The name of the river is derived from Shiva’s Trident, which is a weapon known as Trisul. This river originates from the famous mountain Langtang (7246m). Being the most easily accessible from Kathmandu, this river is the most visited destination by the rafters. Trips are available from 1 day to 3 days. The long trip ends near the Chitwan National Park, where numerous lodges and hotels are available for the overnight stay. They all offer jungle safari excursions and comfortable accommodations. Rafting on this river is graded 3. If your program is for three days in this river, the first day on the river is scenic with several rapids. Over 250 species of birds, including ibis, bills, scarlet minivets, lapwings and kingfishers are found about the river. The second is a scenic kaleidoscope, grain fields, and villages to the surrounding hills, old forest of sal tress. The third day is in the low and has no rapid. Travelers can also extend the trip to Pokhara after rafting on the Trishuli river.