Upper Kali Gandaki Rafting

The Upper Kali Gandaki river rafting is one of Nepal’s very best rivers for whitewater Adventure. The source of the river is formed at an altitude of 3900m (12795ft) in the Mustang region of Nepal, which borders Tibet. Using the Deepest gorge in the world that has formed between the Mt. Annapurna (8346m) Massif and Mt. Dhaulagiri (8046m) and named after the ferocious goddess kali. The river with total catchment area of 46300 sq. km is notable for the deep gorge through which it flows and for a large hydroelectric power in Nepal.

The Kali Gandaki passes through narrow gorges, alongside tumbling waterfalls and jungle. Local people from Magar and Chhetri villages often get close to the riverside to meet the rafters. They greet you on their way with a greeting of “Namaste!”. There are superb opportunities to see the Annapurna Mountain range and a variety of wildlife and temples on River banks.

The tumbling waterfalls and challenging rapids attract many whitewater seekers. Once upon a time in your life, get a rafting experience. This holy river is ideal for medium-length wilderness expeditions and is a reward for bird watching and wildlife.

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Tamur River rafting

The Tamur River rafting starts with an internal flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar in the far South-East of Nepal. We take a private vehicle drive to Basantapur in the Tehrathum region, where we camp overnight. The following day, we begin an awe-inspiringly beautiful 4-day trek to Dobhan through the remote Taplejung region of Eastern Nepal. From Dobhan we begin the exhilarating trip, which includes a day relaxing on a remote river beach or an optional one-day trek visiting local villages. The Tamur is best tackled between October and November, and February and May.

Probably the best combination trip in Nepal is magnificent white water, beautiful valley, and the most scenic treks in Nepal. The Tamur and its tributaries drain the snows of Kanchenjunga third highest peak in the world. The river is the sixth largest river in Nepal and seems to have a feeling of thrusting power and of being constrained by its valley sides. The first commercial run of the Tamur was in 1990 and there have been very few descents since then. It is an outstandingly beautiful river with superb views of the Himalayan range including Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu. The river trip includes around 120 km descent. It passes through more than 100 of the most exciting rapids. Difficulty level is also varies from grade 3 to 5. This is one of the best white-water expedition trips in the world.

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Karnali River Rafting

Karnali River Rafting is one of the best rivers rafting in the world. This magnificent river originates from Mt. Kailash in Tibet. Karnali River literally means “Holy water from the sacred mountain,” which is located in the far-western region of Nepal. The Karnali River is the longest and one of the mightiest rivers in Nepal. Taking about the difficulty level: The Karnali River offers a range of difficulty levels, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters. Some sections have class III to IV rapids, providing a good balance of excitement and safety. Rafting on the Karnali is not just a heart-pounding adventure but also a journey of exploration through the untouched corners of Nepal’s natural wonders.

Sauli is the rafting put-in-point. The river drops into imposing canyons filled with powerful big volume white-water. There is a wide variety of fauna and flora including dense forests, jungle and also remote villages. Just enough easier water to regroup and prepare for the next big challenge separates rapids like “Captivity”, “Flip and Strip” and “Gods House”. Towards the end of the trip the river gradient begins to ease as the Karnali leaves the mountains and flows out into the Gangetic plains of Terai. Jungle is thickens and the river is broadens than pristine Beaches become bigger and more beautiful.

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Arun River Rafting

Arun River Rafting is undoubtedly the most exciting white-water river rafting in Nepal. Starting with a 4-day trek followed by 3 days of rafting. The powerful current and large water volume make sure huge and remarkable rapids are encountered throughout the length of this river journey. The rapids can be technically challenging. Taking about the difficulty: The Arun River rafting expedition is generally moderate in difficulty. The rapids can vary depending on the water levels, with some sections offering thrilling Class III to Class IV rapids, perfect for both beginners and experienced rafters.

Arun River  is one of the most powerful whitewater current and fast river in Nepal. Scenery: The river passes through deep gorges, green valleys and excellent riverside beaches, terraced farmlands, dense forests, and traditional villages, providing an opportunity to immerse in the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal. Arun River flows from the melting of Mt. Makalu (8462m) and other mountains of that region uniting with thousands of small spring and streams along the thick woods of the famous Arun valley before winding its way down through the hinterlands of eastern Nepal.

Arun River is an excellent choice for a long whitewater rafting trip for those who are seeking a true adventure and the thrill of encountering huge rapids in a peaceful setting. It would be the first choice for those wanting a whitewater expedition into the wilderness area.

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Everest epic trek

The Everest Trek is an epic, well-known, global trekking route inside the Khumbu region of Nepal. Khumbu is famous for the land of Mount Everest,  the land of Yeti and the native area of the Sherpa. Sherpa is a Nepalese ethnic group famed for their rich culture, superior climbing skills, and extreme high-altitude resistance. Sherpas are the lions of Everest. They have lived in the country’s high altitudes for generations and have long served as guides and porters. Their local expertise has been invaluable for tourists visiting the area.

Trekking day starts with a morning 35-minute flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. From there, after a few hours of trekking, you enter the highlands of Sagarmatha National Park. The route now ascends through forest to Namche Bazar, the capital and commercial center of Khumbu. After acclimatization day, we continue through Tyangboche monastery, located under the foothills of Ama Dablam (6,921 m). The Everest Trekking route reaches Gorakh Shep and Everest Base Camp. The last point is Kala Patthar (5,615 m) to see the sunrise or Sun set. There, one can enjoy the spectacular view of Mount Everest, surrounded by other giants such as Nupse and Lhotse and other snow-capped mountains. You descend the same trail back to Lukla and Kathmandu.

Everest Trekking includes beautiful villages: Phakdin, Manjo, Jorsale, Pangboche, Dingboche, Pheriche, and others. According to Sherpa and Tibetan cultural beliefs, Everest is the Mother of the Earth.

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