Nepal boasts some of the best whitewaters in the world, thanks to its mountainous steep terrain. What really makes a rafting trip worthwhile is the magnificent vistas of traditional houses on hillsides, terraced paddy fields, deep gorges, valleys and flat plains that you encounter on the way. While exploring the rivers, you can either go paddle rafting as a team or go kayaking and canoeing alone.
The rapids are graded on a scale of one to six depending on their ferocity. Trips range from one or two days to two-week expeditions, and often combine some trekking to get to the remote rivers in the first place. Rafting trips are usually planned in the dry seasons from October through mid-December and
March through early May. The Trishuli River (grade 3+) is the most popular among raftable rivers. Close to Kathmandu, the trip takes you down all the way to the Chitwan National Park. Other popular rivers include the Kali Gandaki (4-4+) near Pokhara, Bhote Koshi (4-5), Marshyangdi (4-5+), Karnali (4-5) and the Sun Koshi (4-5), which runs 270 km and requires 8-10 days.
Canyoning in Nepal
Canyoning in unexplored waterfalls, canyon, gorge and wild rivers in Himalaya of Nepal is extremely an adventure sport that involves traveling down creeks or streams within a canyon by a variety of means including hiking, scrambling, wading, boulder hopping, rock climbing, abseiling And rappelling using safe techniques. We have Canyoning programs that give you a lifetime adventure experience.
As many true adventure seekers have discovered, the most exciting spot for swimming begins at the very edge of a 45m waterfall. After the first drop, we abseil another 25m down a steep canyon, then to the wild rock formations, through powerful blast of water. At the end of the excursion, we make our last jump and submerge ourselves into a pool.
Once on the ground, we rest on a beach within the canyon walls and swim out between narrow boulders. Canyoning is comprehensive package for experiencing adventure that requires technical skills of stream navigation, rope and Canyoning gears work and preparedness for risk minimization. Your safety depends on your judgment based on competent instruction, experience and a realistic assessment of abilities and understanding of current canyon conditions. you will experience all the joys of Canyoning.
Despite all the fun and games, this sport requires the guidance of an expert. Our instructors are experienced canyoneers and believe that the practice of safe Canyoning necessitates the proper gear, continual care and a good knowledge of the aquatic environment. We provide site briefing, travel arrangement, lunch box/kitchen, Canyoning gears and field guides.
Bhotekoshi is one hidden paradise where you can prepare yourself to negotiate with differing grades of canyoning. Bhotekoshi is just 3 hrs drive from Thamel, Kathmandu. We would be offering one night stand at the Tibetean Link Resort and its the best place to see several tributaries mixing with Bhotekoshi and the river flowing down. We can customize our longer trip days based on your requirements.