Highlight of the Kali Gandaki river Rafting in Nepal
Exploring the amazing views of the Himalayas like Annapurna (8091m\26545ft.), Dhaulagiri (8167m\26795ft.), Macchapuchrey (6993m\22942ft.) and many more, the trip to western Nepal, Kali Gandaki River Rafting provides you unforgettable moments of your life.
The Kali Gandaki, west Nepal’s Himalayan river is a terrific medium length river journey, great whitewater with some of the prettiest scenery in Nepal. Both experienced and novice rafters will love it. It can observe the world’s deepest gorge.
The village terraces cling precariously to the slopes and surreal snow-capped peaks hang suspended above us as we drift through the world’s deepest gorge. Being one of the holiest rivers in Nepal every river junction of the Kali Gandaki is dotted with cremation sites and above ground burial mounds. Kali Gandaki river rafting is around minimum 3 to 6 days river rafting trip.
Similarly, different views of the snow-capped mountains including Annapurna ranges, Dhaulagiri, Machapuchree and beautiful farmland and countryside are the man attraction of this rafting trip. So Kaligandaki river rafting is the worth river rafting in Annapurna region trek with the views of the enchanting Himalayas. Kali Gandaki river rafting trip is starting and ending in Kathmandu.
We drive from Pokhara to Nayapool. The distance between Pokhara and Nayapool is about 60 km. The distance can be covered within about 3 hours’ drive. We would go camping at Modi Khola. At around 7 am, we drive to Nayapool. Have lunch at Nayapool and go rafting. Overnight at Modikhola.
The second day of our rafting starts from the campsite at Modi Khola below the village of Purti Ghat. While rafting in the river, we would also observe the calm and spectacular scenery including views of Mt. Annapurna I and Mt. Himchuli. The campsite is organized at Purti Ghat.
It is the last day of our kali Gandaki rafting. While returning, we penetrate into the holy village called Seti Beni on the way. Hence, the local people pay their visit on the confluences. Now, it is time for us to start our journey to back Pokhara. From Mirme, we take our bus to Pokhara. It is the distance of about 105km. which can be covered in a normal drive of 5 hours. One can either drive or fly back to Kathmandu or drive to the Chitwan National Park for Jungle safari activities or can go for trekking in the Annapurna Region.
Kali Gandaki river mostly start and end in Pokhara, so if you are travelling from Kathmandu you need have more 2 days extra for the trip.