Bheri River Rafting- 8 Days

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  • Duration 8 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November

Nepal is a holy land, blessed with four major river systems. They are: Saptakoshi River in extreme Eastern Nepal, Narayani in Central Nepal, Karnali in Western Nepal and Mahakali in Far Western Nepal. Bheri River is one of the tributary rivers of Saptakoshi River System.  Bheri River is a prime tributary of Karnali River, located in the remote Far Western Nepal, initiating from the Dolpo Region and stretching through Valley of Surkhet. Then, Bheri River merges with Karnali River which later extends through the plain valley of Terai to Royal Bardiya National Park. Bheri River Rafting bestows some of the best rafting rapids in Nepal.

The view of hills, mountains, and woods with their diverse flora and fauna, will add much beauty to the turbulent rapids at Bheri River.  Upon finishing the rafting expedition, we head to Royal Bardia National Park to experience a once-in-a-lifetime safari ride.  Bheri River Rafting commences by boarding a flight to Nepalgunj and driving to Samjhighat which serves as the initial point for Bheri River Rafting. Undergoing the enthralling experiences of encountering the series of turbulent rapids, we will float through spot nearby Kumalgaun and Jumu before winding up at Royal Bardia National Park.

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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    An hour long morning flight from the Domestic Airport of Kathmandu will take us to Nepalgunj. We will drive for about 3 hours, passing through Siwalik Hill and native villages to make it to Samjhi Ghat, where we will pitch our camp to stay overnight.

      Today marks the beginning of Rafting on Bheri River. The first rapid will be encountered after about 20 minutes from the initiation point. We experience several rapids and twisted bends throughout our day on the raft. Overnight in tented camp on the bank of Bheri River near to Kumalgaun.

        This will be the thrilling day as we will pass through a narrow gorge section with vertical cliffs of 200-300 feet on either side, before entering into an open valley. Overnight in tented camp on the bank of Jamu.

          Today is our last day of Bheri River Rafting. An hour long float will take us to conflux of Bheri and Karnali River. Passing through the gorge will lead us to Bardiya National Park and thus the enchanting Bheri River Rafting culminates. Overnight in hotel in Bardiya.

            We wake up clean and refreshed after a good night's rest.  We have breakfast and head out for a full day of exploration in Bardiya.  There are several activities that we can do today.  We can do a jungle safari, elephant-back ride, bird watching, you name it.  There is plenty to explore in the area.  Overnight at hotel in Bardiya.

              In the morning, we drive 2-3 hours from Bardiya to the Nepalgunj Airport.  The hour flight takes us to Kathmandu.  You can explore for the rest of the day.  Farewell dinner and overnight in Kathmandu.

                We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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                  What's Included
                  • 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
                  Dates and Prices
                  Date PriceAvailability 
                  Start DateStarts: MondayJul 22, 2024End DateEnds: MondayJul 29, 2024PricePriceUS$1255StatusStatusAvailable
                  Start DateStarts: MondayJul 29, 2024End DateEnds: MondayAug 05, 2024PricePriceUS$1255StatusStatusAvailable

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