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Tours take motorcycles to Mount Everest, go beyond Machu Picchu

Tours take motorcycles to Mount Everest, go beyond Machu Picchu

Just trekking to Mount Everest's base camp is a major accomplishment. How about motorcycling to it? India-based Nomadic Knights offers Rode to Everest, a 14-day guided motorcycle tour that starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, crosses into Tibet and visits its many wonders, including the fabled city of Lhasa and its Pothala Palace, and eventually makes it to Everest Base Camp at 17,000 feet. The more than 1,200-mile trip is aboard 500cc Royal Enfield Bullets. There are departures in May (almost full) and September 2017. If you book by March 31 you can get 2015 prices: $4,980 for drivers or $4,480 for riders — a savings of $500. There's no single supplement, with solo travelers being matched...

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