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. 
 and April.

Trip Itinerary

We visit on our office in Thamel or we can pick you up from your hotel. Then we take luxurious drive towards southeastern part of Kathmandu valley. We pass by Bhaktapur and Kavre district until we reach to Dolalgha, where our rafting ends tomorrow. After crossing bridge over Indrawati River, enter into Sindhupalchowk district. After crossing bridge, we continue driving along side of river until we reach to Confluence of Bhote Koshi and Tama Koshi nearby famous Balephi bazar. Leaving Bapheli behind we continue drive upstream, cross bridge again in Kadhichaur and finally we reach to Lamosangu. After reaching Lamosangu we will be welcomed by rafting crew and briefed about safety measures and major joys that we will enjoy tomorrow. Just below the Sun Koshi Hydropower station the tent camp will be set covering wider sand beach. Rafting master will make us well equipped and start paddling down in 5+ rapid for first two hours and 4+ rapid grades for last one hour. The upper part of river flows in extreme rapid speed and lower part runs smoothly. After three hours challenging rafting we drive back to camp. In evening we can play beach volleyball, soccer, and other sand games. In evening, we enjoy campfire, barbeque and dancing at camp. Overnight in Camp tent.

After breakfast, we start second day rafting from Lamosangu. Today also we navigate same route. In begging we start on class 5 rapid and then go through other 4, 3 and 2 grades rapids. In between we coast down through beautiful campsites, bountiful farming terraces with green vegetation, and colorful settlements on both edges of Bhote Koshi River. After crossing challenging confluence of Bhote Koshi and Tama Khosi we enter paddle down between dense forests until we reach to Sukute Beach, a famous campsite and holiday destination. Then we sail over gentle water in peaceful location until we reach to Dolalghat, the take out point, where we wrap up two days rafting. After having lunch in Dolalghat we take luxurious drive back to Kathmandu. 

Optional Trips.

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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