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Sun Koshi River Rafting – 8 Days

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8 Days
Availability : March- June & Sep - Dec.
Sunkoshi River
Tour Details

Sun Koshi is one of the major tributaries of Sapta Koshi River, which is the largest river of Nepal, in terms of water flow. Literally, Sun Koshi in Nepali means, River of Gold. Sun Koshi rafting is the longest rafting trip in Nepal, a total of 270 kilometer. This rafting trip is rated as one of the world’s top ten classic river journeys.
A mere 3-hour drive from Kathmandu, the river winds through the beautiful Mahabharata range. It begins gently but progressively picks up in intensity over the trip, giving time for novice rafters and kayakers to gain experience before and make the most of the white water down drive. The rafting in the River of Gold will through some of Nepal’s most amazing countryside and Nepali villages along the way.

Trip Fact




Sun Koshi


270 km


Full Board

River Grade

Grade 5


Private car/jeep /hiace & tourist bus.

Trip style

Guided Tour


Day 01

Take a 3 hour drive from Kathmandu to Dolalghat. The first day, we will have only 3 hours rafting and will riverside camping for the night stay.

Day 02

We begin today’s adventure in the river after breakfast. The whole day’s rafting will give us experience of nice rapids and scenery around. Overnight camping at Tama Koshi river side.

Day 03

Today we enter Tama Koshi and during the course in the river, we reach Kerabari village. Overnight camping at riverside.

Day 04

It is about 5 hour rafting from Kerabari to Rai Ghat. We experience nice rapids and natural scenery around.

Day 05

We raft from Rai Ghat to Rhino Rock, Rusuwa village, which will take almost the whole day.

Day 06

Rhino Rock to Waterfall and onwards, which has an experience like ‘Jungle corridor Roller coaster’ on the way.

Day 07

Waterfall to Tribeni experiencing extreme rapids and breathtaking scenery.

Day 08

A short rafting will take us at put-out point at Chatara. After getting out of the river at Chatara, we have options. Depending on your interests, we either drive to Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve or to Chitwan National Park for an excellent Safari or drive back to Kathmandu (about 10 hours of road journey) or drive to Biratnagar to take a flight to Kathmandu.

Service Includes

  • Transportation to and from (Kathmandu to Kathmandu by bus /jeep/car as per our itinerary.
  • All raft crow, including highly qualified & licensed holder guides and professional safety kayakers, all fluent in English.
  • All international standard Rafting equipment as necessary, such as, self-bailing rafts, helmets, life jackets, outfitter plastic paddles, dry top jackets, waterproof barrel for camera and valuables, dry bag for multiday trip, etc.
  • Camping and cooking equipments, tents, mattress and kitchen utensil and twin sharing tent during rafting tour, all staff daily wages, insurance and their meals, etc.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) whilst on the river.
  • Comprehensive first aid medical kit.
  • River permits.
  • Gear raft support if necessary.
  • All government and local taxes.

Service excludes

  • Items of personal nature.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Drinks including water, coke, Fanta, alcoholic beverages, snacks and other personal expenses.
  • Optional tours and activities during free time.
  • Personal rafting equipment.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers.