Rafting in Nepal – Bhotekoshi River
Expereince rafting in the steepest white water river of Nepal, Bhotekoshi.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Medium Group
Bhote Koshi River tumbles down from the Zhang Zanbo glacier in Tibet all the way down to Nepal. Bhote Koshi is the steepest river in Nepal. It has many class 5 rapids along its path making it not suitable for everyone but a very rewarding trip for familiar rafters or seasoned veterans.
The river runs in between densely vegetated steep and narrow cliffs and many settlements beside the riverbanks.
This two-day rafting trip starts with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sukute. Here, you will spend the night and begin rafting along the Bhote Koshi River the next day. There will be instructions, tips, and safety measures that will be relayed to you by a head instructor.
The rapids come in periodic between short intervals meaning there is only a little time for you to admire the surrounding view, while the rest of the time you are focused on channeling your adrenaline. The trip will end with your driving back to Kathmandu.
Eternal Himalaya arranges your trip with experienced and license holding instructors, who are well versed in the Rivers and its secrets. Rest assured and focus on the paddling!
- Professional English speaking licensed guides highly trained and safety certified to international standards
- Professionally trained and certified safety kayakers.
- Quality rafting and kayaking equipment
- Accommodation and food in the tour
- All ground transportation
- River permits.
- Industry standard first aid kits
- Personal Equipment
- Travel insurance
- Nepal Entry Visa Fee
- International Airfare and Airport Departure Tax
- Tips for staffs
- All items not listed in Cost included the section
Drive to Sukute from Kathmandu and O/N stay
Today you will be heading to Sukute for an overnight stay. From Kathmandu, Sukute is about 3 hours drive away. Sukute is a river beach, where the river waters are a bit calmer than they are further ahead. You can relax along the river banks. This is also where you will start your rafting trip tomorrow along the Bhote Koshi River.
4 Hrs rafting in Bhote Koshi River after lunch drive back to Kathmandu
Before heading to your raft, change inappropriate clothing. The instructors will prepare the rafts and other equipment. You will then be briefed on safety and paddling instructions which will take around30 minutes. You will then for the course of the next 3-4 hours begin rafting down the river, which stoops down 15 meters every kilometer, with class 3-5 rapids. Carefully coordinate paddling with your team members and arrive victorious at Sukute Beach for Lunch and then head back to Kathmandu.
Geography : Forest/Hills/River
Location : Sukute, Bhote Koshi River
Level of Difficulty : Difficult
Duration : 2 Days
Accommodation : Hotel
Transportation : Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
Minimum Pax : 2
- Raft along the class 5 rapids of the Bhote Koshi River
- Experience bonfire and relax at the Bhote Koshi river beach
- Enjoy the beautiful landscapes along the way