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Kaligandaki River Rafting

Trip Facts

Departure point: Pokhara

Duration: 3 Days

River Distance: 72 Km

River start point: Near Beni

River finish point: Mir mere

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Kaligandaki River is one of the most holy river In Nepal. The river is named after deity of Hindu Goddess kali the god of destruction. Kaligandaki originates at lap of Himalaya in Tibetan plateau in Mustang and fall with greatest speed cutting one mountains forming gorge. Kali Gandaki River flows down between mighty range of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna carving the deepest gorge in the world the Kaligandaki gorge. Kaligandaki river rafting is one of the best river rafting in Nepal.

Kaligandaki river rafting starts from Maldunga which is at 3 hours driving distance from Pokhara and ends at Mirmi Dham which is at 5 hours driving distance from Pokhara. Kaligandaki river rafting offers dome of the most exciting rapids and spectacular Mountain View. You will raft along the river passing through jungle corridors inhibited by diverse wildlife, under suspension bridge, cascades, deep gorge, cultural shrines, beautiful villages and many more. For night you will stay in a camp on white sandy beaches of River, camping, enjoying. Klai gandaki river rafting is idyllic for both starter and experienced rafters. September to December and February to May are the best time for Kali gandaki river rafting.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Beni, rafting to Modi Khola, Camping

Day 02: Rafting day, Camping at Purti Ghat village

Day 03: Rafting to Seti Beni to Mirmire, drive back to Pokhara

Day 01: Drive to Beni and expedition to Modi Khola.
Early in the morning at around 7/8 am, we drive for around 3-4 hours to reach the put-in point near Beni. During drive we observe spectacular views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri peaks and sacred Machhapauchhare. Today we begin our rafting with some class III rapids this is a warm up for the team, soon after that you will encounter 2 big class 4 rapids named ‘Small Brother’ and ‘Big Brother’.  After encountering these two big rapids we reach the Modi Khola confluence where we will choose the beach for the evening campsite.

Day 02: Modi Khola to Purti Ghat.
Today we start down our rafting where we encounter many class 3 rapids and the most challenging class 4 named 'REFUND'. This trip offers some adrenaline calm and spectacular scenery including views of Annapurna 1 and Himchuli. The river passes through the vines, wildlife and lush vegetation hanging from the cliff faces.  We make our campsite below the village of Purti Ghat.

Day 03: Purti Ghat to Mirmire and drive back to Pokhara.
As soon as we start our rafting we reach the holy village of Seti Beni. This part of river is strewn with large house size boulder in the confluence with a smaller tributary. After continuous 2 hours of floating we reach the take out point at Mirmire. Our bus will be waiting for us. We load up the gear and prepare for the bus journey back to Pokhara.

Cost Include:

  • All ground transports in private vehicle including airport transfers.
  • All accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category HOTEL in Kathmandu.
  • All entry fee and tourist charge and National Park Permits fee throughout the tour trek.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the tour trek
  • All national transportation fee.
  • First aid medical kit
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Exclude:

  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Extra food and beverage charge.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Personal trekking equipment’s
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers
  • Emergency rescue charge.

Personal Gears
1. Wet Shoes
2. Nylon Shirt
3. Polypro Shocks
4. Swim suit
5. Water bottle
6. Warm and dry clothes for off the river
7. Sunscreen
8. Sunglasses with strap
9. Personal Medication
10. Headlight
11. Towel
12. Cap
13. Zip lock bag make sure it makes dry
14. Camera with waterproof shell
15. Toilet papers
16. Knife
17. Match box or cigarette lighter
18. Polypropylene synthetic  top long and short sleeve
19. Fishing hook
20. Warm jackets

Gears provided by company
1. Life Jacket
2. Helmet
3. Paddle
4. Expedition camp
5. Necessary things for camp sites 

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