river, lying in the Annapurna Range in Nepal, is considered one of the best
rivers in the world for rafting. Its speciality is exhilarating whitewater
with impressive mountain backdrops. For reaching there, the rafters have to
drive up to Beshishahar and then take a 4/5 hours trek further up to Nagdi.
In local dialect, the literal meaning of Marsyangdi is 'raging river'.
Marsyangdi river rafting tour passes through different landscapes and the
distance it covers is approximate 65km.
|River Basin (System)
||Around the year
|Nearest Major Access
||8 hours drive to Bensi Sahar
||Approximately 400 km
||October to December and March to May
Rafting expedition to Marsyangdi River commences with a deep and
pathless gorge, which slowly descends to arid landscapes. Long high ridges
of far West Nepal's middle mountains draw the rafters' attention. The lower
part of the sprightly river is deep canyons - wild and sparsely populated.
The river flows through some of the finest jungle scenery in Nepal. One has
opportunities to see wildlife along the river banks. Raft on River
Marysangdi brings the rafter across varied natural features like valleys,
hills, gorges, canyons and jungles.