Sunkoshi River Rafting


This river is known as the ‘River of Gold’ and is considered one of the top ten rafting rivers in the world. It offers exciting experience of white water rafting, beautiful natural scenarios, cultivated landscape and typical valley. The river journey is about 270 kms from put-in point Dolalghat until out point Chatara. The trip provides real taste of white water rafting as you raft through famous rapids like Meat Grinder, High Anxiety, Jaws and Big Dipper.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Drive from Kathmandu to starting point Dolalghat. Short rafting and camp in Tarang Gaon.
Day 2: Raft from Tarang Gaon to Dumja village passing through villages and gradually leaving behind the Langtang ranges. We hit a very technical rapid called Khuei Bhai rapid. Lunch and camp near the Mahadev temple. 
Day 3: Raft from Dumja village to Khunkot. 
Day 4: Raft from Khurkot to Likhu Khola. We pass through few Rai villages enroute and exciting rapids in the afternoon. 
Day 5: Raft from Likhu Khola to Harkapur village. Today we pass through deep gorges with exciting rapids, pleasant floats in the afternoon where you can see Langurs and Rhesus monkeys on the riverbanks.
Day 6: Raft from Harkapur village to Rai Ghat. Today is one of the most exciting and challenging days of the trip as we encounter some very demanding rapids, Bridge rapids, Krishna rapids, and the famous MANGAL RAPID. After passing the confluence of the Dudh Koshi, we hit one more rapid for the day, Roller Coaster. 
Day 7: Raft from Rai Ghat to Bander Ghat. Today is yet another challenge for the rafters as we hit the rapids with the greatest’s trip demands complete team-work and hard paddle. 
Day 8: Raft from Bander Ghat to Bonjur Ghat. We take to the rapids again, emerging from the Mardheku gorge where the river broadens, less agitated after its confinement between steep cliffs and gorges.
Day 9: Raft from Bonjur Ghat to Barahchhatra. Today the whole trip is a mixture of fun-filled rapids and calm undulating floats which gives you enough time to relax.
Day 10: Short raft and we reach out-point Chatara. After lunch, drive to Kathmandu or drive to Biratnagar airport to take flight to onward destination.