Bhote Koshi River Rafting for two days

  • Duration 2 Days
  • Trip Grade Challenging
  • Destination Nepal

Highlights

An adventure full of thrills and frills paddling through exciting waves and rapids
Exciting moments and scenic adrenaline float downstream on fresh glacial rivers.
The river also called Upper Sun Koshi with world-class white-water adventure
Bhote Koshi fed from the glaciers of high mountains of Nepal / Tibet Himalayas

‘Adventure full of thrills with exciting moments on Nepal wildest rivers’

Bhote Koshi River Rafting for two days allows you to soak into full of thrills and frills, as paddle through exciting world-class enjoyable white-water rapids and bouncy roller coaster waves.

Bhote Koshi, one of the main tributaries of the mighty and famous Sun Koshi River for rafting expedition, the river runs from the glaciers of high Central Himalayan peaks located close between the border of Tibet / China and Nepal.

This raging fast-running river is regarded as one of the best for white-water floats as it flows all the way downstream to join with the main big river of Sun Koshi, near to our finishing point of rafting adventure at Dolalghat town.

There are several options that one can enjoy rafting on Bhote Koshi River, from right above near the frontier of Nepal and Tibet, or from lower downstream and then camp on a nice lovely sandy beach for overnight halt.

Bhote Koshi River is considered as a wild and rough rivers for adrenaline excitement in the world of water sports and rafting or kayaking, due to the nature of the river we also have backup with a kayak to guide the raft through rapids with drops and holes as safety measures.

This is a pure adventure full of paddle action on this exciting rafting trip, where you will encounter grade III to IV rapids and big waves to enjoy the thrills for two days rafting on the wild Bhote Koshi River.

The real fun and adventure on Bhote Koshi River rafting is camping on a nice sandy beach, with time to explore near local villages to witness traditional activities of farm life along with various cultures.

Bhote Koshi, one of the closest rafting rivers from the capital Kathmandu where drive takes you on Kathmandu and Lhasa / Tibet Friendship Highway, past the scenic old town of Dhulikhel, where you can overlook fantastic views of Himalayan mountain range.

After concluding the rafting adventure full of exciting thrills and frills head back to Kathmandu on the same scenic route, after fascinating wet moments and great experience on Bhote Koshi River Rafting.

Itinerary

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Morning an interesting drive takes you beyond Kathmandu city heading east on
Kathmandu and Lhasa / Tibet Friendship Highway for few hours, drive heads towards a nice old Newar town at Dhulikhel where you can catch super panorama of Himalayan chain of peaks.

After Dhulikhel, down towards low-warm sub-tropical climate areas within farm villages and town full of agricultural activities. On reach at Dolalghat town our ending point of rafting adventure, where drive continues above Sun-Koshi and Melamche rivers to reach near Barabise, a flourishing town with age-old trade history with Tibet across the border.

On completing the drive get organized for a rafting adventure, where our river guide and captain provide you a brief information on Bhote Koshi River rafting, the currents, rapids, and paddling technique skill required where necessary.

A dry picnic lunch will be served either before or further downstream, as time permits, get seated on both sides of the raft tubes, equipped with helmet, life-jackets, and helmets.
Our expert guide or captain maneuvers the boat from the rear end, then enjoy many exciting rapids as you paddle through then completing the day as the raft heads to the shore for an overnight stop near a small village of Baseri.A nice and lovely camping spot, with time to explore the near farm village and just relax with the pleasant sound of birds and river flow.

    Morning enjoy hearty breakfast, and then start packing your gear and valuables, and get ready for the last day of rafting on Bhote Koshi River.

    Follow the same routine of the first day, and then enjoy your final moment rafting downstream paddle through big exciting waves and rapids as the river flows downstream towards a bridge near Dolaghat, where our adventure concludes.

    Unloading the gear from the raft, and ready for a few hour drive to reach back in Kathmandu, after an overwhelming adventure and experience on Bhote Koshi River Rafting.

      Bhote Koshi Rafting, provided with standard Itinerary days where days can be shorter or longer as per water volume on the river as per the season-wise, some designated overnight camps can differ or change, due to the current of a river according to different season and other condition, etc…….

      We will follow the itinerary if it needs to be changed in case of weather, and difficulties going over rapids, might require more days especially in late autumn and winter times, where our leader and lead river guides decide holding full authority for Trekking Planner.

      Essential Info

      EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST
      Items for River

      • River sandals
      • Shorts or a swimming costumes
      • A baseball style cap, good sunglass and quality sunscreen

      Shells and insulators :

      Windproof & water proof outerwear, jacket & pants (gortex or nylon) Fleece jacket/sweater (wool or synthetic only for the winter season)

      Clothes:

      • Long sleeve t-shirt / turtlenecks (synthetic)
      • Short sleeve t-shirts
      • Several pairs of thick socks (wool or synthetic), with thin liners (synthetic)
      • Light weight long underwear, top & bottom (polypropylene or "capilene")
      • Wide brim hat (straw type beach hat or synthetic outdoors) to sunburn
      • protection on face, ears, & neck , Underwear, etc

      Footwear:

      1-pair new - condition lightweight walking / running shoes, with textured soles.

      Other Items:

      • Quality sleeping bag & sleeping pad. For those who don't have they can rent it easily in Kathmandu or Pokhara
      • Light weight clothing as pants, shorts, cotton underwear, t-shirts, swim wear
      • Light weight long sleeved shirt or t-shirt and a fleece style jacket
      • Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best)
      • Flashlight with spare batteries & bulbs
      • A couple handkerchiefs
      • Pocket knife
      • Stuff sacks
      • Biodegradable soap
      • Hand towel
      • Feminine hygiene items, including plastic bags to pack out dirty items
      • Lighter / matches (for toilet paper and candles)
      • Spare eyeglass or contact lenses (Due to the ease of getting eye infections, care should be taken in using contacts. Disposable contacts lenses replaced frequently can lessen the risk of eye inflections
      • Hard shell water bottle; one 2-liter or two 1-liter bottles ("Nalgene" or Manmade Metal) that will not melt while adding hot boiled water
      • Emergency contact information
      • Personal medical kit.

      Climate and Weather:

      Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.

      Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold, other months from September and October great times for rafting, most days are clear for views of mountains and beautiful landscape scenery.

      Although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight much shorter.

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