If you have limited time and need a feeling of an adrenaline rush, rafting at Bhotekoshi (also translated as the river from Tibet) is the perfect one for you.
The Araniko Highway resides along this river making an easy transport way to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Even looking at the river with rapids of class 3, 4 and 4+ rushes your blood and gives you an adrenaline rush.
The put in point of this rafting trip is the lower part of Khadichour, which is a 3 hour drive from Kathmandu, and the take out point is the Sukute Beach but the put in point changes during the monsoon season. The rafting journey is suitable throughout the year but you can gain a much better experience from September to October.If you are looking for a thrilling white water experience within a limited time, this rafting expedition is just the right one for you!
From Kathmandu we will drive to Khadichour which will take around 3 hours. After the professional guides brief you about safety and paddling instructions, we will get ready to start our river journey. We will hit continuous rapids of class 3. After rafting for around 16 kilometers, we will reach at a river bank and set up our camps there or go drive back to Kathmandu as per your interest.
We will start the final day of our rafting expedition driving up to Jambu, which is our second put in point. It’s going to be challenging day as we will hit a lot of rapids of class 3 and class 4+ like Barking Dog, Midnight Special and the Great Wall which aren’t run able. After an hour of rafting, we will again hit so major rapids like Liquid Bliss, Fake Right Go Left and Golden Gate and reach our take out point, i.e. the Sukute beach. We will have a nice and warm lunch at the beach and head back to Kathmandu which will take around 3.5 hours.
Make it a private trip by taking over one of our dates, or you can choose your own date. Prices are sliding scale to suit the number of travellers.