Bhote Koshi River Rafting

Bhote Koshi River Rafting
Lamosangu Dam (Sindhupalchok) - 85 KM from Kathmandu to Sukute Village (Sindhupalchok) - 72 KM
2 days
27 km
River Grade
Best Season
October, November / March, April, May


  • Extreme whitewater rafting
  • 4+ Rapid class
  • Nearest rafting destination from Kathmandu
  • Enchanting Himalayan views and exploration of Nepali Country side 
  • Can be combined with Bungy Jumping and Nagarakot visit.
The Bhote Kosi is known as the River from Tibet and you can start a trip after a peak over the border into Tibet. The Kathmandu / Lhasa Highway (AKA Friendship Highway, Arniko Highway) runs along beside the river. You can run a day trip or do a two-day expedition and run parts of the river twice. It's a great beginner river for rafters and fun for kayakers at all levels.

If you are looking for an extreme white water rafting, full of challenging rapid class the classical rafting Bhote Koshi river rafting is highly recommended. Situated in the nearest distance from Kathmandu valley, Bhote Koshi River rating is popular choice of rafting and kayaking enthusiasts, who want to experience thrilling and challenging rafting. Bhote Koshi river is originated from Tibetan Plateau and drains off through mountains, and valleys. The extreme currents, sharp bends and wider sand beaches make our rating more thrilling and we can enjoy yoga, stretches and sand games. 

Himalayan River Fun Pvt. Ltd have been managing the most popular Bhote Koshi rating solely and with the combined package of Nagarkot-Dhulikhel visit, Bhote Koshi Bungay Jump and yoga session on peaceful countryside. The entry point of Bhote Koshi River Rafting,Lamusahngu is 3 hours driving distance from Kathmndu. Two days rafting package provides enormous funs of adventurous water games.
To enjoy whitewater rafting in thrilling rapids of water, Bhote Koshi river rafting is best option for you. The two days, rafting start with luxurious driving to Lamosanghu, then consist of sand games, meditation yoga and challenging rafting for two days. The professional raft masters always try to make your water expedition safe and hilarious. 
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Trip Itinerary

On day 1 a staff of Himalayan River Fun will pick you up from your hotel at an appropriate time and take you to the tourist bus station. From there the staff will guide you to your luxury tourist bus from which you will start your journey towards the southeastern part of the Kathmandu Valley. As we pass Bhaktapur you will see a lot of Nepali culture and history along the way, continuing on we pass Kavre districts lush green forests and reach Dolalghat. We ride alongside the river until we reach the confluence of Bhote Koshi River and Tama Koshi river located near the famous Balephi Bazar. Our drive continues upstream as we leave Balephi bazar behind and cross a bridge in Khadichaur until we reach our destination in Lamosangu. You are welcomed by our crew upon your arrival to Lamosangu, after a slight rest our rafting crew will then start their briefing, teaching you about the safety measures and the joys that will await us the next day. Beneath the peaceful sun in the Koshi Hydro Power station, our crew will set up tents alongside the massive river beach. After this the Rafting crew leader will well equip you with the necessary equipment and start the trip that lies ahead. The adventure begins with a thrilling 5+ rapid for the first 2 hours of the trip and then slows down to a 4+ rapid during the last half of the trip. The grade 5+ and 4+ rapids provide you with extreme thrill and enjoyment of the river, though it's a challenge it's all worth it at the end of the rafting experience. After the challenging 3 hour raft we reach our end destination, from which we will drive back up 3 hours till we reach our camp for the night. The evening consists of a lot of playing beach volleyball, soccer, and tons of other activities that our crew will have prepared. We end the night with a campfire, enjoying the barbeque and dancing alongside the music, as we enter the tent for the night.

The next morning our crew will provide you with a wonderful breakfast alongside the river. After breakfast we start our rafting from Lamosagu. Today we will navigate the river starting with a 5+ rapid and continually slowing down to rapid 4,3,2. In between our trip we will encounter lots of beautiful campsites, beautiful farming terraces with healthy green vegetation and colorful settlements on both of the edges of the Bhote Koshi River. After crossing the challenging confluence of the Bhote Koshi River and Tama Khoshi River we paddle our way down the calm river passing through dense forests that lie beside the shores of the river. We pass alongside Sukute Beach, a well renowned campsite and a popular holiday destination amongst the Nepali people. We continue sailing under the peaceful sun until we reach Dolalghat, the end of the adventure. After a delicious lunch in Dolalghat our crew will guide you to your luxury bus which will take you back to Kathmandu.

Cost includes

    • Private Ground Transportation
    • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
    • River Permit
    • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits   (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and  medical   equipment
    • Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
    • Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach fire
    • Safety Kayak
    • Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation
    • Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
    • First aid kid box

Cost doesn't include

    • Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip
    • Hotel accommodations & meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip
    • Emergency evacuation
    • Things of personal use
    • Member insurance
    • International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
    • Tips to Staffs

Please Bring Yourself

    • T-shirt
    • swim wear for on the river
    • Warm clothing for the evenings including a fleece or a pullover
    • Sunscreen and lip protector
    • Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
    • Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best)
    • Personal medication
    • Flashlight
    • Footwear 
    • Reading book
    • Fishing hook (you can fishing in the Himalayan River)
Prices starting from

$160 USD 130

per person

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