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Kayak School Nepal
Trip Overview
Learn to kayak in Nepal
Grade: I - III (beginner/progressive)
Time Of Year: April - May & September - November
Price: from £1195
Duration: 15 days
Departure Point: Kathmandu, Nepal
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As well as having some of the finest rivers in the world, Nepal is the perfect place to learn and develop your kayaking. Whether you’re a complete beginner or someone who just wants to brush up on their whitewater skills, this trip covers everything and more.

Situated on the banks of the Sun Kosi River, our Beach Camp is a superb place to base our first couple of days coaching. From basic strokes, ferry gliding and Eskimo rolls, to reading the rivers and picking your lines, you will have intense coaching and supervision by BCU qualified instructors based on your ability – to ensure that you really get the most from the trip.

Starting with a couple of single day trips on the Sun Kosi followed by a Whitewater Safety & Rescue day, we then progress onto 2 fully supervised Multi-days trips. The magnificent Sun
  Sunshine, mountains, warm water and heaps of fun - learning to kayak in Nepal!
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Kosi river is regarded as one of the top 10 river journeys in the world. Combined with the warm blue water of the Seti Khola these are the perfect introduction to real whitewater kayaking. Each with their own characteristics, these rivers will allow you to test your new skills and technique and offer a fabulous trip for both beginners and novice paddlers alike. With a chilled beer around the campfire in the evenings, a multitude of stories and we guarantee lots of hilarity – this really will be a trip to remember and the perfect introduction to whitewater kayaking!

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu. You will be met by an AdventureX Guide and escorted to your hotel. Time to relax and change and then we’ll head off to one of the many fine restaurants.
(No meals included)

Day 2
After a hearty breakfast we will transfer to the Beach Camp perched on the banks of the Sun Losi River. This is an amazing set-up with a beach, bar and showers on the riverside. In the afternoon we will kit out the kayaks and introduce you to the Sun Kosi River. Our qualified instructors will guide you according to your level.
(All meals included)

Day 3
We spend the day practising basic strokes and getting used to the water, terminology etc.. For the more advanced we use the moving water and work on learning to Eskimo rolls.
(All meals included)

Day 4
1/2 day moving water on the Sun Kosi around Sukute, then rescue practice/rope work etc after lunch. Your skills will be tested and we guarantee you’ll have a fantastic and very rewarding day kayaking. Head back to Beach Camp.
(All meals included)

Day 5
More moving practice water on the Sun Kosi around Sukute, with rolling practice after lunch. We have an early departure and head up to the 'Last Resort' close to the border with Tibet to take in the stunning surrounds and take a relaxing sauna or massage.
(All meals included)

Day 6 - 10
Having practised and learnt all the basics we load up our rafts and head off down the Sun Kosi river for 5 days. We take to the water, scouting and running the rapids, all the time becoming more confident with our kayaks. The flow of the Sun Kosi is interspersed with some great rapids making it an ideal place to work on our river reading and running skills. We drift the flatter sections, taking in the amazing surroundings and magnificent views of the surrounding forests and mountains. Upon reachin the town of Harkapor we take out of the river and head back to Kathmandu for a well earned freshen up and a night in a real bed!

Nights are spent camping on beautiful riverside sandy beaches, relaxing around a campfire as we enjoy a cold beer or two!
(All meals included (except evening meal in Kathmandu))

Days 11
Free time in Kathmandu for sightseeing, shopping, relaxing.
(Breakfast included)

Days 12 - 14
We head for Damauli to the put in for the Seti Khola. The Seti is a really warm low volume grade III+ river – different in character to the Sun Kosi. We travel down the river camping on its beaches in the evenings until we reach our ‘get out’ at the confluence with the Trisuli River. We then head back to Kathmandu for our final night and a celebratory meal together.
(All meals included (except evening meal in Kathmandu))

Day 15
After a rather leisurely breakfast we take you back to the airport for your return flight home.
(Breakfast included)

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Trip Dossier
The trip dossier contains full and detailed information of the trip including:
  • Full Trip Itinerary
  • Holiday Options (Safari, Trekking, Mountain Biking)
  • What is included in the trip
  • Getting to Kathmandu
  • Visa Requirements
  • Exchange Rates
  • Weather
  • Fitness
  • Dress code
  • Personal Equipment
This information can be used by those requiring more detailed information before making a decision about a trip, and should be downloaded and digested by all those booking a trip
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Dates & Pricing
Price includes: Airport pick-up and drop off, all accommodation, all meals whilst kayaking, guides, all transport during trip, permits, national park fees (where applicable).
Excludes: personal insurance, meals in Kathmandu, personal drinks (soft drinks, beer etc.), tips, international flight.
Nepal Kayak School
18 April - 02 May 2015 15 days £1195
07 November - 21 November 2015 15 days £1195
Deposit £250
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