The “raging river”, drains the northern slope of the Annapurna Mountains. It was only opened to rafting in 1996 and yields some of the most exciting class iv-v white water in Nepal. 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.
The Marsyangdi quickly forges raft crew 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. Marshyangdi River Rafting with 52 km. Of boiling foam sandwiched between towering peaks, Marshyangdi flows through the gorges of Annapurna.
River Marsyandi: Meaning 'Raging River' - Annapurna Region (1 - 3 days)