Sunkoshi River Rafting

Sunkoshi River Rafting in Nepal ( "The River of Gold"):
 Sunkoshi River Rafting, Sunkoshi Rafting trips, White water rafting in Sunkoshi River, Sunkoshi fishing trips. Rafting holidays in Nepal, Sunkoshi River Rafting in Nepal is  most popular classic expedition-rafting trip is one of the top ten-river journeys in the world. The sun Koshi rises near by Tibet, joined in the Bhote Koshi bellow of Barabise Bazaar, and continue follows eastwards of Nepal through the great valley of Mahabharata range. It is also the main watershed resource of the east Nepal. The river consists- beautiful open valley, amazing waterfalls, clean sandy beaches, dense forest and colorful remote cultural villages attract to explore whitewater seekers and challenge its grate rapids once. Sunkoshi River is most popular for Kayaking in Nepal & Fishingin Nepal too.

Starting Point:- Dolalghat                          
Ending Point:- Chatara(Dharan)
River Days:- 9 days
River Distance:- 275 km Approximately
River difficulty:- 4-5
Best season: - Round of Year
Price:- US$599.00 per person (Minimum 4 Pax )
Rafting Itinerary:
Day 01: In The early morning 7. 30 we drive to the put-in point at Dholalghat. Through out the drive, we have wonderful views of the ancient city of Bhaktapur and magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges. Upon arrival at Dholalghat   we unload the gear- lunch will be served and our expedition leader will give a full safety briefing, then we started the Rafting & hit the first major rapid Kuhirebhir ,class 4-it’s   straight run down the center  and camp at  Khalte Chayanpur.

Day 02: On this day of our expedition we will start with several classes 2+ to 4 major rapid   MEATGRINDER”class 4-it’s a fairly straight run down the center, avoiding holes left and right. A few meters below here the Tama Koshi River joins in the Sunkoshi from the left and passing the most interesting view & village and Camp at Tamakoshi Dovan.

Day 03: On this day of our expedition we will start with several classes 2+ and 3 major rapid.  Few km below the confluence of the Likhu Khola is a short, class 3 rapid “pre- Anxiety” and this is followed by along class 4 rapid “High Anxiety with a large hole on the left halfway down and a series at the bottom. Float a while and camp at Khurkot.   

Day 04: On this day of our expedition we will start with several classes 4+ and 5 rapids, so we should prepare the hardest and most interesting one, Harkapur 2 and 3, which should be carefully scouted, which is in the top ten rapids of the world. Camp at Harkapur.

Day 05: Some km below Harkpur, Dudhkoshi River joins in the Sunkoshi from the left. Below here, the river valley widens into an arid area of the gravel and rocks. You meet exciting rapids followed by “Jaws”-quite a long rapid with a large rock on the bottom right that forms a huge hole at certain levels. We camp out after jaws Rasuwa ghat.

Day 06: On this day, you will encounter with mostly 4+ rapids you go straight into good the exciting rapid “rhino Rock “which is a grade 4+ followed by “Jungle Corridor” a kilometer of continuous white water, at the end of these rapids a series of water falls cascades in from both banks and this is great place for a wash, massage and recuperation camp at end of Jungle Corridor.

Day 07: On this day, you will have relaxing day most of the River passing with flat  water If you are interested “try to upset the raft and rescue with the help of the rope; you can try Kayaking, swimming.” Our expedition leader will teach you basic skills, which are needed to maneuver the boat or learn Eskimo roll camp at Ranitar.

Day 08:  The last day of our expedition, brings you to the last major rapid class 4+ “Big Dipper a series of huge standing waves, an exciting climax. A few km. later and mighty Arun river enters from a gorge on the left, almost immediately after wards, the Tamor River also adds its water and the combined river becomes the Sapta Koshi (Seven rivers). Then you float along on the powerful current and then, rounding a corner, a new suspension bridge swoops high over the river and the hill dramatically gives way to totally flat terai and the northern plains of India, this is the end of a classic and memorable river journey. We will finish our trip at Chatara; pack the gear and then
 Cost Includes
•    Ground Transportation (From & After)
•    Meals, Western and continental food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during your rafting trip
•    River Permit
•    Necessary equipment as high quality self-bailing rafts, lifejackets, helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits   (only during the winter) on certain rivers, dry bag for gear, camera barrels and all safety and  medical   equipment
•    Necessary Staffs (Guide, Helpers, Cook etc)
•    Tented accommodation in beautiful river beach with camp fire
•    Safety Kayak
•    Food, accommodation, insurance for all staff and their transportation
•    Expedition elements include professional guides and leadership
•    First aid kid box
Cost does not Include
•    Mineral water, cold drinks and alcoholic beverages during the whole trip
•    Hotel accommodations & meals at if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip
•    Emergency evacuation
•    Things of personal use
•    Member insurance
•     Air Fare ( Biratnagar- Kathmandu)
•    International airport pick up drop (if you order we can arrange)
•    Tips to Staffs
•    Sleeping bag  
Please bring: -  
•    T-shirt
•    swim wear for on the river
•    Warm clothing for the evenings including a fleece or a pullover
•    Sunscreen and lip protector
•    Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
•    Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best)
•    Personal medication
•    Flashlight
•    Footwear  
•    Reading book
•    Fishing hook (you can fishing in the Himalayan River)

Sunkoshi River Map