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Trisuli River Rafting


This is one of the most popular rivers for commercial rafting in Nepal. Being the most easily accessible from Kathmandu, this river is the most visited destination by the rafters. Trips are available from 1 day to 3 days. This river offers plenty of excitement with a short blast and huge rapids into the turbo fast current. Beautiful rural settlements on both sides of the river, eye-catching gorges, exhilarating rapids make this river perfect for both first-time and experienced rafters. It is the cheapest river in terms of trip cost involved and the rafting trip can be combined with extension to Chitwan or Pokhara.



Detail Itinerary

One day Trisuli River Rafting

Drive to Charaundi, Raft ends at  Kurinighat and Back to Kathmandu/Pokhara or Chitwan

Drive from Kathmandu to Rafting starting point, Charaudi, 82 km on the way to Pokhara, which takes about 3 hours. After briefing by your raft guide, the raft trip begins around 11 a.m. After a short while we hit class 3 rapid called “Twin Rock” and other rapids and then stop for lunch.Â

After lunch, we resume our river trip and hit rapids called “Upset” and “Surprise” which are of Class 3 & 4. At around 3 to 3.30 p.m. we conclude our rafting  trip at Kurinighat.

Then you will be served  hot drink at the ending point and drive back to Kathmandu or you may continue your trip to Pokhara or to Chitwan as you wish.


 Two days Trisuli River Rafting

From Kurinighat to Simaltar

The second day starts after an early breakfast. We raft from Kuringhat to Simaltar and it will be more adventurous on the river. Today we hit a class 3 rapids which are bouncy along the stretch of river and also you  can enjoy the beautiful  views of emerald hillsides and golden paddy fields of the Nepalese countryside. The exhilarating river run comes to an end at Simaltar and clients either drive back to Kathmandu or head on down to Chitwan for a jungle safari trip or Pokhara.


Service Includes

  • Ground Transportation (One way tourist bus one way Local bus)
  • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
  • River Permit
  • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, life jackets, 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)
  • Deluxe Tent accommodation in River Fun Beach Resort with camp fire
  • Safety Kayak
  • Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation
  • Professional rafting guides and crew
  • First aid kid box


Service Excludes

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

Rafting Trip Facts

River Grade: Class III+

Starting point: Charaundi

Ending Point: Kurinighat or Simaltar

River Distance: 82 km +

Rafting duration: 1 to 3 days

Best Season: All year round (except in Monsoon)

Price: Depends on group size

Departure: Every day

Optional Trips: Possible (Chitwan National Park or Pokhara)

Note: You are requested to bring the following personal items

  • 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



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