Rafting in Trishuli is one of the most popular adventures sports activities in Nepal. In fact, the river is one of the most popular rafting rivers in South Asia. Nepal is blessed with numerous fast moving rivers, making it one of the biggest destinations in the world for river rafting adventure. With plenty of rapids and high-speed current, several rivers in Nepal are considered to be some of the best for whitewater rafting in Nepal.
Flowing along the Narayanghat-Mugling highway located in the west of Kathmandu, Trishuli River is an ideal destination to experience the thrilling adventure of the whitewater rafting. With just the right amount of time to experience the exhilarating rapids and relatively easy access to its put in point from Kathmandu, Rafting in Trishuli is considered as one of the best choices for day or two adventure or for the travelers en-route to Chitwan or Pokhara.
Rafting in Trishuli offers breathtaking sceneries, beautiful gorges, and thrilling rapids. It originates from the Gandaki river system and blends with Bheri, Marshyangdi, and Seti as it flows southwards. Rafting in Trishuli is generally fast moving with some obstacles and smaller to medium sized rapids, with Twin Rock, Ladies Delight, and Scout Upset some of the most famous points. Accessibility has been a major factor in Trishuli’s rise to its current glory, offering rafters the complete one day return trip from the tourist centers of Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan. Thus it is indeed an excellent choice for those looking for a short, but an exciting river trip with moderately challenging rapids.
Getting to the rafting location, “Charaudi” is pretty easy with about four-hour long drive from the capital. Once you get to Charaudi, you will be greeted with some very friendly and welcoming locals and trainers. For a few minutes, you will be given a small orientation on rafting by a trained professional and then you are ready to begin your three hour adrenaline boosting adventure. If you choose the one-day package, Kurintar becomes your final spot, from where you will be heading to Kathmandu. However, many choose to stay overnight and enjoy a night of camping over the sandy banks. Late night barbeque with music sessions, clear sky with the sound of the river splashing on the rocks and sleeping in a tent: what can get better.
Most of the year, the river runners generally encounter short and mild rapids with fewer challenges while rafting in Trishuli river which makes it an excellent trip for first-timers. However, during the monsoon season, the intensity of the raging rapids and fast current is certain to test the adrenaline of the river runners. Therefore, the monsoon rapid attracts an entirely different group of the rafters. Rafting in Trishuli and the raging Himalayan River with enchanting scenery makes this adventurous trip an experience of a lifetime.
Price: US$30 PP
Price: US$85 PP
Drive from Kathmandu to Trishuli on your own arrangement. Upon reaching Trishuli, a short briefing and preparation for the activity. Experience the ultimate adventure of whitewater rafting. After the event, lunch break and refreshments. Dinner at night.
After the early morning breakfast, three-hours drive back to Kathmandu on your own arrangement.
Price: US$40 PP
Early morning pick up from hotel & three-hour drive from Kathmandu to Trishuli. Upon reaching Trishuli, a short briefing and preparation for the activity. Enjoy the exhilarating adventure of whitewater rafting. After the event, lunch break and refreshments. Dinner at night.
After the early morning breakfast, three-hours drive back to Kathmandu.
Price: US$115 PP
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