Mountain biking in Bhutan

Mountain biking in Bhutan

Bhutan, a landlocked Buddhist kingdom that covers a part of Himalayas’ eastern range, is a paradise for mountain biking enthusiasts. The country is prominent for not only its spiritual and peaceful culture but also glamorous mountain trails. In fact, the sport is seeing increasing popularity among both visitors and Bhutanese alike.

Bhutan has something for everyone, no matter what your interests are. The rugged, mountainous landscape of Bhutan lends itself well to both on-road or off-road mountain biking. Various types of terrain give you multiple options to select: steep hill climbs, high pass, lower valley, rock gardens... all are combined and featured with enchanting sightseeing and colorful Buddhist temples. Trails mostly make their ways to small villages and remote areas, creating chances to ride privately with your own bike and the tour group.

Riders should have an adequate level of fitness and stamina and be experienced enough in the art of mountain biking in Bhutan. Tours are available and guides are supportive. All the necessary arrangements for adventure activities can be made through local tour operators. They will provide you with well-trained and experienced guides to ensure your safety at all times. 

Adventures on Bhutan mountains are endless, all rewarding and remarkable. Biking is now a very unique and popular way to see the Kingdom and to get close to people, religion, and natural environment. See and experience yourself of what Bhutan truly is.

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