Bhote Koshi River Rafting is another popular river for rafting, the Bhote Koshi originates in the Tibetan plateau from where it flows down steep gorges to Nepal in the south. Naturally, the landscape it flows through is rugged, adding thrills to the trip. It’s a through rid with Class IV and Class III in the lower levels.
Rapids Include: Frog in the Blender, John’s Home, Gerbil in the Plumbing, Liquid Bliss, Dazed & Confused.
Bhote Koshi River Rafting, It’s a 3- hour drive from Kathmandu along the Araniko Highway to Bhote Koshi. The drive to the put-in point has its own highlight – views of snow-capped mountains such as Langtang and Dorje Lakpa towards the north of the country. Bhote Koshi River with its steep gradient, it is a fast-flowing river that challenges the expertise of river guide. The rapids on the Bhote Koshi are highly technical and come one after another in quick succession. At first, the Class III rapids are encountered followed by the more difficult Class IV. The river flows through narrow canyons covered in lush green vegetation and from the rocks flow down crystal clear waterfalls. The usual run on this river last from one to two days.
The Bhote Kosi is known as the River from Tibet and you can start a trip after a peak over the border into Tibet. The Kathmandu / Lhasa Highway (AKA Friendship Highway, Araniko Highway) runs along beside the river. You can run a day trip or do a two-day expedition and run parts of the river twice. It’s a great river for beginner rafters and fun for kayakers at all levels.
Bhote Koshi River Rafting is beautiful for an adventure trip with very steep and basically non-stop mountain river. You are beginning to understand what this great trip in Nepal offers you nothing less than the ride of a lifetime. If you have never rafted before and if you have limited time but desire an adrenaline overload, then this is a perfect introductory trip package for you. Bhote Koshi River Rafting is probably the most exciting short rafting trip in Nepal and best white-water adventure in the world.
With the adventure of Bhote Koshi River Rafting you also get the chance to observe emerald green fields are terraced high above the river on precipitous slopes, curious villagers lining suspension bridges are amazed as we plunge through cascading waves and chutes of foam. Visiting an ancient culture, trek in the awe-inspiring Himalayas and get a tan - yep the weather is sunny! We love the excitement of this trip and it really is the best available for whitewater fun. The rapids here are a solid class IV- V at high flow, and a more classic III at lower levels. This true adventure can be rafted between October and December and February and April.
Along with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit.
We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided. Sleeping bags can be supplied upon request.
All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.
Maintaining the highest standard of safety and service, river trips have been classified in accordance to status of water flow, rapids & remoteness.
In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. Before you begin your white-water rafting, our professional rafting guide will thoroughly brief you about the necessary safety measure and rafting guidelines you need to follow, while you are on the river.
As your safety is our utmost priority, we have made the rafting journey the safest. The rafting trip is piloted by a river guide professionally trained in emergency wilderness first aid and swift-water rescue. Rafters venture into a river trip with safety jackets, flotation devices, helmets and river-friendly clothes. We use high quality inflatable rubber raft capable of giving extraordinary performance, agility, stability and manoeuvrability. Our rafts can swift through the wildest and strongest of waves and guarantee hundred percent safety.
Best time for rafting is from March to May and September to November. Temperature can get colder in January and February ranging from 7° to 20° C. For rest of the month, temperature remains minimum 18° to maximum 30° C. Monsoon rafting can be arranged on Trishuli river.
You are required to bring some shirts, T-shirts, socks, hat, suntan lotion, sunglasses with string, river shoes or flip-flop, flashlight, personal medication, couple of shorts and pants for the evening and morning, a sweeter or a jacket.
Company provides raft (number of raft depends on size of group), safety devices, sleeping bags, mattress tents & kitchenettes.
For rafting, we provide you professionally trained English speaking rafting guide for your rafting journey. The guide provided to you is highly experienced and has thoroughly versed in topography and nature of river. The guides are professionally trained for swift water rescue and emergency wilderness first aid, so you don’t have to stress over your wellbeing. Our skilled guides are also able to read river features and move the boat in a way so that everybody stays safe and has fun. With the excellent expertise and guidance of our guide, we assure you will have the great time doing white water rafting.
The cost of each trip depends on duration of trip and group size, the higher the group size lower is the cost.
Cost usually includes: All full board camping service and transportation to the put in point and back from the take-out point by private coach, all safety equipment etc.
Cost does not include: alcoholic beverages, personal clothing, expenses of personal nature and insurance.
Basically, we start our day with a briefing of the trip and the safety measures you need to adopt. After the briefing by the river guide is finished, the rafting journey begins. In a day we will raft for around 4 – 5 hours. After sometimes of rafting through the challenging rapids, we stop at the sandy beach for the lunch. Finishing up with lunch, we will raft over water for an hour or two and end the rafting journey for the day. For multi day rafting journey, we setup the camp by the riverside. Once we arrive at camping site, we can wander around nearby locality or simply relax basking in the splendour of nature. Camping overnight by riverside gives us time and opportunity to share our views, feeling and experiences under an open sky of sparking stars.