Balephi Khola Private Day Rafting

River Facts

River Name: Balephi Khola

River Days: 1

River Distance: 16 Km (Approximately)

Difficulty: 4- in summer

Rafting put in point: Jalbire


Rafting ending point: Sukute village.

Water Volume (Cumecs): 100

Best Season: in Summer  High water seasion.

Balephi Khola Rafting:
The Balephi Khola is one of the smaller tributaries of the Sun Koshi, joining that river a short distance upstream of Dolalghat and only a long 70 km from Kathmandu. The river rises on the southern slopes of Dorje Lakpa (6990 m) one of the mountains to the north east of Kathmandu and at the head of the Lang tang valley. It is a fairly typical fast flowing, Himalayan River with steep valley sides.   

Balephi Khola is one of the fantastic rivers of Nepal which is a short, fun trip, close distance from  Kathmandu with the feel of a mini whitewater expedition in high water session in Bhalebhi Jalbire Sukute section you can find the numerous technical rapids, boulder-garden rapids, an unspoiled valley and good mountain views. 

For rafting this is an intense, fun tight, technical and active trip however it does need the right water level so is only possible for a couple of months each years in high water season. Here below we offer a short a day whitewater rafting in Nepal.

Balephi Khola RaftingAdditionally the convenience of following alongside the main Araniko highway, offers the opportunity to see  Mt. Everest region snow capped mountain on the way from Dhulikhel, as well as best section of the river is best for your needs depending on your experience.

If you are short on time or simply interested in a bit of river fun and a trip which provides the convenience of getting you out of Kathmandu and short travel destination – then this river is the perfect choice. 

River trip pre-departure:
Before heading every adventure trip we likes to request to our guests to be tougher our office for pre-departure meeting and prime concern to introduce with our Whitewater team-Trip leader, raft guide, trip staffs and other guest, complete formalities of official discuss about the river trips and other important matters to make impressive your Adventure Whitewater trips in Nepal. 

Balephi Khola Itinerary:
Day 01: Proceed to Balebhi khola put in point around 07 am. in the morning by private transport arranged by Rafting Operator. It takes about 03.30 hours to drive to starting point of rafting After reached put in point at Cchanaute- Jalbire in Bhalephi khola, then blowup raft same time the trip leader hand out and explain the equipment and some commands we will use to communicate in the river for everyone safety. We will be in the river for three and a half hours, encounter some rapids of Class 4-. We serve lunch end of the trip after rafting at river bank about 3:00 PM. After collecting all the river gear we continue journey back to Kathmandu which takes us about 03 hours.

Cost US$ 80 per person in group join basis, 

The Cost Includes:

Private Transport from Kathmandu to Kathmandu by van or Private Mini bus, as per above itinerary.

Balephi Khola RaftingAll International standard Rafting equipment as necessary such as self bailing rafts, Gear raft Safety kayakers, Helmets, (PFD) life jackets, outfitter plastic paddles, dry  top jackets, waterproof barrel for camera and valuables things, Dry bag for multiday trip,  wet-suite if necessary etc. well trained and highly experienced English speaking Trip Leader, raft Guide and helper etc.a day meals during the rafting,

The Cost Doesn’t Include:

Personal nature expenses like toiletries, drink, Trips, gratuities, laundry etc.. in case of any emergency accident, rescue & insurance such as health, evacuation & loss, theft of or damage to baggage & personal effects Trips.

Things you need to bring for the trip

River Map

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Balephi Khola Private Day Rafting Map

River wear gear:
Shorts- half pant, T-shirts (long sleep for sun protection), swim wear, Sun Cap/Glass/Cream, personal water bottle, a pair of river sandals.

Safety Issue
Mountain River Rafting team takes safety issues very seriously for every rafting trip and believe every happy outdoor trip is a safe one. Our team members have updated training courses - SRT (Swift Water Rescue Technician), CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and Wilderness First Aid and Whitewater Rescue Technician conducted by Rescue 3 International. Besides in every trip also provides expert safety kayaker for rescue and make your rafting journey with us more comfort and enjoyable.

Care of Environment
The care of environment is our prime concern responsibility to protect the wildness resources of Nepal for future generation. We practice and follow minimum impact polices on our every outdoor journey- by using gas or kerosene as a cooking fuel instead of local firewood. Moreover by disposing and cleaning both biodegradable and non-degradable properly from the campsite.

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