Imagine a country, first of all, from the point of view of Whitewater interest:-
- Over twenty major rivers with countless tributaries - many falling into the 'World Class' bracket.
- Levels ranging from scenic floats, steep difficult gorges to large volume multi-day adventures.
- Equally as many class 1 to 3 adventures as there are major expeditions.
- Warm water, great climate, friendly people and an incredibly rich cultural background.
Location & Geography
Nepal is easily accessible from Europe, Asia, the U.S. and Australasia. The season runs from
September to June offering plenty of scope for different river levels and weather. Some rivers
are just two hours from Kathmandu, less than one hour from Pokhara.
Over the distance of just 135 miles this country rises from the plains of India at around 200
feet a.s.l. to the summit of the mighty Mt. Everest at over 29,000 feet!
The mountain scenery is second to none and between the mountains are the beautiful valleys that
carry us on some of the most inspiring river journeys in the world.
The climate is monsoon based - rain in June, July & August. The main season (apart from monsoon
boating) is September through to December and then February into June.
Typical temperatures are . . .
October - 16low : 26high
December - 7low : 20high
February - 9low : 22high
April - 16low : 30high
Monsoon months expect a sticky - 20low - 30high
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