Nepal is a heaven for those who want to enjoy the thrill of kayaking. Sunkoshi, Kali Gandaki, Bhotekoshi, Karnali, Trishuli, Arun, Seti and Tamor are some of the best kayaking rivers in Nepal. The rivers are graded in between one and six categories based on their ferocity in rapids and turbulences. Kayaking is an individual activity where a kayaker singularly propels the kayak boat through the turbulent water by using a double- bladed paddle.
Well Adventure Tours & Travel
makes complete arrangement for Nepal Kayaking package. You will get to learn skills like river running, playboating, paddle strokes, Eskimo rolls and Eskimo rescues from our expert instructors who have developed intimate relationship with magical rivers of Nepal. Nepal Kayaking package lasts from half day to as long as two weeks. You will get to see the rare views that is impossible to see by trekking while you explore Nepal through river. Get up-close views of diverse wildlife as you kayak through riverine jungle, encounter wildlife that diverses from dolphin to alligators, get views of rare birds and observe the culture in native villages. Along with the thrill from kayaking, you will get to spend quality time with your near and dear ones in riverside camps, explore new places and take challenges that raw nature throws towards you. So, set your foot in the path of self-discovery. Know your strength and what you are capable of.
November, December, February, March, April and May are considered best month. Whether you are a beginner or a kayak expert, white water rivers in Nepal have something in store for all of you.
Trishuli is the best river for beginners. Rapids at Trishuli River falls under Grade 3 category. It is 1 day trip. Check in point is at Chauraudi that lies about 3hours of driving distance far from Kathmandu. Check out point is at Kuringhat. Kayaking at Trishuli River requires no earlier experience and can be taken throughout the year.
Lower Seti River
It is the best river for family holiday. It is also the best river for first time kayakers. Rapids at Lower Seti River are placed under Grade 2 and 3 categories. It can be 1 day or 2 days package. Check-in point is at Damauli while check-out point is at Gaighat.
Upper Seti River
Rapids at Upper Seti River are placed under Grade4 category. It can be 1 day or 2 days package. You can enjoy 90minutes of sailing. Check-in point is at Bamboo Bridge which lies 30minutes drive from Pokhara and Check-out point is at Dam from where we will drive back to Pokhara by taking 20minutes of drive.
Bhote Koshi River
Bhote Koshi is a ferocious river which has series of high rapids and turbulences. Rapids at Bhotekoshi River are placed under Class4 and Class5 categories. It can be 1 day or 2 days package. Check-in point lies 95km far from Kathmandu while Check-out point is at Dam.
Kali Gandaki River
Kali Gandaki is best for intermediate and experienced kayakers. Rapids at Kali Gandaki are placed under Class4 and Class5 categories. It is a 3 days package. Check-in point is at Baglung Pul while Check-out point is at Marmim.
Kayaking in Marsyangdi is only for the professionals and experts. Rapids at Marsyangdi River are placed under Class4 and Class5 categories. It can be 1 day or 2 days package. Check-in point is at Ngadi while Check-out point is at Bimalnagar.
Kayaking in Sunkoshi is the longest river trip in Nepal. Sunkoshi River is placed under Grade3 to Grade 5 category. It is a 9 days package. Check-in point is at Dolalghat which lies 3hours far from Kathmandu. Check-out point is at Chatara. Sunkoshi River has been enlisted in Top10 Rivers for rafting in the world by National Geographic.
Karnali is the biggest River in Nepal which has been enlisted as the Top10 Rivers in the World. Rapids at Karnali River are placed under Grade 4 to Grade 5 category. It is a 10days package. Check-in point is at Sauli while Check-out point is at Chisopani. For kayaking, you need to be Class4 paddler.
Tamor is one of the most isolated rivers in Nepal. Rapids at Tamor River are placed under Grade 4 to Grade 5 category. It is 11days package. Check-in point is at Dobhan while Check-out point is at Chatra. You need to be an experienced kayaker.