Sun Koshi River Rafting

Sun Koshi River Rafting
  • Group Size
    05 - 20 People 
  • Best Time
    March - May and Sept - Dec 

Trip Overview

Get ready for one of the most exciting rafting experiences in the finest river of Nepal! Sun Koshi River rafting is amongst the top ten rafting trips in the world and is a must opt for adventure activity in Nepal. Bhotekoshi River originates from the snow melted water of Langtang and Phubichyachu Himal that borders Tibet and beyond. The river water flows through Nepal as Sun Koshi River until it meets the Ganga River in India.

Rafting in the Sun Koshi River Rafting is a matter of joy. The rapids that varies from grades III – V are overwhelming and are named on the basis of previous experience collected by the rafters. You can get the movements like Meat grinder, High anxiety, jaws and big dipper as you dive in to the fun of white water. The views of lush valleys, mountains, forests and villages along the way makes the environment even more appealing. Sun Koshi River, the river of gold as per its literal meaning is known for its unpredictable nature. You will find the river calm and tranquil at one moment and the very next moment you will find it wild, turbulent and challenging.

Initiate your journey at Dolalghat after a drive from Kathmandu to the rafting starting point (Dolalghat). Once you arrive at Dolalghat, walk to the bank of river and take some practice sessions from instructor. Take a short briefing on do’s and don’ts during the rafting and opt for the real white water fun. Paddle as you enjoy the thrust of the river. The unpredictable nature of Sun Koshi River Rafting adds to the challenge of the river. End your journey at Chatra and walk to the nearest road for a drive back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Drive to Dolalghat

Day 02: Rafting Experience

Day 03: Rafting Experience

Day 04: Rafting Experience

Day 05: Rafting Experience

Day 06: Rafting Rxperience

Day 07: Rafting Experience

Day 08: Last day of rafting

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle
  • Meals as specified in 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary
  • Flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu including departure tax
  • Rafting guides, safety kayakers, all rafting and camping equipment
  • All permits and entry fees
  • Government taxes, service charges, etc.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary
  • International flights
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.


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