Rafting in Nepal

Rafting in Nepal

In terms of water and Rivers Nepal is considered second richest country in the world. Because of suitable geographical location Rafting in Nepalese Rivers gives insurmountable pleasure to anyone who is seriously interested in rafting. So, Nepal is earning the reputation of being one of the best places in the world for rafting. Rafting in Nepal combines spectacular Rivers, mountain scenery, wild life and rich cultural heritage, which makes Nepal an obvious River runner’s destination.

For the purpose of rafting Nepalese Rivers are graded on an international scale from class 1 to 6. This grading is made on the basis of difficulty- class 1 is defined as easy moving water with few obstacles, and class 6 is considered nearly impossible to negotiate and a hazard to life. A person who is physically fit and did not afraid with water can safely go rafting on Rivers with grading from 1 to 3. But the rafters who wants to go rafting on Rivers more than grade 3, physical fitness and did not afraid with water would not sufficient. They should be active, confident in water and preferably have some rafting experience.

The best time for rafting in Nepal is September to early December and March to early June. The Rivers can be extremely high with monsoon from June to August. The monsoon rain arrive and the Rivers carry 10 times their low water flow, and can flood with 60 to 80 time as much. High flows can obviously make Rivers much more difficult. So, any expeditions attempted at this time require very experienced rafting company, strong team and considerably more confident. Rivers trips last from one to several days and your choice depends on the time available and where you are heading. White water varies with the time of year as the Rivers rise and fall dramatically during the season, depending on rainfall and snow melt.

Bheri River Rafting