RAFTING IN NEPAL
Nepal is a river runner’s paradise. A country with a variety of scenic beauty possibly not surpassed in any other part of the world. With warm rivers a semitropical climate, impressive geography, exotic cultures, wildlife and friendly, welcoming people all in magnificent mountain surroundings.
White water rafting in Nepal
There are 14 peaks above 8000 m. in the world among which eight are located in Nepal. It is situated in the lap of Mt. Everest, 8848 and is the motherland of Lord Buddha. There are plenty of rivers to complete your imagination; some of them are just for advance kayaker, many of them for intermediate kayaker/rafter, some for filming group and beginners. You are kindly requested to inform us if you want to paddle in kayak or raft, Rainbow Adventure has long experience on Himalayan Rivers of Nepal, some rivers are in the remote areas of Nepal where you are to have a few days trek. The Rainbow Adventure loves to fulfill your dream in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal as for your selection.
River Grades : Whitewater rivers have an internationally recognized grading scale is as follows:
Grade I – Flat water, (little current)
Grade II – Bubbling current (small rapid)
Grade III – Technical & Exciting (needs trained guide)
Grade IV – Seriously big rapids
Grade V – The hair-raising limit!
Grade VI – Unrunable
Why Raft with us?
– International standard rafting equipment (self bailing rafts, helmets, kayaks, plastic paddles, etc.)
– Camping & cooking equipment (kitchen gear, tents, mattress).
– Well-trained guides, cooks, kayakers and other helper staffs.
– Both way transportation.
– Fresh dishes with Nepalese & continental.
– Water proof paddle jackets in winter.
– First aid kits.
Clothing and equipment accessories you need
– Sweater, fiber pile or fleece jacket
– Warm pant or fleece pant
– A few T-shirt and pair of shorts
– A towel, pear of sandals or strong laced up shoes
– Sun glasses, personal toiletries, sun cream
– Water bottle, torch, batteries
– Sleeping bag
– Personal reading/writing materials, etc. (in reasonable amount)
For your expedition with Rainbow Rafting you may choose between a white water and a scenic trip, each lasting between one and twelve days.
Safety comes first in every thing we do. We make the trip fun and exciting whilst at the same time avoiding unnecessary risk. You will run some high-grade rapids with us but all within safe limits. We strongly believe that while most people want some thrills in the vacation; they all want to go home safely.
The Guide :
All our guides are skilled outdoors men, superb chefs and great companions. Apart from their river skill, our guides love what they do and their good humor and ready smiles are sited as one of the highlights of the trip. Our guides are trained to international standards and have spent several years rowing for leading raft companies.
The Food :
Fresh, first class and plenty of it. We take pride in providing you with a variety of delicious meals all cooked over an open fire. A high standard of hygiene is maintained at all times.