Are you looking to go rafting in the Kali Gandaki River of Nepal? Are you searching for 4 days Kali Gandaki River rafting itinerary?
Kali Gandaki River is a holy river in Nepal that gets the name after the goddess Kali. It originates from the high plateau of Tibet and carves its way through the deepest gorge between mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Rafting in the pristine white water of the Kali Gandaki River is popular among rafting enthusiasts who seek a diverse and short route.
Rafting in Kali Gandaki River will be full of fun, bouncy rapids as well as thrilling waves. While on this journey you will see beautiful mountains, untouched wildlife, gorges, suspension bridges, temples and the unique culture of rural Nepal. You will be paddling against technical rapids all day on this river adventure. If you visit during spring and fall then you will experience sparkling chutes, nice drops and turbulent rapids of classes 3 to 4+.
This 4-Day Kali Gandaki Rafting in Nepal package is perfect for rafters who wish to enjoy rafting over the Kaligandaki River in a short period of time. If this rafting adventure deal isn’t quite what you were looking for, you can check-out some of our other rafting packages such as 3-Day Trishuli River Rafting or Sun Koshi River Rafting.
The 4 days Kali Gandaki rafting trip in Nepal will start from Pokhara. The journey will take you through Beni, Purtighat and finally the trip will end at Mirmi. Here is the detailed itinerary.
You can choose the mode of transportation to reach Pokhara. It will take you 30 minutes to fly and 6 to 7 hours by car. The journey to the river will begin early in the morning. Naya Pul is 40 km away, which will take approximately 2 and half hours to reach. After a a quick safety and instruction talk, you will get to commence your exciting rafting adventure.
One the first day of rafting you will be greeted by class 3 and class 4 rapids. The main attractions on day 1 is the rock formation on the canyon walls, villages on the top of the hills and bird watching. The day ends with a cozy campsite dinner.
After breakfast, you will commence the second day. Initially you will be greeted by class 3 rapids. You will also find yourself battling class 4 rapids on this day. As you move further down river you will notice the valley widening.
On the way you will get to see temples and you may also notice that the majority of people here belong to the Brahmin and Magar ethnicity. Incredible waterfalls which fall down the stalactite formations will greet you before you enter the dense jungle corridor. Later, you will spend the night camping on a remote beach.
Modi Beni village lies where Kali and Modi rivers merge. This particular site is considered a holy place by Hindus. The huge boulder is believed to be an important shrine by the locals. You will face a few small rapids on the third day of 4 days Kali Gandaki River rafting in Nepal, which are comparatively easy. The river now becomes less aggressive and the hills are comparatively less steep.
You will find yourself closing in on civilization, therefore, noticing busy farmers in the fields and children waving at you with enthusiasm. This will be the end of the water adventure on the pristine and ferocious water of the Kali Gandaki River. After having lunch you will head back to Pokhara. On the way back to Pokhara you will drive through farmland, rising hills and beautiful Gurung villages.
All Ground transportation
Necessary equipment including high quality bailing rafts, helmets, lifejackets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only in winter) on particular rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels.
Safety as well as medical equipment.
Meals- breakfast, lunch and dinner (western and continental food) during your rafting trip
Accommodation in Tent
Accommodation, food and insurance for all staff and their transportation
Expedition elements including professional white water river guides and leaders
First Aid Box
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