Explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu and immerse yourself in Nepalese culture.
Trek through dense forests and picturesque villages in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Embark on an exhilarating four-day rafting adventure down the Tamur River.
Rest and recharge in a beautiful riverside camp on a well-deserved rest day.
Create unforgettable memories with like-minded adventure-seekers in one of the beautiful locations.
Experience the rush of adrenaline as you navigate the river's rapids .
Relax and recharge in a peaceful and tranquil setting, surrounded by the majestic Himalayas.
Get a glimpse of the local culture through interactions with the friendly and hospitable people of Nepal.
The Complete Guide to Tamur River Rafting Tour
Tamur River is one of the most exciting and challenging rivers in Nepal, with rapids ranging from class III to IV+. The river originates in the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas and flows through dense forests, cascading waterfalls, and remote villages before reaching the lowlands of eastern Nepal.
Each night, you'll camp under the stars on the banks of the river, enjoying delicious meals cooked over an open fire. You'll have plenty of time to relax and soak in the natural beauty of the area before getting back on the river for another day of adventure.
Tamur River rafting tour is not just an adrenaline-pumping adventure; it's an immersive experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. So, pack your bags, grab your paddles, and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime!
Day 1 - Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you'll be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day exploring the vibrant city.
Day 2 - Drive to Basantapur
After breakfast, we'll drive to Basantapur, a small village nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas. Along the way, enjoy breathtaking views of the mountains and valleys.
Day 3 - Trek to Chauki
Today we'll begin our trek to Chauki, a picturesque village located at an altitude of 2,700 meters. The trail passes through dense forests and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Day 4 - Trek to Gupha Pokhari
We'll continue our trek to Gupha Pokhari, a beautiful lake surrounded by lush forests. This is a great spot for bird watching and taking in the peaceful surroundings.
Day 5 - Trek to Dobhan
Today's trek will take us to Dobhan, a small village on the banks of the Tamur River. We'll camp here for the night and prepare for our rafting adventure.
Day 6 - 9 Rafting on the Tamur River
Over the next four days, we'll embark on an exciting rafting journey down the Tamur River. The river offers a mix of rapids and calm stretches, and we'll have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way.
Day 10 - Rest day
After four days of rafting, we'll take a well-deserved rest day in a beautiful riverside camp. Enjoy some leisure time or explore the surrounding area on foot.
Day 11 - Rafting to Chatara
We'll continue our rafting journey down the Tamur River and eventually reach Chatara, a small town on the banks of the river. Here, we'll bid farewell to our rafting crew and head back to Kathmandu.
Day 12 - Departure
Your tour ends today. Depending on your departure time, you may have some free time to explore Kathmandu before being transferred to the airport for your flight home.
TRIP ENDS HERE!
Medical and First-Aid Kit
Knife and Carabiner
Throw-Bag (Rope inside, in case of rescue operations)
All staff, including highly qualified & licensed Guides and professional Safety Kayakers all fluent in English and holding up to date First Aid Qualifications.
All camping equipment including toilet tents, shelters, mattresses, sleeping bags, tarps, personal tents etc. No additional charge for sleeping bag hire.
All meals and water whilst on the river. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and juice will also be provided.
Transportation to and from the river by bus.
All equipment, including PFD’s, helmets, dry tops, throw bags, dry bags, pelican boxes, wetsuits, paddles, etc all at international standards and regularly checked.
If you are kayaking with us, kayak hire is also included in the cost. See which kayaks we have here.
Gear Raft support.
Extensive medical kit.
Trip photos *make sure you bring a USB stick along with you.
What's Not Included
Alcohol and additional snacks.
Things To Pack
Swimsuit or shorts
Sunglasses with a strap
river sandals that attach securely to your feet
You might want to bring along rain gear and a sweater or jacket.
Extra Cash is handy for souvenirs and refreshments.
Booking Receipt, if Booked Online (PDF will work)
More than 30-days prior to departure - 50% refund.
In Between 15-30-days prior to departure - 25% refund.
Less than 15-days prior to departure - No Refund.
Frequently Asked question
While basic swimming skills are recommended, they are not required. All participants are required to wear a life jacket, and our guides will teach you the necessary safety skills to enjoy the trip.
We recommend leaving electronic devices in a safe, dry location as they may be damaged or lost during the rafting trip. Our guides will take photos and videos of your adventure, which you can purchase after the trip.
We provide snacks and water on the trip, but you are welcome to bring your own food and drinks if desired. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary restrictions or preferences.
We recommend booking as far in advance as possible. We run at capacity for most of the summer and many trips will sell out well over a month in advance.
Age and weight restrictions may vary depending on the trip's difficulty level and location. Please contact us for more information and to determine the appropriate trip for your group.
Yes, we offer private rafting trips for groups of all sizes. Please contact us for more information and to schedule your private trip.
Unfortunately, there is currently no third-party insurance system available for Nepal's whitewater industry, meaning that we are unable to provide insurance coverage for participants. To ensure the safety of all our clients, we require that they have appropriate emergency medical and evacuation insurance that is suitable for the activity and adventure level they are undertaking.