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Rafting Tour in the Bheri River

Nepal is a nation filled with adventurous locations and gorgeous mountains, rivers, and lakes. A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the river and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners. There are several grades of whitewater rafting trips available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine the Bheri River rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks or the nearby trekking locations for those interested in a long day’s expedition. Please get in touch with us here at Pokhara Info if you have any questions about rafting in Nepal. We will provide you with the best options and packages. 

About Bheri

Bheri River, rising high in the Himalayas in Nepal, is one of the most popular rivers for fishing, as well as one of the easiest rivers to go water-adventuring on. Being situated in the far western part of the country, this river holds many mysteries that should be explored. As part of the Lower Karnali River system in the far western region of Nepal, the Bheri River flows into the Dolpo region through Surkhet Valley.  

In spite of its deep ripples, mellow rapids, and fast flow, it is an excellent river for rafting. It boasts a breathtaking landscape, magnificent blue waters, and beautiful villages. There are many other benefits of rafting in Bheri, including excellent fishing, unspoiled villages, ever-smiling locals, blue water, white sand beaches, and pleasant campsites.

Tour Overview

The breathtaking view of hills and mountains, along with the abundance of flora and fauna, adds to the beauty of the rippling waters of the Bheri River. The river rafting journey starts in Sami Ghats and ends in Jammu. As we complete our rafting journey, we can explore the Royal Bardiya National Park to get a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience. We can explore and trek through the park to enjoy the natural beauty.

This trip can take between 5-7 days, depending on what you are looking for, and it will prove to be a major river journey that has to be considered not only one of the best in the world but also one of the best in the world. Our journey takes us through some of Nepal’s remotest areas, giving you a chance to experience the wilderness.

You will marvel at the most beautiful historical and cultural sites throughout the valley. You will be amazed at the diversity of cultures and traditions prevalent there. Take in as much culture as you can on this day.

We will leave Kathmandu early in the morning for Nepalgunj. After arriving at Nepalgunj, we will take a short drive to Samjhi Ghat. Once there, we will stay in a deluxe resort.

Starting from Samjhi Ghat, the rafting journey begins. After about 20 minutes of rafting, we will come across our first rapid, which is one of many that we will encounter. The Bheri River is relatively unexplored because of its remoteness.  

During the first rafting section, you will experience exciting rapids. Once we finish lunch at the bank of Bheri, you will get to explore more, so take your time lazing around on the sandy beaches. As we raft, we will come across more and more of these beauties until we reach Kumalgaun, where we will spend the night.

 

Our trip will again begin by rafting to Jammu, which is perhaps the most exciting part of our entire journey; filled with narrow gorges and sheer cliffs and interspersed with open valleys where small villages are located. In this area, there are lots of beautiful beaches where we can camp for the night.

After rafting through the river, we reach the confluence of the Bheri and Karnali rivers after an hour of floating. This park is one of the most beautiful and diverse in Nepal. Upon entering the national park from the gorge section, we will enjoy the lush greenery and the variety of flora and fauna found in the beautiful Terai region.

Our journey will begin with Nepalgunj, where it all began, and we will explore its local culture before returning to Kathmandu, where we will relax. If you want, you can spend a few days in downtown Kathmandu looking around, shopping for souvenirs, and chilling in the Durbar Marg area. You will take pleasure in browsing cafe shops and shopping around the downtown area until you leave Kathmandu.

According to rafting experts, Bheri is easier to raft because its rapids aren’t as violent as those on other rafting rivers. Taking a rafting trip in Bheri will allow you to explore some of the remote areas of the region, have an opportunity to experience some unspoiled cultures, and enjoy beautiful views of Nepal’s natural scenery. It’s often possible to observe wild animals in their natural habitats while spending warm and cozy nights on the white sand beaches along the river. This rafting adventure is a good way to escape the polluted city for a week.

When you Plan for a Rafting Trip with us, the package includes the following:

  • Life jacket, helmet, self-bailing raft, and paddles, as well as all the necessary equipment
  • Transportation during the whole tour
  • Meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
  • Medical and First Aid kit
  • Experienced Raft guide and supporter 
  • Necessary permits, paperwork with taxes paid
  • Lodge, insurance, equipment, salary, and food for Porters and Guide
  • Safety Kayaker alongside the rafting boat

However, we do not cover the following:

  • Personal expenses, including beverages, snacks, bar bills, laundry, or souvenirs
  • Personal gear and clothing
  • Travel Insurance

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the Bheri River that are safe and interesting, as Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients, the matter of safety while rafting is also taken very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for 5 to 7 days at the Bheri River.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook and Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

 

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Rafting Tour to Tamur River

A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the river and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners, with rivers such as Seti, Trishuli, Tamur, Koshi, and more. There are several grades of whitewater rafting trips available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine the Tamur River rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks for those interested in a long day’s expedition. Please get in touch with us here at Pokhara Info if you have any questions about rafting in Nepal. We will provide you with the best options and packages. 

About the River and Trip

With Pokhara Info, you can experience a wild rafting trip in Nepal’s faster rivers. This is probably the best way to enjoy both mountain rafting and trekking in Nepal, with spectacular scenery, incredible white water, and an unspoiled valley. 

There are five tributaries of the Tamur that drain the snow of the third highest peak in the world, Kanchenjunga. The Tamur is the sixth largest river in Nepal and has an air of power, but also of being constrained by its valley sides. In 1990, the Tamur was the first commercial run on the river, and there have been relatively few descents since then. It offers exceptional views of the Himalayan range, including Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Everest, and Mt. Makalu. This trip takes you on a 120 km descent through some of the most exciting rapids in the world, with most of them in the 3 to 4 range and some in the five range, making it one of the world’s best white water expeditions.

Overview

Starting in Kathmandu, we take an internal flight or drive to Biratnagar, located in the far southeast of the country. After that, we take a private bus to Basantapur, located in the Tehrathum region, where we camp overnight. On the day following the arrival at the base camp, we start our awe-inspiring trek to Dobhan through the Taplejung region in eastern Nepal. Our journey starts in Dobhan, from where we enjoy a relaxing day on a remote river beach or an optional trek to explore local villages. The Tamur is best explored between October and November and from February to May. In addition, you have the option of returning by private bus or internal flight to Kathmandu.

Tamur River Rafting Itinerary:

The trip is long and includes amazing trekking trails, with rafting as the primary priority.

We will start our trek into the heart of eastern Nepal by trekking for four days via Gupha Pokhari, stopping for lunch and rest while enjoying the views and culture of the local villages on the way. Trek from Milke Danda via Gupha Pokhari to Dovan to begin our rafting trip, where we are surrounded by stunning mountain views, including Mount Everest, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga. Porters will carry most of our gear, including kayaks and rafts. Camp is made.

We start our white water adventure at Dovan. Your expedition leader and raft guide will give you a detailed safety briefing, and then for the remainder of the day (outside of the lunch break), you're in a turquoise blue class 4 white water paradise.

 

There is no better day to experience Himalayan water than this one. It is large and continuous. We enter the Jungle Corridor, which is a narrow, jungle-clad canyon. Team building techniques are put into action, and when the guide calls out, "all forward," he really means it. Enjoy the rides all day and camp at the amazing God-house.

 

We will see more of the same, including the notorious GOD'S house rapid, then spend some relaxing time at the Seti Dovan.

 

There's still more action ahead! Don't give up! You are experiencing the best of western adventures on yet another day of a great adventure with breathtaking scenery and camping in Jamuna Village.

 

As this is a very remote area for white water rafting, the starting and ending points are not mentioned since we will be passing through villages and observing wildlife that is unique to this area the whole day.

 

As it is a remote area for white water rafting, no specific places are mentioned. We have managed the day as a rest day to enjoy the beach life or to trek to the local villages, where you will always find people who are so welcoming and enthusiastic.

 

From Rai Ghat to Bander Ghat, rafting takes approximately 6 hours. However, the experience does not end there. After Sap Su Khola, there is a rapid with the greatest drop, and the rapid is filled with 'holes,' 'eddies,' and churning 'stopper waves' that demand teamwork and hard paddling.

 

Our rafting excursion for the day runs from Bander Ghat to Bonjur Ghat for approximately 6 hours. We take to the rapids again, active all morning and eager for the lunch break. After emerging from the Mardheku gorge, the river is less agitated after being enclosed between steep cliffs and gorges.

The 16th day of the tour takes us from Bonjur Ghat to Barachhatra. The rafting is approximately six hours in water mixed with fun-filled rapids along with calm water floating.

 

The final day of the rafting takes us to Chatara, where we conclude the tiring yet thrilling couple of weeks. Afterward, we travel to Biratnagar in order to fly back to Kathmandu.

 

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the Tamur River that is safe and interesting. Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients. The matter of safety while rafting is also taken very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for 17 days at the Tamur River.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook and Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

 

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Rafting Tour in the Marshyangdi River

Nepal is a nation filled with adventurous locations and gorgeous mountains, rivers, and lakes. A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the river and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners. Several grades of whitewater rafting trips are available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine the Marshyangdi River rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks or the nearby trekking locations for those interested in a long day’s expedition. Please get in touch with us here at Pokhara Info if you have any questions about rafting in Nepal. We will provide you with the best options and packages. 

About Marshyangdi                                           

According to regional surveys, the Marshyangdi River is one of the most enraged rivers in Nepal and one of the biggest whitewater rivers in the world. This is one of the world’s best grade 4 rafting rivers with continuous, invigorating whitewater and breathtaking mountain vistas. The landscape is majestic, with every curve of the river revealing panoramic views of some of the world’s tallest mountains.

On this voyage, you will experience a vigorous escapade on one light hiking day and five intensive days of rafting. Newly opened to commercial rafting (many rapids are yet to be named), the Marshyangdi is one of the most precipitous rivers in Nepal, with a much more abundant quantity of rapids. The Annapurna region’s raging river, which winds its way off the north side of the Annapurna range, is sheer, professional, and one not to be underestimated! This remarkable whitewater adventure has some of the most thrilling rapids in the world and breathtaking views of virgin terrain. With multiple days of challenging, exciting, and never-ending crystal clear rapids, it is no wonder that this trip has been one of the most successful.

Overview of the Trip

Getting to Nagdi or Bhulbhule, the put-in spots for Marshyandi River Rafting is about a 5- or 6-hour drive west of Kathmandu by our private van. The ride from Nagdi will take around 2 hours with porters carrying all the rafting gear, etc. Riding from Pokhara can also be arranged. The 35 km of river activity takes two days to reach Bimal Nagar’s endpoint.

The Marshyangdi River is an excellent option for those desiring a more intense rafting experience and is more suitable for those who have had previous rafting experience. The half-day hike adds to the uniqueness of this tour. The Marshyandi River is an impressive combination of scenery and adventure. Rafting/kayaking on the Marshyandi River is regarded as a top whitewater adventure.

Marsyangdi Rafting Itinerary

Take advantage of your time to explore some of the city's greatest cultural and historical heritages. Enjoy your time to the fullest and prepare for your rafting by buying some of the essential equipment. Upon reaching Khudi, the equipment is cast, and we embark on a short hike. We then head to Bhulbhule, where a camp is set up that affords magnificent views of the Himalayas. We then stay the night in Bhulbhule.

On this day, you will begin by trekking to the put-in point, Ngadi. The sights and sounds on this hike are impressive. After an energizing lunch, the action will get underway. Marsyangdi is full of fun and spills, anyone who has paddled it will tell you. Several rapids kick off the expedition as soon as it starts. Rapids, Instant Karma, Twinkie, Adrenaline, etc., are indescribable thrills. The river will punish you with a whack down if any mistake is made. At Khudi, we set up our campsite on the river bank. We stay in Khudi overnight.

Each day the river gets bigger, so the ride is more jarring, and more maneuvering must be done. The area is surrounded by a jungle dense with greenery, and the boat lurches through gorges. After five hours of fun, getting off the rapids and ravines is followed by a stop for lunch at a sandy shore. Thereafter, rafters continue their adventures in the marshyangdi waters and camp before the middle marshyangdi hydro dam on one of the many artistic and plentiful sandy beaches of Middle Marshyangdi.

Firstly, we are moving to Paundi, which is behind the Dam. As a result of the dam being in the way, we end up with a crack in the river, and all supplies are transported to a different point. A pleasant excursion ends at Turture, although those wishing to continue further down have the option of an arbitrary fifth day.

The next put-in spot is at Paundi, from were another three hours of rafting begins against Class III rapids. This thrilling trip ends at Paundi. Turture to Bimalnagar is a delightful picturesque float without rapids today. The day brings an end to our rafting expedition.

It's time to say goodbye to Nepal. Enjoy your last moments of the trip in Kathmandu, whether it is breakfast in a café, a stroll through the city, or a shopping souvenir of Nepal.  

When you Plan for a Rafting Trip with Pokhara Info:

  • Cost includes:

    • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
    • Three meals per day throughout the Trek(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    • Accommodation in lodges and tea houses during the trek.
    • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
    • Trekking Guide and a porter (Shared by two clients) with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
    • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
    • First Aid kit.
    • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
    • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
    • All needed government tax/vat.

    Cost excludes

    • International Airfare.
    • Your travel insurance.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
    • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
    • Tips for Guide and Porters

    Note

    The itinerary mentioned above is the general plan arranged by Pokhara Info. The above itinerary is only a guideline; it might change due to availability of lodging and campsites, fluctuating weather conditions, unforeseen political, trail, and environmental, or any other factors beyond our control. After consulting with the group, your trek leader will decide the best way to reach a final decision if this occurs.

    If the itinerary is unsuitable for you, please let us know, and we will customize it. We will be able to make changes to the itinerary if clients want to do so.

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the Marshyangdi River that are safe and interesting as Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients; the matter of safety while rafting is also taken very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for 5 to 9 days at the Marshyangdi River.

Which are the most suitable months for rafting in Nepal?

The best time to go rafting is between September and early December and between March and early June. Whitewater rafting is most popular in October. With proper precaution, the Trishuli, Seti, and a few other rivers are good for rafting, even in monsoon season.

When was rafting started in Nepal?

About 100 Nepalese were trained in 1976 to become rafting agents, and some of them started their own firms. In 1989, the Government recognized the Nepal Association of Rafting Agents. 

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. I hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

                              

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The Paragliding Experience in Nepal

Nepal is a top travel destination for tourists and adventure lovers alike. But if you’ve been considering visiting Nepal for a while, but have no idea what to do here, then fret not. The gorgeous hills and mountains, along with luscious forests and mini pockets of adventure-oriented places, make a visit to various places of Nepal uniquely exciting.

You will not find a wider range of activities in Pokhara than anywhere else in Nepal. Therefore, if you want to experience most of the exciting activities in Nepal without traveling a lot, this is the place to be. Furthermore, the variety of activities in Pokhara valley, including rafting, hiking, cycling, boating, Paragliding from Sarangkot, chartered flights, sightseeing, and bungee jumping, might seem overwhelming even for regular travelers.

However, among all these exciting, if I had to choose a personal favorite, I’d definitely go with Paragliding from the famous Sarangkot hill. Despite Sarangkot’s monopoly on Paragliding activities, the experience of Paragliding in the sky of Pokhara via Sarangkot is rarely matched by any other activity. To add to that, despite trying most of the things available in Nepal, Paragliding has been my favorite for a long time.

The Excitement of Paragliding

It might make sense to wonder why you ought to consider partaking in Paragliding over bungee jumping or boating, among the countless options for passing your Time. But, the whole experience of getting ready for Paragliding and the thrill and rush after the event can’t be explained by words.

However, for conversation’s sake, here are a few reasons opting for Paragliding can be much better than the other alternatives. 

  • It is impossible to compare the thrill and adrenaline rush you experience during a takeoff from the ground.
  • As you’re flying through the sky, you’re greeted by fresh air hitting your face, giving you a sense of living life on the edge.
  • While it may seem dangerous, Paragliding is actually one of the safest sporting activities in the air, thanks to the reverse parachute, multiple safety belts, and a guide’s seat.
  • You’d probably feel more comfortable Paragliding than you are right now sitting in your chair.
  • Several benefits of Paragliding include increasing self-confidence and decreasing stress.
  • Taking part in Paragliding improves balance and strengthens the core, and you are never likely to get hurt by an equipment malfunction.

Apart from all these excellent benefits, Paragliding in Sarangkot offers much more entertainment to foreigners or people within Nepal.

The popularity of Paragliding in Nepal 

As far as Paragliding in Nepal is concerned, only Pokhara offers a variety of packages that can compete with world-class standards as compared to any other location. In this accord, you could say that Pokhara has monopoly control over Paragliding in Nepal. However, in spite of that, security and professionalism in the paragliding industry have been increasing yearly, making it a top destination for thrill-seekers at home and abroad.

More precisely, the beautiful hill of Sarangkot is the primary location in Pokhara, home to all paragliding activities in Nepal. The best part of Paragliding in Pokhara is flying through the skies like a bird while enjoying the breathtaking mountain scenery. Paragliding in Pokhara is unique because it combines adventure, mountains, and hawks with the valley’s scenic and natural beauty.

Preparing for Paragliding

Seeing the wonders of Pokhara and flying through the air may tempt you to try it out for yourself. If you do so, you will enjoy an activity that few other people experience. Nevertheless, oblivious people may find getting to Sarangkot and negotiating a good deal on a paragliding package difficult. Thus, here are some tips and guides to help you get the most out of your paragliding journey.

Getting There

You need to get to Pokhara wherever you are, whether in Nepal or abroad. Foreigners require a Nepali visa in order to enter Nepal. You can now use one of Nepal’s many public transportation options to reach Pokhara. If your city has a local airport, you may be able to book a flight to Pokhara for more comfort.

Once in Pokhara, we suggest you book a hotel room on Lakeside Street and enjoy the lively evening while strolling by the shore of Phewa Taal. To witness one of the gorgeous sunrises in Pokhara, you better reach Sarangkot hill before sunrise the next day. You can book a cab to get to the top of the hill. 

Prices

Afterward, we can get on with our activity of the day. There are multiple paragliding organizers and guide available in Sarangkot. There may be slight fluctuations in price depending on the season and the guide team you choose, though the price is mostly fixed.

Among the popular and best parachute tours in Pokhara, you can do Open Sky Paragliding, Himalayan Mountain Overview Paragliding, Sunrise Paragliding, Flying Buddha Paragliding, Sky Adventure Paragliding, and Team 5 Nepal Paragliding.

Paragliding Types

Mini Package: The 20 to 30-minute paraglide is the cheaper option among the two. Usually, such a flight would cost a Nepali individual anywhere between 6500 to 9000 rupees or around $60 to $90. However, the price for the same flight for a foreigner is $10 to $20 higher.

Longer Package: The longer flight option is 45 to 60 minutes. Usually, such a flight would cost a Nepali individual anywhere between 10,000 to 11500 rupees or around $95 to $115. Similarly, the price for the same flight for a foreigner can be $10 to $20 higher than for a Nepali national.

The package mentioned above includes the following perks as well

  • Cost of the activity
  • Photo and Video
  • Government taxes and fees are included
  • Insurance

Paragliding packages include pickup and drop off from and to your hotel. However, you can opt as you wish.

Additional Activities

Despite the obvious activity of Paragliding, you can experience much more on this trip.

Sarangkot Cable Car

People can admire the view of mountains, lakes, and green forests of Pokhara while on the recently opened Sarangkot Cable car service. In eight minutes, the rope car will transport passengers almost 2.3 km from Sadibagar on the Fewa Lake to Sarangkot.

Hawk/Eagle Feeding

During your paragliding session, you may enjoy having an eagle on your arm or shoulder. If you wish, the guide can arrange for some meat to bring along with you. When you’re on flying at a certain elevation and an eagle spots the meat, it will come to stand on your arm. Photograph this event to cherish for years to come.

Best Time to enjoy Paragliding

Among the twelve months of the year, the autumn season is from September to December, and the spring months of February to May are the Best Time. These transitional seasons from monsoon to winter and vice versa, offer pleasant weather with a clear sky that’ll compliment your day out.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, one of the world’s top five commercial tandem paragliding destinations, Paragliding in Pokhara, is a great place for beginners and regulars. It is affordable compared to other parts of the world, and they’ve been paragliding here for over 20 years. I hope you, too, get to experience such amazing activity soon.

 

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Rafting Trip in the SunKoshi River

A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the River and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners thanks to rivers like Sunkoshi, Seti, and Karnali. Several grades of whitewater rafting trips are available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine a SunKoshi and Karnali rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks for those interested in a long day’s expedition. If you have any inquiries about rafting in Nepal, don’t hesitate to contact us. We will provide you with the best options and packages.

Overview

Rafting on the Sunkoshi River will be very exciting indeed, as we can view the fascinating scenery as the water passes through the beautiful gorges. The River is referred to as the “river of gold” for a reason. Through the Mahabharata Range Mountains, the River flows from the Himalayas to eastwards in Nepal through the great valley. The River fulfills the significant demand for water in many parts of eastern Nepal through its tributaries.

Sunkoshi River rafting is one of the most benign activities in the world. With each increase in distance, the rafting becomes bigger and bigger. Our rafts will take us further down the Sunkoshi River, which becomes bigger after it confluences with numerous tributaries. Getting to the Sunkoshi River will be both interesting and tiring since we have to trek through remote regions and stay at tented camps for several nights, but you can expect the interesting parts to be visible while hiking and enjoy them to the fullest.

Rafting Tour

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the Sunkoshi River that is safe and interesting. Because Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients, the matter of safety while you must also take rafting very seriously, it will be fun and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for nine days at the Sunkoshi River.

On our way to the Ratemate, we will take the river raft to cross three rapids and then spend the night at a campsite near Dolalghat. The rafting towards the Ratemate will be exciting, crossing three rapids.

We may enjoy the stunning scenery while overcoming the hardships of the rushing River as we raft from Ratemate to Harkapur. At Harkapur, we will spend the night in a tent camp after rafting for perhaps 4 to 5 hours.

Our two-day rafting trip begins from Harkapur. We will raft for four hours following the flow of the River and then sleep at the tented camp the next night. We will enjoy the evening at the tent camp along with a bonfire if you wish for a relaxing evening.

Following the previous day, we will continue our rafting through the fast-flowing River for another four hours until we reach Rasuaghat. We will spend our night in a tented camp.

We will raft from Rasuaghat, following the flow of the River and challenging any obstacles that we encounter. Rafting is thrilling, challenging, and river-based. There will be about four rapids on our rafting expedition. On the sand along the Sunkoshi River, we'll set up camp in a tent for the night.

After breakfast, we will resume our rafting trip on the second morning. During the rafting trip, we will challenge the river flow to reach the destination of today. We will raft through the big dipper and will rest at the tented camp at the sand beach of the River for the night.

The rafting trip to the Chatara will take only about two hours today, and you will spend the rest of the time visiting and exploring the region. We will spend our night sleeping at the Chatara after spending the day rafting and exploring the surrounding areas during the leisure time we have.

Our journey back to Kathmandu will begin in Chatara. We will drive several hours on the main trail and see the roadside settlements of the local people along the way. After roughly nine days of rafting down the Sunkoshi River, you can enjoy a night in Kathmandu with your friends.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

FAQs

Which are the most suitable months for rafting in Nepal?

The best time to go rafting is between September and early December and between March and early June. Whitewater rafting is most popular in October. With proper precaution, the Sunkoshi River is good for rafting even in monsoon season.

When was rafting started in Nepal?

About 100 Nepalese were trained in 1976 to become rafting agents, and some of them started their own firms. In 1989, the Government recognized the Nepal Association of Rafting Agents. 

Where can I get the local currency for personal expenditure during the trip?

The banks and money exchanges are the two best places to exchange foreign currencies. Money exchanges also offer a legitimate service, and you can exchange cash at your hotel if it is small amounts. Kathmandu offers money exchange facilities. Money changers are located primarily in Thamel. Prices are often displayed on boards in the front of the stores. The Nepali Rupee is the official currency of Nepal.

Furthermore, When you are ready to start your Nepal trekking adventure, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal and thank you for visiting!

 

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Tamakoshi River Rafting

Nepal is a nation filled with adventurous locations and gorgeous mountains, rivers, and lakes. A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the river and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners. Several grades of whitewater rafting trips are available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine the Tamakoshi River rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks or the nearby trekking locations for those interested in a long day’s expedition. Please get in touch with us here at Pokhara Info if you have any questions about rafting in Nepal. We will provide you with the best options and packages. 

About Tamakoshi

In the vicinity of 7181m, the glaciers of Mount Gaurishankar feed the Tse Rolpa Lake, from which the Tamakoshi River originates. The Tama Koshi River is a perennial river fed by snow and glaciers and is a tributary to the Sun Koshi River, which is, in turn, a tributary to the Koshi River. As far as thrilling adventure goes, Tamakoshi River Rafting takes the biscuit. The Tamakoshi rafting is an extremely difficult rafting trip more suitable for experienced rafters.

Kayaking and rafting in the Tamakoshi start from a bridge along the road to Jiri called Busti. The upper reaches of the Tamakoshi River are in the Tibetan Himalayas. There are various major tributaries of the river, such as Astonishing Rolwaling, Jugu, Gumu, Singati, Tineku, Charang, Gopi, Andheri, Khare, Jhyaku, Dholti, Maren, Milti, Khimti. The Tamakoshi River (Copper River) holds a volume almost double that of Bhote Koshi, which makes it an extremely challenging river to raft on. It is generally considered rafting only for those who have a good understanding of the technicalities of sturdy water.

This river is considered dangerous as it is far from the main trekking routes and away from the main trekking routes, but it is still a challenging whitewater challenge. Rafting and kayaking are both popular activities on this river. There might only be a few numbers of people who enjoy rafting on this river. This is a high-risk rafting spot and is not recommended for beginners. However, if you are an experienced rafter, you can test your skills here.

Tamakhosi Rafting Itinerary

Kathmandu and Dolakha Districts are two districts that are separated by 70km of aerial distance and 148.8 km of highway distance. You can easily take taxis or take public transport to get to Dolakha while enjoying the scenic beauty of the route.

You will be able to see perfect mountain panoramas from the Rolwaling and Khumbu areas when we reach the put-in. This is an incredible drive through villages, and if the weather cooperates, you will be able to see Ganesh Himal, Langtang, etc. The rafting equipment will be ready for you in a matter of minutes. Ask questions and enlarge your horizons. And let the thrill begin.

The second day starts with a quick breakfast and packs up (about 9-10 a.m.), and you run your grade 4-5 rapid again. You will have a second chance to show how well you can handle that class 4-5 rapid. You get to enjoy most of the rafting of the trip on the second day. Lunch is served on the river, and we continue down the river until the take-out point at Dolalghat Bazaar, around 3 to 4 p.m.

After the exciting trip, we can either take the bus or fly back to Kathmandu. You can also choose from many other adventures in Nepal, like bungee jumping, peak climbing, and much more. We wish you the best as you conclude your journey to Nepal. Relish your final moments in Kathmandu, whether they're breakfast in a cafe, strolling around, or shopping for mementos.

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the TamaKoshi River that is safe and interesting. As Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients, the matter of safety while rafting is also taken very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for 5 to 7 days at the Tama Koshi River.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Which are the most suitable months for rafting in Nepal?

The best time to go rafting is between September and early December and between March and early June. Whitewater rafting is most popular in October. With proper precaution, the Trishuli, Seti, and a few other rivers are good for rafting even in monsoon season.

When was rafting started in Nepal?

About 100 Nepalese were trained in 1976 to become rafting agents, and some of them started their own firms. In 1989, the Government recognized the Nepal Association of Rafting Agents. 

Where can I get the local currency for personal expenditure during the trip?

The banks and money exchanges are the two best places to exchange foreign currencies. Money exchanges also offer a legitimate service, and you can exchange cash at your hotel if it is small amounts. Kathmandu offers money exchange facilities. Money changers are located primarily in Thamel. Prices are often displayed on boards in the front of the stores. The Nepali Rupee is the official currency of Nepal.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal and thank you for visiting!

 

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Rafting Tour in Trishuli and Kali Gandaki

A rafting trip through Nepal’s numerous world-class rivers is a fun and exciting adventure. You can enjoy a day’s rafting or choose a trip that allows you to camp on the river and explore the surrounding culture and geography. Nepal is considered a paradise for river runners. Several grades of whitewater rafting trips are available to suit any interest or preference.

Among the best places to white water raft, Nepal has some of the world’s wildest and most spectacular rivers. Beautiful mountains, exhilarating white water rapids, warm water, and fascinating cultural experiences are what make Nepal one of the world’s top rafting destinations.

You can combine a Sun Koshi and Karnali rafting trip with a wildlife safari tour in nearby National Parks for those interested in a long day’s expedition. Please get in touch with us here at Pokhara Info if you have any questions about rafting in Nepal. We will provide you with the best options and packages.

Trishuli Rafting

Visitors to Nepal often want to go rafting because of the rivers that originate from the high mountains and flow with the great currents. These rivers are some of the best rafting rivers in the world. Located just three hours away from Kathmandu, the Trishuli River is one of Nepal’s most popular places to raft. Its scenic beauty and the best rafting experience make Trishuli rafting one of Nepal’s most popular rafting rivers.

It will be fun and equally thrilling to raft on the Trishuli River with the views of the gorgeous forest, gorgeous surroundings, wildlife, and the white water. The huge waves and the striking waters of the river will be an unforgettable experience for you and your friends. During the monsoon season, the water flow will be fast at the river, so the rafting experience at the river will vary from season to season. The flow of the water at the river will directly relate to the season and rainfall.

Overview of the Trishuli Rafting

On the Trishuli River overnight rafting trip, we will set up our camps at the banks of the river. Riding rafts on different rivers in Nepal will be quite a fun experience. We will raft the Trishuli River for several hours, and then we will travel back to Kathmandu on the main road to Kathmandu, or we can make our way towards Chitwan, viewing the picturesque surroundings. However, it is totally up to you whether you wish to travel back to Kathmandu or head on to enjoy the Kaligandaki rafting via Pokhara subsequently or even visit Chitwan, as mentioned earlier.

On the next day, we will struggle with the challenging water flow on the Trishuli River. After an hour of rafting, we will reach Mugling. Once we've had our fill of rafting, we will return to Kathmandu, depending on the package you choose, on the same trail for several hours. 

Kali Gandaki Rafting

Due to the fast-moving water and the magnificent scenery, rafting on the Kali Gandaki River is one of Nepal’s most exciting rafting experiences. In this context, rafting on the Kaligandaki River is also exciting from the point of view of sightseeing because we will be able to see the magnificent Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna. You can reach this after a drive of about 3 hours from Pokhara.

As we trek along the beautiful river at Kaligandaki, we’ll be able to view the high mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himalchuli, etc. As we trek to the Kali Gandaki River, we will pass through remote regions, changing the trek to an extended or short trek. In addition to passing through deep gorges, this beautiful river will also pass through glorious waterfalls, jungles, and the traditional and cultural villages and localities of Magar and Chhetri. Rafting on the Kaligandaki River is a bit risky, though. Rafters thus have to carry several things to ensure their safety, but Pokhara Info is always vigilant for their safety.

Overview of the Kali Gandaki Rating Tour

Rafting on the Kaligandaki River will be an exciting experience right from the beginning as we enter the fast-flowing waves of the river. There are several grades of rafting on the Kaligandaki River. A grade of III or IV is generally given to the rafting on the Kaligandaki River because there are lots of black stones on the river. We can spend several days exploring the Kali Gandaki River to learn more about the region.

All in all, Pokhara Info’s crew members will make rafting on the Kali Gandaki River an adventure as well as safe.

In the morning, we will have breakfast at the tented camp before beginning our rafting trip to the Modi Khola. While rafting on the fast-flowing river, we will enjoy the magnificent views of Annapurna Peak (8091m) and Himalchuli Peak (7893m). Having rafted all day on the river, we will retire to a tented camp at Purti Ghat for the night.

The final day of rafting at the Kaligandaki River will be from Purti Ghat. After breakfast and rafting the river for several hours, we will walk through the villages of the areas settled by different groups of people following their own culture and traditions before returning to Pokhara. We conclude the trip as we return back to Pokhara, where we will spend the night. 

Pokhara Info organizes several procedures for rafting along the Trishuli and Kali Gandaki River that are safe and interesting as Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients. The matter of safety while rafting is also taken very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the remote regions of that part of Nepal to raft for two days at the Trishuli River and three days at Kali Gandaki.

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

  • International Airfare.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
  • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
  • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or what to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. I hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

 

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The Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour in Nepal

It’s no wonder Nepal is a top traveling destination for tourists, adventurers, and nature lovers alike. The incredible beauty of Nepal provides travelers with heavenly experiences without having to visit heaven itself. However, suppose you’re planning to travel to Nepal soon or are originally from the country. In that case, you may be surprised to know all the places you can go to experience the best out-of-doors experiences in the South-Asian region. Furthermore, activities such as paragliding, ultralight flight, cycling tour, and sightseeing add to the country’s beauty.  

About

If you want to enjoy Nepal’s hills and mountains, one of the best things to do is to organize a cycling trip with friends or family. Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour is a trip into the countryside of Nepal’s city-periphery. It showcases the beauty of Nepal’s rural areas, which are embellished with natural beauty.

During your Tour to Dhulikhel, when you navigate the lush tracks stretching across the city circumference and venture into the mostly-pastoral routes, you will be charmed by the tranquility of village life and the lush surroundings. As a consequence, it is difficult to feel rejuvenated while surrounded by the noise and traffic of the city. But a cycling trip into the tame wilderness outside the city is the ideal way to refresh and relax. Discover the famous destinations of Nepal that can be reached quite easily from the capital. Experience the natural beauty of the woodlands and mountainous terrains outside the city. Refresh your senses amid the fresh air of Nepal’s hilly regions.

Overview

Nagarkot, one of Nepal’s most popular hiking destinations near Kathmandu, is a major highlight of the Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour. Nagarkot has become one of Nepal’s most popular hiking destinations as a former royal retreat for the country’s royal family. While riding through the tracks at Nagarkot, you will have the opportunity to see the Himalayas off in the distance. It is an absolutely beautiful destination, blessed with an undisturbed natural landscape and a Himalayan tapestry as its natural art. Moreover, the view from Nagarkot’s view tower is known for its breathtaking views of sunrise and sunset amidst the mountain peaks. Besides the natural beauty, you’ll be riding along the captivating shadows of the Himalayas.

Similarly, Dhulikhel is another feature of the Tour. By bike, you will witness an absolutely stunning Himalayan panorama as you ride to the edge of Dhulikhel hill. As you pedal your way along the verdant landscape, you will catch glimpses of prominent mountain peaks, including the Langtang Lirung, the Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar, and Melungtse. Cycling along the temple-lined streets of Dhulikhel’s village will also give you a taste of Dhulikhel’s Newari ambiance. Thus, the Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour blends together the natural beauty of the hill enclaves of Nepal and the cultural and religious treasures that this country has to offer. In addition, it’s a wonderful way to enjoy the view of the distant mountains from a very intimate setting.

Nagarkot Dhulikhel Cycling Tour Itinerary

Pokhara Info organizes several events for cycling along the Dhulikhel-Nagarkot area that is thrilling and interesting. 

As Pokhara Info’s main objective is to provide the highest level of safety and enjoyment for its clients, we take the matter of safety while cycling very seriously. However, it will surely be a fun experience and full of exploration around the countryside of that part of Nepal, cycling for 2 to 4 days at Dhulikhel.

As we travel from Nagarkot to Namobuddha, you will have the opportunity to cycle through stunning natural scenery and quaint villages. It is a great adventure that allows you to get a sense of the country's rural atmosphere and ethnic culture. The trail from Nagarkot cuts through remote villages with a small number of ups and downs. Tropical vegetation and hilly woodlands adorn the pathway, offering an enjoyable journey. The trail also offers views of the Himalayas.

Our route will also take us through Nala, Banepa, and Dhulikhel. We will have lunch in Dhulikhel and then proceed towards Namobuddha, an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is known for its legend about a spoiled prince who sacrificed himself to a tiger and her cubs, who hailed him as the New Buddha and adorned the site with his name. From Dhulikhel, the trail ascends uphill through lush forests. We will spend the night at a hotel in Dhulikhel.

 

Our journey takes us on mostly flat, paved roads to Balthali. This is a traditional village boasting ancient sculptures, buildings, and innumerable temples. The verdant farms and lush green environments that decorate our journey provide a pleasant experience. Furthermore, Balthali is situated behind the forests of Panauti, a fact that lends it a sense of ethereal natural beauty and makes it a popular, naturally, and culturally opulent destination that one can easily reach from Kathmandu.

Upon arriving in the village, you will find that it is a charming farmstead surrounded by green rice terraces, green hills, and faint shadows of the Himalayan peaks to the north. We will have lunch here and then head back before riding to Khopasi. After that, we will travel by private vehicle to Kathmandu. 

 

When you choose the Pokhara info cycling package for the Dhulikhel Nagarkot cycling tour, the package includes:

Cost includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transport via private Car/Van/Bus.
  • Three meals per day throughout the Trip(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Accommodation during the trek.
  • Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B.
  • Guide and a porter with Insurance, food, and accommodations.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu or Pokhara valley with a car and tour guide
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking permit (Conservation fee).
  • TIMS card (Trekking information management system) is like a permit.
  • All needed government tax/vat.

Cost excludes:

    • International Airfare.
    • Your travel insurance.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 50 for 30 days and US$ 30 for 15 days; you should get a visa open your arrival)
    • Any kind of drinks, items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, missing meal, WIFI Porters, etc.
    • Tips for Guide and Porters

After you’ve enjoyed the thrilling and joyful cycling experience, you can choose whether to visit other beautiful places in Nepal or head back home. No matter what you choose, we hope you have a fantastic time.

We can accommodate group tours for this trip; however, you may also opt for a private tour according to your liking. We can arrange private trips at any time of the year at any date of your choosing. Please let us know what your preferred travel dates are so that we can accommodate you.

Finally, When you are ready to start adventures in Nepal, it is time to begin thinking about what to pack. If you are ready to book but aren’t sure when is the best time to trek or where to stay in, Pokhara Info has got you covered. You can figure out these queries through our site. We can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites. Hope you have a good time in Nepal, and thank you for visiting!

 

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The Thrill of Bungee Jumping In Nepal

While visiting Nepal, one should definitely consider attempting a bungee jump. Like paragliding, skydiving, whitewater rafting, and trekking, bungee jumping is an adventure everyone should try at least once. The thrill of jumping into thin air gets the heart racing for adventure junkies as well as average thrill seekers. Bungee jumping is known as one of the most adrenaline-pumping sports.

As mentioned earlier, If you’re looking for the best bungee jump of your life, visit Nepal, a country famous for its mountain climbing culture. Bungee Jumping is an adventure in which you don’t need any special training or specific preparation. All you need is to book your Jump and enjoy the adventure.

Among Nepal’s three Bungee Jumping locations, one is at Bhotekoshi, another at Pokhara, and a third is at Kusma. You can either enjoy all three or pick one location for the Jump.

You decide! If you, too, are interested in Bungee Jumping, be ready for some of the most thrilling experiences you can enjoy. Here at Pokhara Info, we can arrange a suitable Bungee Jumping tour, including transportation to and from your chosen location.

Favorable time for Bungee Jumping

There are no restrictions on bungee jumping in Nepal throughout the year, but it halts in the rainy season. The most favorable time to go bungee jumping in Nepal is between March-May and September-November when the weather is dry and cool. You should avoid bungee jumping during the monsoon season, regardless of whether the tour company offers it.

Bungee Jumping Locations in Nepal

Bhote Koshi

The first ever bungee jumping activity was in Nepal’s Bhote Koshi gorge. And now, it is one of the biggest and most famous spots for bungee jumping worldwide. It is located near the border of Tibet from Nepal and has a height of 160 meters above sea level.

In addition, it is one of the highest bungee jumping sites in Nepal and the world. Surrounding the Jump is the Bhote Koshi River, which will add to the entertainment. 

The Jump takes place from Nepal’s longest suspension bridge which NZ’s famous Bungee consultant designed. Doesn’t it seem amazing? It should and is done under the supervision of experienced operators, ensuring that you have a perfect jumping experience. In addition to giving you a heart-thumping experience, it also ensures your safety.

Get ready to experience the world’s highest bungee jumping in Nepal. You’ll feel a drop in your heartbeat just by looking down. Thus, during the Jump, start counting from 5 and Jump. There is nothing quite like this Jump in the world.

Aside from the jaw-dropping views, you can get very close to the crystal clear river below. You will experience bliss and feel as if you’re flying in heaven.

Reaching the Bhote Koshi Gorge

The Bungee Jumping location at the Bhote Koshi Gorge is located 12 kilometers from the Nepal-Tibet border. It can take around 3 to 4 hours to reach the exact location if you are traveling from Kathmandu. You will also travel via the Araniko highway. When you cross the famous friendship bridge, you will arrive at the suspension bridge where you will jump.

Pokhara

Nepal’s Pokhara is one of the most famous destinations for indulging in the most adventurous activities. From paragliding to zipping flying to trekking, Pokhara offers it all. Bungee jumping was added to the list in 2014 and quickly became Pokhara’s most popular adventure.

It is known as the Watertouching Jump since you get to touch a pond below the jumping point. It is an incredible experience you must have at least once in your lifetime.

In the Kaski district, an artificial pond is 20 meters deep and is located next to a steel cliff from which you will jump. The cliff is 80 meters high, and 30 to 40 people can participate in the activity in a single day.

The view of the surroundings is truly mesmerizing, adding to your adrenaline rush once you jump into the water below. Once you touch the water below, you will feel your heart pound like never before.

Whether you jump from the cliff with a friend or alone, you will have a mind-blowing experience. After jumping from the cliff, you will float for a while, then splash into the water below. Upon completion of the Jump and the trip, you will be picked up by a boat and returned back. Nonetheless, the experience will leave you breathless!

Reaching Hemja, Pokhara

It would take around 20 minutes to reach the jumping spot from the Pokhara lakeside. Once you arrive at the lakeside, take a cab, and you will be at the jumping spot in no time.

Jumping in Kushma, Parbat

There is arguably no better place in Nepal to experience bungee jumping than Kusma, located in the Parbat district, the second-highest and number one jumping spot in the world. If you want an exhilarating experience, you definitely can’t miss booking your Kusma bungee jump.

The Cliff Nepal operates and maintains the Bungee at Kusma, which has a height of 228 meters, and the Canyon Swing at Kushma, the world’s tallest swing. The Canyon Swing height is 748 feet or 228 meters. The Jump price for an individual can lie within the range of 6 to 10 thousand rupees. 

The official website offers you the option to book your Bungee Jump. But in most cases, Bungee Jump bookings are handled by local firms who already have the experience. Here at Pokhara Info, you don’t need to worry about the booking date.

Bungee Jumping Tips and Tricks

  • Do not hesitate to inquire about any questions you have. Your instructor is a trained professional who knows how to handle any emergency situation. Doing a double jump with two people strapped together is possible if you’re too scared for your first Jump but still want to participate.
  • Many tour companies offer a water dunk. Your head goes under the water for a few seconds just before you’re pulled out. As exciting as it sounds, it’s not recommended for beginners. In just a few seconds after being sunk in the water, You must pull your body up with a lot of calculations.
  • You’ll feel free, and your experience will be doubled when you scream and let the wind carry your fear away.
  • As soon as possible, get to the spot to avoid the line.
  • It’s important to feel well before jumping, as gravity plays a role. Don’t overeat or eat something substantial before you jump, and don’t empty your tummy either. That can make your stomach sick, throwing you up in the middle of the Jump.
  • In case you have asthma, a history of a leg injury, or high blood pressure, then you should consult your doctor before attempting bungee jumping. People suffering from spinal or neck injuries, heart problems, or pregnant women may be at risk.
  • There’s a comfort rule when doing extreme sports. A t-shirt and shorts/pants are great choices. A dress or skirt can make things awkward. It is not recommended to wear anything too tight or too loose during extreme sports.
  • Travelers who are pregnant are advised to avoid it.

Age Limit

Jumpers must be over 18 years old, but their parents or guardians must accompany anybody under 18 to sign the waiver.

Finally, Bungee Jumping prices may vary depending on time and situation. Therefore, we request that you contact us through email, phone number, or social media chat for detailed costs.

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Tour of the Beautiful Godawari Botanical Garden

Godawari Botanical Garden is a great place for a day trip with nature in Kathmandu. Despite being close to the heavily populated city of Kathmandu. It is often overlooked when we think of places to visit in Kathmandu, even though it is so close to the town.

The drive to the garden from Kathmandu only takes an hour and a half, making it an excellent day trip; however, there are resorts in the area, making it a convenient weekend or overnight trip.

Even in the winter, Nepal’s botanical garden was a peaceful and relaxing escape from the city! After seeing Nepal’s central zoo, my expectations for Nepal’s botanical garden weren’t too high. However, the garden was much better than what I expected.

Overview

The Himalayan landlocked country of Nepal is home to the world’s highest mountains. It also boasts the world’s oldest cities and beautiful forested plains where the regal tigers and the armor-plated greater one-horned rhinoceros roam freely.

Despite being a popular attraction for many people, the botanical gardens are somewhat out of the way for people visiting Nepal on a short trip. Though there are mesmerizing trekking destinations throughout Nepal, the botanical garden can be a good break despite its small scale.

Furthermore, there’s nothing like a walk through a park to get a breath of fresh air without having to drive for hours or walk for long periods of time. 

The facility is well known for a wide variety of activities, including plant conservation, education, research, displays, and recreation. There are 82 hectares with varying topography, of which 40 hectares have been converted into various garden units. Schima-Castanospsis and Alnus dominate the area’s natural evergreen forest.

Getting to the Botanical Garden

As of 2022, a large section of the road is under construction due to widening, so the ride is bumpy. Getting to Godawari is best by private vehicle or hired car. It may be uncomfortable to take a bus, especially since local buses don’t always have shock absorbers to manage the road work.

In addition, it’s extremely dusty, so I wouldn’t recommend taking the buses with their windows open. Also, I wouldn’t recommend taking a motorbike.

Godawari is about 1.5 hours away from Kathmandu’s central business district, though it will be much quicker once the road is widened and black-topped. I’m told this should be completed in a year, which normally means a year and a half in Nepal.

Best time to visit the Garden

Godawari Botanical Garden is open all year round, but it’s best to visit in the spring since it’s a botanical garden. In spring, most plants will be in full bloom, making the visit much more worthwhile. You will also have wonderful weather since it won’t be too cold like during winter or too wet like during summer. In Nepal, spring is from late February to early April.

The Godawari Botanical Garden is usually open from 9 am to 5 pm, except during special events. Unless there’s a special occasion, the garden remains open throughout the week and on weekends. Additionally, the entry price varies depending on whether you are from Nepal, South Asia, or any other country.

However, the entry price depends on your age and nation. This can range from 20 rupees (around 20 cents) to 500 rupees (about $5). Parking costs between Rs 25 and Rs 100, so the entry is not too expensive considering the experience you’ll have.

About the Botanical Garden

The Godawari Botanical Garden (officially known as the National Botanical Garden) is the only botanical garden in Kathmandu. It was established by King Mahendra in 1962 AD. The garden’s design was developed by two British botanists, G.A.C Herklots and Tony Schilling.

Also, working with the Royal Botanical Gardens in the UK, Tony Schillings brought back plants from all over the Himalayas for them to be planted and studied there.

Over 200 acres of the garden are dedicated to cultural, educational, and research purposes. The gardens are not just beautiful to see.

They also have educational centers where local students come to learn about the indigenous plants of Nepal. The Godawari River runs through the garden, giving it its name.

The southern part of Lalitpur is most famous for its Botanical Garden, where you can see numerous types of plants and trees and various birds. It is also a popular hiking destination because of its many wildlife species and large space area.

To Enjoy:

You can see various birds flying around in the botanical garden, and the plants and trees are also beautiful. Among the thematic gardens are arboretums, biodiversity education gardens, conservation and education gardens, coronation ponds, ethnobotanical gardens, etc.

In addition, they have fern gardens, lilies gardens, physic gardens, rock gardens, taxonomic gardens, rose gardens, sand gardens, terrace gardens, tropical gardens, Japanese-style gardens, and VVIP plantation gardens. A total of 1026 plant species can be found in this botanical garden, including angiosperms, gymnosperms, ferns, and others.

Approximately 70 thousand students are among the 400 thousand visitors this botanical garden attracts yearly. As mentioned earlier, students come here on their educational tours. Plant scientists come here to observe living plants. Families and people come here for peace and relaxation to spend their holidays.

Naturalists come here to observe birds and enjoy the greenery, and all kinds of shooting crews come here to shoot videos and films.

Traveling Tips for Visiting the Godawari Botanical Garden

  • As the garden is quite large, walking around and enjoying it takes at least three hours. Be sure to take in all the different experiences available during the trip.
  • It is common for people to enjoy a picnic in the garden or eat a light snack there. I recommend bringing your lunch instead of eating at nearby food stands. However, you can get your lunch from a local restaurant as well.
  • In the summer, I recommend bringing a book and a sitting blanket to read outside on the grass with a view of the garden. You can enjoy a whole day in the sun by finding a nice place to sit.
  • Most Nepalese have only one day off each week, which is Saturday. The place is popular with locals on weekends, so pick a weekday to avoid crowds.

Finally, the botanical garden of Godawari is a great outlet for locals and foreigners looking to unwind from the stressful and busy life in Kathmandu. If you know what to do in Nepal as a foreigner, arranging this trip by yourself would also be ideal; if not, Pokhara Info is here for you.

You can plan for a hike within the confines of the garden or set up a mini picnic tour with your friends and family. Whatever you decide to do, I hope you have an amazing day and enjoy the garden as much as we.