River Rafting in Nepal
Rafting and Kayaking in Nepal is really a thrilling experience. Rafting on the Trishuli River, Rafting on the Karnali River, Sunkoshi River rafting and rafting on the many other rivers makes Nepal a paradise for rafting and kayaking.
With over 600 rivers & rivulets originating from the Himalayas, Nepal offers one of the best whitewater rafting & kayaking opportunities in the world. Whether you are a beginner or a real adventurer, Nepal has the outstanding rivers to suit your taste - starting from adventure charged mountain streams to classic big volume wilderness expeditions. Floating down on a Raft is a unique experience which cannot be substituted by road or by trail, since it goes through the wilderness untouched by both and gives you ample chance to come across its varied cultural and ethnic diversities, unspoiled landscape & dramatic scenery making it a unique experience.
River Rapid Rating System
Internationally graded standards are applied to judge the River Rafting in Nepal as well on a Scale of I to VI":
Class I: Easy float
Class II: Medium with clear passages
Class III: Difficult waves, narrow passages
Class IV: Very difficult, long, boiling rapids
Class V: Extremely difficult, big violent drops
Class VI: Unrunnable!
Grade I is characterized by easy-moving water with few obstacles, where as Grade 6 is considered as nearly impossible to negotiate and should be attempted by one being themaster of the Rafting Skill. From grade one to three are most common rafting sports in Nepal and are recommended for anyone who is not afraid of water and has reasonable physical shape. Grade 4 is more difficult but exciting and recommended for active people full of confidence in water and some pre-experience in rafting is needed. Grade 5 is a class in it. This class of river possesses continuous sections of powerful whitewater, strenuous paddling, steep constricted channels, and powerful waves and there are always possibilities of overturning the Raft. Risk is always prevailing to swim in these rapids.
The best seasons for rafting in Nepal are September to early December and Mid-February to early June. The rivers are swollen and can be extremely risky from early September to early October and from May until June.
Safety and Satisfaction, Our Concern:
At Amazing Adventures, we are very much concerned about the safety and satisfaction of our valued guests, thus do not compromise on Quality, Expertise and Satisfaction. An utmost care is taken at each level to assure the same.
Amazing Adventures provide two kinds of rafts of your choice. If you are a beginner and would like toenjoy the excitement of the River Rafting yet not really sure of your Rafting skill, we have Raft with Ors frames. The river guide will row the Raft and you just enjoy the scenery and relax. The tents will be pitched by the staff and hot tea and meals will be served. You do not need todo anything. However, for more active and adventure loving people we will provide paddled Raft, where the paddlers can have the feeling of team work and it can cope with more demanding and challenging rapids. The excitement and feeling of every success and achievement after each rapid, day after day and team spirit as well as involvement in such success gives the paddlers enormous satisfaction.
AMAZING ADVENTURES: Introducing some of the most exciting white water rafing in the world !
* Trisuli, The most popular River: 1-5 days, 2-3 grades
* Marsyandi, The Racing River: 5 days, up to 5 grades
* Kali Gandaki, Nepal's Primier River: 3-4 days, 4 grades
* Seti, The white water River: 3 days, 3-5 grades
* Sun Koshi, The river of gold: 8-9 days, 3-5 grades
* Bhote Koshi, The river from Tibet: 1-2 days, 1-3 grades
* Karnali, The Big One: 11 days, 4 grades
* Tamur, The Jewl of the east: 11-12 days, 3-4 grad