• Trip introduction

    This Trishuli River rafting trip is a blend of Nepal’s rustic nature and a thrilling rafting excursion. In just a day, you’ll travel into Nepal’s deep wilderness to embark on an exhilarating experience that exposes you to gorgeous landscapes, the cultural heritage and the local way of life.

    Moreover during your rafting session you’ll get the chance to battle many rapids of grades III and IV such as Twin Rocks, Surprise, Butterfly, Ladies’ Delight and Upset, amongst many others. Besides this, you’ll also pass through many small local villagers, catch sight of local fishermen and then end your journey in the scenic little spot of Kuringhat where you’ll feast on a delicious meal.

    Considered as the popular rafting route in Nepal, due to its flexible terrain it is perfect for all kinds of rafting enthusiasts: from first-timers to seasoned rafters.

    Please note that a minimum of 2 people is required to book this trip.


    Originating from the Gosainkunda Lake and meandering through the Mahabharat Ranges, the Trishuli River is one of the main tributaries of the Narayani River basin. It is also the most popular river for rafting in Nepal – mainly due to its easy patch and accessibility – which is ideal for newbies. But what makes this adventure even more rewarding is its surrounding beauty: from rich jungles and gorges, you’ll even witness villages and meadows.

    For this trip, you’ll begin with a drive from Kathmandu towards Charaudi. From Charaudim, you’ll then begin your thrilling rafting session all the way till Kuringhat. Once you reach Kuringhat you’ll spend some time resting and imbibing its spectacular beauty before heading back Kathmandu.

    Destination highlights

    Try your hand at rafting at the Trishuli River. | Feel the pride of battling rapids of grades III and IV. | Explore Nepal's countryside like never before. | Learn about the local way of life while passing through villages. | Pass through many scenic landscapes. | Feast on a local Nepalese meal.

    Activity Details

    III and IV


    8 to 9


    4 hrs

    27 km

    100 kgs


    Trip details
  • Trishuli River Rafting Trip - Rafting from Charaudi to Kuringhat

    Reach the office in Thamel by 06:00 hrs sharp as by 06:30 hrs you'll depart for Charaudi via private vehicle. As it a 4 hours drive, en route the journey, you'll have a stopover for tea or coffee at Malekhu. After this you'll proceed to Charaudi. Once you reach, you'll first set up the rafting equipment followed by changing into approprate rafting clothes. After this you'll undergo a 20-minute briefing about rafting safety tips. and later hit the fierce waters of the Trishuli River. This rafting session covers many rapids of grades III and IV such as Upset, Monsoon, Twin Rocks, Ladies' Delight and Surprise amongst many others. You'll finally conclude your rafting session in Kuringhat where in you'll feast on a quick but filling lunch. Post lunch, you can freshen up if you like, however by 17:00 hrs you'll depart for Kathmandu. Once you reach Kathmandu your trip comes to an end.

    Your trip ends before nightfall.

    You'll begin your journey from the office in Thamel, Kathmandu from where you'll be driven to Charaudi via private transport. As it a 4 hour drive, en route your journey you'll stop at Malekhu for tea or coffee at your own expense. | Today's package includes a delicious lunch consisting of bread, cheese, salami, tuna, sardines, baked beans, salads, fresh fruits and biscuits after your rafting session. In Kuringhat you'll also have the facility of changing rooms and toilets to freshen up. By 17:0

    Day 1 Milestone

    Thamel, Kathmandu

    Thamel, Kathmandu

    05:30 AM



    Veg | Non-veg
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made after booking the Trishuli River rafting trip: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made after the Trishuli 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 theTrishuli River rafting trip.

    No harm or damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the Trishuli River rafting trip.

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times during the Trishuli River rafting trip.

    The equipment should be used with care during the Trishuli River rafting trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Trishuli River rafting trip pick-ups take place from the operator's office in Thamel, 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 Trishuli 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 Trishuli 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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    • Trishuli River Rafting Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
    • Trishuli River Rafting Kathmandu Nepal Himalayas Travel Destinations Adventure Water Sports
  • Includes / Excludes


    • Rafting in Trishuli River

    • Transport to and from office in Kathmandu
    • Rafting and kayaking equipment: boats, kayaks, helmets, paddles and PFDs
    • Dry bags
    • Pelican boxes
    • Facility of changing rooms and toilets in Kuringhat
    • Tested drinking water
    • Lunch
    • River permits
    • Professional english speaking licensed guides
    • Professionally trained and certified safety kayakers
    • Industry standard first aid kit
    • Team photos
    • Rates are inclusive of any international payment transfer fees
    • All applicable taxes


    • Transport to Kathmandu

    • Any meals during stopovers
    • 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
    • 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 and PFDs
    • Dry bags
    • Pelican boxes
    • River permits
    • 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
    • Dry snacks
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Extra money in the local currency for tips

    Medical Kit

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