Nepal is a landlocked country with highest peaks commencing perpetually flowing river basins. From rising topographic altitude creating ebb and flow of water settling remaining debris and deposit of sediment to plain terai after plunging through deep gorges. The river system in Nepal can be understood on the basis of physical environment i.e. flow of water from the Himalayas colliding and changing direction at Mahabharat and passing through churia range making Koshi, Karnali, Narayani and Gandaki river as major tributaries of Ganges river in Northern India. Nepal offers eleven regions for river rafting  Trishuli, Kaligandaki, Bheri, Seti, Sunkoshi, Karnali, Tamakoshi, Arun, Budhi Gandaki, Bhotekoshi and Marshyangdi.

Whether you are a beginner or an avid white water contender, if you want to experience an adrenaline rush and extreme adventure at impressive gorges and exciting rapids then we would like to introduce you; rafting at Trishuli, river which originates from the Langtang Himal situated at GosaiKunda. The river flows in between Kathmandu and Pokhara and if you want an alternative mode of transportation switching boring bus travel to reach Pokhara then river rafting is truly off the beaten track surrounded by beautiful terraced rice farm fields and lush green forest hills.

Highlights:

  • Explore Nepal’s water beauty and scenic landscape beauty of dense forest hills together
  • Awesome travel integrated with the adrenaline rush adventure ensuring safety
  • Non-stop 1hours 30 minutes class III+IV rapids witnessing beautiful Annapurna range at upper Seti river
  • Enjoy Swimming, cliff jumping and many more activities while traveling.

Overview

  • Duration Full day
  • Activities River Rafting m
  • Trip Type Solo/Group
  • Best Time KTM/KTM
  • Start/End KTM/KTM
  • Location KTM/PKR
  • Hotel Pickup Available
  • Age Range Above 14

Includes

  • Pickup and drop off service
  • An English speaking guide for a tour
  • Good sized lunch after activity

Excludes

  • Expenses for buying goods
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Accommodation facility
  • Tips and gratitude

Itinerary

  • Pickup

    You will be picked up from your respective hotel at kathmandu.

  • Stop At: Trishuli Rafting Start point

    After 3 hours drive from Kathmandu, we will reach charaudi. It’s almost about a 3 hours activity that we carry out from the starting point.

  • Stop At: Lunch Point

    After a tremendous attempt which requires arduous robustness, it’s essential to nourish your tummy. So, we will stop for a good-sized lunch.

  • Drop off:

    You will be heading back to your respective destination by local bus.

Additional Information:

  • You can extend the rafting package up to two days, for the upper Seti river situated at Pokhara and at Trishuli River in Chitwan. Please contact us for more information.
  • We recommend you to carry a bottle of water and a towel, an extra pair of clothes, shoes and socks.

River Rafting: Frequently Asked Questions

  • I have never done river rafting before- is it safe?

    Yes absolutely! albeit Risk makes it more exciting. Our professional guide will teach and instruct you, Incase of any mishaps there is Kaykayes Rescue team, with intensive international training, state of the art equipment and comprehensive emergency preparedness we are able to reduce risk to some extent. It’s also upto oneself how carefully you hear and follow instruction and don’t be reckless.You will be provided by safety gears like helmets, life jackets, dry tops and wet suits that will keep you safe in the water.

  • Which time is the best time of year to go for Rafting in Nepal?

    Lifetime experience of river bed causing rapid  of class IV/V during season falls (october-june) and class III+/IV during season falls (december- march)  due to steep gradient.

  • What does river grade mean?

    In River bed Water volume and technical hazards determine a rapids grade. River grade determines the difficulty and extreme rafting experiences, one needs to understand that Nature itselfs is responsible for  fluctuation on rapids depending on the season.

    • Class I-II are small and simple waves.
    • Class III/III+ are exciting, but not too difficult or technical.
    • Class IV/IV+ provide a great adrenalin rush with the chance of falling out or flipping the raft.
    • Class V is extreme, challenging and should carry out under the strict supervision and guidance of trainers.
  • How to ensure my luggage safety?

    Your valuable things whatever you bring on this trip like cameras, medicine will be packed in 99.9% waterproof Sack and kept carefully in an indestructible pelican box, one might be quite skeptical about their luggage safety but we assure you about its reliability or we can manage to transport according to your request.

  • Can I still go rafting if I don’t know swimming ?

    Yes, surely you will be equipped with a life jacket but pre-inform your instructor or guide so that they can attend you in any worst-case scenario.

  • Can I use my gadgets while Rafting in Nepal?

    We strongly recommend you to be extremely careful handling gadgets while rafting in Nepal’s river. It’s a continuously flowing river and once you lose it in water you might not get your gadget back rather give responsibility to service providers to take your photos and videography, It’s a win-win situation you can enjoy to full extent and capture beautiful adventurous memories with you

  • Who is responsible if I get injured?

    Service operators are fully concerned about your safety first, Highly professional teams will arrive in case of small injuries and provide you basic first aid medications, however they also provide insurance with this package ensuring your medical treatment.

  • What should I do if I fall while rafting? Will guides be available throughout the journey?

    The chances of falling out of the boat is rare, can occur only when you don’t hear instructions and guidance by a guide, they internalize you with the existing water flow and guide you throughout the journey. so, please be very attentive and listen to what they say. In case you happen to have an unfortunate situation, then a lifejacket will be provided.

  • What clothing do you recommend for Rafting?

    We strongly recommend you to wear closed shoes and sneakers that fit well on  your feet, special booties are provided for the canyon. Preferably, Swim suit will be a very comfortable option as well as a stretchable t-shirt and shorts will also be convenient wear.

  • Can I do it solo or do I have to join a group?

    Rafting is a team collaboration undertaking and you will be introduced with the team who have booked on the same day if you are planning to do it solo.