Most of the year. Seti river (class 2 to 3+), famous for its dazzling scenery, is a gentle river attracting families, bird watchers, nature lovers and dreamers. However, during the monsoon, its swollen rapids prove an exciting test for experienced rafters and kayakers. The Seti is Best River for learning kayak in Nepal.
Seti River: Warm and Beautiful (2days)
|September – December||3+||Approx. 50 cumecs|
|January – May||3+||Approx. 20 cumecs|
|June – August||4+||Approx.100 cumecs|
Location, Transportation and Timetable:
Damauli, the starting point for rafting on Seti River is five hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus. Higher Limits Trek arranges transportation for you. The 35 km of river action take 2days. The ending point of Seti river trip is at Gaighat and it is approximately 4-5 hours drive from both Kathmandu and Pokhara.
The warm and beautiful Seti River passes through spectacular jungle scenery, green hills and valleys. It is an excellent river for bird- watchers and those interested in the abundance of nature found on this trip.
This normally gentle river has plenty of small and undemanding rapids. During the monsoon months the strength of the rapids increases and attracts a radically different set of rafters.
Rafting on Seti River- is an ideal trip for those wanting to experience some of the stunning river scenery in Nepal without the intensity of complex or challenging rapids. The Seti River is a very suitable river for family trips and it’s the best river to learn kayaking in Nepal.
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. Sleeping bags can be supplied upon request. All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.
What to bring?
Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt or swimwear 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 essential 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 takes the safety of its clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and other European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.