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Kali Gandaki River

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The Kali Gandaki or Gandaki River (also known as the Narayani in southern Nepal and the Gandak in India) is one of the major rivers of Nepal and a left bank tributary of the Ganges in India. It is also called Krishna Gandaki in Nepal.[1] In Nepal the river is notable for its deep gorge through the Himalayas and its enormous hydroelectric potential. It has a total catchment area of 46,300 square kilometers (17,900 sq mi), most of it in Nepal. The basin also contains three of the world’s 14 mountains over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft), Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Annapurna I. Dhaulagiri is the highest point of the Gandaki basin. It lies between the similar Kosi system to the east and the Karnali (Ghaghara) system to the west. The Kali Gandaki river source is at the border with Tibet at an elevation of 6,268 metres (20,564 ft) at the Nhubine Himal Glacier in the Mustang region of Nepal.

Itinerary

Day 01: After 8-9 hrs driving from Kathmandu you will reach rafting point near Beni. This day you will overnight at camp after dinner.

Day 02: Wake up, warm breakfast and after packing all the equipments you will jump in river. This day we begin with some class III rapids this is a warm up for the team, after 10/15 minutes you will be encountering 2 big class 4 rapids i.e. Small Brother & Big Brother and reach Modi Khola confluence where we will choose the beach for the evening campsite. We unload the rafts and one raft team prepares dinner and rum punch whilst the others play or relax and take in the scenery.

Day 03: After breakfast and getting prepared your rafting starts with the excellent views of Annapurna 1 and Himachuli. We will tackle many class III sections and the challenging class IV named REFUND. Purti Ghat will be the campsite this day.

Day 04: Soon after being back on the water we reach the holy village of Seti Beni soon after this it is time for the journey to end where our bus waiting for us. Then we head towards Pokhara and overnight at hotel.

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