- Best Destinations
Rafting, taken as another essential wing for Nepal Tourism Industry.Rafting or generally popular as white water rafting is taken as an adventure for the lovers of adrenaline rush or simply a recreational outdoor activity . Being rich in water resources, Nepal claims to be one of the best destinations for rafting provided with the number of White Water River sourced out directly from Himalayas. There are eight major rivers in three River system of Nepal Koshi (east), Gandaki (central), and Karnali (west) which are open for White water rafting for tourists (see map). Modern rafts, experienced staff and well maintained equipment make the river rafting safe and adventurous. A beginner can also enjoy grade 2 - 3 Rivers of Nepal. The categories of rivers of Nepal are from grade 1 to 5+ category. Following are few detail information about grades of river extracted from internet. Grade 1: Very small rough areas, might require slight maneuvering. (Skill Level: Very Basic) Grade 2: Some rough water, maybe some rocks, might require some maneuvering. (Skill level: basic paddling skill) Grade 3: Whitewater, small waves, maybe a small drop, but no considerable danger. May require significant maneuvering. (Skill level: experienced paddling skills) Grade 4: Whitewater, medium waves, maybe rocks, maybe a considerable drop, sharp maneuvers may be needed. (Skill level: whitewater experience) Grade 5: Whitewater, large waves, large volume, possibility of large rocks and hazards, possibility of a large drop, requires precise maneuvering. (Skill level: advanced whitewater experience) Grade 6: Class 6 rapids are considered to be so dangerous as to be effectively unadvisable on a reliably safe basis. Rafters can expect to encounter substantial whitewater, huge waves, huge rocks and hazards, and/or substantial drops that will impart severe impacts beyond the structural capacities and impact ratings of almost all rafting equipment. Traversing a Class 6 rapid has a dramatically increased likelihood of ending in serious injury or death compared to lesser classes. (Skill level: successful completion of a Class 6 rapid without serious injury or death is widely considered to be a matter of great luck or extreme skill) Safety first Wild Yeti takes the safety of its clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and other European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques. For any additional supports, Wild-yeti always coordinates with the experts.Before starting the trip everyone is briefed about the simple techniques required for rafting right way of paddling, right positions and all the way the raft guide gives instructions to the rafter team.
Bhote Koshi River, an added pride in Nepal River Rafting arena .After Trishuli, Bhote Koshi River Rafting is very popular for Rafting. The river flows nearby the Tibet Border. A 3 hrs drive towards Annapurna Highway will lead the way to the pristine river Bhotekoshi. The rafting begins with the touch of fewTrishuli River is the most popular Rafting destination in Nepal for two main reasons1. Proximity from Kathmandu is very short
The beautiful Seti River (Seti = white) passes through stunning jungle scenery, green hills and valleys. It is an excellent river for bird-watchers and those interested in the abundance of nature found on this trip.Kali Gandaki Upper is the best White Water Rafting destination for the people wanting exciting medium length raft trip .Still only few groups of rafters have attempted. The river is accessible from Pokhara in few hours drive.
Tamor River, is one of the wildest rivers in Nepal, which is a snow-fed river from Kanchanjangha Himalaya. Towering waves leap skyward, with seemingly endless rapids surging through steep canyon walls.
The Tamor combines one of the best short Himalayan treks, offering amazing mountain views, with an exhilarating new river expedition. Picking up our team of sprightly porters at Basantapur we trek through ancient moss-covered rhododendron forests and sunlit meadows.
The far west of Nepal is one of the most remote and least explored areas of the Himalayas and has only recently been opened to foreigners. Based on this unique wilderness setting, our rafting trip on the Karnali River is an expedition rafting trip from the trek to the put-in to the take out!
The Class IV Karnali River is the longest and largest river in Nepal. The Karnali is also one of Nepal’s premier fishing rivers with Mahseer, a form of freshwater perch, and giant cat fish.
Bheri is relatively unexplored Rafting site in Nepal. A remote and easy river, blue water, white beaches and fine campsites.This must be one over your premier rafting trips in Nepal.
Lower Kaligandaki is relatively easy river with small gorges, jungle and plenty of wildlife. The combination of upper and lower part of the Kaligandaki river is classic, best of its kind.
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