Kathmandu, Chitwan with Rafting

Explore the home of Hindu and Buddhist deities, feel the adventure of getting wet and experience the wilderness

Tour of Kathmandu and Chitwan with rafting offers a unique opportunity for an amazing wildlife experience, accompanied by an exceptional river rafting adventure. The trip begins with a sightseeing tour to the most remarkable places in Kathmandu. After your thorough visits to the major places of Kathmandu valley, we offer you Rafting Nepal package, which will let you enjoy 3rd and 4th Grade rafting adventure in the Trishuli River for 3 heavenly hours. This rafting trip is sure to give you the most incredible experience filled with utmost thrill and excitement.

After an adventurous rafting session in Trishuli, your next destination is Chitwan. Chitwan National Park, situated in the tropical Terai region close to the borders with India, houses exotic flora and fauna, rich bird species and rare animals like one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger. In the National Park you get to enjoy other activities like elephant safari for sightseeing exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem, canoeing, bird watching and a walk in the wilderness accompanied by a trained guide. This adventurous trip presents you a memorable travel experience.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu
  • Day 2 Sightseeing tour of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • Day 3 Drive to Charaudi and raft to Kuringhat
  • Day 4 Raft to Mungling; drive to Chitwan - 3 hrs
  • Day 5 Safari Excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park
  • Day 6 Drive back to Kathmandu - 5/6 hrs; free evening
  • Day 7 Depart Kathmandu

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Arrive in Kathmandu

    It’s a panoramic thrill flying into Kathmandu on a clear day. The views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawling down below you are almost ecstatic, beginning a whole chain of memorable experiences that stay with you for a long, long time. And as your plane lands at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the arrivals and escort you to your hotel. .

  • Day 2

    Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath and Patan Durbar Square

    After a delicious breakfast, you begin today’s trip with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple and Buddhist Stupa of Swoyambhunath. Pashupatinath, a temple of Lord Shiva, is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus. From worshipping ceremonies to cremation, you get to witness various Hindu rituals in the surroundings of Pashupatinath. As you travel down to Swoyambhunath, you can capture a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath, a significant religious site for Buddhists, symbolizes ultimate truth for Nepali and Tibetan Buddhist sects. In the mid-day you stop for lunch. After lunch, you continue with your leisurely sightseeing in Patan. Patan is 5km away from Kathmandu Valley on the South-East. In Patan you get to visit Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Krishna Temple and Golden Temple. After this sightseeing tour, you become well acquainted with Nepalese culture. .

  • Day 3

    Drive to Charaundi, Raft to Kuringhat & Overnight Camp

    Early in the morning you head off for Charaundi and on your drive, most amazing natural vistas of Himalayan beauty sprawls before you. On reaching the destination, you set for river rafting trip to Kuringhat along the raging waves of river Kali Gandakhi. You conclude your whitewater river rafting for the day as you set up your camping site using tents for your overnight stay..

  • Day 4

    Raft to Mungling; drive to Chitwan - 3 hrs

    You continue your rafting trip today as well. While rafting to Mungling, you encounter more irresistible challenges and adventure. At around mid -day, you wrap up your whitewater river rafting trip and head off to Chitwan National Park. .

  • Day 5

    Safari Excursion in Royal Chitwan National Park

    Chitwan National Park houses rich wildlife, lush grasslands and rare species of bird and animals. Chitwan national park is your target destination. It gives a unique and exceptional wildlife experience, being the home to several rare species, in particular, the one-horned rhinoceros, Royal Bengal Tiger, leopard, bear, wild boar, deer, bison, crocodiles etc. Unlike African animals, those in Chitwan tend to be rather solitary and shy, but the chancing of sightseeing these are very high owing to the expertise and experiences of guides. You surrender yourself to the pure pleasure of jungle activities including wildlife safari, canoeing, bird watching etc..

  • Day 6

    Drive back to Kathmandu - 5/6 hrs; free evening

    After you have your share of wildlife experience, you return to Kathmandu. You can spend your time doing whatever independent activities you feel like..

  • Day 7

    Depart Kathmandu

    Our drive and airport representative drive you to the airport in time for your flight back home. We ensure that that you leave Kathmandu with cherishing memory and an experience of a lifetime..


The meeting and handling went very well. The meals during the tour and at the hotel were very well arranged. The tents used during the camping were well maintained. The hotel that we stayed in Kathmandu was nice. Bus used for the transportation was in good condition. The tour itinerary was very well designed because of which all my expectations were fulfilled.

- Ase Helms, Denmark

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The meeting and handling went very well. The meals during the tour and at the hotel were very well arranged. The tents used during the camping were well maintained.

- Ase Helms, Denmark Read Testimonials | Submit Your Testimonial

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