TAMAKOSHI RIVER RAFTING
TAMAKOSHI RIVER RAFTING
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When it comes to audacious adventure, Tamakoshi River Rafting takes the croquet biscuit.
At 7181m, the glaciers from Mt. Gaurishankar form Tse Rolpa Lake and from this lake originates the Tamakoshi River. The TamaKoshi River (Kayaking) is a snow and glacier-fed perennial river, a tributary to the Sun Koshi River, which in itself is a major tributary to the Koshi River system… Rafting and Kayaking in Tamakoshi river start from a bridge on the way to Jiri called Busti. The TamaKoshi River has its upper reaches high in the Tibetan Himalayas. Astonishing Rolwaling, Charang, Gopi, Adheri, Khare, Jhyaku, Jugu, Gumu, Singati, Tineku, Dholti, Maren, Milti, Khimti are some of the major tributaries of the river.
With a water volume almost double of Bhote Koshi, Tamakoshi River (Copper River) is one of the most adventurous and complex rivers to raft. Tamakoshi river rafting is generally referred to raft savvy people who have adequate acquaintance with technicalities of sturdy water. An exciting and elegant white water challenge, away from main trekking routes yet easily accessible from Kathmandu. Rafting and kayaking in this river is however considered as a dangerous one. So the ultimate thrilling experience that rafting in this river provides might be pleasant to only a few number of rafters. This rafting spot is not recommended for beginners. However, professional rafters can test their rafting skills here if they want to.
Please have a chief knowledge that there is no warm up (instruction will be provided) and you are straight into class 4+ white water. Absolutely, not the river to commit out of the plane! A great river for the expert rafters!
Here’s some more information on Nepal’s one of the most stunning rafting sites.
Day 01: Arrive in capital city KathmanduIf you are an international travel enthusiast or local tourist, you can catch flights from hospitable national & international airlines. You will be received from the airport and dropped to your designated hotel safely in ease.
Day 02: Reconnoiter KathmanduKathmandu got some extreme treats to your eyes and soul. Visit Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunath Temple, Thamel,etc and pacify yourself to experience thrilling adventure on a budget without going broke, responsible travel and ecotourism & making the most of life on the road.
Day 03: Travel from Kathmandu to Dolakha (2h40min via road / 36 minutes via air)The aerial distance between Kathmandu and Dolakha District is 70 km. The road distance is 148.8 km. You can easily find cabs or public transports to get to Dolakha enjoying the scenic beauty the route has to offer.
Day 04: Reach to the starting point Lamosangu-Dam around 95 km east from Kathmandu then start raftingThe ride to the put in will give us perfect mountain panoramas from the Rolwaling and Khumbu area. This is a mind-blowing drive through villages and if weather permits, you will have Fantastic Mountain views i.e. Ganesh Himal, Langtang etc. You will be quickly equipped and ready for kayaking. Embrace your spirit of adventure.
Day 05: Continue rafting until the ending point Dolalghat BazaarAfter an energizing breakfast a quick pack up and set out (about 9 to 10 a.m.) run white water tour again a grade 4-5 rapid starting from upper section. You have the second chance to show how you can work those challenging rapids. We have lunch on the river and continue the action until the take out point Dolalghat Bazaar about 3 to 4 p.m.
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu or go to bungee jumpingBus/fly back to Kathmandu. Or you can choose all the other adventures like bungee jump, peak climbing, etc. that are always awaiting for your courageous soul.
Day 07: Departure to an International AirportTime to announce valediction to Nepal. Appreciate your ultimate moments in Kathmandu including breakfast in a café, a town stroll, or memorial shopping token of Kathmandu. An agent of our company will join you at your lodge and transport you to the airport for your return from aviation to home. It's best to be at the airport at least two hours before departure.
- Rafting Name: Tamakoshi River Rafting
- Rafting Duration: 2 Days
- Accommodation: Tented Camp, Hotel in Kathmandu.
- Itinerary package: 7D/6N
- Rafting Difficulty: Grade 3-5
- Rafting Season: September to December and March to May.
- Rafting Distance: 27km
- Group Size: 1-6 pack
- Rafting Package: Private/Group Tour
- Mode of Journey: Bus/Jeep
- Start/End of Trip: Busti/Devitar
- Rafting Cost: *****
- The breathtaking and astounding Shailung hills on the way, the gumbas and stupas can be witnessed.
- The smiling chilled Gaurishankar, Ganesh Himal, Sagarmatha (Mount Everest), Mahabharat and Chure ranges.
- The sublime beauty of our subtle national flower laligurans (Rhododendron).
- Travels through tiny villages and pristine land.
- Warm Hospitality provided by the native Newars terrain of Dolakha.
- Historically antique Kalinchwok Bhagwati temple and Dolakha Bhimsen temple
- Cocktail of nature from majestic lovely Jilu.
- Offers a great range of rapids which will make your adrenaline rush.
- Breathtakingly awesome Jiri ( Known as Second Switzerland)
WHAT IS INCLUDED
- Ground Transportation via private vans.
- Tasty Meals, (breakfast, lunch, dinner) throughout your rafting trip.
- All the necessary River Permit.
- All Mandatory materials as high-quality, self-bailing rafts, headgears, lifejackets, plastic paddles, swimsuits) on particular rivers, waterproof packs for gear, camera barrels, and all safety and pharmaceutical equipment.
- All the necessary staff (Guide, Helpers, Cook, etc.)
- Tented comfort in a stunning river beach with a campfire.
- Safety rafting with all essentials.
- Meals, accommodation, coverage for all staff, and their shipping.
- Journey components combine professional guides with necessary drills and leadership
- First aid kit box in necessary situations.
- Emergency evacuation assistance.
WHAT IS EXCLUDED
- Unrelated transportation, accommodation, visas, travel documents, departure taxes, etc.
- Footwear and personal items like sunscreens, lip balm, etc.
- Articles of a personal using nature including swimwear, towel, and toiletries
- Insurance of participants.
- Tips for guides
- Sightseeing costs.
- All liquors, snacks, and additional charges such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wi-Fi, etc.
RECOMMENDED TREKKING GEARS
Trekking without any necessary gear can be very harmful and won’t be easy. No one wants to get hurt in a remote and distant area where there’s no proper health care. So to make your trekking safer and as well as trouble-free, we have enlisted some of the necessary gears that you need to acknowledge before heading for trekking is the highlands.
NECESSARY TREKKING GEARS
Here are some of the trekking gears which will be there to assist us while climbing any kind of mountain trails weather be steep or narrow. These trekking gears are extremely useful and are handy so make sure you have it in your checking list.
- Trekking sticks
- Quick-drying pants and shorts.
- Jackets and thermal suit to outcast cold
- Rainwear (jacket and pants.
- Duffle bags
- Plastic boots and crampons
- Mountaineering ice axes
- Climbing helmets (optional)
PERSONAL ITEMS CLOTHING
It’s very necessary to wear the outfit according to the situation and place. So here are some of the essential clothing gears required for trekking.
- Warm, insulated jacket or vest
- Fleece pants
- Warm hat
- Bandana (if necessary)
- Boots or shoes suited to the terrain
- Socks (synthetic or wool)
- Extra clothing (beyond the minimum expectation)
- Spare plastics or Ziplock bags to distinct clean clothes and dirty clothes.
It’s very essential to take your own health and hygiene from the new weather condition. So here are some of the apparatus that might be needed while the trekking period.
- Sanitation trowel (if no washroom)
- Baby wipes
- Sun Hat
- Toilet Paper
- Urinary products
- Sanitizers and alcohol wipes
To capture moments, to withdraw money, and to trek in a very efficient manner here are some technical gears that should be packed.
- Diaries and Journal to write experiences in words
- Books/GPS navigators
- Credit cards/ATM cards