Only 30 minutes from Lakeside Pokhara, this “short & sweet” adventure offers 1 ½ hours of non-stop adrenaline filled class IV / IV+ rapids. This fairly technical river offers fantastic Annapurna mountain views, crystal clear Himalayan white water, and a beautiful gorge decorated by suspension bridges & prayer flags blowing in the wind.
Duration: Half day rafting - ~90 minutes
Departure: Lake side, Pokhara
River put-in-point: Bamboo Bridge
Take off Point: Dam- between Hemja Tibetan Monastery and Simpani
River Class: IV
Operating Time: 9.00 AM & 1.00 PM - Twice a day
October through mid-December and March through early May are the best times. It is possible in winter, but you have to watch out for hypothermia. During monsoon (June to September), the white water sections are dangerous, but gentler stretches are run-able.
What to bring?
T-Shirt & Shorts | River Sandal | Sun Tan Lotion-Lip Cream | Towel | Personal Toiletries | Water Bottle | Sun Glass | Camera (We have waterproof containers, | Half Pant.
Class: 4 Very Difficult:
Large rapid that require careful manoeuvring. Dangerous hazards. Scouting from the shore is often necessary and rescue is usually difficult. Kayakers should be able to roll. Turbulent water & large irregular waves may flip rafts. In the event of a mishap there is significant risk of loss, damage and/or injury.