Rafting in Nepal is rapidly growing as adventure traveler's other favorite sports. In paddle or oar boats, rafters drift lazily through lush tropical gorges, or roller coaster through white water stretches rated up to 7 on the Colorado river rafting system. On overnight trips guests camp on sandy river banks, from where they can explore side canyons and near by villages.

The magic behind River Rafting also referred, as Whitewater River Rafting is the extreme and never-ending thrills in the untamed rivers. The rivers in the upper Himalayas are among the best in the world for river rafting sports, with many staircase rapids that challenge the body and spirit of the river runner. The river cuts against the rocky banks, crash into rocks, crevices and breaking into white water rapids, foaming, swirling, and falling in a thunderous din. India and Nepal has a wide range of river rafting regions, which suits both amateurs and professionals.

There are numerous fine rivers in Nepal, which offer excellent rafting or canoeing. You can glide on calm jade water with magnificent of scenery all bout of rush through roaring whitewater rapids, in the care of expert river men employed by government authorized agencies. One can opt for a day of river running or more. A rafting trip in one of the rivers here in Nepal gives you a chance to get the real fragrance of Nepal while you raft through beautiful countryside enjoying the sight of traditional Nepali houses perched on the hillsides and slopes, terraced paddy fields where the people sow their dreams with hopes of growing better future for themselves and for their offspring.

Major river for Rafting in Nepal

    Trisuli River (grade 3+)
    The Trishuli River originated from Holy Gosainkunda Lake of Langtang Himalayan region and given name of lord Shiva’s Trident weapon Trishul. Due to easy access from Kathmandu, Pokhara and its mild rapids made it Nepal’s most popular whitewater rafting destination. It is ideal for both novices as well as the experienced those who are enthusiasts to test Himalayan magic flow. The Trishuli River passes though fascinating valleys of several mountain gorges and firming rolling rapids as well easy accessible from Kathmandu, Pokhara and way to Chitwan National Park. The travelers to Nepal can combine short whitewater rafting trip both after and before the trek to any regions. Day trip to on this river is always unforgettable because of the some challenging thrill rapids- Up Set, Ladies Delight, Surprise etc and for multi day trip you will be continue to encounter many likewise plenty of excitement.

    Kali Gandaki (grade 4 - 4+)
    This is one of the most popular medium length expedition river rafting in Nepal and gained its popularity due to challenging and much exiting rapids. Especially among young hearts those who are seeking for drifting on real Himalayan magic flow. The kali Gandaki River is Asia’s oldest one which is originated from marginal Himalayan range of Tibet passes through all way down of Upper Mustang and cutting bottom of Annapurna I (8091m) and giant Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m) which also known as deepest gorge of planet. Only the river of Nepal that has several ammonite fossils containing with rocks which are remains as present proof that Himalayan was under the sea before 70 million years ago. But the Kali Gandaki River was there before Himalayan born and falling into Tethis Sea. So it is undoubtedly worth to raft once on this river if you are truly looking for Nepal’s most varied land escape and civilization experience. Total rafting river journey will be about 90 Km which is easy accessible from Pokhara to Pokhara.

    Bhote Koshi (grade 4 - 5)
    Those who are looking for short and sweet river run in Nepal the Bhote Koshi River is undoubtedly reward for them. One of the fastest river flows from Tibet lies northeast of Kathmandu and the road access directly follow to the Tibet border link which is only three hours to transfer to the put in point. The Bhote Koshi whitewater rafting is two day run of pure adrenaline rush and continuous amazing challenges up to the end. So if you are really ever dreamed to experience big grade of rapids we guarantee you to safe trip on Bhote Koshi River for your exhilarating vive come true. However relatively this river sounds technically difficult but our long time experience doing like his type of several adventure runs and international standard of wildness training made easy.

    The Raging River (grade 4 - 5) “Marshyangdi”
    The River Marshyangdi is one of the toughest challenging whitewater trip destination of Nepal. This river is only able to run with those who have previous experience of grade 4 river runs, having good condition of physical fitness and good swimmer. The river originated from Tilicho Lake of main source and from Gangapurna Glacier near Mannang village in undoubtedly great challenging among paddlers of world. Now unfortunately the world class Marshyangdi River got hydro electricity dam some of the most beautiful rapids are gone. Rafting on this river made easy road link of way to Manang and can be organize trip both from Kathmandu and Pokhara.

    Karnali River (grade 4 - 5)
    The mighty Karnali is one of the longest expedition river in far west of Nepal. The big volume expedition river journey allow three and half day full of challenging rapids and rest of days will be floating just observing beautiful land escapes and wildlife. The Wild West journey to this river is an experience of remote hidden treasure of Himalayan country as well exploration its unique ethnical cultures. The Karnali river has several tributes from different Himalayan range of far west as well one major tribute from Mansarobar Lake of Tibet, one from Rara Lake and others from Mt Saipal, Api and Kanjiroba. New road access to Jumla Karnali highway made easier to transfer now a day.

    Sun Koshi (grade 4 - 5)
    The river Sun Koshi is most popular for 8-10 days expedition journey and best renowned top ten river trip on planet. The big volume river offers many challenging rapids as well perfect combination of amazing culture in mid hill. About 270 Km of long incredible stretch and exhilarating whitewater section undoubtedly add you to enjoy real adventure of Nepal. Some of the most popular rapids of this river are Harkapur, Big Dipper, Jaws, Dead man’s eddy, Rhino rock, Roller Coaster truly challenging for everyone. From Kathmandu easy road access to Dolalghat put in point takes about three hours and the rafting trip ends at Chatara which is also links east west main highway.

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