Relish the easy rapids of Seti River in an isolated area with beautiful jungle in sight! Seti River rafting is a best option for experiencing the thrust of white water with family and friends. Owing to its easy rapids, Seti river rafting is mostly for the rafting beginners and for those who would like to avoid risks. Lying near to a jungle, Seti River can be a best place to observe the birds in varieties. As the river flows from the Himalayan peaks, it possesses a plenty of small and straightforward rapids. If you can’t get enough of rapids, you ca opt for rafting in the monsoon season. The monsoon rain adds to the intensity of rapids in the rivers which is vigorous and wild.
The literal meaning of Seti is “white”. The river water of Seti is mixed with white clay which gives it a whitish look. However, the river water is white only in monsoon due to the force of rain water. The serenity and purity of the river in other seasons cannot be questioned. Seti River rafting is highly recommended family trip for rafting, kayaking, bird watching, wildlife and countryside exploration. Enjoy these adventure activity with your family as the journey passes through the settlements of Magar people. Learn about the unique aspects of Magar culture, lifestyle and many more.
Seti River Rafting starts at Damauli, a small village that lies in the Prithivi Highway in between Mugling to Pokhara. We take a drive along the Trishuli River admiring the lush landscape for around six hours until we reach Damauli. Upon our arrival, we attend a short briefing programme and continue 32 kilometres rafting until we reach at the confluence of Trishuli and Kaligandaki River at Devghat. We officially end our rafting journey at Devghat.
Seti River, a warm river rafting is a perfect destination for family outing and get together in a picturesque environment. Enjoy the birds chirping in an isolated area with the white water fun as you accompany Nepal Hiking Team for rafting experience!
- Day 1: Pokhara – Damauli – Rafting, 2 hrs drive and 3 hrs rafting
- Day 2: Riverside Camp – Rafting – Chitwan/Kathmandu, 4 hrs rafting and 3-4 hrs driving
- All ground transportation by private vehicle
- Meals as specified in ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary
- Rafting guides, safety kayaks, all rafting and camping equipment
- All permits and entry fees
- Government taxes, service charges, etc.
- Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary
- International flights
- Nepal entry visa
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratuities
Day 1: Pokhara – Damauli – Rafting, 2 hrs drive and 3 hrs rafting
We leave Pokhara in the morning and drive to Damauli, 2 hrs, our put in point. After the rafts are rigged we will set off down the Seti River. We spend the whole day within its forested canyon. The luxuriant vegetation we see is a remnant of the vast forested area, which once covered the middle hills of Nepal. Even now we are objects of curiosity to the villagers.
Travelling by rafts is a perfect way to view undisturbed wildlife. When we stop for lunch we have time to explore, Photograph, bird watch, swim or relax. Later in the afternoon we encounter a small, but technical rapid near the village of Saranghat. Inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generations of service with the Gurkha forces Saranghat, is a colorful middle hills village. We will set up camp on a spacious beach below the village. Lunch and dinner included.
Day 2: Riverside Camp – Rafting – Chitwan/Kathmandu, 4 hrs rafting and 3-4 hrs driving
After we have finished breakfast and repacked the raft, we will set off down river. Later we encounter the technical rapid grade 3 shortly after the rapid we leave Seti Khola and enter Trisuli River. Here the middle hills recede and the Terai plain opens before us. The Topography has changed dramatically. The twisted severe rock formations give away to sandstone and gavel deposited by antecedent rivers. After lunch we have opportunity to visit a unique religious community , Devhgat . Each Year thousands of pilgrims visit the ashram to worship. The rafting ends at Gaighat and drive back to Kathmandu or visit Chitwan National Park.
If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.