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Rafting » Rafting in Nepal » Arun River Rafting

The Arun River is a trans-boundary river and is part of the Kosi or Sapta Kosi river system in Nepal. It originates in Tibet Autonomous Region of China where it is called Bum-chu.

Rafting Distance: 60 km (35 miles)
Rafting day: 3 days
Best season: Oct / Dec and March / May.

Rapids Name: Snail's nose, Teendevi, Malekhu rapid, Monkey rapid, Upset, Surprise, Monsoon, Cotton Pony, Ladies Delight, S-Bend, Highway, Monsoon and Pinball Rapid

Trip Itierary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Guided tour in Kathmandu and preparation for Raft (B)
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar and briefing for the next day's trip in the evening. (B.L.D)
Day 04: Trek 2 hours at Sabiya Khola and briefing for the next day's schedule. Get the equipments ready to start early for the following day. (B.L.D)
Day 05: We get on the river. Start rafting and today is pretty smooth except for little rough ones of grade III/IV. (B.L.D)
Day 06: This day challenging than the previous days. We come across quite a number of rapids one after another. The first encounter is a left- bend rapid, before the suspension bridge at Ranighat. A number of rapids follow after this; one after another we finally camp nearby blithe rapid. (B.L.D)
Day 07: Today is pretty smooth and relaxed compared to the previous days. The Arun River merges with river Sunkosi to form in to a confluence of river Saptakosi. Float along Saptakosi for another half an hour reach the site of a temple in Barah Chettra from here also float for another half an hour to Chatra and Drive to Dharan. (B.L.D)
Day 08: Drive to Kathmandu. (B.L)
Day 09: Final departure to Airport. (B)

Service Cost Includes:

  1. Airport pickup and drop off by our private vehicle
  2. Katmandu hotel on twin sharing bb basis
  3. Kathmandu sightseeing and tour guide fee.
  4. Ground Transportation and Air fare
  5. Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
  6. River Permit
  7. Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wet dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and medical equipment
  8. Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
  9. Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach with camp fire
  10. Safety Kayak
  11. Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
  12. First aid kid box

Service Cost excludes:

  1. Katmandu hotel lunch and dinner.
  2. Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip
  3. Emergency evacuation if there will be a need

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