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Tibet Mountain Biking

Tibet BikingThe ultimate Biking expedition across the roof of the world - The worlds longest and deepest bike descent, from the Tibetan Plateau into Nepal High level ride, traversing the road between Lhasa and Kathmandu including 4-day round trip, off-road, to Rongbuk Valley beneath the stunning north face of Mount Everest. Flying in to Lhasa, allowing 4 days for essential acclimatization in the mystical Tibetan capital and have plenty of time to explore its numerous attractions.

The journey overland back to Kathmandu, crosses 6 major passes while visiting the spectacular monastery towns of Gyantse, Xigastse and Xegar reaching the edge of the Tibetan Plateau at the Thang La (5200m.), and begining the longest descent in the world, an almost unbelievable 4600 meters into Nepal. With two more days of biking on the amazing ridge-top trails of the Kathmandu Valley.

Biking in Tibet is non-technical as the route is along hard-packed roads, but the altitude is always a factor as we cross six passes at over 5000m. The route is also remote and the weather often cold, so the journey is not for the faint-hearted. The route does, however, finish with a long downhill finish to reach Nepal.

Mountain biking in Tibet however is not something for everyone; this is true adventure, which requires dedication and lots of preparation. All the preparation pays off when you are riding above 4000 meters with some of the most beautiful imaginable scenery around you, climbing towards a 5000 meter pass on your bike and the moment you reach the top is something you will remember all your life.