Sunkoshi River Rafting

Key Information:

Price:850 Euro
Duration:9 Days
Group Size:4 - 8 People
Departure City:Kathmandu
Meals:Full Board
Accomodation:Tent/Guest House
Transportation:Raft Boat
Arrival City:Kathmandu

About Sunkoshi River Rafting:

Sunkoshi River Rafting – The Sunkoshi River rises near Tibet and is joined by the Bhoti Kosi just downstream from Barbesi. Most rafting trips start at Dolaghat. The Sunkoshi flows eastwards in Nepal through the great valley between the Mahabharat Lekh range and the Himalayas. Sunkoshi River is very famous For rafting and kayaking enthusiasts who are looking for an adventurous water expedition. Sun Koshi River Rafting is a highly recommended rafting destination in Nepal. Originating from the Tibetan plateau Sun Koshi River rolls on through the Himalayas, Mahabharata ranges, and green valleys to the Ganges of India. The major tributary of Dudh Koshi is the Indravati River, which meets with Dudh Koshi in Dolalghat, the entry point of rafting.

Sun Koshi means the gold river in the Nepali language. The religiously sacred river Sun Koshi is also enriched by enchanting views of natural landscapes, a glimpse of the rustic way of life and the religious value of rivers. Thirst of white water rafting adventure can be relinquished only in Sun Koshi River as it provides all rapid grades. A nice thing about the Sunkoshi is that the general standard of the river gets progressively harder as you descend it so there is time to practice your skills on easy water before the more interesting, bigger and continuous rapids lower down the river.

Sunkoshi River Rafting Highlights:

  • Adventurous, exciting and mesmerizing pool drop rapids
  • Camping and wide sandy beach
  • Caves, waterfalls, farming terraces and dense forest with birds view
  • The most popular water adventure in Nepal
  • Closely observe the rustic way of life


Day 01: Scenic drives from Kathmandu and starts the journey after some necessary tips about safety. Today the trip is easy with moderate grades. On the way, you can see the lush vegetation and the magnificent picturesque.

Day 02: After breakfast, we start our rafting with full of joy and adventure. We pass “Meatgrinder” after some hours of rafting and finally, we reach Tama Koshi.

Day 03: We continued yesterday’s journey by enjoying the rapids of the waters. Today the rapids are high and you experience the scenic beauty of nature as well as the adventurous journey. After some hours of rafting, we passed the Likhu Khola confluence with some thrilling experience and nervousness.

Day 04: Today is the big day for rafting as the rapids are also high and we face many obstacles while heading. We pass from the narrow canyons, big narrow rocks and splash of water on the face. With nervousness and anxiety, we reach Harkapur Village.

Day 05: Rest day. Today we enjoyed at the beach of the river in different activities.

Day 06: After breakfast, we start our day with water. We rafted a whole day at the Dudh Koshi convergence and a couple of hours of rafting at the river we set camp above the passage of the jungle.

Day 07: Today is possibly the best day for rafting because we raft at the passage of the jungle and the grade of the water is also very high up to IV rapids. On the way, we can see the numerous waterfalls, mountains as well as lush vegetation. The splash of water gives you the experience of rafting in Nepal with its picturesque beauty.

Day 08: Today we pass the corridor by facing the different classes III/IV. The journey becomes more adventurous because of the fluctuating class. The water becomes big at the camping spot and stay overnight.

Day 09: Today is the last day of our adventurous journey. After breakfast, we head towards Chatara. And we pack everything and drive back to Kathmandu or you can extend your trip either to Pokhara or Chitwan National Park.

Service Included:

  • Ground transportation by private tourist vehicle.
  • River rafting permit.
  • Necessary equipment for the raft.
  • A lunch.
  • Safety kayak.

Service Excluded:

  • Cold drinks and alcoholic beverages.
  • Things of personal use.
  • Member insurance.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section.

Note: The above-mentioned program itinerary is a sample. The period and cost of tour and trekking, volunteering and internship can be changed or extended as per travellers or volunteers' availability of duration.

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