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Trishuli River Rafting in Nepal

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Duration1 Days
Maximum Altitude800m
Group Size1-8
Travel StyleRafting
Best TimeSept-Nov and March-May

Nepal, renowned for its majestic mountains, also offers exhilarating river adventures, with Trishuli River Rafting standing out as a prime choice for thrill-seekers. The Trishuli River, originating from the Himalayas, offers an ideal blend of adventure and relaxation. This river, named after Lord Shiva's trident, flows through stunning landscapes, lush forests, and traditional Nepali villages, providing rafters with both an adrenaline rush and a cultural immersion. The rapids, graded class III, make it perfect for both beginners and experienced rafters, offering exciting yet manageable challenges.

Recreation Holidays invites you to experience this unforgettable adventure with our meticulously planned Trishuli River Rafting Trip Package. The journey starts from Charaudi, just a 3-hour drive from Kathmandu, and covers approximately 38 kilometers of thrilling rapids and scenic beauty. The trip ends at Kurintar, where you can unwind after your adventure. Available for booking in 2024 and 2025, this package promises not just the thrill of white water rafting but also a chance to experience the rich local culture and cuisine. Contact us for more details and make your booking today!

Highlights of Trishuli River Rafting

  • Experience thrilling white water rapids suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters on the Trishuli River.
  • Enjoy the stunning natural scenery of the Himalayan foothills, featuring waterfalls, gorges, and sandy beaches.
  • Savor delicious local cuisine, including traditional Nepali dishes and refreshing beverages.
  • Benefit from the expertise of our trained guides, knowledgeable in safety procedures and the river’s landscape.
  • Choose from flexible trip durations and itineraries, ranging from half-day to multi-day packages, to suit your schedule.
  • Easily accessible from Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Chitwan, making it a convenient adventure option.
  • Create lasting memories and connect with nature, while enjoying a mix of adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion.

Is Trishuli River Rafting Right for You? Discover the Adventure!

Considering a rafting adventure on the Trishuli River? This exhilarating experience could be perfect for you, but it’s essential to evaluate a few key factors to ensure it aligns with your abilities and interests:

  • Physical Fitness: Rafting demands physical endurance and strength, as you'll be paddling through rapids for several hours. Make sure you’re in good shape and consult with a healthcare professional if you have any medical concerns.
  • Age Requirements: Ideal for those aged 12 and above, Trishuli River Rafting is accessible to various age groups, provided participants are in good health and physically capable of handling the activity.
  • Experience Level: With rapids ranging from class II to III, Trishuli River caters to both novices and seasoned rafters. Beginners can enjoy a safer, guided route, ensuring a fun and secure experience.
  • Comfort with Water: Embrace the thrill of water activities and be prepared to wear essential safety gear, including life jackets and helmets. Confidence and comfort with water are crucial for an enjoyable trip.
  • Desire for Adventure: If you love thrilling outdoor activities and are eager to explore Nepal’s natural beauty, rafting on the Trishuli River promises an unforgettable adventure. It’s a perfect mix of excitement and cultural immersion.

For those who meet these criteria, Trishuli River Rafting is an ideal way to experience the natural wonders of Nepal. If you have any doubts or specific concerns, consulting with a professional rafting company or your doctor can help you make an informed decision.

Preparation Tips for a Safe and Enjoyable Trishuli River Rafting Experience

Planning for a Trishuli River Rafting adventure requires some preparation to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time. Important Tips to Help You Prepare:

  • Appropriate Clothing: Wear comfortable, quick-drying clothes such as those made from polyester or nylon. Avoid cotton as it tends to stay wet for long periods. Proper attire ensures you stay comfortable throughout the adventure.
  • Suitable Footwear: Choose shoes or sandals with a good grip to navigate slippery rocks and wet surfaces safely. Steer clear of flip-flops or sandals without straps, as they can be unsafe and uncomfortable.
  • Sun and Insect Protection: Bring sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays and insect repellent to ward off bites. Both are essential for a comfortable outdoor experience.
  • Hydration: Staying hydrated is vital. Drink plenty of water before your trip and carry water bottles with you. Dehydration can be a significant risk, especially during physically demanding activities.
  • Safety Gear: Life jackets and helmets will be provided. Ensure they fit properly and wear them at all times while rafting. Safety gear is non-negotiable for a safe adventure.
  • Capture Memories: A waterproof camera is ideal for capturing the breathtaking scenery and memorable moments. Ensure it’s securely attached to avoid losing it in the water.
  • Follow the Guide’s Instructions: Pay close attention to your guide's instructions and follow their lead. Guides are experienced professionals who know how to navigate the river safely.
  • Preserve the Environment: Maintain the cleanliness of the river and its surroundings. Be mindful of the local culture and customs, showing respect and care for the environment you’re enjoying.

By preparing well and following these tips, you’ll be set for an unforgettable and safe rafting adventure on the Trishuli River.

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Day-to-Day Itinerary for Trishuli River Rafting


Begin your adventure early in the morning with a drive from Kathmandu, Pokhara, or Chitwan to Charaudi, the starting point for the Trishuli River Rafting trip. Upon arrival, you'll receive a thorough briefing from an experienced guide, covering essential information and safety guidelines for the journey ahead.

The rafting adventure kicks off with a thrilling ride from Charaudi to Kurintar, navigating rapids graded between 2 and 3. Along the way, you'll stop for a delightful lunch on a picturesque beach by the Trishuli River, known for its uniquely sculpted boulders.

After lunch, the rafting continues as the river enters the scenic Trishuli gorge. Here, the canyon narrows, with steep, densely forested walls, presenting high-speed currents and increasingly challenging rapids. The exhilarating ride through this beautiful landscape is sure to be a highlight of your trip.

Following the rafting adventure, a return drive to Kathmandu, Pokhara, or Chitwan will be arranged, concluding your memorable day on the Trishuli River.

Meals: LunchAccommodation: No
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Trip Service Details
  • Tourist bus ticket to the rafting start point from Kathmandu, Pokhara, or Chitwan
  • Lunch after rafting in the Trishuli River
  • All necessary rafting equipment, including raft, paddle, and safety gear
  • Experienced rafting guide
  • Public bus ticket from the rafting endpoint to Kathmandu, Pokhara, or Chitwan
  • Additional meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Personal insurance
  • Private transfer options, if preferred
  • Tips for staff (appreciated but not mandatory)
  • Anything not mentioned in the “INCLUSION” section
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Best Time and Seasonal Tips for Trishuli River Rafting

The ideal times for Trishuli River Rafting are from September to November and from March to May. These months provide clear weather and perfect water levels, making for a safe and enjoyable rafting experience. Avoid the monsoon season from June to August, as high water levels can make the river too dangerous. Similarly, the winter months from December to February can be too cold and the water levels too low for rafting.

Weather in Nepal can be unpredictable, so it's best to check with us or another reputable company for current river conditions before planning your trip. Trishuli River is a popular rafting destination, so if you prefer a quieter experience, consider rafting during the shoulder seasons when there are fewer tourists.

Food and Meal Options on Trishuli River Rafting

Curious about the food during your rafting adventure? Our Trishuli River Rafting Package includes a delicious menu featuring popular Nepalese dishes, ensuring you enjoy your time with us. You can expect a variety of meals that offer great value for your money.

Throughout the day, we provide snacks like fruits, biscuits, and nuts. For lunch, enjoy a hot meal prepared on the riverbank, which may include rice, noodles, lentils, vegetables, and meat, with vegetarian options available. Please inform us of any dietary restrictions or allergies beforehand so we can accommodate your needs.

If you have specific food preferences, you may bring your own snacks or meals. Ensure they are packed in a waterproof bag and remember to pack light to avoid bulky items in the raft. Recreation Holidays provides sufficient food and snacks during the Trishuli River Rafting trip, ensuring you have a satisfying and enjoyable meal experience on your adventure.

Travel Insurance Essentials for Trishuli River Rafting

Having travel insurance for your Trishuli River Rafting adventure is crucial. Ensure your policy includes the following:

  • Adventure and Medical Coverage: Ensure your policy covers adventure sports like rafting, along with emergency medical treatment and hospitalization.
  • Evacuation and Trip Cancellation: Look for coverage that includes emergency evacuations, such as helicopter transport, and reimbursement for trip cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • Personal Belongings Protection: Make sure the policy protects against loss or theft of personal items, including cameras and equipment.

Thoroughly review your policy and bring a copy with your insurance provider’s contact information on your trip.

Essential Packing List for Trishuli River Rafting

When preparing for your Trishuli River Rafting adventure, it's important to pack the right gear to ensure a comfortable and safe experience. Here's a tailored packing list to guide you:

  • Dry Bag: Keep your personal items dry with a reliable water-resistant or dry bag.
  • Swimwear and Quick-Dry Clothing: Choose swimwear and a rashguard or quick-dry shirt for comfort and sun protection.
  • Suitable Footwear: Choose water shoes or sandals with a good grip for navigating slippery surfaces safely.
  • Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from the sun’s rays.
  • Insect Repellent: Essential for warding off mosquitoes and other insects.
  • Towel: A quick-dry towel is useful for drying off after the rafting trip.
  • Personal Medication: Pack any necessary personal medication for the duration of your trip.
  • Waterproof Camera: Capture the beautiful scenery and exciting moments with a waterproof camera.
  • Travel Insurance Documents: Ensure you have a copy of your travel insurance policy and the contact details for your provider.

For additional recommendations based on your specific trip and the season, feel free to contact us. This packing list will help you prepare for an enjoyable and memorable rafting experience on the Trishuli River.


For an unforgettable rafting adventure on Trishuli River, plan your trip between September to November or March to May. These months offer the perfect balance of mild weather and optimal water levels, ensuring a thrilling and safe rafting experience.

The length of a rafting trip on the Trishuli River varies based on the package you select. You can opt for a brief adventure lasting a few hours or choose an extended experience that spans several days. This flexibility allows you to tailor the trip to your preferences and schedule.

The Trishuli River features rapids ranging from Class II to Class III+. This diversity ensures that both beginners and seasoned rafters can enjoy the river's excitement, with sections suitable for all skill levels.

The minimum age for rafting on the Trishuli River usually ranges from 12 to 14 years, depending on the tour operator's policies. This ensures that young participants are mature enough to handle the physical demands and safety protocols of the rafting experience.

No prior rafting experience is needed to enjoy a trip on the Trishuli River. The river's rapids are beginner-friendly, and professional guides will offer thorough instructions and safety tips to ensure a fun and secure adventure for all participants.

Rafting on Trishuli River during the monsoon season, which spans from June to August, is typically discouraged. The intense rainfall and high water levels during this time can make the rapids more dangerous and unpredictable, increasing the risk for rafters.

Rafting trips on the Trishuli River typically proceed as scheduled, even in rainy conditions. However, if the water level rises too much or there is a threat of flash floods, the trip may be postponed or canceled to ensure the safety of all participants.

You can bring your camera or phone on a Trishuli River rafting trip, but it's advisable to store them in a waterproof case or dry bag to prevent water damage. Many tour operators also offer a photography service, allowing you to enjoy the experience while they capture your adventure for an additional fee.

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