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Royal Orchid Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd.

Royal Orchid Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd.

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Nepal's river trip on top rank in CNN's list

6 Dec 2011

 Leading international news broadcaster Cable News Network (CNN) has included Nepal's white water rafting in its 15 ways to see the world on waters' list. Nepal's rafting package features in the 9th position in the list published on Nov 23. "Participants in this epic 15-day trip start in Kathmandu, and after acclimatizing to the dizzying altitude, trek for four days through scenic mountain passes from Pokhara to their river drop-off,"CNN writes, adding, "Then you brave high-grade whitewater accompanied by a world-class expert, and camp each night on virgin river banks before reaching the splendor of Chitwan National Park." Other water trips included in the list are Explore the pristine coves of Tierra del Fuego (Argentina), Navigate the Yangtze (China), Break Ice in the Antarctic, Ride Norway's Coastal Steamer to the Arctic Cicle (Noorway), Cruise the Mekong Delta (Laos), Motor up the Amazon (Brazil), Sail through the Alaskan wilderness (USA), Confront giant tortoises in the Galapagos (Ecuador), Watch whales off the coast of Mexico (USA), Float through the backwaters of Kerala (India), Follow the trail of the pharaohs down the Nile (Egypt), Raft the Zembezi's white water (Zambia), Kayak from sunset to moonlight in the Florida Keys (USA), and Follow a rare canoe trail through Botswana (Botswana)