Nepal has 08 of the 14 Highest Mountains above 8000m. and includes Mount Everest (the highest one) and Mount Kanchanjunga (the third highest). These snowcapped mountains including numerous other mountain peaks crowns this country. The mighty mountains and the glaciers of the Himalayas are the source of its fast flowing rivers. These rivers starting from the glacial water of the Himalayas flow down due south meandering through beautiful landscape, deep gorges, valleys and flat land of south Nepal to ultimately drain in the Bay of Bengal after joining Holy River Ganges in the Indian plains. These rivers offer rafting and canoeing trips to both adventurous as well as beginners.
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. For the beginners a rafting trip in River Trishuli for one or two days is perfect and for the white water adventure lovers, a longer trip in River Karnali in the Western Part of Nepal or River Sunkoshi in the Eastern Part of Nepal is perfect. Rafting trip for longer duration can be combined with trek for couple of days and for such a trip River Karnali and River Arun are perfect. The other rivers where rafting trip can be organized are River Kali Gandaki, River Seti, River Bhote Koshi, River Tamur. Some rafting trips are easily available but others are to be organized well in advance. Whether you are looking for a trip to experience just the charm of rafting or an adventurous river trip, Nepal is the perfect destination.
Major Rafting in Nepal
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The Bhotekosi is best described as a liquid rush! As steep as it gets with constant rapids, this two-day trip is a full body workout and the skill and determination of the paddle crew is tested to the limit. The Bhotekosi, roughly translated as 'river from Tibet'
With 60 rapids over 60 kilometers the Kali Gandaki is a thrill a minute! Named after the goddess of destruction, Kali, this is Nepal's most holy river. Rising in the mystical region of Mustang it drops off the roof of the world only to carve out the world's deepest river gorge. As you roar through
The Marshyangdi is the mother of all rivers. In the local dialect, it means 'raging one' and rage it does! Few rivers rival the Marshyangdi for exhilarating whitewater and unparalleled mountain views. It is steep, powerful and not to be underestimated. With some of the wildest commercially run white
The sheer volume and intensity of the rapids as well as the cultural experience makes the Sun Kosi one of the ten rafting. Sunkoshi River, Nepal rafting adventure classic rafting rivers in the world. With 270 km's of large volume rapids and huge sandy beaches, the Sun Kosi is similar in nature to
The Karnali is Nepal's longest and largest river and with its tributaries, it drains most of the Far West of Nepal. The rapids are also pretty wild, with the river building to its climax in these lower canyons. In terms of volume, the river is comparable to the Sun Koshi
The Lower Karnali can be run in five to seven days and still proves a major river journey that has got to fall in the category of being one of the best in the world. Depending on the level of the river, day four could still be in the jungle corridor. Once the gorge is exited the Seti river enters from the right,