For beginner paddlers, a rafting trip on the Trishuli is an experience not to be missed (class 3 to 4+ in high water). While you learn to handle the river’s well spaced, Rafting undemanding rapids, a panorama of dramatic gorges drifts gently past. During the monsoon, the river promises a more challenging ride, with powerful rapids and whirlpools. Rafting/Kayaking on Trishuli River can easily be combined with a visit to Chitwan National Park or Pokhara.
‘Trishuli River: Meaning – ‘The Classic River’
(1 to 3 days)
|September – December||4||Approx.300 cumecs|
|January – May||4-||Approx.200 cumecs|
|June – August||4+||Approx 450 cumecs|
Location, Transportation and Timetable
The starting point for Trisuli River Rafting/Kayaking is located just about 3 hours drive west of Kathmandu, making it an excellent choice for short trips, or for those who are en route to Pokhara or Chitwan National Park. The Trisuli can be rafted for 1 to 3 days, 15 – 60 km. Most people do the classic two day trip. The return journey to Kathmandu is 5 hours, to Pokhara is approximately 4 hours and to Chitwan is approximately 1 hour. Higher Limits Trek arranges private or tourist bus transportation to the starting point, usually Charaudi. (This may vary for longer/shorter trips and depends on the season). Transportation from the ending point of Trisuli river trip is also arranged to whatever destination is next for you.
The landscape of river Trishuli includes small gorges and a glimpse of the cable car leading to the famous Hindu Temple Manakamana. For the most of the year the rapids encountered on the Trisuli are undemanding, easily negotiated and well spaced out. Trisuli River is an excellent river for those who looking for a short river adventure, without the challenge of vast rapids, but with some really exciting rapids, with beautiful scenery and a relatively peaceful environment. During the monsoon months the strength of the rapids increases and attracts a completely different set of rafters. But there are sections for rafting during the monsoon for those who are looking for simply exciting trip!
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 necessary that you inform us of any medical conditions that may involve 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 clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.