|Rising from the glaciers of the world's highest mountains and from the high
plateau of Tibet, the rivers of Nepal plunge through the gorges of the Himalayas and
tropical forests and eventually meandering through the plains of the terai into India.
Rafting the rivers of Nepal is one of the best ways to abandon the cities. President Travels and Tours offers scenic River Rides and White Water trips on Nepal's Trisuli, Bagmati, Seti, Kali Gandaki and Sun Kosi rivers. Negotiating the swift, crystal clear glacial waters in 16 feet inflatable rafts, expertly handled by professional watermen is an exciting and memorable experience Crocodiles, Rhinos, Deer and numerous species of colorful water fowl as you ride down the Narayani. The enthusiastic angler can fish for Trout without even leaving the boat. Just in case one does, a high buoyancy life jacket and helmet are provided and must be worn at all times.
Cool shaded canyons, dramatic gorges, restless rock strewn torrents and picturesque villages all offer an unforgettable experience of film much to the delight of an amateur photographer and the fascinated observer of the country's unique eco-system.
1 DAY RETURN AM : Drive (1 hour 45 min) to the raft put-in point at Sukute village on the Bhote Kosi river. Encounter fun rapids and easy sections en route to Dolalghat, approximately 3 and half hours rafting. Lunch at wide river beach. PM : Camp, return to Kathmandu or spend a night at the nearby resort at Dhulikhel. PTT/SR/02
1 DAY RETURN AM : Drive (3 hours) to the raft put-in point at Charaudi on the Trisuli river. Encounter exciting rapids with repute "surprise", "Upset" to name a few ! Approximately 3 hours rafting to Fislingtar. Lunch at the beach. PM : Camp, return to Kathmandu, drive on to Pokhara or visit a wildlife resort at the Chitwan National Park. PTT/SR/03
3 DAYS/2 NIGHTS Day 01 : Drive (3 hours) to the raft put-in at Fislingtar. Easy day rafting with fun filled rapids. Camp beyond Mugling at river beach. Day 02 : As the valley brodens, the trip passes through small villages, beautiful sand beaches and easy rapids. Camp at Deoghat, a serene village with its own temple. Day 03 : Drive (5 hours) to Kathmandu or drive (1 hour) to the Royal Chitwan National Park. Grade of River : Moderate to easy. Ethnic Cultures en route: Magar, Limbu, Chhettri and Gurung. PTT/SR/03
5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS Day 01 : Drive (4 hours) to Trishuli Bazar and start rafting. Some whitewater and easy sections, camp at Ahdumghat. Day 02 : An exciting whitewater rafting day, camp at Charaundi. Encounter "Teen Devi" rapids ! Day 03 : More whitewater thrills with other major rapids. Camp at Kuringhat. Day 04 : An easier day rafting as the river valley broadens by mid-day. Camp at Gaighat beach. Day 05 : After Breakfast drive (5 hours) back to Kathmandu or drive (1 hour) to spend nights at the Royal Chitwan National Park. Grade of River : Technical to Moderate Ethnic Cultures en route: Magar, Limbu, Chhettri and Gurung.
10 DAYS/09 NIGHTS Day 01 : Drive (2 hours) to Dolalghat, encounter Khui Bhir rapids, camp at Dumja Besi. Day 02-08 : Rigorous full days rafting to Magarkot, Nawalpur bridge, Harkapur bridge, encounter "bridge", "Krishna" and "Mungalay" rapids before Raighat, Mardekhu Gorge, Bonjur Ghat and Sindure Gorge. Day 09 : Easy day Chatara on the Kosi barrage, overnight at Biratnagar. Day 10 : Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Grade of River : Technical and difficult. Ethnic Cultures en route: Rai, Limbu, Magar and Chhettri. PTT/SR/06
7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS Day 01 : Drive (3 hours) from Pokhara to Ramdi Bazar, start rafting to Mangahan. Day 02-05 : Full day raft to Keladi; Khasrang Ghat, Nangotar and Sauhretar. Day 06 : Full day raft to Deoghat. En route you may be able to see some rare fish eating gharial crocodiles. Day 07 : Drive to Kathmandu, Pokhara or Royal Chitwan National Park. Grade of River : Easy. Ethnic Cultures en route: Gurung, Magar, Limbu, and Chhettri. PTT/SR/07
8 DAYS TREK & 8 DAYS RAFTING Day 01 : Fly to Biratnagar and overnight at hotel. Day 02 : Drive (4 hours) to Hille Bazar, camp beyond this village. Day 03-07 : Full day treks to Chitre, Chauki, Gupha Pokhari, Pabek gaon and Maiwa Khola. Day 08 : Rest day or exploration. Day 09-15 : Full day rafting to Kabeti Khola, Ratte Matte, Barase, Badhe, Saptintar and Tribenighat. Day 16 : Half day rafting to Chhetra drive (3 hours) to Biratnagar and overnight at hotel. Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Grade of River : Technical and difficult. Ethnic Cultures en route: Chettri, Magar, Limbu, and Gurung. Note: : Please note that this is a river rafting trip that has to be done on an expedition basis. Very essential for rafting skills and previous experience for all participants.
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