In between Kathmandu and Pokhara
The best water falls and swimming pool
full of adventure filled
Jalbire Canyoning in Nepal Overview
Jalbire Canyoning in Nepal involved walking, climbing, jumping, abseiling and swimming. This is an abseiling with the help of guide using rope through the waterfalls, canyons to deep pools below. The well experienced guide will set everything’s beforehand and guide to the other people. Nepal offers an adventure filled exciting Canyoning. Jalbire Jharana is one of the popular canyoning in Nepal which located in between Kathmandu and Pokhara.
Our expert canyoning guides will lead you in abseiling, jumping and sliding down steep canyon walls and waterfalls to deep pools below. It’s wet and wild and you’ll have a great time Cannoning in Nepal. There are many canyoning spot in Nepal. We recommend one of the best one in Jalbire (in between Kathmandu and Pokhara).
Before jump off to canyoning, our guide will give you personal safety briefing and about the canyons. You will use safety equipment (harness, figure 8, karabiner, helmet, wet suit, special shoes, pad and safety jacket). The weather is also a major portion of safety. You will have a basic weather information before departure. Further, while descending down, you and your guide will give an eye if any monkey and other animal are not jumping or running over the rock.
Canyons can be very easy or extremely difficult, though emphasis in the sport is usually on aesthetics and fun rather than pure difficulty. A wide variety of canyoning routes are found throughout the world, and canyoning is enjoyed by people of all ages and skill levels.
Jalbire a canyoning spot is also known as Lamo Jharana
is about 100km from Kathmandu. It will take about 3hrs from Kathmandu by a private car/ jeep. It is just near by the Trishuli river side and next to road. Walk about 45m and arrive to the starting point. Canyoning would be about 4 hrs including hiking, abseiling down and lunch. After lunch you can drive to your next destination or drive back to Kathmandu.
There are around 10 falls and 3 are major sections of 25m falls. The best time for canyoning is October to April. May is already pre monsoon season in Nepal, you should check the weather condition and June to September is a rainy season in Nepal. You will have a high volume of water which may not easy as in other month.
After finish the Fun filled canyoning , change the cloth and enjoy the lunch and drive to your onward destination.
- Private Transportation from Kathmandu/ Pokhara
- Equipment (wet suit, Karabiner, helmet, figure 8,)
- Lunch (bread, butter, egg, salad, apple, banana, juice, cheese, backed beans, tuna etc).
- Technical supporting guide
- Personal insurance of any kind
- Hotel or etc in Kathmandu and in Pokhara
- Personal equipment (change cloth, towel etc)
- Tipping to the guide and driver
Canyoning is a adventure sport with fun filled and also full of risk. You are advised to wear a proper gear for safety and pleasure. We will provide technical equipment including rope, figure 8, Karabinner, helmet, wetsuit, special shoes, pad and safety jacket. You have to bring your won change cloth with you.
bread, butter, egg, salad, apple, banana, juice, cheese, backed beans, tuna etc.
Guide: You will have a fully experienced and technically knowledgeable guide with English command.
Spring and Autumn and the best time whereas, the rainy season and winter are not considered best.
We will require a 25% advance payment to make a reservation and full payment should be down before the day trip start.
Who can do:
A physically fit person can do a canyoning.
Frequently Asked Questions
Trekking guide will have the license from Nepal government after the completion the formal training. Our trekking guide has the long experience to Annapurna Base Camp. He speaks English and keeps knowledge about High Altitude mountain sickness, first aid, Annapurna Mountain and its history, people and culture. We will provide a porter (helper to carry the luggage) with warm clothing’s while going to the high mountain. Our company will give priority to the local porter as much as they are available. Porter can speak little English but they are friendly and honest.
There are limited medical facilities in the Annapurna Base Camp Trekking trail. We recommend to our trekkers to bring their own medicine (a headache, stomach ache, painkiller, Diamox, bandage, iodine, cotton, gauze, handy place, common cold, diarrhea, and scissor). Do not expect doctor or medical clinic in the upper section.
We will accommodate you in nice and tiny guest houses in the Annapurna Base Camp trek. The guest houses are also known as the tea house. You have will your own room (twin sharing) but the bathroom is sharing. The guest houses are safe and are friendly. Your guide and porter will have their own room. From Deurali to ABC there are limited guest houses. In a busy season, you may have to share with more than 2 people in 1 room. The general understanding in trekking is sleep and eat at the same guest house. You will be served freshly cooked food. All the guest house have a standard menu with the fixed price which is set by the Local Lodge Management Committee. You can choose your meal from the menu.
There is electricity supply until the Annapurna Base Camp. There may have some power cut schedule in the winter season. Generally, they will ask you to pay extra for charging. Nepal has 220-volt power system. The power sockets are 2pin, 3 pins both are ok. Most of the guest houses offer paid internet services but upper section has no good reception for internet. For your convenient, you can buy a local SIM card in Kathmandu and buy an internet package.
Trekking in Nepal is safe. There is no life-threatening in Annapurna region from human but precaution is always advised. If you require an emergency lift up from the mountain we can send the helicopter from Kathmandu or Pokhara. The price of the Heli charter is per hour basis. That should be paid by yourself or by your insurance. You may buy a insurance which includes emergency evacuation (search and rescue).
Recommended Trekking Gear Lists:
- Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks and lightweight inner socks
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Fleece or wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Good wind/rain jacket
- Warm fleece jacket or jersey or pullover
- Good -20 Sleeping bag (can be rented or buy in Kathmandu or in Pokhara)
- A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Gloves (light and heavy)
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Some T-shirts
- Some Underwears
- Hiking shorts
- Sneakers and/or sandals
- Headlamp or torchlight with sphere batteries
- Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit)
- Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
- Daypack (approximately 25 ltr)
- Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
- Small wash towel
Chocolate, biscuit, chewing gum, Snickers or etc
Please bring a prmanent water bottle to refill the boiled water or to put iodine tablets to purify the water, rubbish bag to bring the rubbish till the lodge or to the right place and etc.
Himalayas are very fargile. We cant predict the weather condition. Our business is to take care of you in trekking. We give first priourity to your safety while in trekking. If the weather condition is very bad or you are seriously injured or sick, your leader will have a authority to amend or cancel the rest of the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.