Being the longest and largest river in all of Nepal! The Karnali drain a huge and well developed catchments, spring snow-melts can drive the river up dramatically in matter of hours, as the river raises the difficulty increase exponentially. The river follows through some steep and constricted canyons.Where the rapids are close together.
River karnali (Grade 4 to 5) in the far west in the longest and largest river in Nepal. It follows through steep, jagged canyons where the rapids are tightly packed. Offering continuous challenging water at all flows.
The far west of Nepal is one of the most remote and least explored areas of the Himalayas. A two day trek with porters carrying all the gear is necessary to reach the put in point. The trip lasts ten days, including trekking and takes you on a real wild-river adventure. During most of the trip, the wilderness is uninterrupted by humanb habitations. Take out point is Chisapani, close to the newly opened Bardia National Park, where an optional wildlife Safari through largely untouched wilderness is possible.
Trip Itinerary :
Day 01: Drive to Butwal by private bus, camp at Butwal.
Day 02: Drive to Surkhet and overnight camping.
Day 03: Trek from Surkhet to Dhanigad, overnight camping.
Day 04: Trek from Dhanigad to Kareleghat, camp at the river bank.
Day 05: Rafting from Kareleghat and overnight camping.
Day 06: Rafting day and camping on the beach.
Day 07: Rafting day, camping on the beach near the confluence of the Seti River.
Day 08: Rafting day, camping on the beach after passing Bijura Village.
Day 09: Rafting to Chisapani, end of the trip, drive back to Kathmandu by private bus.
Day 10: Arrival in Kathmandu.