Friday, August 7, 2009

Rafting in Nepal : Destination Rivers








BHOTE KOSHI( Grade 5)



The steepest river in Nepal - 3 days
Emerging from Tibet and further branching from Sun Kosi, Bhote Kosi River remains a favourite for its fast-paced adventure and thrills of river rafting. Bhote Kosi river trip is an ideal trip for those looking for short whitewater voyage. On drifting along the call of the wild white waters, the rafting gets steeper arousing class IV- V rapids and later mellows into continuous streams creating class III rapid. Unparalleled in its scenic beauty, Bhote Kosi offers numerous photographic moments and opportunities to visit unexplored archaeological sites and abandoned areas. After thorough safety and paddle briefings, Bhote Kosi whitewater rafting trip begins. Best time for rafting along this river is from October to December and From February to April.






KALI GANDAKI RIVER (4 days)



Kali Gandaki is a sacred river named after Kali, a Hindu goddess. Starting from Mustang glacier, this beckoning river flows down to Muktinath between Dhaulagiri & Annapurna Mountains. It has Nepal’s most challenging river runs making it the largest untapped whitewater potential in the world. There are many cremation sites and burial mounds on its river bank.

Kali Gandaki Expedition is a sheer delightful invitation to all rafters from novice to the most intrepid of adventurers. This rafting trip begins from put-in site at Nayapul and concludes at Ramdighat with a drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu or a flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu. The river trip takes us to steep canyon overhung with verdant foliage and punctuated by small waterfalls and sidestreams in counterpoint to rapids providing class III to IV+ runs. As we descend through verdant rainforests, we witness unique wildlife, amazing ethno-cultural heritages, fascinating village settlements and picturesque landscape. In a nutshell, this river trip not only quenches our thirst for adventure but also bonds us with nature and equally makes us culture-sensitive.

TRIP FACTS
Trip length: 4 Days
Grade: Class III - IV+
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel & Camping


SUN KOSI RIVER (10 days)

One of the top ten best rivers in the world-10 days
Sun Kosi River is an ideal destination for pursuing a classic white water rafting trip in Nepal. Also popularly known as “Golden River", Sun Kosi is the longest river cascading 270 km through Mahabharat Lekh Mountains to the Himalaya. Journeying through this torrential river on an inflatable rubber boat with life-jackets on, we have nature accompany us all along the river trip bestowing ample opportunity to witness exotic wildlife in its natural habitat. Besides this sheer awe-inspiring whitewater rafting against roaring rapids from put-in point below the Village of Lamosangu to the put-out point at Chatara, we can have cultural encounters as we approach pristine hamlets on terraced hillsides. En route, we may sightsee exotic animals like Languor monkeys, spotted deer, otter anteater etc and many unique bird species. Several Hindu temples come on the way which very well worth a visit. We conclude the trip with a flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu.

TRIP FACTS
Trip length: 10 Days
Grade: Class III - IV+
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Biratnagar


TRISHULI RIVER RAFTING
1, 2 or 3 days trip on II+ to IV class River


Trishuli River originates from Gandaki river system and mixes with other rivers like Bheri River, Marsyangdi River and Seti River as it flows ahead. It is widely acknowledged for its most culturally stimulating and exciting river trips in the world. Rafting along the challenging rapids of Trisuli River like Twin Rock, Ladies Delight and Scout Upset can be extremely mind-blowing experience. During this meticulously organized river trip, you journey through the most scenic and secluded miles featuring incredibly blue water, breath-taking alpine scenery and amazing rapids cutting through some of the most varied geology. You also get to enjoy luxurious camps and wonderful off-river activities. Monsoon river rafting is the major attraction of Trisuli River.

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