“Seti” means white. So, from its name it is cleared that it is white flowing river rafting area. This river is ideal for those who are looking for a short two-day trip in a remote location, the river Seti is suitable for maximum beginners and family group outing. This river takes rafters through a lovely forested regions and over plenty of easy rapids. The point being close to the Kathmandu-Pokhara Highway, and is easily reached after a short drive. The surroundings greenery induces a warm feeling on one of Nepal’s warmest rafting river. A rafter also gets the opportunity to swim or just take relax on the sandy beach and also can take a fresh airy surroundings with freedom.

The warm and beautiful Seti River passes through stunning jungle scenery, green hills and valleys. It is an excellent river for bird-watchers and those interested in the abundance of nature found on this trip.

Seti RiverThis normally gentle river has plenty of small and straightforward rapids. During the monsoon months the intensity of the rapids increases and attracts a radically different set of rafters.

Rafting on Seti River – is an ideal trip for those wanting to experience some of the stunning river scenery in Nepal without the intensity of complex or challenging rapids. The Seti is a very suitable river for family trips and it’s the best river to learn kayaking in Nepal.

Season                               Grading                                         Water Volume

September – December            3+                                            Approx.50 cumecs

January – May                            3+                                           Approx. 20 cumecs

June – August                             4+                                           Approx 100 cumecs


Damauli, the put-in point for rafting on Seti River is 5 hours from Kathmandu by tourist bus. Himal Reisen  arranges transportation for you. The 35 km of river action take 2 days. The take-out point of Seti river trip is at Gaighat and it is approximately 4 – 5 hours drive from both Kathmandu and Pokhara.


Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Transportation
  • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during rafting trip
  • Rafting Permits
  • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only on winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and safety and medical equipments.
  • Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc).
  • Tented accommodation with camp fire.
  • Kayak
  • First aid box.


Cost Exclude

  • Bottled water, drinks and alcoholic beverages.
  • Hotel accommodations & meals (if you stay at hotel)
  • Emergency evacuation.
  • Things of personal use.
  • You’re insurance.
  • International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
  • Tips to staffs
  • Sleeping bag (1 us per night).


This is departure.


What we provide

Along with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit.

We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided. Sleeping bags can be supplied upon request.

All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.


Cata What to bring

Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt or swimwear for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.


What you need to tell us

Please tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is essential that you inform us of any medical conditions that may affect your well-being on the trip.

Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.



Himal Reisen takes the safety of its clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and other European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.


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