Rafting is the fastest growing adventure sport of Nepal. Nepal has earned the reputation of one of the best destination for white water rafting. Cruising down rushing river of crashing waves and swirling rapids can make up excitement of a lifetime. Rafting trip for some is the highlight of their stay in Nepal. The waters in Nepal offer something for everybody: Grade 5-5 + river with raging white water rapids for the adventurous, to Grad 2-3 River with a few rapids for novices.
Rafting trips go out from one to ten days, providing safety equipment, dry storage boxes, tents and delicious food. The most popular river is the Trisuli, whose put-in is just a few hours' drive from Kathmandu. Here one can take a day of exiting white water running and floating through the hills enjoying the scenery or one can raft all the day down to Chitwan National Park in the south, passing through interesting settlements, through forests and river canyons and over plenty of thrilling white water. Himalaya Spirit can arrange combination adventure trips-a short trek followed by Rafting and ending in a few days of Jungle Safari in National Park. For those interested in longer rafting trips, the Sunkoshi offers one of the best river runs in the world, ten days on the water with exciting rapids each day. Far away from civilization, the rugged Sunkoshi Passes through some of Nepali's most interesting cultures and most beautiful natural places.
Whitewater river rafting is a journey on the torrential river on an inflatable rubber boat. You are provided with a life-vest and one helmet to put on all time while you are on the river. A river rafting is often an adventure trip which can be enjoyed even by an amateur. Nepal has some of the best white water river rafting in the world. The adjoining slopes of the river have often dense vegetations and diverse wildlife. The high mountain peaks on background are the added excitements in the rafting. In recent years the mountain scenery, white sand beaches, and hospitable people along the river made the river rafting in Nepal very popular. Among rivers of Nepal eight rivers in three River system of Nepal Koshi (east), Gandaki (central), and Karnali (west) are open for White water rafting for tourists. Modern rafts, experienced staff and well maintained equipment make the river rafting safe adventure. A beginner can also enjoy rivers of Nepal.