Region: Karnali River
Accommodation: Tent Camp.
Transportation: Drive By bus or private Car/Van/Jeep
Best Season: Autumn and Spring
Duration: 9 days
Cost: USD 590
Grade: 4+ to 5+ class (Moderate)
Karnali River Rafting 180 km river action takes between 7-9 days, starting from ‘Kareleghat’, about 24 hours drive from Kathmandu, rafting on ‘Karnali River’ is an ideal trip for those wanting to explore some of the stunning river scenery in Nepal and to enjoy fishing as well. Karnali river rafting is one of the most memorable river trips available in Nepal, comprising of wide variety of flora & fauna, dense forests and remote villages.
The rapids of Karnali river are huge and challenging, though relatively straightforward. It does require some experience with rafting as the river flow increases at narrow canyons and so does the frequency of the rapids. Rafting in Karnali River also has an added advantage; the river ideally passes through the Bardia National Park. So, you can take some time out and pay a visit to this exotic National park.
We at Skyline take care of all your rafting needs such as managing for equipment, taking care of fooding and camping too, guaranteeing the best rafting experience. Also, we are very serious about our client’s safety, so all of our rafting trips are guided by experienced guides and team who are well-trained in CPR, first aid and advanced river rescue techniques.
Day 01: Drive to Butwal by private bus, camp at Butwal. (B,L,D)
Day 02: Drive to Surkhet and overnight camping. (B,L,D)
Day 03: Trek from Surkhet to Dhanigad, overnight camping. (B,L,D)
Day 04: Trek from Dhanigad to Kareleghat, camp at the river bank. (B,L,D)
Day 05: Rafting from Kareleghat and overnight camping. (B,L,D)
Day 06: Rafting day and camping on the beach. (B,L,D)
Day 07: Rafting day, camping on the beach near the confluence of the Seti River. (B,L,D)
Day 08: Rafting day, camping on the beach after passing Bijura Village. (B,L,D)
Day 09: Rafting to Chisapani, end of the trip, drive back to Kathmandu by private bus. (B,L)