River rafting and kayaking are the popular attractions that Nepal offers to goers seeking adventure in river trips in Nepal. Blessed with some of the best Himalayan white water rivers in the world. Rafting in Nepal can offer exciting and life-time experiences to you. Trishuli river, Kali Gandaki river, Bhote Koshi river, Marsyangdi river, Karnali river, Sunkoshi river, Dudhkoshi river and Tamur river are the Himalayan rivers famous for rafting in Nepal. Tourists prefer these rivers for kayaking in Nepal as well. As these rivers thundering down from the high Himalayas pass through the steep terrain, crashing waves and swirling rapids which are considered the ideal conditions of adventurous white water rafting and kayaking are created. Depending on the ferocity of these Himalayan rivers, the rapids of these rivers are graded on a scale of one to six.
The major Rivers for Rafting in Nepal
The Trishuli River (graded 3+) is the most popular among tourists for white water fun. The other advantage is that it is close to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The rafting trip over the Trishuli River takes you down all the way to the Chitwan National Park or on the way to Pokhara.
The Kali Gandaki (graded 4 +) which is close to Pokhara city is best known its turbulent rapids intertwined with sudden drops. .
The Bhote Koshi River (graded 4-5) is at a distance of only 3 hours’ drive from Kathmandu. It is rated as one of the wildest river trips in Nepal. The 26 kilometer long thrilling white water fun will be churned with extra ferocity through canyons and gorges.
Rafting in the Marshyangdi River (graded 4-5 +) which is one of the best white-water runs, will lead you through impressive non-stop rapids and magnificent mountain views.
Fun river trip over the Karnali River (graded 4-5 +) features breathtaking views of natural beauty and wild river rapids. As it lies in the far western Nepal, it offers adventurers natural beauty and serenity nestled in the remote Nepal.
Adventurous river journey by rafting on the Sun Koshi River (graded 4-5 +) is extended over the distance of 270 km and the duration of 8-10 days is required to complete this mountain river rafting trip in Nepal.
The Dudh Koshi River and Tamur River are in the eastern region. The Balefi River lies in the central region while Budhi Gandaki River and Seti River in the western region. All these rivers offer excellent rafting destination in Nepal with superb beaches for camping while rafting. But whichever run you choose, you are bound to explore a magical path of exploration through the Himalayan rivers. You will smile from your heart as you come away with a respect for the power and beauty of these rivers.
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