Bhotekoshi rafting information Nepal

River Facts

River Name: Bhote Koshi

River Days: 1 to 2

River Distance: 17 km. (Aperoxmately)

Difficulty: 4+

Rafting put in point: Baseri or Lamasanghu

Rafting ending point:
Dolalghat

Water Volume (Cumecs): 90

Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Bhote Koshi River “2 day Adrenaline Action from Tibet”

Bhotekoshi River oriniate from“Bhote” roughly translates as “river from Tibet so there are quite a lot of rivers with this name in Nepal. This Bhote Koshi is the main branch of the Sun Koshi. The river is followed by the Araniko highway so access and scouting are relatively easy. The upper valley above Bahrabise is impressively narrow with steep hill sides shooting up over 2000m from the river. And there are some dramatic and scenic gorges down at river level. Just to drive up the highway and look at the river is like reading an erotic novel – it quickens the blood and excited the mind.

Technically, the upper Bhote Koshi ends just after Barbisae where the Sun Koshi joins as a stream from the left: The lower Bhote Koshi rafting start right from the Lamasangu Dam.

Bhotekoshi Rafting

Accessibility and Location

Drive to Bhotekoshi River approximate 3-4 hours from Mountain River Rafting Sales office by Private Vehicle leave around 7.00 am one the way stop for tea or Cofee at Zero kilometer just before Dolalghat, continues drive to Bhotekoshi put in point, unload gear, change clothes, safety brief, commence rafting down from Lamusnagu Dam.

Season/Months Difficulties/Grade Water volume

September - December

iv

Approx. 300 cumecs

January - May

iv-

Approx. 200 cumecs

June - August

Iv+

Approx. 450 cumecs

Trip Preparation and pre-departure meeting

Before heading every outdoor trip we would like to request to our guests to be gathered at our office for pre-departure meeting as it is also prime concern to introduce with our team-Trip Leader, Guides, trip staffs and other guests, complete official formalities, discuss about the trip system, timetable and other important matters to make your happy journey successful.

Equipments and Services we provide for the trip

Best quality self-bailing inflatable raft, Whitewater safety helmet, modern plastic paddle, neoprene-wetsuit, PFD-lifejacket, Dry top Jacket, Waterproof Container/Barrel for camera and valuables things, Dry bag, First-Aid Kits and Tents/mass fly sheet and sleeping mat, other necessary camping gear cooking utensils, hygienically prepared food and drinks.

River Map

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Bhote Koshi Map

Things you need to bring for the trip

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.

For the camp site wear: Personal sleeping bag, lightweight shirts, Trouser/pant, under garments socks, a towel, light shoe, Fleece type pullover, flash light, personal toiletries, camera, reading and writing materials, medication recommended by your doctor.

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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