Kali Gandaki River also known as ‘River of God’, is one of the major rivers of Nepal which is notable for its deep gorge through the Himalayas. The Basin also contains three of the World’s 14 mountains over 8,000m (Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna). Kali Gandaki rafting is another best activity to be done in Nepal. It is at 3hrs drive from Pokhara and is also reached by private transport provided by Nepal Trek Adventure. Rafting in Kali Gandaki river is fun and challenging. The river is also considered to be one of the holy rivers of Nepal and is fast flowing one. It offers you some of the best whitewater experience in Nepal. Rafting in Kali Gandaki river is must do a thing in Nepal. It is really hard to describe the beauty of the river. The beautiful scenario on the fast flowing current makes Kali Gandaki rafting famous among the rafters from all around the world.
Rising from the snow-capped peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, and Annapurna, Kali Gandaki river provides some of the most exciting adventure activities like rafting, kayaking, cannoning, and many more. On wandering along with the call of the wild white waters, the river is graded according to time or season September to December its grading is 4+ with approximately 550cumces of water volume, January to May grading is 4+ with approximately 200cumces of water volume, June to August its really dangerous and highly risky with approximately 1000cumces of water volume. It makes your rafting amazing and adventurous with the adrenaline rush. This venturesome rafting journey is suitable throughout the year but the best time is considered from September to December to get thrilled with a lifetime. Rafting in Kali Gandaki is best for you if you are looking for fast flowing white water experience in short period of time.
The departure is first from Kathmandu to Pokhara and from Pokhara, it takes 3 hrs to reach there. You can take bus yourself or Nepal Trek Adventure can provide you the private cab from Kathmandu to Pokhara and Pokhara to Kali Gandaki river. Nepal Trek Adventure is the certified organization for the thrilling adventures like rafting, bungee jumping and cannoning. The river distance of rafting is 35kilometers. The optional trip back to Pokhara and Kathmandu can also be asked. The number of (person) that can go in a raft at a time is 6. Regarding the price of the whole trip staying, food and camping, everything can be done in RS 1800 for Nepali people, Rs 2300 for the visitors from SAARC countries and USD 25 for the foreigners. The kayak of the raft is provided by the company and the river permit is given by the government. The company makes sure the person that if any harm to life is there in the sports he should be fully responsible for it. One should bring his/her own stuff like T-shirts, lip protector, sunglasses, etc. for your own convenience.