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Himalayan River Rafting

Nepal is the country famous for high hills, world’s tallest mountain peaks and dense tropical jungles join within a mere 200 km. distance. Nepal the country of great diverse with dramatic change in landscapes, climate, vegetation along with the habitation of various tribes of people with their old religion, culture and traditions,
Because of it’s varied landscapes and climate Nepal is full of river sources fed from the glacier of world’s highest mountains from Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manaslu and great Mt. Annapurna massive with other range of snowcapped peaks making one of greatest river networks in Asia and Nepal.
Nepal is country with excellent river sources from the high mountains listed as world’s second to generate Hydro Power after Brazil. The river sources from the glacier flows with raging speed towards the mid hills and in the low land of Terai, that stretches from east to west of fertile plains.
Nepal has various fine beautiful rivers for rafting, kayaking or canoeing. Rafting the Nepal Himalayan Rivers provides exciting thrills and frills, relaxation in the world’s water sports.
The most prominent white water rafting regions are the eastern, the mid and the western rivers, rafting on rivers like Trisuli and the Sunkoshi here are the most popular, these rivers can be soothing, relaxing or it can offer hair-raising roller coaster rides.
The other thrills in the rafting, is camping on the clear sandy beaches with time to explore and visit the rural villages. So, whatever your holiday duration or level of search for excitement you need, Unique Holidays have it all here in gorgeous rivers of Nepal either for short scenic floats or long white water thrills.
Unique Holidays organize scenic floats and white water rafting from a day to a week and more on request, suitable for all types of holiday makers from family, corporate, school and college groups an ideal spot to relax after or before trekking, mountaineering or adventure in Nepal.
Rafting can be done with a combination of visiting Nepal’s famous National Park and Wildlife Reserve depending on the rivers that you choose, if it’s Trisuli or Seti River can reach at Chitwan National Park for a day or more, for Karnali River Rafting Bardiya National Park would be an ideal.
For people rafting Sun Kosi can reach Koshi Wild Life Reserve and relax with the natural environment for a day or two.
Rafting from scenic floats to whitewater thrills:

01: Upper Sun Koshi / Bhote Koshi white water rafting:
A day to two days rafting or continue for more days, this rafting an ideal for people with limited time or for those who are really keen for a dose of adrenaline thrill.
Bhote Koshi is also known as upper Sun Koshi, the torrent white water river of Bhote Koshi flows from the mighty Himalayan range of Tibet and Nepal, the source of this fast running river starts from countless tributaries of the glacial lakes and ponds of Dudh-kund, Shishapangma in Tibet and from Jugal Himal range.
Beginning this trip with a scenic drive to upper Sun Koshi or Bhote Koshi at the “Rafting put in point” here raft for few hours or continue all the way to the southern Gangetic plains, this rafting can be done with a combination staying for a day or two either at Borderland or Last Resorts offering various adventure from Bungy Jump, Swing, Cannoning or just relax with sound of a river.

02: Trisuli River white water and scenic rafting:
Trisuli River one of the most popular rafting rivers, where one can take excitement for a day or two or just carry on where it becomes Narayani River after Trisuli, Seti, Buri and Kalignadaki great rivers joins, Trisuli river flows from the glacier of Mt. Ganesh and Langtang Himal range of mountains and it flows all the way to Chitwan National Park and finally joins at Ganges in the Gangetic plains of India.
This is a soothing and popular river for rafting following by the side of the main Nepal highways, and it is full of thrills, excitement plus a scenic float overlooking nice river villages and birds life enriched with flora and fauna.
Trisuli River with friendly, enjoyable waves and rapids an ideal trip for beginners, family and birdwatchers, Rafting in this river can be done an ultimate way to reach the Chitwan National Park with whitewater thrills and scenic floats.
(Trip extension 1-2 days at Chitwan National Park for Jungle and wildlife Safari)

03: Sun Koshi River for white water rafting expeditions:
A true adventure in water sports as Sun Koshi meaning “River of Gold” Rafting in this river is an expedition, it is one of the longest river rafting adventure taking from 8 -10 days or more depending upon the season and water level, rafting Sun Koshi is full of thrills and frills rated as world’s top 10 white water rafting rivers.
This rafting expedition starts with a morning scenic drive through a nice Dhulkhel town and towards Dolalghat our put in point for onward journey,
Located on route to Tibet, just 40 km. ahead Nepal / Tibet border, our adventure for white water Rafting expeditions starting with a gentle rapids on the first few days, as the paddling, skills and enthusiasm progresses and be ready to triumph the mighty, wild roller coaster rapids, all the way till it reaches to an end of this exciting white water rafting on the fertile Ganges plains of southern Nepal with few hours’ drive to Biratnagar for the flight back to Kathmandu.

(Trip extension 1-2 days at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve for Nature safari and bird life)

04: Marsyangdi River Rafting 01 - 02 days of scenic floats:
Marsyangdi River the fast running river flowing after being fed by the glaciers of Gangapurna Himal, Annapurna II and III, Tilicho Peak and range of northern Annapurna mountains around Manang area.
The most thrilling, challenging white-water rafting rivers of Nepal Mid-West, this rafting involves few days walk to reach at “put in point” of the rafting adventure, located near a remote farm village at the foot-hills of giant snowcapped peaks of Mt. Manaslu, Annapurna II and Lamjung Himal, as the turbulent river churns and bubbles below.
This Marsyangdi River from our starting point, offers more than the double exhilarating white water rapids with some technical rafting test and ability of team works to conquer various holes, drops and rapids then with pleasant floats on this exciting, raging river Marshyangdi.

This Marsyangdi River joins at River Trisuli at Muglin Bazaar on route Kathmandu-Pokhara and Chitwan.
(Optional extension with few nights at Chitwan National Park)

05: Great Karnali River Rafting 10 -12 days trip.
The Great Karnali River the mightiest river in remote west of Nepal, which flows from the source of holy Mt. Kailash in Tibet
On this rafting trip walking for few days with camping staffs and porters to carry our equipment to one of the most remote and isolated country seldom visited and frequented by travelers areas.
Then descending through a series of magnificent gorges, tropical jungle, deserted beaches and rural farm villages with full of thrills in this exceptional big volume of white water rapids on the big bend of Karnali rafting all the way down streams encountering many enjoyable and thrilling, exciting high waves with rapids to the take our point at Chisopani in Kailale in the far south west close to Bardiya National Park and Nepalgunj city.
(optional extension with few nights at Bardiya National Park).

06: Kali-Gandaki River 04-05 days trip.
This great Kai-Gandaki River, which flows from the higher source of Mustang Himal includes Damador and Bhirkuti mountain range and some of the tributaries flowing from mighty Mt. Dhaulagiri and Nilgiris mountains as well which carries through the world’s deepest ravine between
Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri, Kali-Gandaki offers mighty waves and sandy beaches and rapids like Leopards Jump and Devils shake, with many more exciting white water thrills as you float down stream.
The Rafting trip starts with a drive to Seti Dovan from Pokhara the pace of the trip is supplemented with abrupt drops with spectacular village's terraces with sorrel Himalayan back drop and ending at near Butwal around Tansen area.
(optional extension with few nights at Chitwan or Bardiya National Park or visit the holy birth place of Lord Buddha in Lumbini).

07: The Seti River 02-03 day’s trip.
The proper translation from Nepali into English would b Milky River or Milky Way, flowing the glacier of Annapurna mountain area including the majestic unclimbed Mt. Machhapuchhre “ The Fish Tail” .
The white warm water meanders through limestone gorges giving Seti as (white) her names; this is a trip of short duration away from the hustle, bustle off from the main busy highway traffic.
Starting the rafting with a drive from Pokhara normally and then to “put in point” at Damauli town at the confluence of Mardi and Set Rivers, from here the rafting adventure starts.
Seti River has friendly rapids and is an ideal trip for beginners, family and birdwatchers and finally this scenic serene river joins at Trisuli River after 2 days of pleasant and exciting rafting.
(Optional extension with few nights at Chitwan National Park)

08: Fly / Trek / Tamur River 11 days trip:
Our full package on Tamur Rafting expeditions starts with a scenic flight to Biratnagar city in the south east of Nepal, and then a drive towards
Mt. Kanchenjunga area with interesting tea house trek in Kanchenjunga mid hills all the way to Dobhan, from here at Taplejung town begin this fascinating white water rafting with much thrills and exciting rapids-drops and holes and then finishing with the powerful Tamur River to the southern flat lands of Terai, the best of Eastern Nepal.

Tamur River is least visited and rafted only using quite often by few rafting agencies like Unique Holidays.

(Optional extension with few nights at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve).

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