Lower Kaligandaki River Rafting - 6 Days

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“Bespoke Lower Kaligandaki”

The Lower Kaligandaki River is a stunning section of river almost forgotten since it was separated it from the more wild & famous Mighty Kali.  What remains is a spectacular & pristine 6 day river journey through jungle rich with wildlife, waterfalls, remote villages and stunning white sandy beaches perfect for setting up camp under the stars.

We only run this bespoke trip a couple times a year in order to preserve its incredible natural beauty.  An angler’s dream, this river is home to a variety of fish including the golden mahseer and flows towards the popular Chitwan National Park.

Gentle enough for families, but with the odd whitewater drop for a little excitement, the Lower Kaligandaki River is also a great option for those looking to learn whitewater kayaking away from the crowds.

DURATION: 6 days
CLASS: II+ / III+
MEALS:

Day 1: Lunch & Dinner
Day 2-5: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 6: Breakfast & Lunch

ACCOMMODATION:

Riverside Beach Camping (5 Nigths)

SEASON:

Open: Sep. – June
Best:
 Oct. – Dec. and Mar. to June

DEPART FROM:

Lakeside, Pokhara
7 am (private bus)

START POINT:

Ramdi / 5 hours from Pokhara

FINISH POINT:

Devghat / 5 hours to Pokhara

RETURNS TO:

Lakeside, Pokhara
(private bus)

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FAQs

What to bring?

Shorts / ½ pants
T-shirt
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
Shoes (not essential – do not bring big trekking boots)
Pyjamas (something comfortable to sleep in)
Warm hat (in cold months)
Personal toiletries
Sunscreen / sunscreen lip protection
Mosquito repellent
Water bottle
Head lamp / flash light
Personal first aid kit
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

Includes:

  • Professional English speaking licensed guides highly trained and safety certified to international standards in Whitewater River Guiding, Swift Water Rescue and Wilderness First Aid
  • Professional safety kayakers
  • Gear raft support
  • International name brand ISO/CE certified rafting equipment including helmets, PFDs, paddles, splash jackets and wetsuits
  • Dry bags and pelican boxes to keep your personal items dry and safe on the river
  • Variety of fresh, hygienically prepared meals while on the river, including tea, coffee, hot chocolate and treated drinking water
  • Camping logistics and equipment including shelters, tents, simple mattresses and sleeping bags
  • Round trip transportation
  • River permits
  • Industry standard first aid kits

Excludes:

  • Unrelated transportation, accommodation, visas, travel documents, departure taxes etc…
  • Footwear
  • Items of a personal nature including swimwear, towel and toiletries
  • Insurance **we provide insurance for our crew – but participants must be properly insured through an emergency medical travel plan**
  • Tips for guides **if you feel that our crew did a great job, you are invited but not obligated to offer a personal tip**

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Lower Kaligandaki River Rafting
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Trip Facts

  • Drive/ Raft
  • 2 or above
  • March to June & Oct. to Dec.
  • Tended Camp
  • 6 Days
  • Moderate