Rafting in Nepal

Nepal has earned the reputation of being one of the best places in the world for rafting and kayaking. Its mountain scenery has drawn trekkers as well as climbers for many years; these same mountains shape an incredible variety Rafting Nepalof white-water challenges for paddlers. A series of the world's most outstanding river journeys are found here, ranging from steep, adrenaline-charged mountain streams to classic big-volume wilderness expeditions. The combination of spectacular rivers, mountain scenery and a rich cultural heritage makes Nepal an obvious river-runner's destination. No other country has such a choice Bhote Koshi Raftingof trips on wild rivers with warm water, a subtropical climate (with no bugs!) and huge beaches with white sand that are ideal for camping. - Lonely Planet Nepal Guidebook Several rafting programs are available, most ranging from five to 14 days in length (some even include trekking). Two of the more popular rivers are the Trisuli (can be done as a day trip from Kathmandu) and the Sun Kosi. These programs are a fun, exciting way to see another part of this scenic country. Most rafting is done October-May, when the rivers run swiftest.