Trisuli river tirp

Baireni to Kuringhat

The Trishuli being the most easily accessible river by far a trip on this river can be made for a varied durations, depending upon the availability of time and interest. A brief account on a common Trishuli trip is presented below:

A drive to the west for about two hours from Kathmandu takes you to the village of Baireni. After arrival in the village you can explore a small Hindu temple while the crewmembers the gear. The intricate woodcarvings about the windows and the doors of the temple are worth looking at.

The first day on the river is a leisurely scenic introduction to river life. There are several rapids but they only foreshadow at what is to come. Over 250 species of birds, including ibis bills, wall creepers, scarlet minuets lapwings and kingfishers are found about the river. Today’s camp will be near the village of Gajuri.

The second day is a scenic kaleidoscope: grain fields and village dot the surrounding hills, thick stands of forest alternate with cultivated areas while scenes of river side life complete the image. The terraced hillsides give the feeling of a tenacious people carrying on an age-old ritual.

Just above the confluence of the Burigandaki (which drains the area between Ganesh Himal and Manaslu) waits you difficult rapid, Tindevi (Three goddesses) named attar three large holes or drops, in the rapid. This evening’s camp will be near the village of Charaundi.

Shortly after you leaving camp, you hit white water on one of the most exciting ands accessible stretches of river in the world. A rapid called UPSET, very thrilling but difficult one to handle is encountered here. A few more high-class rapids are encountered during the day.

Of all the scenic variety you encounter, topography is one of the dynamic. The hill has lost their gentle appearance by now. A narrow gorge is entered where steep canyon walls and huge boulders dominate the scenery

The trip can be ended at Kuringhat a small and picturesque village. Once the gear is dismantled, begins the return to Kathmandu, which takes about four hours. The trip can, however, be continued as far as Chitwan National Park, depending upon your time and choice