  • 1 Hiace/Jeep for support transfer throughout the tour.
  • 2 night’s accommodation in Kathmandu on Twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • 2night’s hotel accommodation in Pokhara on Twin sharing basis with breakfast.
  • 9night’s hotel accommodation in Mustang on Twin occupancy with breakfast
  • 1 Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with English speaking local guide and entrance fees
  • Trekkers Information management system and Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fees.
  • Special permits for upper mustang.
  • All Lunches and Dinners in Hotel or Various local restaurants as per the itinerary.
  • Airport transfers with private vehicle




  • Any airfare and airport tax
  • Personal clothing & equipment (Jacket, Helmet, Gloves, Trousers, Goggles etc.)
  • Any Damage of Motorbike during the tour (to be settled as per the expense bill)
  • Personal Insurance & Medical Expenses
  • Any gratitude as tips to guide, porter, driver etc.
  • Any expenses of personal nature like laundry, communication, bar bills, mineral water, internet etc.
  • Any other tours and transfers other than mentioned in inclusion list.
  • Any cost incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason (usually insurance covers this expenses)

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Later on, welcome dinner

    After arrival at the Airport, Our representative welcomes you and transfer to Hotel. Check in to Hotel which shall be provided with welcome amenities. Rest of the day stroll around the historic town of Kathmandu or warm up with the fun filled lively streets of Thamel on own. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu .

  • Day 2

    Ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara [Approx201 km/5hrs ride]

    Te first day of the tour starts from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes around 2-3 hours on bike. Pokhara is a place of remarkable natural splendor. It is Nepal’s most popular destination and lies under the protection of sacred Mount Machhapuchhare of the majestic Annapurna Range. Pokhara is located next to Phewa Lake the second largest lake in Nepal and the center of all attractions in Pokhara. .

  • Day 3

    Ride from Pokhara to Kalopani. (125km - 6 Hours, 2,530m)

    After breakfast, we will start towards our today’s destination at Kalopani. Until Beni, which is 104 kilometer from Pokhara, the condition of road is paved and it takes around 3 hrs. After that, rough road begins till Kalopani. By passing the hug waterfalls, alongside of Kali Gandaki River & with the magnificent view of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and glaciers, we will reach Kalopani. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 4

    Ride Kalopani to Muktinath and back to Kagbeni (65km - 5/6 Hours, 2,900m)

    After breakfast, we will start riding towards Muktinath. Rough road goes through Kali Gandaki River along with the wonderful Himalayan range of Annapurna, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri. After reaching at Muktinath(3800m), you can visit holy site Muktinath temple and Buddhist monastery. After visiting Muktinath, we will descend towards Kagbeni for overnight which also have interesting place to visit. In the evening walk around Kagbeni village. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 5

    Ride Kagbeni to Ghami (7 Hours / 3510m).

    Today we will officially enter to Upper Mustang region. We will reach at Upper Mustang area after crossing permit check post at the end of Kagbeni village. Today’s riding road is almost all besides bank of Kali Gandaki River, and typical settlement of local peoples. After passing 3800m altitude village and Nya La pass of 4010 meter we will reach at Ghami village. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 6

    Ride to Lo-Manthang

    After today’s breakfast, we will move towards our destination Lo-Manthang. Today we will cross several Mani walls and big village called Charang. All the way to Lo- Manthang panoramic Mountain View can be seen as different angel view. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 7

    Ride around Lo-Manthang

    Today will explore around Lo-Manthang by walking. First we will go for NamgyalGumpa, situated at hilltop of valley and is an important for the local peoples. Later on, visit Tingkhar village which is the last village and main village of Lo Manthang. If time permits, we will also visit another attraction of four stories of King Palace with panoramic Himalayan view surroundings. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 8

    Ride towards Kora la (Nepal-Tibetan border)

    After breakfast, we will start our bikes and ride towards Nepal - Tibet border “Kora La”. It is about 20 kilometer from Lo-Manthang. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 9

    Ride from Lo-Manthang to Ghiling

    Ride back same way to Ghilling. The same view of plateau land and panoramic Himalayas during whole day. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 10

    Ride back to Kagbeni

    Way back to Kagbeni, in the evening, walking tour around the village & visit monasteries. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 11

    Ride back to Tatopani

    Ride back to Tatopani via Jomsom, Marpha and other typical villages. Enjoy bathing at Natural Hot Spring. Overnight at Local Tea House .

  • Day 12

    Ride back to Pokhara. Rest of the day free for your own

    Today, the most adventurous ride comes to end at a beautiful city Pokhara along a scenic route via Kande&Naudanda. It is only 91 Km & take around 3-4 hrs to reach Pokhhara. Upon reaching Pokhara, check in at your hotel and rest of the day you can explore around Pokhara’s most attractive places like World peace pagoda, Davis fall, GupteshworMadahev cave etc..

  • Day 13

    Ride back to Kathmandu

    After breakfast, you will move towards Kathmandu which takes you around 5 hrs. Once you reach in Kathmandu, handover the bike and rest of the day free for your own. In the evening, farewell dinner in a local restaurant Overnight in Kathmandu .

  • Day 14

    Depart Kathmandu

    Free till departure. Our representative will escort you to the International Airport for onward destination..

  • October 9 2019
  • May 8 2021

Happy Explorers

Hi All, I just wanted to follow up and say thank you to all who helped with our wonderful trip. It is a life event that Carol and I am glad we had the opportunity to partake in.

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