Major Rafting in Nepal

white water rafting in nepal

Rafting in Nepal is also popular as white water rafting; along with the whitewater, mountain originated river. It is the best way to explore Nepal, first book rafting and extend the other famous trip like Trekking and hiking, Safari, Climbing & Expedition, Tours and many more in Nepal.

Nepal is a mountainous country located between central Asia, including the top 8 highest peaks of the world over 8000 meters. By which, has a number of hills inside Nepal and includes big and long river origin from the mountain. Rivers of the mountain are much strong for rafting rather than the rivers that been too plain regions. The river between two hills provides adventure experience on rafting. Rafting in Nepal is the adventure sport provides the all the happiness within the certain time. Rafting is the most popular adventure activity that every Nepal’s visitor love.

Some Major Rafting in  Nepal

  1. Trisuli River Rafting
  2. Bhote Koshi River Rafting
  3. Sun Koshi River
  4. Upper Seti River Rafting
  5. Karnali River Rafting
  6. Marshyandi River Rafting
  7. Tamur
  8. Kali Gandaki
rafting in nepal
Whitewater Rafting In Nepal

And many more. Nepal is rich in water resources as well rich in rivers the originated from Mountains. Most of the rivers of Nepal are originated from Mountain and some of them are starting to flow from Tibet Region, towards Nepal through Himalayan, Hilly and Terai region.

Trisuli River Rafting

The main source of Trisuli River are Goshaikunda, Rasuwa, Nepal, and sources are Tibet and Goshaikunda. It is one of the major tributaries of the Narayani River along with the approximate length of 200 KM from the origin point to Devght. Devght is the place where river Trisuli is mixed and named called Narayani.
Trisuli River Rafting mainly starts from Charaudi. From where 3-4 hours’ drive from Kathmandu towards the way to Pokhara and Chitwan. And, the ending point depends upon the rafting time. Usually, rafting will end after the 4-5 hours of rafting starts.

Bhote Koshi River Rafting

Bhote Koshi is heading from Tibet towards Nepal through the village of Bahrabise onwards after that it is called as Sunkoshi. It is one of the major tributaries of the Sun Koshi River of western Nepal.
Bhote Koshi River rafting generally starts from Baseri, around 4 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. It is the shortest rafting region of Nepal. It includes around 25km of rafting area from the starting point.

Sun Koshi River Rafting

The River after Khote Koshi is known as the Sun Koshi. It is the longest river having the length of 270KM from the Himalayan of Nepal.
The trip generally starts from Dolaghat. It is named as River of Gold and offers longest water trip in Nepal. Tripping in the river offers kayaking, rafting with adventure canyons, refreshing waterfall, between green hills, etc. It is one of top ten rafting regions of World.

Upper Seti River Rafting

Seti River is located in Kaski District of the Western region, Nepal. ‘Seti’ is the Nepali word and it means ‘White’ in English. Mainly water has no color but in this river, the river’s water is probably white in color. Starting from the origin till the end of the river the water flows white like mixed with chalk. Upper Seti rafting point is only around 30 minutes drive from Centre of the Pokhara. This is one perfect short rafting in Nepal. It is the most fantastic half day rafting adventure.

Karnali River Rafting

The longest river of Nepal is Karnali, originated in Tibet and end in India at both borders of Nepal. It the river formed by the mixing of its tributaries and sub-tributaries. Among the most fitness river rafting in the world, Karnali is one of them. To do rafting in Karnali, we have to head Far-West of Nepal. Both land and flight can be operated toward Karnali, fist we can take the flight to Nepal Jung, Dipayal, Chainpur respectively to reach. It is the longest river journey of around 10 days including arrival and final departure.

Marshyandi River Rafting

Among the mountain rivers of Nepal, Marshyandi is one of them having the length of hundred and fifty kilometers long. It begins with the junction of two Mountain rivers called ‘Khangsar Khola and Jharsang Khola’. The meaning of ‘Khola’ is the stream, it is the Nepali world and popular in Nepali’s tongue. It generally starts from two places; Nagdi and Bulbule. The point is 5/6 hours’ drive west from Kathmandu.

Tamur River Rafting

Tamur Nadi is a major and popular river in eastern Nepal. Which begins from Mount Kanchenjunga. It is the major tributary of Sapta Koshi. The trip starts with the short domestic flight and trek around 3 days from Kathmandu.

Kali Gandaki Rafting

Kali Gandaki is the major holiest Nadi (River) of Nepal. The border of Nepal is the source of the river about the elevation above 6000 meters from sea level at Nhubine Himal Glacier in the Mustang. This is the challenging river of Nepal for rafting. It starts from nearby Pokhara.

Rafting is one of the most adventurous and challenging activities of life. These are the medium of multiple adventure purpose, which allows doing extra tour activities like; Mountain flight, Paragliding, Sightseeing, Culture Tour, adventure sports, day tour, safari tour, pilgrimage tour, mountain bike tour, and many more.

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  1. Hrithik

    I am planning for river rafting, with my family. I want to stay Package. Is it very difficult?

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