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Karnali River rafting

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Karnali River rafting

River Rafting Facts

River Name: Karnali River

Trip Duration: 10 days

Rafting Days: 6 days

River Distance: 180 km/ 112 miles (approximately)

Difficulty: 4 - 5 grade

Put - in point: Kareleghat

Put - out point: Chisapani

Water Volume: 300 cumec

Best Season: Spring & Autumn

Karnali River Rafting is one of the wild and remote white water rafting itineraries in Nepal. You will travel the remote area to the far western part of Nepal.

Rafting in Karnali River offers the longest rafting adventure of 180 km river action floating over the longest and largest Karnali River of Nepal.

Karnali River originates from the holy Kailash Mountain and the Lake Manasarovar in Tibet. It flows into Nepal and joins the Ganga in India. The river also forms the drainage system in the western Nepal. It passes through the pristine forest and wildlife to the Royal Bardiya National Park in the south.

The put – in point for this Karnali river rafting is at Kareleghat. You will have to drive over 20 hour from Kathmandu to the far western Kareleghat. The drive will add the new long drive adventure in the white water rafting tour in Nepal. To avoid the long drive, you can fly from Kathmandu to Birendranagar and few hour drive to the put – in point.

The rafting in Karnali River will be about 6 to 7 days tour with camp fire and tent overnight all managed by us. You will be experiencing one of the finest and adventure rafting in the world here in Nepal.

The put – out point of the Karnali River rafting is at Chisapani and from there you can drive back to Kathmandu or extend your Nepal holiday with other Nepal tour packages like Pokhara sightseeing tour, Chitwan Jungle Safari tour etc. before arriving in Kathmandu.


Day 01: 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: Today you will begin the long day tour drive for the Karnali River Rafting. All the meals and break time will be managed during the drive. You can request for flight booking to avoid the long drive tour.

Day 03 to 08: Full rafting and exploration with adventure white water rafting activities with the crew. All the nights will be managed with exciting camp fire and tent.

Day 09: Return day with flight or drive journey to the Kathmandu.

Day 10: Farewell and departure day in Kathmandu.


Karnali River rafting

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