Difficulty Level
6 days
March – May, Sept – Dec
Best Dates

Schedule this tour for when it suits you. Simply complete the enquiry section and choose your own dates!

Once we have received the form, we will endeavour to schedule this tour on or around the dates you have selected. We will then process your booking directly with you. Thank you for your interest and we look forward in hearing from you.

If you are short on time but looking for something more than a day-trip, then it has to be Kali Gandaki, which starts from the Lakeside town of Pokhara.

Kali Gandaki is considered a holy river that flows in the deepest gorge in the world, the Kali gandaki gorge. Kali Gandaki river rafting is wonderful adventure passing through superb scenes, wildlife, unexplored remote villages, challenging rapids and technical bounces, terrific gorges, pristine jungles, sandy beaches and fishing and swimming opportunities in big water of Himalayan flows. Kali Gandaki river offers three days rafting trip and also can be done in two days in high water.

Kali Gandaki river rafting is also best chained with multi adventure with Annapurna circuit trek and Mountain Biking from Jomsom.

SEASON Available September to June
PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE DEPARTURE Please call us or email us 14 days before with flight details so we can arrange pick up and drop off from Kathmandu Airport
Internal transport
All meals as specified for trip (breakfast, lunch, dinner with tea/coffee)
Accommodation in Kathmandu
Accommodation in twin sharing tent during rafting days
Rafting & Safety Kayakers wages (salary, insurance, food, accommodation & other allowances)
Basic first aid kit is carried by your leader
All rafting gear
All rafting arrangements
International flights
Kathmandu food lunch & dinner
Tips for porter, guide & other
Personal climbing gear and climbing boots, clothing & equipment
Personal expenditure, all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain region, mineral water, snacks, desserts
Medical examination (if required) & vaccination costs
Optional trips – Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond our control
Visa fees & Travel insurance
Airport taxes
Meals or drinks except the 3 main meals specified in itinerary
Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

Essential trip information:

Want an in-depth insight into this trip? Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what’s included – pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.

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If the treks dates are not your preference, please email us your preferred dates.

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Additional information

River Distance60Km
No. of pax6 Minimum

Day 1: Departure

Arrive in Kathmandu and sightseeing/kit preparation.
Welcome to the land of Buddha . You will be picked up by the representatives of Beyond Shangri-la Travels and take you to the hotel. After reaching hotel in Thamel, you can walk around Kathmandu for sightseeing.

Day 2

Drive to Pokhara.
Drive to Pokhara and put – in, 2-3 hours of class 4.

Day 3

Day of class 3/4.
Day of class 3/4 to just above Seti Beni village.



Day 5

Drive back to Kathmandu.
Seti Beni rapid and village, more class 3/4, take – out confluence of Aadhi Khola (dam) and bus to Pokhara arriving late pm.

Day 6

Depart from Kathmandu.

Gear required:

  • T-shirts
  • Swim wear
  • Warm clothing for the evenings
  • Sunglasses and a cap
  • Towel and Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Flashlight
  • Footwear
  • Personal entertainment items
  • Fishing gear (you can fish in the river)
  • Meals or drinks except the 3 main meals specified in itinerary
  • Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

Please complete this secure enquiry form and we will ensure you get booked on an adventure of a lifetime!


    kali gandaki river rafting itinerary