Bhote Koshi River Rafting


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)
Ending Point: Dolalghat
River Distance: 20 km
River Days: 2 Days from Kathmandu
Best Season: Oct - Dec or March - May
Price: USD $ 130.00 Per person 


Trip Facts

Trip Duration

2 Days


Trip Details

Day 01:

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.

Day 02:

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.

Cost Details

Trip cost:

USD $ 130.00 Per person

Price Include

Ground Transportation (From and After)

Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip

River Permit

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

Safety Kayak

Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation

Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership

First aid kid box

Company T-Shirt

Price Exclude

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

Emergency evacuation

Things of personal use

Member insurance

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)

Personal medication



Reading book

Fishing hook (you can fishing in the Himalayan River)

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