Nepal is home to eight out of the fourteen highest peaks in the world with multiple religions, language and culture. From these breathtaking heights, rivers crash down through the foothills, fed by monsoon rains and melting snow, on their way to the Great Plains of the Ganges. Nepal has many rivers for you to explore: Trishuli River, Seti River, Bhote Koshi River, Kali Gandaki River, Marsyandi River, Sun Koshi River, Arun River, Karnali River, Tamur River. On these rivers you will find the world’s most thrilling whitewater with a wide range of difficulties, warm water and bug free beaches for camping. All this makes a wealth of unlimited opportunities for Great River rafting and kayaking.
A river trip is one of the best ways to explore a typical cross section of the country’s natural as well as ethno-cultural heritage. The river is regarded as a form of goddess and is used for the purpose of various religious rituals such as cremation under both Hinduism and Buddhism. A variety of cultural activities can be witnessed being performed along the river. The adjoining slopes of the river often harbor dense vegetation and interesting wildlife.
River Rafting Scale :
River rafting is divided into five scales according to the international rafting standard.
Scale 1: Simple or very easy- Trisuli river
Scale 2: Slightly difficult – Marshyangdi and Seti river
Scale 3: More difficult – Bhote koshi and Sun koshi
Scale 4: Very difficult- Kali gandaki
Scale 5: Extremely difficult