Bheri River Rafting
Overview A Bheri River rafting trip promises an exhilarating adventure through the heart of Nepal's stunning landscapes. This river, located in the western region of Nepal, offers an unforgettable experience for both novice and experienced rafters. Stretching over 100 kilometers, the Bheri River cuts through lush valleys, remote villages, and dense forests, providing a unique blend of adrenaline-pumping rapids and serene moments of natural beauty. The journey also typically begins with a scenic drive to the put-in point near the town of Jumla, where the river's journey commences. The rapids of the Bheri River vary in intensity, ranging from Class…
A Bheri River rafting trip promises an exhilarating adventure through the heart of Nepal’s stunning landscapes. This river, located in the western region of Nepal, offers an unforgettable experience for both novice and experienced rafters. Stretching over 100 kilometers, the Bheri River cuts through lush valleys, remote villages, and dense forests, providing a unique blend of adrenaline-pumping rapids and serene moments of natural beauty.
The journey also typically begins with a scenic drive to the put-in point near the town of Jumla, where the river’s journey commences. The rapids of the Bheri River vary in intensity, ranging from Class II to Class IV, ensuring an exciting challenge for rafters of all skill levels. The crystal-clear waters surge through gorges and canyons, creating an adrenaline-fueled atmosphere that’s balanced by opportunities to appreciate the surrounding wilderness.
As rafters navigate the river’s twists and turns, they treat it to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Towering mountains, dense forests, and traditional Nepali villages dot the shores, offering a glimpse into the local way of life. Many rafting trips also incorporate stops to explore these villages, enabling travelers to interact with the local communities and gain a deeper cultural understanding.
Campsites along the riverbanks provide a chance to unwind, relax, and savor the remote beauty of the region. Nights spent under the stars, gets surround by the soothing sounds of nature. Adventurers can enjoy hearty meals cooked over open flames, fostering a sense of camaraderie among fellow rafters.
The climax of the journey also often arrives with the tackling of the formidable Rukumkot rapid, a Class IV stretch that demands teamwork, skill, and precision. As rafts navigate the powerful currents, the rush of adrenaline matched only by the thrill of conquering nature’s force.
Conclusion and Summary
The Bheri River rafting trip is more than just a waterborne adventure; it’s an immersive exploration of Nepal’s natural and cultural riches. Whether it’s navigating rapids, admiring awe-inspiring landscapes, or engaging with local communities, this journey encapsulates the spirit of adventure that draws travelers to Nepal. With experienced guides ensuring safety and expertly curated itineraries catering to various preferences, a Bheri River rafting trip promises an unforgettable fusion of excitement, tranquility, and cultural immersion amidst the heart of Nepal’s wilderness.
- Exploring Dolpa region
- Good fishing experience
- Observing beautiful scenery
- Exploring rich culture of the area
- Attractive campsites
- Remote and easy river
Our flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj provides spectacular views of the Himalayas and beautiful natural scenery. Upon arrival at Nepalgunj, we proceed towards Samjhighat. Dinner will be served in the tent.
We start our today’s trip from Samjhighat. Having breakfast at the tent, we move towards the river. As the first section of the Bheri River is quite rough with many bends, we may encounter our first big rapid in the beginning. Lunch will be served beside the river. After lunch, guests will be given some time for exploring the surrounding areas, watching several species of birds or simply laze in the midday sun. We will continue to encounter with more white-water rapids and come to the rest on one of sandy beaches.
Today, we will go through a very exciting section of the river. It gives way to a narrow gorge with vertical cliffs of 200 -300 feet on either side interspersed with open valley where there are small villages. The area is really interesting and naturally beautiful and one would encounter with the white-water. Once again, we will find out pristine beach for our campsite for the next couple of nights.
Jamu The days are set for fishing programs. We would carry out our activities between Jamu and Chisopani. Overnight in the tent.
The final day also gives a few surprises with several exciting rapids to be encountered. After an hour of floating in raft, we will arrive at the confluence of the Bheri and the Karnali. Then, we will reach another section of the gorge and get into Bardia National Park.
Full day jungle activities and sightseeing at Bardia.
Drive to Nepalgunj and Fly Back to Kathmandu.
- All airport transfers
- All meals during the rafting excursion
- 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu (bed and breakfast basis)
- 2 night accommodation in Bardiya (Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner)
- Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu
- Transportation from Nepalgunj to Samjhi Ghat, and from rafting endpoint to Bardiya National Park
- All activities in Bardiya National Park
- Rafting permit
- Guided rafting excursion
- All necessary equipment for rafting
- Kitchen equipment
- Tent, sleeping bag, and all other camping equipment
- Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
- International/domestic airfare
- Nepal visa
- Alcohol, snacks, other things not listed in ‘cost include’ section
- Tips for guide, driver, and other staff
- Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
- Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
- Emergency evacuation, things of personal use, client insurance
The Bheri River flows from Dolpa district. Its two tributaries the Thuli and Sani join at Ramnaghat to form the main Bheri River. This Bheri River Rafting really offers a new experience to any visitor. A remote and easy river, beautiful scenery, good fishing, unspoilt villages, ever-smiling local people, blue water, white beaches and attractive campsites are some of the attractions of this trip. To get to this beautiful piece of land, one has to fly to Nepalgunj in west Nepal from Kathmandu (1 hour’s flight). Then, we will start trekking to Samjhighat. It takes about 3-4 hours for us to reach Samjhighat. The put-in point, Ramanaghat, is near this place. No doubt, the trip will be a memorable one.
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