Rafting in Nepal is a lesson in living dangerously. Mastering the rivers here is a feat to be proud of— gaining the upper hand in a fight against all odds. Those who dare to lock-horns with the extremes of the river, challenge the rapids and test their fortitude in whirlpools will live an unforgettable experience.
Nepal is a prime destination for river tourism due to the plethora of rivers that come cascading down from the Himalayas, with a natural flow that’s perfect for rafting. Anyone can experience rafting in Nepal, whether you’re an amateur or a professional because rivers here are categorized according to grade. There is sure to be the exact tour for you that will meet your aspirations.
The country has identified several rivers that are exceptional for rafting, including Trishuli River, Bhotekoshi, Karnali, Kaligandaki and Seti River. They are easily accessible and, being closer to Kathmandu, crowds flock to Trishuli and Bhotekoshi River in particular. Seti River is best suited to inexperienced rafters, whereas choosing Karnali and Kaligandaki Rivers, involves spending many adventurous days out on the raft.