River Rafting in Nepal
Nepal has Rivers to cover every level of white water activity after the monsoon offers the most adrenaline packed rivers to all adventure seekers. This mountainous country spoils the adventure for choice when it comes to white water. Not only is rafting a great action adventure holiday, but it’s a great way to discover the beauty of Nepal. The rivers all originate high up in the Himalaya and snake there way downwards through some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. Not only do you get to see first hand Nepal’s nature but also you get to experience her ancient and unique culture as you raft through remote villages and farm land. Nepal’s selection of rivers covers a range of grades which accommodate everything from the ultimate adrenaline adventure, an action packed river ride to a fun family holiday.
Some of the remote rivers offer long rafting trips which incorporate some trekking. These kinds of trips are truly trips of a life time as you have to bring with you everything you need and be totally self reliant and sufficient. These rivers churn out their courses through some of the most pristine wilderness and isolated villages that Nepal has to offer.
Rafting is not the only option here. All of Nepal’s rives can be Kayaked. The range of rivers in Nepal covers experienced to novice kayakers. For the first time kayaker, you can take time out and do a clinic to learn kayaking. These clinics cover everything form safety and technique to river craft. Can you imagine a better way to discover Nepal than by floating down its majestic Rivers in your own Kayak? What better way to get up close and personal with this stunning country?
In Nepal you will truly find some of the world’s most outstanding river journeys. As rafting and kayaking is an activity that needs to be arranged through our company, why not let Cultural Treks organize your trip for you? We guarantee a fun and adventure packed trip guided by the highest standard guides with the best equipment. The best seasons for rafting are September through mid-December and March through early May. Some rivers can be rafted from late June through to August.
In Nepal the government has opened 16 rivers graded on a scale of 1 to 5 for commercial Rafting but there are 7 main Rivers which will provide you with a rewarding rafting/kayaking experience.
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