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Rafting in Reting Tsangpo

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 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: 360 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 360 US Dollar (USD)

This incredible river journey was first paddled by Wind Horse in spring 2005. We access the Reting Tsangpo by its north fork, putting into a small alpine stream with incredible views of the Nyenchen Thanglha range near Lake Namtso. The north fork enters the main river on day two and we paddle big water through incredible alpine juniper forests and past nomad camps. Grand Canyon style rapids are interspersed with lazy flat sections and awesome surf waves for kayakers. A visit to Lake Namtso can be added on to this trip.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Drive Lhasa to put-in in the foothills of the Nyenchen Thanglha range. Raft for half day
Day 2: Full day rafting
Day 3: Full day rafting and exploring Reting Monastery
Day 4: Half day rafting then drive back to Lhasa.

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
- 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.

Note: The put-in is at 4450 m elevation so you must be acclimatised to undertake this trip.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:

- All meals
- Camping equipment
- Transportation
- All rafting equipment provided.

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