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  • Learn with the Himalayan Whitewater Champion!!
  • Learn all the basics of whitewater kayaking
  • Practice your roll in our swimming pool
  • Tackle up to grade III rapids
Over four days we will teach you all the basics of whitewater kayaking. From our river side camp, we have the perfect location to teach even those who have never been in a kayak before. From the safety our of swimming pool and the 'lake' in front of our camp, we will take things as fast or as slow as you need. Each trip is tailored to the individual needs of the client.

You will learn how to roll and how to read rapids, bracing and eddying and in/out. At the end of the trip, you should be confident to take on up to grade III rapids. The Trisuli River is the ideal place to learn as there are a series of gentle rapids to get you used to paddling before we build up to the bigger ones. Roll session can take place in our camp swimming pool as well.

If you fancy trying out a new sport and have a good sense of adventure, this is a trip not to be missed!
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5.0 - Excellent Based on 1 review
First time kayaking - I'm hooked!
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5 - Excellent
“Having done a lot of rafting in my life, I decided to try kayaking as well. Although it is difficult at the beginning, one you grasp the basics it is so much fun. This trip runs from GRG's Trisuli base camp which is a beautiful place to spend a few days. They taught me everything from how to safely get out of the kayak, how to roll, how to paddle some massive rapids! It was great. I can't wait to get back in a kayak again!”
Camping
We will meet you in Thamel, Kathmandu at 6.30am where we will drive four hours to our base camp. Here we will settle you into your tents, show you around and get you sorted into your kayak equipment. We will then go down to our private beach where our guides will talk you through safety proceudres and give you a demonstration on land. We then get into the kayaks and practise going up and down on the lake in front of the camp. After a few hours we will stop for lunch.

After lunch we will paddle down from our camp, 7km to Manakamana Cable Car. On this section of the river you will encounter some small Grade II rapids which will boost your confidence. It's then back to camp for an evening around the campfire, or chilling by our swimming pool with views of the river below.
Camping
We will start day 2 off with a hearty breakfast from our camp. We will then do some roll practise in our swimming pool before running the same section of river we did the day before to build your confidence. After lunch, depending on how you are progressing, we will either do some skills practise in the lake in front of the camp, or travel up 5km and paddle a new more challenging section.
Camping
Day 3 is when we really start pushing you. We will go up the river today and paddle down taking on bigger and harder rapids. You should feel more confident now and be able to read the lines through the rapids.
Depending on your ability, we will either run the same section as day 3, or if you are able, take you even higher up the river and run the normal rafting section. Which will have you tackling many Grade III rapids. If you've made it up here, you've done great!
what’s included
  • All kayaking equipment
  • Qualified and professional, English speaking guides
  • Tented accommodation
  • Transport to and from Kathmandu
  • Meals and drinks (non-alcoholic)
  • River permits
what's excluded
  • Personal Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Visas
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Although no previous experience is required, kayaking is a physical sport so you need to have a basic level of fitness and come with a good sense of adventure! Minimum age 16
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