Bhote Koshi River Rafting/Kayaking trip is one of the best white water rafting adventures in Nepal (grade 4 to 5). Your trip to the put in point takes you through the mountains, passing views of traditional Tibetan lifestyle. Once you’re on the river though, there is no time to stop and admire the scenery, as you and your member rafters negotiate some of the fastest and steepest rapids in Nepal. This factual adventure can be rafted between October -December and February – April.
River Fact Sheet
River Bhote Kosi: meaning – ‘The harmony of
Tibet and the Himalayas’ (1 to 2 days)
|September – December||5-||Approx.100 – 50 cumecs|
|January – May||4+||Approx. 40 cumecs|
|June – August||Lower section only 4+||Approx 180 cumecs|
Location, Transportation and Timetable
Baseri (95 km.) the main starting point for Bhote Kosi River is 4 hour drive North-East of Kathmandu. Transportation to Baseri will be by private transport. The 25 km. of river action takes two days. The road journey from the ‘Dam’ – ending point is approximately. 3 hours to Kathmandu. There is an orientation meeting early in the evening before the trip, providing you with an opportunity to ask any further questions you may have, to meet your member rafters and also your guide.
There is not much time to look at the mountain scenery and surroundings once you are on this river as whitewater action starts! However, en route there is an excellent opportunity to stop in Dulikhel to admire the dramatic views of the Himalayas! The Bhote Kosi is regarded as one of the best short white water rafting trips in the world. It is the steepest river that is rafted in Nepal, with continuous rapid action making this river a full-on commitment and a huge adrenaline rush.
This is an ideal trip for those wanting a short but intense and thrilling rafting trip. It is better suited to those who have some previous rafting experience.
What we provide?
Along with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles; wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit. We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided. All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.
What to bring?
Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.
What you need to tell us?
Please tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is important that you inform us of any medical conditions that may affect your well being on the trip. Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.
“Higher Limits Trek & Expedition Pvt.Ltd.” takes the safety of its customers very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.