The Marshyangdi River rafting is one of the most outstanding grade IV Kayaking Rivers in the world which was only opened to rafting in 1996 and yields some of the most exciting class iv-v white water in Nepal.
Marsyangdi means raging river’ in local dialect. Which is rises on the northern slopes of the Annapurna Himal, flows east through an arid valley around Manang. And then swing south to join the Trisuli river at Mugling.
The Marshyangdi River
This river demands 100% Commitment from both crew and guide. It is totally different from the big volume rivers like the Sun Koshi. And Karnali, the rapids are technical and require a very different approach. Big Volume Rivers need power and a good line, the Marsyangdi needs fast reactions from the crew to get through this pin ball machine river. Also The Marsyangdi quickly forges raft crews of complete strangers into true teams.
Located on the eastern side of the Annapurna circuit, the Marsyangdi River has long been famous for the beautiful views. With each twist and turn the steep sided gorge walls frame a new mountain backdrop.
Snaking its way beyond Manaslu & Annapurna through forests & traditional villages, it offers some breath taking scenery combining with glorious views and its fascinating natural surrounding and typical culture. With continuous, very challenging &committing adventure it makes for an incredible trip. Marshyangdi with steep & thrilling ride is a river that demands respect.