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  • Trip introduction

    If you’ve been rafting before but are looking for your next exciting experience, then this 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip is an ideal choice for you. On this rafting adventure, you’ll enjoy the thrill of battling rapids, catching snippets of Nepal’s rustic natural beauty and camping on a serene river-side beach.

    Full of excitement at every turn – during the day you’ll raft and kayak on Bhote Koshi’s fierce waters as you fight rapids of grades III and IV while passing through landscapes of stunning beauty. After your rafting session, you’ll set up your campsite on a gorgeous beach.

    A great way to get your adrenaline pumping, this trip is ideal for adventure enthusiasts. However, as Bhote Koshi’s gradient is steep, it can be a challenging adventure even for seasoned adventurists.

    Destination

    The Bhote Koshi River is a beautiful river that lies in the hilly regions outside Kathmandu and is considered as one of the steepest rivers of Nepal. Originating from the Zhangzangbo Glacier in Tibet – the course of this river is a wild one consisting of many steep parts, rocky patches, swift turns and rapids from grade III up to grade V. During your rafting sessions you’ll encounter rapids such as Barking Dog, Midnight Special, Great Wall, Liquid Bliss and Dazed and Confused amongst others.

    After a night of camping in the wilderness, the next day you’ll drive up to Jambu to begin your next leg of rafting. This journey concludes at the Sukute Beach from where you’ll drive back to Kathmandu.

    Destination highlights

    Combine the fun of camping and rafting through this 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip. | Feel the thrill of battling grade III and V rapids. | Pass through many scenic landscapes and villages. | Catch a glimpse into rural life. | Enjoy camping on a beach.

    Activity Details

    III and IV+

    Yes

    15-20

    8 hrs

    33 kms

    Rafts/Kayaks

    Trip details
  • Bhote Koshi River Rafting Day 1: A Day of Rafting

    Arrive at the office in Thamel by 06:00 hrs sharp for a 06:30 hrs departure. You'll depart for Khadichour which takes about 3 hrs. En route the journey you may stop at Zero Kilo for tea or coffee. Once you reach Khadichour the rafts will be set up followed by a thorough briefing. After this you'll embark on a refreshing rafting and kayaking session along the gorgeous Bodh Koshi River. This stretch lasts for about 16 kms and includes rapids of grade III. After the rafting session you'll set up your camp on a riverside beach where you can spend your day relaxing and exploring around. At night feast on a wholesome dinner before retiring into your tents for some restful sleep.

    Overnight in tents.

    You'll begin your journey from the office in Thamel, Kathmandu from where you'll be driven to Khadichour via private transport. En route your journey you'll have a quick stop at Zero Kilo for a quick tea/coffee at your own expense. From Khadichour you'll begin your rafting session. At the end of your rafting session you'll set up your camp at a river side beach where you'll be accommodated in comfortable twin or double sharing tents that are equipped with simple mattresses and comfortable sleepi

    Day 1 Milestone

    Thamel, Kathmandu

    Bhote Koshi River Beach Camp

    05:30 AM

    Food

    Lunch | Dinner

    Veg|Non-veg|||
    Bhote Koshi River Rafting Day 2: Rafting from Jambu to Sukute Beach, Drive back to Kathmandu
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made after booking the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made after the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip commenses: No refund.

    No show: No refund.

    No refunds will be provided for unused services or facilities.

    Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.    

    Rules on trip

    Consumption of alcohol or any kind of intoxication is not permitted during the 2-day BHote Koshi River rafting trip.

    No harm or damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times during the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip.

    The equipment should be used with care during the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    For the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip pick-ups take place from the office in Thamel, Kathmandu. For drop-offs you'll be driven back to Kathmandu.

    Travellers from outside Thailand are requested to carry enough cash in the local currency to cover tips to staff and other incidental expenses during the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip.

    All prices displayed are subject to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking. Accordingly, prices may be subject to a foreign currency premium/discount at the time of booking. 

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life during the 2-day Bhote Koshi River rafting trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of this course depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra costs are incurred due to changes in the itinerary, they will be borne by the traveler.
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    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Bhote Khoshi River Rafting Camping Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Rafting as per the itinerary

    • Transport to and from office in Kathmandu
    • Quality rafting and kayaking equipment: boats, kayaks, helmets, paddles, PFDs
    • Dry bags
    • Pelican boxes
    • Accommodation in camps on a twin/double sharing basis
    • Simple mattresses and sleeping bags
    • Toilet tents
    • Tested drinking water
    • Lunch on Day 1, 2
    • Dinner on Day 1
    • Breakfast on Day 2
    • River permits
    • Industry standard first aid kit
    • Professional english speaking licensed guides
    • Professionally trained and certified safety kayakers
    • Team photos
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Transport to Kathmandu

    • Visa, travel costs etc
    • Pick-up and drop-off from hotels
    • Personal expenses
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Tips for guides
    • Any photos or videos
    • Any additional expenses due to delays etc
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
    • Any additional cost due to fluctuations based on international currency exchange rates at the time of booking

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Shorts/half pants
    • Quick dry long t-shirt
    • Comfortable sandals
    • Swimwear
    • Track pants
    • Warm trousers
    • Pyjamas
    • Warm fleece sweater
    • Waterproof jacket
    • Socks
    • Warm hat
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Open clothing

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Quality rafting and kayaking equipment: boats, kayaks, helmets, paddles, PFDs
    • Dry bags
    • Pelican boxes
    • Camp tents
    • Simple mattresses and sleeping bags
    • Toilet tents
    • Industry standard first aid kit

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Backpack
    • Travel towel
    • Water bottle
    • Sun glasses
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Poly bags or waterproof bags for wet clothes
    • Camera
    • ID proof
    • Toiletries
    • Extra blankets/shawls
    • Dry snacks
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Torch with batteries
    • Extra money in the local currency for tips
    • Personal medicines

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.