River Rafting -
River Rafting When it comes to white water rafting and kayaking, Nepal has the best on offer in the world. Nepal has rivers to cover every level of whitewater activity after the monsoon offers the most adrenaline packed rivers to all adventure seekers. This mountainous country spoils the adventure for choice when it comes to white water.
Trishuli River Rafting: “The Classic River” 1 or 2 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
Trisuli River is one of the most popular Nepali rivers for rafting. For first-time rafters, it offers plenty of excitement. Due to its proximity to Kathmandu and the easy road access. This river is nearby Kathmandu or Pokhara as well It is the cheapest river trip available in Nepal. A river trip on Trishuli can be combined with trips to Chitwan or Pokhara.
Departure: Everyday (Kathmandu or Pokhara or Chitwan.
Bhotekoshi River Rafting: 2 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
Bhote Koshi River is a two-day run of pure adventure. The rafting site is located only three hours from Kathmandu. Twenty-six kilometers of continuous whitewater soaks rafters as they shoot through a veritable maze of canyons and boulders. It is the steepest river rafted in Nepal and required a lot of concentration. Starting above Barabise, you raft down to the dam at Lamosangu.
Kaligandaki River Rafting: “Holiest River” 3 Days (Pokhara to Pokhara.
River Kali Gandaki winds through remote canyons and deep gorges of intense rapids among. Starting at Baglung, you could raft down to Andi Khola (Mirme) in 3 days. Trips on the Kali Gandaki begin and end in Pokhara and offer an exciting alternative to the Trisuli. The run flows 72 km and its challenges are continuous.
Sunkoshi River Rafting: 9 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
River Sun Koshi is Nepal’s longest rafting trip. The rafting site, three hours drive from Kathmandu is more accessible than the Karnali. The run is 270 km and requires 8 to 9 days from Dolalghat to end Chatara down to the Indo-Gangetic plains. The first couple of days are relatively easy while surprises sneak up on you during the last days.
Karnali River Rafting: “Peacock River”: 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu.
River Karnali in the far west is the longest and largest river in Nepal. It flows through steep, jagged canyons where the rapids are tightly packed, offering continuous challenging water at all flows. A bus ride to far-western Nepal or a flight to Nepalgunj can take one to rafting site. It takes about 10 days to navigate the 90 kilometers of canyons and waterfalls. During most of this trip, the wilderness is uninterrupted by human habitations.
Seti Khola: “An adventure river” 2 Days Pokhara.
Seti River can be reached from Damouli roughly 160 kilometers west of Kathmandu. Rafters encounter several rapids before reaching Trishuli River. Hindu religious site Devghat marks the confluence of Kali Gandaki and Trishuli and becomes River Narayani. Rafters have a choice of either coming back to Kathmandu or continuing the journey to visit the Chitwan National Park.