Friday, February 19, 2010
Mountain Biking in Nepal
Nepal’s diverse terrain is what mountain biker’s dreama are made of. Viking offers an environmentally sound way of exploring the country. It is possible to go biking the entire length of Nepal. Centuries-old dirt roads and trials offer a change to go on extended trips to exotic locals like Annapurna and kanchenjunga areas. 21 to 27 gear bicycles are recommended when riding through tough terrain. Mountain bikes are available for rent by day or longer in the numbers bicycle rental outlets in and around Kathmandu or Pokhara. Riders can explore rims and ridges of Kathmandu and Pokhara through off routes that weave in and out of the cities. Food and accommodation are easily available around the valley and the main trail. However, it is recommended to use the services of licensed biking companies.