Day 1 : Arrive rafting base camp - Leopard Beach
Drive to Leopard Beach Tented Camp at Shivpuri and reach in time for lunch.
Overnight in comfortable safari tents on a beach by the holy Ganges river.
Day 2 : At Leopard Beach
Warm-up rafting training session on the river after breakfast. Raft from a
point above the camp back into the camp. After lunch expedition training
session i.e.. flip training, throw bagging, swimming in rapids etc.
Day 3 : Drive to Karnprayag
Morning at leisure. After lunch drive towards Joljibi, the put in point for
the rafting expedition. Today we break our journey at Karnprayag. Overnight
at the government rest house.
Day 4 :
Leave very early for the long but rewarding drive to Didihat. This is
mainly a beautiful mountain drive through spectacular scenery. Overnight
either in a tented camp or in a local rest house.
Day 5 : Drive to rafting put in point
Drive to Joljibi and set off on the Great Kali Sarda River Rafting
Expedition. Overnight in tents on a beach by the river.
Day 6 : Rafting Expedition
The river is mainly grade II with one grade III rapid. The river demarcates
the border between India and Nepal. There are beautiful waterfalls high up
on the rocky escarpments on both sides of the river. We stop and visit some
Day 7 : Rafting Expedition
The river is relatively straight forward here. We set camp at Pancheshwar,
a famous spot for Mahaseer fishing at the confluence of the Kali Sarda river
with the Saryu.
Day 8 : At Pancheshwar
Rest Day. Overnight Camp at Pancheshwar beach.
Day 9 : Rafting Expedition
The river picks up in intensity and we run two big grade III rapids. There
are very few villages and an excellent forest cover. Overnight on a beach by
Day 10 : Rafting Expedition
This is the best white water day of the trip. We raft a number of big and
bouncy rapids including a big grade IV rapid at the village of Chuka, where
Jim Corbett shot the famous Chuka man eating tiger. We explore the forest
area around Kaldhunga after lunch and raft for two hours through a gorge
with exciting grade III rapids. Camp in a forest rest house near take out.
Day 11 : Return to Delhi
Early morning drive to Corbett National Park / return to Delhi.