Rafting in Nepal

The majestic abundance of high mountain threat of glacial streams flowing down to make the tributaries and source of every river system of Nepal is undeniable. It has thus led to open up a gateway of various outdoor water sports in Nepal with rafting trips leading the way. River rafting adventure sports in Nepal is no doubt the second most sought outdoor thriller after trekking in Nepal. The quest and hunt of entertaining rivers for rafting in Nepal are numerous and it varies to certain lengths in duration.

A very family featuring type of river rafting trips is most enjoyable in the Seti River with its tributaries flowing all the way from the Annapurna Himalayan range. Besides River rafting, Seti river is most known for learning to Kayak and has enthralled beginners from various countries. Though Just a two day trip but enough to cling into your memory of a life time. 

The Karnali in the far west of Nepal is by far the largest and the longest River notable for long rafting trips, fresh water Dolphins sighting and as a premier fishing river of Nepal. Cutting its edge from the Himalayan basin as a trans-boundary river from Tibet the tributaries of this river system is a togetherness of Humla Karnali, Mugu Karnali, rafting river Seti Karnali and the Bheri River much-admired for fishing trips as well. These entire rivers flow down as the Karnali finally to meet the river Ganges in India the southern Neighbor of Nepal.

The most common rafting trips in Nepal are in the central river system known as Gandaki River system. KaliGandaki is the longest among Budhi Gandaki, Marsyanghi River, Seti River, Madi and Daraundi rivers with its tributaries all originating from the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range to reach the Narayani River system in central Nepal. Its main tributary the Trishuli River a Trans-boundary river however, originates from Himalayan heights from Tibet making its own tributaries with many feeder rivers along it way as it curves with the Marshangdi River flowing from Mustang at Mungling to convert into mighty Narayani at Devi Ghat.

From the east the river system is known as the Koshi connected with seven tributaries it is lastly named SaptaKoshi literally meaning seven Koshi Rivers. Three of the major tributaries that originate all the way from Tibet are the Bhote Koshi, Sun Koshi and the Arun River. The river system gathers full momentum as other mighty tributaries such as the Indrawati, Dudh Koshi, the Barun River and the Tarun River joins it.