China and Tibet Motorcycle Rentals and Tours
Here’s our recommended motorcycle rental and tour companies for China and Tibet.
Tibet Easy Rider
“Tibet Easy Rider is the only official BMW motorcycle rental and tour company in Tibet. We have our own travel company and are dedicated to offering you an incredible experience of riding to Everest.”
Services: Tibet Easy Rider offer BMW motorcycle rentals, tours, airport pick-up and drop-off, accommodation, support van for luggage and pillion passengers, local guides, a lead rider, mechanic, all permit applications, all attraction entrance tickets, oxygen and other basic medicine, drinking water and snacks and insurance for both motorcycles and riders. Tibet Easy Rider take care of all these services so you can focus on riding, while they take care of everything else.
Rental and Tour bikes: They currently have a fleet of six BMW F800 GS, six BMW R1200 GS, one F750 GS and one R1200 GS ADV. Altogether 14 motorcycles, so the maximum size of a customers in a group is 12 riders.
Rentals only: You can rent motorcycles from Tibet Easy Riders without going on a tour, but will need will need to find another tour agent in Tibet. The law in Tibet doesn’t allow foreigners to travel by themselves. You must always be with a local travel agent.
Tours and prices: The most popular tour is the 10-day ride to Mount Everest on BMWs. The price is around 2,500 USD for a group of eight riders. For an accurate costing, get in touch with Tibet Easy Rider and quote Mad or Nomad for a discount.
Travel arrangements: Tibet Easy Rider is based in Tibet, China. You will need to fly to Lhasa airport and a van will be waiting to pick you up and will drop you back once your tour is over.
Insurance: Full motorcycle insurance is included in the price.
Kit availability: A range of helmets and clothes are stocked in their office, but it’s in Asian sizing so is less likely to fit European and American riders. It’s best to take your own gear.
Hearts & Tears Motorcycle Club
“Hearts & Tears is a Nepal based motorcycle touring company who live and breathe the Himalayas. From years of experience we know how to strike that fine balance of adventure, personalised experiences, culture/tradition, epic riding, fun nights, and ‘oh my god this is freaking awesome’ vibes, all whilst ensuring a professional, genuine, and honest approach to everything we do.”
Services: Guided motorcycle tours. Hearts & Tears offer fixed departure packaged tours and also custom packaged tours.
Touring bikes: The Royal Enfield Himalayan is their main touring bike. They also have the Royal Enfield Classic and 250cc enduro bikes in their fleet.
Tour prices: Prices are from US$1,720 (£1,245) /rider for an all inclusive 7-day tour. Please see the website for full details.
Kit availability: Yes. Included free of charge.
“We offer the most unique and authentic motorcycle adventures across India, Nepal and Tibet. We live the culture full time and provide the best fleet of motorcycles, mechanics and support team.“
Services: Full motorcycle tour package including the bike, fuel, support team and vehicles, medical back up, hotels and meals.
Tour bikes: Royal Enfield Himalayan and Royal Enfield 500cc Bullet.
Tour prices: Vary in price starting from £3,820.
Insurance: Yes, motorcycle insurance is included.
Kit availability: No.
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