River Rafting in Bhutan – 7 Days


River rafting in Bhutan will not be disappointed by the rugged, untamed waterways of Bhutan. The rivers are plentiful with strong currents varying between slow, gentle flows in some places and powerful, ranging torrents that can be found throughout the country. There are easy routes for beginners and hair-raising runs for the veterans. The best time for rafting and kayaking is from March to April and November to December. Check out rivers of Bhutan.

Bhutan has six major rivers for sports activity and they are perfect for rafting and kayaking. You can try rafting and kayaking in Paro Chhu, Upper Pho Chhu, Mo Chhu- Tashitang Devil’s Gorge section and Mangde Chhu. Whether you’re a beginner or expert, looking for a gentle flow or a powerful rush of water, there are many levels of kayaking and rafting.

Sketch Itinerary for River Rafting in Bhutan

1 Land Paro – Transfer to Thimphu 2000 m
2 Tour of Thimphu 2200 m
3 Thimphu – Punakha 2400 m
4 Excursion in & around Punakha 3048 m
5 Punakha – Paro 1214 m
6 Excursion to Tiger’s Nest 3120 m
7 Depart from Paro 3120 m

Detailed Itinerary for River Rafting in Bhutan: sample itinerary

Service Includes during Bhutan Tour

  • Bhutan Visa (USD 40) arrangement service.
  • Government royalty (USD 65) and all the taxes.
  • Accommodations in 3 Star hotels.
  • Three meals a day breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Full time English speaking Bhutanese guide.
  • Private transportation and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Museums, rafting and parks fees indicated in the itinerary.
  • Bottled drinking water throughout the journey.

Excludes in the package during Bhutan Tour

  • Flight fares.
  • Personal expenses.
  • FIT Surcharge for one (USD 40 per person/night) and two persons (USD 30 per person/night).
  • Tips to guide, driver, rafting staff, hotel service, etc.
  • Single room supplement charge USD 30 per room per night.
  • Luxury hotels/resorts available on supplement cost.
  • Specialized /language guides available on supplement cost.
  • Travel / Medical Insurance.

Bhutan Visa processing

  • Bhutan visa is pre-process by our company.  Scaned copy of your passport has to be send to us. Processing Bhutan visa will take up to 7 days at the max.
  • your passport must be valid for more than 6 months at the time of arrival in Bhutan

Note: There are regular flights from Kathmandu, Bangkok and Delhi to Bhutan.

Please check Drukair Flight Schedule 2019.

The glacier fed rivers of Bhutan originating in the eastern Himalayas and gushing down to the southern foothills provide an ideal challenges for water sports like kayaking and rafting. The pristine natural setting and the sheer variety of the rivers’ courses provide a unique opportunity to explore Bhutan’s beautiful wilderness.