Grade

Easy

Geography

Hills/Valley/Rivers

Location

Charaudi (Trishuli)/Sukute (Bhotekoshi)

Max altitude

1800 meters

Religions

Hindu/Buddhist

Ethnic People

Brahmin/Chhetri

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodge

Transportation

Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle/Raft

Minimum Pax

1pax

$95 $55


Rafting in Nepal

This is an action-packed recreational activity that can be enjoyed by individuals with different skill levels. Usually done on ‘white water’, rough river water which is often full of rapids and other obstacles makes for a ride that is far from smooth.

 

Rafting Trip Highlights

  • Raft on some of the most famous destination in Nepal
  • Witness majestic hills accompanying the Himalaya-fed rivers
  • Opportunity to spend a night at the river beaches

 

With the Himalayas being the major source of glaciers and rivers, rivers flow above rocky surfaces snaking over the uneven lands. The perennial rivers and their tributaries are excellent destinations for whitewater rafting. As such, there are many destinations that are a day’s ride away from major cities.

Rafting risk factors graded into numerical classes in order of difficulty. And Nepal houses rivers that fall in almost every category of these grades. Rafting difficulty can vary in severity according to the part of the river it did in. Some sections or some rivers as a whole are very rough while others provide a more pleasant experience at the expense of some added thrill. Some of the most famous rafting destinations in Nepal are Trishuli, Bhote Koshi, Karnali, and Rapti.

At Nepal Treks, we aim to create fascinating travel journeys in Nepal. We are driven to provide trip which helps the travelers to fulfill their thirst for adventure. As such, Rafting in Nepal allows travelers to enjoy their travel with a variety of options.

 

Trishuli Rafting

The Trishuli River lies between the cities of Kathmandu and Pokhara. Situated almost 83 kilometers west of Kathmandu, this river is one of the best and famous rafting destinations in Nepal. The river graded as a class 2-3 river which generally means it more welcoming to newcomers and a relatively smooth journey with tough rapids scattered sparsely in the river.

Thus, Trishuli is a good mix of fun and thrills. While rafting you may notice the several small settlements nearby who rely on the Trishuli for irrigation. Your rafting experience will be tentatively 3-4 hours during the afternoon. Trishuli destination in its own right but can also be done as an appetizing trip or a closing to any other trips you have in Nepal.

 

Bhotekoshi Rafting

Bhotekoshi River is one of the roughest rafting in Nepal. The 3-5 class rapids in this river will spike your adrenaline and keep it from dropping. There are powerful and prolonged sections of rapids and dips which demand proper paddling. It is not as welcoming for first-time rafters but is a gem of a river for ones with a little more experience under their belt. This trip located 3 hours northeast of Kathmandu and is a great day trip.  Also possible to spend a night on the river camp. Along with the thrilling waves, the rafting adventure also allows you to enjoy the surrounding landscapes.

  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    1
  • Geography
    Hills/Valley/Rivers
  • Location
    Charaudi (Trishuli)/Sukute (Bhotekoshi)
  • Max altitude
    1800 meters
  • Religions
    Hindu/Buddhist
  • Ethnic People
    Brahmin/Chhetri
  • Accommodation
    Hotel/Lodge
  • Transportation
    Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle/Raft
  • Minimum Pax
    1pax
Day 1-2
Trishuli Rafting
Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu/Pokhara to Charaudi via Malekhu |3-4 Hours| drive; Rafting in the Trishuli River for |3- 4 hours You will drive to Charaudi to begin your rafting tour. You can make a stop at Malekhu to try out their very popular fried fish before heading to Charaudi. You will be provided with instructions before your rafting tour and be introduced to your boat guides who will be leading you on with instructions during the rafting. The waves in the Trishuli River Rafting are also perfect for beginners. After completing the rafting, you head to the beach camp or hotel for an overnight stay. Day 2: Drive back to Kathmandu/Pokhara You can enjoy the sunrise as you walk along the banks of the Trishuli River. After breakfast, you can choose to head to either Kathmandu or Pokhara as per the itinerary of your trip. You can head to Kathmandu for cultural excursions or Pokhara to relax and relish the sights of the Himalayas like Machhapuchhre (6993m).
Day 1-2
Bhotekoshi Rafting
Day 01: 3 Hrs Drive to Sukute from Kathmandu and O/N stay It is a pleasant drive along the hilly countryside of Nepal. As we take the serpentine roads, we can witness a number of small settlements which offer food and accommodation services to the travelers. As the 3-hour drive reaches Sukute, we can enjoy the serene environs around the Bhotekoshi River. We arrive at Sukute for an overnight stay. Day 02: 4 Hrs rafting in Bhote Koshi River after lunch drive back to Kathmandu You head out to Bhote Koshi Rafting site after breakfast. Before you begin you are also provided with a safety briefing and reminded about some primary instructions you need to follow. The trail leads you through thrilling rapids downstream. You will have lunch along the way, stopping at the next camp concluding your rafting tour.


Included
  • Transport with the tourist bus
  • Rafting gears (raft, helmets, life jackets, wetsuits, paddles)
  • Highly experienced river guide
  • Safety Kayaker
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • First Aid Kit
 
 
Not Included
  • Personal beverages
  • Personal Laundry
  • Tipping
  • Anything not mentioned above
   
   
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