Himalayan Roadies, the reality survival show focused on young people seeking adventure in Nepal, is back. The contestants are given difficult tasks and that would likely exceed most people’s limits. The judges went to 15 cities all over Nepal and held their pre-audition round in the Yamaha showrooms in these cities. The major auditions cities were Pokhara, Chitawan, Nepalgunj, Dharan and Kathmandu. More than 15,000 candidates participated, and out of all of them, just 16 candidates were selected to perform. Each location brings new challenges and the last one to survive wins the show. Seasons 1 and 2 have been extremely successful, and now Himalayan Roadies presented by Yamaha FZ strikes again with season 3. This season has 18 episodes, and as usual the first five episodes are audition round and, and afterwords the candidates are divided into groups, and eventually join group leaders, who will also be participating this year. That’s right - the unique angle this season will be the judges having to perform themselves as well, bringing a change in the show, making them gang leaders.
With its theme “Blood Sweat and Tears,” it sure is thrilling to watch. Popular personalities including Raymond Das Shrestha, Deeya Maskey and Ashish Rana have made their return in this new season. Himalayan Roadies has now included two more new judges, Anoop Bikram Shahi who is an actor and a winner of Manhunt International, and Saman Shrestha, winner of the show’s first season. This season is sponsored by Yamaha FZ series, which will be aiding the riders with the thrilling tasks they are given, while Prabhu TV, Visit Nepal 2020, OYO and Star Hospitals are the other sponsors of the show. The winning candidate will get get Rs. 10 Lakhs and a Yamaha FZ bike.
“This season is Intense. Rivalry is what we get to witness. Not just between the contestants but between the gang leaders who are willing to do anything and go to every extent to put their gang members on the top. There’s no denying that Himalaya Roadies is one of the biggest and most daring reality shows in Nepal, and it will also provide youths with an opportunity to express themselves as the fearless along with the winner’s prize and the title of a Roadie," said the Director of Himalayan Roadies, Aman Adhikari.