Bhote koshi is a river situated 70 km east of Kathmandu valley. Among seven best whitewater adventures in Nepal Bhote koshi is one of them. Bhote means Tibet and Koshi means River in Nepali which literary means River that is originated from Tibet. The Kathmandu / Lhasa Highway (AKA Friendship Highway, Arniko Highway) runs along beside the river. Bhote Koshi is the beautiful for adventure trip with very steep and basically non-stop mountain river only 3 hours drives from Kathmandu offering days of intense and challenging river activity.
If you have never rafted before and you have limited time but desire for rafting.Then this is a perfect introductory trip package for you. Because of the Bhote Kosi is probably the most exciting short rafting trip in Nepal.
Rafting in Bhote Koshi you also get the chance to observe bright green green fields are terraced high above the river on steep slopes, curious villagers lining suspension bridges as we plunge through cascading waves. The adventure can be rafted between October and December and February and April.
It also serves as Bhote koshi hydroelectricity project that supplies 45MW electricity. This river demands for two days to raft here; in first day we will raft in lower section of IV grade and the next day we will raft in the upper section of V to VI grade.
|River Grade:||Class IV+|
|Starting point:||Baseri (95 KM)|
|River Distance:||20 km|
|River Days:||2 Days from Kathmandu|
|Best Season:||Oct - Dec or March - May|
|Price:||USD $ 130.00 Per person|
Drive 3 / 4 hours to the rafting starting point Khadichour (Lower Section). After lunch start Rafting continuous whitewater rapids to Sukete Village and make camp at river beach.
After breakfast we will back to the Baseri (Upper Section) hit class 4 rapids and stop at Lamoshanghu Dam. We have lunch over there and back to Kathmandu by private transportation.
Ground Transportation (From and After)
Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and medical equipment
Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach fire
Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation
Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
First aid kid box
Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip
Hotel accommodations & meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip
Things of personal use
International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
Tips to Staffs
Sleeping bag (US$ 1.00 per night)
Please bring: -
swim wear for on the river
Warm clothing for the evenings including a fleece or a pullover
Sunscreen and lip protector
Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best)
Fishing hook (you can fishing in the Himalayan River)
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