Kayaking, Rafting and Chitwan Safari Trip to Nepal November 13th – 28th, 2017

Kayaking, Rafting and Chitwan Safari Trip to Nepal November 13th – 28th, 2017

    Kayaking, Rafting and Chitwan Safari Trip to Nepal November 13th – 28th, 2017

Itinerary

Day 1 When you arrive into Kathmandu airport, you will be met by the Whitewater Adventures Nepal Expedition Leader and transferred to the hotel to relax or recover from jetlag. In the evening we will have a welcome dinner and talk about the trip.
Not included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 Your expedition leader with culture guide will meet you in your hotel after breakfast and we will begin the sightseeing and exploration day around Kathmandu. We will visit Patan Museum and Durbah square. Have lunch in Thamel and then spend the afternoon getting fitted out in boats and preparing for the river trip. In the evening we will hold our pre departure meeting.
Not included: Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 After breakfast we will take you to our bus from your hotel which is five or ten minutes and we will put all the bags in the bus. We will drive approximately 2 and a half hrs to the lower Bhote Kosi River. You will get magnificent views of the Everest Mountain Range. Paddle beautiful class 2- 3 whitewater. We will have lunch along the way. Camp on the river bank.

Day 4 Paddle the Baleph Khola river taking in stunning views of Everest on a clear day. The Balephi Khola is one of the smaller tributaries of the Sun Kosi and is a lovely tight boulder strewn river with crystal clear water. We will paddle this lovely jewel of a river down into the Sun Kosi. We will set up camp on the banks of the Sun Kosi River.

Day 5 Have breakfast in the morning and drive for six hours to Sun kosi starting put in point which is Baseri village. Set up camp just above the Likhu Khola and settle for the night. Get prepared for our lovely Sun Kosi multi day expedition trip from the following day, onward for six days.

Day,6-10 The Sun Kosi has been described as one of the best white water trips in the world. Big volume rapids, beautiful scenery, warm water and excellent beaches for camping. The river travels from the northern part of Nepal and travels all the way east to the terai, flat lands of Nepal. All the major rivers from the Himalayas drain into the Sun Kosi and the river increases giving a feeling of power. You will travel through lush jungle, rice paddies and pass small villages. Monkeys, deer and many species of birds inhabit the Sun Kosi river corridor. Class 2- 4+ rapids over 6 days paddling around 155 kms from the put in at Baseri Village just above Likhu khola and take out at Chatra, this is truly a wonderful experience. Camping along the way on river beaches, which are perfect for early morning stretching or yoga sessions and relaxing after paddling.

Day 10 Paddle about an hour in the morning to the take out Chatra. We will have a traditional dhal bhat lunch and then pack our bus and drive up to the put in of the Tamur river which is approximately 2 hrs drive. After unloading our gear at the put in at Mulghat we will paddle a couple of kilometers to a lovely river beach where we can relax and enjoy the new river environment. The Tamur River drains from Mt. Kanchenjunga which is the third highest peak in the world.

Day 11 Full day paddling down the Tamur River with over 25 rapids grading from 2-4. There is an option to raft this section. Camp at the confluence of the Sun Kosi and Tamur rivers.

Day 12 Paddle down to the take out of the Sun Kosi river stopping along the way at the Bharah temple. Lunch and then drive six to seven hours to the stunning world famous Chiwtan National Park.

Day 13 and full Day Sightseeing and and culture activities including an elephant ride, bird watching and much more. This makes two nights and one and half days in Chiwtan National Park.
NB: There is the option here to take a 45-minute flight back to Kathmandu from Biratnager (at the end of the river trip) or go to Chitwan with the rest of the group. (if you decide to fly this will reduce the itinerary by one day and flight cost is $ 185 to 200 USD additional cost).

Day 14, Chitwan National Park
These are the activities and we will be doing this within one and half days.
• Elephant safari
• Bird watching,
• Spotting two rare species of Crocodile’s Marsh Mugger and the Fish Eating Gharial
• Jungle walk
• Elephant bathing
• Spotting four different types of deer Tracking;
• Rhinoceros
• Wild Boar
• Monkeys
• Leopards
• Sloth Bear and Royal Bengal Tiger if you are lucky
• You will also encounter many other kind mammals
• In the evening an amazing culture display of the Tharu stick dance

Day 15 After the breakfast in morning we will drive back to Kathmandu which will take around four hours’ drive. We will drop you in your hotel and you can have shower and go do your last minute shopping around Thamel which is the tourist hub of Kathmandu, before you fly home. You will have at least five to six hours in Kathmandu this evening to do your shopping before they close the shops.

Not included: Lunch and Dinner

Day, 16 Fly home after breakfast we will drop you to the airport.

Not Included: Lunch and Dinner

Cost Include / Cost Exclude

Cost Include

o Permits
o Food (while on the river and chitwan national park)
o Guides
o Camping and river gear
o Sleeping bag
o Mattress
o Dry bag
o Tent
o Kayak included but if you want to bring your own kayak please bring them.
o Paddle raft and gear boats
o All the cooking and kitchen equipment
o Satellite phone
o Comprehensive wilderness first aid kit
o River maps
o 3 nights’ accommodation in hotel in Kathmandu two nights before the trip and one night after the trip. If you need to book extra nights out of the package please clarify that to (WHITEWATER ADVENTURES NEPAL). If you choose to spend additional nights you have to pay extra and we can recommend budget, deluxe or five star hotels depending on your needs. Of course the prices will vary. Please let us know if you need extra nights’ accommodation and we can organize that for you or a group.
o 2-night accommodation in Chitwan National Park with all activities listed on itinerary
o Airport pick up and drop off
o Culture guide and sightseeing day (You have to pay your own lunch and dinner this day)
o Professional standard river guides and safety kayaker
o Private bus to put in and take out
o Twin share room in hotel

Cost Exclude

o Airfare
o Nepalese visa (this costs US$65 for 30 days and you need two passport photos) this can be issued on arrival in Kathmandu.
o Extra snacks on the river and meals in Kathmandu
o Extra Beverages for on the river i.e.) alcohol
o Tips for the local guides at the end of the trip
o Local Domestic Flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu

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