Karnali River Rafting

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Karnali River Rafting is one of the major rivers in Nepal that offers white water rafting.  Karnali River is the longest and the largest river of Nepal Karnali river rafting can be an ideal rafting trip for the experienced rafters and kayakers. Karnali river originates from high above Himalaya in Tibet near holy Mount Kailash flowing from high Himalayan snowfields through a chain of deep gorges and rocky terrain it eventually appear  onto the Terai flowing through Royal Bardia Wildlife Park. This River flows, further down into India and mixes with river Ganges. Karnali River rafting takes you to the least explored and untouched wilderness of western Nepal encountering you with the class IV rapids

 Our Karnali River rafting trip begins with (and includes) a chartered plane journey across Nepal into western Nepal from where we trek for two days alongside old trading  routes in Karnali to the put-in point at the “Great Loop” of the Karnali. On the other eight days we raft through steep canyon, pristine forest, and beautiful scenery of mountains somewhere narrowing jungle clad gorge and many more. There you also encounter some of the notorious rapids named GOD'S house rapid. Karnali river rafting can be one of the finest white water rafting in the world and also one of the Nepal's leading fishing River in habited with some exclusive fishes like fresh water perch and giant cat fish. We float all the way through sparsely populated area until we reach out take out point in a village near Bardia National Park

Day 01: We Pick you up from airport, drop to hotel (A)

Day 02: We travel to the far west and arrive in Surkhet. Here we spend overnight.

Day 03: After breakfast, we will move from there in a truck as far as the road goes until about lunch time [this all depends on availability be flexible]. After lunch we walk all afternoon to the put-in point at Syauli. From here you start our rafting.

Day 04: Today the River gives the team time to build and there is enough challenging rapids and water flow for learning errors.

Day 05: Today we enter into the Jungle Corridor. This is a narrowing jungle clad gorge and it is all ours.

Day 06: Today you will encounter the notorious GOD'S house rapid.

Day 07: You really will experience the best of the west on yet another day of great action and breath taking scenery.

Day 08: This is a holiday after all so we have programmed a rest day so you can take time to enjoy your surroundings and relax on a great sandy beach.

Day 09-10: We see the rapids dying off as we come out of the gorge. We pass the confluence with the Seti River where the river broadens.

Day 11: We come to the end of our journey at about lunchtime where our bus will be waiting to collect us. Those who have booked to go to Bardia National Park [highly recommended] will be collected from here as well. Or one can proceed to their own onward journey.

Day 12: We drive back to Kathmandu in the early morning of the twelfth day and rest at hotel.

Day 13: Departure from Nepal (B)

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and Drop
  • Three nights 3 star hotels accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trekking.
  • Necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit.
  • Kathmandu To Surkhet Flight.
  • kathmandu Drive/Kathmandu Flight back.
  • Food During the Rafting
  • An experienced Guide.
  • Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • First aid kit.
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Your personal expenses except mentioned above.
  • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 - US$ 20 per day.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

Trip Fact

Package Name: Karnali River Rafting

Package Type: White River Rafting

Destination: Nepal

Grade: Strenuous

Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing

Duration: 13 Days

Accommodation: Star rated Hotel

Transportation: Airways and private vehicle

Best Season: Spring and Autumn

Attraction: Steep canyon, pristine forest, and beautiful scenery of mountains somewhere narrowing jungle clad gorge

Trip Cost: Contact Us

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