Bhote Koshi Rafting

Rafting is the recreational outdoor activity which uses an inflatable raft to navigate a river. One of the very famous adventure sports in Nepal as well as the world. Bhote Koshi is one of the wildest rivers with the tremendous possibility of rafting and kayaking. Rafting on the Bhote Koshi is a full-body experience. It is an adventure sport which much more than simply paddling forward and backwards. Bhote Koshi originates in the Tibetan plateau and flows down steep gorges to Nepal in the south providing wildest and steepest action rafting route for the adventure hearts. Only three hours drive from Kathmandu to Bhote Koshi can give a remarkable adrenaline rush to the adventure seeker. So hop onto the raft and sail through the wildest current of Bhote Koshi which is sure to give you an awesome time in Nepal and story to tell to your friends back home.
Trip Code: BKR13
Starts: Lamosangu
Finishes: Dolalghat
Duration: 5 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Group Size: 2 - 6
Age: Minimum 18
Seasons: Mar-Jun,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 0m/ 0ft
Trip Views: 1334
Activities: Adventure Sports
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Travel Style: Budget Comfortablecheck Luxury

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Breakfast: 4
Lunch: 2
Dinner: 3
Hotel: 2 Night(s)
Camping(Tent): 1 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

The flow of the river quickens heartbeat before beginning the rafting and blood-freezing adventures while passing through some rapids. Bhote Kosi River rafting is an ideal trip for those looking for short whitewater voyage.

The grade for autumn:

Oct-Dec is 3 to 5

The grade for spring:

Feb-May is 3 to 4

Why this Trip

  • Bhote Koshi is one of the best rafting rivers in Nepal and a very challenging one. Bhote Koshi River is full of water current and audacious rapids that make this river one of the most sought after rafting destination.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible



Brief Itinerary

    After arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening we meet over the nice dinner to brief our itinerary. Overnight in the hotel;


    • Dinner


    • Hotel


    • Airport transfer
    • Welcome dinner
    After breakfast, we move towards the Last Resort which is located at 100kms northeast of Kathmandu at the Tibetan border for about 4hrs drive. Upon reaching the instructors will teach you the important tips to perform bunjee jumping which you should take seriously. After the jump, you can enjoy the hearty buffet lunch and relax the rest of the day in the resort. Overnight at Last Resort.


    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner


    • Camping


    • Drive
    • Bunjee jumping
  • placeDAY 3 : RAFTING DAY
    After breakfast, we hop on for a 2 hours drive to the starting point of rafting. Before going for rafting we take a short briefing from the rafting guide. Then we raft for three/four hours. After the rafting gourmet dishes will be served and then we head back to resort. Overnight at River Beach Camp.


    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner


    • Camps


    • Transfer to Lamosangu
    After the wonderful adventure, we return back to Kathmandu. In the evening we go for a walking tour in Patan Durbar Square.


    • Breakfast


    • Hotel


    • Drive to Kathmandu
  • placeDAY 5 : DEPARTURE
    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for departure 2 hours before the flight time by our representative.


    • Breakfast



    • Airport transfer
  • Detail Inclusions
    • All airport and overland transfers;
    • All necessary rafting equipment’s like helmets, life jackets, paddles, etc;
    • All government taxes;
    • Kathmandu sightseeing on a private vehicle;
    • Experienced rafting guide;
    • Necessary permits and entrance fees;
    • All meal (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the experience;
    • Tents, sleeping bags, mattress.
  • Complimentary
    • Welcome dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Souvenir from Nepal.
    • Sim card service with 2GB mobile data.
  • Exclusions
    • International flights;
    • Nepali visa fee;
    • Entrance fees during sightseeing;
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of an early arrival and late departure;
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu;
    • Travel and rescue insurance;
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, etc.);
    • Tips for guides, drivers


  • 1. Will somebody come to pick me up at the airport upon arrival ?
    Yes, our representative will be there to greet you at the airport. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel by a private car/jeep.
  • 2. Is there an Orientation program ?
    Yes, there is going to be a small orientation/briefing program before we embark on our adventure by the tour manager, leader/guide.
  • 3. What is the overnight accommodation like ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the rafting we use lodges/guesthouses for our clients, whatever is available and accessible.
  • 4. How big are the groups ?
    We believe in operating small intimate group to provide personal attention and services to our guests. Small groups can enjoy the trek hassle free and enjoy the customized trip according to their need and suitability. We do not incorporate more than 14 People in a group, unless we get special requests from our clients.
  • 5. Can I get vegetarian meals ?
    Yes, you can have vegetarian meals also but you have to clear it before we start a rafting.
  • 6. What about security during Rafting ?
    We make sure to take security measures during rafting. We suggest you to follow the guide’s instruction carefully and take security measures.
  • 7. What sort of food can I expect in Rafting ?
    Bhote Koshi is popular Rafting region so during rafting we will provide you a delicious food western meals like Pasta, noodles, pizzas, bread, soup etc. which is loved by all.
  • 8. Will my electronics be fine while rafting ?
    Yes, if they are water proof, otherwise put it in the drum as the rafting says to safe guard your electronics.
  • 9. What mode of transportation do you use ?
    We use private transportation for sightseeing inside the Kathmandu Valley and transfer to Bhote Koshi by car, van and deluxe minibus with A/C depending on the size of the group.
  • 10. What is the best season for rafting in Bhote Koshi ?
    Bhoti Koshi Rafting can be done all year around excluding monsoon season. March, April, September, October are the best time to do rafting in Bhote Koshi although in winter water will be cold so it will be hard to raft.
  • 11. Will I be taken care of during emergency ?
    First of all make sure that you can swim which will help for you in case of emergency. If you cannot swim then we will provide you a safety measure. If anything happen with you doing the rafting please inform your tour guide so that we can take you hospital as soon as possible.
  • 12. What is appropriate dress for Rafting ?
    Rafting is mainly done during summer season so you can wear a light dress like t-shirt and half pant which will help you during rafting.
  • 13. Is it possible to alternate or change the day trips ?
    We customize the trip according to your preference but if you need to change plan during the trek, consult the guide.
  • 14. Are we sure to get room after rafting ?
    We contact the lodge/guesthouse owner for reservation of the room before rafting on a particular day.
  • 15.Are your guides reliable and certified ?
    All our Guides are trekking experts holding license from Nepal Tourism Board, Nepal Government. They are the most valuable assets of the company.
  • 16. How can I charge my electronics during the trip ?
    You can charge your electronics in the guesthouse where you stay and spend your nights by paying minimum amount.
  • 17. Is there any communication while we are on rafting ?
    Yes, you will get telephone service which is available in the guesthouse and resort you will be staying at. In case of emergency, you can also ask your guide for his/her help.
  • 18. Can I add extra days to my Rafting trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete, you will need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trip can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guide’s schedule, hotel bookings and all. So, we really do not recommend this to our clients unless there is an emergency case. But it is true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 19. What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal, make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus.
  • 20. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of 15% of total trip amount is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made between 100-364 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip. If payment is made between 99-60 days, 25% of the total trip amount will need to be paid and if booked between 59-30 days, 50% of the total trip amount needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 29 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater.
  • 21. Can we use the credit card during the raft ?
    No, you cannot use the credit card during the rafting you have to withdraw the money in rupees before you start the raft.

Optional Activities

Bungee jumping

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Bungee jumping, one of the most amazing and breathtaking adventurous activity, carried out on the suspension bridge over the Bhote Koshi River in Nepal-Tibet border. A three-four hour ride from Kathmandu takes us to experience one of the longest free-falls in the world. This bungee jump is done at 500ft (160m) drop into the Bhote Koshi River Gorge. Diving right into nature, bungee jumping is really one of the spectacular adventures of Nepal.


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Canoeing is a thrilling water adventure carried out in those high waves in Nepal. The activity includes hiking, jumping, swimming and climbing through waterfalls which gives you chills. This electrifying experience can be performed either around Sundarijal area, Trishuli or Bhote Koshi River. You have to be mentally and physically fit to experience most of the adventure.



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Kayaking is to experience the thrill of running rapids and also share a unique river culture. Being one of the richest countries in water resources, Nepal provides the facility to experience this electrifying water sport which is close to the heart of most of the adventure lovers.

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