Sun Koshi River Rafting

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Sun Koshi River Rafting (8 to 9 days)

Highlight of Rapid-waterfall mountain view-Local village

Duration: 8 to 9 Days

Type of Accommodation: Camping

Activities: Rafting Culture Tour

No of Pax: 4 to 40

Mode of travel: Land Transportation

Best Month: September/October/November/ March/April/May

The Sun Koshi means “River of gold “- perhaps named after the gold that is sometimes panned from the river gravels, or alternatively it refers to the orange color of the water in the monsoon when it is thick with alluvial silt. The Sun Koshi flows from the Himalaya to eastwards in Nepal through the great valley between the Mahabharat range Mountains. It forms the watershed for most of eastern Nepal and gathering strength from tributaries draining the highest mountains in the world it emerges onto the northern plains of India where it joins the Ganges. Rafting trips start right here from Dolalghat. Since the Banepa-Bardibas highway is now in operation, it is possible to arrange a trip from Dumjabesi. One of the nice things about the Sun Koshi is that, with the exception of a few big rapids like Harkapur the general standard of the river gets progressively harder as you descend it so there is time to lesson up and practice your skills on easy water before you reach the more interesting bigger and more challenging rapids lower down the river. You will be pleasantly surprised and flattered by how much your skills improve by the end of the trip! For the vast majority of the river there are no roads or towns, just the occasional picturesque village and friendly shouts of “Namaste” from the bank this is un-spoilt, rural Nepal at its best. All along the river are beautiful large white sandy beaches for camping, and the lower section of the river is heavily forested with troops of monkeys and an abundance of bird life.

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to the river, unpack and lunch, begin river trip early afternoon, steady afternoon with nothing too difficult.

Day 2
Past 'Meat grinder', and the Tama Kosi Confluence.

Day 3
Punch and Judy', Likhu khola confluence and maybe as far as 'High Anxiety'.

Day 4
Past 'High Anxiety', to Hakapur village & rapid. Big day.

Day 5
Layover day? Little Devisthan beach.

Day 6
Dudh Kosi confluence, 'Jaws', camp above jungle corridor.

Day 7
Probably the best, numerous big class 4's in the jungle corridor, 'Rhino rock', 'El Wasto' and others.

Day 8
Out of the corridor, odd class 3 / 4, 'Big Dipper', could arrive Chatra.

Day 9
Arrive Chatra, pack, drive to Kathmandu.

Cost Included

1. All Hotel airports transfer as per itinerary.
2. Hotels and meals according to the itinerary.
3.  All Domestic flights back and forth.
4. All necessary rafting gears.
5. Entire administration and local Taxes.
6. All guide salary Gov taxes.

Cost Excluded

1. Nepal Visa fees on your airport arrival (You should bring accurate USD cash and two passport size picture)
2. Personal expenses (Shopping, Laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, mineral water or boiled water, Phone calls, hot shower etc)
3. Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu than above itinerary.
4. International fare/arrival taxes/departure taxes to and from Kathmandu
5. Tips for guides.

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Sun Koshi River Rafting

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