WHITE WATER RAFTING TOUR

WHITE WATER RAFTING IN BHUTAN

Bhutan is a tiny Buddhist kingdom with a great natural beauty located between India and China. Bhutan travel with Beyond Adventure & Tourism is now considered comfortable as home. Experience some adventure activities like white water Rafting or Kayaking or Trekking with us will be one of your most unforgettable memories of your life. We can now easily incorporate a rafting experience in your private tour package.

Rafting
The crystal clear rivers of Bhutan are one of the most fascinating routes for Rafting and Kayaking in South Asia. These white water rivers are feb by the glacial-melt of the Eastern Himalayas, six major rivers (Wang Chhu, Sunkosh, Puna Tsang Chhu, Mangde Chhu, Kuri Chhu and Dangme Chhu and their tributaries), have been scouted for kayaking and rafting.

Adventurous travelers will be thrilled by the rugged, untamed waterways of Bhutan. The rivers are plentiful with strong currents varying between slow, gentle flows in some places and powerful, raging torrents can be found throughout the country.

The best time Rafting
From March to April and November to December

Safety:
Beyond Adventure & Tourism offers you a set of well trained and experienced river guides who have been studying these rivers for many years. Your safety is our concern and our rafting service has been certified from the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) and holds a license from the Royal Govt. of Bhutan with full safety issues taken into consideration.

Rafting and Kayaking Routes in Bhutan
Upper Pho Chhu (Wangthangkha – Samdingkha)
Location: Punakha Valley, Western Bhutan
Length: Approximately 7 km (2 hours)
Difficulty: Class III-IV
Flow: 2000 -3000 cfs
Season: March – April, October – November
Craft: Kayaks and Rafts

Kayaking Routes in Bhutan
Mo Chhu – Tashitang Devil’s Gorge Section (Tashithang- Below Punakha Dzong)
Location: Punakha Valley, Western Bhutan
Length: 12 km, 5 -7 hours with scouting
Difficulty: Class V
Flow: 1000 cfs
Season: February/December.
Craft: Kayaks only (too steep for rafts)
(Caution: Higher than medium flows makes this run dangerous. High water runs are not recommended for amateurs)

Mangde Chhu – Upper Section (Yundo Choling Palace- Langthel)
Location: Trongsa, Central Bhutan
Length: Approximately 5 km (2 hours with scouting)
Difficulty: Class IV
Flows: Approximately 3000 cfs
Season: March – April, November – December
Craft: Kayaks

Paro Chhu (Bondey – Isuna Bridge)
Location: Paro Valley, Western Bhutan
Length: Approximately 10 km (3 hours)
Difficulty: Class III-IV
Flow: About 500 cfs
Season: March – April
Craft: Kayaks recommended due to narrow and steep rapids