Expedition Kayak progression from class 2 to class 4, Nepal, India

Class 2 to class 4 progression – Himalaya

Become the kayaker you’ve always wanted to be in just one month.

Are you a class 2 kayaker looking to progress your skills? Here at Pure Land Expeditions, we are proud of our kayak classes. Our guests new to paddle sport in the Himalayas learn how to read and run white water, while developing safety and rescue skills. Here in Nepal and India you will find a real range of world class water in some of the most beautiful locations in the world.

This expedition based course will take you to the next level. Featuring River Skills, Rescue Scenarios and an element of First Aid training. During this unique class 2 to class 4 month long expedition in the Himalayas, you will progress from the basics, running class 2 to choosing and evaluating your own lines on class 4. This experiential learning package, featuring industry leading coach to guest ratio’s, is inclusive of all hotels, resorts, expedition equipment and transport. We use modern kayaks and equipment throughout the course, enabling you to find the right boat and kit for you as your ability and technique increases. If you are currently a class 2 paddler who wants to be able to run  class 4 rivers with confidence and safety, this is definitely the course for you. From big volume to alpine style creeking, the Himalayas has it all. Learn how to approach and run different kinds of water alongside internationally renowned white water kayaker and author Darren Clarkson-King.

Learn techniques  you will need to enjoy and push further with  your advanced kayaking abilities, while learning hands on about logistics.

 

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Nepal

1 Arrive in Kathmandu, Hotel.

2 Culture tour, Hotel stay.

3 Kayak Skills based around Tunibote, Resort stay

4 Kayak skills based around Tunibote, Indrawati – Resort stay

5 Kayak skills on Sun Kosi and return to Kathmandu – Hotel

6 Rest/personal day in Kathmandu – Hotel

7 – 16 Karnali (spring) Karnali (fall) raft supported kayak expedition, multiday

8 includes all internal logistics as required.

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17 Rest/personal day

18 Trisuli river with resort stay

19 Trisuli then drive to Pokhara and Hotel stay.

20 Kali Gandaki raft supported expedition

21 as above

22 Finish expedition return to Pokhara

23 Rest or Upper Seti, Hotel

24 Lower Marsyandi, stay Hotel

25 Arrive Kathmandu, stay Hotel

26 Debrief, stay Hotel

27 Transfer to airport
* Our schedules are run on a flexi basis – this enables us to adjust as required for the ability of the group.

Nepal trips start on 1st April – confirmed with a minimum of 2 guests – £3750.

Marsyandi, still a great river.

India

1 Arrive in Delhi, Hotel.

2 Drive to Rishikesh, Hotel.

3 Kayak Skills based around Ganga, Hotel Stay

4 Kayak skills based around Ganga, Hotel stay

5 Kayak skills ½ day – Hotel stay.

6 Bhagirati and Ganga raft suported expedition

7 as above

8 finish, Hotel stay

9 Personal/Rest day

10 Drive to Shivanandi – Resort stay.

11 Paddling skills based around Alaknanda river valley day 1

12 day 2

13 day 3

14 day 4 and return to Rishikesh

15 Rest/personal day

16 Kali Sarda expedition begins day 1

17 day 2

18 day 3

19 day 4

20 day 5

21 day 6

22 day 7

23 Rest/personal day

24 Journey to Tons, camp

25 paddle Tons, return to Rishikesh, Hotel stay,

26 Journey to Delhi, debrief, Hotel

27 Airport drop

* Our schedules are run on a flexi basis – this enables us to adjust as required for the ability of the group.


India package starts 1 May – confirmed with a miniums of 2 guests – £4750.

 

River life, Sun Kosi.

Nepal/India cross country expedition

1 Arrive in Kathmandu, Hotel.

2 Culture tour, Hotel stay.

3 Kayak Skills based around Tunibote, Resort stay

4 Kayak skills based around Tunibote, Indrawati – Resort stay

5 Kayak skills on Sun Kosi and return to Kathmandu – Hotel

6 Rest/personal day in Kathmandu – Hotel

7 – 16 Karnali (spring) Sun Kosi(fall) raft supported kayak expedition, multi day

8 includes all internal logistics as required.

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17 Journey to Border/cross border

18 Journey to Rishikesh

19Kayak Skills based around Ganga, Hotel Stay

20 Kayak skills based around Ganga, Hotel stay

21 Kayak skills ½ day – Hotel stay.

22 Bhagirati and Ganga raft suported expedition

23 as above

24 finish, Hotel stay

25 Personal/Rest day

26 Drive to Shivanandi – Resort stay.

27 Paddling skills based around Alaknanda river valley day 1

28 day 2

29day 3

30 day 4 and return to Rishikesh

31 Overland Journey to Leh via Manali

32 Overland Journey

33 Overland Journey

34 Overland Journey

35 Rest

36 Indus

37 Zanskar

38 Indus

39 Rest

40 Zanskar

41 You will need to have your Leh flight booked to leave

42 Leave Delhi


Cross country India and Nepal, 6 weeks.
£7500.
April in to May call for dates and minimum group size

 

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