Hidden in a remote and beautiful valley between Chitwan and Pokhara, Seti River Camp is a collection of low-impact, permanent tents dotted across pretty terraced gardens set on the banks of that milky river. You must raft three hours to reach camp, which includes a lunch stop; but don’t worry: these gentle river rapids are suitable for all ages.
The camp’s sixteen twin-bedded tents sit securely on raised concrete platforms, beneath thatched or slated roofs. Each tent has a pretty patio area in front, and in back an en-suite bathroom with hot running water. You get a little bed light and solar-powered fan to keep things cool in the valley heat. It’s all extremely relaxing; especially on the veranda where afternoon tea is served as you loll in a hammock listening to the river gurgle by.
This fantastic two or three day stop-off linking Pokhara with Chitwan National Park serves up an ideal family adventure. The camp includes a stone dipping pool, two campfire areas and a shaded wood-framed restaurant. The bird-watching, hiking, swimming, and rafting will keep you busy, but after days of trekking, simply lounging on a chaise or floating on the river with a hand trailing in the water, feels like bliss.
This camp is also a great base to explore the local rural areas that are some of the most untouched in Nepal. About an hour and a half away is a village full of families going about their day. They very rarely see tourists and their welcome to you will be warm.
Spent 1 night here during our rafting trip and this is a little piece of luxury Nepal style in the middle of nowhere. Tents are overlooking the river, they are neat and clean with 'attached' private bathrooms with a hot shower. This means you leave your tent and enter the wooden structure behind your tent. Bathroom is simple but clean and with a lovely shower. Tents come with a solar fan and a little bed light.
Guest of Seti River Camp, Apr 2017
Following a gentle raft down the Seti River, we stopped for two nights at Seti River Camp. The tents are safari-style on cement bases with a permanent roof covering the tent and with comfortable beds and a private bathroom with running water attached to each tent. Good, basic food is served. Cap off the evening sitting around the fire pit or stargazing.
Guest of Seti River Camp, Mar 2017