Rafting in Nepal
Rafting in Nepal, where one can enjoy wide range of rafting rivers from fast flowing white water to scenic floats.
Rafting in Nepal, is another popular adventure sports after trekking and mountaineering activities. The country with world highest mountain range provides excellent water sports, such as rafting and kayaking.
All rivers fed from the glaciers of mighty Himalayan peaks, the abode of god and goddesses and holy spirits. Most rafting ‘put in points’ located around mid-hills where glacial waters gets mild temperatures, suitable for moderate to adventurous rafting.
Rafting in Nepal, started from the mid 1970’s and has become one of the major adventure activities in Nepal. Where all types of people and age group can join the fun for a day to two days or more.
Besides, before or after your major programs in Nepal, with time can extend your holiday enjoying rafting various mighty rivers. Rafting Himalayan Glacial Rivers will be a great experience as you paddle downstream encounter big bouncy waves and roller coaster rapids.
Nepal Himalayan Rivers offers wide options from leisure scenic floats to mild rapids of moderate grade to adrenaline white water rafting.
Most popular Rafting Rivers:
Trisuli River, flows from the glacier of Ganesh and Langtang Himal a popular river, provides all types of excitement of bouncy waves to white-water and roller coaster rapids to enjoy.
One can join in for a day to two days or more, the closest rivers from the capital Kathmandu and scenic Pokharacity. Where one can continue rafting further downstream to end at famous Chitwan National Park, with a surge of adventure.
Bhote Kosi, is another rafting river close from Kathmandu valley, about few hours’ drive to the starting point of rafting. This river also known as Upper Sun Kosi one of main tributary that joins with mighty Sun Kosi River, further downstream. Flows from high country of Tibet and Nepal Central Himalaya range of peaks, where one can enjoy the thrills for a day or two days.
Seti River, located Nepal Mid-West fed from the massive Annapurna Himalaya glaciers, compared to other rivers quite calm to enjoy scenic floats with some exciting rapids. Seti River flows downstream to join great Trisuli River. Seti River, a great river for a day to two days rafting or continue downstream towards Chitwan.
Major Rafting Expedition Rivers:
Sun Kosi, means river of gold and close to Kathmandu valley about an hour drive to start the adventure. Sun Kosi Rafting for 8-10 days expedition with all camping gear carried on raft, where tents are set on nice sandy beaches.
Sun Kosi considered as world ten best rivers rafting, where one can enjoy paddling on mighty white-waters and enjoying great world class rapids till it ends down south on gangetic plains of Nepal Far South East Terai.
Kaligandaki River, starts from the glacier of Mustang Himal and Dhaulagiri Himalaya mountains, begins with few hour drive from scenic Pokhara city to start the adventure paddling through mighty rapids for 3-4 days.
Karnali River, one of Nepal great rivers for rafting located Far West where rafting begins after drives and treks for few days to reach on starting point of rafting, where might waves and exciting rapids takes you downstream around Nepal Far South West. After a grand adventure rafting for a week or more.
Rafting Himalayan Glacial Rivers in Nepal:
On rafting provides you with helmet, life-jacket, paddles and water-proof barrel and containers to keep your valuable safe on getting wet.
Accommodation either in River Resorts or camping on sandy beaches with all meals provided.
All Rafting accompanied by expert Rafting Guides, with all safety measures and with good knowledge on First Aid including CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Recitation), if required.