Arun River 9 Days


The Upper Arun is one of the most prevailing and cherished rivers in Nepal, cutting through the Himalaya with deep and awesome gorges, lush valleys and superb riverside beaches. The powerful current and large water volume ensure huge and impressive rapids encountered at the length of this river journey. The rapids can be challenging and technically complex.

Arun is an exceptional abundance elongated trip for those who hunt for existent adventure and the thrill of encountering huge rapids in an idyllic setting. This magnificent river Arun  provides adventurous trip in eastern Nepal for those who want more than just a river trip. The approach to the river involves a three day trek through wilderness, passing through villages and enjoying view of mountains. This is a thrilling trip combining rafting wit trekking and camping out in a pristine forest. The large volume of water ensures thrills and spills as it cuts a deep George through the hills. Impressive rapids that are technically challenging are encouraged throughout the river run. This camping out provides you an extreme pleasure in lush forests with views of the snow capped Himalayan peaks. On the river, the powerful current drives your raft or kayak through 6 days of great white water action and you have to face more challenges each day as the number of rapids come one after another in succession. It is a complete package of the combination of trekking, spectacular scenery, great rapids and it`s location makes Arun the best river to run the fantastic white water rafting trip in Nepal.

Day 1: As you advent to this sacred land undoubtedly you will horde your reminiscence with accumulating blissful experiences you can ever clutch anywhere else from. Historically treasured, culturally rich as well as naturally boon Kathmandu welcomes you with all its heart. As soon as you step here you will be greeted by our Earth Matter Trek`s authentic member. You after then will be escorted to the luxurious hotel where you will be provided a welcome cuisine and you will overnight stay there.

Day 2: Today after having breakfast we will take you to the most admired sightseeing areas of Kathmandu which is proud as well as pride of Nepalese people. You will relish an ancient treasure Basantapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and  Swayambhunath Stupa which reflects the local culture and tradition of Nepalese society. We will take you back to the hotel where you will spend overnight.

Day 3: An hour`s flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar takes you away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. The Tumlingtar flight if scheduled in the afternoon, the camp shall be put up in Tumlingtar itself. The afternoon could be spent in visiting this tiny village with its small teashops and airstrip. Briefing for the next day`s trip in the evening.

Day 4: After breakfast we will trek for about two hours at a gradual pace until Sabiya Khola. Briefing for the next day`s schedule. Get the equipments ready to start early for the following day.

Day 5: As soon as we get on the river. From Tumlingtar, we get started after breakfast. Today is pretty smooth except for little rough ones of grade III/IV.

Day 6: Today could be more challenging than the previous days. We come across quite a number of rapids one after another. The first encounter is a left- bend rapid, before the suspension bridge at Ranighat. A number of rapids follow after this; one after another we finally camp nearby blithe rapid.

Day 7: Today is pretty smooth and relaxed compared to the previous days. The Arun River now merges with river Sunkosi to form in to a confluence of river Saptakosi, one of the major rivers of Nepal, which further flows to merge with the famous Gange in India. Float along Saptakosi for another half an hour and we reach the site of a temple in Bara Chettra a Hindu temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. From here, float for another half an hour to Chattra. Drive back to Kathmandu and stay overnight in Hotel.

Day 8: A day of rest and relaxation, you can go for shopping and sightseeing. After breakfast we will drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square. After Kathmandu Durbar Square we will be visiting Swoyambhunath Stupa. Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. Swoyambhunath has developed into an important center of Buddhism. Our next destination is Patan Durbar square after then we will proceed for sightseeing tour to Great Stupa of Boudhanath. In the evening we will have fare well dinner together at an Authentic Nepalese restaurant.

Day 9: Our splendid journey of rafting in Nepal abolishes here and we will bid you farewell.

  Rafting / Kayaking