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Bhote Koshi River Rafting - 2 Days

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Best Price
Duration
2 days
Max. Elevation
m
Group size
2+
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private Vehicle/Public bus
Best Season
March to June and September to December
Accomodation
Tented Camping or in River resorts
Meals
on full board
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Barabise-Dolalghat-Kathmandu

Highlights

    • An adventure full of thrills and frills paddling through exciting waves and rapids
    • Exciting moments and scenic adrenaline float downstream on fresh glacial rivers.
    • The river also called Upper Sun Koshi with world-class white-water adventure
    • Bhote Koshi fed from the glaciers of high mountains of Nepal / Tibet Himalayas

‘Adventure full of thrills with exciting moments on Nepal wildest rivers’

Bhote Koshi River Rafting for two days allows you to soak into full of thrills and frills, as paddle through exciting world-class enjoyable white-water rapids and bouncy roller coaster waves.

Bhote Koshi, one of the main tributaries of the mighty and famous Sun Koshi River for rafting expedition, the river runs from the glaciers of high Central Himalayan peaks located close between the border of Tibet / China and Nepal.

This raging fast-running river is regarded as one of the best for white-water floats as it flows all the way downstream to join with the main big river of Sun Koshi, near to our finishing point of rafting adventure at Dolalghat town.

There are several options that one can enjoy rafting on Bhote Koshi River, from right above near the frontier of Nepal and Tibet, or from lower downstream and then camp on a nice lovely sandy beach for overnight halt.

Bhote Koshi River is considered as a wild and rough rivers for adrenaline excitement in the world of water sports and rafting or kayaking, due to the nature of the river we also have backup with a kayak to guide the raft through rapids with drops and holes as safety measures.

This is a pure adventure full of paddle action on this exciting rafting trip, where you will encounter grade III to IV rapids and big waves to enjoy the thrills for two days rafting on the wild Bhote Koshi River.

The real fun and adventure on Bhote Koshi River rafting is camping on a nice sandy beach, with time to explore near local villages to witness traditional activities of farm life along with various cultures.

Bhote Koshi, one of the closest rafting rivers from the capital Kathmandu where drive takes you on Kathmandu and Lhasa / Tibet Friendship Highway, past the scenic old town of Dhulikhel, where you can overlook fantastic views of Himalayan mountain range.

After concluding the rafting adventure full of exciting thrills and frills head back to Kathmandu on the same scenic route, after fascinating wet moments and great experience on Bhote Koshi River Rafting.

Important Note

Itinerary Disclaimer:

Bhote Koshi Rafting, provided with standard Itinerary days where days can be shorter or longer as per water volume on the river as per the season-wise, some designated overnight camps can differ or change, due to the current of a river according to different season and other condition, etc…….

We will follow the itinerary if it needs to be changed in case of weather, and difficulties going over rapids, might require more days especially in late autumn and winter times, where our leader and lead river guides decide holding full authority for Trekking Planner.

Climate and Weather:

Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.

Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold, other months from September and October great times for rafting, most days are clear for views of mountains and beautiful landscape scenery.

Although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight much shorter.

Trip Itinerary

Morning an interesting drive takes you beyond Kathmandu city heading east on Kathmandu and Lhasa / Tibet Friendship Highway for few hours, drive heads towards a nice old Newar town at Dhulikhel where you can catch super panorama of Himalayan chain of peaks.

After Dhulikhel, down towards low-warm sub-tropical climate areas within farm villages and town full of agricultural activities. On reach at Dolalghat town our ending point of rafting adventure, where drive continues above Sun-Koshi and Melamche rivers to reach near Barabise, a flourishing town with age-old trade history with Tibet across the border.

On completing the drive get organized for a rafting adventure, where our river guide and captain provide you a brief information on Bhote Koshi River rafting, the currents, rapids, and paddling technique skill required where necessary.

A dry picnic lunch will be served either before or further downstream, as time permits, get seated on both sides of the raft tubes, equipped with helmet, life-jackets, and helmets.

Our expert guide or captain maneuvers the boat from the rear end, then enjoy many exciting rapids as you paddle through then completing the day as the raft heads to the shore for an overnight stop near a small village of Baseri.

A nice and lovely camping spot, with time to explore the near farm village and just relax with the pleasant sound of birds and river flow.

Morning enjoy hearty breakfast, and then start packing your gear and valuables, and get ready for the last day of rafting on Bhote Koshi River.

Follow the same routine of the first day, and then enjoy your final moment rafting downstream paddle through big exciting waves and rapids as the river flows downstream towards a bridge near Dolaghat, where our adventure concludes.

Unloading the gear from the raft, and ready for a few hour drive to reach back in Kathmandu, after an overwhelming adventure and experience on Bhote Koshi River Rafting.

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Includes

    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding local Rafting Guide. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, transport and insurance.
    • All transfer by Tourist bus /public bus
    • 01 night/ 02 days rafting on full board include Breakfast, Lunch and dinner with tea/coffee
    • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary

Doesn't Include

    • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
    • All the International air fare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
    • All meals and accommodation in Kathmandu.
    • Personal travel and health insurance as well as insurance for helicopter evacuation
    • The tips to the rafting crews and drive
    • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
    • Anything not included in service includes column

Complimentary

    • First aid kit
    • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
    • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)

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