*** 2019 Himalayan Whitewater Challenge 18th "EVERY PADDLERS DREAM" 26-28 November, 2019 World Class White Water River Bhote Koshi Event Organized By NEPAL ASSOCIATION OF RAFTING AGENCIES (NARA) ***  |
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Bhote Koshi River Clean-Up Campaign Kicks Off Bhote Koshi River Clean-Up Campaign Kicks Off

Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) kicks of the "Bhote Koshi River Clean–Up Campaign 2017" at  Khadichaur suspension bridge area and ends to Sukute Beach on April 3rd and 4th 2017 (Chaitra 22 and 23, 2073), Sundhupalchk.

 NARA president Chandra P. Dahal exposed his visions with the slogan of " Save our Rivers as Heritage Rivers", "Save the Rivers for Tourism", "Save the Rivers for White Water Rafting" and "Keep our Rivers always Clean"  in a  clean-up campaign. Our minimum effort can be change so effectively that can be save the rivers for the tourist, ecology, human settlement, white water rafting and livelihood.

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River Guide Training  Notice River Guide Training Notice
Nepal Association of Rafting Agncies (NAR) is organising Rafting Guide Training for inservice river guides in a association with NATHM like past years. Training will start from 9 January 2017 for 12 days. All members are requested to register their interested river guides at  at NARA secretariate, candidate must be enroll before 5 January 2017. 
Enrolment Procidure
• Registration Starting: 29th December, 2016 (10:00am to 3:00pm).
• Registration Closing: 05th January, 2017, Late 4:00 pm.
• Training Start: 09thJanuary, 2017. 
Supported Documents 
• Three copy pp size photos 
• Photo Copy of Educational Certificates 
• Citizenship Photocopy
• Company recommendation letter  (2-5 years river experiences)
• Original Bank Deposit Voucher Rs. 11,000

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Invitation to contribute for Blood Donation Invitation to contribute for Blood Donation
Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) is going to organise BLOOD DONATION Campaign on 26 December 2016 at Tridevi Party Venue, Thamel. WE would like to invite all welwishers to take part in this campaign 10.30 AM onward..
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NARA going to organize Rafting Festival Program. NARA going to organize Rafting Festival Program.
 This our pleasure to announce that NARA is going to organize a Rafting Festival in Trishuli River on 28th May as its regular program every year. You are invited to come and join to make it more fun with memorable and enjoy Rafting. 
There will be more than 300 participants with rafting and safety kayak. 
Tickets are available in NARA secretariat
Please contact
4700212/ 4700020

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15th Himalayan Whitewater Challenge 2016 15th Himalayan Whitewater Challenge 2016

Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA)  is happy to announce you all that our Event of the year "15th Himalayan White Water Challenge 2016" would take place in Upper Seti River (north from Pokhara) from 28-30th November 2016. We wold like to invite to all the competitor, amateurs, well wishers to come and take part to this event. 
Your participation would make difference and meaningful and time to show your talent.

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Trisuli Clean Up Program Kicks Off Trisuli Clean Up Program Kicks Off

Nepal Rafting Association of Nepal(NARA) has successfully completed the Trisuli Clean Up and Interaction Program with the huge participations in Trisuli River at Fishling. NARA has been seeking the role of the Government of Nepal, Nepal Tourism Board (NTB), NARA, Tourism Associations and Tourism Entrepreneurs of Nepal to comple this historic campign to save the rivers for the tourist and ecology as well . The cleaning program was started from Fishling to Kuringhat which is the popular white water river rafting ending point in Trisuli River on 20th March 2016.

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PICNIC program has sucessfully PICNIC program has sucessfully
Thanks to all members who was involved in this PICNIC program which is held on 8 feb 2016 in Sallaghari, Bhaktapur. Which is a good chance to introduction each other and also discuss about how to growth NARA .
  Nepal associatio of Rafting Agencies (NARA)

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Blood Donation Program successfully Blood Donation Program successfully
Blood donation program has been success which is organize by NARA in 27th anniversary of NARA on 26 December. Thanks to all member, HARGAN, and friends who helps to us support for success this program. Thanks once again who donate blood and saves others life.
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Post Earthquake Report – Nepal – 2015 Post Earthquake Report – Nepal – 2015
On April 25th, 2015 a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. The epicenter was in Gorkha district, west of Kathmandu. Hundreds of aftershocks affected the region.
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Himalayan White water Challenge Completed Himalayan White water Challenge Completed
The Grand 14th Himalayan White water Challenge was completed successfully, following are the results. This year there was 56 participants including from different nationalites.

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News & Events

18th Himalayan White Water Challenge - November 26- 28, 2019


After the grand success of the Himalayan white water challenge 2018 , we are proud to
announce and present you the legacy and the most awaited event of the year in the field of
white water rafting , the “18th Himalayan Whitewater Challenge 2019: Every Paddlers
Dream ”
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River Guide Training-2018 Concluded


Durga Dutta Dhakal, Executive Director of Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management(NATHM) distributed  the "Letter of Appreciation" for the guide training Instructors and temporary guide identification certificates to the 51 trainees as a chief guest at the "River Guide Trainin-2018" closing ceremony on 19th Janauary, 2018 at Charaudi, Trisuli River, organized by NARA and NATHM (7-19th January) 13 days long practical training.


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38th World Tourism Day Celebrated amid Dashain Festival



Maheshwar Neupane Secretary and Joint Secretary Ghanashyam Upadhaya of MoCTCA, honored higher foreign currency earning in three categories in tourism industries of Nepal. Similarly Deepak Raj Joshi, Chief Executive Officer of Nepal Tourism Board awarded to other category for domestic tourism promoter.

Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) Executive Committee, Staffs and NARA member companies participated at the rally with the slogan of banner "Sustainable Tourism-A Tool for Development" – 2017. NARA EC has announced the "Rafting Program" on 25th September from Tribhuban International Airport and Pokhara Airport for 6 and 4 first coming international tourists to Trisuli and Upper Seti River.  

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River Guide Refresher Training Kicks off


Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies(NARA) organized the two days "River Guide Refresher Training-2017" for the  rafting guide certificate holder guides in a cooperation with Nepal Tourism Board from today on September 19, 2017 at Trisuli River.  

According to the training coordinator and NARA Secretary Visma Raj Thapaliya, President Nim B. Magar, Vice-President Kamal Thakuri, Secretary Vishma Raj Thapaliya and Dipak Nepal are participating as instructor-river. In First Aid Training Janardan Ghimire and in Leadership & Motivation Training Krishna Ghimire are also participating as instructors in the training.Similarly IPP Chandra P. Dahal, Executive Memeber Bishnuhari Silwal, Uddhab Kadel and Raju Khadka is participating at the refresher training program. It is believed that 60 participants would be taking parts in the training.


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Sworn in & Handover Program Conclude


Nepal Association of Rafting Association organized swearing-in of oath and handover ceremony of the newly elected executive committee on Sunday, September 12, 2019 at NARA secretariat hall, Paknajol, Thamel. Chief election officer Iswari Prashad Bhattrai has taken the oath of office and certificate distributed with congratulation for the elected executive committee of NARA. Ongoing IPP Nim Bahadur Magar welcome to elected President Ganga Prasad Nepal, ongoing General Secretary Shiva Adhikari exchange all the documents and Minute book to the elected General Secretary Shishir Khanal and ongoing Treasurer Shishir Khanal exchange the financial documents to the elected treasurer Rita Adhikari at the program.   


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Ganga Prasad Nepal elected NARA President


Ganga Prasad Nepal elected in the 31st  NARA Election. His team was succeeded to win the election, including General Secretary Shishir Khanal, Treasurer Rita Adhikari and Joint-Treasurer Narayan Shrestha. Elected team was congratulated with Khada by NARA Past Presidents Kumar Ranabhat (Founder G.S), Mahindra Singh Thapa, Surya Joshi and  I.P President Nim Bahadur Magar in a program at the hall. Similarly Vice-President Megh Bahadur Ale, Secretary Endra Rai and Executive Member Indu Devi Walge, Rajendra Thapaliya and Gopal Rana Magar has elected in the election as well.


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