MOUNTAIN BIKING

(Cycling on the Old Silk Route)

RIDE TO SUMUR SAND DUNES (LAKE)

“Ride on a mountain bike instead of a poor camel on the old silk route”, an anonymous responsible rider

Direction: Cross the 300-year-old stone maney to hit the junction on the main road and turn right. After 3 Kms and crossing Sumur market, turn right from the board pointing towards Sumur sand dunes. Enjoy the view and of course the ride.
Difficulty Level: EASY – 7 KM (Two way)
Facts: You will be riding on the old silk route feeling nostalgic about the past. While at Sumur sand dunes look for migratory birds, meditate and absorb the beauty around them. Sunset and sunrise are amazing on the dunes.

RS 1500/PERSON (INCLUDES A BAG OF GOODIES TO KEEP YOU ENERGISED)

RIDE TO THE PANORAMA VIEW(TESMA)

“Ride on a mountain bike instead of a poor camel on the old silk route”, an anonymous responsible rider.

Direction: Cross the 300-year-old stone Maney to hit the junction on the main road and turn left. Cross Maney Khang, ride straight for another 1km from there and you will reach Tesma (panoramic view). Enjoy the view and of course the ride.
Difficulty Level: MEDIUM – 7 KM ( Two way )
Facts: You will be riding on the silk route dating back to the second century B.C. There is also Maney Khang(Buddhist temple) is in the middle of the village surrounded by small shops and houses. You will also see some village life en route. Sunset and sunrise are amazing at this location.

RS 1500/PERSON (INCLUDES A BAG OF GOODIES TO KEEP YOU ENERGISED)

RIDE TO SAMSTANLING MONASTERY

“Ride on a mountain bike instead of a poor camel on the old silk route”, an anonymous responsible rider

Direction: Cross the 300-year-old stone maney to hit the junction on the main road and turn left. Cross Maney Khang, take a sharp right after 300m and ride uphill. Keep riding for another 2 km uphill to reach Samstanling monastery. From there ride down to Sumur village, then to Sumur market and ride back to Lchang Nang.
Difficulty Level: Challenging – 18 KM ( Two way )
Facts: You will be riding on the silk route dating back to the second century B.C. There is also Maney Khang (Buddhist temple) in the middle of the village surrounded by small shops and houses. You will also see some village life en route. The views will be stunning esp. from Samstanling Gompa, The ride down from the gompa towards Sumur village is going to be easy, observe the slow living of the villagers and absorb the beauty surrounding the village.

RS 1500/PERSON (INCLUDES A BAG OF GOODIES TO KEEP YOU ENERGISED)

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