The Sunkoshi means ‘ River of Gold’ is situated east of Kathmandu and is one of the best rivers accessible for rafting. This river is considered one of the 10 traditional rivers in the world. Sunkosi is the longest river trip in Nepal crossing over 270 km in length. Likewise, SunKoshi floats from the Himalayas to eastwards in Nepal in the wonderful valley amongst the Mahabharat range Mountains. Besides, this river is conceived as the River of Gold with an amazing experience of faraway villages nestled on the laps of hills, Hindu temples, as well as some spiritual spots. Similarly, this river is one of the pinnacle ten rafting rivers in the world.
Also, the river is outstanding for those who want a longer, wider, and more remote adventure rafting/kayaking. The river presents some of the fantastic scenery and quite a fine village along with the species of birds. Furthermore, its intensity picks up and boasts some of the biggest waves seen on raft-able rivers.
Sunkoshi River is a part of the Sapta Koshi river system, a group of seven big rivers in the eastern region of Nepal. The sunkoshi flow passes through the beautiful valley between the Mahabharat range and the Himalayas. As it’s the originating point in Tibet – the autonomous region of China. Sunkoshi changes its shape and gets even bigger when Bhote Koshi joins it at Barbesi. Likewise, the rafters can experience different grades of water rapids, exciting and huge challenges as you progress ahead. Similarly, rating in Sunkoshi takes you to the rhythm of water and the stunning views of the often seen villages and huge mountains with lush vegetation. On the other hand, you can see the sandy beaches for camping and resting. While you raft down to the lower fraction of the river, you may witness some monkeys and beautiful birds as the forest there’s dense.
The starting point of sunkoshi trips is Dolalghat which is about 3 hrs( 60km) drive from Kathmandu. Then, you will be away from the modern lifestyle and soak within nature and natural beauty for eight to ten days. Sunkoshi is known as an unpredictable river because of its moods, serene and tranquil one moment, wild and turbulent the next. SunKoshi is always challenging yet the most exciting water sports in Nepal. The river is always changing, adventurous, and ultimate. Starting with a really easy point the journey gradually goes on increasing levels of difficulty. Especially for beginners, it is progressively harder when you descend but before beginning, you will be provided with the basic skills and ideas of rafting. It will provide you an interesting experience when you continue rafting rapids lower down the river.
- Fun, bouncy and exciting pool drop rapids.
- Beautiful beach camping
- Villages, jungle and waterfalls
- Nepal’s original river expedition
- Classic expedition top ten river trip in the world
- A great trip for intermediate and advanced kayaker
- Big rapids, warm water, beautiful scenery and great camping
- In Spring the river offers fine rapids with longer flat sections more suited to a novice kayaker and rafter
Note of above trekking package plan:: B L D Plan = Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are included. B L Plan = Breakfast and Lunch are included.