Tukuche to Tatopani
Riding through the great mountain ranges of the Himalayas is a dream for all mountain bike adventure-seeking souls. The youngest mountain range embraces and challenges you with its wilderness, culture, and above all – extreme adventure. Take your chance and leave all hesitation behind.
The Annapurna Conservation Area in the center of Nepal offers what you cannot find anywhere else. This thrilling trail, Tukuche to Tatopani, follows Jomsom Sadak and Kali Gandaki River, stretching through small and welcoming villages.
This north-to-south and high-to-low trail is subsequent to the big Muktinath to Tukuche via Lupra Pass. Start your journey to Larjung via jeep roads and singletrack side trails. You can climb up to a small mountainside village and turn back by diving into a lovely pine forest. Relish Nepal foothills while riding through the Kali Gandaki Valley, one of the world’s deepest river gorges carved out by the Kaligandaki river.
The trail is 26 miles in length, a perfect downhill for those of a moderate riding level.
Off-grid singletrack with some rugged jeep trails.
The trail starts from the Yak Hotel and Yeti Restaurant in Tukuche, then heads west on Mimung kyu Truss Bridge.
Food and drink
Larjung, Lete and Tatopani are all places to find some great local restaurants. Also, never forget to bring a lot of water.
Capture scenic villages while conquering the mountain.
After the ride, reward yourself with some beers and cheer for the beauty of the Himalayas!
Some information on this page is sourced from Epic Shangri la Adventure.
Photo Credit: Ram Gurung of 'Mountain Biking Adventures Nepal Himalayas'.
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