Karnali River Rafting

Karnali River Rafting is one of the best trips in the world, especially for those wanting an extreme adventure experience in Nepal. It is situated in the remote western region in Nepal and is an ideal trip for those wanting a more unique experience. This rafting is best suited for those looking for a short trip which includes exciting rapids passing through a very peaceful environment. Enjoy your day with a challenging of white-water rapid in between the lush and impressive scenery. The river rafting also offers an experience with Tharu culture and jungle adventure activities with camping stays on the river bank of Karnali. Rafting in Nepal is one of the most exciting adventure sports tours since most of the rivers of this small country are mountainous and run with the high speed of rapids. The combination of beautiful mountain scenery, exhilarating white water rapids, and fascinating cultural opportunities make Nepal one of the premier places to go white river rafting. You can experience the thrills of white-water on the course of a three-day trip and you can face some small rapids with the magnificent beauty of nature, mountains and mostly serene surrounding. The thrilling sporty adventure is available on almost all the rivers which flow through national parks, conservation areas, and religious spots.

Karnali River is the longest river in Nepal. You will slowly pass the shores which are full of crocodiles and birds. Rafting is the best way to leave behind the stresses of everyday life and immerse you in the beauty and the power of Nepal’s many rivers. River rafting is an outstanding opportunity to experience the diversity of landscapes, natural geographical features, and aquatic wildlife and vegetation. Many rivers have cut sheer-side valleys thousands of meters deep, creating many unstable hillsides.

This tour begins from Syauli after an hour’s drive from the Kathmandu Valley. Enjoy your day with a challenging white-water rapid in between the lush and impressive scenery. The best season for this adventure is from September to May.

Outline itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Syauli

Day 03: Rafting in the Karnali River

Day 04: Back to Kathmandu

Day 05: Final departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

When you land at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu there will a representative from our company to meet you. You will directly drive to the hotel to check in. At night you will meet your guide, hear additional information about the trip, and have dinner.

Day 02: Drive to Syauli    

In the morning after having breakfast we will drive towards Syauli which is located  west of Kathmandu Valley. We will take a truck as far as the road goes until about lunch time. We will pass  local villages and spectacular scenery and spend one night in this beautiful village.

Day 03: Raft on the Karnali River

The river provides challenging rapids and water flow. During the rafting, we will have an opportunity to see kingfisher birds near the bank of the river and spend one night in this beautiful place.

Day 04: Back to Kathmandu

We will head back to the Kathmandu Valley on the same route we came. We will have our lunch on the way and then drive to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu ,we will check into the hotel, spend some time around the Thamel Bazaar, and spend one night in this wonderful valley.

Day 05: Final departure

We will drop you off at Tribhuvan International Airport with the hope that you have had a wonderful time in our small country. We will also be hoping that this will not the last chance to serve you.