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Trishuli River Rafting -

Trishuli is the most popular rafting river among all types of rafting river in Nepal, which is easy access from Kathmandu and Pokhara, naturally, scenic valleys and impressive geographical structure, exhilarating rapids and easier sections as well as the right amount of time all make it perfect trip for the first time or experienced rafters.

Trishuli River offers the most adventurous white water rafting in the country. Trishuli River which originates from the High mountain of Gosaikunda flows down with great speed. The river is said to be created by Lord Shiva as he thronged his Trident into the rocky mountain of Gosaikunda hence named Trishuli.

Trishuli River is easily accessible from the Kathmandu valley flowing by the side of Prithvi Highway. The put in point for the Trishuli river rafting is on by the side of the Prithvi Highway. You will experience some thrilling rapids of grade +3 and get to enjoy the scenic beauty and impressive Georges on the side of the river. During Monsoon the river turns into its gigantic form eroding the bank and forming thrilling rapids whereas the rest of the year Trishuli River offers big bouncy relatively safe flips. During other seasons the river is idyllic for the starter rafters and kayakers. Trishuli river rafting can also be idyllic for bird watchers and adventure lovers. Trishuli river rafting is one of the best feasible white water rafting in the world.

Satellite Treks and Expedition offer Trishulil River rafting trip of 1-3 days, starting at baireni and taking out at, or before Narayanghat. This gives you a full and extraordinary experience-you run all the major rapids watch the river grow as its tributaries join, marvel as it cuts its way through impressive gorges, then leave it when it spreads out over the great plain of the gorges.

General Information about Rafting Programmed

Team composition:

We operate rafting trips for the private team of your friends and family so you can enjoy your private trip without having to deal and confront with others people with different interests and attitude. Normally, we take 6-8 people including rafting guide in a raft

Rafting guide:

We have a team of highly experienced English speaking rafting guides professionally trained and thoroughly versed in topography and nature of the river. They have absolute expertise in whitewater rafting, swift water rescue and emergency wilderness first aid.

Classification of rivers:

Maintaining the highest standard of safety and service, river trips have been classified in accordance with the status of water flow, rapids & remoteness.

CLASS I Easy: Small rapids, fast moving water with riffles and small waves, few obstructions, minimal risk to swimmers and possibility of self-rescue.

CLASS II Novice: Gentle straightforward rapids with wide and clear channels and slight manoeuvring required.

CLASS III Moderate: Exciting rapids with irregular waves and hazards, strong eddy and current and skilled manoeuvring required.

CLASS IV Very difficult: Raging Rapids, powerful manoeuvring required and turbulent water flow.

CLASS V Extremely difficult: Long and very violent rapids with several hazards, unavoidable waves and holes or steep, congested chutes with complex, demanding routes, a high degree of danger to swimmers, expertise and reliable high-quality equipment required for safe passage.

CLASS VI Unburnable: with this extremely difficult rapids, high chances of death and destruction of equipment and very slim chances of rescue.

Name of Rivers Class:

Trishuli II+ to IV 
Seti Karnali III to IV+ 
Seti III 
Bheri III+ 
Arun IV 
Sunkoshi IV+ 
Tamor IV to IV+ 
Kali Gandaki IV to V 
Karnali IV+ to V 
Marshyangdi IV+ to V 
Bhotekoshi V 
Tamakoshi V TO V+

Duration of rafting:

Generally, rafting hours is 4-5 hours a day. In case, rafting trip is extended for more than a day, the rafting hours will automatically be more. Duration and rafting highlights are mentioned in all our detailed itineraries. Relevant tips/information will be briefed to you before you embark on any of our trips.

Day on the river:

We usually start our day after thorough briefings on the safety measures by a river guide. Generally, we raft for 4-5 hours a day. Around a midday, after we have our share of glorious rafting experience with the challenging rapids, we stop for lunch at the sandy beach. On a multiday trip, we set up a camp by the riverside. Once we arrive at the camping site, we can wander around nearby locality or simply relax basking in the splendour of nature. Spending the night at the Riverside.

Meals & drinking water during rafting:

For a river trip exceeding more than a day, breakfast, dinner and lunch will be served at a campsite including tea, coffee and snacks. A team of cook and kitchen staff prepare healthy and nutritious meals under the strict hygienic procedure. Boiled and treated water shall be supplied to you before you board the raft.

Meals & accommodation in Kathmandu:

We have specially negotiated rates a range of hotels, we can offer the best deal to suit your every budget and preference. If you also book your hotel with us in Kathmandu breakfast is usually included in our package cost. 

In Kathmandu, plenty of best and quality restaurants serve Nepali, oriental and continental dishes. We are able to recommend a good one depending on your taste preference. A good continental lunch or dinner at a good restaurant approximately costs USD 6-10.

Clothing & equipment:

You are required to bring some shirts, T-shirts, socks, hat, suntan lotion, sunglasses with string, river shoes or flip-flop, flashlight, personal medication, a couple of shorts and pants for the evening and morning, a sweater or a jacket.

The company provides raft (number of rafts depends on the size of group), safety devices, sleeping bags, mattress tents & kitchenettes.


Satellite Treks and expedition always regard the safety of rafters as the utmost priority. Prior to venturing into a rafting trip, rafters are thoroughly briefed about the safety measures and rafting guidelines.
A rafting trip is piloted by a river guide professionally trained in emergency wilderness first aid and swift-water rescue. Rafters venture into a river trip with safety jackets, flotation devices, helmets and river-friendly clothes. We use high-quality inflatable rubber raft capable of giving extraordinary performance, agility, stability and manoeuvrability. Our rafts can swift through the wildest and strongest of waves and guarantee hundred per cent safeties.

Extension or side trips:

In addition to your trek, we can organize extensions both within Nepal and other neighbouring countries. You may want to combine any rafting trip with a jungle safari in Nepal or Nepal Cultural Tours. Maybe a trip to Tibet, India or Bhutan, whatever it is or wherever it is, we can make all the arrangements for you with standard service and reasonable rate.


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Trip Itinerary

Option 1: 01 Day Program - Cost US$ 30.00 per Person

Drive from Kathmandu to rafting starting point early in the morning at 6:30 AM, which takes 3 hours driving and 2 -3 hours rafting and drive back to Kathmandu or onward to Chitwan and Pokhara

Day 01

Today early in the morning at 6:30 AM, we drive for 3-4hours from Kathmandu to Charaudi starting points. Then continue rafting class 2 or 3 rapids till Kuringhat. After lunch, we hit 2 to 3 rapid called “UPSET” and “SURPRISE”. Enjoy the evening at the riverside beach and stay overnight.

Day 02

 After breakfast, take rafting for 2 to 3 hours. After finishing rafting, take lunch and departure for Kathmandu, Pokhara or Chitwan as per requirement.

Day 01

 Welcome to Kathmandu valley. Today we drive for 3-4hours from Kathmandu to Charaudi starting points. Then continue rafting class 2 or 3rapids till kuringhat. After lunch, we hit 2 to 3 rapid called “UPSET” and “SURPRISE”. Enjoy the evening at river side beach and rest overnight.

Day 02

 Today early in the morning after breakfast we take you a guided tour around village’s nearby. After lunch we hit the river with 2 -3 class rapid called as “BIJLI RAPID” and “TEA POT”. Enjoy the fine dinner and rest overnight. Day 3: Today early in the morning after breakfast we drive back to Kathmandu.


Airport Peak up and drop, Land transportation, all of the rafting gears like the boat, life jacket, helmet, paddles, safety kayaker etc. Food, one dinner, one breakfast and one lunch and all cost including itinerary.


  • Transport, personal exp., personal gears like, sleeping bag, T-short, half paint, sleeper , personal light, and hard and cold drinks mineral water as well.

Trip Facts

  • Duration:
  • Trip Grade:
  • Grade for autumn: 3 month
  • Grade for spring: July 3 to Sept 3
  • Possible Operation: Autumn & Spring
  • Rafting Days: 02-03 days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu)
  • Entrance Day: 3 hours from Kathmandu and 4 hours from Pokhara
  • Put-in Point: Charaundi or Fisling
  • Put-Out Point: Mugling or Simaltal / Gaighat
  • River Distance: 38 km
  • Optional Trips To: Chitwan National Park, Lumbini or trekking to Annapurna region
  • Size of Group: Minimum 6 persons
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