Nepal is one of the best and most popular countries for one-day or multiple-day white water rafting and kayaking. There are 16 rivers in Nepal that are open for white water rafting and kayaking. Several of the rivers offer one-day or two-day trips, others offer three, six and even eight days. For those interested in real prolonged adventure, there is ten-day plan available too.
There are a vast number of rafting companies in Nepal and choosing the correct one is essential. It is very important to have river guides that are qualified with training and experience of international standard with ability of good English speaking skills, providing you with top-level safety and high-end equipment. Each river guide is enriched with wide knowledge of flora and fauna which is a great advantage to enhance your adventure experience. One must consider a few more significant features to identify a good rafting and kayaking company in Nepal:
- The company has to be registered under law of Tourism Ministry of Nepal Government and Nepal Association of Rafting Agents (NARA).
- Guide must have: First-Aid + CPR certificates, White Water Rescue Technician (WRT) certificates of International Rafting Federation (IRF) and international work experience.
With all of the above, you are bound to have a great adventure!