Rafting and Kayaking
White Water Rafting on some of the wildest rivers in the Himalaya ....Paddling in the aqua wilds of Nepal…Rafting the wild rivers of Nepal is one ideal way of escaping the trappings of everyday life. Nepal's rivers are second to none, originating from the glaciers of the worlds highest mountains, they plunge through towering gorges and forested foothills before the more tranquil journey along the Ganges plain on their way to the Bay of Bengal. Rivers in this part of the world are regarded as goddesses, and are included in a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious rituals. You may be lucky to witness a river festival during your trip.
Rafting in Nepal can be a splendid adventure that you would have probably never reckoned. There are plenty of milky white water rapids to keep the adrenaline on top gear, with more tranquil stretches in between allowing time to reflect on the abundance of natural beauty that you witness on your rafting trips. Camping overnight on the banks of the river under starry skies on a moonlit night can be a very special romantic experience, especially if you are accompanied with your loved fiancé. You are generally accommodated in tents for 2 people that are set up often around a campfire made from driftwood. All necessary equipment is provided and each rafting team is led by one of our highly experienced rafting guides’ who know the nature of the rivers better than they know themselves. Our rafters are team leaders who simply enjoy their jobs. Rafting experience is not necessary unless stated in the itinerary. This also depends on the river you choose for your rafting adventure.
Nepalese rivers can be grouped into three categories on the basis of their origin:
1. Antecedent to the Himalayas
The major river systems are: the Koshi, the Karnali and the Gandaki which belong to the first group as stated in No. 1. Rivers originating from the Mahabharat Range, and which cut through the Churia hills, come under the second group. These include the Karnali, Bagmati, and the river Kamala. The third group of rivers originates from the southern face of the Churia hills. We run rafting expeditions on the following river routes:
The Kali Gandaki River (4 Days) Grade 4/4 +
This package offers spectacular views of natural beauty and exposes you to Western Nepalese Culture. The trip encompasses the world’s Deepest River Gorges, as you experience challenging and thrilling White Water Rafting.
Day 1: Take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Overnight at your hotel in PokharaDay 2: After breakfast early morning drive to Nayapul (Rafting put in Point). After your briefing about the trip, we start rafting. Overnight camping down by the river side
The Karnali River (10 Days) Grade 4 / 5
this is the largest and longest river in Nepal and also said to be one of the best rivers in the world. The river flows through the western Himalayan ranges.
Day 1: Drive to Surkhet by night coach (at 2.00pm)
The Marshyangdi (6 Days) Grade 4/5 with one day trekking
This River is a highly popular river for views of the western Himalayan ranges and most challenging with its continuous rapids. This is one of the less explored river s in Nepal and is always up for a challenge.
The Sunkoshi (9 Days) Grade 4 / 5
this river is known as the river of Gold and also said to be one of the best rivers in the world. This river flows through the great Mahabharata Lake of the Middle Eastern part of Nepal.
Day 1: Drive to Dolalghat (rafting put-in point) after preparation and a briefing on the trip; start rafting. Overnight Camping
The River Tamur (12 days) Grade 4/5 with 3 Days trekking.
Tamur is said to be a world class river in Nepal. This river flows down from the lap of Mt. Kanchenjunga (3rd highest peak in the world). This adventure includes a 3 days short trek up to Dovan from Basantapur which is an added attraction of this river trip.
Day 1 & Day 2: We take a long scenic drive from Kathmandu to Basantapur and around mid day, we arrive at Basantapur. Overnight camping by a fireside under a moonlit & starry sky
Day 3-5: Trek up to Dovan (put-in-point), overnight camping.
The Bhotekoshi River (2 Days) Grade 4 / 4 +
This trip offers you much challenging and tricky rapids. The trip is considered to be one of the best short river trips in Nepal.
The Trisuli River (2 Days) Grade 3 / 3 +
the most popular river in Nepal, with tiny exciting rapids. The rafting trip is generally always included in your package trip to Chitwan and Pokhara. It’s truly a wholesome & fulfilling package.