Guide Nepal Treks offers wide range of rafting adventure to scenic float in various Himalayan rivers with Kayak clinic, all the rivers flows from the source of Himalayan mountain glaciers, while the rafting trips are more on warmer area way down below from the mountain range on the mid hills of Nepal. Rafting Himalayan Rivers, offers one of the most exciting thrills and relaxation in the adventure world of water sports.
Nepal has various fine rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing.The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the Western rivers, of all these regions the mid river Trisuli and the Sunkoshi are the main popular rafting rivers, these rivers can be soothing, relaxing or it can offer great skills on the high rapids and waves with thrills and frills.
Rafting: Scenic and Rapid Floats:
01: River Bhote Kosi for 1 day to 2 days or more.
This river is fed from the glacier of Bhairav Kund in Jugal and Langtang range of central Himalaya flowing east of Kathmandu near Tibet border and joins the greater Sun Kosi in the end.
Rafting this river is an adventurous float with some technical section in between the rapids, drops and holes overall a nice and enjoyable river to raft.
02. River Trisuli for 1-2 days or more.
Nepal popular river for rafting, as this river is between Kathmandu-Chitwan and Pokhara which is on the route to these places making it more accessible with a drive of 2-3 hours to the starting point of this rafting.
The river flows from the glacier of massive range of Ganesh and Langtang Himal mountains and flowing down to warmer area of mid hills and joins the Narayani river at Chitwan, a river with choice leisure, scenic float or to white water challenge this rivers has both, one can raft to Chitwan as well.
01: Sun Koshi River Expeditions:
10 days of frills & thrills in the" river of gold" considered as world’s top 10 rafting rivers.
This is quite technical rivers which last for 8 – 10 days depending upon the season and the water volume of the river a 2 hours drive from Kathmandu to start this exciting adventure from Dolalghat on the route to Tibet, while this rivers starts from green mid hills all the way to the low flat lands of Nepal Terai near Biratnagar at Kosi Tappu, where you can have an 1-2 days extension at Kosi Tappu wildlife and bird sanctuary observing the rare wild buffalo “Arna” and many species of bird life, this rafting with pure white water with much thrills and frills for several days and camping on the sandy beach.
02: Marsyangdi, the raging river:
The most thrilling, challenging white-water rivers in the mid west of Nepal 2-3 days rafting adventure, this river flows from the glacier of Northern Annapurna range of mountains all the way to warmer mid hills forming the great Marsyangdi river, this river with technical challenge in some sections of rafting downstream and overnight camp nearby rural farm villages.
03: Karnali: The Big Bend:
The mightiest river in the remote west of Nepal (12 days adventure)
This adventure rafting at Karnali known as the Big Bend due to its route flowing from the great source at Mt. Kailash in western Tibet and joined by many tributary rivers from the mountains of Api and Saiphal and flowing with great current to warmer area of Far Western Nepal region, this trip involves few days of trekking to the starting point of rafting and paddling as a daily routine to enjoy the roller coaster rapids down streams and ending at low land of Terai at Bardiya, one can have 1-2 days extension with jungle safari in Bardiya National Park.
04: Classic Kali-Gandaki: 05 days of adventure.
Flowing from the Mustang Himal through the deepest ravine in the world between the Annapurna and the Dhaulagiri mountains, this is the closet river from Pokhara after a trekking or any other trip extension can join this Kali Gandaki trip which flows from the great massive glacier of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mustang Himal and Mt. Annapurna mountains forming a great river system into warmer mid hills, this river is for pure thrills encountering many rapids till it ends at south west Nepal at Triveni at Palpa area.
05: The Milky Way -The Seti. 1-2 days of scenic and exciting adventure.
Seti River has friendly rapids an ideal trip for beginner’s family and birdwatchers, this river flows on route Pokhara in a deep gorge starting from the massif glacier of Annapurna mountain range including the majestic Mt. Machhapuchhre “Fish Tail Peak” a few hours’ drive from Pokhara to start this adventure at Damauli town, from here floating downstream with scenic landscapes and bird life and observing local rural life of the river side villages, this river offers exciting and enjoyable rapid and leisure floats and eventually joins River Trisuli to carry on with rafting making your adventure more.