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Bhote Koshi River Rafting

Bhote Koshi River Rafting Bhote Kosi River starts from Tibet which runs alongside the Araniko Highway. Probably Bhote Koshi is the steepest and hardest commercial rafting river of Nepal. After a 95 km bus drive on Araniko Highway from Kathmandu you will be with the world's best whitewater rafting. Bhote Koshi is the most booked short whitewater challenge in Nepal.

The river drops steeply offering relentless stretches of class 4-5 level of whitewater. In low water it's like a pinball machine you are as the ball; in medium it flows more like being flushed down the U bend of a huge open toilet. With 2 days duration it’s the most exciting and short rafting trip, probably Nepal's best whitewater adventure. If you are new for rafting with a short time in Nepal it's for you perfectly.

Bhote Koshi is a very steep and very continuous mountain stream with unique combination of outstanding fun and challenge with rapids as well as green environment of riverside. Bhote Koshi as Cold River normally it's best to run it in the window between high water and winter November, March and April.


Trip day to day itinerary

Day 1: Drive 95 km east from Kathmandu to meet starting point Lomosangu- Dam. Passing through the typical Nepali villages with incredible mountain views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang etc; with warm up raft first 12 km as most exciting stretch of river and return to starting point to play again the same. Drives back to camp.

Day 2: After having breakfast with a quick pack up and set out (10 to 11 a.m.) to run whitewater hit again class 3 rapid starting from upper section. Its second chance for you to see how rafting team work as organized manner together on rapids. We offer you lunch on river and continue on whitewater action till we meet Dolalghat Bazaar. It will about 2 to 3 p.m. there and we move to Kathmandu by bus. And the trip ends at Kathmandu.


Note: Presented Itinerary is our tentative plan to make your rafting experience in Nepal rich. It can be customized as client's interest and timeframe.


Trip Cost Include

  1. Transportations.
  2. Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during rafting trip
  3. Rafting Permits
  4. Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only on winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and safety and medical equipments.
  5. Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc).
  6. Tented accommodation with camp fire.
  7. Kayak.
  8. Food, accommodation, insurance for staff and their transportation.
  9. Expedition essentials including professional guides and leaders.
  10. First aid box.
  11. Company T-Shirt.

Trip Cost Exclude

  1. Bottled water, drinks and alcoholic beverages.
  2. Hotel accommodations & meals (if you stay at hotel)
  3. Emergency evacuation.
  4. Things of personal use.
  5. Your insurance.
  6. International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
  7. Tips to staffs
  8. Sleeping bag (NRS.50 per night).

You have to bring

  1. T-shirts
  2. Swimming costumes
  3. Warm cloths for evenings including a fleece or a pullover
  4. Sunscreen and lip protector
  5. Sunglasses / cap
  6. Towel and Toiletries (eco-friendly)
  7. Personal medicines
  8. Flashlight
  9. Footwear
  10. Reading books
  11. Fishing hook