Marshyangdi River Rafting- 4 days

“Raging River from Himalayas”

Marshyangdi River RaftingRising form the Northern slopes of the Annapurna Himal, the river passes through the arid Manang region before roaring its way into the lower foothills to join with the Trisuli River. This monster of a river is also tagged “the Raging River” in the local tongue and offers up what is considered as the best white water rafting and kayaking experience in the world.

Not only renowned for is raging rapids and fast flowing water, the Marsyandi is also a beauty when it comes to scenery, nature and culture, from every sweeping bend of the river you get tantalizing glimpses of the snow capped peaks back drooping terraced rice fields and tiny, tradional housed villages. The water runs a clear turquoise blue and is dotted with boulders that have been sculptured by nature herself. This is one serious rafting or kayaking trip that is not for the faint of heart, the Marsyandi is truly a river that demands respect from those who choose to run it.

One rapid flowing into another, massive undercut boulders, a strong current and some steep drops; this is a truly exhilarating river for rafting. The river dishes out a sever Adrenaline overload to any who dare to paddle it, and with an experienced crew this is certainly a choice river for serious rafter, or those who have previously had their taste for white water whetted on a tamer river. If you are looking for a white water challenge, magnificent scenery and pristine water then this is the trip for you.

Most world-class kayakers will describe the Marshyangdi as one of the best white water trips in the World. Be aware that it will have continuous and long stretches of class 4 water.

Trip Facts

Departure Point: Pokhara or Kathmandu (Pkr 4hrs & Ktm 7/8hrs)
River Start Point: Near Nagdi
River Finish Point: Bimal Nagar
Outward Travel Time: 7-8 Hours
River Grade: III-IV
Return Travel Time: 4 Hours
Season: Oct-May
Accommodation: Two men tent.
Meal: Trip cost includes all meal (form lunch on first day through lunch on last day).
Season/Months: Difficulties/ Grade Watervolume

Location, Transportation and Timetable & Description

Accessibility and Location: Marshangdi River rafting's the put in point Nangdi  (172km) for the Marsyangdi River is 7/8 hours west of Kathmandu by  private bus. Porters transport all the rafting equipment and other necessities for the trip. Transportation from Pokhara can also be arranged. The 65km of river action takes 3 days. Bus transportation is provided from the take-out point at Bimalnagar to either Kathmandu (4-5 hours) or Pokhara (3 hours).

Trip Preparation and pre-departure meeting
Please note there will be a per-departure meeting at 6pm at our kathmnadu office the day before the expedition. This is a change to get the group together and discuss the River journey. At the meeting you have a change to meet your guides and we can answer any last minute queries, give out personal gear bag and collect money for beer kitty, this is also the time to coordinate the logistics of luggage and valuable storages or transfer if you are not retuning to Kathmandu after the trip.

This Cost includes & what we provide

  • Experienced Guide& Supporter, All meals during the rafting period (B/L/D)
  • Accommodation camping in Tent,
  • All national Park permits
  • Rafting permit.
  • All necessary fees.
  • Round trip Ground Transportation
  • Rafting, kitchen and camping equipment experienced Captain Cook and other staffs
  • All Rafting equipment including life –jacket, helmets, paddle, paddle top & self balling raft.
  • All our equipment is of the highest quality, clean and well maintained

The Cost not included

  • Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip
  • Hotel accommodations & meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Things of personal use
  • Member insurance
  • International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
  • Tips to Staffs
  • Sleeping bag (USD $ 1 Dollar)

What to bring with you

Please bring with you shorts and a T-shirt or swimwear for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.

What you need to tell us

Please tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is essential that you inform us of any medical conditions that may affect your well being on the trip.
Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.

River Safety

We are the only company with guides trained in SRT, CPR, and Wilderness First Aid. ADRIFT ADVENTURES Nepal guarantees fun and 100% safety. We are highly dedicated in providing quality service to our invaluable clients and agents, in order to make their experience in Nepal very special, providing cherished memories for a lifetime.

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Would you like to extend your holiday?

If your answer is yes, there are many options and choices to extend your holiday before or after your main trip. Following trips are suggested for your holiday extensions.

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