Riding In Nepal

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by FB666Y, Dec 1, 2008.

  1. FB666Y

    FB666Y Adventurer

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    I couldnt find anything proper on Nepal - so I thought I'd post this short report on Nepal.

    Not sure if I have the proper forum - maybe this should go into Asia? - anyways I will let the mods do any shifting if they deem fit.


    Kathmandu, Nepal
    Kathmandu is amazing, a city of narrow alleys and overhanging electric lines, it seems the city is bursting to expand. We managed to rent a Pulsar, not too fast, not too slow, pretty damn fuel efficient though, and waited for bated breath for Nepal.

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  2. FB666Y

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    The Prithvi Highway
    The main lifeblood, it links Kathmandu and Pohkara. A pretty easy road, we spent a night in the mountain village of Bandipur, before makinig it to Pohkara on the following day.

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  3. FB666Y

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    Pohkara
    The mountains tower and loom over Pohkara

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  4. FB666Y

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    Paragliding
    Pictures from the paragliding session from Pohkara

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  5. samuraider

    samuraider eurasia-riders

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    Thanks for pictures
    beautiful mountains
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  6. FB666Y

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    The Siddharta Highway
    So named after Siddharta Gautama (better known as Buddha) who was born (at the end of the road at Lumbini) and lived hereabouts, it joins India in the south and goes up north to Pohkara. The scenery is dramatic as the road winds its way through mountains and cliffs. We had a detour in Tansen and managed a walk in the woods.

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  7. FB666Y

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    The Mahendra Highway & Royal Chitwan National Park
    Pretty straightforward, the long road is straight and in good repair. We spent 2 nights in Sauraha, at the fringes of the Royal Chitwan National Park.

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  8. FB666Y

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    The Tribhuvan Highway
    The Tribhuvan winds its serpentine way for 120km from Hetauda to Naubise where it joins the Prithvi Highway.
    It is an amazing road that meanders along rice fields and wheat fields, through gorges and along precipitous mountains.
    The road is one-laned, narrow and broken in many places, and a lot of the surface is rippled and bumpy. The going was slow, but the scenery was breathtaking.

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  9. FB666Y

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    Nepalis

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  10. FB666Y

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    Last bunch of pics

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  11. rosmoe

    rosmoe Been here awhile

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    Spent a little time there years ago !! Doesn't change much, thank God !!! Great pictures, more if you have them. Thanks for bringing back some good memmories !
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  12. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    Fantastic, Amazing, Super! :clap

    Thanks sooo much for posting.
    I needed that....

    It's a cold damp winter here in New Engalnd, and my spirit needed the short trip to an exotic place. :thumb

    Some day I hope to be there myself....:tb

    Thanks again.
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  13. larryboy

    larryboy Stable genius.

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    Wow!! Loved the close up of the elephant!! :clap
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  14. bajubaru

    bajubaru Adventurer

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    great mountain and scenery. awaiting next photos
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  15. dieselcruiserhead

    dieselcruiserhead Long timer

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    X2, same here from when I was a teenager in quite a few of those places. Thank you!
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  16. Comrade Arturo

    Comrade Arturo Veterinario

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    Amazing scenery!
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  17. GirlieS

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    Great Pics, brings back sweet memories.
    Around Pokhara... the view on those huge mountains remains breathtaking.
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  18. dimitris777

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    :clap:clap:clap Great RR and pic's. aashishniroula is expensive Nepal?? What you pay for benzin, sleep and eat. Thank's!!!!!
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  19. aashishniroula

    aashishniroula The Biker Yogi

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    sorry for the late reply. but, no not at all. food and n shelter here is relatively cheaper than other Asian countries. you can get a decent hotel at around $8-20/night.....local cuisine 'daal-bhat-tarkari-masu' is $2-4.....fuel is rather expensive at $1.5/litre......people are welcoming and willing to help you through almost anything.
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  20. Rohit

    Rohit Mood(iri)tator

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    Amazing Ashish,

    Loved the photographs. Yes, riding to Nepal is Next on my list, though that may take some time to see the light of the day. But your ride has been an inspiration.

    Cheers
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