Mountain Bike Tour to Dhampus
Certainly! An overnight mountain biking tour from Lakeside in Pokhara to the Peace Pagoda, Dhampus, and back to Pokhara with a bike company guide can be an exciting adventure in the scenic landscapes of Nepal. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect:
- Starting Point - Lakeside, Pokhara: Your journey begins in Lakeside, a popular tourist area in Pokhara. You'll meet up with your bike company guide here, where you'll receive your mountain bike and safety equipment.
- Ride to Peace Pagoda: Your first destination is the Peace Pagoda, a stunning Buddhist monument perched on a hilltop with panoramic views of the Annapurna Range and Fewa Lake. The ride to the Peace Pagoda will involve some challenging uphill sections, but the views are well worth it.
- Exploring Peace Pagoda: Once you reach the Peace Pagoda, you can take some time to explore the area, learn about its history, and enjoy the serene atmosphere.
- Dhampus: After the Peace Pagoda, you'll continue your ride to Dhampus, a charming Gurung village nestled in the hills. The journey will offer a mix of downhill and flat terrain, with more beautiful scenery along the way.
- Overnight Stay in Dhampus: You'll spend the night in Dhampus, where you can experience local culture, try traditional Nepali cuisine, and stay in a guesthouse or teahouse.
- Exploring Dhampus: The next morning, you can explore Dhampus further, interact with locals, and soak in the stunning mountain views that surround the village.
- Return to Pokhara: After breakfast, you'll start your ride back to Pokhara, retracing your route. The downhill sections will be a thrilling part of the journey.
- Conclusion: Your mountain biking adventure will conclude back in Lakeside, Pokhara, where you can reflect on your memorable journey.