The Kali Gandaki is Nepal’s most Holy River. It is named after the goddess Kali, the Goddess of destruction. Raising of the mystical region of Mustang it drops off the roof of the world and carves on the deepest gorge in the world. Your adventure is set against the backdrops of the Annapurna range with Dhaulagiri and Annapurna east passing in and out of view and of course the scenery , villages and temples all combine to make it a grat trip. There are no warm up days on this river, you are straight Kali Gandaki is a grade 4 river built to remind you that you are alive.
A total of 105 km covered in four days with excellent white water, and magnificent mountain views of the Annapurna South and the Fishtail Peak (Machhapuchre) This is (Grade 5 to 5+) winds through remote canyons and deep gorges of intense rapids among. Starting at Baglung, you could raft down to Ramdighat in five or six days. Trips on the Kali Gandaki begin and end; in Pokhara and offer exciting alternative to the Trishuli .The run flows 120 km and its challenges are continuous.
Trip Itinerary :
Day 01: We travel by private bust to Baglung to start our adventure. Keep your cameras handy as you will catch views of the Annpurnas as we wind through mountain villages on the way. The 3 hours journey gets us to Baglung by lunch time where we fill you up with the first of many healthy and tasty meals prepared by the cooks. We pride ourselves of being obsessed with the quality and variety of the food we provide. After lunch it is straight in toe the great 4 rapid Little brother followed quickly by big brother. If you had any doubts you have no time to think about them now! It is grade 4 to 4+ all the way! The scenery is impressive with blue green water, high sided lush green valleys and golden sandstone cliffs with eagle reading the updrafts. On the left, pass fascinating temple and ghat at the river of confluence with the modikhola. To night we camp at one of the nature’s five stat sites with mind blowing views and dancing waterfalls.
Day 02: Today is continuous grade 3 to 4 world class white water rapids like Rafters’ Refund and landslide. Wave trains and holes abound early in the day so watch out if you watch out if you want to flip! Adrenaline junkies knock your self out but don’t forget to keep glancing back stream to catch view of the amazing Annapurnas. Once camped, the village of Seti Beni is just a short walk up stream and guarantees to delight with its stone flagged lanes and curious youngsters skylarking.
Day 03: As we continue down stream, the river cliffs narrow eerily above us and we enter a somber canyon glistering with wet black rocks. You experience what can only be seen from the water. Os drink it all in as we drift towards out take out point, then after having a lunch we drive back to Pokhara by out private bus.