Nepal - Biking, Rafting & Kayaking (Chapter)
This is the Biking, Rafting & Kayaking chapter from Lonely Planet’s Nepal guidebook.
While Nepal may be synonymous with trekking, its world-class rapids and exhilarating mountain descents are made for white-water rafting and mountain biking. Your choice of activity may depend on your level of fitness - and on how much of a buzz you can handle.
- savour dawn views over the Himalaya during a two-day cycle
- explore historic Newari towns off the beaten track
- get the adrenaline pumping while navigating rapids on a raft
- learn to kayak surrounded by jungle scenery
Coverage includes: Mountain-Bike Routes: the Scar Road From Kathmandu, Kathmandu to Pokhara, Upper Mustang - Jomsom to Lo Manthang, Muktinath to Pokhara, Kathmandu Valley Loop via Nagarkot & Namobuddha, the Rajpath from Kathmandu, Hetauda to Narayangarh & Mugling, Pokhara to Sarangkot & Naudanda, Rafting & Kayaking Routes: Trisuli, Bhote Kosi, Upper Sun Kosi, Seti Khola, Upper Kali Gandaki, Marsyangdi, Sun Kosi, Tamur and Other Rivers.
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