Kali Gandaki Trip Facts – 3 days
• Group Size: 1+
• Name of River: kali Gandaki
• Starting Point: Kusma
• Ending Point: Mirmi
• Accommodation: Hotels & Resorts with your Budget
The River kali Gandaki is the most accessible river from the trekking base of Pokhara. The dam built close to the confluence of the Andhi Khola has shortened the five-day trip. The maximum time spent on river is now 3 days. The last two days were less interesting but certain sad losses result, a visit to Ridi village, Ranighat (an old abandoned palace that’s like something from an Indiana Jone’s movie set) and ‘Walk in the Dark’, a great class 4 that was a good finale to the trip. This river rises in Mustang, the bit of Nepal that sticks out into Tibet to the North. Before it reaches the put-in it passes between the mighty Dhauligiri in the west and the Annapurna massif in the east. This gorge is more than 4 miles deep. Lower down at the put-in the river goes south and a great adventure begins.
Transportation to the river Pokhara is 200km from Kathmandu. It takes 6 hours by bus, 5 hours by private vehicle or 35 minutes by flight. The journey from Pokhara to the put-in is amazing. The road initially follows the Seti River and rises up a winding road to the village of Naudanda where a magnificent view greets you from the north – The entire Annapurna massif. The road rises more before dropping into the Modi khola river valley which it then follows for several kilometers. At Kusma the road turns northwest and begins the descent to the river.
After lunch, you will get onto the river. The day by break down of the river is given below.
The Lower Kali gandaki is run from Ramdi and takes 3-4 days. It’s hardest rapid is class 3 and it ‘s said to have some amazing wildlife and scenery.
Day 1: Drive to Kusma
This is the first day of our trip. You are welcomed with light breakfast in Pokhara before leave to rafting starting point. After approx: 3 hrs buses drive, we reach at Kusma (Rafting get in point). After reach there, some of the crewmen rig the raft; pack up the gear while others make lunch for you. After lunch your guide will takes you a side out of the river for briefing. Which take about 1 hour, finally we ride on the raft and float down for 2 hours to camp from beginning to the first camp and we encounter rapids, Big brother, small brother, Cave, daze, and modibeni. Overnignt in at saranghat and dinner will be serving at 7:30 pm.
Day 2: Rafting Full day
Breakfast will served at 800 am and after breakfast, we pack-up gears and will ready for second day adventure. Rafting will be 4 hours in this day, Including lunchtime served in between 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm. This day we encounter rapids, Doulebend, Pytonrock, Phalebas, Braindenfall, black rock and Sunder fall. Overnight in camp at Purtighat and dinner will be Serving at 7:00 pm.
Day 3: Rafting Final Day This is the final day of KaliGandaki River rafting. After continuous 2hrs floating, we finally reach at Mirmi, where yours bus will be ready to pick up you. Lunch will served at Mirmi while other will load the gears, into the bus. After lunch as soon as we take our journey back to Pokhara/ as your itinerary.
Transportation from and to Kathmandu by tourist bus as per itinerary. All International standard rafting equipment as necessary (Such as self bailing rafts, helmets, life jackets, kayaks, plastic paddles and spray jackets etc.) Well-trained and highly experienced rafting guides, cooks, and other helper staff. Camping & Cooking equipment (tents, mattress & kitchen gear). Accommodation in tent during the rafting. All staffs salary, insurance, meals etc. All necessary fees, Government/Local taxes, all national park and conservation area fees. Tourist service charge
Any type of personal expenditure such Alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone, and laundry.
Food & accommodation cost in-case of any natural accident caused by weather.
Tips, Gratuities and expenditure.
Rescue & insurance such as travel, cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects.
You are advised to insure for it.
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