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    Rafting in Bhotekoshi

    Rafting in Bhotekoshi

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
      Adventure Trek and Tours
    • Mx.altitude
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Rafting Duration
      1 day approx: 12 to 15 km distance downstream of 3-4 hrs paddling with lunch break in between.
    • Put In Point
      Balephi or further upstream near Borderland Resort (Approx: 02 hrs drive from Kathmandu).
    • Take-Out
      Dolalghat or ahead depending upon the season and water volume.
    • Season
      Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon. Wet times is from Mid June to mid September.At that time rivers overflow with heavy rains with fast current and unsafe for rafting.


    • Challenging Rapids: Bhotekoshi River is known for its intense and challenging rapids, providing an adrenaline-pumping adventure for rafting enthusiasts. Get ready to tackle rapids of various grades, including exhilarating drops, twists, and turns.
    • Scenic Beauty: As you raft along the Bhotekoshi River, you'll be surrounded by stunning natural beauty. Enjoy breathtaking views of lush green valleys, cascading waterfalls, and towering cliffs, creating a picturesque backdrop for your rafting expedition.
    • Adventure in a Remote Setting: Bhotekoshi River is remote and pristine, away from bustling city life. Experience the thrill of rafting in a serene and less-crowded environment, immersing yourself in the raw beauty of nature.
    • Natural Water Features: The river is adorned with natural water features that excite your rafting journey. Encounter powerful waves, turbulent sections, and exhilarating drops, making each moment on the river memorable.
    • Teamwork and Bonding: Rafting in Bhotekoshi is a team activity that fosters teamwork and bonding. Work together with your fellow rafters and guide them, following their instructions to navigate the rapids successfully. The shared experience strengthens camaraderie and creates lasting memories.
    • Professional Guides: Expert rafting guides accompany you on the trip, ensuring your safety and enhancing the overall experience. Their knowledge of the river, rafting techniques, and safety protocols provide reassurance as you navigate through the rapids.
    • Adrenaline Rush: Rafting in Bhotekoshi offers an adrenaline rush like no other. Feel the thrill and excitement as you conquer challenging rapids, experiencing an exhilarating adventure that will leave you with a sense of accomplishment.

    Rafting in Bhotekoshi 1 days

    Bhotekoshi is also known as Upper Sun-Koshi. Because the river eventually joins with the big wide Sun Kosi River at Dolalghat, located east of the capital Kathmandu.

    Bhote Koshi River Rafting will be fun and exciting, encountering huge waves and white-water rapids. Withstanding rafting in Bhotekoshi will be challenging, avoiding drops and holes. This fast river flows downstream through many rural farm villages with well-tended paddy fields and dense green forests.

    Bhote Koshi River flows from the higher side of the Tibetan plateau, situated beyond and across the mountain range of Langtang and Jugal, also with high peaks of Dorje-Lakpa and Bhairav glacial pond that feeds Bhote Koshi with many glaciers and tributaries.

    One of the fast-running rivers of Nepal is Bhotekoshi. It leads to great adventure paddling through mighty rapids and bouncy waves, along with views of farm villages and towns along the riverside.

    Bhotekoshi rafting starting point depends upon the volume of water levels and accessibility to reach the river bank because the river runs into a deep gorge and wide valley along the old Nepal and Tibet/ China Friendship Highway.

    The BhoteKoshi rafting begins upon reaching the starting point, where our Captain of the boat and rafting crews will meet. And then take you for an exciting day ride overcoming several good enjoyable rapids and waves. This will make your day worthwhile until it finally reaches the ending point of rafting.

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    • Day01

      One day rafting tour will take you from Kathmandu To Bhotekoshi River.

      By 6 or 7 a.m., get ready after having an early breakfast. Our rafting staff and guides will pick you up at the time given earlier. So the drive leads, passing Kathmandu Valley, heading east on the old Kathmandu and Lhasa / Tibet Highway, also known as Nepal and Tibet / China Friendship Highway.

      The drive takes you to Dhulikhel's scenic town, famous for its stunning sunrise over the Himalayan peaks of Ganesh-Langtang and Manaslu, to the Gaurishankar mountain range.

      Soon drive heads to low, warm farm areas with interesting villages and busy towns to reach at starting point of Rafting at Balephi.

      On arrival at the Rafting point by the side of the old main highway,  our river guides and raft captain will receive you. Then after a short walk to the beach, you can notice our rafting crew busy preparing or inflating the raft for the exciting rafting on Bhote Koshi River.

      Before getting into a raft, the briefing will be held as waterproof for day rafting; wear shorts and a proof gearhead. The briefing from Captain regarding Rafting, safety procedure, and River currents and rapids are important.

      Lunch is prepared by the bank of the River or further downstream, served on a large plastic tarp.

      After getting ready, wearing life jackets and helmets, time to keep your materials safe; your valuable things, such as money purses, cameras, and sunscreen, will be safe in Water-Proof Barrel or container. Also, what you need for the Rafting for the day is put in that same barrel.

      As  Captain of the boat starts rafting by dividing the group for seating to balance the raft.

      Once in the Raft, holding the paddle and seating settled, Captain will be on the back of the boat with its oar or steering paddle. Once in the River, you will have a brief instruction on paddling. Then you can enjoy your Rafting in Nepal.

      Float downstream through several exciting rapids, over bouncy waves, and enjoyable rapid from I to IV grade rapid with huge curly waves.

      The rafting will end after successfully going through all rapids, holes, and drops and enjoying the thrill. The Raftingl is on the bank of the River in the nice small town of Dhulikhel. Over there, Bhote Koshi joins with Melamche River to make wide and big Sun-Koshi (River of Gold where one can continue with rafting expeditions for a week)

      At Dolalghat, our transport will be at your disposal with your nice warm, dry clothes. And then drive back to Kathmandu after an exciting thrill on Bhote Koshi River  Rafting.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Rafting in Bhotekoshi

    • Rafting Equipment: The cost generally covers the use of essential rafting equipment such as helmets, life jackets, paddles, and rafts.
    • Professional Rafting Guide: An experienced rafting guide will accompany you throughout the adventure, ensuring your safety and providing instructions.
    • Safety Briefing: Participants receive a comprehensive safety briefing before the rafting trip, including information on rafting techniques, river navigation, and emergency procedures.
    • Transportation: Some rafting packages may include transportation from designated pickup points to the rafting starting point.
    • Meals: Depending on the package, meals such as lunch or snacks may be provided during the rafting trip.

    What's Excluded in Rafting in Bhotekoshi

    • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses, such as extra snacks, drinks, or souvenirs, are typically not included in the rafting cost.
    • Accommodation: If you require accommodation before or after the rafting trip, it is usually not included and needs to be arranged separately.
    • Insurance: It is advisable to have personal travel insurance that covers adventure activities like rafting. This is generally not included in the cost.
    • Transportation to/from Bhotekoshi: The cost of traveling to Bhotekoshi itself is typically not included and is the participant's responsibility.

    Departure Dates & Price

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