Bhotekoshi and Balephi: 2 days


  • 2 Days



Itinerary

  • Day1

    • We leave for camping at 7 am from your hotel, sharp. Please make sure that you are on stand-by
    • well before the departure time.
    • It will take about 1.5 hours to reach Paanch-khaal from Kathmandu.
    • Tea / coffee stoppage for 40 minutes at Paanch-khaal (self-pay).
    • Journey will be further 1.5 hours to reach our Campsite at Sukute.
    • It will take approximately 30 minutes for setting up the equipment for our rafting adventure.
    • You'll be asked to fill in your details and can also change into more comfortable water-friendly
    • clothes.
    • We’ll then board a transport to head for our starting point at Andherii.
    • There will be 20 minutes rafting safety briefing before the start.
    • During our trip, we'll come across places where you can go for a swim or experience jumping off
    • cliffs. Our guides will inform you when we reach those areas.
    • Our trip will end at Sukute (our campsite).
    • Lunch will be served consisting of Sandwich, Green salad, Tuna salad, Mayo salad, Tang Juice
    • and mineral water at the end of the trip at Sukute.
    • After lunch, we shall freshen up and then spend some time by the beach or even swimming, if
    • interested.
    • Refreshing tea, coffee, popcorn and prawn chips followed by some camp briefing at 5:00 pm.
    • Sleeping arrangements will be in quality tents. We have three different types ranging from 2-3
    • people, 7-10 people and an open Raft tent (Salta). Private tents are also available upon request
    • at the time of booking.
    • Bonfire will be lit and then BBQ (chicken) shall be served.
    • Tea, coffee and soup shall be served before dinner.
    • Dinner will follow onwards after BBQ. This includes Spaghetti with Tomato sauce, cheese, boiled
    • vegetable and Green Salad.
    • Guests can then stay around the bonfire or head to sleep.
  • Day2

    • Tea and coffee will be available at 7:30 am.
    • Breakfast will be served around 8 am. This will consist of bread, jam, honey boiled-egg, Hash brown-potato.
    • We will depart for Balephi (our next rafting activity) by 10 am. The duration till our starting point Jalbirey, is approx. 1.5 hrs. The road is completely off-road. Therefore, everyone should be prepared for a bumpy ride.
    • There will be 20 minutes rafting safety briefing before the start.
    • We shall then board our rafts and then paddle down.
    • On your way, you’ll witness serene rural settlements and wild plant with slight glimpse of the mountains to the north.
    • We will stop for lunch after 2 hours of paddling.
    • Lunch will be prepared on site itself. This will consist of fired-pasta, bread, lemon salad, cheese, chicken roast, seasonal fruits, tang juice and green salad.
    • After spending about an hour and half, we will continue our journey downstream.
    • For paddling 1.5 hours or so, we’ll reach our campsite.
    • We’ll rest our rafts and then freshen-up
    • Tea and Coffee will be served.
    • We then pack up for Kathmandu.
    • The drive shall be about 3 hours straight.
    • Our journey will end at Sorhakhutte, right where we began.

What to Bring

  • Shorts / ½ pant
  • Sport Sandals
  • Shirts that will dry quickly
  • Swim suit
  • Warm layers (fleece, trousers)
  • Towel
  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera and batteries/chargers
  • Water Bottles
  • Flashlight
  • A little cash

What’s Included

  • Professional English speaking licensed guides highly trained and safety certified to international standards in Whitewater River Guiding, Swift Water Rescue, and Wilderness First Aid
  • Professionally trained and certified safety kayakers.
  • Quality rafting and kayaking equipment, including boats, kayaks, helmets, paddles, PFDs, dry bags and Pelican boxes.
  • Treated drinking water
  • Two-way transportation 
  • River permits.
  • Industry standard first aid kits
  • Team photos (photos videos by our team)
  • Lunch

What’s Not Included

  • Visas, flights, other taxes etc.
  • Personal items like toiletries, clothing, camera etc.
  • Alcohol and other packed food.
  • Insurance policy: paddlers need to have their own insurance since we only provide insurance to our crew.
  • Tips for guides – we pay our guides and porters fairly but if you want you can tip them personally.