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Marshyangdi River Rafting

The raging river “Marshyandi” drains the northern slope of the Annapurna Himalaya range. The IV- V rafting grade Marshyandi was opened in 1996 and yields some of the most exciting white water rafting / kayaking in Nepal. This river demands 100% commitment from both crew and guide. It is totally different from the big volume rivers like the Sun Koshi and Karnali, as the rapids are technical and require a very different approach. Big Volume Rivers need power and a good line, the Marsyangdi needs fast reactions from the crew to get through this pin ball machine river. The Marsyangdi quickly forges raft crews of complete strangers into true teams.

Marsyangdi River is located on the eastern side of the Annapurna circuit; it has long been famous for the beautiful views with each twist and turn, and the steep sided gorge walls frame a new mountain backdrop. The take-out point of Marsyandi river trip begins from at Nagdi to either Kathmandu (5 hours) or Pokhara (2.5 hours) by bus drive, and end in Bimalnagar. There is an orientation meeting early in the evening before the trip, providing you with an opportunity to ask any questions you may have, to meet your fellow rafters and also your guide and team. The 47 km Marsyangdi River Rafting action takes 2 days. This river is a photographer’s dream, with sculptured boulders, some spectacular white water, green valley sides, and a magnificent backdrop of the world’s highest mountains. This trip is worth mentioning that although the valley has a rough road up it, and is quite densely populated, you don’t see this when you are padding because the river is incised about 100ft into the valley floor.

Marshyangdi River is an ideal choice for those who want an intense and extreme rafting trip in Nepal, and is better suited to those who have had previous rafting experience. We “Nepal Mother House Treks” organize this rafting / kayaking trip considering our client safety.

Trip Highlight

  • Adventure Rafting Trip.
  • Far western part of Nepal.
  • Best for experienced rafters.
  • Grade rate to 3 to 4.
  • White Water Rafting trip.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01:After breakfast, we leave by private bus to Besisahaar. The last four hours of this ride takes us off the "good" tarmac roads and tends to be a little bouncy in places (I hope this is a subtle enough hint). We have scheduled a rest day into the program to allow for any unlikely but potential delays. That night we stay at a teahouse.

Day 02:We start trekking for a couple of hours to Khudi where we make camp and sleep for the night. We will leave one of our staff to look after the campsite, and then we will continue to trek for one hour more to Bulbule. Your expedition leader and guides will brief you and train you on land about safety and paddling. Pay attention, as you are straight into the rapids and this river has a way of underlining any Mistakes! Stay overnight Khudi.

Day 03:After breakfast, hike up to Nagdi with all the gears to the river put in point. This is the most knuckle gripping section of the river so enjoy it as you will encounter continuous Class 4 rapids. We finish today at Besisahar and have a well earned dinner, and no doubt a rum punch to help it down.

Day 04:This is the day to relax, go walking and learn to roll in a kayak and have a day in this beautiful area, away from the crowds of trekkers. The only reason this day is lost is if there are any problems on day one as explained.

Day 05:The River becomes very mellow and goes through a high walled gorge with birds and vegetation that can only be described as breath taking. We reach our take out point at Bimal Nagar by lunch time where our transport is waiting to take us back to Kathmandu/Pokhara.

Cost Include

  • Ground Transportation (One way tourist bus one way Local bus).
  • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip River Permit.
  • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, life jackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and medical equipment Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc).
  • Deluxe Tent accommodation or in resort with camp fire Safety Kayak.
  • Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation.
  • Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
  • First aid kid box
  • Insurance of the guide and Helpers

Cost Exclude

  • International Airfare.
  • Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip.
  • Nepal Visa fee.
  • Hotel accommodations and meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip.
  • Expenses of personal bill, tips for Guide, laundry, insurance, emergency evacuation etc.
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost. includes field above.

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Why With Us ?

  • Government authorization to operate Trekking and Tour, which makes your trip safe and reliable.
  • Offer competitive price for the similar services. We can compromise price but not services.
  • Provide expert local Guides and Porters who taking care during your High Mountains trip.
  • Always concern to provide best services, respecting your time and value of your money.
  • Provide family environment while you are away from the home.
  • We are Nepal base company, no need to pay hidden extra cost:
  • Donate 2% profit for the children education in remote village.
  • We create tailor made itineraries accordingly your desire.
  • Flexible group size to make your comfort trip for you.
  • Safety garneted especially for solo female travel.
  • We update your massage to your friends and family, if you needed.
  • Well insured all our employees, in case anything happens accidently.
  • Operate every trip concerning Ecologically, Culturally and socioeconomically way.
  • Provide hygienic meal and net and clean accommodation during trip where as possible.
  • learn from our client’s feedback. So, 100% satisfaction customer record by our services.
  • While you are in the mountain, we are available 24 hours, if you need emergency evacuation.
  • Keep your information privacy, not shares your personal details with anyone nor uses them for any proposes.

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Client Reviews

Tom Beavers, Seattle, WA (USA)

Karna, thank you so much for another wonderful trek. This is my 3rd trek with you - the first being the Annapurna Circuit and then a tour of the Everest region, starting at Jiri and then trekking up to Gokyo, going over Cho La, up to Kala Pattar and then up the Chukhung valley. I continue to learn so much about Nepal from you, Continue

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