portal biking adventures
portal biking adventures
A TRIP WITH PORTAL IS LIKE NOTHING YOU HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED. JOIN US FOR THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME.
For the past 12 years, I have been working in Nepal and exploring the Himalayas on my bike. After numerous trips into the Mustang region, I want to share my favorite trails in the world with you, and show you Portal's work empowering people to overcome poverty. In Nepal, you will have a chance to tour the Portal factory, meet our team, and ride the best trails in the world. Join Tenjing and I for the adventure of a lifetime. We hope to see you soon!
Founder & Executive Director
Tenjing is not only the manager of sales for Portal Bikes in Kathmandu, but he is also a licensed guide and mountain biking fanatic. Tenjing comes from a family of mountain bikers and has nearly a decade of experience leading bike trips in the Himalayas. Join us on our next trip and you will surely be awed by Tenjing's biking skills and struck by his magnetic personality.
Fall 2018: October 15-26, 2018
Spring 2019: February 11-22, 2019
April 15-26, 2019
*Custom dates available upon request.
DAY 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, tour the Portal workshop, meet the Portal team, and build your bike so we can go on a night ride unlike anything you've ever seen.
DAY 2: A shuttle to the hills around Kathmandu will give you a small taste of the trails to come.
DAY 3: Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of Kathamdu's holy places before flying to Pokhara.
DAY 4: Fly to Jomsom, ride to Kagbeni, spend the evening exploring a village trapped in time.
DAY 5: Our first pass takes us above 4,000m for a look into Upper Mustang. The descent drops 1,200m through the ancient village of Jong. Don't forget your camera, as the views of Nilgiri, Daulagiri, and Throng La pass will turn your Instagram game up to 11.
DAY 6: Our second high point at 4,100m will test your lungs and legs, putting the massive mountains around you into perspective. The descent winds down epic singletrack through several villages.
DAY 7: This is the famed Lubra Pass day. Considered one of the very best trails in the world, this ride is bound to leave you smiling for years to come.
DAY 8: A day of gorgeous singletrack as we work our way out of the high mountains and into alpine forest and jungle. We end at a natural hot springs, which will be a well-earned stop.
DAY 9: A few hours on the bike will get us back to civilization and on our truck back to Pokhara. Lakeside happy hour at sunset awaits...never a bad thing.
DAY 10: A chill morning at Pokhara Lakeside before we fly back to Kathmandu.
DAY 11: Pack up & start planning your next trip to Nepal. Today is the end :(