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    Rafting in Bhotekoshi

    • Destination
    • Durations
      1 days
    • 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.

    Rafting in Bhotekoshi 1 days

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

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

    One of the fast running rivers of Nepal is Bhotekoshi. So that it leads to great adventure paddling through mighty rapids and bouncy waves. Along with views of farm villages and towns along the river side.

    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 on 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 through several good enjoyable rapids and waves. This will  make your day worth-while till it last on reaching the ending point of rafting.

    • Day01

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

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

      Drive takes you to scenic town of Dhulikhel, a famous place for stunning sunrise over array of Himalayan peaks of Ganesh-Langtang and Manaslu to 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 Rafting point by the side of main old highway,  our river guides and Captain of the raft will receives you. Then after 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.

      As you prepare for day rafting, wearing shorts and T-Shirts or with water proof gear, before getting into a raft, briefing will be held. The briefing from Captain regarding Rafting, safety procedure and about river current and rapids are important.

      Lunch is prepared by the bank of the River, or further downstream. Which is then served on large plastic tarpaulin.

      After getting ready wearing life-jackets and helmets, time to keep your materials safe. Your valuable things such as money purse, camera 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 order to balance the raft.

      Once in the Raft holding 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 down stream through several exciting rapids, over bouncy waves and enjoyable rapid from I to IV grade rapid with huge curly waves.

      After going through all rapids, holes and drops successfully and enjoying the thrill,the rafting will end. The end will be at the bank of the river in a 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 disposal with your nice warm dry clothes. And then drive back to Kathmandu after an exciting, thrill on Bhote Koshi River  Rafting.

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