Sunkoshi River Rrafting

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 12 Days

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Nepal

Grade: Moderate & Adventure

Best season: Spring

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Private vehicle + Bus

Accommodation: Tourist Standard Hotel in Kathmandu/Camping

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Overview
  • Sunkoshi River Rafting Itinerary:

Sun Koshi or Sona Koshi mention as the river of gold. According to local languages sun means gold and koshi means river. It is believed that name of the Sun koshi became because of the gold occasionally picked up with the gravels or color of the water that loaded with alluvium during the monsoon season.  Sun Koshi River is also known as Matsang Tsangpo in Tibet, suffix of Tsangpo indicates a river flowing from or along Tsang i.e. Tibet west of Lhasa.

The Sun Koshi is used for both rafting and intermediate kayaking that has a grade of III-IV rapids. The best common point of a Sun koshi River trip is at Dolaghat with an altitude of 620m (2,030 ft) and will end at the Chatra Gorge at an altitude of 115m (2,030 ft) with a distance of approximately 272 km (169 m).Many companies will offer commercial rafting trio on this river because of being GRG’S adventure Kayaking that is run by Nepal’s top Kayaker. During March-June or Sept-Nov it will be the best season for this rafting trail.

Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu and Welcome program by HMT members and direct transfer to Hotel on B&B plan
Day 02
SIghtseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03
Departure at 8.00 A.M. to rafting put in point (Dolalghat) and arrive at 11.30 A.M. Commence rafting after lunch. Camp to Kuhebhir.
Day 04Raft to Puchhighat
Day 05
Raft to Dhanighat.
Day 06
Raft to Harkapur
Day 07
Raft to Raighat.
Day 08
Raft to Raighat.
Day 09
Raft to Ranighat
Day 10
Raft to Tribenighat.
Day 11
Finish the trip at Chatara. Take night flight to Kathmandu
Day 12
Free day in Kathmandu valley, evening farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Style.
Day 13
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.