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Kali Gandaki River Rafting

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Trip Overview of Kali Gandaki River Rafting

Kali Gandaki River rafting is one of Nepal’s most beautiful and most fun-filled. It is medium length Rivers and merging high white Water. Kali Gandaki raises in Mustang. An enclave of Nepal poking into Tibet on the other side of the Himalaya. As it tumbles down between the majestic Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna ranges. It creates one of the world’s deepest river canyons. Kali Gandaki River rafting is also exploring lush fields and forests to the mountains. Into the desert-dry trans-Himalayan region that lies on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau. It offers you the spectacular vies of Annapurna and Machhapuchhare range. The Kali Gandaki is one of the most remote rivers in Central Nepal as there are no roads or trekking trails that follow the river.

3 days Kali Gandaki rafting trip from Pokhara to Pokhara

We will have a drive or flight to Pokhara. Kali Gandaki River rafting begins with close up views of the Himalayas, varied ecosystems, green paddy fields, and oak forests, arid deserts as well as  the deepest gorge. Throughout the rafting, we also enjoy the cliffs, up and down in the River Rapids. Rafting in Kali Gandaki River passes through the surroundings is striking with blue-green water. High sided lush green valleys, and golden sandstone cliffs with eagle reading the updrafts

You’ll enjoy the 3-4 grade rapids with low points and exciting flips. The camping during the Kali Gandaki rafting is another significant way to make your rafting success in the sense you will witness the natural versatilities with the vegetation and wildlife.

Kali Gandaki is also famous for the high degree of Kayaking in the white river. Both experienced and novice rafters will love the raft in Kaligandaki. Being one of the holiest rivers in Nepal, every river seam of the Kali Gandaki is dotted with cremation spot and exceeding ground burial mounds.

Kali Gandaki River Rafting - Trip Info

The grade for autumn: Sep to Dec 3 to 4+

The grade for spring: Feb to  Maty 3 to 4

Possible Operation: Autumn & Spring

Rafting Days: 3 Days

Entrance Day: 30 – minute flight or a 6-hour drive to Pokhara

Put-in Point: Nayapul (70 km. / 4 hours drive from Pokhara)

Put-Out Point: Mirme (105 km. / 5 hours drive back to Pokhara)

River Distance: 55 km.

Optional Trips To Chitwan National Park or trekking to Annapurna region

Size of Group: Minimum 6 persons

Detailed Itinerary of Kali Gandaki River Rafting

the trip starts from Pokhara. We drive to the Baglung for the start of our journey. You will pass through the most beautiful valleys with the spectacular views of high mountains. Throughout this drive we have stunning views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks as well as the sacred Machhapuchhare. We will have quality and delicious lunch in the meantime and get set for the rafting. You’ll have exercise and some learning processes for efficiency during rafting. The first day we begin with some class III rapids. This is a warm-up for the team. The surroundings are striking with blue,-green water, high sided lush green valleys, and golden sandstone cliffs with eagle reading the updrafts. Soon after encountering big rapids, we will reach the Modi Khola confluence, where we will choose the beach for the evening campsite. We enjoy the night on the beach with tremendously mind-blowing views and waterfalls.

Once we have breakfast and rafts are packed, we start down the river for a day mixed with adrenaline, calm, and spectacular scenery. Today is continuous grade 3 to 4 world-class white water rapids. You will have glances of fantastic Annapurna ranges and Mt. Hiunchuli. Wave trains and holes are going to make your rafting in Kali Gandaki more exciting. Watch out for the flips. Enjoy the fast-flowing river current. Make you dedicated to the overwhelming journey of water. The river is abundant with vines, wildlife and lush vegetation hanging from the cliff faces camp near the village of Beni. Camping delight with its stone flagged lanes and curious youngsters skylarking.

As we continue downstream, the river cliffs narrow shrilly above us. There is usually a great audience to watch and listen to the spectacle as each team negotiates the rapid that has formed around this holy place. You will have some exciting rapid, and soon you will be at the last point of the trip at Mirme. After having lunch, we load up the gear and prepare for the bus journey back to Pokhara.

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Cost Includes

  • Government license holder experienced, rafting guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid& altitude sickness) and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • Tented camp during the rafting
  • Daily Meals  (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the rafting.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts (T-shirt for Gents & Pashmina shawl for Ladies, Trekking certificates)
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes
  • Local transportation to and from the starting and ending points of rafting by bus/Private Car/Van depends on group size.

Cost Excludes

  • Any services in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Alcoholic, hot and drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills
  • Travel Insurance, Tips for staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration

    Trip Duration
    3 days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    6 People

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Tented Camp

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    Maximum Altitude
    55 Km.

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