Kali Gandaki River Rafting

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Trip Facts

Trip Name: Kali Gandaki river rafting

Country: Nepal

Duration: 3 days

Transportation: Private vehicles

Trip type: Adventure and water sports

Best season: Mar-June/ Sept-Dec

Starting city: Kathmandu

End City: Kathmandu

Starting point: Beni

Ending point: Andhi Khola

Kali Gandaki River Rafting

Kali Gandaki is a fun and challenging river which is suitable for any kind of water sports including Rafting. The river is considered to be one of the holiest rivers in all of Nepal. Kali Gandaki river is the most furious and fascinating river in Nepal with an aerial view of the natural landscapes in Nepal. This rafting tour to Kali Gandaki has gained popularity due to its scenic view as well as the adventurous and thrilling rafting ride. Similarly, this Mighty Kali Gandaki River dives down through the Himalayas, slicing into one of the deepest gorges in the world between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. Furthermore, being one of the most adventurous sports in Nepal, Kali Gandaki rafting is one of the magnificent tours of the natural environment. On the other hand, rafting through the high rapid and fast-flowing current in the river of Kali Gandaki offers you amazing bliss.

During the route, several villages and temples are providing you a wonderful cultural view of rural Nepal. Kali Gandaki is a class 3-4 river which is more difficult than the Trishuli. It is easily accessible from Pokhara located along the highway to Baglung. Similarly, it offers you some of the best whitewater experiences in Nepal. It is a 3 days perfect trip expedition that starts with a short and scenic ride from Pokhara to Beni. Likewise, the fast-flowing Kali Gandaki provides an incredible experience to explore the best of Nepal along with the deepest George and the Himalayan view. Start rafting into Kali Gandaki River and enjoy the adventure, thrill along with cultural as well as natural exploration.

What are the gears we provide on this Rafting?

Along with the high-quality self-bailing rafts, we will provide safety equipment such as helmets, plastic paddles, reg suits, life jackets as well as first aid kids.

What to bring during the rafting trip?

Bring your shorts and T-shirts or swimwear for rafting. You can bring comfortable and warm clothes for camping. Similarly, Bring suitable footwear for the raft as the normal footwear gets heavy due to the pressure of water which may lead to swelling of the foot. Also, don’t forget to bring your towels, soap, or shampoo, sunblock as well a camera to capture the moments.

Kali Gandaki ?

Kali Gandaki has been a popular destination for rafters all around the world. So, some plus point that makes Kali Gandaki more preferable destination are:

Daring and Deepest Gorge

A gorge is a narrow valley with steep rocky walls located between hills and mountains. So, a gorge is a deep narrow valley with a stream or river running along its bottom. So, the gorge in Kali Gandaki makes rafting much more fun and adventurous here. Kali Gandaki Rafting takes us through one of the deepest gorges in the world between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.

High rapids

Another major attraction of the Kali Gandaki is its high rapids. The rapids in kali Gandaki are mostly of rapid class III, IV, V, which are thrilling yet exciting and fun to begin with. The rapids are even bigger and crazier during monsoon. Likewise, most Adventure enthusiasts are highly attracted by the rapids of Kali Gandaki.

Easily Accessible

Kali Gandaki is easily accessible from Kathmandu and Pokhara as well. One can reach Kali Gandaki within a 3-4 hour drive from Pokhara. The rafting in Kali Gandaki can be done within 3 days but if you want you can extend the trek for longer days as well.

Things to bring

  • T-shirts, swimwear and paddles for on the river, bring on the extra clothes for the evenings.
  • Sunscreen, soaps, and shampoos for bathing after rafting
  • Towels, personal belongings, and personal medicines (if needed)
  • Cameras or fishing hooks if you are interested.

  • Rafting to one of the most thrilling yet adventurous river
  • Rafting within the deepest gorge
  • Stunning view of the Himalayas as well as valleys
  • Natural and cultural exploration
  • 3-day rafting to Kali Gandaki


Day 01

Drive from Pokhara to Beni and then start rafting

Today we will drive from Pokhara to Beni. Driving for about an hour, we will enjoy a scenic route to the beautiful city of Beni. Then at Beni, we will enjoy our breakfast and prepare for the rafting. Firstly,  We will dive into Kali Gandaki and then raft for 3-4 hours into the pleasant region of Kali Gandaki.  Enjoy evening dinner and rest overnight.

Day 02

Exploration and rafting day

Today, enjoy the morning strolling around the villages and exploring the culture of the locals. Then, after breakfast,we dive into the thrilling region of Kali Gandaki rafting region. Afterward, enjoy the roller coaster ride and high range of rapids over here at the Kali Gandaki river. We will normally raft for 4-5hours, enjoying the thrill and exotic beaches. If you want to, you can stop for all-time at the beach and enjoy the activities over there. Exploring awhile and enjoy the scenic beauty of the Annapurna region. If you still want you can enjoy the raft even after lunch.

Day 03

Half day sightseeing and raft and then drive back to Pokhara.

After breakfast, we will dive into Kali Gandaki rolling and jump into the fast-flowing rapids. Likewise, we will raft till Andhi Khola and bid farewell to the river rating in Kali Gandaki. Then drive back to Pokhara. Enjoy evening dinner and rest overnight.

Note of above trekking package plan:: B L D Plan = Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included. B L Plan = Breakfast and Lunch are included.

Service Includes and Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Professional English speaking licensed guide
  • Highly trained and safety certified rafters guide in swift water rescue, Guiding, and Wilderness first aid.
  • Quality rafting and kayaking equipment including boat kayaks, helmets, paddles, dry bags, etc.
  • Treated drinking water
  • Two-way transportation
  • River permits
  • Team photos and videos
  • Lunch

Cost Excludes

  • Visa, flights, and other taxes
  • Person accessories such as telephone bills, shopping
  • Any kinds of alcoholic Beverages
  • Any tip for Guides and Drivers( we pay our guides and drivers fairly but if you want you can tip them personally)

Trip Highlight

  • Rafting to one of the most thrilling yet adventurous river
  • Rafting within the deepest gorge
  • Stunning view of the Himalayas as well as valleys
  • Natural and cultural exploration
  • 3-day rafting to Kali Gandaki