Bhotekoshi Rafting: Nepal’s Adventure sport at its finest!

Plummeting down the snow-capped peaks of Tibet and branching out from the Sunkoshi River, the Bhotekoshi River provides the most fast-paced whitewater rafting in Nepal. The steepest river run in Nepal provides several rapids of Class III-V as the next rapid can always be heard growling not too far down the stream. This is a perfect trip for those wanting a short trip without having to compromise the intensity and the thrill.

The ride to the put-in point, Lamosangu, is a short and comfortable drive of 3 hours. The scenery en route to the put-in point will keep you at the edge of your seats. Popular mountain ranges such as the Langtang range and Dorje Lakpa come into view. Along the way are some beautiful emerald fields, tea-clad hillsides, waterfalls, canyons, and of course the ever-beautiful Sunkoshi River.

Once the instructions are briefed and the drills completed, we hit the roaring whitewater. Upon hitting the water, there is not much time to stop by and admire the beauty of the surrounding hills and mountains as the rapids encountered at every twist and turn will keep your senses occupied.

Right from the beginning, the rafting is steep arousing several Class III-V rapids. All the thrill settles down with a warm sunbath on the beach and a pleasant ride back to Kathmandu. The rafting journey is available throughout the year but a much better experience can be gained from September to October, right after the monsoon, when the river is in full-throttle.

Our team consists of a group of remarkable and highly trained individuals as the river guides who are accustomed to rescue operations during the Bhotekoshi Rafting trip. We keep your safety checked all the time. So, you can keep aside all your fears and give it your one hundred percent to take back home some of the most wonderful memories of your life. Come join us for an action-packed short holiday.

Trip Fact

Geography Forest/Plain/River Level of Difficulty Easy
Duration of Trek 04 Days Max Altitude 1350m
Religions Hindu Ethnic People Tamang/Brahmin/ Chhetri
Accommodation Hotel/ Guesthouse/ Tented Camp Transportation Tourist Bus/Private Vehicle
Region  Group Size (2-8) People

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02: Drive to Lamosangu – Raft: 3hrs drive/ 4 hrs rafting
Day 03: Raft – Drive to Kathmandu
Day 04: Final Departure


Included on the Cost:

Domestic and international flights transfer.
3 Star hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Nepalgunj in a double/twin room sharing with breakfast.
Guided tour of the city with all entry fees as per Itinerary.
Kathmandu- Lamosangu – Kathmandu Drive.
Accommodation in the beach camp.
Daily breakfast.
Full board meals during the trip (on deluxe tour only).
Experience professional guide, accredited by the Nepal government.
Group first Aid Kit.
Insurance for all our staff.
Amble Himalaya Treks T-shirt.
Amble Himalaya souvenirs on departure.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Departure Date

See off at the airport and final departure.

 

 

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Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu


Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Evening cultural dinner where you will be served authentic Nepali cuisine.
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Day 02: Drive to Lamosangu – Raft: 3hrs drive/ 4 hrs rafting


An early morning scenic drive through various villages with magnificent views of mountains, such as Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, and Gaurishankar, takes us to our take-in point–Lamosangu. After safety briefings, we start our rafting adventure. We hit continuous rapids of class 3 and 4. After about 10 miles of thrill in the immense white-water, we will set up our camps on the river bank.
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Day 03: Raft – Drive to Kathmandu


Today we hit several unrunnable rapids of class 3 and class and thereafter, an hour of calmness soon turns into thrill before reaching our take-out point. Brunch at the beach before heading back to Kathmandu.
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Day 04: Final Departure


See off at the airport and final departure.

Included

Domestic and international flights transfer.
3 Star hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Nepalgunj in a double/twin room sharing with breakfast.
Guided tour of the city with all entry fees as per Itinerary.
Kathmandu- Lamosangu – Kathmandu Drive.
Accommodation in the beach camp.
Daily breakfast.
Full board meals during the trip (on deluxe tour only).
Experience professional guide, accredited by the Nepal government.
Group first Aid Kit.
Insurance for all our staff.
Amble Himalaya Treks T-shirt.
Amble Himalaya souvenirs on departure.
Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

Excluded

Lunch and dinner on the trip (on budget and guide service).
Personal travel insurance; medical and evacuation insurance.
Nepal entry visa fee US$60 for one month, US$ 30 for 15 days.
Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water.
Tips for staffs which is expected.
International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
Expenses incurred due to accidents, landslide, strikes, political unrest, etc.

The Trekking Group

For Bhotekoshi Rafting Trip, we will have 2-8 people on each group and there will be one tour guide and a private vehicle for the trip. On budget tour package hotel is available on BB basis and Guide service includes tour guide only.

Accommodations 

Amble Himalaya uses Woodapple Hotel and Spa or similar hotels in Kathmandu for your accommodation. During the tour we will be using the best available hotels, lodge and resort. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost an additional USD 340.

Meals

Depending in your chosen package, Deluxe Tour package includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner where you can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Indian, etc.). Budget tour package only include Breakfast and Guide Service package includes no meals. Breakfast and dinner will be served at same lodge you will stay and hot lunch will be served along the way. Farewell dinner will be provided to all packages at Kathmandu on your return from Tour.

See off at the airport and final departure.

Rafting is an adventure sport, so it has its risks, but we take various majors to mitigate those risks for you to enjoy the adrenaline rush without the fear of being injured. We brief you about the dos and don’ts before you start rafting. We provide you with a life jacket and helmet to avoid serious injuries. Our team members are on their toe to rescue you in case you fall or get seriously injured. There is no fun without a little uncertainty.

Yes, absolutely. We have previously catered to non-swimmers, and we encourage people who want to overcome their fear of water to take part in one of our rafting sessions and come out stronger than ever.

All of our river guides have undergone training and are certified under the provisions of Government of Nepal. They are highly experienced, and they know the river.

We do not run our rafting packages in contaminated water. While the color might look muddy, depending on the season, the fast-flowing river cleans itself; hence you needn’t worry about getting allergies and falling sick.

You needn’t have any specific skill to partake in rafting. A short training is given at location before each rafting session. You just need to pay attention and follow the rules.

You just need basic fitness to be able to raft. However, you need to be prepared to propel, steer, and recover your raft, so you might need some physical strength.

There are a maximum of 7-8 people in a raft to avoid crowding and to maintain balance of the raft.

Pack light. Wear comfortable clothes for rafting. Bring a pair of slippers and a set of clothes to change after the water adventure.

We have a professional photographer to document the thrilling adventure through pictures and videos. You can purchase the photo later in the day. But it is up to you if you want to bring your own camera. The company will not be liable to any damage.
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