The Sun Koshi is the longest trip in river miles offered in Nepal and is rated as one of the top ten river expeditions in the world. Starting near the Tibetan border and draining off the Eastern Himalayas all the way to the sacred Ganges River in India, this river offers big volume whitewater. A journey down this river of gold impresses any rafting or kayaking enthusiast with relaxing canyons, refreshing waterfalls, bat caves, interesting temples, beautiful white sandy beaches for setting up camp and of course a great variety of whitewater. If you are looking for a long river expedition with a nice variety of scenery and access to villages along the way, then the “river of gold” is a classic choice.
TRIP HIGHLIGHTS Fun, bouncy and exciting pool drop rapids Beautiful beach camping Villages, jungle and waterfalls Nepal’s original river expedition
DURATION: 9 days CLASS: III+ / IV DEPART FROM: Kathmandu/Pokhara 6:30am (private bus) START POINT: Dolalghat / 3 hours from Kathmandu FINISH POINT: Chatara / 15 hours to Kathmandu (option to fly Biratnagar – Kathmandu) RETURNS TO: Kathmandu (private bus) Pokhara (private bus) MEALS: Day 1 = lunch & dinner Days 2-8 = breakfast, lunch & dinner Day 9: breakfast ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights riverside beach camping 1 night hotel inbound SEASON: Open: Sep. – June Best: Sep. – Nov. and May to June
Transportation from / to Kathmandu by tourist bus as per itinerary.
All International standard rafting equipment as necessary (Such as self bailing rafts, helmets, life jackets, kayaks, plastic paddles and spray jackets etc.)
Well-trained and highly experienced rafting guides, cooks, and other helper staff.