Trip Details
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Trip Style: River Rafting
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge + Camping
  • Group Size: 15
  • Ultimate river rafting experience
  • The rapid flow of fresh white water
  • The fantastic thrill of rapids
  • Amazing and scary thrill experience

Karnali River Rafting is known as the longest river in Nepal which offers a massive possibility of adventure with its swift rapids and technical bounces. Not only does Karnali River offers adventurous river rafting but also offers kayaking and fishing opportunity. One also can do short hiking and enjoy the fun of jungle safari here and the jungle safari and hiking lets you experience an untouched rural lifestyle of various ethnic groups. While having fun with river rafting, you mostly go through the pristine dense forest so that the rafters enjoy the topmost serenity and calmness along with the adventure of Karnali river rafting.

By and large, the Karnali region is still untouched by the flame of modernization, and the settlements and their culture are still unspoiled. The deep and massive forest offers abundant flora and fauna around the Karnali River. Moreover, there are fewer chances of spending the nights at guest houses and hotels, so the rafters are completely pleased to have a camping pleasure on the dramatic sandy bank of Karnali River. This will be a memorable stay. Most significantly, you will be amazed by the Tharu culture of the Karnali region. To reveal the truth, emerging from Mt. Kailash, the Karnali River befriends the Bay of Bengal. So, this trip is also considered to be a pilgrimage-cum-rafting trip.

The thrilling and heart-rending experience of adventurous  Karnali river rafting, organic Tharu dishes, and their warmest hospitality with cultural shows, jungle safari, Dolphin excursion, crocodile watching, short hiking, and fishing are the notable highlights of this trip. It is very special for both Buddhists and Hindus as the river Karnali originates from the holy Himalaya, Mt. Kailash. The trip commences at the place named Sauli and this trip is generally combined with a visit to Bardia National Park which is one of the most popular national parks in Nepal for unique flora and fauna. 


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Day 01:Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, the airport representatives from “Magic Expedition” will be displaying the placard with your name and our company name just opposite the arrival. Once they see you, they greet you and transfer you to the hotel in Kathmandu. In the evening, we complete office formalities including the short orientation regarding the trip you are undertaking the next day. Overnight at the hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Dinner
  • Hotel
  • Kathmandu

On this day you will fly on a domestic airline in the afternoon to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu to reach Surkhet. You will see a beautiful scene of green hills and mountains of Nepal. You can also take a night bus to Surkhet which will be cheaper but it will take 12 hours to reach in Surkhet. 

  • Lodge
  • Surkhet

You will be driven to Sauli, starting point of rafting, from Surkhet which is 5 hours long. On the way, you will see the picturesque view of the green valley and you will also feel fresh and impressed by the scene. -Overnight-

  • lodge
  • Sauli

You will start your rafting from Sauli. The section of the river is wild. The continuous rapid will make you forget to breathe. You will experience the big bounce of water.-Overnight in camp-

  • Camp
  • Sauli

This day rafter can experience the real flow of rive, challenging and adventurous. Rafter will experience the Himalayan water. The rafting continues through the jungle where they pass gorges and challenging rapids. After rafting all day you will stay overnight camping.

  • camp
  • God-house

This day is also not less challenging because it includes the God-House. You will get a chance to experience the big bouncy rapid. The excitement level will reach its height when you dip in the white water from the rapid. -Overnight in Seti Dovan area camp-.

  • Camp
  • Seti Dovan

You will experience the best rafting because of the breathtaking scenery. Rafting continues enjoying the beautiful natural landscape.  The journey of the rafting is an adventure experiencing a magnificent view of the jungle and views.-overnight camp in Jamuna Village area-

  • Camp
  • Jamuna Village

These days rafting is amusing when you reach the confluence of the Seti River. Many kayakers can be found in the river. You can rest for one day to explore the surrounding area with the team. You can also ask for information about the region with your guide.  After reaching Chisapani rafting adventure comes to an endpoint. Drive to Nepalgunj Airport to fly to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel. There are options to visit Bardia National Park or retrieving back to Kathmandu

  • Chisapani

Today, you are going to leave Kathmandu or optionally, you can begin another trip. We transfer you to the airport or the bus station from where you catch the returning flight to your hometown or can begin other trips in Nepal.

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  • Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Rafting Guide and Rafting Gear.
  • Lunch at Rafting Spot.
  • Local / Private Vehicle drive to Rafting Place and Back
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner In Kathmandu.
  • And extra food, Beverages besides in Itinerary.
  • Tips for staff

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