Rapidrunner Expeditions – The Best Rafting in Nepal, based in Pokhara

Lower Seti-Beautiful & Warm!

Flowing from Mount Fishtail, this picturesque river passes through two contrasting scenic areas with white beaches and warm blue water. This trip is perfect for the entire family. A 4 day kayak school is also available on this river for beginner and intermediate kayakers. This trip is ideal for combining with travel between Kathmandu and Pokhara or with going on Safari at the Chitwan National Park.
Photos from our Lower Seti trips can be viewed in our gallery !
1 Day Trip – June to Sept
River Grade: 3+
Departs from:
Rapidrunner Office Lakeside Pokhara or Kantipath in Kathmandu or Sunauli
Departure Time: 7am
Put In: Damauli (1hr by bus from Pokhara, 5hrs from Kathmandu, 3hrs from Chitwan)

Take Out: Gai Ghat (3hrs by bus to Pokhara, 4hrs to Kathmandu and 45mins to Chitwan)

Returns to: Rapidrunner Office Lakeside Pokhara or Kantipath in Kathmandu or Sunauli or Chitwan

Return Time: 6pm to Pokhara & Kathmandu, 3pm to Chitwan

Meals: 1 X lunch

Baggage: Take only what you need, we can securely store the rest for you in our office and if you are traveling on to a new destination, one of our team can bring your bags to the takeout.

Included: Raft Guides, Safety Kayakers, Support Staff, Rafting equipment, inc. CE rated helmet and buoyancy aid, Spray Jacket, Wetsuits if required, Meals, Transportation to and from the river, Waterproof ‘Pelican’ boxes & Dry Bags

Excluded: Insurance, Additional snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Optional tips for guides

NB: Hotel Pick-up and drop-off is available for groups, on request!

Trip Details

Depart at 7am from a choice of 3 locations and drive to Damauli, on the Seti River.  We start with a safety demonstration and instruction on different paddling techniques before encountering the Mira House and Saran Ghat rapids. after our lunch beside the river we tackle the Water Fall, Cheese Grater and Coffee Pot rapids. We have plenty of opportunities for swimming and enjoying our surroundings before arriving at the take-out point.

2 Day Trip – Oct to June

Rafting in lower setiRiver Grade: 3+

Departs from: Rapidrunner Office, Lakeside, Pokhara or Kantipath in Kathmandu or Saunali in Chitwan

Departure Time: 7am

Put In: Damauli (1hr by bus from Pokhara, 5hrs from Kathmandu, 3hrs from Chitwan)

Take Out: Gai Ghat (3hrs by bus to Pokhara, 4hrs to Kathmandu and 45mins to Chitwan)

Returns to: Rapidrunner Office  Lakeside Pokhara or Kantipath in Kathmandu or Sunauli or Chitwan

Return Time: 6pm to Pokhara & Kathmandu, 3pm to Chitwan

Accommodation: 1 night tented beach camp

Meals: 2 X lunch, 1 X dinner, 1 X breakfast

Baggage: Take only what you need, we can securely store the rest for you in our office and if you are traveling on to a new destination, one of our team can bring your bags to the takeout.

Included: Raft Guides, Safety Kayakers, Support Staff, Rafting equipment, inc. CE rated helmet and buoyancy aid, Spray Jacket, Wetsuits if required, Meals, Transportation to and from the river, Waterproof ‘Pelican’ boxes, Dry Bags, Camping Equipment

Excluded: Insurance, Sleeping Bag, Additional snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Optional tips for guides

NB: Hotel Pick-up and drop-off is available for groups, on request!

Trip Details

Depart Pokhara at 7am and drive to Damauli, on the Seti River.  We start with a safety demonstration and instruction on different paddling techniques before encountering the Mira House and Saran Ghat rapids. Our overnight camp will be made at Saran Ghat River Beach. The following morning we paddle gently downstream tackle the Water Fall, Cheese Grater and Coffee Pot rapids. We have plenty of opportunities for swimming and enjoying our surroundings before arriving at the take-out point.

N.B. During the monsoon the faster water makes this trip an exciting 1 day adventure.

All members of the Rapidrunner Guide Team are trained to international standards in Safety and First Aid and hold current Wilderness First Aid, CPR and WRT qualifications!