The luxuriant vegetation visible along the river is a remnant of the vast forested area which once covered the middle hills of Nepal.
In the afternoon a small outfitters are but technical rapid is encountered near the village of Saranghat, inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generation of service with the Gurkha forces. Saranghat is a colorful specious beach below the village.
Here middle hills and the Terai plains opens up before us. The topography gets changed dramatically. the twisted severe rock formations give way to sandstone and gravel deposited by antecedent rivers. After lunch you can visit a unique religious community – Devghat, well known among the Hindus. Every year in mid-January, thousands of pilgrims visit the river and the ashram to worship. at this point where the Kaligandaki joins the Trishuli and becomes the Narayani River you get a choice between coming back to Kathmandu.
Starting Point: Damauli
Ending Point: Narayanghat
We leave Kathmandu in the early morning and drive to Damauli, our put in point. After the rafts are rigged we will set off down the Seti Khola. We spend the whole day within its forested canyon. The luxuriant vegetation we see is a remnant of the vast forested area, which once covered the middle hills of Nepal. (A, B, L, D)
Traveling by rafts is a perfect way to view undisturbed wildlife. When we stop for lunch we have time to explore, Photograph, birdwatcher, swim or relax. Later in the afternoon we encounter a small but technical rapid near the village of Saranghat. Inhabited by Magars, who are renowned for generations of service with the Gurkha forces Saranghat, is a colorful middle hills village. Our first night we will set up camp on a spacious beach below the village (A, B, L, D)
After we have finished breakfast and repacked the raft, we will set off down river. Later we encounter the technical rapid grade 3 shortly after the rapid we leave Seti Khola and enter Trisuli River. Here the middle hills recede and the Terai plain opens before us. The Topography has changed dramatically. We end our River trip. (A, B, L)