Central and Western Nepal five Rivers

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Central and Western Nepal five Rivers

Highlights

  •   Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley
  •   Great opportunity to run as many river as possible from Central to western Nepal
  •   Balephi Khola, Trishuli, Karnali, Upper Seti and Marshyangdi Rivers ( Five different river and 15 days )
  •   Great way to Explore wild Western Nepal
  •   You will definitely have trip off a lifetime
  •   Expoler second tourist hub of Nepal Pokhara

Trip Overview

Balephi Khola

This river is one of the smaller tributaries of the Sun Kosi and is a lovely tight boulder strewn river with crystal clear water.Rafting/Kayaking at Balephi Khola

The river rises on the southern slopes of a mountain called “Dorje Lakpa”, at 6990 metres high. You will enjoy nice continuous white water with class 3 and 4 rapids all the way down to the confluence of the Sun Kosi River.

Paddle the Balephi Khola river taking in stunning views of Everest on a clear day. The Balephi Khola is one of the smaller tributaries of the Sun Kosi and is a lovely tight boulder strewn river with crystal clear water. We will paddle this lovely jewel of a river down into the Sun Kosi. Take out after fantastic days paddling and drive back to Kathmandu in a private bus approximately 3 and half hrs. If you are looking for longer river trips or if there are any other activities we can organise that for you, you just need talk to our friendly staff in our Thamel office.

Trishuli River  

The Trisuli River starts up on the Tibetan plateau near the famous Langtang region. Legend has it that the god Shiva high up in the Himalaya at Gosainkund drove his trident into the ground and created three springs, the source of the river and hence the name Trishuli.

Rafting/Kayaking at Trishuli River

The river is big volume and famous in Nepal for its kayaking and rafting and there are a variety of different sections depending on the ability of the group. One day to five day trips you can journey downstream through rapids such as ‘Upset’, ‘Surprise’ and ‘Ladies Delight’ just to name a few.

There is also time to enjoy the scenery and wave to the villagers on the calmer sections. Big sandy beaches provide ideal spots to camp.

The volume is medium.  A fantastic river to warm up on with mostly class 2-3 plus bigger volume whitewater.

Karnali River

Rising from the famous holy Mt. Kailash in Tibet the Karnali River is Nepal’s Wild West River. It is the longest and largest river in Nepal. It carves through the Himalayan landscape into many beautiful gorges and canyons as it flows down into the forests of west Nepal. Travel through some of the most pristine jungle in Nepal filled with an abundance of wildlife. You may see tigers, deer, monkey and many species of birds. The river is very popular for fishing with many different species. The area is relatively unpopulated and has a real wilderness feel. Rapids such as ‘Rattle and Roll’, ‘Inversion’, ‘Juicer Shake’, ‘Freight Train’ and many more will provide plenty of excitement. Camping on sandy beaches and the remote feel of the Karnali River will give a true expedition experience.

Upper Seti River

Only 30 minutes from Pokhara’s Lakeside, this short and sweet rafting adventure offers 1 ½ hours of non-stop adrenaline filled class III+/IV rapids. With fantastic Annapurna mountain views, crystal clear Himalayan white water and a beautiful gorge decorated with a suspension bridge and prayer flags – rafting the Upper Seti River is the ultimate half day trip in Nepal.

Marshyangdi River

Draining off the Northern slopes of the Annapurna Mountains, this “airborne and raging river” is steep, technical and not to be underestimated! This spectacular whitewater adventure shares some of the most exciting rapids in the world with views of some of the most beautiful mountains in the Himalaya. Offering two days of intense, challenging and continuous crystal clear whitewater rapids, it is no surprise that this is one of our most popular trips. This river demands 100% commitment from both guides & crew it is a great challenge.

If you are looking for the most exciting short whitewater adventure in Nepal and want to escape from city hustle and bustles – then look no further this one waiting is for you.

Cost Includes

  • All permits and entry fee
  • Food while you on the river journey
  • Professional standard river guides and safety kayaker/kayak instructor
  • Camping gear , foam mattress , tent and shelter
  • All the cooking and Kitchen equipment
  • kayak for kayakers
  • Paddle raft for rafters
  • Cataraft for carrying all the dry bags and camping equipment
  • Comprehensive wilderness first aid kit
  • Satellite phone
  • 4 Nights accommodation in kathmandu
  • 1 night accommodation in Pokhara
  • Airport pick up
  • Bus to put in and from take out of the river sections
  • Twin share basis room in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Cost Excludes

  • International flight to Nepal
  • Nepalese visa (this costs US $ 65- for 30 days and you need two passport size photos) visa can be issued on arrival in Kathmandu international airport
  • Extra Beverages for on the river i.e.) alcohol
  • Airport departure taxes
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not listed on itinerary
  • Any optional tours or activities during free time
  • Tips for the local guides at the end of the trip
  • Extra snacks on the river journey

Detailed Itinerary

  • Arrival at Kathmandu international airport and transfer to Hotel

    When you arrive at the Kathmandu airport, you will be met by the Adventure Hub Nepal Expedition Leader and transferred to the hotel to relax or recover from jetlag. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner and talk about the trip.

    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner 

  • Briefing and preparation for multi day Trip Journey

    Spend the day fitting your boats, getting them to your liking and getting ready for our multiday trip journey! In the afternoon, approximately 5 to 6 pm we will hold our pre-departure meeting and get everything prepared for our journey ahead.

    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner 

  • Warm up Paddle Balephi Khola River

    Paddle the Balephi Khola River taking in stunning views of Everest on a clear day. The Balephi Khola River is crystal clear and is a lovely tight boulder garden filled river. We will paddle this lovely jewel of a river down into Sun Kosi River. Take out of the river and drive a private bus to Kathmandu for approximately 2 and a half hrs. Stay overnight night at the hotel, relax and have a nice hot shower.

    Not Included: Dinner 

  • Drive for first River Trip at Trishuli River

    Have breakfast and then walk to the bus stop (approximately 5 minutes) and then pack the bus for the first river trip of your holiday in Nepal. Drive approximately 2 and half hours with a private bus to the put-in of the Trishuli River.

    The Trisuli River starts on the Tibetan plateau near the famous Langtang region. Legend has it that the god Shiva high up in the Himalayas at Gosainkund drove his trident into the ground and created three springs (the source of the river) and hence the name Trishuli.

    The river is big volume, and famous in Nepal for its kayaking and rafting. There are a variety of different whitewater sections depending on the ability of the group from one day to five-day trips. You can journey downstream through rapids such as ‘Upset’, ‘Surprise’ and ‘Ladies Delight’ just to name a few. There is also time to enjoy the scenery and wave to the villagers on the calmer sections. The volume is medium.  A fantastic river to warm up on with mostly class 2-3 plus bigger volume whitewater. Paddle the Trishuli River and take out at Fishling or Kurientar. Have lunch, pack up the bus and drive overnight to the Karnali River put-in point approximately 15 hours.

  • Arrive at Karnali River

    Rising from the famous holy Mt. Kailash in Tibet the Karnali River is Nepal’s Wild West River. It is the longest and largest river in Nepal. It carves through the Himalayan landscape into many beautiful gorges and canyons as it flows down into the forests of west Nepal. Travel through some of the most pristine jungle in Nepal filled with an abundance of wildlife. You may see tigers, deer, monkey and many species of birds. The river is very popular for fishing with many different species. The area is relatively unpopulated and has a real wilderness feel. Rapids such as ‘Rattle and Roll’, ‘Inversion’, ‘Juicer Shake’, ‘Freight Train’ and many more will provide plenty of excitement. Camping on sandy beaches and the remote feel of the Karnali River will give a true expedition experience.

    Arrive at Karnali River put-in and have lunch, pack our rafts and get organized for a multiday river expedition. Paddle down a few kilometers and camp.

  • Paddle Karnali multi days expedition from day 5 to day 12

    Day 5-11, Raft/kayak Karnali River. 

  • Paddle raft and kayak Karnali

  • Paddle Raft and Kayak Karnali

  • Paddle Raft and Kayak Karnali

  • Paddle Raft and Kayak Karnali

  • Half day paddled drive back to Pokhara

    Today is our last on the Karnali River, which will take to around midday where we will and have lunch and drive back to Pokhara which is approximately 15 hours drive on our private overnight bus journey.

  • Paddle upper seti or rest day

    Upper Seti river is only 30 minutes from Pokhara’s Lakeside, this short and sweet rafting adventure offers 1 ½ hours of non-stop adrenaline filled class III+/IV rapids. With fantastic Annapurna mountain views, crystal clear Himalayan white water and a beautiful gorge decorated with a suspension bridge and prayer flags. Rafting the Upper Seti River is the ultimate half-day trip in Nepal. 

    Optional: Explore Pokhara  or Paddle Upper Seti

    Today we will do a half-day of sightseeing the Pokhara Valley (Bindhabasini temple, Devil's fall, Mahendra cave, International Mountain Museum) and the second half of the day you can either go rafting, SUP boarding or kayaking around the lake whichever fits. There are many options for water sports for you. Enjoy the amazing view off fish tail mountain and whole Annapurna mountain region from your hotel roof top stay overnight in hotel.

    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner 

     

  • Drive to Marsyangdi put in point which Paundi or Khudi

    Draining off the Northern slopes of the Annapurna Mountains, this “raging river” is steep, technical and not to be underestimated! This spectacular whitewater adventure shares some of the most exciting rapids in the world with views of some of the most beautiful mountains in the Himalayas. Offering two days of intense, challenging and continuous crystal clear whitewater rapids, it is no surprise that this is one of our most popular trips. This river demands 100% commitment from both crew & guide – it is not for the faint hearted!

    We will meet at our Pokhara office or at your hotel around 6 am and drive to Paundi where we will stay the night. When half the crew it setting up camp the other half of the crew will get ready to pump up the raft. Then we will have lunch, after lunch, we will paddle a couple of hours of lovey rapids with spectacular scenery as we get to Finish at Torture for the day, then drive back up to Paundi for our night. 

  • Our lovely multi days expectation finish today with wonderful Marsyangdi,

    Have breakfast early in the morning and get ready for a day of excitement with lovely paddling. Some rapids will be grade 4+ which we may portage depend on people’s abilities. Otherwise, this will be a wonderful day of rafting and kayaking. When we get to the Dam where we will finish our adventurous day we will have lunch and load everything’s into the bus. Then we will drive back to Pokhara for 2 and a half hours or back to Kathmandu around 3 and a half hours. We will drop you guys into your hotel where you have a hot shower and relax for a celebration dinner with the crew,

    Not Included: Dinner 

  • Transfer to airport and fly home

    If you want to continue the adventure in Nepal, feel free to ask Adventure Hub Nepal staff and they will help you organize other activities,

    Not Included: Lunch and Dinner 

ABOUT ADVENTURE HUB NEPAL

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OTHER INFORMATION

This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Local conditions and weather may necessitate variations to the program and can affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all times stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness, weather and track conditions.

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USD 1790 per Person
  • Trip Code: AHN-1721
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Challenge level: Fair
  • Group size: 4 - 16 People
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*This itinerary is intended as a guide only. Local conditions and weather may necessitate variations to the program and can affect the availability of views and panoramas described. Be aware that all time stated are approximate and may vary with individual and group fitness, Weather , Trekking route , rivers level and road conditions.
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