The Kali Gandaki River is one of the major rivers of Nepal for rafting destination. The Kali River begins its journey high on the Tibetan plateau in the kingdom of Mustang border of Nepal and Tiber. The Kali Gandi river flows southward through a steep gorge known as the Kali Gandaki Gorge (the deepest gorge in the world) or Andha Galchi, between the mountains Dhaulagiri (8167 m) to the west and Annapurna (8091 m) to the east. The river with total catchment area of 46,300 sq km is notable for the deep gorge through which it flows and for a large hydroelectric power in Nepal. The Kali Gandaki River Rafting was first opened to commercial use in 1991 since then adventure lover can enjoy through Rafting in Kali Gandaki River. The journey of Kali Gandaki River Rafting descends through challenging white water, unique cultures and amazing beaches. Being one of the holiest rivers in Nepal, every river junction on the Kali Gandaki is dotted with cremation sites and above ground burial mounds.
The Kali Gandaki is one of Nepal’s very best rivers for whitewater Adventure rafting.Rafting in Kali Gandaki River Rafting begins and ends in Pokhara you need to get there one day before the trip. Kali Gandaki River has some 60 rapids within 72 km of its distance. Over the rafting trip, you are forced to nominate yourself with rapids like ‘Little Brother’, ‘Big Brother’, ‘Rafters Refund’ , ‘walk in the Dark’ at the end of descends; all of them are quite enough to flip a raft. During our three days rafting trip at Kali Gandaki River mostly Grade III rapid-but sometimes really exhilarating grade Iv and Grade IV+- too. It is not necessary to have experience for doing Rafting on Kali Gandaki River, if you have healthy enthusiasm for adventure, don’t mind being wet for whole day, have a sense of humor then Kali Gandaki River rafting definitely will provide you a jolting, roller-coaster ride through a very big bathtub, an exhilarating tussle with natural force.
Day 01 : Drive for around 3-4 hour to the Starting point Near Beni. Throughout this drive experience the stunning views of the Annapurna And Dhaulagiri Peaks as well as the sacred Machapuchhare. Upon arrival, unload all the equipment and receive a full safely briefing. Have lunch and then the guide will take to the river starting point. first day we begin with some class III rapids, after 10/15 minutes, two big class 4 rapids, 'Small Brother' can be encountered. Guide will be making you work hard at doing excercise to work as a team maneuvering the raft efficiently. After scouting the rapid, the safely kayaks will go first then the raft.Sooon after encountering these two big rapids, reach Modi Khola confluence where the beach will be chosen for the evening campsite.
Day 02 : Start down the river for a day mixed with adrenaline calm and spectacular scenery including views of Annapurna I and Himchuli. Many class III sections and the challenging class Iv named Refund will be encountered. This suction of river is abundant with vines, wildlife and lush vegetation hanging from the cliff faces. Campsite is below the village of Purti Ghat.
Day 03 : Raft to the holy village of Seti Beni. Observe a big size bounder in the confluence with a smaller tributary. Since confluence is considered holy places in the Hindu religion, this boulder has become an important shrine to the local people. Raft for while and reach the point where the bus is waiting. Drive back to Pokhara.
Kali Gandaki River Rafting Service Include
All necessary grounded transportation by comfortable vehicles.
An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
Highly experienced staffs.
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
All the necessary rafting Equipments
Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach with camp fire
Staffs food, clothing, salary,insurance,equipment etc.
Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
Kali Gandaki River Rafting Serivce Exclude
Visa fee/ Airfare to and from your home city
Meal in Kathmandu (Lunch & Dinner)
Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue if required.
Wake talkies & Filming permit.
Travel and Rescue insurance
Tips for Guides & Porters.
Optional extra trips cost (Jungle safari, Trekking, Bungee Jumping, Paragliding ).
Note: If provided date is not convenient for you then, let us know. We are happy to arrange your appropriate custom trip.