Monday, 20 February 2012

KALI: A RIVER OF WILDERNESS


KALI River Expeditions

                            



The Kali River is a great introduction to river running in India,The Kali River originates from the Greater Himalayas at Kalapaani at an altitude of 3600 m, in the Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand, India. The river is named after the Goddess Kali whose temple is situated in Kalapaani near the Lipu-Lekh pass at the border between India and Tibet. On its upper course, this river forms India's continuous eastern boundary with Nepal.




Kali River joins with the Gori Ganga at Jauljibi, a place famous for its annual trade fair. It the joins with the Saryu River at Pancheshwar. The area around Pancheshwar is called 'Kali Kumaon'. Kali descends in plains and called by the name of Sharda.




The Kali River is a typical pool drop river, with relaxing calm scenic stretches followed by big exciting rapids with long wave trains. The river flows past terraced villages, waterfalls, white sandy beaches and dense tropical jungles. The river forms the border between India and Nepal it gives a good insight into the people from both countries. The area is rich in wildlife and the river is full of big Gaming fish called “Mahasheer”. The area is home to leopard, bear, elephant, monkey and over 500 species of bird.



2 comments:

  1. Nice Article! Thanks for sharing with us. Rafting in india

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  2. Excellent Post! Rejoice life during holidays through Dandeli Resorts; located in Uttara Kannada, Karnataka state.

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