The easiest way to reach Pokhara is via flight through the Pokhara Airport. From the airport you can easily use any channel of local transport to reach the Lakeside region.
If you’ve rafted before but wish to experience it on a whole new level, then this 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip is the perfect choice for you. In 3 short days, you’ll get to battle numerous rapids, camp in gorgeous riverside beach locations and catch stunning views of Nepal’s rustic beauty.
Starting from Maldhunga, you’ll enjoy 3 days of non stop exhilaration as you fight rapids of grades III and IV, pass through many gorgeous locations such as Modhi Khola, Purti Ghat and Setibeti while catching stunning views of Himalaya’s snow capped mountains and frozen waterfalls. Moreover, at the end of every rafting session, you’ll get to spend your evenings relaxing in some gorgeous destinations, sinking your feet in the soft sand of Nepal’s river beaches and feasting on delicious meals.
Originating from the Tibetan Plateau, the Kali Gandaki River is one of Nepal’s major rivers that is known for its deep gorge through the Himalayas. It is also known as one of Nepal’s holiest rivers named after ‘Kali’, the goddess of destruction. Throughout your rafting journey you’ll catch astounding views of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Mountains.
Starting for Pokhara, you’ll first travel to Maldhunga, the starting point of your rafting journey. Over 3 days you’ll then raft through Kali Gandaki’s raging waters with stop overs at various river beach locations with your journey concluding in Mirmi. From Mirmi you’ll then embark on a gorgeous 5 hour bus ride back to Pokhara.
Take your rafting skills to a new level with this 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip. | Enjoy the thrill of fighting large and small rapids. | Pass through scenic landscapes and backgrounds. | Camp in gorgeous destinations. | Imbibe the raw beauty of Nepal's rustic mountainside. | Feel the excitement of camping on a riverside beach.
III and IV
20 - 25
Be ready at your hotel for a pick-up by 06:30 hrs. Please do note that pick-ups take place from hotels situated in the lakeside area in Pokhara. You'll travel to the centre from where you'll board the private bus towards Maldhunga by 07:00 hrs. After a 3-hour bus journey, you'll reach Maldhunga, the start point of your rafting journey. After rafting for a few hours, you'll end your day by setting up your campsite on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River on a soft riverside beach front. Feast on a hot dinner and enjoy your camp views before turning in for the night.
Overnight in tents.
You'll begin your journey with a pick-up from the lakeside area of Pokhara by 06:30 hrs. Today's package includes freshly prepared meals of lunch and dinner. Besides this, you'll also be offered tea, coffee, hot chocolate and drinking water. You'll spend the night today on a river beach in twin sharing camp tents that are equipped with simple mattresses and sleeping bags. Please do carry additional blankets/shawls for your protection.
Kali Gandaki River bank
Lunch | Dinner
For cancellations made more than 30 days prior to the departure of the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip: 75% refund.
For cancellations made 29 to 15 days prior to the departure of the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip: 50% refund.
For cancellations made 14 to 2 days prior to the departure of the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip: 25% refund.
For cancellations made less than 48 hrs prior to the departure of the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip: No refund.
No show: No refund.
Above and beyond all cancellation fees/charges by the operator and The Great Next, you will be charged international payment transfer fees. Please check with us what these charges will be for this trip.
Consumption of alcohol or any kind of intoxication is not permitted during the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip.
No harm or damage should be inflicted on natural habitats during the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip.
Participants must adhere to the instructions of the guide at all times during the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip.
The equipment should be used with care during the 3-day Kaligandaki rafting trip.