River Rafting in Nepal
Nepal is a rich country with numerous perennial rivers which are also world class for river rafting adventures. River rafting adventure is designed for a day or two which is doable by those who have spared days in Kathmandu and want to spend their time in something recreational. There are several world famous rafting sites in Nepal: Sunkhosi and Karnali are for longer days when for those who have limited time may oft for famous rivers like Trishuli and Seti.
Nepal is endowed with perennial rivers which meander through villagles, valleys, and gorges dotted with verdant forests. In addition, forested hills and glistening mountains that allow wildest of the rivers to flow through their bases are worth viewing. On the way to rafting sites, there are spectacular villages inhabited by different ethnic groups that are reputed for their warm hospitality and kindness. Spentemeber to the first week of December and from the beginning of March to June are most favoured times for rafting in Nepal.
Himalayan Wild Treks runs two different types of river adventures relying on the length of your time and the river you choose. The first type of river trip is a day's hiking whose major activity is river rafting , while the second type of river rafting includes a camping at the riverbank for a few days with an objective of doing river rafting, which also offers ample time for swimming and relaxing on white sand beaches on the river. Our staffs will be there fore you to set the camp and cook breakfast and meal for you. Trishuli and Bhotekoshi rivers are long known rafting spots favoured by most of the river rafting connoisseurs.
Rivers are categorized in 6 grades accroding to their difficulty.
Class 1: Class 1 rivers have slow current and there may be just a little or no current at all.
Class 2/3: Class 2/3 rivers are fast with obstacles which have different rapids
Class 4: Class 4 rivers are known for long continuous sections of water and tremendous waves demanding a good understanding among the members in the team.
Class 5: Class 5 rivers have very powerful prolonged sections of rapids and big chasms at times. which requires very strong paddling and some previous rafting experiences.
Class 6: Class 6 rivers are the toughest rivers, and rafting in such rivers is next to impossible.