River Rafting

River Rafting

River Rafting in Nepal is getting more and more popularity in recent years as Nepalese rivers got exposure to the professional rafters from around the world. Most of the torrential rivers gushing down from the high Himalayas to the lowlands are considered to be the ideal destinations for whitewater rafting in Nepal.Even the professional rafters from the western countries say that some of the rivers in Nepal are the best in the world for white-water rafting. In this sense, Nepal truly holds great potential for rafting too.

As in other countries, rafting is taken as one of the famous adventure sports in Nepal. In various easy to challenging rivers in Nepal, rafters can experience grade 3 to grade 6 rapids. Of course, rivers in Nepal are so capable to provide you adrenaline-filled actions and breathtaking adventures. Nepal offers many rivers for you to explore and have real adventures with. World Sight Journey organizes fantastic white water rafting and kayaking packagesin various well-known rivers in Nepal for those who love this adventure. We have a team of expert and professional guides and rafters/kayakers with top quality equipment.

Some of the raging rivers which are opened and best known for whitewater rafting in Nepal are Trishuli River, Arun River, SunKoshi River, Tamor River, Karnali River, DudhKoshi River, Tama Koshi River, Seti River, Marshyangdi River, and Kali Gandaki River among others. Whether you are a novice or an expert rafter, come join us to have adventurous rafting in the challenging rivers of Nepal. Your safety is of paramount concern to us.

Trisuli River Rafting

Trisuli River rafting is most popular rafting river, rises high in the Himalaya at Gosain kund The God shiva drove his trident in the ground to create three springs ? The source of the river and hence its name TRISHULI. It has impressive gorges and some moderate white water, few exiting rapids are balance by other easier sections. Easily accessible for any one while travelling pokhara ,Kathmandu & chitwan Highway.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Rafting this river is started from Charaudi. The leader of the raft will give a short briefing on safety procedure. The whole day we encounter several big and small rapids but the main interest is after Majhimtar which is just before the ‘upset’ rapid and according to the Colorado River rating scale this rapid has been rated from 3 to 4. All tricky rapids bear Nepali names as well as common names, which you will be told by the rafting guide.

Lunch will be served on the beach of the river just before going through the Upset rapids. Shortly after lunch we will encounter another rapid known as surprise. It is indeed, for the current accelerates and the rapids increase in size and frequency. Overnight at Kurinighat Camp.

Day 02: After breakfast, we will continue rafting encountering Mugling & Simaltal rapids and pass the Marshyangdi River, which has flowed down, from Manang valley. Arrive put-out-point, drive to next destination.

Cost include on:

  • †  Transportation to and from Kathmandu by a tourist bus,
  • † Professional rafting guide and welltrained cooks, helpers and other staffs,
  • † All kind of rafting equipments,
  • † Camping & Cooking equipment (tents, mattress & kitchen gear),
  • † 3 times a day continental & Nepalese meals during the rafting period (breakfast, lunch & dinner),
  • † Accommodation in 2 person capacity tent during the rafting
  • † All staffs salary, insurance, meals etc,
  • † All necessary fees, Government/Local taxes, all national park and conservation area fees.
  • † Tourist service charge.

Cost does not include on:

  • † Personal Expenditure (Alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, and laundry),
  • † Food & accommodation cost incase of any natural accident caused by weather,
  • † Tips, Gratuities and expenditure,
  • † Rescue & insurance such as travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss.

Bhotekoshi River Rafting

Bhote Koshi is the beautiful for adventure trip with very steep and basically non-stop mountain river only 3 hours drives from Kathmandu offering tow days of intense and challenging river rafting. Bhotekoshi is known as the River from Tibet and you can start a trip after a peak over the border into Tibet. This trip is an ideal trip for those looking for short whitewater voyage also it remains a favourite for its fast-paced adventure and thrills of river rafting. With the adventure of Bhote Koshi you also get the chance to observe emerald green fields are terraced high above the river on precipitous slopes, curious villagers lining suspension bridges are amazed as we plunge through cascading waves and chutes of foam. Visiting an ancient culture, trek in the awe inspiring Himalayas and get a tan – yep the weather is sunny! We love the excitement of this trip and it really is the best available in whitewater fun. The rapids here are a solid class IV- V at high flow, and a more classic III at lower levels.

You are beginning to understand what this great trip in Nepal offers you nothing less than the ride of a lifetime. If you have never rafted before and if you have limited time but desire an adrenaline overload, then this is a perfect introductory trip package for you because of the Bhote Kosi is probably the most exciting short rafting trip in Nepal and best white water adventure in the world has been variously described as.

Details Itinerary

Day 1: We take a trip to 95 km. east from Kathmandu is the starting point Lomosangu- Dam of the trip. This is a spectacular drive through villages and if weather permits, you will have fantastic mountain views i.e. Ganesh Himal, Langtang etc, we raft the first 10 km of the MOST exciting stretch of the river and then return to the start to play again the same stretch the next day rather than continue with only half a day paddling to the end. Drives back to our camp.

Day 2: After breakfast a quick pack up and set out (approx. 9 to 10 a.m.) run white water hit again a class 3 rapid starting from upper section. You have the second chance to show how your raft team can work well together in challenging rapids. We have lunch on the river and continue the action until the take out point Dolalghat Bazaar about 2 to 3 p.m. and bus back to Kathmandu. Our trip is over here.

Cost include on:

  • †  Transportation to and from Kathmandu by a Express bus,
  • † Professional rafting guide and well trained cooks, helpers and other staffs,
  • † All kind of rafting equipment,
  • † Camping & Cooking equipment (tents, mattress & kitchen gear),
  • † 3 times a day continental & Nepalese meals during the rafting period (breakfast, lunch & dinner),
  • † Accommodation in 2 person capacity tent during the rafting
  • † All staffs salary, insurance, meals etc,
  • † All necessary fees, Government/Local taxes, all national park and conservation area fees.
  • † Tourist service charge.

Cost does not include on:

  • † Personal Expenditure (Alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, and laundry),
  • † Food & accommodation cost incase of any natural accident caused by weather,
  • † Tips, Gratuities and expenditure,
  • † Rescue & insurance such as travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss.

Kaligandaki River Rafting

Kaligandaki River Rafting One of the famous rafting river around Himalayan rivers of Nepal. Named after the Goddess (KALI) rises high on the Tibetan plateau in Mustang and cut of the deepest gorges in the world between Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Annapurna (8091m).

This largely unspoiled ? holy? river offers exiting bumpy 60 set of fast and medium length white water rapids over 60 km , spectacular views of Mountain backdrops, green lush waterfalls, typical villages and temples amazing wildlife and gorgeous sandy beaches campsites makes this our favorite white water adventures.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to the rafting put-in-point at Baglung, throughout the drive we have wonderful views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks as well as the sacred Fishtail Mountain. Upon arrival we unload gear. We serve lunch and our professional guides will give you a full safety briefing. After briefing it is straight in the grade 4 rapid Little brother followed quickly by Big Brother. If you have any doubts you have no time to think about them now! It is grade 4 to 4+ all the way! The scenery is impressive with blue green water, high sided lush green valleys and amphitheaters of golden sandstone cliffs with eagles riding the updrafts. On the left, pass a fascinating temple and ghat at the rivers confluence with the Modi Khola. Tonight we camp at one of nature’s five star sites with mind blowing views and dancing waterfalls.

Day 02: Today is continuous grade 3 to 4 world-class white water with rapids like Rafter’s Refund and our Breaker. Wave trains and holes abound early so watch out if you don’t want to flip! Adrenalin junkies hold on tight but don’t forget to keep glancing back upstream to catch views of the amazing Annapurna’s. Once camped, the village of seti Beni is just a short walk upstream and guarantees to delight with its stone flagged lanes and curious youngsters skylarking.

Day 03: As we continue downstream, the river cliffs narrow eerily above us and we enter a somber canyon glistening with wet black rocks. You experience what can only be seen from the water, so drink it all in as we drift towards our take out point. After lunch we take the four hour drive back to Pohkara.

Cost include on:

  • † Transportation to and from Kathmandu by a tourist bus,
  • † Professional rafting guide and well trained cooks, helpers and other staffs,
  • † All kind of rafting equipment,
  • † Camping & Cooking equipment (tents, mattress & kitchen gear),
  • † 3 times a day continental & Nepalese meals during the rafting period (breakfast, lunch & dinner),
  • † Accommodation in 2 person capacity tent during the rafting
  • † All staffs salary, insurance, meals etc,
  • † All necessary fees, Government/Local taxes, all national park and conservation area fees.
  • † Tourist service charge.

Cost does not include on:

  • † Personal Expenditure (Alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, and laundry),
  • † Food & accommodation cost incase of any natural accident caused by weather,
  • † Tips, Gratuities and expenditure,
  • † Rescue & insurance such as travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation.