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Kaligandaki River Rafting & Remote Camping

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Based on 7 Reviews
days 03 From US$ 186
highlights
  • Experience the “best all-round" river in Nepal
  • Super fun, big and bouncy whitewater rapids with exciting wave trains
  • Beautiful remote beach camping
  • Mountains, villages, temples, jungle, wildlife, suspension bridges, temples, gorges & more
Named after “Kali” the goddess of destruction, the Kaligandaki is said to be one of Nepal’s most holy rivers. Originating high on the Tibetan Plateau, the “Mighty Kali” plunges down through the Himalayas, carving out one of the deepest gorges in the world between Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Mountains.

With exciting white water rapids, spectacular mountain views, traditional villages, endless suspension bridges, waterfalls, pristine jungle rich in wildlife, deep gorges, cultural temples and beautiful white sandy beaches for camp, we consider this to be the best all round river adventure in Nepal.

If you’d like to experience a huge variety of Nepal’s most impressive scenery on an exciting whitewater rafting and camping adventure, then Mighty Kali is the perfect adventure for you!
customer reviews
5.0 - Excellent Based on 7 reviews
River rafting paddle nepal, 3 days 2 nights
Anonymous From Netherlands At
5 - Excellent
“It was amazing! The guides were all very nice and spoke good english. The camping on the riverside was really special and the food was really good aswell. Would definetly recommend it! And the guide had a gopro, after the trip we all got the video of the trip”
Beautiful River
Erin From Canada At
5 - Excellent
“This trip give you a good taste of what Nepal rivera have to offer. Fun water, beUtiful scenery and pristine beaches. Great for a first time rafter and great if you've been out many times.
Food and camping set up was excellent.”
Amazing trip!
Jennifer Schött From Canada At
5 - Excellent
“As a former raft guide I was really impressed with the professionalism, the gear and the friendly guides. Definitely a trip I would recommend! You haven't seen Nepal unless you've travelled down one of it's rivers!”
Exciting river, beautiful campsites and scenery!
Anonymous From Germany At
5 - Excellent
“This is a must do rafting adventure! It is a fun river, with big bouncy waves and beautiful scenery. The crew was very attentive and welcoming and I always felt well taken care off and spoiled by special treats such as popcorn and cozy camp fires..”
Camping
- Depart Paddle Nepal Lakeside Center operations office at 7 am +/-
- Private bus ride to Baglung Bridge put-in point near Maldunga (3 hours +/-)
- Lunch @ put-in point
- Safety briefing & demonstration at put in point
- 1 1/2 - 2 hours rafting with possible portage (walk around rapid) depending on current river conditions
- Arrive at beach camp late afternoon / unload rafts & set up camp
- Tea, coffee & snacks followed by cooked dinner
- Remote riverside beach camping in twin shared tents
Meals
  • Lunch & Dinner
Camping
- Tea & coffee 7am +/-
- Cooked breakfast 8am +/-
- Take down camp & repack rafts
- Rafting 2 - 2 1/2 hours / picnic lunch / rafting another 2 - 2 1/2 hours
- Arrive at beach camp late afternoon / unload rafts & set up camp
- Tea, coffee & snacks followed by cooked dinner
- Remote riverside beach camping in twin shared tents
Meals
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Tea & coffee 7am +/-
- Cooked breakfast 8am +/-
- Take down camp & repack rafts
- Rafting 1 - 1 1/2 hours exciting whitewater rapids followed by another 1 - 1 1/2 hours relaxing float as we approach the dam
- Finish at Mirmi Dam / unload rafts & prepare for departure
- Lunch at take-out point
- Private bus back to Pokhara (5 +/- hours)

Please note - this is an approximate itinerary. Times and duration may change for many reasons including weather, environment and road conditions.
Meals
  • Breakfast & Lunch
what’s included
  • Professional, highly trained & certified rafting guides
  • Professional safety kayakers
  • Gear raft support
  • International ISO/CE certified safety equipment including personal PFDs, helmets, paddle jackets, wetsuits & paddles
  • Camping & camping equipment
  • Meals & drinking water
  • Round trip private bus transportation from/to Pokhara
  • River permits
  • Industry standard first aid kits
what's excluded
  • Insurance (required)
  • Footwear
  • Items of a personal nature (including swimwear, towel, toiletries etc)
  • Tips for guides (optional)
Tour details
Availability Available Daily
Duration 3 days
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 24 participants
Age Requirement 16 +
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Pokhara, Nepal/ Pokhara, Nepal
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Minimum age is typically 16, but depends on current river conditions and participant experience, water confidence and strength. Please inquire with information of children for special consideration. Participants must be water confident and able to swim. Suggested Packing List: Shorts / ½ pants Tshirt Sport sandals or comfortable shoes that can get wet and will stay on your feet Polypropylene / quick dry long shirts Swimwear Track pants / comfortable long pants Warm fleece Jacket (waterproof shell) Travel towel Socks (just one or two pairs not essential, but evenings can get cold) Shoes (not essential – do not bring big trekking boots) Pyjamas (something comfortable to sleep in) Sun hat Warm hat (in cold months) Personal toiletries Sunscreen / sunscreen lip protection Sunglasses (if you must wear prescription glasses during activity bring a strap) Mosquito repellent Water bottle (please bring a reusable water bottle to help avoid purchasing disposable plastic) Head lamp / flash light Personal first aid kit (add extra contact lenses if appropriate ) Sleeping bag (if you do not have one we will provide a complimentary rental) A little cash for treats, tips and the occasional chance for photographs This trip requires a minimum of 6 participants. After booking confirmation, in the unlikely event that not enough other people sign up, we will provide an immediate refund.
Cancellation Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
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