Karnali River


Days: 10

Distance: 180 Km.

Grade: 4 + (5)

Best Season: Oct. - Dec. Mar. – May

Location: Sauli to Chisapani

Min. Group: 8 pax


The Karnali, Nepal’s mightiest & longest river, originates from Mt. Kailash in Tibet, the only holy mountain in the world. This river journey is considered a class for the finest multi day water play in Nepal. This incredible river flows through the Himalayas in a series of magnificent isolated gorges and forest.

It's one of the last places in Nepal that you can see old growth forest and have a real chance of seeing Nepal's wildlife, Langur and Rhesus Monkeys, leopards, bear, martins, deer, crocodiles, garials and even tigers. The river also supports some of the finest fish habitat in Nepal with giant catfish and Golden Masheer prowling the depths.

From the put in point at Sauli to the take out point at Chisapani, the Karnali river surge for 180 Kilometers taking through incredible combination of white water, scenery, isolated forests and sandy beaches, which makes this river as one of the best river journeys of the world.