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Aditeya Varman


It was a wonderful experience of rafting from Kathmandu to pokhara, the rafting coach was professional and good, loved this activity.


Trip Starting From: Kathmandu

Trip Location: Trishuli

About the Trisuli River Rafting:

- Trisuli river rafting journey will take you through scenic gorges, rock formations and villages which will give you a sight of native and migrant birds.

- Choose from two available rafting packages - Kathmandu-Kathmandu River Rafting or Kathmandu-Pokhara River Rafting. Both packages cost the same. The second one is also ideal for those headed to Chitwan National Park.

- Both are full day experiences of rafting in Kathmandu, including the 3-4-hour journey between Trisuli River and your hotel. The day begins at 7 am and you return to your hotel by 6 pm

- Trisuli white water rapids are short and ideal for first timers and intermediate participants.

- This is a group activity .

- The activity package includes lunch and all required rafting gears so that you don’t have to carry any additional luggage.

- Pick-up is provided from all hotels within Kathmandu city limits. Surcharge will apply for any hotels outside Kathmandu city. A private drop-off is provided to your hotel location as per the chosen rafting package.

- All participants, irrespective of their proficiency level, will be briefed about river rafting and safety procedures to be followed.

- Trained Trisuli river rafting guides with certification, rescue qualification and first aid knowledge will ensure your safety.

- Knowledgeable English and native language speaking guides and drivers are provided for ease of communication.

About the Trisuli River:

Trisuli River is the most famous destination for river rafting in Kathmandu. Originating in the Himalayas, Trisuli River provides the ideal rapids – Ladies’ Delight, Monsoon, Upset and Surprise – for those trying white water rafting for the first time. January to May are the best time to try this adventure as the waters are calmer at that time.

Trisuli rafting begins at Chaurandi and ends at Gaighat. White water rafting in Trisula River is also the best way to travel for those headed from Kathmandu to Pokhran instead of taking a flight or the road. Or if you are headed to Chitwan National Park then choose this interesting mode of transport.


- 7:00am hotel pick up
- Transfer to Trisuli River (approx. 3hrs journey)
- 1hr orientation and preparation
- 3hrs rafting adventure
- Kathmandu-Kathmandu River Rafting Return to Kathmandu hotel at approx. 5:00-6:00pm (approx. 3hrs journey)
- Kathmandu-Pokhara River Rafting: Head to accommodation in Pokhara at approx. 4:00-5:00pm


  • Lunch Included


  • Rafting

Other Inclusions

  • All rafting gear
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  • River rafting guides
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  • Insurance provided by operator


  • Hotel pick-up and drop off within Kathmandu city limits.

Things To Carry

  • Waterproof Bag
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  • First Aid Kit
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  • Basic Medications
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  • Voucher received from Thrillophilia
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  • Clothes


  • Carry a printed or mobile voucher of the booking to the destination.
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  • The voucher is valid only for the scheduled trip date and time, and cannot be transferred to other dates or people.
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  • Hotel pick up time is 7 am and will be reconfirmed in advance.
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  • All participants are requested to be present in the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time. Any delay may impact the entire schedule for you and others on the trip.
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  • Please inform the organiser of any health issues in advance.
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  • All participants are requested to carry a fresh set of clothes.

Tour Type

  • This is a group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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    It was a wonderful experience of rafting from Kathmandu to pokhara, the rafting coach was professional and good, loved this activity.


    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. How to use the booking voucher?

      Booking voucher will be sent to you via email. Please carry a printed or mobile voucher to the destination. This voucher is valid only for the scheduled date and time, and cannot be transferred to any other date.

    2. What is the best time to go for rafting in Kathmandu?

      January to May is the best time for beginners to go rafting in Kathmandu. The waters are calmer and easier to tackle. If you have some previous experience, you can choose to go between September and December when the waters are a little bouncy but not too difficult to traverse.

      For adventure sports lovers, monsoon (June to August) is the best time to experience the powerful rapids of Kathmandu.

    3. Is white water rafting dangerous in Kathmandu?

      Not at all. In fact, Kathmandu is considered one of the best white-water rafting destinations in the world. If you have never done white-water rafting before and want to give it a try for the first time then Trisuli river rafting is the best and safest place to begin.

    4. Is it worth visiting Kathmandu for rafting?

      Rafting in Kathmandu is extremely popular amongst adventure sports lovers across the globe. With scenic mountains and gorges, and a number of native and migratory birds around, if you haven’t visited Kathmandu for rafting then this should be your next stop.

    5. If I can’t swim, can I still go rafting in Kathmandu?

      Swimming is a bonus when heading for rafting in Kathmandu or any other water sports. But Trisuli river rafting is a safe option even for non-swimmers.

      Make sure you tell your guide if you cannot swim or about any other health restrictions and medical problems before the trip begins so that required preparations can be made, and instructions provided accordingly.

    6. Can I bring my camera or video camera for white water rafting in Kathmandu?

      Waterproof cameras can be carried along when heading for white water rafting in Kathmandu. Responsibility of product safety lies with the owner and not the operator, guide or other participants.

    7. Will I have a guide in my raft?

      Yes. All rafts are led by a trained and certified river rafting guide who will provide safety instructions at the beginning of the trip as per your and other participants’ previous experience. For best guidance, it is best to be honest about previous experiences or the lack of them.

    8. If I am injured what would be the solution and who will bear the medical treatment cost?

      Injuries occur when participants do not follow safety instructions and guidelines or keep medical requirements and history a secret. In case of any unforeseen circumstance or accident, all guides are certified with rescue qualifications and first aid training to tackle any situation.

      It is best to inform your operator and your guide of any medical history, phobias, recent surgical procedures or regular medications that you may be taking. This will help them be prepared and help you in any situation. In addition, an insurance is also provided by the operator to tackle any unforeseen emergency.

    9. What are my chances of falling out of the boat? What should I do if I fall?

      Minimal, if you follow your guide’s instructions, specially if this is your first time. Most accidents happen when participants choose to waver from the given instructions. If you follow all the guidelines then chances of any kind of accident are minimal.

    10. What do I need to wear for white water rafting in Kathmandu?

      It is advisable to wear light, comfortable and quick dry clothes when heading for white water rafting in Kathmandu. All required rafting gears will be provided by the operator. But do not forget to carry a towel and appropriate change of clothes.

    11. How to reach Trisuli river from Kathmandu?

      Pick-up and drop-off facilities are provided to and from Trisuli river and your hotel in Kathmandu city. Surcharge will apply for hotels located outside Kathmandu city limits. Pick-up happens at 7 am from the hotel. Please check with your operator for any change in timings.

    12. Can I do it solo or do I have to join a group?

      All river rafting trips take place in groups. If this is a solo trip for you then you will be assigned a group based on your proficiency level and the group’s capacity. You can choose to make a private group booking or join any other group that falls short of members.

    13. What level of rapids are there in Trisuli river?

      The rapid levels in Trisuli river are short and ideal for beginners and intermediate participants. If you are an experienced water sport enthusiast then this may be too easy for you. However, the surrounding beauty makes it worth a visit.

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