24th, March: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal and transfer to your Hotel
When you arrive at 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: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
25th, March: Spend the day fitting your boats and getting ready for our multi-day adventure.
Spend the day fitting your boats, getting them to your liking and getting ready for our multiday journey! In the afternoon, approximately 5 to 6 PM we will hold our pre-departure meeting.
Not included: Lunch and Dinner
26th, March : Warm up paddle and get used to our boat and drive to Lower Bhote Kosi River for paddle.
After breakfast, we will take you to our bus from your hotel which is five or ten minutes and we will put all the bags on the bus. We will drive approximately 2 and a half hrs to the lower Bhote Kosi River. On a clear day, you will get magnificent views of the Everest Mountain Range. Paddle beautiful class 2- 3 whitewater. We will have lunch along the way, camp on the river bank or stay in the resort.
27th, March : Paddle Balephi Khola down to Lower Bhote Kosi confluence.
Paddle the Baleph Khola river taking in stunning views of Dorje Himal if there is not too much cloud cover. 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 Lower Bhote Kosi River.
After a fantastic day paddling we drive back to Kathmandu on a private bus approximately 3 and a half hrs. Relax in the hotel and have a nice hot shower go for dinner and get packed up for our trek to Dhovan.
28th, March : Fly to Biratnagar and then Drive to Basantapur
We will have breakfast and go to the domestic airport for our flight to Biratnagar. Flight time is approximately 35 minutes. Your expedition trip leader will meet you at the airport in Biratnagar with all the paddling gear on the bus for the drive to Basantapur driving hours approximately 5 hrs. Overnight stay in Basantapur.
29th, March : First day of Trek – Basantpur to Gupha Pokhari
After breakfast leave Basantapur (2,310m) begin trekking which will take you through beautiful woods and meadows with magnificent views of Makalu and the Everest massif in the far distance to the east and then Kanchenjunga to the west as we approach our destination Holy lake Gupha Pokhari (2,890m).
Stay in tea huts overnight. It’s a full day today, expect to walk for 6-7 hours gradually gaining height and then leveling out - you will reach the top of the ridge at 2,980 meters – expect to cover approximately 26km today.
30th, March : Second day of Trek - Gupha Pokhari to Gorja
Today you will continue trekking along the ridge through picturesque rhododendron forest and enjoy the spectacular views. The path winds gently up and down through ancient moss-covered trees. We then start to descend, steeply in some places and after approximately 5 to 6 hours we will arrive at our overnight stop.
Set up camp near the village of Gorja (2,010m) – expect to cover approximately 11km today.
31st, March : Last day of Trek – Gorja to Dobhan
Trek for approximately 4 hours or so (approximately 9km) down to Dobhan (640m) which is the starting point of the whitewater kayaking & rafting on the Tamur River. Pump up the rafts and get everything ready for the whitewater trip starting the next day, Relax and camp overnight on the riverside beach.
1st, April : Whitewater Kayaking and rafting on the Tamur River from Dobhan to Chatra
The volume of the Tamur in November is around 5,250cfs (150 cumecs). We will paddle approximately 115km to the confluence with the Sun Kosi River and then a further 15km to the take-out at Chatra (100m) – approximately 130km (82 miles) in total.
2nd, April : Paddling journey continues on the Tamur River
The Tamur River flows from the mighty Kanchenjunga mountain which is the third highest peak in the world. This trip combines fantastic whitewater and one of the most beautiful short treks in Nepal. It has spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu as you traverse along a ridgeline at over 2,800 meters - 3 days trekking and 6 days rafting/kayaking.
The river is a beautiful turquoise color and each day there are big volume rapids of class 3-4/4+. The river starts with a bang with 2 days of big volume class 3 to 4/4+ rapids. It then eases in the middle for a day or so with enough white water to keep you interested.
It then finishes with 2 days of amazing class 3 to 4/4+ rapids – more rapids than you can count down to the confluence with the Sun Kosi. Camping is on beautiful sandy beaches along the river and there is plenty of time for exploring and beach volleyball.
3rd, April: Paddling continues on the Tamur river
4th, April : Paddling continues on Tamur river
5th, April : We will paddle our last full day on Tamur river
The last day of whitewater rafting on the Tamur will take you down to the confluence of the Tamur and Sun Kosi Rivers. Over 30 rapids of fun class 3 and 4 white-water make this a fantastic day of paddling. Camp at the confluence of the Tamur and Sun Kosi Rivers.
6th, April: Paddle down to the take-out of the Sun Kosi and Tamur river at Chatra.
Paddle down to the take-out of the Sun Kosi and Tamur river at Chatra stopping along the way at the Bharah temple. Lunch in Chatra and around 2 pm we will start our overnight bus trip back to Kathmandu approximately 15 to 17 hours arriving in Kathmandu at approximately 7 am the following morning.
Note: There is the option to take a 35-minute flight back to Kathmandu from Biratnager at the end of the river trip. If you decide to fly this will add an extra night in the hotel on your package. If you fly we can organize a flight ticket and an extra night hotel cost with it. The total of flight and 1 night’s extra accommodation and will cost around $US 185 to $US 200 (additional cost) If you fly dinner not included.
7th, April: We will drop you to your Hotel and shopping and relaxation day in Kathmandu
You will be dropped off at your hotel, enjoy a nice hot shower and spend the rest of the day relaxing or shopping in Kathmandu. There will be a celebration dinner in the evening with the team from your trip! Stay overnight in the hotel.
Not included: Lunch and Dinner
8th, April: Transfer to airport and fly home
Not Included: Lunch and Dinner