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Saturday 28th September

Stupa to Stupa

A 54 km trail race & mega hiking challenge to finish within 12 hours.

1 points / 3 new points

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From Swayambhu Stupa


To Boudhanath Stupa


The long (& green) way around

stupa-to-stupa-route-50km kathmandu

Ultra trail race route map in asia

This route is around 53km but at a steady 5km walking pace it can be completed in under 12 hours.

Provisional programme

  • Meet 5:30am at Swayambhu Stupa. Start 06:00 approx.
  • Then the toughest and only serious climb of the day to the Jamacho Gumba
  • Then there is the long downhill through the Nagarjun Jungle.
  • Follow the ridge from Mudkhu to Tinpiple.
  • Then climb Tarkeshwor Mandir greeting the Sadhu living there.
  • Continue here to pass the army camp and to Gurje Bhanjyang. There is a water tap here. Please say Namaste to Army – we need their support.
  • Continue on jeep road to Dandagaon
  • Continue to Nagi Gumba, first on a small foot trail, then jeep road.
  • Climb up to the monastery itself…
  • From Nagi, all downhill on the ridge to Kopan Gumba.
  • The last 2 km are going to be dusty running with traffic on small roads. Hold your breath.
  • Arrive at Boudhanath. It can be busy so do your best and be careful of others. Complete three koras after finishing.

Winners from 2017!

stupa ultra trail race nepal winners