Kali Gandaki River Rafting Overview
Named after the Hindu goddess of destruction, Kali, Kali Gandaki rafting (class IV+) offers the ultimate advanced whitewater challenge as you pass spectacular scenery flowing between the rugged walls of the deep canyon. The Kali Gandaki River is famous for the deepest gorge in the world, steep drops, huge waves, and continuous class III and class IV experiences. Rafting in Kali Gandaki River is recommended for individuals over 16 years of age, with advanced swimming ability, and extensive rafting experience. The trip starts with a warm-up on class III and IV rapids. Helmets and life jackets are compulsory and are included in the rafting packages.
Guests with previous paddling experience may choose to go with our skilled guide in a self-bailing "paddle raft." Guests with no previous experience may choose an "our boat," operated and controlled by our professional boatman. Our guides and boatmen have years of experience and are familiar with all phases of the river. They know the geology and history of the area and will educate and entertain you during your rafting trip to Nepal.
On the last day, we meet the largest rapids, providing a thrilling climax to the journey of a lifetime! Kali Gandaki River Rafting has no warm-up days on this river, you are straight into the action with bumpy, fast, and medium-level rapids challenging you at every turn. Both experienced and first-time rafters will enjoy the exciting rapids of the Kali Gandaki. At high water, the Kali Gandaki is a Grade 4 river.
Best Season, Raft Grade With Water Volume
|September - December||4+||Approx. 550 cumecs|
|January - May||4+||Approx. 200 cumecs|
|June - August||High risk||Approx. 1000 cumecs|