Rafting in Nepal is one of the popular tourism activities in the country, as it is one of the richest countries in terms of water resources. Nepal is also considered to be the paradise for the rafting. There are more than 1300 rivers and small streams and many of them can be used for rafting. The white water rafting in Nepal is one of the most popular water adventure sports can only be done here, as the water flowing directly from the Himalayas. The rafting in Nepal is not mere encountering with the challenge of the torrential rapids of the mountain river but also for exploring a typical cross section of the country's natural heritages. The northern part of Nepal is confined by the ever snowing mountains- Mt. Everest, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and numerous peaks. The melting snows of these mountains enriched Nepal to be the richest country in water resources. Therefore, it made the country best for whitewater rafting and kayaking.
The rivers in Nepal are the best among the rivers in the world for river rafting sports, and it is obvious that the white water rafting in Nepal has been never-ending thrills in the untamed rivers. Therefore, it is no doubt that cruising down to rushing rivers of crashing waves and swirling rapids can make up excitement of a lifetime. You may have remarkable experience, while rafting/kayaking in white water in the rivers, as the thundering waters coming from the glaciers of the great Himalaya. The variety of flora and fauna, the cultural heritage and charming smiles of innocence ethnic groups of people alongside the rivers are really awaiting of your arrival.
All the major rivers that are created from the Himalayas and running down to the mountains, which offer tremendous and exciting experience of white water rafting to anyone who wish to have at least give a try once. The journey through the water in Nepal is one of the most enjoyable and effective ways to experience the spectacular scenery of natural beauty.
The professional rafters and river-guides of the Glacier Adventure Company Pvt. Ltd arranges overall rafting trips. Our rafting guides inform all the aspects of rafting and river safety before starting of each journey. Safety Kayaks are always alone on high water expeditions. The river rafting mostly in Trishuli, Seti, Bhote Khosi, Kali Gandaki, Marshyangdi, Sun Koshi, Arun, Karnali and Tamur provide one the world's most thrilling for the adventure lovers.
As per the capacity of the undercurrent of the river, the rivers are categorized into different grades from least challenging to the most challenging, these areas follow. Grade 5-5+ rivers with raging white water rapids for the adventurous, to Grade 2-3 River with a few rapids for novices. The options include paddling, oaring and kayaking. Paddling requires all on boat to participate with instructions from river runner. In an oar boat, the guide rows alone, giving participants a chance to observe the surroundings. Kayaking is another way to travel downstream. You can package river running itineraries along with a trekking, a wildlife safari and a cultural tour in the area.