Nov 1st : Drive from Pokhara to Basantapur [approximately 15 hours ]
At 5pm depart from Adventure Hub Nepal Lakeside office. Drive overnight approximately 15 hours in private bus to Basantapur the trekking starting
2nd Nov : Arrive at Basantapur and get organized.
Arrive at Basantapur and have lunch. Get organized for trekking leaving the next morning. Stay overnight in lodge in Basantapur.
Trekking begins. arrive Chauki. [6 to 7 hours walk]
After breakfast begin trekking which will take you through beautiful woods and meadows with magnificent views of the mountain ranges Kanchenjunga, Makalu and the Everest massif in the far distance. After approximately 6 to 7 hours walk, arrive at Chauki or the Holy lake Gupha Pokhari and camp. (Elevation 2850 meters)
4th Nov : Continue trekking. Reach the to pf the ridge [6 to 7 hours Trekking]
Today you will continue trekking up to the ridge through picturesque rhododendron forest and enjoy the spectacular views. The path winds gently up and down through ancient moss covered trees and after approximately 6 to 7 hours you will reach the top of the ridge at 2980 meters. Set up camp near the village of Gorja (elevation 1925 meters).
Relax and camp overnight on the riverside beach.
Trek for approximately 4 hours and then descend down to Dobhan which is the starting point of the white water kayaking rafting on the Tamur River. (Elevation 640 meters). Pump up the rafts and get everything ready for the whitewater trip starting next day. Relax and camp overnight on the riverside beach.
Nov 6th – 10th : Whitewater Kayaking and rafting on the Tamur River.
Whitewater Kayaking and rafting on the Tamur River. The volume in November is around 5250cfs and we will paddle 131 kms (82 miles).
Tamur River (Grade 3-4): 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 over 2800 metres. 3 days trekking into the starting point and 6 days rafting/kayaking, the river is a beautiful turquoise colour and each day there are big volume rapids of class 3-4. Camping is on beautiful sandy beaches along the river and there is plenty of time for exploring and beach volleyball.”
10 Nov : last day of whitewater rafting on the Tamur
Today is 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 makes this a fantastic day of paddling. Camp at the confluence of the Tamur and Sun Kosi Rivers.
11 Nov : Paddle down to the take out of the Sun Kosi river. Finish point in Chatara
11 Nov 11th Paddle down to the take out of the Sun Kosi river stopping along the way at the Bharah temple. At the finish point in Chatara enjoy a traditional Nepalese Dhal Bhat lunch and then get ready for the overnight bus trip back to Pokhara. Our private bus will take us approximately 15 hours arriving @ 9 am the following morning.
NB: There is the option here to take a 35-minute flight back to Kathmandu which will cost an additional US$ 185- for flight. This flight will depart from Biratnagar which is about an hours drive from the take out at Chatara.
Nov 12 : Drop to Hotel. Free day at Pokhara.
You will be dropped off at your hotel and then can spend the rest of the day shopping and relaxing in Pokhara. Enjoy a nice hot shower and get ready for celebration dinner! Stay overnight in hotel.
Not included: Lunch and Dinner