Seti River Rafting

  • Destination: Nepal

Seti River Rafting has enormous backdrop of the Annapurna and Manaslu mountains. It forms part of the tributary system of Karnali River draining the western part of Nepal.

The volume of Seti river is moderate. The beaches here have fine sands and the water comparatively warmer and tranquil allowing for rafters to take up rafting even during winter. The landscape is quite expansive with formidable hills on both sides as the water swerves through.

The journey along the Seti River will also present an opportunity for rafters to observe local culture and tradition of Magar people. Magars are one of original and indigenous inhabitants of Nepal whose simple lifestyle will take you back in time. The glimpses of the Mahabharat range which the river cuts through will be an impressive sight to marvel at.

The total stretch used for rafting in the River covers about 69km or 39miles. Rafting trips go for as many as 3 days on this river. The best season for rafting on Seti River is during Spring and Autumn

Kaligandaki River

Kaligandaki River is one of the most popular rivers for rafting in Nepal. Its mild flow and easily accessible features makes it the best river for all groups of rafters.

Named after Goddess Kali, the River is fed by the Himalayas and drains much of the western Nepal. The river is graded on 1-3 scale and features many interesting holes, rapids and big breaks. The River offer both short and medium trips ranging from one day to multiple day trips. The longest stretch one can raft down in this river is 60 km.

The put in point for the rafting is Nayapul in Baglung district, which is very near to Kathmandu. One can easily raft down the river to reach Pokhara.

The most appropriate season for white water river rafting in Kaligandaki is Autumn (September to December) and Spring (March to May). During this season the volume of water is mildly moderate and the surrounding hills burst with green leaves and wildlife. In fact Kali Gandaki rafting offers many attractions for nature lovers.