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The Tamur
Trip Overview
Trekking & Whitewater Kayaking/Rafting the Tamur river, Nepal
Grade: IV/IV+
Time Of Year: April - May & October - November
Price: 1295
Duration: 14 days
Departure Point: Kathmandu, Nepal
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The spectacular Tamur combines an exhilarating river expedition with one of the best short treks in the Himalayas.

Starting with a flight into Biratnagar we trek for 3 days upto a 10,000ft pass above the sacred lake. With the most magnificent views of Everest and Kanchenjunga, we descend into the lush valley arriving at Dobhan to start our amazing river expedition. The first rapids are powerful and continuous, hemmed in by steep canyon walls. In the middle section the river opens up and there are beautiful white sandy beaches. The last few days where the river turns back to the west is phenomenal. Towering waves leap skyward, with seemingly endless rapids.

  Brilliant white water on the Tamur
For people who want a trip that combines a spectacular short trek with intense whitewater, the Tamur is without a doubt the river to run. An unmissable trip!

Day 1
Arrive in Kathmandu. You will be met by an AdventureX Guide and then taken to your hotel for the evening. Hot shower then out to one of the many local fine restaurants.
(No meals included)

Day 2
Have the day to explore the amazing city of Kathmandu. Grab a taxi or rickshaw to visit some of the incredible temples and squares that make up this most vibrant of capitals. At 6pm we will have a pre-departure briefing then head off for a meal together.
(Breakfast included)

Day 3
After breakfast we head to the airport for a 55 minute flight to Biratnagar, taking in the amazing Himalayan views along the way. Transfer from Biratnagar to Basantapur for over night camp.
(All meals included)

Days 4 - 6
Trek to the start of the river. Some 40 porters are hired to carry all the equipment during the three day trek allowing us to concentrate on the amazing views of Kanchenjunga, Makalu and the Everest massif. This is one of the most stunning short treks in Nepal.
(All meals included)

Days 7 - 11
We put onto the river, tackling the rapids of the Upper Tamur, powerful and continuous, hemmed in by steep canyon walls either side. The river then opens out more, revealing more great whitewater and amazing sandy beaches.
(All meals included)

Day 11
The Lower Tamur is without a doubt one of the most exciting things you can do in Nepal, and quite possibly one of the best short rafting sections offered anywhere in the world. A full day on the river brings us to the sandy camp at the confluence of the Sun Kosi.
(All meals included)

Day 12
The final day we raft the Sun Kosi to Chatara. Flight back to Kathmandu.
(All meals included, except evening meal in Kathmandu)

Day 13
Free time in Kathmandu for shopping, sight-seeing etc.
(Breakfast included)

Day 14
After a rather leisurely breakfast we take you back to the airport for your return flight to Kathmandu.
(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
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Dates & Pricing
Price includes: Airport pick-up and drop off, all accommodation, all meals, guides, all transport during trip, internal flights, permits, national park fees (where applicable).
Excludes: personal insurance, meals in Kathmandu, personal drinks (soft drinks, beer etc.), tips, international flight.
Tamur Trekking & Rafting/Kayaking
17 October - 30 October 2015 14 days 1295
Deposit 250
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