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Marsyangdi Rafting

Duration: 4 Days

Trip Overview

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Max Elevation: 860 meters
  • Best Season: March till May & October till November
  • Total Duration: 4 Days

Marsyangdi river is one of the Nepal popular short river rafting, offer one of the best whitewater runs in the world. Featuring four days of impressive non-stop grade 4 & 5 rapids, wonderful beaches, and unparalleled mountain views, this jewel of a river is rated as a favorite by the few who have been privileged to paddle it. 

Following the Annapurna circuit we trek along the valley through charming Gurung villages and emerald fields. Children play excitedly along the trail as we pass, snow-called Himalayan giants surround us, and the champagne river churns and bubbles below. Few rivers rival the Marsyangdi for exhilarating white water and sustained section of steep technical rafting test our teamwork. Thundering rapids twist between house-sized boulders, steep chutes plunge into deep blue-green pools. 

For most of the section from Bhote Odar down to Bimalnagar the river forms a gorge winding through the valley floor. As the crystal blue water twists and turns between the steep walls, fresh views unfold behind of the Manaslu and Annapurna Range. 



  • Day 1: Drive to Bhote Odar (860m)/ Camping.
  • Day 2-3: River rafting (30km)/ Overnight at river beaches.
  • Day 4: Drive/back to Kathmandu visit Chitwan National Park or Annapurna Circuit trekking.
  • Note: The raft can be operated with combine trip of Royal Chitwan National Park or Annapurna area trek. Please let us know if you want to include these also. 

Cost Included / Cost Excluded

Cost Included

  • Ground Transportation (From and After)
  • Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
  • River Permit
  • Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, 
  • helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits   (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and  medical   equipment
  • Safety Kayak
  • Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
  • Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach with camp fire
  • Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation
  • Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
  • First aid kid box
  • Company T-Shirt

 Cost Excluded

  • 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
  • International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
  • Things of personal use
  • Member insurance
  • Tips to Staffs
  • Sleeping bag

What to bring?

  • T-shirt
  • Swim wear for on the river
  • Warm clothing for the evenings including a fleece or a pullover
  • Sunscreen and lip protector
  • Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
  • Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best)
  • Personal medication
  • Flashlight
  • Footwear 
  • Reading book
  • Fishing hook (you can fishing in the Himalayan River)
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