Rafting in Nepal is usually a ‘wilderness’ experience in that most rivers don’t have highway alongside them – but it’s a soft, tamed, wilderness with white beaches for camping, clean blue rivers, friendly locals. Incredibly inexpensive, Nepal is a peaceful democratic country where rafters and kayakers get a warm welcome as one of the best forms of ecotourism.
White Water Rafting in the rivers of Nepal is a memorable experience. The government has opened up 10 rivers for rafting. Among them, Sunkoshi and Karnali are ranked among the best rivers for white water rafting in the world. In these rivers, adventure seekers can arrange their own itineraries lasting for 1 day to 12 days. Rafting through varying rapids in fast flowing rivers amidst picturesque settings are some of the highlights of rafting in Nepal. Trishuli, Kali Gandaki, Bhotekoshi etc are some of the rivers popular among adventure seekers. Rafting in the rivers in Nepal is one of the best ways to explore the typical cross section of natural as well as cultural heritage of the country. One can glide on waters with magnificent scenery all around or rush through roaring white rapids.