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Kali Gandaki Gorge, Nepal

From series “The Deepest Canyons on the Planet”
Deepness: > 6000 m.

Kali Gandaki Gorge and the river flowing along its bottom owe their names to Hindu goddess Kali, who is the personification of the powerful forces of nature. The exact depth of the canyon remains unknown; it’s estimated that latter is more than 6,000 meters deep. Kali Gandaki Gorge is surrounded by majestic mountains Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, whose height is more than 8,000 meters. Annually snow-capped peaks attract thousands of travelers. If tourists consider these places to be natural landmarks, then for the indigenous peoples they have been sacred since ancient times.

Kali Gandaki Gorge, Nepal The bravest among locals regularly go to one of the gorges to find in the muddy waters some sacred stones called saligrams. Last are really quite unusual; they are fossils of shellfish that has lived in the river millions of years ago. These amazing stones are valued more than gold in India because of their unique healing properties. Travelers would be able to devote some time to this dangerous and fun activity too. They can get to the bottom of the gorge only accompanied by an experienced guide; only locals know the best short and relatively easy way to the banks of the river. Saligram is just one of the many mysteries of Kali Gandaki Gorge. Next - Grand Canyon

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Kali Gandaki Gorge - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'ICFC Finance Limited, ATM(Butwal Branch)' located in 25 km ( check the route on the map).
Fuel station: 'New Durga Diesels Pvt. Ltd.' in 26 km
Supermarket: 'shrestha stors' in 18 km
Parking: 'Parking Mank' in 26 km
Apotheek: 'Hari Medical Hall (हरि मेडिकल हल )' in 27 km
Police station: 'Ridi Police Station' in 5.36 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Bishnupanzar SMV Ridi' in 5.06 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Pokhara Airport PKR - in 56 km
 »  Tribhuvan Airport KTM - in 185 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Kali Gandaki Gorge

Sirubari Village Home Stay

Located in 26 km from Kali Gandaki Gorge
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Rooms: 20
The property is located 4 km from the Sirubari Hills and just 20-minutes from the Sirubari Monastery. Thumro Hill is 1.5 km away. Pokhra Airport and … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Nirvana

Located in 47 km from Kali Gandaki Gorge
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Rooms: 40
The air-conditioned rooms at Nirvana Hotel are spacious and equipped with a desk, refrigerator and cable TV. The en suite bathroom comes with shower … More: photo, rates and booking
Hotel Dhampus Resort

Located in 52 km from Kali Gandaki Gorge
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Rooms: 14
Overlooking picturesque views, fan-cooled rooms are fitted with a desk and a wardrobe. Private bathrooms include hot/cold shower facilities or a … More: photo, rates and booking
Raniban Retreat

Located in 53 km from Kali Gandaki Gorge
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Rooms: 15
Raniban Retreat is situated 420 metres above Fewa Lake and Pokhara Lakeside. It is accessible via a road leading to the World Peace Pagoda or an … More: photo, rates and booking

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