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Our expedition starts from either Kathmandu or Pokhara, where we take a bus to Nepalgunj, and then on to our put in on river at Dungeswar. We will be confined to the river for the next six and a half days, our journey downstream will lead us through jungle clad canyons full of class 4 rapids.
We will take out at Chisapani where will will have the option of adding on a trip to Bardia Park, one of the best kept nature reserves in Nepal, an opportunity to combine our rafting experience with a true safari experience.
The Karnali is one of the finest big volume rafting runs in Nepal, in all honesty it can only be considered as World class!
River Grade: IV/IV+
Departs from: Kathmandu or Pokhara
Put In: Dungeswar (16hrs by private bus from Kathmandu or Pokhara – optional flights)
Take Out: Chisopani (16hrs by private bus to Kathmandu or Pokhara – optional flights)
Returns to: Kathmandu or Pokhara
Accommodation: River beach camps
Meals: 10 X lunch, 9 X dinner, 9 X breakfast
Baggage: Take only what you need, we can securely store the rest for you in our office.
Included: Raft Guides, Safety Kayakers, Support Staff, Rafting equipment, inc. CE rated helmet and buoyancy aid, Spray Jacket, Wetsuits if required, Meals, Transportation to and from the river, Waterproof ‘Pelican’ boxes, Dry Bags, Camping Equipment
Excluded: Insurance, Sleeping Bag, Additional snacks, Alcoholic drinks, Optional tips for guides
All members of the Rapidrunner Guide Team are trained to international standards in Safety and First Aid and hold current Wilderness First Aid, CPR and WRT qualifications!