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Sunkoshi White Water River Rafting Nepal - 10 Days

The Sunkoshi. means "Golden River' flows through the great valley between the Mahabharat lekh mountains & Himalayan. It forms the watershed for most of Eastern Nepal, gathering strength from many glaciers fed tributaries on its way to India & the Ganges. Rafting the Sunkoshi river is a unique experience, a rare combination of scenic beauty, cultural encounters & exciting white water.

So Sunkoshi is one of the most enjoyable river in the world. Rafting put-in point is Dolalghat, which is just two hours drive from Kathmandu to take-out point at Chatara. far down in the Gangetic plain ( 10 days on the river ). The Sunkoshi starts off fairly relaxed, with small class two rapids & small class three rapids to warm up on during the 1st couple of days. While the lower sections of large volume rivers are usually flat, the Sunkoshi reserves some of its biggest & best rapids for the last days Everyday 5 hours paddling on the river except first & last day. rapid countered class 4 to 5 according to class 1-6.

This classic river trip is famous for being one of the top ten river journeys in the world. The ever changing scenery helps to ensure that every day on the river is exciting and different. The beginning of the trip sees high mountains, open valley, forests and small remote villages. The final days bring you to open plains and the thriving village of Chatara.

The rapids encountered at the beginning of the trip are fairly relaxed class 3, giving an excellent opportunity for great teamwork to really develop. As the river winds its way across the country the size of the rapids increase and it is not unknown for villagers watching from the riverbank to lose sight of the raft in the huge waters!

This is an ideal trip for those wanting to combine peaceful stretches of stunning scenery, some challenging rapids and the experience of a lengthy trip where lifelong friendships can often begin.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01:
7 am meet - store extra luggage. Breakfast, (not included). Drive Sukute Beach Resort lunch . Safety briefing, raft Upper Sun Kosi / Bhote Kosi Continuous class 4 rapids. Stay in Camping put in point of the Sun Kosi.
Day 02:
Breakfast - load rafts - lunch. Depart.
Day 03:
Big class 4+rapids "No exit" and " Meatgrinder". Tama Kosi joins the Sun Kosi on the doubling the volume of the Sun Kosi Camp located near a beautiful Shiva temple overlooking the confluence.
Day 04:
Several km below the confluence of the Likhu Khola we negotiate the, "Anxiety" series of rapids, including, pre, post and "High Anxiety". Scout and possible photo stop. Camp.
Day 05:
Arrive at Harkapur bazaar. Prepare to run one of the largest and most difficult rapids on the river Harkapur II. Camp beyond the confluence of the Sun Kosi and Dudh Kosi, which drains Mt Everest.
Day 06:
Rest day trek or relax. 
Day 07:
"Jaws" I, II & III', Rhino Rock, camp above the Jungle Corridor.
Day 08:
The "Jungle Corridor" contains several kilometers of continuous white water. Waterfalls cascade down both sides of the canyon. It is a remote and wild place demanding commitment.
Day 09:
A relaxing morning floating through stunning landscapes soaking up the sun and watching the world go by. The Big Dipper a fitting finally to the Sun Kosi. Huge standing waves and a giant hole separate you between the Himalaya and the northern plains of India. After the confluence of the Arun Rivers the foothills dramatically give way to flat lands of the Terai and the take out point, Chatra.
Day 10:
Drive Back to kathmandu 10 hrs.
Day 11:
Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 12:

Rafting Cost: US$ 450.00 Per Person on Group Joining Basis

Fixed Departure Dates for Sunkoshi White Water River Rafting

11th - 20th March

22nd March - 31st March

1st April-10th April

11th April - 20th April

21st April - 30th April

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