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Rules of the YETI BIKE RACE

The YETIBIKE RACE race is a Mountain Bike challenge, no competitive, in stages surrounding the Tour of the Annapurnas in the Natural Park with the same name in 6 stages (two neutralized), organized by Makalu Adventure and Geo-Planet with the collaboration of the municipalities of the Park Natural of the Anapurnas. It has the sponsorship of Isostar and consists of numerous services for the athlete, to make it an unforgettable experience.

It will be held from 18th to 25th Sept, 2021, and consists of 7 stages in a total trip of 11 days with a total distance of 240km. approximately and 7000m. of accumulated altitude. Is not only a bike challeng but also, it is an experience trip, open to participants and companions who want to enjoy the experience of visiting a few days one of the most spectacular itineraries on the planet; THE ANNAPURNAS TOUR.

YETI BIKE RACE is a 6-day adventure as a personal challenge, where the goal is to finish
The minimum age to participate is 18 years old on the day of the march.
It is not obligatory that the participants are in possession of the federation bicycle license but for those who do not have it, it will be obligatory to contract the accident and civil liability insurance for the trip, which will be hired by the participant. (The organization can provide or provide insurance that will be paid separately from the cost of registration).
.- You can compete individually or by teams (pairs or team up to a maximum of 4 participants), counting the time of the first 3 to enter the goal.

The participants must bring:
.-Approved rigid helmet

.-Dorsal facilitated by the organization

.-Kit tools and puncture repair


– Mobile loaded

.-GPS. and spare batteries


Not being a competitive race, anyhow, the organization offers a finisher medal and establishes the following CATEGORIES:

ELITE 3 First classified and 3 first classified from 18 to 29 years old

MASTER 30 3 First classified and 3 first classified from 30 to 39 years old

MASTER 40 3 First classified and 3 first classified from 40 to 49 years old

MASTER 50 + 3 First classified and 3 first classified over 50 years old

TEAMS 1st team by small teams and 1st team by small teams or mixed

3 First classified and 3 first classified

For all those who finish there will be a FINISHER medal, in addition to the official JERSEY or JACKET of the event.


The Tour of the Annapurnas is marked as itinerary. Even so, it will be necessary to download the tracks of the race and will mark with tape the points where the race leaves the Annapurna Tour itinerary, which will be short alternative sectors by path to return to the original itinerary. The participant has to be responsible for carrying the track on his GPS.

The organization will have support and protection vehicles for the participants, as well as a broom car, ambulance and medical services.


.-Broker’s bag and Dorsal YETI BIKE RACE

.-Solid-liquid refreshments

.-Technical assistance en route and possibility of acquiring spare parts although these will be limited given the remoteness of the area and lack of technical infrastructure of the brands in the country.

.-Transfer baggage labeled between stages

.-Activities after each stage such as visits to temples, sanctuaries, glaciers and soft trekkings

.-Briefing technical talk at the welcome ceremony

.-Self-cleaning area in the mountain hostels that are enabled

.-Space Guarbicis in the hotels before the start of the race.

.- Commemorative event jersey YETI BIKE RACE

.-Graphic and audiovisual report

.-Bike challenge guide in PDF

.-Support vehicles 4X4 and Bus or Furgo transfer

.-Bus final stage return (Besi) to Pokkara where the closing party is celebrated

.-Closing party, dinner and accommodation in Pokkara

.-Finisher medal for each participant that finishes the YETI BIKE RACE

In addition to the external services to the race such as airport pick-up, welcome party, transfers from Kathmandu to the starting point of the race, transfers from the finish to Pokkara and Kathmandu and everything related in the INCLUDED section.


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BIKERS 1675€


First 10 places departure price
From 10th 1795€ bikers 1695€ companions.

.- 20 days previous to the race: 100% of the value of registration

.- 20 to 5th day: 75% of the value of the registration

.-Last 5 days: No return

.- If the race has to be cancelled due to a catastrophe, pandemic or similar prior to the trip, the registration fee will be refunded.)

.- If the participant does not have a valid visa, or has to be retained for reasons beyond the control of the organization and can not join the route, the organization is not obliged to refund the amount, although the most favorable solution for both parties will be negotiated, such as partial refund or exchange for another trip.

Dropouts during the race:
The racers that decide to abandon during the race are OBLIGED to COMMUNICATE it to the phones facilitated by the organization.

In addition, the organization offers the following extra services to hire


.-Muscle discharge massage 45 minutes: € 18.

Although traffic is scarce in the natural park and there are no roads, the route will NOT be CLOSED to the TRAFFIC of agricultural vehicles, tourist taxis


An accident insurance contract is obligedSerá during the Tour by every participant. We recommend seguros escriba, insurance contract by ARAG seguros including rescue at 5500m  altitude. Hire the rescue insurance HERE