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Sunkoshi River Rafting (9 days )
Sunkoshi River is about 3 hour drive east of Kathmandu. It is a classic river trip famous for being one of the top ten river journeys in the entire world. Rafting in Sunkoshi offers a longest river trip and the most fascinating one.
Sunkoshi River is about 3 hour drive east of Kathmandu. It is a classic river trip famous for being one of the top ten river journeys in the entire world. Rafting in Sunkoshi offers a longest river trip and the most fascinating one. Water to Sunkoshi flows down from snowcapped mountains. The entire trip covers big rapes, warm water, breathtaking scenery, which makes it a classic multi day river trip.
As the trip begins, the trip sees high mountains, beautiful valley, dense forests and remote villages. The river passes through the beautiful Mahabharat range. Intensity of rafting begins slowly but progressively increases which gives rafters thrilling experience. The total of 9 days trip will take you to the close contact of Nepal’s natural beauty, its people, culture and wildlife. The whole experience will provide you ecstasy.
SunKoshi River rafting starts from Dolalghat and ends at Chatara ghat. The best months for this rafting are January to April and October to December. The entire journey in Sunkoshi River comprises of numerous rapids like Meat Ginder, Punch and high Anxiety, etc. volume of Sunkoshi River increases as it combines with seven big rivers to become one of the major rivers in South Asia. Sunkoshi is an unpredictable river having own moods, calm and tranquil one moment, wild and turbulent the next. This ever changing flow of water makes Sunkoshi River rafting an exciting and adventurous.
Day 01:Drive from Kathmandu to Dolalghat and start rafting to Tarang Gaon.
In The early morning 7. 30 we drive to the put-in point at Dholalghat or Nepal Tar. Throughout the drive, we have wonderful views of the ancient city of Bhaktapur and magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges.
Day 02:Continue rafting from Tarang Gaon to Dumja.
The raft will move forward slowly leaving behind the Langtang ranges. Sunkoshi is considered as a Holy river by the Nepalese Hindus, the river flows into the Holy Ganges in India, soon we hit the very technical rapid called Khuei Bhai rapid, strewn with rooks and boulders, hence, considerable care is need.
Day 03:Rafting continues from Dumja to Khurkot.
“Wet and Wild” immediately we are hitting the rapids passing en route the fishing village of Kodari’s and the Chamera Bhir were you could see hundreds of bats screaming and clinging to the walls of the cliffs, some good fun filled rapids takes up to Khunkot
Day 04:Rafting from Khurkot to Likhu Khola.
Habitations dwindle, few Rai villages’ en route, exciting rapids in the afternoon with good photo prospects.
Day 05: Rafting from Likhu Khola to Harkapur village.
Today, we pass through deep gorges punctuated with exciting rapids unfolding pleasant floats in the afternoon troops of Langur and Rhesus monkeys can be seen romping the riverbanks.
Day 06:Continue rafting from Harkapur village to Rai Ghat.
This is one of the most exciting and challenging days of the expedition encountering some very demanding rapids where you witness the skills of our guides, we pass through ‘Bridge rapids’ and ‘Krishna rapids’ stopping to carefully plan our strategy through the next rapids.
Day 07:Continue from Rai Ghat to Buwajor Ghat.
The ride is not over yetas, past the point of Sap Su Khola is a rapid with the greatest drop Huge ‘holes’, ‘eddies’ and churning ‘stopper waves’ demands team work and hard paddle.
Day 08:Raft from Buwajor Ghat to Barahchhetra.
The whole stretch is a mixture of fun filled rapids and calm undulating floats, you are somewhat relived, yet sad that the trip is coming to an end, all good things ultimately does.
Day 09: Raft from Barahchhatra to Chatara then drive to Biratnagar and flight back to Kathmandu.