Bhote Koshi River Rafting

5 Days

The Bhote Koshi River is renowned for its challenging kayaking and rafting experiences. It is considered the steepest river in Nepal for rafting. If you are seeking adventure, rafting in the Bhote Koshi is a must-do activity during your visit to Nepal. Nepal boasts some of the most incredible and fast-flowing rivers for rafting.

Bhote Koshi is among the rivers that offer thrilling and swift-flowing water for rafting. The Bhote Koshi River Rafting is known for its challenging nature, making it ideal for both kayaking and rafting enthusiasts. It is the steepest river in Nepal that offers an exhilarating rafting experience. If you are an adventure lover, including rafting in the Bhote Koshi River should be a priority during your trip to Nepal.

Bhote Koshi is a popular river in Nepal for rafting, offering a short yet thrilling journey. The river’s rapid flow provides an exciting speed for rafting, accompanied by breathtaking views of nature.

To begin your rafting adventure, you will first drive to the rafting point, which is approximately 3 to 4 hours away from Kathmandu. After receiving all the necessary instructions, you will embark on a continuous 3-hour rafting journey to Sukute village. You will then set up camp and spend the night in Sukute. The following day, you will return to Lamoshanghu by rafting and finally drive back to Kathmandu.

The Bhote Koshi rafting packages are also suitable for those with limited vacation time who still want to enjoy thrilling adventures. You will have the opportunity to relax and enjoy Sukute Beach, a popular vacation destination along the Bhote Koshi River. Every penny spent on rafting in the Bhote Koshi River is well worth it.

Bhote Koshi River Rafting Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Nepal
  • Day 02: Sightseeing Day in Kathmandu and prepare for the trip
  • Day 03: Drive to Rafting Point and camp at Sukute Village
  • Day 04: Rafting from Sukute Village to Lamoshanghu and drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 05: Final Departure

Trip Info

  • Most Places
  • 2320m
  • Thamel, Kathmandu
  • Bhote Koshi River
  • Whole Year
  • 16

Bhote Koshi River Rafting Overview

  • Starting Point: Thamel Kathmandu
  • Ending point: Thamel Kathmandu
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • No of Days: 5 days
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Accommodations: Camping and Hotels
  • Average raft per day: 3 -4 hours
  • Group size: 1-12 max

Bhote Koshi River Rafting Highlights

  • Starting Point: Thamel Kathmandu.
  • Ending point: Thamel Kathmandu.
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • No of Days: 5 days
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Accommodations: Camping and Hotels
  • Average raft per day: 3 -4 hours
  • Group size: 1-12 max

Detailed Itinerary

Meals: Dinner

Here is your arrival day in Nepal. Our representative will pick you up from the airport and drop you at the hotel. You can take a shower have some rest and manage your stuff in the hotel. We will meet you at the dinner in the evening and introduce you to the group. You can enjoy a delicious local Nepali cuisine dinner.

Overnight stay at the hotel of Kathmandu.

Trip Duration: 7 to 8 hours

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

We will take a day to embrace the beauty of Kathmandu. We will start off with a plate of warm breakfast. Then we will start to sight see the popular cultural heritages and historical sites available in Kathmandu like: Pahupatinath Temple, Swayambu Monkey Temple, Boudhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Basantapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, etc.

Finishing the sightseeing day we will return back to the hotel and prepare the bags for the trip. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Drive Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Driving Km: Sukute beach (700m)

Rafting Duration: 16 km

Maximum Altitude:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

After an early morning breakfast, we will pick you up from the hotel and begin the short rafting journey. We will be driving to Khadichour which will be our rafting point. Here you will meet the rafting team. They will guide with all kinds of acts and instructions which needs to be followed during rafting. They will provide you with rafting safety equipments too.

Then we will get on the Bhote Koshi River for rafting. We will be rafting for 3 to 4 hours of class 3 then reach Sukute Village. Overnight stay by setting a camp in Sukute Village.

Drive Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Travelled Km: 90 km

Maximum Altitude: Kathmandu (1400m)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

We will begin our day with breakfast and then continue our rafting. We will raft back to Lamoshanghu from Sukute Village. The thrilling raft experience will last for 3 to 4 hours today. After we reach Lamoshanghu, we will rest for a while and have lunch. Then we will continue the journey and drive back to Kathmandu along with the scenic path.

After we arrive in Kathmandu city, we will drive you at the hotel and you can rest here. Overnight stay in the hotel in Kathmandu.

Meals: Breakfast

Ending the rafting journey here, it is the time for departure. We have the pickup and drop service, so we will help you reach the airport as per your time. If you do not have any further plans in Nepal, it’s time to say bye. It was a great pleasure being a part of your journey in Nepal. We wish you a great time.


Price Includes

  • Airport pick up & final departure by private vehicle.
  • All needed ground transportation mention on the itinerary.
  • An excellent government licensed holder guide including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • All needed permit & national park fees.
  • Government tax & service charge.
  • All monument and tourism entrance costs.

Price Excludes

  • Tips to guide
  • Extra an activities, in case if you have an extra day on your holidays.
  • All kind of drinks as like mineral water, beer, tea, coffee, juice, Coke, Fanta, and hard drinks.
  • Travel insurance.


Is Bhote Koshi rafting difficult?

No, Bhote Koshi River rafting is not difficult. It is a short and adventurous journey to be on. The journey is of 5 days. You will be rafting for 2 days during Bhote Koshi Rafting. Rafting will go on class III rapid level. So anyone who has no rafting experience can also join the Bhote Koshi River rafting.

Are the trip days fixed during Bhote Koshi Rafting?

No, the day is not fixed during Bhote Koshi Rafting. The travel agencies manage a short rafting days to make your schedules comfortable. But if you are willing to take more days in rafting and staying by the river side, it can be managed too.

You can reschedule the rafting times and stays as per your available time.

Can I go for rating in Bhote Koshi if I don’t know how to swim?

Yes, you can join the rafting even if you are a non swimmer. They will provide you with life jackets and full instructions while you are in the water. The trainers are always there to help you during the rafting and to guide you throughout the period.

What are the criteria for rafting in Bhote Khosi?

There are no specific criteria for rafting in Bhote Koshi River. You just need to be physically fit to overcome the thrill of the journey. If you are over than 60 years old, you cannot go for rafting as per the government.

Do I have alternative routes of rafting in Bhote Koshi River?

Yes, you have other options to meet the Bhote Khosi Rafting too instead of Sukute village. You can raft via Kolpa and to Dumja. This might take you 3 days to complete as it goes from Dolalghat. This route starts from Khadichaur.

How far is Bhote Koshi from Kathmandu Valley?

The Bhote Koshi River is 105.3 km away from Kathmandu valley. You will join the river via Araniko Highway. A private vehicle can take you there in 3 to 4 hours but public vehicle may take a bit more time.

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Bhote Koshi River Rafting
From $950
/ Adult