The Sun Koshi (Lower) is one of the rivers where a long trip (9 days) is possible. Rated as one of the ten best high-water river expeditions, it has turbulent waves and a large volume of water. The river runs through the landscape of thick vegetation that harbors rich wildlife. Different species of birds, monkeys, and even leopards can be seen during the rafting trip. The river also has Gharial crocodiles which are predominantly fish-eating creatures. The put-in point at Dolalghat is a three-hour drive from Kathmandu.
Rapids: Punch & Judy, Meat Grinder, High Anxiety, Black Hole, Rhino Rock, Big Dipper, and Dead Man Eddy.
Amazingly, this river prepares the rafters for the big rapids by first introducing them to milder Class II and Class III rapids.Sunkoshi River rafting gets progressively challenging from day to day, leading to some exciting rides through high water. There are also sections for relaxing during scenic floats and a remarkable jungle corridor. Sunkoshi River rafting is one of the camping spots is at an interesting confluence of three of the major rivers of eastern Nepal. Arun, Tamur and Sun Koshi. The trip ends at Chatara and the drive back begins.
The Sun Koshi (Upper) is the ideal river for novices as it has no big, challenging rapids. During the Sunkoshi River rafting surrounding scenery is beautiful and the trip is relaxing with mountain views to admire. The river run is a short half-day of rafting through forested valleys and white sandy beaches. Combining an overnight stay at Dhulikhel, rafters can enjoy superb views of the Himalayas and a stunning sunrise the next morning before heading out to the river.
The put-in point for this Sun Koshi trip is at Balefi Bazaar. As the trip begins, rafters immediately face Class I rapids. But this is a really relaxing run with plenty of time to take in the surrounding landscapes. With so much greenery around, there is the sighting of wildlife such as monkeys, mongooses, and deer. After a pleasant ride down the river, the trip ends at Dolalghat, the cut-out point. An alternative to this trip is a one-day run that starts at Lamosanghu (Long Bridge) and comes across a Class III rapid before finishing at Chehare.
For the Sunkoshi River rafting, We travel by surface to Dolalghat your raft 'put-in-point' covering the distance of 57 km in about 3 hrs. Your excitement starts and ends only after you covered 210 km of wild stretches, calm flows through high rock-strewn passages eventually emerging from the mountains to the flat plains of southern Nepal. One of the 10th classic and best white-water journeys on Sunkoshi (river of gold) in Nepal offers the longest river trip and the most fascinating among the few rivers, which flow down from snow-capped mountains. Big rapes, warm water, beautiful scenery, and great camping make this a classic multi-day river trip. There will be a great trip for intermediate and advanced kayakers. At its best in medium to high flows. This enchanting river expedition of 9 days will definitely be the highlight of your visit to Nepal, its memory shall last forever and ever … Sunkoshi is an unpredictable river, it has its own moods, serene, calm and tranquil one moment, wile and turbulent the next, always changing, always challenging, the ultimate in the river adventure. So, Sunkoshi River rafting is famous for rafting circles.