Seti River Rafting
The seti is an excellent 2 days trip in an isolated area and we organize this short whitewater rafting,where beautiful jungle, plenty of easy rapids and fantastic Himalayan scenery. The put-in point for rafting on Seti River is 5 hours from Kathmandu and it is located at Damauli. Seti River Rafting is another classic Nepal River coming from the Annapurna Himalaya, winding its way through forested canyons and twisted rock and sandstone formations. A unique river passing through two beautiful and contrasting scenic areas. With fairly small water volume and a very pleasant warm water temperature the Seti river is a great introduction to whitewater adventure, perfect for first timers, nature lovers.
Difficulty in Nov: Class 3 ( 4+)
From: Dule Gouda (Alt.480m)
To: Trisuli River (Alt.200m)
Distance: 69Km (39 miles)
River days: 2days
from Pokhara: 1 hours
Avg gradient: 3m/km(15 ft a mile)
Volume in Nov : 40cms (1400 cfs)
Best season: Oct- Ap
|Variety of scenery including jungle, waterfalls and villagesBeautiful remote beach campingBest for family,freinds and nature lover.|
This river travels through Magar villages where the famous Gorkha soldiers hail. The family classic wildness warm water river. Seti passes through the lime stone gorge of beautiful Pokhara valley. Rafting on Seti River is an ideal trip for those wanting to experience some of the stunning river scenery in Nepal without the intensity of complex or challenging rapids. It has unspoilt greenish jungle scenery, excellent bird watching site, local cultural heritage and beautiful clean beaches, many small and undemanding rapids. During the monsoon, its swollen rapids prove an exciting test for experienced rafters and kayakers. Rafting in river is like a rolar coaster with challenging rapids. This is an adventurous and thrilling activities of your life during trip in nepal.
|September â€“ December||4||Approx. 300 cumecs|
|January â€“ May||4-||Approx. 200 cumecs|
|June â€“ August||4+||Approx. 450 cume|
Day 01: After the Breakfast you drive to the west ward from Kathmandu to the raft put in point at Damauli. After 3 hours of drive, we reach at Damauli (get in point of Seti River). At the river everyone is fitted with a life jacket and helmet. Then the trip leader will give a lesson on river safety, paddling technique, and then we start the rafting trip. Lunch is served at river beach while other member makes ready the raft. As soon as you finished your lunch, river guide gives you briefing. Rafting will be 2hrs. For first day & then we stop for over-night rest at Keshavtar.
Day 02: After having breakfast we again get ready for second day adventure. On the second day we do rafting for 1.30hrs. And we finished this trip at Gaighat & lunch is served at the same spot. At this point, you have a choice to either return to Kathmandu, Royal Chitwan National park.
Optional 2 Day 01:Kathmandu- Damauli Rafting
The first day we drive west of kathmandu early in the morning for Damauli. After the rafts are rigged, we set off down the Seti River, a tributary of the Saptagandaki River. We spend the whole day with in its forested canyon. In the afternoon a small but technical rapid is encountered near the village of Saranghat, inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generation of service with Gorkha force. Sarangghat is a colorful middle hill village. The first night camp is on a spacious beach below the village. Overnight at camping.
Day 02: Rafting Drive to kathmandu/chitwan/Pokhar
The next day we encounter a technical rapid graded between 3 – 5 before entering the Trisuli River. After lunch you can visit a unique religious community- Devghat. Well know among the Hindus. Every year in mid-January, thousands of pilgrims visit the river and the ashram to worship. After finishing rafting, you have a choice to return to Kathmandu, Royal Chitwan National park.