Rafting in Nepal
Nepal is undoubtedly a haven for the river runners around the globe. With over 6000 freshwater streams, Nepal has a wide variety of rivers with a different tempo, rapids, and grades. The rivers in Nepal are extensive and are often surrounded by diverse landscape and scenery. Despite Nepal is mostly known for its high snow-capped mountains and trekking in the Himalayas, people who’ve known the rivers of this captivating country also rate it as one of the best destinations for whitewater rafting.
Rafting is a high adrenaline sport of navigating through the waters in an inflatable raft. It may involve several levels of difficulty depending upon the season and the river itself. It is a challenging activity but with the right training and appropriate equipment, it is an exciting adventure sport.
Rafting involves six to eight people in a raft paddling together for a common goal (i.e. to be upright through the entire ride). It is something that helps forge a strong bond within the group which goes unnoticed at times with the exhilarating sensation of adventure.
This not only connects people with nature but also teaches them the true values of team building and leadership skills.
Where to do rafting in Nepal?
There are plenty of rivers to choose from while rafting in Nepal. With such massive numbers of rivers, choosing the right whitewater destination can be quite tricky at times. Here we have enlisted some of the most popular destinations for amazing whitewater adventure:
- Kali Gandaki