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KaliGandaki River Rafting 1 – 2 days

A total of 105 km covered in 3 days with excellent white water, and magnificent mountain views of the Annapurna South and Fishtail Peak (Machhapuchere) including deep gorges where you will experience intense rapids and wilderness.
The beautiful scenery on this remote river makes Kali Gandaki rafting / kayaking trip a favorite among those looking for a short to medium length trip. The Kali Gandaki passes through narrow gorges, alongside tumbling waterfalls and jungle, traditional Magar and Chetri villages, whose inhabitants often venture down to the riverside to meet the rafters with traditional ‘Namaste!’. There are superb opportunities to see the Annapurna Mountain range and a variety of wildlife and temples on River banks

Water Volume

  1. Approx. 550 cumecs
  2. Approx. 200 cumecs
  3. Approx. 1000 cumecs

Location, Transportation and Timetable Newbridge, (Kusma) the put in point for rafting on Kali Gandaki river is just 3 hours from Pokhara and is reached by private transport provided by WhiteWater Nepal. Those departing from Kathmandu leave the morning before the trip, arriving in Pokhara mid afternoon. There is an orientation meeting early the same evening, providing you with an opportunity to ask any further questions you may have, to meet your fellow rafters, your guide and team. Overnight accommodation in Pokhara can be arranged on request. The 55km of Kali Gandaki river action takes 3 days. The return trip from the 'Dam' take out point of Kali Gandaki river trip to Pokhara is about four and half hour drive.
Rafting Guide

What we provide
Along with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit.

We provide plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided. All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained.

What to bring
Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.

Let Us Know 
Please tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is essential that you inform us of any medical conditions that may affect your well being on the trip. Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.

Safety 
Nepal alternative treks take the safety of its clients very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with many years of experience on the rivers of Nepal and European countries. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.

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