River Rafting in Nepal
is a very popular adventure sports in Nepal. With so many rivers flowing from the mighty Himalayas, rafters have so many options to choose from. Whether you're an amateur trying it out for the first time or an adrenaline junky who lives for this kind of adventure, we have something for everyone. The rapid flowing rivers with the torrents different grades, it really is a treat for rafters all over the world.
Nepal is the second richest country for water, and to name a few rivers we have Trishuli, Seti, Bhotekoshi, Kali Gandaki, Marsyangdi, Sunkoshi, Arun, Karnali, Tamor and many others with various grades of rapids presenting wide range of difficulties where you can go for rafting trips lasting from 1-2 days to a little longer period according to your convenience and economy. These rivers will make sure that you have a very close encounter with thrill and adventure that you're looking for.
Away from the hustle bustle of the city, you can enjoy the serene environment and the clear water of the rivers splashing you gently, rafting is a perfect gateway. Since the cost is quite moderate and the time can also be managed according to your needs, rafting is the number one choice of adventure sports in Nepal.Flow along with the beautiful rivers, clean up your soul with the waters and soak up in the magnificent natural surroundings of Nepal.
Trishuli river rafting
A perfect rafting experience for people who are looking for a short river trip, Trishuli River flows from the high Mahabharata range and passes through some really impressive gorges. Trishuli river rafting is very good for amateurs who do not have previous experience of high rapids. Alongside the beautiful scenery and serene environment, all the rafters are set to experience this amazing experience.
The starting point is just 3-3.5 hour drive from Kathmandu. Just a few kilometers away from the bustling city is this amazing place where you can enjoy not only the adrenaline rush but also the beauty of nature. Trishuli rafting is quite famous among rafters because it's easy to reach and the trip is just right.
The river which originates from the Gosaikunda region is relatively safe with rapid of 2-3 grades and provides a great opportunity to experience the magnificent views of serene beaches and rugged scenery along with the adventurous raft.
The river Marsyangdi is considered as one of the best rafting river in the world. Encounters with rapids of class IV to class V make this run an exciting and exhilarating one. While rafting you can see the superb view of the Manaslu and Annapurna Himalayan range. You can reach the place-with an 8\9 hours drives to Bulbhule and the following day trek to Nagdi from where yours rafting starts. This can be of four to five days.
Named after the fearsome Hindu goddess Kali, Kaligandaki River is one of the most popular river trips in Nepal. It not only offers you an adrenaline rush but is also accompanied with an exhilarating journey in the water along with beautiful sceneries. The river originates from Mustang and flows through the mighty Dhaulagiri and Annapurna to create one of the world's deepest gorge.
The whole rafting session is of three days and it takes you along some mind blowing drops, torrents of grade 3 to 4 and will give you a sense of adventure that will leave you wanting some more if it.
And the best part is that, you don’t need to be an experience rafter to raft in Kaligandaki. Even if you're an amateur, you can easily master the art of rafting in Kaligandaki. Kaligandaki has 60 rapids within the 72 km of its distance that provides you a jolting and thrilling, roller coaster ride which you are going to enjoy from start till end.
You are hurling yourself into the unknown with this experience and it's assured that you'll have an experience of a lifetime.
Bhotekoshi river rafting
One of the most popular white-water rafting rivers of Nepal, Bhotekoshi originates from Tibet. Just a 3 hours drive from the capital city, it is located at the distance of 70km. east from Kathmandu.
After being open quite recently, it has started becoming very popular among rafters. Flowing through the deepest of gorges, it provides the rafters with a sense of thrill that comes along with rafting. Sliding through the steep path, Bhotekoshi will present all the rafters with a once in a life time opportunity to go through the most adventurous experience that one can have.
Bhotekoshi is really famous because of the torrents that make the river such a thrill. And not just that, the only bungee jumping in Nepal is based on the gorge of this river. The adrenaline rush, he beautiful natural surroundings and a group of enthusiasts like you, what could be more fun than this??
The lower section of the river rapids has the measure of 4 and the upper section has the rapids of 5-6 grade. Flowing down through all the mysterious canyons and boulders and passing through the wilderness, Bhotekoshi will give you an experience of rafting journey extending for 26 km throughout the snow white water which you'll never forget.