Sunkoshi River Rafting, Sunkoshi River Rapids, Cost, Itinerary, Information, Agency, Duration, Map
Sun Khosi, meaning ‘River of Gold’ its life begins in Shisapangma, the 10th highest peak in the world in Tibet. This big river has been rated s one of the top ten river rafting trips in the world and listed as ‘must to do while in Nepal’ and runs downwards to Nepal through the Nepal’s most remote and unspoiled places draining the highest mountains before it emerges in plaints to join Ganga River in India.  The  Big rapids journey is 270km in warm water, no roads or towns, beautiful scenery and great camping makes this trip a classic multi-day river trip. A unique and an excellent experience of wilderness trip for intermediate or advance kayakers. Rafters should be reasonably fit and comfortable on big water. 

Things to bring:

  • T-shirt, swim wear for on the river, warm clothing for the evenings, fleece or a pullover. 
  • Sunscreen and lip protector, Sunglasses (with retaining device) and/or a cap
  • Towel and Toiletries (environmentally friendly is best), Personal medication
  • Flashlight, Footwear, Reading book, fishing hook if you do fishing.


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Day 01:Kathmandu - Dolalghat – Khalte Chayenpur:

After three-hour drive from Kathmandu to Dolalghat expedition starting point on the Sun Koshi River. After the usual briefing and preparations, the trip is on. The river looks deceitfully peaceful and lazy and soon local villagers are encountered. Lunch stop is at a lovely sandy beach. One of the rapids encountered along the way on the first day is Kooyeh Bhir. There are villages and temples on the way until campsite is reached a few kilometers above rapid Meat Grinder. While some opt to help the crew to pitch up tents, others can spend time exploring the surroundings.

Cost Includes:

  • English speaking Safety certified Professional guides for Sunkoshi Rivaer Expedition. 
  • Professionally trained and certified safety kayakers.
  • Gear raft support
  • Quality rafting and kayaking equipment, including boats, kayaks, helmets, paddles.
  • Camping accommodation and all necessary facilities including two man tents, shelters, simple mattress and sleeping bag, toilet tents, etc.
  • safe drinking water
  • Both way transportation (private car/van/bus)
  • River permits.
  • Included meals: 7 Breakfast, 8 Lunch & 7 Dinner
  • All local applicable taxes


Cost Excludes:

  • Transfers, accommodation and meals in Kathmadnu
  • Soft and alcoholic beverages such as mineral water, coke Fanta, beer etc. 
  • Hotel accommodations and meals if you stay anywhere at the hotel during whole trip
  • Emergency evacuation, internet, phone calls, things of personal use.
  • Travel insurance and personal nature expenses. 
  • Tips for your guide and assistants.


Dates & Prices

Useful Info

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Trip Price: US$ 589
  • Trip Duration 9 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Difficulty Strenuous
  • Min Person: 04
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Departure Point: Kathmandu
  • River Start Point: Dolalghat
  • River Finish Point: Chatara
  • River Distance: 272Km
  • Outward Travel Time: 3 Hours
  • River Grade: IV - V
  • Return Travel Time: 14 Hours
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