Save The Karnali River



Location
Nepal

Duration
12 days

Price
900 USD

Activity
Rafting

Season

Rating

Difficulty
Strenous

Min No of Pax
0

Save The Karnali River

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Overview

Karnali is the last and most pristine Himalayan River. Nepal's mightiest river, agree that it is one of the best trips offered anywhere. Karnali lies in the western part of the nation in what is called the "Wild West" of Nepal, an area only recently opened for tourism. Most experienced river, who have rafted or kayaked down the Karnali.

Itinerary

Karnali River Exploration Expedition Itinerary

Date Day Programs HALT PLAN
April 2nd 1 Arrival KTM (Sunday) and transfer to your hotel and meet the group TBA BB
April 3rd 2 In Kathmandu, apply Visa
April 4th 3 Tour in Kathmandu
April 5th 4 Get Chinese visa and issue Nepal Trek permit TBA BB
April 6th 5 Fly to Lhasa and stay there Yak Hotel D
April 7th 6 Aromatization day with sightseeing, visit to patyala palace and Jokham Monastry and overnight at hotel in Lhasa Shanhai Hotel D
April 8th 7 Drive to Dongba 4500m. 415 Kms. 9-10hrs Camp BLD
April 9th 8 Drive to Manasarovar Lake 4550m. Cross Mayum La Pass 5225m. 235kms. 5-6 hrs Camp BLD
April 10th 9 Drive to Mabchakhambab (Karnali River Source) Camp BLD
April 11th 10 Trek along with river Camp BLD
April 12th 11 Trek along with river Camp BLD
April 13th 12 Trek along with river Camp BLD
April 14th 13 Trek along with river Camp BLD
April 15th 14 Trek along with river to Hilsa Camp BLD
April 16th 15 Trek over Nara La pass 4500m, to Thado Dunga 3800m. 6-7 hours Camp BLD
April 17th 16 Trek to Tumkot Khola 3300m. 5-6 hours Camp BLD
April 18th 17 Trek to Salli Khola 2800m. 6-7 hours Camp BLD
April 19th 18 Trek to Dharapori 2600m. 6-7 hours Camp BLD
April 20th 19 Trek to Simikot and prepare for next lag of expedition Camp BLD
April 21th 20 Rest day at Simikot and prepare for next lag of expedition Camp BLD
April 22th 21 Start Kayaking trip to Nalla (Kharpunath) 3-4 hours Camp BLD
April 23th 22 Continue Kayaking to Sunkhada 5-6hours Camp BLD
April 24th 23 Kayaking to Ghat Khola 4-5 hours Camp BLD
April 25th 24 Kayaking to Ghat Chaur 5 hours Camp BLD
April 26th 25 Kayaking Bina (Mugu) 5-6 hours Camp BLD
April 27th 26 Kayaking Camp BLD
April 28th 27 Kayaking Camp BLD
April 29th 28 Kayaking to Fayal Gaun 4-5 hours Camp BLD
April 30th 29 Kayaking to Manama 3-4hrs / Rukum Camp BLD
May 1st 30 Panchadewal Rest Day Camp BLD
May 2nd 31 Raft to Daab, the proposed Dam site and meet rafting crew Camp BLD
May 3rd 32 Raft to Dungeshwor Camp BLD
May 4th 33 Raft Dungeshwor to Ravaldey Camp BLD
May 5th 34 Raft to Scorpian Beach Camp BLD
May 6th 35 Raft to Seti Confluence Camp BLD
May 7th 36 Rest Day Camp BLD
May 8th 37 Raft to Red Rock Canyon Camp BLD
May 9th 38 Raft to Quiney and camp Camp BLD
May 10th 39 Raft to Chisapani down, Camp in Bardia National Park Camp BLD
May 11th 40 Camp at Monatapu Camp BLD
May 12th 41 Monatapu to Monaghat (Indian Border and drive to jungle lodge for lunch)
May 13th 42 Jungle Lodge (Explore Bardia National Park)
May 14th 43 Drive to Nepalgunj Airport and fly to KTM, wrap up the expedition
May 15th 44 Rest day in KTM and sight seeing
May 16th 45 Fly back

Note: Second league of Expedition will start from 25th September.

Itinerary of Second League for Karnali Expedition

Date Day Activities
25- Sep 1 Arrival KTM( Sunday) and transfer to your hotel and meet the group
26- Sep 2 Fly to Nepalgunj and drive to Monaghat Indian border
27- Sep 3 Start on motored raft on avatar 70 to 90km a day for 6days
28- Sep 4 Activities
29- Sep 5 Activities
30- Sep 6 Activities
01- Oct 7 Activities
02- Oct 8 Arrive Delhi and Fly to Ktm
03- Oct 9 Wrap up the program with previous report.
04- Oct 10 Fly back to home

Note: During the entire expedition we will have briefing, debriefing sessions every day about findings and for the next day program. We expect to cover 70 to 80 Km a day with all the stops for water testing. Experts must submit the draft report and the time to submit report will be notified on the last day of expedition.

NAME UNITS ORGANIZATION/FORM
Megh Ale Expedition Leader NRCT
Ramesh Bhusal-Journalist NRCT/NEFEJ
Vimal Thapa- Tour leader/Birder Nature-treks.com/BCN/NRCT
Ben
Kripa
Local Kayaker 1
International Kayaker 1
Karen 2
Scientist 1
ICIMOD 1
Representative from China 2
Doctor
Pani Project
Total number 10

Includes

  • Double sharing room with food in restaurant in Lhasa and Shigatse and cooked food onward Dongba
  • Double sharing tent with all camping and camping equipment during trek in Nepal and Tibet
  • Mules for luggage on Trek
  • Food during trek in Nepal and Tibet
  • Supporting camping crew
  • Humla Trek Permit fee
  • Simikot DDC fee
  • Hilsa community porter fee
  • Horde or Yak in Tibet for luggage
  • A truck for stuff pick up from Kyirong
  • All Tibet Alien travel permit and Rafting permit
  • Tibetan Guide and hotel in Purang
  • Tibet Tour by Deluxe Tourist bus
  • Chinese visa and visa service
  • Kathmandu/Lhasa flight
  • All logistics and camping, food and staffs in Nepal
  • Kayaking equipment and experts
  • Rafting equipment and experts
  • Local private transportation in Nepal
  • 3 nights in Bardia lodge on full board
  • Nepalgunj/Kathmandu flight
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Any applicable government tax

Excludes

  • Personal clothing and sleeping bag
  • Personal Insurance of client
  • Filming permit (since not allowing)
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Rerouting and leaving tours in between and cost of porter of other staffs
  • Cost incur due to any unforeseen events Anything that is not mentioned in included section

Others Information

Note:

  • Tibet close for tourist in the month of March and open first week of April. Earliest we can enter Tibet by second week of April 2019.
  • Tibet visa is not granting for passport holder those travel in Muslim countries after 2015.
  • Chinese authority in Tibet and as well as Kathmandu can anytime reject the visa approval, permit and visa in last moment if they suspect the involvement of fee Tibet or qualm.
  • Do not take any book containing Dalai Lama's picture, free Tibet stickers can Tibetan flag.
  • Filming is not allowing in this region due to political reason. However, we can take small handy cam and film in river while raft.
  • The given cost is valid for foreign tourist group only.
  • For Indian pax need minimum of 5 Indian and visa is issue in Chinese Embassy Delhi. Cost may differ since Indian group is operate by China Indian Pilgrimage Service Center (CIPSC) RISK AND LIABILITY.
  • Nature-treks.com will put every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant.
  • However, all the Tibet tours are run strictly under Tibet Tourism Bureau. There for Nature treks.com or its Tibet agent shall not be responsible for any change or alterations of programs due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockage, landslide, and snow, political unrest cancellation of flight, delay arrivals, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spot.
  • It is most advisable for clients to have full insurance against personal medical, helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation.
  • Chinese authority in Tibet and as well as Kathmandu Consular section can any time reject the visa approval, permit and visa in last moment if they suspect the involvement of free Tibet.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

  • Minimum 3 month advance booking is needed to secure the flight tickets and hotel room with advance payment of 10% of total trip cost by bank.
  • Rest payment can transfer by bank or on arrival with cash.
  • We accept Credit card of client those trek in Nepal and airfare charges but bank charges 4 % extra on the top of cost.
  • 10% Two weeks prior to departure date.
  • 20% One-week prior to departure date.
  • 30% 3 days prior to departure date.
  • No refund will be applied for cancellation when arrived in Kathmandu and cancel the trip.

Risk and Liability

  • Nature-treks.com will put every effort to make your journey smooth and pleasant.
  • However, all the Tibet tours are run strictly under Tibet Tourism Bureau. There for Nature treks.com or its Tibet agent shall not be responsible for any change or alterations of programs due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockage, landslide, and snow, political unrest cancellation of flight, delay arrivals, sickness or accidents. Any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients on the spot.
  • It is most advisable for clients to have full insurance against personal medical, helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation Chinese authority in Tibet and as well as Kathmandu Consular section can any time reject the visa approval, permit and visa in last moment if they suspect the involvement of free Tibet.

Refund or Unused Services

If any leg of the journey cannot be availed due to bad weather conditions or certain areas are off bound due to restrictions imposed by the government, refund will be made but after deducting the refund charges as per rules and regulation of Nepal National Bank (Nepal Rastra Bank).

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