Kali Gandaki River Rafting
River Name: Kali Gandaki
Trip Duration: 5 days
Rafting Days: 3 days
River Distance: 60 km /37 miles (approximately)
Difficulty: 4 grade
Put – in point: Nayapul
Put – out point: Mirmi
Water Volume: 120 cumecs
Best Season: Spring & Autumn
Kali Gandaki River Rafting offers you to play and enjoy the chilled water coming from the famous Kali Gandaki Gorge. This Gorge is also known as the deepest gorge in the world. It flows between the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains in the west of Nepal.
The name of the river was taken from the holy goddess Kali. The river originates from the high Tibetan plateau and flows south from the gorge in the Annapurna region and Dhaulagiri region. The Kali Gandaki river confluence the Modi Khola and flows south through villages and forests.
White water rafting in Kali Gandaki River is renowned for the exciting 60 sets of 3 to 4 grade rapids. The rafting route is 60 km long. The put in point for this Kali Gandaki river rafting is in Nayapul. It is situated to the west of the Kathmandu valley and it can be reached with scenic long drive from Kathmandu.
This is 03 days classic wilderness journey on the Kali Gandaki River and can be extended with the famous Pokhara sightseeing tour. All the overnight will be managed with exciting camping and fire.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu International Airport
You will arrive in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport. Visit our office and complete the formalities and paper works for your Nepal visit. Hotel transfer and rest. You can enjoy the evening time on your own. Hotel overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Pokhara – Nayapul – Modi Khola
Nayapul is our put in point for rafting in Kali Gandaki River. It is about 2 hour away from Pokhara. Reaching the put in point, unload all rafting gears and pay attention for the short safety briefing by our guide. Begin rafting with easy rapids and beautiful scenery of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail mountains. Enjoy the camp fire overnight at the beach of Modi Khola.
Day 03: Rafting up to Purti Ghat
After breakfast at our camp site, be ready for the second day of the rafting tour. Today the rafting will be filled with exciting grade 3 and some challenging grade 4 rapids which are also popular as Refund rapid. The rafting adds the spectacular view of mountains and lush green forest and stop at the village below Purti Ghat. Camp fire is organized for the overnight.
Day 04: Purti Ghat - Mirme and back to Pokhara
Today you will starts the last day rafting from the camp site at Purti Ghat and end it at Mirme, the put out point. You will pass the holy village of Seti Beni and interesting huge boulder in the confluence. You will drive back to Pokhara and have rest in the hotel.
Day 05: Final Departure
Farewell and departure day in Kathmandu. You will drive back to Kathmandu to catch up the pre booked flight.