“A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.”
Nepal is one the richest country in water resources and notably, there are more than 1300 streams and rivers flowing through various parts of the country. Rafting is one of the popular adventure activities to encounter typical cross-section landscapes and people with greater challenge of the torrential rapids and thrills of rushing untamed rivers generated from the mighty Himalayas.
Rafting and water sports in Nepal have been popular among travelers and many of them want to experience at least one day thrilling trip into the wilderness of white water current. There are several rivers with a wide range of rapids and technicality flowing through beautiful landscapes to anyone’s desire for adventure. One day rafting adventure departs almost every day and overnights programs are organized upon request and availability. All the rafting and overnight supplies with kayak support, experience rafting guide, meals and tented accommodation are provided during the multi-day program.
Day or Overnight Trip
Trishuli River – the Holy River – is also one of the nearest and commercial rafting rivers best suited for day trips and an overnight trip to the countryside of Kathmandu Valley without risk & challenge of big rapids. It is an ideal destination to experience the white water adventure flowing in different rapids enjoying the beautiful countryside scenic landscapes. To enjoy the most rapids, the monsoon is the right time as the level and current of the river water is high.
Bhotekoshi River – the River from Bhot – is another best destination for overnight or two days rafting experience in the scenic gorges, lush valley and typical countryside landscapes near the border of Nepal and Tibet. Not only the majestic views of the mountains but also the best experience of adventure on the steepest raft can be expected and even gets better with the monsoon rapids.
Marsyangdi River – the Raging River – is one of the finest and picturesque rafting rivers with more stepper and rapids starting from the same point as Annapurna Circuit Trekking Route. Flowing from beautiful Manang Valley, this river offers a grand adventure of multi-day white water rafting along with the majestic views of the surrounding landscapes, villages and snow capped mountains. One of the best choice for thrilling rapid water excitement!
Kaligandaki River – offers the awe-inspiring views of world two highest Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains setting as a backdrop for the rafting course. It is one of the best rivers for wild water adventure rafting with its turbulent rapids and surprising holes.