Spring / Fall Departure Dates

The beautiful Himalayan ranges shape an incredible variety of whitewater challenges for paddlers and thus, a series of the world's most outstanding river journeys are found here. Listed below are some that we run on a regular basis. If these dates don't fit in, design a journey of your own and contact us for expect support and precise data. A professional approach and whitewater expertise are what sets Ultimate Descents Nepal's guides and staff in a category of their own. Ultimate Descents Nepal is the only company to have all guides that meet the highest safety standards with required certificates in SRT, Wilderness First Aid, AR and CPR.

Don't be deceived, on Nepal's rivers it is actually a lot warmer than KTM due to sunshine of lower elevation, so enjoy the splash.


100% Adrenaline Rush: Bhote Koshi Rafting / Canyoning

This is Nepal's steepest action packed rafting trip. If you have limited time or just the desire for an adrenaline overload, this is the river for you. Our put- in point is at the Borderlands Resort, conveniently located at the highest possible raft launch on the river and is the base for activities such as Canyoning, Trekking, Climbing and Mountain Biking all around the Tibetan border. The resort has spacious safari tents, toilets and a massive dining hall with a well stocked bar. The Resort provides all the indulges of home in a very exotic setting. A perfect compliment to your trip can be an extended stay at our Resort which is also the pioneer of Canyoning in Nepal.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Saturday, Monday Thursday
2 Days III - IV Day Rafting $60
Canyoning 140
$110 / $120 / $140

Escape from kathmandu with a trip to Broderlands Resort~Every Weekend!!

During high flows, when the upper section is not runnable, we offer the lower section below the dam which is always exciting in high flows.


TRISHULI KAYAKING

With the support and guidance of our internationally certified instructors. We can make your introduction to kayaking enjoyable and positive. The thrill and gratification of learning to Kayak in the Himalayas is a great start to Kayaking.

DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Thursday
4 Days III - IV $270

TRISHULI RAFTING

Conveniently located along the Prithivi Highway, 100 km from kathmandu and within close proximity to the Manakamana Cable Car station, our trishuli beach camp provides tented accommodation on twin sharing basis with the modern day comfort of delux camping.

DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Everyday
2 Days III - IV Day Rafting $60 $110

THE RIVER OF GOLD: SUNKOSHI

The warm waters of Sunkoshi surge for 270kms between the roads. The river has whipped foamy water where narrow canyons constrict the river flow and the cataracts are long and powerful. There are dozens of adrenaline pumping rapids and miles of calmer water to reflect on this beautiful area.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Mar - Jun, Sep - Nov
Every Thursday
6 Days III - IV $390

THE WILD WEST: KARNALI

The Karnali, Nepal's mightiest river, descends through the Himalayas in a series of magnificent gorges. Seasonal snow melts and storms can cause the river level to swell drastically, creating the extremes of whitewater rafting. Expect exceptionally big volume rafting through jungles inhabited by nomads traditionally known as the 'Routes', deserted beaches and small villages.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Mar - May, Sep - Nov
10 Days III - V $780

KAYAK CLINICS: SUNKOSHI (BEACH CAMP)

With the support and guidance of our internationally certified instructors, we can make your introduction to kayaking enjoyable and positive. The thrill and gratification of learning to Kayak in the Himalayas is a great start to Kayaking.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Monday
4 Days II - III 2 Days Kayak Clinic $140 $260

SETI RIVER:FAMILY TRIP

It is truly a great fun trip perfectly designed for you to get along with your near and dear ones on the raft. The floating crystal blue water gives you ample opportunity to swim on the flat water. At the same time, you will be accompanied by learner kayakers and instructors which makes the trip sensational.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Saturday & Monday
2 Days II - III Can be combined with Pokhara tour $130

JEWEL OF THE EAST: TAMUR

This newly opened river in the eastern part of Nepal is an excellent combination of one of the best short Himalayan treks, amazing mountain views of the eastern Himalayan ranges including Mt. Kanchanjunga and Mt. Makalu and exhilarating river expedition.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Mar - May, Sep - Nov
On Request
12 Days III - V $920

THE RAGING RIVER: MARSHYANGDI

Marshyangdi is called the 'Raging River' in the local dialect and this aptly describes one of the best whitewater runs in the world. Children play excitedly as we pass, snow-capped Himalayan giants surround us and the champagne river churns and bubbles below. Few rivers rival Marshyangdi in terms of exhilarating whitewater and sustained sections of steep technical rafting test your teamwork.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Thursday
2 Days IV - V $150

THE HOLY RIVER: KALI GANDAKI

Turbulent rapids intertwine with abrupt drops as we dodge our way down intricate chutes of sparkling water. Village terraces cling precariously to the slopes and surreal snow-capped peaks hang suspended above us as we drift through the world's deepest gorge. Being one of the holiest rivers in Nepal, every junction of the Kali Gandaki is dotted with cremation sites and above ground burial mounds.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
Every Monday & Friday
3 Days III - IV Can be comined with Pokhara tour $180

FISHING TRIP: WEST SETI (BHERI)

Multi day fishing trips include trips to west Seti-Bheri, rivers of the Western Nepal. these untouched and pristine rivers offer variety of fishes along class II and III of rafting rapids. The abundance of fish in these rivers is incomparable.


DEPARTURE DURATION CLASS NOTES COST
Mar - Apr, Sep - Oct
6 Days III - V Private Trip $600