"Like a pin-ball Machine-and you' re the ball"
"Like being flushed down on open air toilet"
"Expedition River" etc.
RIVER: BHOTE KOSI
GRADE CLASS: 3 TO 3+ RAPIDS
dURATION: 1 OR 2 DAYS
STARTING POINT: LAMOSANGHU
FINISHING POINT: DOLALGHAT
DISTANCE: 20 KM
Day 01: KATHMANDU TO LAMUSANGU DAM:
We take a trip to 95 km. east from Kathmandu is the starting point Lomosangu- Dam of the trip. This is a spectacular drive through villages and if weather permits, you will have fantastic mountain views i.e. Ganesh Himal, Langtang etc, we raft the first 10 km of the MOST exciting stretch of the river and then return to the start to play again the same stretch the next day rather than continue with only half a day paddling to the end. Drives back to our camp.
Day 02: Continue Rafting & Drive to Kathmandu:
After breakfast a quick pack up and set out (approx. 9 to 10 a.m.) run white water hit again a class 3 rapid starting from upper section. You have the second chance to show how your raft team can work well together in challenging rapids. We have lunch on the river and continue the action until the take out point Dolalghat Bazaar about 2 to 3 p.m. and bus back to Kathmandu. Our trip is over here.
October through mid-December and March through early May are the best times. It is possible in winter, but you have to watch out for hypothermia. During monsoon (June to September), the white water sections are dangerous, but gentler stretches are run-able.
Transportation, Accommodation Tented Camp, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner + Paddle, Life Jacket, Helmet, Safty Barrel etc.