Himalayan Rush 2 weeks
Paddle 5 Himalayan rivers on this kayaking trip - through stunning scenery, remote villages and some of the best white water!
On this two-week kayaking trip we paddle five of the great Himalayas rivers – Trisuli, Seti, Madi, Budhi and Marsyangdi. On one of the rivers we are completely self-supported for a few days – carrying what we need in our kayaks. This is the trip for paddlers who are looking for both big volume and creek boating, and are ready to push their skills to a new level!
DAY 1: Arrive to the Royal Beach Camp and get settled. Meet with the team, fit the boats and gear, and prepare for the expedition. We do a warm up paddle on the Trisuli river and have our pre-departure meeting in the evening over dinner. Overnight in safari tent or bamboo hut by the river.
DAY 2: Today we paddle the big waters of the Trisuli river, class III+. We get to know each others paddling skills and work on our group dynamics and communication. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and overnight by the river at Royal Beach Camp.
DAY 3 - 5: After an early breakfast we drive to the rarely paddled Budhi Ghandaki nestled into a deep valley with stunning views of Mt Manasalu. The river offers fun wave trains and technical sections in class III waters. We camp expedition style on the river banks and return to RBC on Day 5.
DAY 6: Time to head West and the world famous Marsyangdi river. We take on the challenge and paddle a class - IV section of white water. After kayaking we continue to Pokhara and stay overnight at a hotel.
DAY 7: Today we paddle the Upper Seti, a stunning class III – IV section of mostly creek boating with a spectacular view of the Annapurna range! The afternoon is spent at leisure by Pokhara's lake side and having a good rest.
DAY 8: Time to paddle the Classic Seti. We paddle class IV white water and do a few portages where the river goes under ground. Breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks. We return to Pokhara for the evening.
DAY 9 - 10: After breakfast we drive to Madi Khola for some creeking. Stay in a local tea house for the night - Nepali style of paddling. From there we drive directly to Marsyangdi, paddle all day and stay in a local teahouse for the night.
DAY 11 - 12: For two intense days we challenge ourselves on the Upper Marsyangi, a hard core river considered one of the top ten white water rivers in the world!
We stay overnight in a local tea houses and return to RBC on Day 12 for a celebratory beach BBQ.
DAY 13: After breakfast departure to Kathmandu.
This expedition requires previous kayaking experience, you should be able to paddle class III+ water confidently, have a solid roll and be willing to push your limit. The river leader will help you develop your paddling skills as you go.
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SEASON: October - May.
NO OF PARTICIPANTS: Group joining or private trip on request.
PRICE: On inquiry.
Private Bamboo Hut or Safari Tent accommodation, shared WC at the Royal Beach Camp as per itinerary.
Overnight in local tea houses and in hotel on shared basis, as per itinerary.
Self supported river expediton.
Kayaking with river leader and support team.
Pick up and drop Kathmandu - RBC - Kathmandu.
Transportation as per itinerary.
Dinners and lunch in Pokhara.
INSTRUCTORS / GUIDES: Our guides and instructors have many years of experience on Himalayan rivers and are IRGT - , WRT -, BC - and First Aid certified.
WHAT TO BRING:
Personal toiletries, incl. towel, sunscreen, soap & mosquito repellant. Please use eco friendly, biodegradable products.
Sports cloths and shoes for activities. Please use quick dry pants/shorts and t-shirt, avoid cotton. River shoes.
Personal kayaking equipment. Note that it will be subject to inspection. Kayak can be rented if needed.
Sleeping bag, mattress, flashlight and refillable water bottle.
Hat, sunglasses and change of cloths.
Personal medication if applicable.
TRIP STARTS & FINISH AT: Kathmandu.
We can arrange airport service and hotel in Kathmandu on arrival and departure. Please contact us directly.
Please note that the itinerary is subject to change, due to events beyond our control, such as time -, weather - and other safety considerations.