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Rafting in Drigung Chu

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 - 2 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 95 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 180 US Dollar (USD)

The Drigung Chu is situated in an exquisite alpine valley about 2 hours from Lhasa. The 2 day trip runs more whitewater and also includes a visit to the Tidrum Nunnery and hot springs. To undertake this trip you should be able to swim and you must be fit and fairly well acclimatized (at least 4 days in Lhasa). This run is quite technical so you will be expected to paddle often.

Your Itinerary:

1 Day Option:

- Depart Lhasa 8am
- Drive to Drigung Valley
- Full day of rafting
- Arrive Lhasa around 7 pm.

2 Days Option:

Day 1:

- Depart Lhasa 8am
- Drive to Drigung Valley
- Afternoon rafting then visit hot springs and nunnery.

Day 2:

- Full day of rafting
- Drive back to Lhasa
- Arrive Lhasa around 7 pm.

You need to bring the following:

- Bathing/swim suit
- Towel
- Sun hat and sunscreen (SPF 15 lip balm is recommended)
- Sunglasses with strap
- Refillable water bottle
- Camera and protective camera bag
- Pair of shorts to go over wet suit.

For overnight or multi-day expedition trips you should also bring:

- Warm clothing for off the river and evenings
- Sleeping bag (available for rental if required)
- Personal Toiletries
- Spare film and batteries
- Small torch/flashlight
- A book or cards.

1 Day trip: 25km rafting and 3-4 hours on the water
2 Day option: 40km rafting and 2 days on the water.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

1 Day Price: $95
2 Day Price: $180.

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