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Karnali River Rafting - Option 2 (9 days)

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Trip Code: NET-ADV-KRR2

  • Trip Type Rafting Tour
  • Duration 9 days
  • Grade Moderate
  • Max.Altitude
  • Group Size 1
  • Travel Mode Tourist Bus
Rafting in Karnali River

Rafting in Karnali River

Karnali River is the longest river in Nepal with numerous tributaries. The river has its source in the Himalayas and traverses through hills, valleys, forests and into the plains of Southern Nepal. It provides lifeline for millions of residents of Nepal and India and is the most integral geographical feature of karnali province and Far West province. 
 
Karnali is by far one of the best rivers for rafting and kayaking. The river is known for big volume rafting and kayaking trips. It combines white water rafting with wildlife and village experience. 
 
Karnali River is known for its big volume, low flows, wild rapids, challenging holes building to its climax in lower canyons. In terms of volume, the river is comparable to the Sun Kosi, but the Karnali is more constrained by its canyon walls, giving bigger, more continuous and serious rapids. This constrained nature of the river means that any increase in volume has more pronounced effect on the difficulty of the rapids. At 21,700 cusecs at Chisapani, Karnali River sets a record of the highest extreme instantaneous discharge.  

 

overview

 Trip code: NET-ADV-KRR2
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 9 days
 Trip Type: Rafting Tour
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Min. Group Size 1
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Tourist Bus
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu.
Camping in river side beach during rafting
  Additional Information

This Trip Can be a additional dose to your adventure experience which can be added as extended trip to any other Nepal trip packages depending on your interest and available access days.

Other Rafting Routes in Karnali River:
 1. Karnali River Rafting - Option 1 (9days)

itinerary

Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then drive to Surkhet.
 
Take a 50 minutes flight to Nepalgunj and from there drive to Surkhet for about 2 hrs. Surkhet is the headquarters of Karnali Province of Nepal.
 
Stay overnight in tourist hotel. 

Drive from Surkhet to Sauli (Tallo Dungeshwar)
 
Drive for 5 hrs to reach Sauli from Surkhet. Sauli is staring point of Karnali River rafting.
 
Overnight camping by the Karnali river.

Rafting from Sauli to First Inquiry.
 
This is the first day of your rafting adventure. The river guide will give you instructions about rafting and make demonstration as you get ready to start your rafting. Today you will face few bounces and rapids along the section.
 
Overnight camping by the river.

Rafting from First Inquiry to God-house. 
 
After morning breakfast, we will raft towards God-house. Today you will face some adventurous gorges and really challenging rapids. Much of the section passes through pristine jungles allowing you picturesque views.
 
Overnight camping by river.

Rafting from God House to Seti Dovan.
 
Today there are equally challenging sections full of high bounces and rapids.
 
Overnight camping by river.

Rafting from Seti Dovan to Jamune Village.
 
The rafting form Seti Dovan to Jamune village passes through a section of pristine forests. Enjoy the ride with great natural views of surrounding.
 
Overnight camping nearby Jamune village.

Rafting from Jamune to Bheri Karnali Confluence at Ghatgaun.
 
Prepare yourself to reach the confluence of Bheri and Karnali River which takes about 5 hrs. The rafting is quite easy for the most part.
 
Overnight camping at Ghatgaun.

Rafting from Ghatgaun to Chisapani.
 
Today is the last day of your rafting as you will spend around 3 hours rafting from Ghatgaun to Chisapani. 
 
Overnight camping at Chisapani. 

Chisapani to Nepalgunj and fly back to Kathmandu.
 
We will drive for 3 hrs from Chisapani and finally reach Nepalgunj. As per your flight schedule, fly from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu. 


SERVICE INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

The Trip includes following services:
  • All airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or van
  • One rafting guide
  • All rafting gears
  • All meals 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during Trip
  • All Land Transportation
  • First aid kit
  • One farewell dinner with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Meals & hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

 

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