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All-terrain mountain bikes are recommended if you wish to go up the hills, to mountain lookouts or hilltop shrines. If you plan to explore within the city perimeter itself, observing the hustle and bustle, going shopping, etc, one speed Indian bicycles will do nicely. Mountain bikes are available for rent by the day or longer in many of the bicycle rental outlets in and around the city. If you wish to be enlightened about the culture, the rhythm of village life, and interesting spots to visit, perhaps guided trips should be undertaken.
It was in the mid-1980's that biking activity really took off in Kathmandu. Enthusiasts flew with their bikes from Hong Kong to Tibet to answer the call of the wild steppes. The two-week journey from there over the high passes to Nepal is what sparked it all off. Even today Kathmandu is a mecca for mountain bicyclists, as, every year, it draws many enthusiasts from all corners of the world.
In conjunction with one of Nepal's best-known and certainly most experienced mountain bike companies, which uses top-quality foreign-made mountain bikes, we are able to arrange biking tours to satisfy virtually any biker's dream.