Jun 22, 2012

Rafting at Bheri River in Nepal

Rafting at Bheri River in Nepal 

Bheri river rafting trip known as a new and less crowded rafting Destination of Nepal situated in western part of Nepal. Bheri River is a remote and easy river decorated with amazing scenery, good fishing, unspoiled villages, local people, blue water, white beaches and attractive campsites are main attractions of bheri river white water trip. Bheri River Rafting rises in Dolpa district; its two tributaries the Thuli bheri and Sani bheri join at Ramnaghat to form the main Bheri River. Bheri is located at remote area so Bheri River is relatively unexplored by the rafters and kayakers.
For Bheri river white water trip you have options between taking a one-and-a-half-hour flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu or a 627 km long journey by bus. The flight provides you opportunity for the spectacular views of the Himalayas. If you prefer to take a flight, then a four-hour drive is required to reach Samjhighat the put-in point of Bheri rafting. Bheri River is known as an incredible whitewater rafting river of Nepal. Due to its remote location in far- west Nepal, surrounded by lush green vegetation and picturesque landscape. Bheri River is also considered one of the better rivers for fishing. Bheri River Rafting can be combined with a jungle safari trip in Bardia national park.
Bheri river journey takes us 142Km through some of Nepal’s remote areas giving you a unique wilderness experience. Bheri River white water rafting trip start from Ramnaghat and end at Chisopani Best season for Bheri River rafting is March to May and Sept to December. Bheri River rafting operates in camping basic only. If white water rafting itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays.

Departure Point……………..Kathmandu or Pokhara
River Start Point……………Samjhighat
River Finish Point…………..Bardiya National Park
River Grade………………..Class III-IV
Duration: 03 Nights / 04 Days

Day 01:
Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, it is an hour's flight with spectacular views of the Himalayas . On arrival drive to the put in point Samjhi ghat which will take approximately 3 to 4 hours. The drive it self is a unique experience, winding up through the Siwalik Hills and passing through local village. On arrival at the starting point your own-tented camp awaits you by the bank of the Bheri River. Dinner will be layout for you around the camp.

Day 02:
KUMALGAUN After breakfast we break camps and starts on our adventure down the Bheri River . After 20 minutes, We encounter our firsts big rapid, one of many to come. The Bheri itself is so remote that it remains a relatively unexplored river of west Nepal . The first section of the river is quite rough with twisted bend creating many exiting rapids. We stop for lunch beside the river and take time to explore the surrounding area, bird watch or simply laze in the midday sun. We continue to encounter more white-water and come to the rest on one of the many sandy beaches.

Day 03:
Jamu the "Exciting" section gives way to a narrow gorge section with vertical cliffs of 200-300 feet on either side interspersed with open valley where there are small villages. This area is generally scenic but here too white-water in encountered. Once again we find one of the many pristine beaches for our camp side for the night.

Day 04:
Bardia National Park The final Day on the river still holds a few surprises with several but exciting rapids to be encountered. After an hours float we arrive at the confluence of the Bheri river and The Karnali river. Once again we enter another gorge section, this time opening onto the huge plain plains of the southern tarai region of Nepal . Once through this gorge we enter into the Bardia National Park .

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