Bhote Kosi River Rafting

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration 3 Days
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Destination Nepal

Location, Transportation and Timetable

Baseri (95 km.) the main put in point for Bhote Kosi River is 4 hour drive North-East of Kathmandu. Transportation to Baseri will be by private transport. The 25 km. of river action takes two days. The road journey from the 'Dam' - take out point is approx. 3 hours to Kathmandu. There is an orientation meeting early in the evening before the trip, providing you with an opportunity to ask any further questions you may have, to meet your fellow rafters and also your guide.

Description of Bhote Kosi River

There is not much time to look at the mountain scenery and surroundings once you are on this river as whitewater action starts! However, en route there is an excellent opportunity to stop in Dulikhel to admire the stunning views of the Himalayas! The Bhote Kosi is regarded as one of the best short white water rafting trips in the world. It is the steepest river that is rafted in Nepal, with continuous rapid action making this river a full-on commitment and a huge adrenaline rush.

This is an ideal trip for those wanting a short but intense and thrilling rafting trip. It is better suited to those who has some previous rafting experience.

What we provide

Along with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit.

We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided.

All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.

What to bring

Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.

What you need to tell us

Please tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is essential that you inform us of any medical conditions that may affect your well being on the trip. Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.


"Welcome Nepal Treks & Tours Pvt. Ltd. " takes the safety of its clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.

River Bhote Kosi Rafting: meaning - 'The harmony of Tibet and the Himalayas' (1 to 2 days)



Water Volume

September - December


Approx.100 - 50 cumecs

January - May


Approx. 40 cumecs

June - August

Lower section only 4+

Approx 180 cumecs

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Drive from Kathmandu to The Last Resort, transfer to Resort, Short briefing and preparing for Bungy Its self cost is extra. After the Bungy Jumping, have a Lunch. Rest and Relax in The Last Resort.

  • Accommodation:Resort

Drive from The Last Resort to Lomosangu-Dam by private car. We raft the first 10 km of the MOST exciting stretch of the river and then return to the start to play again the same stretch the next day rather than continue with only half a day paddling to the end. Drives back to our camp.

  • Accommodation:Camp

After breakfast a quick pack up and set out (approx. 9 to 10 a.m.) run white water hit again a class 3 rapid starting from upper section. You have the second chance to show how your raft team can work well together in challenging rapids. We have lunch on the river and continue the action until the take out point Dolalghat Bazaar about 2 to 3 p.m. and bus back to Kathmandu. Our trip is over here.

    What's Included
    • All transportation from and to the Rafting Points.
    • All Rafting Equipments.
    • All Safety Equipments (Life jacket and helmet while on rafting).
    • Water proof Bag for your valuable things.
    • All meal during the Rafting Period (3 meals a day, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with Tea, Coffee and Hot Water).
    • 1 night accommodation at tented camp.
    • Comprehensive medical kit.
    • Full rafting staff (crew) including guides, helper, and cook and as per requirements.
    • Tourist service charge, Vat.
    • Office Service charge.
    • All taxes.
    What's not Included
    • Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
    • Travel insurance.
    • International air fare to and from Nepal.
    • Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
    • Items and expenses of personal nature.
    • Transportation to your next destination.
    • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
    • Personal Equipments
    • Tips.
    • Bungy Jumping trip and one night last resort package.