Bhotekoshi River is one of the most popular Rivers for having rafting trip in Nepal. Bhote Koshi River flows down from the plateau of Tibet (where it originates) to Nepal in the south passing through deep gorges, situated alongside of Kathmandu Lhasa highway, is easily accessible from Kathmandu, Dhulikhel or Nagarkot. Therefore, Bhotekoshi River rafting trip can be combined with the Dhulikhel or Nagarkot tour. You can have sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley and spend a night at Nagarkot or Dhulikhel enjoy with superb sunrise and sunset views with the backdrop of Himalaya and then extend your trip to Bhotekoshi River.
The rafting in Bhotekoshi River is one of the frequently organized trip, as it is situated closer to the Kathmandu valley, located approximately 60 km away from Kathmandu. Bhotekoshi is one of the busiest river, as a number of people do organize a number of river related sports apart from rafting, such as canoeing, boating, fishing to name a few. Bhotekoshi river rafting best suits to all walks of travelers, for the first timers or the well experienced rafters. The rafting trip in Bhotekoshi is really remarkable and wonderful experience in lifetime. In the morning, you will have a drive from Kathmandu valley to put in point through Thimi, old city of Bhaktapur, Banepa, Dhulikhel along the Araniko Highway that leads to Tibet. After reaching to the put in point and then paddle down through the rapids starting from class I rapid to call V rapid starting from Barabise or Lamo Sangu (Long bridge) dam and end down to the last point and then, drive back to Kathmandu in the evening.
Name of the Trail: BHOTE KOSHI
Source of the river:Tibet
Put in point: Baseri
How to reach there: By Pvt. bus from kathmandu (3 Houirs)
Ending point: Dolal Ghat
Total Rafting days: 1 night 2 days.
Total Rafting stretch: 45 kms. (river)
Rapid grading: 1 to 5 grades.
After Rafting: Back to kathmandu by Pvt. bus