1 Kali Gandaki descent

Fly to Jomosom, trek or take a jeep down the magnificent gorge of the Upper Kali Gandaki valley, then raft your way into the jungle national park at Chitwan.

2 The Seti

A tame, picturesque, easily accessible river, warmed by geothermal springs.

3 The Bhote Koshi

A short adrenaline rush on the steepest and hardest of Nepal’s raftable rivers, which plunges down from the Tibetan border.

4 The Marsyangdi

A magnificent, technical stretch of river.

5 The Sun Koshi

The perfect introduction to rafting in Nepal: eight varied days through remote hill country.

6 The Tamur

Six days of challenging whitewater in the far east, with the option of trekking to the put-in point through the beautiful eastern hills.

7 Kayak school

How cool is it to say you learned to kayak in the Himalayas?

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