Trisuli River

Adrenaline Rush Nepal Favorite

About the Trisuli

One of Nepal's most popular rivers, the Trisuli has something to offer for everyone from the experienced  kayaker to the first time rafter.  Its an ideal year round river located between the two tourist hubs of Pokhara and Kathmandu. A trip on the Trisuli will quench the white water desire of travelers with limited time in Nepal. The Trisuli meanders its way through scenic gorges and impressive valleys on its way to the plains. 

Rafting and Kayaking the Trisuli River

This is Nepal's main tourism river and the reasons are clear.  It is perfect for rafting and any water sports. This river offers fantastic day trips and an easy access point for traveling to all the big tourist destinations. The best things about the Trisuli is that it is kicking all year round, or at least the way we do it. Unlike other rivers of Nepal, this deep and wide river maintains it class 3-4 status in high water and low water.   The rapids on this river are not continuous but will usually be the biggest rapids on any short trip at any given time of year.   With fantastic rapids combined with scenic slower sections it is a great all around full day rafting trip of about 3-4 hours.

RIVER TRIP DETAILS

Meeting Point: Adrenaline Rush Pokhara Office at 7AM or Adrenaline Rush Kathmandu Office at 6:30AM
Start Rafting From: Charoudi to Kuringhat
Rafting: 3-4 hours
River Distance: 30km
River Class: 3-4
Season: All Year Round                    

RIVER TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Action all year (You tell us when you are coming we'll tell you what is the best thing to do)
  • Easy Access (Between Pokhara and Kathmandu, close to Chitwan National Park)
  • Your choice of Water Sports: Tubing, Rafting, Kayaking
  • Combination Rafting and Canyoning Trip
  • Stay at Camp Iccha
  • Cable Car Hill Trek can be added to any trip

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Best time for:

Nepal Kayak Clinic - January to May

Big Water Rafting Day Trip - June to October

Trisuli River Weather and Seasons

Summer and Fall - High Water Season

June to November

During monsoon the Trisuli transforms itself into a swollen torrent of raging white water.   It creates exciting and heart pounding adventure running as high and wild as the river itself. It is surely a trip not to be missed.   June to August is hot and humid with water wild water perfect for a fast action day trip with lots of splash.   September to November is when you will find Trisuli at its best!  At the water lowers from the crazy high monsoon levels the combination of rapids and fast moving water make this the best day trip in Nepal. 

Winter and Spring - Low Water Season

December to May

During the cool dry season we can go for months without any rain creating an drastic environment when our rivers are sometimes meters below their high water marks.   The Trisuli during this time still hold some of Nepal's best rapids but with a lot less punch than at high water times.  But don't worry winter time trips are some of our best; filled with rafting games, tubing fun, sunny days, warm sun and even a cliff jump if you want.   Even at low water this remains one of our favorite rafting and kayaking rivers in Nepal.  This is also the number one time to learn whitewater kayaking!

Information

  • Sunglasses
  • Small Camera
  • Shoes or Sandals that fit on your feet
  • Shorts/Tee Shirt
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen

  • Tourist Bus Transport to River
  • Qualified Guides and Safety Kayaker
  • Tasty Hygienic Lunch
  • Professional Equipment
  • Local Transportation to Kathmand/Pokhara/Chitwan

  • Personal Insurance
  • Sweets and Alcohol
  • Tips For Guides