Karnali River Rafting

Karnali River Rafting
At a Glance
  • Trip Duration10 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts at Surkhet
  • Ends at Chisopani
  • Best Time Autumn (Sep-Nov) and Spring (Mar-May)

Karnali River Rafting
The Karnali Nepal"s Longest and Largest Karnali river with tributaries feeding than any other River of Nepal. Its makes the largest river for commercial rafting trip. It is situated in the most remote western region in Nepal. So it becomes more than just a rafting trip. It is an expedition. This river rated grade4+ to 5+ class huge series of Continuous wild rapids. In the banks of river are lined with coniferous forest and lower reaches pristine Rudyard Kipling style Jungle that has all but disappeared from regions of Himalayas .Karnali River Rafting runner has reported Sightseeing of much wild life including the exclusive and mysterious route people also. Any bond can enjoy the fishing of great catfish and golden masheers.

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Drive Kathmandu to Surkhet, We travel to the far west and arrive in Surkhet very late/early hours of the next morning. we are able to have a sleep here. 

    Arrive at Sauli ( start point of rafting ) After early breakfast, we will take a truck as far as the road goes until about lunch time [this all depends on availability be flexible]. After lunch we walk all afternoon to the put-in point at Sauli. A great walk which high lights just how "out there" you really are. You pass local villages and spectacular scenery, and then you hit the river.

      We get ready for wild ride. This section of the River is terribly wild. Continuoues rapid makes rafter forget to breathe. We will take Lunch around at 1:00 pm afternoon and camping at 3:00 pm. O/n at Camp.

        Rafting this is the type of day that people imagine when they think of Himalayan water. It is big and continuous. We enter into the Jungle Corridor. This is a narrowing jungle clad gorge and it is all ours. The team building is put into full practice and when your guide shouts "all forward " he really means it. O/n at Camp.

            Rafting It isn't over yet! Keep paddling hard! You really are experiencing the best of the west on yet another day of great action and breath taking scenery. O/n at Jamuna village on Camp.

              Rest day at River bank a rest day so you can take time to enjoy your surroundings and relax on a great sandy beach.

                  Final Day of rafting this is the final day of river. We end this trip in the early afternoon at Chisopani Bridge & lunch is served there. You will get night bus to back to Kathmandu or you can enjoy in Bardia National Park, which is famous for bird watching and jungle activities.

                    Cost Includes
                    • Ground Transportation.
                    • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip.
                    • River Permit.
                    • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, - camera barrels and all safety and medical equipment.
                    • Safety Kayak.
                    • Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc).
                    • Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach with camp fire.
                    • Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation.
                    Cost Excludes
                    • International airfare,
                    • Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip,
                    • Things of personal use,
                    • Member insurance,
                    • Kathmandu hotels accommodations & meals,
                    • Tips to Staffs,
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