Geographically, Nepal is small in the map of the world but it is immensely beautiful in terms of natural resources. This is justified by the numbers of tourists who visit this Himalayan nation every year. Nepal is a land of Great Himalayas, beautiful rivers, vast bio-diversity and rich culture. Moreover, this is the best country for trekking, mountain flight, rafting, village tour and many more. Amongst them, rafting is one of the major attractions for tourism. Nepal is the second richest country in water resources as it is blessed with many small and big rivers. Trishuli River is an easy to reach from Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara and from Chitwan as far as the trip is concerned. Rafting in Trishuli River is believed to be the best rafting that provides beautiful sceneries, adventurous ride on water and you can enjoy fresh fishes too. Trishuli River, from rafting point of view, is supposed to be the most thrilling river for rafting in Nepal.
Before you go for a rafting it is good to collect some information about it.
The river has been named after ‘Trishula’ or trident of the Hindu deity Lord Shiva. Legends have it that Lord Shiva drove his trident into the grounds of Gosaikunda, and this gave rise to three springs-the source of the river. There is no dearth of thrills and adventure when rafting in the river, and what more there are deep gorges and rapids which will certainly augment your joy.
The first stop of the trip is Charaundi, a 3-hour journey from Kathmandu, situated at a distance of 85 kms. From Charaundi, the group heads to the bank of the Trisuli river, where travelers are supplied with life jackets, helmets and other safety equipment. What follows next, is a brief safety lesson on the necessary precautions and what to do if you topple over the raft or find yourself in a difficult situation. It is important that rafters no matter how experienced they are, pay complete attention to what the trip leader says.
After a short session covering the basics of rafting and must-follow safety measures, its time to finally indulge in the sport.
Day 1: Trishuli River Rafting Day Trip
After breakfast at your Hotel in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to Raft Put-In point, Charaudi (85 KM 3 hour). Followed by a short briefing about safety and guidelines by our professional Raft Guide, your adventure will start with the currents of Trishuli River. For 3-4 hours you will be rafting over some class 2 or 3 rapids called "LADIES DELIGHT", "UPSET" and "SURPRISE". Your instantly cooked fresh lunch will be waiting for you at Riverside camp. After lunch & relaxation drive back to Kathmandu or one can add extension trip to Chitwan National Park for exclusive Jungle Safari or Pokhara for Majestic Himalayan vistas.