|Activity||River Rafting in Nepal|
|Group size||MIN - 2|
|Best Season||AUTUMN & SPRING|
About the Trip
The Seti River is great for people who are new to the sport of whitewater rafting. It is an easy 2 day raft departing from Damauli, and merging into the Trisuli River by the second day. This trip offers beautiful mountain views of the Annapurna South, Fish-Tail Mountain and Lamjung Himal.
You can have a short trip in the Seti River that offers beautiful mountain views, the tropical forest glance and also unique river passing through two beautiful and Breathtaking scenic areas of Manaslu and Annapurna regions (Something Magical). This River has relatively small volume (just the volume not the current) but blue and warm water and Discovery World Trekking recommend this as an ideal short trip for first-time rafters as well as the professional or previous rafters. Seti is Best River for learning kayak in Kaski district of Nepal as it has a very best character for rafting and all. The water temperature is quite warm, making it a popular choice for winter trips mostly and also for kayak clinics for the course of beginners and advanced as well. After your enjoyable whitewater trip, you have options either to drive or fly back to Kathmandu or to visit the Royal Chitwan National Park or again you can go for the trekking trip in the popular area of Annapurna Circuit for few days, it's all up to you.
12 months of the year, the Seti river is famous for its dazzling scenery in such a beautiful freshwater river along with bird watching, nature glancing and daydreaming in nature. However, during the monsoon, its current is quite rapids proves an exciting test for experienced rafters and kayakers on that season.
Day to Day Itinerary
Drive to Damauli rafting and camp at sarangghat
We drive to Pokhara in the morning and drive to Damauli - 2 hrs approximately, our put-in point. After the rafting is rigged we will set off down the Seti River at the bank of Seti river. We spend the whole day within its forested canyon and around. Travelling by waterways (rafts) is a perfect way to view undisturbed wildlife and feel the nature. When we stop for lunch we have time to explore, Photograph, bird-watch, swim or relax around the crew. Then we'll stay by near the village of Saranghat. Inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generations of service with the Gurkha forces Saranghat(History), is a colourful middle hills village.
- We will set up camp on a spacious beach below the village.
- (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)
Rafting ends at Gaighat then drive to Kathmandu/Chitwan/Pokhara
We'll have breakfast and pack the raft, we will raft down the river. Later we'll encounter the technical rapid grade 3 shortly after the rapid we leave Seti Khola and enter Trisuli River(The river Current Is Mindblowing and definitely something beyond Thrill). Here the middle hills recede and the Terai plain opens before us. we can see twist severe rock formations give away to sandstone and gravel deposited by antecedent rivers (You'll love it). After lunch we have opportunity to visit a unique religious community , Devhgat . Each Year thousands of pilgrims visit the ashram to worship. The rafting ends at Gaighat and drive back to Kathmandu or visit Chitwan National Park (whatever you'll decide we're here to fulfil). In this way, our Seti River Rafting will be over.
What is Included?
- Necessary equipment, high quility self bailing rafts, life jackets, helmets and paddles
- All transport during the rafting.
- Official DWT (government registered and licensed) Expreince Raft guide and supporter.
- All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- First aid medical kits.
- Kitchen crew and tents.
- All necessary paper work, permits.
- All goverments taxes
- Guide/porters: food, lodge, salary, transport, insurance, equipment, etc.
- Round trip ground transportation (by bus)
- Safety kayaker.
What is Excluded?
- Personal clothing and gears.
- All Personal Expenses such as lanundry,telephone calls,bar bills beverage, snacks.
- Travel Insurance.
- Extra shower, battery re-charge etc.