Bhotekoshi River Rafting
- Grade: Moderate
- Duration: 2 days
- Destination: Nepal
- Activities: Rafting, Adventure Sports
- Best Seasons: Spring and Autumn
Bhote Koshi is the seventh most popular white water rafting river in Nepa. It has its origin in Tibetan plateau. It is newly opened river, lies just to the 70 km east of Katmandu Valley. Etymologically speaking, Bhote Koshi is made up of the two words: Bhote and Koshi. ‘Bhote’ refers to its origin at Bhot and Koshi means the name of the river (groups of seven rivers) which makes it Sapta Koshi. The ‘Bhote” roughly means ‘rivers from Tibet’and it has its origin in the Himalayas. The river is the main branch for Sunkoshi River and Araniko highways follows the river from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Bhotekoshi offers a strapping landscape and a great river trip with a classic rapid of class III in the lower level and class IV to V at the higher flows. In this sense, we can say that Bhotekoshi offers a traffic trip. This fast flowing river is suited for the novice and an expert river guides because of its steep gradient and some of the challenging rapids. Furthermore, you can get a chance to observe some of the fabulous emerald fields, terraced hillside, large canyons and roaring waterfalls along the way. The astounding Himalayan range such as Langtang, Dorje Lakpa has come into views during your river trip which adds more excitement in the journey. The river is usually rafted in two days, starting with the lower section on the first day from lamusangu bazar or Khadichaur to Chere village and the upper section on the next day from Baseri village known as 95 Km. The rapids at the lower section measure an overall of grade 3 to 4 while the upper section measures an incredible grade up to the 5.
Lamusangu bazar or Khadichaur, the trip starting point of the first day of rafting is just three hours of scenic white-water rafting & tent camping then the second day drive to upper section of Bhotekoshi from Baseri village up to Lamusangu bazar. The best season for rafting is Spring & Autumn.
- 01: Lamusangu bazar or Khadichaur
- 02: Baseri village
01: Lamusangu bazar or Khadichaur
02: Baseri village
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