Remarkable Marshyangdi River translates to Ragging River rises on the northern slope of the Annapurna Himal, flows east all the way through an barren valley within the area of Manang District then swings south to join the Trishuli River. One of the Nepal's steepest rivers, Marshyangdi River is renowned as one of the best whitewater runs in the world. 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.
Marshyangdi River 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 Marshyangdi needs fast reactions from the crew to get through this pin ball machine river. The Masryangdi quickly forges raft crews of complete strangers into true teams.