Rafting in Nepal
Rafting becoming Nepal’s latest adventure industry. It is getting popular in short span of time. With the world’s highest mountains and deepest gorges, Nepal is virtually guaranteed for the good rafting. We have a river running from rafting grade 5 to grade 1. People go for the different grades depending on their own interest, physical condition and accessibility. Many people take rafting as part of their extension trip or just a side plan. The rivers in Nepal drops 3000 m or more over a distance of 240 km. that is a lot of water rushing down at very high speed. A river trip for many rivers gives a different perspective and experience for many of our clients. It is less strenuous than doing the trekking in the mountains.People slowly float past to scenery. Apart from the traditional and classical TrishuliRiver, many rivers are opened right now for doing the rafting. Normal rafting programs is about three to five hours a day on the river broken by a lunch stop. The camps are normally made on the river bank to give opportunity to swim, photograph and explore the area.
Among the popular rafting rivers, TrishuliRiver is very common as it is near from Kathmandu. Many people can make rafting in Trishuli as a small side trip to Pokhara or Chitwan as it is on the way to both area. A more intense is the eight to ten days trip down the Sunkoshiriver. The trip starts at Dolalghat and end at Chatara. End of the rafting trip visiting Koshitappu wildlife reserve. The trip starting from Damauli, a small town 55 km. before Pokhara and stay overnight at the bank of Seti River and continue raft down to Gaighat also give a unique opportunity to visitors.
White water rafting refers to a perfect rafting of grade 4 plus. As the rapids is quiet high the water seems totally white so got the name as white water rafting. Normally the rafting is organized in Bhotekoshi River. It is a day trip from Kathmandu. Prior experience is not necessary but if you have experience of doing the rafting it seems ultimately beneficial as this trip is harder than other regular rafting. The river wear gear need to be brought by client and rest of the service is provided by company. The rafting put in point is Lamosangu.