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Travel Activities Details

Price Per Person

USD 120
Country: Nepal
City: Pokhara
Duration: 2 Day(s) - 1 Night(s)
Tour Category: River Rafting

Package Itinerary

The Seti is a really unique, pleasant and striking river passing through two beautiful and distinct scenic areas. Comparatively small volume, blue and warm water makes Seti a perfect rafting for beginners, intermediate and family trip. It rises on the southeast slopes of the sacred Mountain Fishtail (Beautiful city Pokhara) and then flows to south, as a fairly typical Nepalese mountain river.

The Seti River Rafting put-in point Damauli is 5 hours from Kathmandu on the way to Pokhara by tourist bus. Approximately 4 - 5 hours drive from both Kathmandu and Pokhara to the raft take-out point Gaighat. This is 35 km of river action take 2 days. The stunning Seti River passes through spectacular jungle scenery, green hills and valleys with variety birds. It is an outstanding river for bird-watchers and those interested in the abundance of nature. In the Stei River rafting trip you fine sufficient vegetation observable along the Seti River Trip is a remainder of the vast forested area, which once covered the middle hills of Nepal. This raft area is inhabited by Magar ethnic who are well-known for generations of service with the Gurkha armed forces. The frist night camp set at Saranghat is a colorful middle hill village where you will wonderful nature beauties. Seti is one of the Best River spot for learning Kayak in Nepal as she has very best character for this. The water temperature is extremely warm, which raise it a popular choice for winter trips and also for kayak clinics for the course of beginners, diploma and advanced as well. After this exciting white water trip you have options either to drive or fly back to Kathmandu or to visit the Royal Chitwan National Park or you can go trekking trip in the popular Annapurna region for few days.

Rafting / Kayaking on Seti River offer you an ideal trip for those who want to experience their first time river trip some of the dramatic river scenery in Nepal without the intensity of complex or challenging rapids. The Seti is well recommended to family trips and Best River to learn kayaking in Nepal. The itinerary can be customizing according to your welling and holiday schedule.

TRIP FACTS
Departure point:             Kathmandu/ Pokhara
Duration:                          02 Days
Rafting Distance:           35 Kms (Approximately)
Rafting start point:        Damauli
Rafting finish point:       Narayanghat
Outward travel time:      4 ½ Hours
River grade:                    II - III
Return travel time:         04 Hours
Best Time:                       Oct-Nov/ May- Mar

DETAIL ITINERARY
Day 01:  KATHMANDU DRIVE TO DAMAULI 5 HRS & RAFT IN SETI RIVER
We leave Kathmandu in the early morning and drive to Damauli, our put in point. After the rafts are rigged we will set off down the Seti Khola. We spend the whole day within its forested canyon. The luxuriant vegetation we see is a remnant of the vast forested area, which once covered the middle hills of Nepal.

Even now we are objects of curiosity to the villagers. Traveling by rafts is a perfect way to view undisturbed wildlife. When we stop for lunch we have time to explore, Photograph, bird watching, swim or relax. Later in the afternoon we encounter a small but technical rapid near the village of Saranghat. Inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generations of service with the Gurkha forces Saranghat, is a colorful middle hills village. Our first night we will set up camp on a spacious beach below the village.

Day 02:  RIVER RAFT FINISHED IN DEVGHAT. DRIVE BACK TO KATHMANDU OR EITHER JOIN TRIP TO CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK
After we have finished breakfast and repacked the raft, we will set off down the Seti. Later we encounter the technical rapid grade 3 shortly after the rapid we leave Seti Khola and enter Trisuli River. Here the middle hills recede and the Terai plain opens before us. The Topography has changed dramatically. The twisted severe rock formations give away to sandstone and gavel deposited by antecedent rivers. After lunch we have opportunity to visit a unique religious community, Devhgat (joint point of Kali Gandaki and Trisuli River) then known as Narayani River. Every year thousands of pilgrims are visit the Devghat ashram for worship. We float further down to a small town Narayanghat. Where we end our River trip and drive back to Kathmandu or visit Chitwan National Park or drive to Pokhara.

TRIP INCLUSION
Transport for the trip
All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Guide and safety crew
All equipments for rafting
Basic first aid kit is carried by your leader
Accommodation in twin sharing tent if more than one day

TRIP EXCLUSION
Travel & equipments insurance.
Personal clothing & equipments
Personal expenditure,
Optional trips. Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control.
Tips for the crew
Group dinner after the trip


 

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