White Water Rafting
With thundering rivers crisscrossing the entire map of the country, Nepal offers a unique opportunity to her visitors for rafting thrills. Most of the rivers in Nepal originate in the Himalayas and therefore are ensured with a year-round supply of water. The rivers take you through the entire range of ethno-cultural and geographical richness of the country.
The white water rafting sport can be an experience of the lifetime. Placed on an inflatable rubber raft or a kayak, the rafters can cruise down the rivers flirting with breathtaking rapids. Paddle rafting is the best way with a team following the command of the river runner. You can choose your style of rafting with a meager staff support at the one extreme of your fancy and the elaborate full-team staff,support at the other.
Depending on your appetite for adventure, you can choose from the sections of 10 rivers opened by the government for commercial rafting. The rivers are listed on a scale of one to five, with grades three, four and five being best suited for rafting. Four is considered to be quite challenging without being exceedingly dangerous to the novice rafter. Five requires some previous river experience. The best season for rafting are October through mid-December and March through early May.
A deservedly popular and medium length of river trip is combining exhilarating white water with fine scenery. One of the famous names of Himalayan Rivers, The Kali Gandaki raises in Mustang an enclave of Nepal Poking into Tibet on the other side of the Himalayas here; it is a flat and braided river, flowing in […]Read more
Bhote Kosi is known as the River from Tibet and you can start a trip after a peak over the border into Tibet. The Kathmandu / Lhasa Highway (AKA Friendship Highway, Arniko Highway) runs along beside the river. You can run a day trip or do a two-day expedition and run parts of the river […]Read more
Karnali River is one of the finest big volume rafting and kayaking trips in Nepal-spectacular, remote, jungle-clad canyons, Big white and abundant wildlife. The Karnali is Nepal’s longest and largest river and with its tributaries it drains most of the far west of Nepal-the ‘wild west’ as many people call it, rising in the vicinity […]Read more
Rafting in Seti River, You can have a fairly short trip in the Seti River and offers beautiful mountain views and also unique river passing through two beautiful and contrasting scenic areas of Manaslu and Annapurna regions. This River has relatively small volume but blue and warm water and we recommend this as an ideal […]Read more
Sun Koshi River Known as the River of Gold, rated one of the top ten classic river journeys in the world and it is also in the list of must do rafting while in Nepal. this 270km run is the longest river trip in Nepal has some of the biggest raftable waves anywhere in the […]Read more
The name of this river is after a legend that says, high in the Himalaya at Gosainkund the god Shiva drove his trident into the ground to create three springs –the source of the river and hence its name Trisuli. The river has carved some truly impressive gorges in its lower part as it cut […]Read more
Bheri River Rafting package is relatively an unexplored rafting river in Nepal. The Bheri River rises in Dolpa district. Two large tributaries, the Thuli (meaning big) and Sani (Small!) join at Ramnaghat to form the Bheri River. Bheri is a remote and easy river with amazing scenery, good fishing, unspoiled villages, and interesting local peoples. […]Read more
The Arun River rafting (Grade 5) begins at Tumlingtar and ends at Chatara. Kartikeghat, the put-in point can be approached either by flight or by road. Trip requires a mini-trek either from the airstrip or from the bus stop. First day camp will be put up at Tumlingtar itself. The following day, after breakfast, trek […]Read more