Trishuli River Rafting

2 Days

Embark on an exhilarating journey along the Trishuli River Rafting, where you can immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery and tranquil surroundings. Nepal is renowned worldwide for its unspoiled natural beauty, which adds to the country’s cultural and historical significance.

Moreover, Nepal’s majestic Himalayas, turbulent rivers, mist-covered valleys, serene lakes, and glaciers attract adventurers and travelers alike. If you have a thirst for adventure, Nepal is definitely a destination worth exploring. Brace yourself for thrilling activities such as bungee jumping, paragliding, rafting, and canoeing that will leave you spellbound.

Opting for a rafting experience is an excellent way to make the most of your short vacation in Nepal. As you navigate through the raging river and conquer challenging rapids, you will experience a perfect blend of excitement and rejuvenation. Nepal, being rich in inland water resources, offers numerous rivers ideal for adventurous rafting. What makes Nepal’s rivers even more captivating is that they flow directly from the melting snow in the hills. Trishuli River, Seti River, Marshyangdi River, and others are some of the top destinations for white river rafting. Among them, Trishuli River stands out as the most renowned rafting spot in Nepal.

Trishuli River boasts stunning gorges and exhilarating rapids, making it a truly enchanting experience. The river originates from the snowmelt of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, adding to its allure. The name ‘Trishuli’ is derived from the trident (Trishul) of Lord Shiva, the most powerful Hindu deity. According to legend, Lord Shiva struck his trident into the earth at Gosaikunda in the mountains, creating three springs and giving rise to the name Trishuli.

Nepal Adventure Planner offers a 2-day Trishuli River Rafting package, providing a well-organized and managed experience tailored to the needs and desires of visitors. This package includes various water activities and follows a systematic itinerary. Rafting in the powerful Trishuli River exposes both novice and experienced rafters to thrilling rapids. This package is particularly suitable for those with limited time.

The rafting journey begins with a 3-hour drive from Kathmandu. Prior to embarking on this adventure, expert rafters will provide comprehensive guidance on rafting techniques and safety precautions. As you navigate the exhilarating white waters, you will be captivated by the rush of adrenaline and the picturesque views of verdant hills, quaint settlements, and dense forests.

Trishuli River Rafting Itinerary Outline

  • Day 01: Rafting
  • Day 02: Departure

Trip Info

  • Most Places
  • 900m
  • Thamel, Kathmandu
  • Trishuli River
  • Whole Year
  • 16

Trishuli River Rafting Overview

  • Trip Duration: 2 Days
  • Rafting Duration: 4 hours
  • River Distance: 38 Km
  • Start/Finish: Kathmandu/Pokhara/Chitwan
  • Trip Style: River Rafting
  • Rafting Grade: Medium II
  • Best Time: Oct, Nov, Dec, Mar, Apr, and May
  • Group Size: 1-15 max
  • Transportation: Rental Car or Tourist Bus

Trishuli River Rafting Highlights

  • Scenic drive along the winding roads.
  • Experience the thrills of rafting in one of Nepal’s most prominent rivers – Trishuli.
  • The magnificent sight of lush hills, charming settlements, and forests.
  • Indulge in the serene environment.
  • Night accommodation in a tent.
  • Enjoy a live BBQ with a bonfire.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 :

The rafting trip commences after a delightful breakfast at a hotel in Kathmandu. You will head out towards the Trishuli river with a picturesque drive on the way. The drive halts in Malekhu after 3 to 4 hours of a road trip. It is around 75 Km away from Kathmandu. After arriving in Malekhu, rafting will begin shortly. Enjoy the thrill while traversing high rapids and the marvelous perspectives on gorges, hills, and forests. Twin rocks, Big smile, Upset fire, Butterfly, etc. are a few of the thrilling rapids. Trishuli river is the perfect blend of continuing rapids and charming tranquil water.

Soon after completing the raft, you will be served a delicious and warm lunch at a resort. You can indulge in recreational activities such as swimming, playing badminton, volleyball, swinging, etc. As the rays of the sun disappear, you will be served a campfire and a delicious dinner.

The following day, you’ll be served tea and breakfast in the morning around 7:30 am. Afterward, you’ll be guided to a nearby village and briefed about their lifestyle. Later on, you’ll head to the roadside to travel to the next destination, such as Kathmandu or Pokhara.


Price Includes

  • Airport pick up & final departure by private vehicle.
  • All needed ground transportation mention on the itinerary.
  • An excellent government licensed holder rafting guide including all his meals, accommodation, salary, transportation, insurance & many more…
  • All Rafting and Safety Equipment
  • Government tax & service charge.

Price Excludes

  • Tips to Rafting 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.


What are the safety measures during river rafting?

River rafting is an adrenaline activity in the splashing rivers while traversing high rapids. Any sort of negligence during the raft can put you at high risk. So, here is the list of essential safety measures during river rafting:

  • Make sure to raft under licensed and experienced rafting experts.
  • Wear a life jacket and helmet always.
  • Always follow the instructions given by the raft leader.
  • Prior swimming experience is a must.
  • Make sure to hold the paddle firmly.
  • Wear the right outwear for the rafting trip.

What are the health benefits of white water rafting?

Water rafting is a great way to immerse yourself physically outdoors with nature while going through the river’s depths. It has various health benefits in addition to thrilling and enjoyable experiences. The points given below are the significant health benefits of white water rafting:

  • Enhance muscle strength
  • Outstanding Cardiovascular workout
  • Feature an adrenaline rush
  • Reduce stress
  • Build up self-confidence
  • Establish teamwork
  • Relish in a serene atmosphere

What do rapids mean in rafting?

Rapids are the portions of depths in a flowing river that enhance water velocity and turbulence. Rapids are formed due to rocks exposed above the water surface, making the river shallower.

What are the major rafting destinations in Nepal?

The major rafting destinations in Nepal are as follows:

  • Trishuli river
  • Seti river
  • Marshyangdi river
  • Sun Koshi river
  • Bhote Koshi river
  • Tamur river
  • Bheri river

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Trishuli River Rafting
From $400
/ Adult