Kali Gandaki River Rafting
Kali Gandaki is a name put after the the Hindu Goddess Kali, supposed to be reincarnation of Goddess Durga. It begins from high of the Tibetan plateau of Musang. It is of a medium length river but gives you a unique experience by offering the thundering rapids, incredible view of the Annapurna range and the huge gorge which gives you a plenty of pleasure. The rapid of river, as being more technical and continuous, keeps the rafters busy for paddling in most of the day.The cultural revelationadds much exciting to the trip. Kali Gandaki river proffers the great white water with its turbulent rapids, stunning scenery, old villages along with the great views of mountain. A fossil found under water is more interesting and the white sandy beach beneath the water adds more enjoyment.
Day 01: Naya pul
A 30 minutes flight or a 5 hour drive takes you to Pokhara. The journey to this river starts from Pokhara early in the morning. The starting point is 40 km way at Naya Pul where you can reach after the drive of one and half an hour. The first day’s trip consists of series of class III and class IV rapids. The day ends with a unique experience at the campsite.
Day 02: Modi Beni
Second day, take breakfast and be ready for the trip. There are more class III and class IV but as you go continuously to your trip, you will encounter, less rapids in comparison to the first day. Along the way, there are more temples and villages mostly inhabited by the Brahamins and Magars, The night is spent at camp on the river beach.
Day 03: Purtighat- Mirmi
This day, trip is relatively easy and you will encounter small rapids. You will get fun of having chance to see surrounding hills, the farmers can be seen busy in their fields and the children wave from a distance. This is the last day in Kaligandaki. After lunch in together, you will change the route of Pokhara and make the journey for interesting places as per your interest.