Grace Trekking

Rafting: Kaligandiki River (5 Days)

This is a wonderful opportunity to raft the beautiful Kaligandiki River.

Rafts, safety clothing, equipment, tents and cooking are all included. Just bring changes of clothes as you will get wet! The Kaligandaki Gorge further up travels between Annapurn (8,091m) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m) which is the deepest gorge in the world. We will join the river at either Baglung or Beni, depending on conditions.

Day 1 Kathmandu/Pokhara to Baglung or Beni

Depart from Kathmandu or Pokhara early in the morning by private vehicle or tourist bus, Drive to Baglung or Beni, the starting point of Kaligandaki River rafting trip, and meet with the rafting team and guides. We will have a detailed briefing and equipment check about the safety procedures and techniques before rafting in the Kaligandaki River.

We’ll raft through the scenic landscape, passing terraced field, lush forests, and traditional Nepali villages. Lunch break will be by the riverside.

Continue rafting, enjoying the beautiful views of the towering Himalayas and the unique geological features of the gorge. At the designated camp site we’ll have dinner and stay overnight in tents.

Day 2 Rafting Continues

Wake up early to the sounds of nature and have breakfast by the campsite.

Encounter more rapid and thrilling streams, feel the adrenaline rush as you navigate through the river, encountering the famous “Little Brother” and “Big brother” rapids. We’ll stop for lunch at a scenic spot along the river and later pass by the ancient temples, monasteries, and cultural landmarks. We’ll reach the end checkpoint by late afternoon, bid farewell to the rafting team and guides and drive to Pokhara.

Day 3 and 4 Pokhara sightseeing

When we reach Pokhara we’ll visit many historic landmarks, such as the Tibetan refugee camp, the mountain museum, and we’ll enjoy some leisure time by Phewa Lake.

Day 5 Kathmandu

We’ll fly from Pokhara’s modern airport to Kathmandu and enjoy a final view of the Annapurna circuit of mountains. We’ll relax in a high-quality hotel and enjoy our final Nepali dinner.

Day 5 Kathmandu

If you have a spare hour or so you should visit the calm in the Garden of Dreams near your hotel and reflect on your wonderful trip.

We’ll transfer you to the airport for your flight home.

2PAX (2 - 4 persons)

$ 935 / pp

Subject to availability & seasons

5PAX (5 - 8 persons)

$ 840 / pp

Subject to availability & seasons

8PAX (more than 8 persons)

$ 795 / pp

Subject to availability & seasons