Rafters navigating rapids on the Trishuli River

Trishuli River White Water Rafting

Recommended by 99% of travelers
Duration1 Days
Trip GradeClass I-II
Travel StyleRafting
Best TimeSep to Dec & Jan to May

Trishuli River Rafting unfolds unlimited fun through the whitewater highway. It is the busiest river in Nepal where thousands of international and domestic tourists flock to experience the excitement of living in an inflated rubber boat.

Paddling in Trishuli River is not just experiencing rafting but rejuvenating in the thrill where adventurers challenge the wilds. This around 28 kilometers water highway takes you to the extremes of life. At one moment you are calm and in the next, you feel as if your heart is almost stuck in your neck. Yes, definitely rafting in the Trishuli River is an adrenaline rush!!


  • Enjoy the scenic drive along the Trishuli river 
  • Explore the great scenery & natural beauty of Nepal
  • Experience the white water rafting adventure
  • Impressive gorges, and exciting rapids

Trishuli River Location

It is a fun-packed exhilarating white water trip where unexpected thrills are expected in every rapid and bounce. The reason for the popularity of Trishuli River Rafting is its accessibility. The road connectivity to the starting point of Trishuli River Rafting is very common especially; from Kathmandu. It is also easily accessible from Pokhara (approx. 4 hrs drives) & 1 hr. drive from Chitwan National Park.

It takes around three hours to arrive at the starting point—Charaudi—of Trishuli River Rafting|Kayaking from Kathmandu. You will paddle for more than three hours in the river. It will be a hilarious experience in your life. Expert raft guides will give you some basic tips before you jump in the boat. Safety is the main matter of concern so you need to follow all the safety measures in a disciplined manner.  

Trishuli River Famous For 

The impressive gorges, exciting rapids, some easier sections, and easy accessibility from Kathmandu and Pokhara make the Trishuli river Nepal's most popular rafting river. Made up of the snow melt of Mt. Ganesh and Langtang Himal, the Trishuli river rafting is one of the most popular outdoor activities in Nepal.

Trishuli River Side Resort

The accommodation facilities at the stoppage point of rafting are of international standard. Many resorts are there which give perfect service to its guest, from pick up point to drop off. Among them, we use Trishuli River Side Resort to accommodate our guests who prefer an overnight stay during the Trishuli river rafting trip.

Trishuli River Rapids & Depth 

The river is graded as 3+ during autumn and 4+ during spring. Regulus suggests its guest not to have rafting here during monsoon as the rapids go above 5+ at that time. The rapids here have different names and among them ‘welcome’ is the first one that welcomes you with a powerful splash on your face. The first stage of rafting is not that difficult. While in this phase you get the opportunity to swim in the Trishuli River.

Lady Delight is another rapid which makes you scream for around 100 meters of a rough ride. After lunch, the real thrill begins.

Twins Rock is the rapid where you will enjoy outrageous waves of water. It flows in between two giant rocks. Similarly, there are many other rapids that you encounter one after another and each rapid has its own unique feature. Some of the rapids are Offset l, Offset ll, Snail's nose, Teendevi, Malekhu rapid, Monkey rapid, Surprise, Monsoon, Cotton Pony, S-Bend, Highway, Monsoon, and Pinball Rapid. 

Rafting in Trishuli River Price

One Day Rafting Trip Cost 

Nationality Nepales  Indian Foreigns
Price   Rs. 1600  INR 2500  USD $ 45
Remarks   With Lunch  With Lunch  With Lunch

Overnight Trishuli River Rafting Cost

Nationality Nepales  Indian Foreigns
Price   Rs. 2500  INR 3500  USD $ 90
Remarks  Meals + Room Meals + Room Meals + Room

Along with Trishuli rafting, you can join other thrilling activities in Nepal like ParaglidingMountain Flights, Helicopter Sightseeing Tour, Zip Flyer, Sky Cycling, etc.


Trishuli river rafting package is 1 day trip in Nepal. The itinerary of the Trishuli river rafting day tour starts after breakfast from Kathmandu and takes you to Charaudi through private transportation. 

Trip PlanExpand all

7:00 am : Drive from Kathmandu to Charaudi 3-4 hrs

10:00 am Discussion on safety talk and how to use paddles, rafting continues to Kuringhat with class 1 or 3 rapids for 2 hours.

12:00 pm: Stop for some time for taking rest, enjoy lunch and then encounter the large gorge 'The Trishuli Gorge'. 

 3:00 pm: Drive back to Kathmandu or head towards Pokhara or Chitwan for an optional tour.

Cost Details
  • Ground transportation (one-way tourist bus one-way local bus) from/to Kathmandu.
  • Meals, Western and continental food (lunch) during your rafting trip.
  • River permit.
  • Necessary equipment such as high-quality self-bailing rafts, life jackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels, and all safety and medical equipment.
  • Necessary staff (guide, helpers, etc.).
  • Safety kayak.
  • First aid kit.
  • Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip.
  • Hotel accommodations & meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip.
  • Emergency evacuation.
  • Things of personal use.
  • Member Insurance.
  • Private transportation (if you want extra US$150 up 5 person).
  • International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange).
  • Tips to staff.
Dates & Availability
  • Rafting multiple days trips stars after breakfast from the campsite, lunch break on the way, and finally, stop next camp
  • One day rafting day trip starts after breakfast and ends the trip by noon 3 to 4 PM and transfers to the  onward journey
  • Cost is based on group joining
Additional Info

What To Bring For Trishuli Rafting Day Trip 

  • T-shirt, swimwear & warm clothing for the evenings including a fleece or a pullover.
  • Sunscreen and lip protector, sunglasses, or a cap.
  • Footwear, sports sandals, or comfortable shoes that can get wet and will stay on your feet
  • A little cash for treats, tips, and the occasional chance for photographs
  • Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly ).
  • Personal medication.
  • Flashlight.
  • Reading book.
  • Fishing hook.
  • Waterproof Bag
  • First Aid Kit
What our Clients Say?
20 Sep, 2023
The Best Experience

I had the best experience doing the Trishuli River White Water Rafting in Nepal. Trishulli River Rafting is one of the best Rafting in Nepal. After doing the Trishuli River Rafting, I went to Sauraha for exploring the Chitwan National Park through the Regulus Treks and Expeditions.

Erich Beck
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