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River Rafting in Nepal

River Rafting in Nepal

Nepal has earned a reputation as one of the best destinations in the world for white water rafting. Nepal's thundering waters, coming from the glaciers of the mighty Himalaya, provide unmatched thrills for rafting and immersing oneself in the landscape.

Rivers are graded on a scale of one to six, with one being a swimming pool and six a one-way ticket to your maker. Four is considered to be quite challenging without being exceedingly dangerous to the novice rafter. Five requires some previous river experience. Here are some of the popular rafting trips:

Nepal is dream destination of rafting and kayaking experts. White water rafting in Nepal is often by River Runner's Paradise. Indeed nowhere else, one can get such a choice from easy to heart throbbing and a single day to multi-days whitewater expedition trips. Nepal has something for everyone. Weather you are beginner or an expert, safe, personalized and professional services will be made avail for all rivers.

We are organizing rafting over many years of experience offering the finest whitewater expedition & exhilarating adventure trip with highly professional White Water Rafting team provides latest and high quality equipments; Hygienic and tasty western as well as local meals will be served without hassles. We are always committed to provide professional service in White Water Rafting for all valuable clients.

Trisuli River ("Most popular River Rafting Trip")

The Trishuli River consider as a high commercial whitewater sports destination of Nepal due to its easy accessible. It is an excellent river for those who are looking for a day short rafting trip and short multi day's trip without risk and challenge of big rapids with its beautiful scenery, peaceful environment and wonderful local cultural activities. In the monsoon season, water volume level rises up so the strength of the rapids increases and attracts rafters to challenge with its real adrenaline.

Starting Point: Baireni/ Charaudi/ Fishling
River Days: 1-3days
River Distance: 106 km (Approximately)
River Difficulty (Grade): 2-3+
Rafting ending Point: Gaighat/ Narayanghat
Best Season: All season
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Kaligandaki River ("Deepest Gorge")

The trip begins and ends Pokhara to Pokhara-after breakfast early morning from Lakeside, transferred by private transportation to the put in point Maldhunga of the Kali Gandaki River bank (appr. 3 and after 3-day 55 km. wildness expedition trip ends and take out at dam (Mirmi). We serve you lunch there, clean up and load the gear and drive back about (5hr.) journey to Pokhara again. Kali Gandaki rafting trip is ideal for combining with any Annapurna region trekking trip before and after according to your holiday plan

Starting Point: Nayapul (Baglung)
Ending Point: Mirmi
River Days: 3days
River Difficulty: 3-4+
River Distance: 60 km (Approximately)
Best Season: September to November and March to May
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Seti River ("Nepal's warmest River")

The family classic wildness warm water river "Seti" passes through the lime stone gorge of beautiful Pokhara valley. It has un spoilt greenish jungle scenery, excellent bird watching site, local cultural heritage and beautiful clean beaches, many small and undemanding rapids.

The put in point of the Seti River is Madi River Bridge at Damauli and after 2-day river rafting action take out at Gaighat bellow the Trishuli River confluence. Transferring at Damauli is accessible form Pokhara (appr.2 hr.) and from Kathmandu (appr.4:30 hr.) by drive. After end the trip, you can continue your journey to Pokhara (appr. 4-5 hr.) or Chitwan National Park (appr.1hr.) or drive to Kathmandu (appr.5 hr.).

Starting Point: Damuli
Ending Point: Gaighat
River Days: 2 days
River distance: 35 km (Approximately)
River Difficulty: 3-
Best season: September to December & March to May
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Bhotekoshi River ( Short & Sweet Adventure)

Bhote" roughly translates as "river from Tibet so there are quite a lot of rivers with this name in Nepal. This Bhote Koshi is the main branch of the Sun Koshi. The Araniko highway follows the river so access and scouting are relatively easy. The upper valley above Bahrabise is impressively narrow with steep hillsides shooting up over 2000m from the river. Moreover, there are some dramatic and scenic gorges down at river level. Just to drive up the highway and look at the river is like reading an erotic novel – it quickens the blood and excited the mind. Technically, the upper Bhote Koshi ends just after Barbisae where the Sun Koshi joins as a stream from the left: The lower Bhote Koshi rafting start right from the Lamasangu.

Starting Point: Baseri/ Lamosangu
Ending Point: Dolalghat
River Distance: 20km (Approximately)
River Days: 2 days
River Difficulty: 4- 5-
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Sunkoshi River ( "The River of Gold")

The most popular classic expedition-rafting trip is one of the top ten-river journeys in the world. The sun Koshi rises near by Tibet, joined in the Bhote Koshi bellow of Barabise Bazaar, and continue follows eastwards of Nepal through the great valley of Mahabharata range. It is also the main watershed resource of the east Nepal. The river consists- beautiful open valley, amazing waterfalls, clean sandy beaches, dense forest and colorful remote cultural villages attract to explore whitewater seekers and challenge its grate rapids once.

Starting Point: Dolalghat
Ending Point: Chatara(Dharan)
River Days: 7-8 days
River Distance: 275 km Approximately
River difficulty: 4-5
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Karnali River ( "Wild west classic ")

The Wild West classic Karnali one consider as longest river of Nepal. The Karnali River rafting combined with some of the most beautiful canyons found in Nepal and a wide variety of biodiversity including dense forests, wild lives and traditional remote villages. After the monsoon rapids are demanding and huge so the rafting there is an unique expedition trip and wildness experience. The river rises from the marginal Himalayan range of Tibet and flowing down to the southern direction to fall into Gangaes, which entered in Nepal from Humla district and cut the Mahabharat mountain near by Chisapani.

Departure Point: Kathmandu or Pokhara
River Start Point: Sauli
River Finish Point: Chisopani
Outward Travel Time: 14 Hours
River Grade: III to IV+
Return Travel Time: 12 Hours
River Days: 7 Days
River Distance: 180 Km. (Approximately)
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

Marshyangdi River ("Adrenaline adventure")

The marsyandi river rises on the northern slopes of the Annapurna Himal, flows east through an arid valley around manang and then swing south to joint the Trisuli river at Mugling. The scenery is magnificent with every bend of the river opening up fresh vistas of some of the world's highest mountains, but these are behind –as someone said "great views but you need rear view mirrors". The Marsyandi is a photographer's sculptured boulders, some spectacular white water, green valley sides, and a magnificent backdrop of the world's highest mountains.

Starting Point: Nagdi
Ending Point: Bimalnagar
River Days: 3 days
River Distance: 52 km Approximately
River difficulty: 4-4+
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

TAMUR RIVER ( "Eastern wild classic ")

The Tamur River originated from the famous third highest peak of the world Mt Kanchenjunga that is most powerful and exciting sixth largest river in Nepal. The Tamur River is newly opened for commercial River Rafting. More interesting most scenery not polluted you will be getting there truly like a haven, you may feel in your life. It's makes you wonderful if you have 7 to 8 days time including 3 & 1/2 days Road suffer via ILAM it is nice and Beautiful Tea Garden place of east side is kachanjuga west side is mt. makalu and amadblum Himalaya, go down to Dobhan it's rafting starting point of rafting continue green valley and sandy beaches 4+ -5 rapids are well coming you till tribeni and guide give you a chance to see the Baraha chetra temple of Bisnu, after ending Chatra and back to KTM

Starting Point: Dobhan
Ending Point: Chatara
River Days: 5-6 days
River Distance: 131 km Approximately
River difficulty: 4 -5
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost


The Arun is respected as one of the most mighty and powerful rivers of Nepal. Moreover, largesse water volume, huge and impressive rapids, the rapids are challenge in terms of technically complex. The Arun River is 6 days rafting trip, 2 days Bus Suffer and 4 days rafting, this Rafting is beautiful and cross the nice Arun Valley. This is very good Rafting for Rafters because there are so many view of the mountain rang and valley. Rafting starting point is Tumlingtar and continues come down it takes 4 days to get in Dharan (Chatra) for Kathmandu Bus or Fly.

Starting Point: Tumlingtar
Ending Point: Chatara
River Days: 4 days
River Distance: 55 km Approximately
River difficulty: 4 +4
Price: Please contact us for detailed itinerary & cost

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