Druk Rafting Service is managed and led by the team of local enthusiast who are born and brought up just next to the river where rafting adventure is based on (Mo Chu). We know our rivers more than anyone else in this rafting business as this place has been our childhood play field and now it is our workplace.

Being the native of Punakha valley of Bhutanese prime tourism destination we are driven by our country’s economic policy of ‘Gross National Happiness’. As the policy entails we guarantee the best value for money trip at the most affordable price that not only allows you to float down the river but also offers unique chance to enjoy the serene view of the spectacular valley – happiness is guaranteed!

Mr. Tandin Dorji
CEO & Founder


  •   It should No 1 in Punakha.Anyone can go here without knowing swimming.We enjoyed here a lot.I would recommend if you visit Punakha you should try this.

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  •   The Druk crew are kind, efficient, and professional. We had a great time racing another boat and meandering down the river. This trip took us down the more calm Mo Chu and any paddler will find an easy trip. For a more challenging course, the...More

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  •   Loved our rafting on the Mother river today. Rapids weren’t too stressful but still fun and the scenery was gorgeous Our guide ( not from this company ) was fantastic as he pointed out many bird types I think the company had hit on a...More

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  •   If you are travelling with elders or kids then you can enjoy in Mo chu (mother)river.We had to bargain a lot,We were givern safety equipments & instructions.Although our ride was nice but not adventurous &we were asked to get down before we could even cross...More

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  •   Rafting in the Mochu - Fochu River in Punakha was one of the highlights of our trip to Bhutan. We were a family of four with small children of 12 & 8 and enjoyed the rafting escapade in the Mochu River immensely. We engaged the...More

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  •   Pre-booking helps in ensuring a raft is available. The rapids were not very abundant, however the ride was very nice and the attendant very obliging. In the high river season the Mo Cho should be attempted and in the low season the Pho Cho could...More

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  •   After lunch, in the mood of some adventure, we decided to go rafting but with 2 gentle ladies, we settled for the easier course along the Mo Chhu River. Donned with helmets and life jackets, we were prepared for a wet and rough ride as...More

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  •   As part of summer holidays took our kids for an unplanned rafting course in Punakha. Was easy to contact the organizers. They were very courteous while handling with us. Although with hesitation, as we were with four kids and four adults, the start was quite...More

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  •   It was really very nice and adventurous trip. We hired two boats. You can feel the tide only at the beginning of the rafting. After that most of the time, not too much current in the water. Little expensive though.

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  •   Punakha is warmer than many other parts of Bhutan. After hiking on a warm day, we decided to go on a rafting trip. I wanted to try the more challenging Po Chu (Father) river but our guide talked us into doing the gentler Mo Chu...More

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Providing Rafting in Bhutan since 2011!

‘Gross National Happiness’. As the policy entails we guarantee the best value for money trip at the most affordable price that not only allows you to float down the river but also offers unique chance to enjoy the serene view of the spectacular valley – happiness is guaranteed!
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White Water Rafting – Upper Phochu

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Rafting on Lower Phochu

Lower Phochu Rafting, Punakha ...
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Rafting on Mochu River

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Camping & Rafting on Phochu River side

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Camping & Rafting on Mochu River Side

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Royal Enfield Motorcycle Ride in the valley

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The most of the rivers in Bhutan are very steep and highly rushing with limited road access makes it considerably unsuitable for white water rafting. Only a few rivers are opened for rafting considering their safe course and easy access.

The Pho Chu, with its  approx 10 km course with about 9 rapids of class 2 – 3+ is the most popular for rafting in Bhutan followed by Mo Chu river with 10 Km course comprising around 10 rapids with 1 – 2+ rapids.

Rivers in Bhutan also offer great potential for Kayaking as well. If you are looking for more adventure, we will be happy to customize a suitable Kayaking adventure in Bhutan.

Bhutan River rafting news, opinions, thoughts, and anecdotes

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Rafting is a challenging recreational outdoor activity, and we offer rafting trips for both experienced and beginners. Rafting down a river can be adventurous, relaxing, fun, educational and a great time to bring friends and family closer together.
If you’re looking for rafting or kayaking in Bhutan then Druk Rafting has it all right here !