Trisuli River Rafting & Safari
US $750

(TripID #NV-00 114)

Trip Overview

Trishuli is a trans-boundary river and one of the major tributaries of the Narayani river basin in central Nepal, originating in Tibet (China).

Trishuli river rafing is listed is a easier rafting trip that takes you from middle hill region of Nepal to lowlands of Terai (Southern Nepal). The rapids here are smaller except few of grade 3. This trip offers few days of rafting for group and family. Beginners can do this rafting easily.

The trip could last a day or two placing you for about 3-4 hours in the river each day. It concedes at Chitwan, combining it with an exotic wildlife safari and sightseeing tour.

Chitwan National Park (932 sq.km.), also a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of the popular destinations for wildlife safari in Nepal, situated in the Terai region of Nepal.

The Subtropical forest of Chitwan National Park offers a reliable habitat for variety of wildlife & flora. Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned Rhino, Asiatic Elephant, Marsh Crocodile, Wild Boar, Sloth bear and several species of deer including Spotted, Barking, Samber and Hog inhabit in this region. With more than 350 species of birds found in the region, it has established itself as a haven for bird-watching enthusiasts. The ethnic tribe of “Tharu” populating the region has culture and tradition of its own -offering an authentic Native-cultural experience for outsiders.

Sample day on "Trisuli River Rafting & Safari"

During the rafting, if you have more than a day trip, a day begins with tea-breakfast at around 8.00AM. After breakfast, you are requested to pack your own things in a pre-provided dry-bag, should be brought back to boat. The rafting trip starts at around 9.30 and stops at noon or so for lunch. Your lunch is dry picnic style. Drinking water purified by iodine or boiled is provided all day long.

After lunch there is usually 2-3 hours rafting further and then the trip ends at the camping aside the river usually in an open beach. Your dinner is made of local or fresh hygienic foods. You are required to help guides and cooks. In the rest days, learn kayaking or excursion nearby villages are optional depending on interest of participants.

During the evening if the wood could be found you may enjoy with camp fire and overnight at tented camp.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:
Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02:
Kathmandu valley sightseeing & rafting preparation
Day 03:
Drive to Rafting starting point & Rafting start
Day 04:
Half day Rafting and drive to Chitwan National Park
Day 05:
Full day Jungle activities
Day 06:
Chitwan to Kathmandu
Day 07:
Departure from Kathmandu or Trip Extending

Detail Itinerary for Trisuli River Rafting & Safari

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Welcome to Himalayan country of Nepal. Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan intl. airport our representative welcomes you and assists to transfer in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get refreshed, evening you'll meet and transfer for welcome dinner in one of the typical Nepalese restaurant in the heart of Kathmandu and briefing about your trip and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & rafting preparation
Today, morning we will ready after your breakfast to head on for our guided day trip to world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley and visit the highlights of Kathmandu and the surrounding areas. We take you to visit the pilgrimage sites of Hindus temple Pashupatinath, one of the most important shrine of Shiva temples on the subcontinent which is place of thousand of devotees, Saddhus (holy men/Baba), and can be seen the cremating body most of the times in the holy riverbank of Bagmati. Hundreds of monkeys are giggling with you and take a time to exploring surrounding area and visit Bouddhanath stupa an another pilgrimage centre which is most popular and important place for Buddhist. You can explore with rounding prayer wheel and flattering colorful flag with melodious chanting noise.

After your lunch at Bouddha visit Swoyambhunath stupa also known as monkey temple covering wide range of area with highest point of Kathmandu valley and enjoy the 360 degrees of valley view. After exploring the surrounding areas visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is old royal palace of Kathmandu and can be seen lot of temple, architectures and Kumari (living goddess) and walk in a freak street and late afternoon back to hotel and evening briefing about your trip, what is your responsibility, what to do and doesn't in the trip? You may have chances to ask remaining question and rest time explore the surrounding areas or simply relax at the hotel.

Day 03: Drive to Rafting starting point & Rafting start
With a morning wake up guide will pick up you and transfer to the tourist bus station and drive (approximately 3 hours with breaks) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the rafting starting point called Charaudi/Fishling and your Rafting Guide will received you and breaf about the trip and packed lunch will served before the rafting and you'll be ready for rafting with full of equipments and safety measures and 3-4 hrs raft and we stop today raft. Evenings enjoy with guide, local peoples or camp fire as per your interest and overnight at camp in the river bank.
Day 04: Half day Rafting and drive to Chitwan National Park
Today, with morning breakfast we start our raft with rapids and enjoy your day and after 3-4 hrs exciting raft we have concludes the rafting and we will drive to the tourist bus station and drive to Chitwan through the countryside view of Nepal and around 2-3 pm will reach at Chitwan national park, from your bus station hotel representative will come to pick you and transfer to the hotel. After check in to hotel and refreshed will brief about full itinerary and head on for activities. As a first day they will leads you for village walk and sunset view and will lead you visit elephant breeding center (if possible) and evening cultural program and overnight.
Day 05: Full day Jungle activities
Today, you will get a wake up called at 6 am with bed tea and after breakfast take you for Elephant safari and en-route to return for lunch will have an elephant bath and after lunch take you to visit canoe ride and jungle walk and back to hotel for overnight.
Day 06: Chitwan to Kathmandu
This morning we'll take you for bird watching in the river bank, where you can find more than 250 species of bird in Chitwan national park. This place is paradise for bird's watcher and after breakfast 9.00 am and departure for Kathmandu and arrives after 5 hrs drive to Kathmandu and check into hotel and rest of the time at leisure at hotel.
Day 07: Departure from Kathmandu or Trip Extending
Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to commence any extra trips or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you'll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.


Price

US $750 per person
US $ 0 Single Room Supplement

All prices are in US dollars and do not include international airfare, unless otherwise noted.

Cost Included:

Airport Pick Up & Drop Services:
  • » Pick Up: » Welcomes you with garland of flower in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to your hotel by our representative.
  • » Drop to Airport:  By means of appropriate private vehicle, with our airport representative, last minute transfer to airport after trip for onward journey.
Trip Briefing & Information:
  • » We provide you Eco-friendly Trekking file consisting broad trip information and  introduce with your trekking guide at the time of remaining payment of the trip price after your arrival.
Sight Seeing:
  • » Sightseeing : sightseeing trip in Kathmandu is not included
Accommodations & Meals:
(All twin sharing basis) 
(Single room also served with extra charge) :
  • » Kathmandu: Four Star deluxe twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • » Trekking: Comfortable, neat and clean accommodation on teahouse/Mt. lodge during trekking.
  • » Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Full board of meals are included while on trek and only breakfast are included in Kathmandu.
  • » Hot Drinks: High altitude friendly different soups hot lemon or tea is served as cup basis in food time.
  • »Welcome &  Farewell dinner: Included at one of Nepal’s finest restaurants (Alcoholic beverages are excluded ).
Flight / Transportation:
  • » Transportation: Kathmandu to Chitwan and return by Tourist bus and necessary taransfer
Tour permit :

N/A

National Park Fare:
  • » Necessary national park entry fees 
First Aid:
  • » Medical kit box during the trip
Tour crews :

N/A

:

N/A

Insurance:

N/A

:

N/A

Certificate:
  • » Nepal Vision adventure certificate 
Others:
  • » All applicable government and local taxes as per the itinerary

Cost Excluded:

Visa:
  • » Nepal » You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.

- Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency

- Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency

- Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Airfare:
  • » International Airfares are not included
Meals:
  • » Lunch & Dinner in KTM: Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu is excluded. (Except welcome & fare well dinner)
Drinks:
  • » All cold drinks and any beverages are not included on trip price.
  • » Drinking Water: Drinking water is not included in the trip price. 
Insurance:
  • » You have to make your travel & rescue insurance by yourself before leave for travel. 
Optional Excursion:
  • » Provide such service with extra charge on your request. 
  • » Optional Excursions: Our optional excursions are culture trips, ethno trips, and festival trips, monastery meditation with Lama & monks, nature medicine trips, bird watching, sports, farming trips and other incentive trips as per the client’s interest.
Trekking Equipment:
  • N/A
     
Tipping:
  • » Tips for driver, and guides are not included in the cost.
Others:
  • » Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters.
  • » Hot Shower in during the trekking period is not included.
  • » Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control.
  • » Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section. 

Departure Dates for Trisuli River Rafting & Safari

We provide a series of fixed departure trek, tour and expeditions in Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet and India. If you are single and wishing to be with a group, you can join our fixed departure schedule. If the schedule dates are not convenient for you, contact us & let us know; we are more than happy to customize our trips to suit your needs. If any individuals or group doesn’t want to join with our other group, we can operate as per your wish and requirement. We are ground operator of these Himalayan destination and able to arrange your trip as per your interested date and choice.

Note: All Departure Are 100% Guaranteed If you are booked you are going

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Useful information before joining this trip

General Tips for Rafting

  • You should carry your small items in boxes so that it not replaced
  • You should carry a first aid box with you and necessary medications such as bee-sting kits, insulin, inhalers, etc.
  • Avoid carrying small items like cell phones, wallets and car keys.
  • You should also carry sunglasses with strap so that it doesn't fall and to protect your eyes from ultra violet rays and sunscreen to protect your skin. Disposable waterproof cameras are easily available, easy to take along with you and take good quality pictures.
  • Rafting clothes you should carry during summer are nylon shorts, simple swimsuit, sport shoes or sandals, and a hat. During spring and autumn you require some additional clothing. Don't wear cotton cloths while rafting, except in summers as cotton takes away the warmth from your body. Materials like wool, polyester, nylon and other synthetic materials will keep you warmer and will dry faster than cotton.

Rafting Group

In our rafting group the minimum number will be 2 persons and the maximum number will be 8 persons. For single also we organize the trip with single supplement (except some river most require minimum 2-4 persons), also you may join with our group in Kathmandu but make sure before you book the trip and concern more than 9 persons it doesn't mean we are not operating, we do on request. To keep the limit group size which means in one boat can be adjusted 8 pax and we can provide a best services and personal take care to our valuable clients.

Physical Requirements

Rafters who are making their plan to raft in the White Water River, this most require a good health condition and physically fitness with mentally refreshed. You are rafting on the different rapids & Rivers and depends on your rafting skill please choose the rafting grade. You most require some skill for above the grade 4+ so, as your experience please selects the trip.


Meals and Accommodation

We will provide all meals on full board basis during the Rafting period. We'll be providing from three times a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea & coffee during the meal), On camping trek we will be providing fresh & hygienic food prepared by our camp chef and assistance from our own kitchen, which we set up everyday. During the stay in Kathmandu meals on breakfast basis only are included in the price and during the Chitwan meals on full board basis. Snacks, bottled drinks including mineral water and alcohol are not included in the price.

We provide the twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Tiger Temple lodge or similar in Chitwan. We will provide the twin sharing tented accommodation in tented camp during the rafting. 3 nights in Kathmandu and 1 night in rafting, 2 night's in Chitwan.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is most essential if you are going to for Rafting; which protect your financial securities and compensate your lost property as well as life security. We are requesting to bring your travel insurance with you. Travel insurance should cover helicopter evacuation to be required and in case of any emergency, we talking with your insurance company then provide the evacuation for your life safety. Unless here in Kathmandu available on request.

Climate and Weather

Nepal is a country of diversified in a topography starting from 60 meters to top of the world 8,848 meters. Basically we have dry season from October to May and the wet season (monsoon) from June to September. Mid September to end of the November is one of the best times and also March to May good to visit in Nepal. During the autumn the vegetation is lush after the rains of the monsoon and the air is clean and fresh and spring can be a little dusty but with pleasant & warm weather. December to February is good for visibility but cold in high altitude as well as Kathmandu too. Starting the rain from June and till the mid of the September and cloudy weather badly for visibility.

Passport and Visa Requirements

Before you traveling check your passport and validity date. You most require a valid passport to visit out of country. Passports most have at least 6 months validity after finish date of your trip. We most require your copy of full passport details with correct spelling written in your passport or scan copy is most preferable.

In Nepal you will require a visa which can be obtained in advance from the Nepalese Embassy from your country or you can get on arrival at the airport in Kathmandu with a cost of US$30 which is single-entry tourist visas and valid for up to 60 days and can be extended to a maximum of three months for an additional charge. If you are visiting another country and back to Nepal again ask for multiple entry visas. Please visit for more information click here.

Permits and fees

In Nepal, you most require a permits and fees to enter a certain areas such as World heritage sites, National Park, restricted areas along climbing. All the trip prices are including the cost of relevant permits and entrance fees. Incase of any such conditions we will inform you if required any additional permit fees before you make a booking with us.

Health and Medical Information

Our all staffs are well experienced travelers and sharing since 1 ½ decade to achieve the traveler's ambition. In fact, we specialized in the Himalayan travel and we all are from Himalayan region with plenty of local knowledge, which is a key factor to provide the standard service to our clients. Our all services based on client's safety and satisfaction. We provide the high range of quality services and personally taking care during the trip. Each of our guides carries medical kit bag for occurring incidents during the travel. As a result we have best recommendation from our previous clients.

Environmental Concerns

We are highly sensible to protect our natural environment and participating with many environmental clean up campaigns. Our responsible tourism carries good message to the locals and we insists and train them do's and don't, how to keep good environment etc. Besides this tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve the natural environment for future generations as well.

To find out more about the clean-up campaigns and environmental awareness events we've run with KEEP, please click here for more information.

Our Experience

Nepal vision trek has been stabilized in 1992 with Govt. registered company based in Kathmandu, Nepal and we are working in adventure travel in the Himalaya of Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India carries long experience and built up own history in tourism. Our long experience in adventure travel, we are even more dedicated to fulfill our clients' requirement and always sincere with clients gratification. We are also delighted to say that many of our clients return again and again to travel with us and many of our new clients are through recommendations and word of mouth from happy and satisfied clients who have previously traveled with us.

How to Book

While you have chosen your trip, contact our head office by mail or phone to check the availability dates, groups or any remaining question you may have. We are happy to help and reply responsively as soon as possible. We'll hold your booking with us before your final decision. Please read properly our trip booking terms & conditions before your booking and fill up the booking form (download from our website) along with the appropriate deposit of 20 % per person in advance and payment made through the bank transfer or submit your credit card (visa/master card) details with booking form. When you choose the method of advance payment in an appropriate way, a signed and completed booking form will still be required for confirmation of booking. Bookings will only be confirmed once we receive a completed and signed booking form along with appropriate payment.

The final balance for your booking will be on arrival in Kathmandu. We will invoicing you after your arrival for the final balance along with other final pre departure details as appropriate. Your final invoice will show the price based on the previous quote at the time of invoicing.

We wish you a wonderful Himalayan adventure with us!

Clothing and Equipment

  

Trekking in Himalaya means uphill and downhill walking in remote part. So your health and physical fitness plays the vital role for completing this trek. If your level of fitness is good and your health is excellent, you can join this trek even you never done trekking in the high Himalayan region.
Credit cards are not accepted in during your trekking period so you have to use only Nepalese Rupees cash. In Kathmandu and other major cities modern banking facilities are available.
  • Valid Passport – must be valid for up to 6 months after you return from your tour, keep a separate photocopy with Nepal visa.
  • Travel insurance, keep a separate photocopy
  • Return flight tickets
  • Insurance coverage policy
  • Cash and Traveler’s Checks, keep numbers and proof of purchase separate
  • Emergency contact numbers for T/C’s, banks, insurance, family contacts.
  • Bring a pen and a diary
The teahouse accepts Nepalese currency so you must have enough Nepalese currency with you.
You can get money exchange at your hotel or we will recommend you the better place where you get good exchanging rates. So once you are here in Kathmandu consult with your dealing manager for money exchange.
Nepal Immigration accepts US dollars only for visa. Please bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs
In the tea house trekking arrangement, they will provide private rooms. And most of the places, the bathrooms are shared and running water facility.
Most of the tea houses we get electricity facility in during the trekking period. You can charge your electronic devices.
No there is not any extra fees charges during the trek.
If you need to purchase some gear or supplies you can get it in Thamel area in Kathmandu. In Thamel you can get different international brand as well as local brand.
Our airport representative will be waiting you at the arrival gate of the airport holding your name so find your name at the arrival gate of the airport.
Mountains weather is difficult to predict. Although; at night it is generally more cool and the days are warm. Winter (January and February) will be colder but the days can be warm if the sun is out. There will be bit of snow during the month of January, February and December. It is also important to make sure that you can stay warm and dry in just about any conditions. Expect the unexpected! Average Temperatures in Nepal (in Degree Celsius)

Height Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Katmandu 16/28 14/26  7/22 1/20 1/18 4/20 7/25 12/28 16/30
1000 m 20/28 16/25 11/22 6/20 5/19 8/20 11/25 15/29 17/30
2000 m 13/22 10/21 4/17 1/14 0/13 1/14 4/18 8/22 12/23
3000 m 11/19 6/18 1/15 -2/13 -3/12  -1/13 2/16 5/19 8/20
4000 m 1/13 -3/12 -8/8 -10/6 -12/4 -10/5 -6/9  -3/12 -1/13
5000 m -1/10 -6/8 -11/6 -13/4 -18/3 -14/5 -8/7 -4/11 -2/12
In Tea House trek you will served a variety of local foods including such items as Tibetan fried bread, soups, momo’s (steamed dumplings), daal- bhat (lentils and rice), tarkari (steamed, fried, or curried vegetables), potatoes (prepared in dozens of ways), pastas and even a version of pizza. Meats are rarely eaten although you may have canned tuna or sardines and the occasional yak stew. Breakfasts typically consist of eggs (prepared in many ways), hot porridge, muesli, toast, peanut butter and honey.
A backpack (also called rucksack, knapsack, packsack, and pack) is, in its simplest form, a cloth sack carried on one's back and secured with two straps that go over the shoulders.
It is difficult to wash your clothes in during your trekking period.
Bring Diamox (altitude sickness medicine) and your personal medication with you.
A trekking holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trekking we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation and food if you inform us prior enough time to manage extra day/s trekking.
The weight limit for the trek is 15kgs/33 pounds (LBS) per guest, as it is the maximum weight that the porters can carry. It is also important to note that "hard" luggage poses a problem: soft "duffel-bags" are recommended.

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