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Arun River Rafting - 07 Days


Arun River belongs to Koshi river system. The easiest way to get to the river is fly to Tumlingtar. Alternatively one can drive for 1 1/2 days and then trek for three days. The Arum River is one of the more advanced rivers in Nepal, and is for only three days on the river but the scenic mountain views and the unique wildlife makes it worthwhile. It is unique river passing through the two greenery hills usually explored by beginner and intermediate kayak learners and rafters.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
An hour's flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar takes you away from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. The Tumlingtar flight if scheduled in the afternoon, the camp shall be put up in Tumlingtar itself. The afternoon could be spent in visiting this tiny village with its small teashops and airstrip. Briefing for the next day's trip in the evening.
Day 02: Trek
Savaiya Khola breakfast will normally be served at 8: 30 AM. Trek for about two hours at a gradual pace until Sabiya Khola. Briefing for the next day's schedule. Get the equipments ready to start early for the following day.
Day 03: Megan Besi
As soon as we get on the river. From Tumlingtar, we get started at 9:30 AM after breakfast. Today is pretty smooth except for little rough ones of grade III/IV.
Day 04: Rafting
Today could be more challenging than the previous days. We come across quite a number of rapids one after another. The first encounter is a left- bend rapid, before the suspension bridge at Ranighat. A number of rapids follow after this, one after another we finally camp nearby blithe rapid.
Day 05: Rafting at Arun River
Today is pretty smooth and relaxed compared to the previous days. The Arun River now merges with river Sunkosi to form in to a confluence of river Saptakosi, one of the major rivers of Nepal, which further flows to merge with the famous Gange in India. Float along Saptakosi for another half an hour and we reach the site of a temple in Bara Chettra a Hindu temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. From here, float for another half an hour to Chattra . Drive back.
Day 06: Back to Kathmandu
We will drive back to Kathmandu and visit small shops of Ason and Thamel. Will have cultural dinner.
Day 07: Departure
Our adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! A representative from Nepal Gogo trek will take us you to the airport.


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