Seti River Rafting

Seti River Rafting

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  • Starting PriceUS$ 250

  • Duration of Trips2 Days

  • Location: West Nepal

  • Type of Trip: Rafting

  • Max. Altitude:

  • Trip Grade:3+

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Seti River Rafting

The Seti River rafting is an exciting adventure through the stunning landscapes of Nepal. Flowing through picturesque jungles, green hills, and captivating valleys, the Seti River offers a memorable rafting experience. With its warm and inviting waters, the Seti River creates a perfect setting for rafting enthusiasts. The gentle rapids and calm flow of the river make it suitable for rafters of all skill levels, including beginners. It's an ideal choice for families, adventure seekers, and those interested in learning kayaking. The best time to go Seti River rafting is during the spring and autumn seasons when the weather is pleasant, and the water levels are favorable. However, it's important to check with local operators for up-to-date information on river conditions.

Seti River rafting is not just about adventure; it also allows you to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Nepal. The river is surrounded by lush jungles and is home to a diverse range of wildlife, making it a paradise for nature enthusiasts and birdwatchers. For those seeking a more thrilling experience, rafting on the Seti River during the monsoon months offers increased rapids and a higher level of excitement. Experienced rafters can enjoy the adrenaline rush of navigating the challenging rapids during this time.

Seti River rafting offers a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rafter, the Seti River promises an unforgettable journey through Nepal's captivating landscapes. Get ready to paddle, embrace the river's rhythm, and create lifelong memories.

Seti River: Warm and beautiful (2 days)

Season Grading Water Volume
 September - December  3+  Approx.50 cumecs
 January - May  3+  Approx. 20 cumecs
 June - August  4+  Approx 100 cumecs


Day 01Drive to Damauli, and short rafting trip/ camping at Corridor of jungle near the riverbank

Day 02Corridor of jungle nears the riverbank to Gaighat; rafting till 3PM (approx.) and drive back to Kathmandu or visit Chitwan National Park or drive to Pokhara. Note: Rafting itinerary can be changed as per different situation.

Cost Details

Cost Includes

    • Transportation from / to Kathmandu by tourist bus as per itinerary.
    • All International standard rafting equipment as necessary (Such as self bailing rafts, helmets, life jackets, kayaks, plastic paddles and spray jackets etc.)
    • Well-trained and highly experienced rafting guides, cooks, and other helper staff.
    • Camping & Cooking equipment (tents, mattress & kitchen gear).
    • 3 times’ a day continental & Nepalese meals during the rafting period (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
    • Accommodation in 2 person capacity tent during the rafting
    • All staffs salary, insurance, meals etc.
    • All necessary fees, Government/Local taxes, all national park and conservation area fees. Tourist service charge,

Cost Excludes

    • Any type of personal expenditure such Alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, and laundry.
    • Food & accommodation cost in case of any natural accident caused by weather.
    • Tips, Gratuities and other expenditure.
    • Rescue & insurance such as travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss.
Note: To ensure a safe and enjoyable rafting trip, it's important to choose a reputable rafting operator. They will provide experienced guides, high-quality safety equipment, and thorough instructions on safety procedures. Following their guidance and wearing the provided safety gear, such as life jackets and helmets, will ensure a memorable and secure experience.


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What is Seti River rafting?
- Seti River rafting refers to the adventure sport of navigating the Seti River in Nepal on inflatable rafts. The Seti River is a popular destination for rafting and offers thrilling experiences to adventure enthusiasts.

Where is the Seti River located?
- The Seti River is located in the western part of Nepal, near the city of Pokhara. It flows through scenic landscapes and offers a great rafting experience amidst the stunning natural beauty of Nepal.

How long is the Seti River rafting trip?
- The duration of a Seti River rafting trip can vary depending on the chosen itinerary and package. Typically, a single-day rafting trip lasts for around 2-3 hours, while multi-day trips can extend up to several days, including camping and overnight stays by the river.

What is the difficulty level of Seti River rafting?
- Seti River rafting is generally considered to be of moderate difficulty. It is suitable for beginners as well as experienced rafters. The river features mostly class II and III rapids, which provide an exciting but manageable rafting experience. However, the difficulty level can vary depending on the water flow and the specific section of the river being rafted.

When is the best time for Seti River rafting?
- The best time for Seti River rafting is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons in Nepal. During these months, the weather is generally pleasant, and the water levels are suitable for rafting. It's important to check with local operators or guides to get the most up-to-date information on the river conditions.

Are there any age or fitness requirements for Seti River rafting?
- Seti River rafting is suitable for people of various age groups and fitness levels. Most operators have a minimum age requirement, which is typically around 12 years old. It's important to have a basic level of physical fitness and be comfortable in water. However, specific requirements may vary among different rafting operators, so it's recommended to inquire beforehand.

What should I bring for Seti River rafting?
- When going for Seti River rafting, it's advisable to bring the following items:

  • Swimwear or quick-dry shorts and T-shirt
  • Securely fitting sandals or water shoes
  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Personal medication (if required)
  • Water bottle
  • Waterproof camera (optional)
  • Dry clothes for after the rafting trip

It's essential to check with the rafting operator about any specific gear or equipment they provide or recommend.

Is rafting in Seti River safe?
- Rafting in Seti River can be considered safe if proper safety measures are followed. It's crucial to choose a reputable and experienced rafting operator that provides professional guides and high-quality safety equipment. Listen to the instructions given by the guides, follow safety guidelines, and wear the provided safety gear, including life jackets and helmets. However, like any adventure sport, there is always a certain level of inherent risk involved, and it's important to be aware of that.

Can I go rafting on Seti River without prior experience?
- Yes, you can go rafting on Seti River without prior experience. Seti River is suitable for both beginners and experienced rafters. If you're a beginner, it's recommended to choose a rafting operator that provides experienced guides who can teach you the basics of rafting and ensure your safety throughout the trip. It's always a

River Rafting Scale:

River Rafting is divided into five scales according to the international rafting standard.

Scale 1 : Simple & Very Easy: Trisuli river

Scale 2 : Slightly difficult: Seti and Marshyangdi river

Scale 3 : More difficult: Bhotekoshi and Sunkoshi river

Scale 4 : Very difficult: Kali Gandaki

Scale 5 : Extremely difficult: Karnali.

Major Rafting Rivers in Nepal:

Name of River Duration River Grade Starting Point Ending Poing
Trisuli 01-02 Days 3+ Baireni Simaltar
Bhote Kosi 02 Days 5+ Barbise Dam
Kali Gandaki 05 Days 4+ Baglung Mirmi
Seti 02 Days 3+ Damauli Gaighat
Sunkoshi 09 Days 5 Class Dolalghat Chataira
Karnali 10 Days 5 Class Sauli Bhen Bridge
Marshyangdi 04 Days 5+ Ngadi Bimal Nagar
Seti River Rafting