River Rafting in Nepal is popular adventure activities way to see Nepal. While trekking is a good way of seeing the Himalayas, Rafting is an interesting way to see the Terai Region.The Rivers of Nepal rise in the Himalayas glacier, flow into the valley of Kathmandu and Pokhara and finally reach the Tarai. With a wide range of difficulties from a gentle one day float down the Trishuli River, Bhote Koshi, Seti River, to an exciting ten day adventure through the rapids of the remote Tamur, Arun and Karnali, there is an experience for everyone waiting in Nepal's famous white waters.
Rafting began in Nepal in 1976. It was started by an American named Al Read, on the Trishuli River and they were 2-6 passengers on a raft which is 5 meters long. Nepal has a one of the best place in the world for rafting and kayaking.
Grade 1-2: Easy: - Flat water, little current and mild Waves.
Grade 3-0: Moderate: - Waves, swift current and narrow channels, paddling is mostly physical.
Grade 4-5: Difficult:- Power full water, Constricted channels steep drops and the possibility of overturning a raft padding s challenging and it time strenuous.
Grade 6-0: Very Difficult:- Most Challenging.
What to Carry:-
During autumn (mid September through November) and spring (March - June).
During winter (December through February).
Note: - you can also carry reading materials, specific medication if required, camera, binocular, extra batteries and memory card, pocket knife and flash light.