|Departure:||Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
Seti River (2-days) “Family Classic Wildness & Warm water course”
This magnificent river winds its way down picturesque scenery, lush forests, green valleys and hills. The warm and enchanting river is a haven for birdlife and other Himalayan flora and fauna and is recommended for ornithologists, ordinary bird watchers and naturalists. This gentle river having its origins in the Himalayas, has simple and straightforward rapids. The peak monsoon season sees an intensity in the rapids and summons more die hard rafting enthusiasts.
The Seti River is ideally suited for those who wish to take in the spectacular Himalayan scenery without the complexities and challenges of tackling high grade rapids. Also recommended for family trips and kayaking beginners.
Accessibility and Location
This river’s put in point is the Madi River Bridges situated at Damauli and after a 2 day rafting adventure you come out at Gaighat just below the Trishuli River confluence. Transfer at Damauli is possible from Pokhara ( approx 2 hours ) and Kathmandu ( approx. 4 ½ hours ) or Chitwan National Park ( approx. 1 hour ). After ending your trip you can proceed to Pokhara ( approx. 4-5 hours ) or Chitwan National Park ( approx. 1 hour ) or drive to Kathmandu ( approx. 5 hours ). Nepaltours provides either private transportation or tourist buses to and from the put in and take out point- this depends on the requirements of the client (s).
This family classic journeys through Pokhara’s limestone gorge valley. It passes through pristine green forest scenery, excellent bird watching areas, typical Nepali villages and clean sandy beaches. The rapids are also easy-going. The monsoon season sees an increase in the volume of water thereby calling for greater adrenaline seekers.
The Seti river is best suited for those who choose to enjoy the spectacular riverine scenery of Mid-Western Nepal without demanding rapids. An ideal family adventure and also recommended for learning kayaking.
|September – December||iv||Approx. 300 cumecs|
|January – May||iv-||Approx. 200 cumecs|
|June – August||Iv+||Approx. 450 cumecs|
Trip Preparation and pre-departure meeting
Before heading every outdoor trip we would like to request to our guests to be gathered at our office for pre-departure meeting as it is also prime concern to introduce with our team-Trip Leader, Guides, trip staffs and other guests, complete final official formalities, discuss about the trip system, timetable and other important matters to make your happy journey successful.
Equipments and services we provide for the trip
Best quality self-bailing inflatable raft, Whitewater safety helmet, modern plastic paddle, neoprene-wetsuit, PFD-lifejacket, Dry top Jacket, Waterproof Container/Barrel for camera and valuables things, Dry bag, First-Aid Kits and Tents/mass fly sheet and sleeping mat, other necessary camping gear cooking utensils, hygienically prepared food and drinks.
Things you need to bring for the trip
River wear gear: shorts- half pant, T-shirts (long sleep for sun protection), swim wear, Sun Cap/Glass/Cream, personal water bottle, a pair of river sandals.
For the camp site wear: Personal sleeping bag, lightweight shirts, Trouser/pant, under garments socks, a towel, light shoe, Fleece type pullover, flash light, personal toiletries, camera, reading and writing materials, medication recommended by your doctor.
Mountain River Rafting team takes safety issues very seriously for every rafting trip and believe every happy outdoor trip is a safe one. Our team members have updated training courses – AR/CPR, Wildness First-Aid and Whitewater Rescue Technician conducted by Rescue 3 International. Besides in every trip also provides expert safety kayaker for rescue and make your rafting journey with us more comfort and enjoyable.
Care of Environment
The care of environment is our prime concern responsibility to protect the wildness resources of Nepal for future generation. We practice and follow minimum impact polices on our every outdoor journey- by using gas or kerosene as a cooking fuel instead of local firewood. Moreover by disposing and cleaning both biodegradable and non-degradable properly from the campsite.