TAMUR RIVER TREKKING AND RAFTING
TAMUR RIVER TREKKING AND RAFTING
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Tamur accompanying its tributaries drains Mt. Kanchanjunga (8,586 m), the third-highest mountain in the world. This river was initiated in 1998 for commercial rafting, and since then, it has won the devotion of many rafting/kayaking partisans throughout the world.
Tamur is not readily accessible, hence to enjoy this river, you require to hike for about four days. However, you will not be deceived, the trek in itself is uniformly appealing. You will be trampling on compressed dirt tracks that connect one typical village to another. The entire region is thinly populated, and only a petite piece of land serves for agriculture. You can observe the majesty of Mt. Kanchanjunga from the trekking paths.
The Tamur River trek is an astonishing mix of a trek through stunning country, enormous prospects of mountain zeniths above eight thousand meters, and refreshing whitewater experience. The trip starts with a flight to Biratnagar, followed by a head to Hile, and after that add on to Basantapur the next day. Perceiving our group of porters at Basantapur, we trek through outmoded greenery lush rhododendron thickets. The trip passes through the elegant, unique shores for camping and plenty of rustic life.
The river is the sixth-largest river in Nepal and appears to have a feeling of thrusting strength and of indicating constrained by its valley sides. The leading commercial run of the Tamur was in 1998 and there must be very few incursions since then. It is a supremely gorgeous river with exquisite illustrations of the Himalayan chain including Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu. The river trip comprises around 120 km descent through more than 100 of the most exhilarating rapids still to be named has to offer grade 3 to 4, with some graded -5, composing one of the best white water expedition trips in the world.
The Tamur River has an amazing 120 rapids in its rafting length of 131 kilometers. The initial parts of Tamur are tough. This river is for skilled guides and rafters, and you are required to be very cautious because there have been numerous lethality reported in this river. This river is very challenging and if you are seeing for an immense adrenaline rush – Tamur is the river for you!
Our Company has been triumphantly carrying out the Tamur excursion with an excellent record. Tamur is quite challenging, so you need skillful river guides that are intimate with Tamur. We have the required expertise who are internationally rafting certified which is very crucial to make this rafting a grand success.
If you’re scanning for a trip packed with adventure and full boosting trekking and adrenaline rush, this rafting voyage is just the proper for enthusiasts like you!
Day 1: Arrival in Heart of Nepal, KathmanduAfter arriving in the lovely capital of Nepal via Tribhuwan International Airport, our agents will be there to receive you and transfer you to one of the standard hotels of Kathmandu. Freshen yourself up from the tiring flight.
Day 2: Flight to Biratnagar and drive to BasantapurWe will either take a flight to Biratnagar (80 m) from Tribhuvan International Airport or ride to Basantapur. If you prefer to fly, it will take about 45 minutes to arrive at Biratnagar, then from Biratnagar, we will transport you to Basantapur by bus. Please note – If you select to fly, you must talk about this to our office representatives while booking for the amazing trip. Biratnagar is the second biggest town of Nepal and is situated near the south-eastern border to India.
Day 3: Trek from Basantapur to alluring Chauki.Our journey will commence with a trek from Basantapur to Chauki, which takes approximately 4 to 5 hours. The trace is quite challenging, and we will operate porters to carry your gear bags. The escorts will show you the way. By the time we arrive at Chauki, we will be fatigued. In Chauki, we will be staying in a local tea house where we will appreciate our dinner too.
Day 4: Trek from Chauti to majestic Gupha Pokhari (2,900 m)After breakfast, we will continue our hiking. After approximately 4 to 5 hours, we will hit Gupha Pokhari. Gupha Pokhari is a lake at the altitude of 2,900 meters and extends in Sankhuwasabha district. The tracks to Gupha Pokhari are uniformly fascinating; you will be beholding beautiful scenes and assorted cultures. If you choose this trip during the March to June season, you will get to encounter various classes of rhododendron in full bloom. From your tracks, you will also be able to savor the panoramas of alluring Mt. Kanchanjunga (world’s third-highest mountain, at 8,586 m) and lovely Mt. Everest (world’s highest mountain, at 8,848 m). We will spend our night at Gupha Pokhari in our tents.
Day 5: Hike from Gupha Pokhari to gorgeous Gorja (1,925 m).After an energizing breakfast, we will resume our trek forwards from Gupha Pokhari to Gorja. You will be astounded by the diversities of flora and fauna you will notice on the way. You will also hold a chance to witness some of the most isolated rural villages in Nepal, and reasonably in the world. We will be waiting at Gorja at our campsite for the night.
Day 6: Walk from Gorja to alluring Dovan (730m).This is the final day of trekking. We will start at Gorja and arrive at Dovan in approximately 3 hours and set up our tents there. We will be utilizing our day for much-needed relaxation and prepare for moving on Tamur, the subsequent day.
Day 7: Rafting from Kabeli Khola to Hinwa Khola.By now, we will have hiked for 4 days; today the much-expected part of the Expedition – rafting commences. We will reach Kabeli Khola from Dovan. We will equip all the necessary gear, and the expert rafters will instruct you on the safety standards. This day we will face some exhilarating white water rapids like House Rock (Class IV), Pariah Dog (Class IV+), Hodson’s Sandwich (Class IV+), Hodson’s Last Rite (Class IV+) while rowing for about 25 kilometers in Kabeli Khola. We will dwell at a beach by the banks of Kabeli for that day and set our camp.
Day 8: Paddling from Hinwa Khola to Limbu Khola.We will paddle to Hinwa Khola from Kabeli. The rapids become more exacting challenging right from the opening, but the rapids decline in frequency once we pass the Limbu Bridge. While rafting, we will come beyond white sandy shores, azure water, and a thinly populated area. We might be contemplating more extra monkeys than people. As we raft downwards, we will observe below mountain regions. This quarter is near by Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (75 m – 81 m). Therefore, you get to see numerous diversities of birds. Koshi Tappu is dwelling to around 500 bird species. We will end by the sandy shores and anchor up our camp.
Day 9: Kayaking from Limbu khola to Mulghat (203 m).After a powering breakfast, we will begin rafting from Hinwa Khola to reach Limbhu Khola. At the opening, the river is smooth, and therefore, we can extricate ourselves a bit and appreciate the alluring landscapes. Stimulated Kayakers may kayak in this area. On our way, we will be facing a few Class II or III rapids. Across the river, we will hardly see suspension bridges. We will be spending that twilight in the Camp, by the side of noble Limbhu Khola.
Day 10: Paddling from Mulghat to Tribeni.We will have paddled for four days on some of the most enjoyable and powerful rapids. So on this day, we will get an opportunity to loosen a bit. As we raft, we will be catching only some small rapids. In approximately four hours, we will arrive at Mulghat from Limbhu Khola. We will spend the night at Mulghat under the stars.
Day 11: Rafting from Tribeni to the pull-out point, Chatara.The following day, we will raft on Tamur River to enter Tribeni (Tribeni means junction of three rivers in Nepali.) On our way, we will be passing through 30 exciting constant rapids; the most striking ones are – Ashram (Class IV+), Hell Hole (Class IV), and Bat Below (Class IV). We will be anchoring up our tents for that day at Tribeni, by the side of Sun Koshi.
Day 12: Ride from Chatara to Biratnagar and flight to Kathmandu.After an energy-boosting breakfast, we will paddle until we enter the famous Hindu temple of Baraha Chhetra. We will use some time sightseeing and then paddle to Chatara, our ultimate put out point. We will have our tasty lunch at a typical local restaurant. From Chatara, we will fly to Kathmandu. You'll be conveyed to your hotel by our representatives. You can rest after the long and tiring day or if you want, you can dine out and enjoy the nightlife of Kathmandu. Enjoy and get some proper rest.
Day 13: Rest and leisure day for exploring Kathmandu.You will have time to relax and get fresh in your hotel. After getting some rest, you can go for last-minute souvenir shopping. If you want, our guides will advise the best sites to purchase souvenirs. In the dusk, you will have a farewell dinner with our office agents (along with guides) in a typical Nepali restaurant. We will drop you back to your hotel. Witness the alluring nightlife. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Departure to an international airport.Time 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 suited to be at the airport at least two hours before departure.
- Rafting Name: Tamur River Rafting
- Rafting Duration: 6 Days
- Accommodation: Tented Camp, Local Teahouse.
- Itinerary package: 14D/13N
- Rafting Difficulty: Grade 4-5
- Rafting Season: September to December and March to May.
- Rafting Distance: 131km
- Group Size: 1-6 pack
- Rafting Package: Private/Group Tour
- Mode of Journey: Trekking and Flight
- Start/End of Trip: Dolalghat/Chatara
- Rafting Cost: *****
- Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and drive to Basantapur.
- Vigorous trekking for 8 days while going and returning back.
- Astonishing Tamur River and valiant escapade of rafting.
- Feel your adrenaline rushing on grade IV and V rapids.
- Tents on the beach beneath the glimpse of a popular highest mountain of Mt. Everest, Kanchanjunga, Mt. Lhotse.
- Sheer, challenging, and continuous but adventurous rapids.
- Fulfill your adrenaline with a dose of adventurous desire with a breath taking rafting.
- Lovely, charming, and hospitable individuals.
- And also witness the local way of living.
- Witness the great hospitality of our agency and also promote the local economy.
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