Rafting in Nepal

Nepal is ideal destination for rafting as various rivers here crush down from high Himalayas. It is the best mode of natural entertainment if you are planning something really thrilling and exciting. The rapids, bounce and exhilarating experience in the boat will surely be a memory of lifetime. 

The rivers of Nepal suits for the both—beginners and experienced. Moreover, the rivers here are graded in such a way that you can choose it as per your convenience and confidence.

Regulus has designed several tailor made rafting itineraries. Depending upon your time constraints and availability we recommend you particular type of rafting. It (rafting) is the second adventure sports after trekking which tourists do not like to miss in this Himalayan nation.

In past two decades rafting is supporting the tourism of Nepal enormously. It is one of the prime attractions among tourists as well as among domestic adventurers.

Most of the rivers of Nepal especially, Koshi, Trishuli, Karnali and Kali Gandaki originate from the glaciers of Himalayas. Due to this reason one can experience rafting in Nepal throughout the year. Despite the fact Regulus suggests its guest to avoid rafting in monsoon if they are beginners especially.

Furthermore, adventures get opportunity to acquaint with the real countryside Nepal while experiencing life in inflated rubber boat. While on this bumpy ride you pass through gorge and in between hills. The flora and fauna you witness on the course is really fascinating.

Meeting the international system of river grading, Nepal has also graded various rivers. The scale of grade shows the level of difficulty of river or in simple the high current of water.

Grade 1-2 : Simple and easy flat water, little current and mild waves.

Grade 3     : Moderate waves, swift current and narrow channels paddling are modestly

                     physical.Trishuli River is the example of this grade.

Grade 4-5    : Difficult, powerful water, constricted channels, steep drops and the possibility of

                      overturning a raft. Kaligandaki, Bhote Koshi and Lower Karnali are its example.

Grade 6       : Un-runable. Upper Karnali falls in this category.

More Information

RiverClass/Grade DistanceTotal daysRiver daysStarting daysTake out point
Kaligandaki4-110kms33KusmaMirmi (dam)
Bhote koshi4-545kms22BaseriSukute
Karnali upper5-6385kms2016SimikotChisapani
Karnali lower4-5180kms97SauliChisapani