Nepal conserves eight of world’s fourteen highest 8000 meter mountains. Due to melting of ice and precipitation the rivers are formed, flowing through the country, finally to merge to the Ganges in India. This is a country where the altitude and geography ranges within a width of around 200 Kilometers north to south. Geographically, the country is a hilly country and hence, rivers have to pass through the hills, Mainly the Mahabharata Range.
An Altitude range of around 5400 meters on the north at origination of rivers to around 150 meters on the terai, rivers has to pass through a steep altitude range making big rapids of flow in almost all the rivers flowing through.
For a rafter, there are many options, each distinct to the other. Ranging from simple, moderate silent rivers to high, wild rivers there are really a lot options to raft in. Seti River, Trishuli River, Bhote Koshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Marshyangdi River, Karnali River, Sun Koshi River all have own identity in rafting field. Tamur and Likhu River are the wildest.
Option No. 1:
Day 01: Early morning from Kathmandu, drive to Baireni or Charoudi. Prepare for Rafting; wear the rafting equipments and go to hit the water. All the information needed for rafting are given by the raft guide right at the beginning. You will learn how to raw your raft boat, how to get back in boat if you fall, what measures to apply etc. This is around 3 hours rafting ending at Kuringhat driven by expert river guide. Pass through many water rapids, including Offset, the toughest rapid in Trishuli River. Have Lunch at Kurintar and drive back to Kathmandu.
Option No. 2:
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Khadichour, the rafting starting point. All the information needed for rafting are given by the raft guide right at the beginning. You will learn how to raw your raft boat, how to get back in boat if you fall, what measures to apply etc. This is around 3-4 hours rafting passing through the picturesque landscapes, hills and water rapids inside the river, we reach DolalGhat, the One day rafting end point. Have lunch at Dolal Ghat and drive back to Kathmandu.
Note : depending upon the time frame of the visitors, the days in raft may be added to 2, 3 days continuing the other parts of Major rivers in Nepal.
- Land Transportation from Kathmandu to Rafting starting point and back
- Rafting equipments – Rafting boat, Paddle, life jacket, helmet, safety barrel, rope etc.
- Rafting guide
- Lunch – after rafting
- Costs for the services other than mentioned above