Category Archives: Kayaking & Rafting Tour

Kayaking and Rafting

Paro Chhu (Bondey – Isuna Bridge)

 Location: Paro Valley, Western Bhutan

 Length: Approximately 10 km (3 hours)

Difficulty: Class III-IV

Flow: About 500 cfs

Season: March – April

Craft: Kayaks recommended due to narrow and steep rapids

Upper Pho Chhu (Wangthangkha – Samdingkha)

Location: Punakha Valley, Western Bhutan

Length: Approximately 7 km (2 hours)

Difficulty: Class III-IV

Flow: 2000 -3000 cfs

Season: March – April, October – November

Craft: Kayaks and Rafts

Mo Chhu – Tashitang Devil’s Gorge Section (Tashithang- Below Punakha Dzong)

 Location: Punakha Valley, Western Bhutan

 Length: 12 km, 5 -7 hours with scouting

Difficulty: Class V Flow: 1000 cfs

Season: February/December.

Craft: Kayaks only (too steep for rafts)

 (Caution: Higher than medium flows makes this run dangerous. High water runs are not recommended for amateurs)

Mangde Chhu – Upper Section (Yundo Choling Palace- Langthel)

 Location: Trongsa, Central Bhutan

 Length: Approximately 5 km (2 hours with scouting)

Difficulty: Class IV Flows: Approximately 3000 cfs

Season: March – April, November – December

Craft: Kayaks