Price list: 2024 Best adventure touring bikes under 400cc in Nepal

2024 Best adventure touring bikes.
2024 Best adventure touring bikes.

Sports bikes, naked sports bikes, daily commuting bikes, classic bikes, dual sport bikes, adventure touring bikes, dual sport bikes and cruisers are the major types of motorbikes. Nepal has seen them all. Out of all the daily commuters, they are the most seen with the affordability and features.

The motorcycle community in Nepal has also increased in recent years with the introduction of new options from most major brands. Sports bikes and naked sports bikes are still the fan favourites, however, there are a few other categories like adventure touring bikes, cruisers and dual sport bikes gaining popularity in Nepal. Adventure touring bikes have come into the limelight as people have started to explore the depths of various landscapes and enjoy the joy of riding.

There are options in all engine segments in the adventure touring bikes in Nepal with the majority of the popular ones lying around the 400cc categories.

So here we have brought a list of 6 best adventure touring bikes in Nepal under 400cc engine displacement.

List of adventure touring bikes under 400cc in Nepal

1.KTM Adventure 250Rs 709,900
2.Benelli TRK 251Rs 765,000
3.Yezdi AdventureRs 996,000 (Slick Silver)
Rs 998,000 (White Out | Mambo Black)
4.Zontes ZT 350TRs 1,099,990
5.BMW G310 GSRs 1,475,000
6.Honda CRF 300L RallyRs 2,350,000

1. KTM Adventure 250

First on the list of the best adventure touring bikes under 400cc engine displacement is the KTM Adventure 250. KTM has a wide range of bikes in Nepal, including the naked sports bikes, including the KTM Duke 200 and the recently launched 2024 KTM Duke 250 and 2024 Duke 390, and the faired sports bikes, including a KTM RC 200 and the adventure tourer Adventure 250. The 250 shares the same engine as the older KTM Duke 250.

Weight (without fuel)159 kg
Wheelbase1430 mm
Tank capacity14.5 litres
Seat height855 mm
Ground clearance200 mm
Engine displacement248.8 cc
Engine type1-cylinder, 4-stroke engine, Liquid Cooled, Bosch EFI, DOHC
Maximum power30 Ps
Maximum torque24 Nm
Bore x Stroke72 mm x 61.1 mm
Compression ratio12.5
FrameSteel trellis frame
SuspensionFront: WP APEX 43
Rear: WP APEX – Monoshock
BrakesFront: Four-piston radial fixed calliper, 320 mm
Rear: Single-piston floating calliper, 230 mm
TyresFront: 100/90-R19
Rear: 130/80-R17
WheelsCast aluminium wheels
ColoursBlue | Orange
Price Rs 709,900

The KTM 250 Adventure carries the classic KTM adventure styling which can be seen in the higher displacement touring bikes. It features a bold headlight and a lightweight chassis built for adventure. The headlight, however, features a somewhat outdated halogen bulb. Weighing 159 kg without fuel, a wheelbase of 1430 mm and a ground clearance of 200 mm it is suitable for various terrains. The bike features a 14.5-litre fuel tank and a seat height of 855 mm. Its engine is a 248.8 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, and uses Bosch EFI with DOHC, delivering a maximum power of 30 Ps and a torque of 24 Nm.

It has a 6-speed transmission and is built on a steel trellis frame. For suspension, it uses WP APEX 43 at the front and WP APEX Monoshock at the rear. The braking system includes a 320 mm front brake with a four-piston radial fixed calliper and a 230 mm rear brake with a single-piston floating calliper. The tyres are 100/90-R19 at the front and 130/80-R17 at the rear, fitted on cast aluminium wheels. The touring bike is available in two colour options Blue and Orange and costs Rs 709,990 in Nepal.

2. Benelli TRK 251

Next on the list is the Italian-origin motorcycle company Benelli with the Benelli TRK 251. Benelli is very popular in the naked sports bike category with the Benelli 302s. Also, Benelli offers lower-segment daily drivers like the Benelli 180s and the Benelli TNT 150i. Other than that Benelli’s flagship Benelli 752s is also available in Nepal. The adventure series from Benelli includes the Benelli TRK 251 and the TRK 502.

DimensionsLength: 2070 mm
Width: 1300 mm
Weight164 kg
Wheelbase1390 mm
Tank capacity18 litres
Seat height800 mm
Ground clearance170 mm
Engine displacement249 cc
Engine type1-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve
Maximum power19 Kw @ 9250 rpm
Maximum torque21.1Nm @ 8000rpm
Bore x Strokeø72 mm × 61.2 mm
Compression ratio12:1
FrameSteel trellis frame
SuspensionFront: Telescopic forks, 135mm
Rear: Telescopic coil spring oil damped, 51mm
BrakesFront: Disc, diameter 240 mm
Rear: Disc, diameter 280 mm
TyresFront: 110/70R17
Rear: 150/60R17
ColoursBlack | White
Price Rs 765,000

The Benelli TRK 251 offers the same adventure touring style with a pointed design front. It has a weight of 164 kg and a wheelbase of 1390 mm. It has an 18-litre fuel tank a seat height of 800 mm with a ground clearance of 170 mm. The engine is a 249 cc, single-cylinder, 4-stroke, 4-valve type, producing a maximum power of 19 kW at 9250 rpm and a torque of 21.1 Nm at 8000 rpm. The bore and stroke are ø72 mm × 61.2 mm, with a compression ratio of 12:1.

The bike features a 6-speed transmission and is built on a steel trellis frame. The front suspension includes telescopic forks with 135 mm travel, and the rear has a telescopic coil spring oil-damped with 51 mm travel. It has disc brakes with a diameter of 240 mm at the front and 280 mm at the rear. The tyres are 110/70R17 at the front and 150/60R17 at the rear. The touring bike is available in Black and White colour options and costs Rs 765,000 in Nepal.

3. Yezdi Adventure

Yezdi motorcycles began its journey as the Czech brand Jawa which arrived in India in the 1960s and quickly gained a reputation for its strong and durable bikes. In the 1990s, Yezdi had to shut down due to stricter regulations. Yezdi made a comeback in 2023 with revamped models that blend classic charm with modern features. Yezdi launched three models with its comeback; the Yezdi Scrambler, the Yezdi Roadster and the Yezdi Adventure. Each model defines its purpose with its name. The Yezdi Adventure has got its spot on the list of the best adventure touring bikes under 400cc.

Weight188 kg
Wheelbase1465 mm
Ground clearance220 mm
Seat height815 mm
Fuel tank15.5 litres
Engine capacity 334 cc
Engine displacementSingle cylinder, 4 Stroke, Liquid Cooled, DOHC
Maximum power30.30 BHP
Maximum displacement29.90 Nm
Compression ratio11:1
Bore x Stroke81 X 65 mm
GearboxConstant mesh, 6 speed
FrameDouble Cradle
SuspensionFront: Telescopic Fork & Coil spring
Rear: Mono shock absorbers with coil spring and linkage mechanism
BrakesFront: Disc with Floating Caliper and ABS, 320 mm
Rear: Disc with Floating Caliper and ABS, 240 mm
TyresFront: 90/90 – 21″
Rear: 130/80 – 17″
ColoursSlick Silver | Whiteout | Mambo Black
PriceRs 996,000 (Slick Silver)
Rs 998,000 (White Out | Mambo Black)

The Yezdi Adventure depicts the classic adventure touring bike style which is designed to tackle various terrains, weighs 188 kg and has a wheelbase of 1465 mm. The touring bike has a ground clearance of 220 mm and a seat height of 815 mm for stability and comfort. Its fuel tank, with a capacity of 15.5 litres, enables long rides without frequent refuelling. The Yezdi Adventure is powered by a 334 cc single-cylinder, 4-stroke, liquid-cooled, DOHC engine, delivering a maximum power of 30.30 BHP and a torque of 29.90 Nm, with a compression ratio of 11:1.

It is paired with a constant mesh, 6-speed gearbox for smooth and efficient power delivery. The touring bike features a double cradle frame for durability and stability. Its suspension system uses a telescopic fork and coil spring at the front and mono-shock absorbers with a coil spring and linkage mechanism at the rear. It is equipped with disc brakes with ABS on both the front (320 mm) and rear (240 mm) wheels for reliable stopping power. The front and rear tyre sizes of 90/90 – 21″ and 130/80 – 17″ respectively help get a good grip on the road.

The Yezdi Adventure is available in three colour options; Slick Silver which costs Rs 996,000, White Out and Mambo Black which costs Rs 998,000.

4. Zontes ZT 350T

The Chinese motorcycle brand, Zontes has got quite a lineup in the adventure touring bikes segment. Zontes started their journey in Nepal with the Zontes ZT 155-U1 which gained quite some attention for its looks and safety. Zontes has brought other adventure touring bike options after that like the Zontes ZT 125-U1, Zontes ZT 150-U1 and the Zontes ZT 310T. The 310T and the 350T share most of the features but differ in engine capacity and a few features.

DimensionsLength: 2135 mm
Width: 1420 mm
Height: 850 mm
Wheelbase1420 mm
Dry weight172 kg
Ground clearance181 mm
Fuel tank19 litres
Engine typeSingle Cylinder, Double Overhead Camshaft, 4 Valve,
Liquid Cooled, EFI
Engine capacity348 cc
Maximum power39 Ps
Maximum torque32.8 Nm
Clutch typeMulti-disc in oil bath
TransmissionDrive Chain, 6 Speed
Bore x Stroke 84.5 mm x 62 mm
Compression ratio12.3:1
Emission standardsEuro 5-BS6
SuspensionFront: USD Forks
Rear: Mono shock preload adjustable
TyresFront: 110/80-19
Rear: 160/60-17
Rim typeDOT Rated tubeless cross-spoke rim
BrakesFront: 320 mm
Rear: 265 mm
ColoursBlack | Orange
PriceRs 1,099,990

Even though being just under the 400cc engine displacement, the Zontes 350T has an aggressive adventure touring bike look with the large headlight and fairings on the front. It also has a large windshield giving a big bike look. Other key design features of the bike include dual exhaust, large fuel tank and luggage racks. It has a dry weight of 172 kg and a wheelbase of 1420mm. It has a ground clearance of 181 mm and a fuel tank capacity of 19 litres for longer rides.

The engine is a 348 cc single-cylinder, double overhead camshaft, 4-valve, liquid-cooled EFI, providing a maximum power of 39 Ps and a torque of 32.8 Nm. It features a bore and stroke of 84.5 mm x 62 mm and a compression ratio of 12.3:1, meeting Euro 5-BS6 emission standards. It is equipped with a multi-disc in-oil bath clutch and a 6-speed drive chain transmission. Its suspension includes USD forks at the front and a mono-shock preload adjustable at the rear. The Zontes 350T has front and rear tyres sized 110/80-19 and 160/60-17, respectively, mounted on DOT-rated tubeless cross-spoke rims. For braking, it includes a 320 mm disc at the front and a 265 mm disc at the rear.

The Zontes 350T is available in two colour options; Black and Orange and costs Rs 1,099,990 in Nepal.

5. BMW G310 GS

BMW offers two options in Nepal; the BMW G310 GS and the G310 R. The G310 GS features adventure touring bike functionality and looks whereas the G310 R features naked sports looks and design. Both the bikes share the same engine, frame, electronics and features. The adventure touring bike section in the higher engine capacity is quite famous with the likes of R 1250 GS adventure which has gained worldwide appreciation.

DimensionsLength: 2075 mm
Height: 1230 mm
Width: 880 mm
Weight170 kg
Ground Clearance220 mm
Wheelbase1420 mm
Seat height835 mm
Engine typeWater-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke engine, four valves, two overhead camshafts and cam followers, wet sump lubrication
Engine displacement313 cc
Maximum power25 kW (34 hp) at 9250 rpm
Maximum torque28 Nm at 7500 rpm
GearboxConstant-mesh 6-speed gearbox
ClutchMultiplate clutch in oil bath, anti-hopping clutch, with self-reinforcement
DriveEndless X-ring chain with shock damping in rear wheel hub
FrameTubular space frame
SuspensionFront: Upside down fork, Ø 41 mm
Rear: Central spring strut, spring pre-load adjustable
BrakesFront: Single disc, diameter 300 mm, 4-piston fixed calliper, radially bolted
Rear: Single disc, diameter 240 mm, single-piston floating caliper
TyresFront: 110/80 R19
Rear: 150/70 R17
WheelsCast aluminium
Fuel tank11 litres
ColoursSport | Cosmic Black 3 | Rally
PriceRs 1,475,000

The BMW G310GS is designed for versatility and adventure for a touring bike with a weight of 170 kg, a ground clearance of 220 mm, and a wheelbase of 1420 mm. It has a seat height of 835 mm, making it suitable for a variety of riders. The engine is a water-cooled, single-cylinder 4-stroke with four valves, two overhead camshafts, and cam followers, with wet sump lubrication. The 313 cc engine produces a maximum power of 25 kW (34 hp) at 9250 rpm and a maximum torque of 28 Nm at 7500 rpm meeting the BS6 emission standards. It features a constant-mesh 6-speed gearbox and a multi-plate clutch in an oil bath with an anti-hopping clutch and self-reinforcement.

The touring bike’s frame is a tubular space frame with a front suspension consisting of an upside-down fork (Ø 41 mm) and rear suspension with a central spring strut that is spring pre-load adjustable. The braking system of the touring bike includes a 300 mm single disc with a 4-piston fixed calliper at the front and a 240 mm single disc with a single-piston floating calliper at the rear. It has cast aluminium wheels with front tyres sized 110/80 R19 and rear tyres sized 150/70 R17. The fuel tank capacity is 11 litres. The BMW G310GS is available in three colours: Sport, Cosmic Black 3, and Rally and it costs Rs 1,475,000 in Nepal.

6. Honda CRF 300L Rally

Last on the list of Adventure touring bikes under 400 cc in Nepal is the Honda CRF 300 Rally. Honda’s big bike options include a range of classic to sports and adventure touring bikes. The Honda CRF 300L Rally shares the same components with its younger sibling, the Honda CRF 300L. The major difference can be found in the name itself with the rally version having a rally kit for a more adventurous ride. Honda is known for its reliability and performance, the CRF 300L Rally has been popular in the adventure touring bike segment under the 400 cc engine displacement.

DimensionsLength: 2229 mm
Width: 920 mm
Height: 1419 mm
Weight 150 kg
Wheelbase1453 mm
Ground clearance277 mm
Fuel tank12.8 litres
Engine capacity 286 cc
Engine typeSingle-Cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke, DOHC
Maximum power27 hp at 8500 rpm
Maximum torque26.6 Nm at 6300 rpm
Stroke76.0 x 63.047
Compression ratio10.7: 1
SuspensionFront: Telescopic inverted type, size 43 mm.
Rear: Pro-link
BrakesFront: Double Piston Disc Drake
Rear: Single-piston Disc Brake
TyresFront: 80/100-21M/C 51P
Rear: 120/80-18 M/C 62P
FrameTwin Tube Steel
PriceRs 2,350,000

The Honda CRF 300L Rally is a lightweight adventure touring bike with a weight of 150 kg and a wheelbase of 1453 mm. It has a high ground clearance of 277 mm and a fuel tank capacity of 12.8 litres, making it suitable for both on-road and off-road riding. The engine is a 286 cc single-cylinder, 4-valve, 4-stroke DOHC, producing 27 hp at 8500 rpm and a maximum torque of 26.6 Nm at 6300 rpm, with a compression ratio of 10.7:1. It features a 6-speed gearbox for smooth gear shifts.

The touring bike suspension system includes a telescopic inverted front fork (43 mm) and a rear Pro-link system whereas the braking system consists of a double-piston disc brake at the front and a single-piston disc brake at the rear. The tyre sizes are 80/100-21 M/C 51P at the front and 120/80-18 M/C 62P at the rear and is built on a twin-tube steel frame. The Honda CRF 300L Rally is available in only a red colour option and costs Rs 2,350,000.

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