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  • Trip introduction

    This half-day mountain biking trip to the World Peace Pagoda is a beautiful journey that takes you through the diverse landscapes of Nepal’s mountains as you cycle along vast plantations, waterfalls, rivers, hills and lakes.

    You’ll start with a pleasant ride from Pokhara’s lake that encompasses cycling through rice paddies and terraced farms. You’ll also pass by the famous Davis Falls and catch glimpses of the Gupteshower Caves. After this, you’ll encounter a swift upslope climb before reaching the historic World Peace Pagoda.

    On your return journey, you’ll pass through many tiny villages which offer you an insightful peek into the lives of the locals. Short but beautiful, this trip is ideal for adventure lovers who wish to truly explore the raw beauty of Nepal and explore its age-old culture through a single but exciting adventure.

    Destination

    Located at an altitude of 5249 feet, the World Peace Pagoda, also known popularly as the Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist style monument that lies on the Anadu Hill of Kaski District of Pokhara. Considered as a popular holiday destination by travelers, especially adventure enthusiasts, the route to this pagoda is filled with scenic delights.

    For this journey you’ll start from the Pokhara Lake and pedal your way up to the small region of Tilahar, via the Davis Falls and the Gupteshower Caves. From there you’ll embark on a challenging upslope ride till you reach the stupa. Although a strenuous ride, once you reach the top you’ll be rewarded with brilliant views of the surrounding regions. These include the complete Pokhara city, many snow peaked Himalayan Ranges, the Fewa Lake and multiple small villages and hamlets.

    Destination highlights

    Cycle up to the historic World Peace Pagoda through gorgeous landscapes. | Explore the mountains of Nepal. | Catch a glimpse of the simple way of life. | Meet and interact with many Nepalese locals. | Learn about the Buddhist culture. | Spot many famous Himalayan mountains. | Spend a day in the midst of natural beauty. | Test your mettle by cycling to high altitudes.

    Activity Details

    Road biking, off-road biking

    Yes

    No

    4593 feet

    5249 feet

    30 kms

    30 kms

    A guide with a mechanical back-up will follow you throughout the trip to fix any problems that occur with the bike.

    Mountain bikes

    Yes

    A guide with a mechanical back-up will follow you throughout the trip to fix any problems that occur with the bike.

    Trip details
  • Cycle upto the World Peace Pagoda through dazzling landscapes

    Reach the bike centre early in the morning today and after undergoing a thorough briefing about your upcoming cycling adventure, grab your mountain bikes and head out to the lake.

    You'll start your journey from the lakeside from where you'll pedal towards the Davis Fall and Gupteshwar Cave. From the cave you'll then move ahead towards a scenic place called Tilahar. From Tilahar you'll then face a challenging climb towards the World Peace Pagoda. However, during this ride you'll catch sight of Nepal's gorgeous countryside. Cycle along rice paddies, terraced farms and many tiny villages. Once you reach the World Peace Pagoda, from atop you'll catch spectacular views of the Annapurna Mountains and the breathtaking Fewa Lake. After visiting the pagoda you'll then make your way back down through an option of many different trails.

    Once you return back to the bike centre in Pokhara, your trip comes to an end.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Pokhara

    Pokhara

    07:00 AM

    Food

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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellation made 21 days before depature: Full refund.

    For cancellation made within 21 days of the departure: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    In case the operator cancels the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip due to unforseen circumstances, you will be provided with a refund.

    Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.    

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol or any kind of intoxication is not permitted during the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip.

    No harm or damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times during the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers from outside Nepal are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips to staff and other incidental expenses during the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking. 

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the World Peace Pagoda mountain biking trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this course depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveler.
    • World Peace Pagoda Shanti Stupa Mountain Cycling Biking Pokhara Nepal Adventure Activity Destination Places Himalayas Travel
    • World Peace Pagoda Shanti Stupa Mountain Cycling Biking Pokhara Nepal Adventure Activity Destination Places Himalayas Travel
    • World Peace Pagoda Shanti Stupa Mountain Cycling Biking Pokhara Nepal Adventure Activity Destination Places Himalayas Travel
    • World Peace Pagoda Shanti Stupa Mountain Cycling Biking Pokhara Nepal Adventure Activity Destination Places Himalayas Travel
    • World Peace Pagoda Shanti Stupa Mountain Cycling Biking Pokhara Nepal Adventure Activity Destination Places Himalayas Travel
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Mountain bikes

    • Helmet
    • Gloves
    • Guide
    • Mechanical back-up
    • Facility to store your bag at the bike centre
    • Mineral water
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport to Pokhara

    • Visa, travel costs etc
    • Transport to and from the bike centre
    • Any meals
    • Any entry fees to the pagoda etc
    • Personal expenses
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Tips for guides
    • Any photos or videos
    • Any additional expenses due to delays etc
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Track pants
    • Good gripped shoes
    • Shorts
    • Full sleeve t shirt
    • Windcheater
    • Jacket
    • Socks
    • Not to wear - Heavy luggage
    • Sandals/slippers
    • Tight fitting clothes
    • Skirts/dresses/sari

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Mountain bikes
    • Helmet
    • Gloves
    • Mechanical back-up

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Day pack
    • Waterbottle
    • Dry snacks/energy bars
    • Cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunblock
    • Light napkin
    • ID proof
    • Additional money in the local currency
    • All applicable taxes

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific or prescribed personal medication or a medical kit.