Karnali River Rafting
Karnali River Rafting is full of challenging rapids, kayaking opportunities, fishing and jungle safari and trekking to unpopulated area. It is the longest and largest river which fall in the Bay of Bengal emerging from Mt. Kailash in Tibet, the center of the universe for both Buddhist and Hindu religions. with tributaries feeding than any other river in Nepal. The starting point is Sauli where the river drops into imposing canyons filled with powerful big volume white water. Karnali River rafting passes through pristine jungle area and wilderness providing the opportunity to see rare wildlife and forests.
Volume in November:300cms (10,500 cfs)
Best season:Oct-Nov or end of March-June
The river rafting also offers to experience Tharu culture and jungle adventure activities with camping stays on the river bank of Karnali. The karnali is one of the best rivers of the world; flows in the western untouched and remote world of Himalayan foothill. It offers steep and challenging white water and elusive wilderness. The rafting continues through pristine jungles with the opportunities to explore passing some gorges and really challenging rapids.This unevenness of the river means that any enlargement in water volume has a more pronounced effect on the difficulty of the rapid, and this makes it a river that is best run at low and medium flows. The wilderness of karnali Rafting continues facing the challenges of big bounces and rapids in big water. Rafting continues with excitements sometimes forgetting to breathe in handling the technical difficulties. Enjoy the ride all day and camp in this sensational setting. The excitement reaches its height in white water where you dip into the waters from rapids. These canyons flow into scarcely populated areas of pristine jungle teeming with abundant bird and wildlife. Rapids like Captivity, Flip and Strip and Gods House are separated by just enough easier water to regroup and prepare for the next big challenge. Continues with bouncy and exciting big rapids which can be one of the finest rafting trips ever made and life memory. Rafting in Karnali River is pleasant enough when you reach at the confluence of Seti River. Don’t forget to take in the bird life, which is equally as abundant as the lush vegetation The river broadens and many kayakers can be found in the river.
|Day 02:||Kathmandu Nepalgung Flight /Drive surkhet|
|Day 03:||Drive to Sauli|
|Day 04:||Rafting Beginning|
|Day 05:||Rafting to God-house|
|Day 06:||Rafting to Seti Dovan|
|Day 07:||Rafting to Jamuna Village|
|Day 08-09:||Rafting to Chisapani|
|Day 10:||end of the trip, drive back to Kathmandu|
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Meeting at airport upon arrival by Plan Holidays Personnel. We will pick up from airport and then escort you to your Hotel. During the driving of half an hour, enjoy the heart-stopping views along the kathmandu city. After arrival at your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the local area, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Nepalgung Flight Drive surkhet You will be transferred to Surkhet via Nepalgunj Flight by airway in the afternoon in a domestic airlines. Or a longest drives to reach at far west Surkhet. Surkhet is regional headquarter of Mid-Western region of Nepal. You can travel in Night bus to reach Surkhet which is cheaper but takes more than 12 hrs to reach there. Overnight in Guest House.
Day 03: Drive to Sauli You will drive 5hrs from surkhet. Sauli which is the out-in point for Karnali River rafting.you are passing through the villages and picturesque views of the surrounding. Overnight at sauli.
Day 04: Rafting Beginning Today rafting starts from Sauli. The wilderness of karnali Rafting continues facing the challenges of big bounces and rapids in big water. Rafting continues with excitements sometimes forgetting to breathe in handling the technical difficulties. Enjoy the ride all day and camp in this sensational setting.
Day 05: Rafting to God-house The rafting continues through pristine jungles with the opportunities to explore passing some gorges and really challenging rapids. More of the same including the notorious GOD`S HOUSE rapid. Don’t forget to take in the bird life, which is equally as abundant as the lush vegetation. Camp and relax.
Day 06: Rafting to Seti Dovan Many high bounces and rapids are to be handled while floating in the rivers. The excitement reaches its height in white water where you dip into the waters from rapids. Today and the next day and a half are a chance to enjoy your journey admiring the country and village you pass. Enjoying the adventurous rafting, we stay in Seti Dovan area in a camp.
Day 07: Rafting to Jamuna Village The journey in the water of Karnali is mostly adventurous with magnificent views of jungles and natural lives. We stay overnight in a camp in Jamuna village area.
Day 08-09: Rafting to Chisapani In these Two days rafting is pleasant enough when you reach at the confluence of Seti River. The river broadens and many kayakers can be found in the river. You can rest for one day to explore the surrounding area with the team or can ask for information about the region with your guide.
Day 10: end of the trip, drive back to Kathmandu by private bus After reaching at Chisapani rafting adventure comes to the put-out point. After Breakfast return to kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 11: Departure Transfer to airport for departure.