Nishma Shrestha

Nishma Shrestha

Nepal Mountain Biking Guide

Nishma started mountain biking after being inspired by her dad and uncle who mountain bike. Nishma was featured in the film Moksha, which was the project that kick started World Ride. She is a PMBIA Level 1 Certified mountain bike skills coach, has her own mountain bike skills coaching business (Skills and Thrills Nepal), and is an accomplished downhill and enduro MTB racer.

Nishma loves to ride her bike downhill and her favorite trails are in the Nagarkot area just outside of Kathmandu. She loves meeting people from around the world when she is guiding.

Get to know Nishma Shrestha

How did you get started mountain biking?

I was inspired by my dad and uncle to ride my mountain bike because my dad used to explore new places on his bike and my uncle was a national mountain biking racer.

Why do you love mountain biking?

I love mountain biking because it gives me happiness and freedom to be myself. I enjoy when I am able to ride inside the forest areas. I love being in the nature and exploring new trails. I love to ride in the natural trails—it’s really challenging and makes me want to push my limits.

Where is your favorite place in Nepal?

My favorite place to ride in Nepal is in Annapurna region and Solukhumbu. The trails in those places are really thrilling and the scenery is breathtaking.

What is your favorite trail in Nepal?

My favorite trails to ride are in Nagarkot because there are different varieties of trails in the same place. Starting from easier, flowy trails to technical trails, and it’s all natural.

What is your favorite trip that you guide and why?

Every trip for me is my favorite because every trip awesome people from different countries join us and we share experiences, lifestyles, and amazing weeks together riding and exploring trails.

Let Nishma guide you on a mountain biking trip of a lifetime