Rivers in Nepal are mostly fast flowing rivers among all the rivers in the world with offers of thrilling rapids for rafting in Nepal. In thousand meters deep creating enormously unstable hillsides many rivers have cut sheer-sided valleys. Any external cause such as an earthquake, severe rainfall, the construction of a road, etc can trigger catastrophic earth and rock slides which sometimes create natural dams impounding large lakes, only to burst open and flood the valleys downstream. Most of the rivers are drained from higher Himalayas which can be broadly divided into three categories in accordance with their organs. There are three main rivers in the Nepal under the first category rivers such as; Koshi River, Karnali River and Gandaki River which are originating from glaciers and snow-fed lakes. All of the rivers of Nepal are greatly popular for the purpose of rafting adventure in Nepal.
The popular rafting destinations
1.Sun Koshi River Rafting
Sun Koshi River Rafting is one of the most advanterous water rafting in the world. Passing through the mountains of Nepal which are covered with dense forest, terrace farming lands, typical Nepali houses, and rafting in this fast flowing river with high tides is a once in a lifetime experience.
Starting point: Dumja
Ending Point: Chatara
No. of Days: 9 days
Best Time: May to June and, September to November
2. Trisuli River Rafting
Trisuli river rafting is best for first-time paddlers. This rafting also offers you an insight or track to famous cities in Nepal - Pokhara, and Chitwan .
Starting point: Charudi
Ending Point: Gaighat
No. of Days: 1 day
Best Time: All season
3. Bhote-Koshi River Rafting
Bhote-Koshi River Rafting is suitable all season. It takes you through the beautiful mountains and an amazing view of traditional Tibetan lifestyle. If you are searching for an electrifying white water experience, then this is the best spot!
Starting point: Baseri
Ending Point: Dolaghat
No. of Days: 1 to 2 days
Best Time: All season
4. Marsyangdi River Rafting
This famous river rafting offers you the view of the famous Annapurna region. This journey passes through the route Annapurna trekking. Going through the stunning and eye-catching view of Himalayan range and mountains, it is one of the most beautiful river rafting.
Starting point: Bhule Bhule
Ending Point: Sanghu
No. of Days: 2 to 3 days
Best Time: May to June, September to November
5. Kali-Gandaki River Rafting
Kali - Gandaki river is one of the holy rivers of Nepal, which originates from the Tibet. This journey offers you a breathtaking view of mountains, biodiversity.
Starting point: Maldunga
Ending Point: Mirmi
No. of Days: 3 days
Best Time : September to November, April to June
- Trained and certified guides for rafting
- Quality rafting pieces of equipment.
- Accommodations for Camp
- Meals- breakfast, lunch, dinner.
- Permit for Rafting
- Visas, flights, other taxes etc.
- Personal items.
- Personal Food