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Rafting in Kaligandaki River

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Overview

Nepal has a number of fine rivers designed for rafting. Rafting is a means to draw attention of tourists during their stay in Nepal. Kaligandaki is one of the renowned rivers used for rafting. Kaligandaki River originates from the border of Tibetan plateau twisting its way towards south creating the deepest ravine of the world. 


The name of Kaligandaki River is named after the Hindu goddess Kali. Rafting in Kaligandaki River is supposed to offer large variety with speedy rafting and fun. So, it is also known as Holy River Journey which starts from North of Pokhara that just falls down to the plain lands all the way from Dhaulagiri and Annapurna range by carving the deepest gorge of the world. Kaligandaki River is neither long nor short types of river rather a medium one. Kaligandaki River is believed as a holy river as it flows crossing past many Hindu temples. Rafting in Kaligandaki River is taken as a perfect merge before and after the trip to Annapurna region as per your holiday schedule.

The starting point for the Rafting in Kaligandaki River is Nayapul (Baglung) and its ending point is Mirmi. Rafting in Kaligandaki River takes minimum of 3 days. The distance of Kaligandaki River is 60km and the appropriate season for Rafting in Kaligandaki River is September to December and March to May. For those people who love adventure, nothing would be best than rafting and that too rafting in Kaligandaki River is believed as the best rafting due to its mild feature. Though Kaligandaki is small type trekking, it is full of excitement as rafters will be facing rapid curving wilderness. The exciting point is when they reach on the way of 4 or 4+ ranks in such circumstances they have to be extra strong, careful and require similar beat in paddling so that it is not harmed by the force of water waves. As soon as the rafting starts, the rafters can see is the scenic beauty and water of Kaligandaki River. You will be facilitated somewhere for overnight stay in a tented camp enjoying the sands of river coast. There may be different people who are interested in swimming, and for them the final day of rafting in Kaligandaki will be a supplementary enjoyment.

Facts of the Trip

Trek Grade: 4+

Transportation:Tourist bus

Accommodation: Tent

Group Size: 1 (Minimum)

Best Time: Jan-May, Oct-Dec

Tour Cost: USD 200.00 per person