Sun Koshi Rafting

The Sun Kosi River Rafting is the popular place for rafting and intermediate kayaking in Nepal. The rafting starts from Dolalghat which has grade III-IV rapids.

It is the full of adventure rafting zone. Alpine Journeys  Treks & Expedition will arrange all the necessary rafting equipment, guide and other necessary things as per your requirement. If you need any more information please email us at are

Quick Information

  • Duration: 09 Days

Day 01: After early brakfast drive to Sukute Beach Adventure Camp. Then we drive about 9 km up stream to Khadi Chaur the starting point of the trip. This is very good class 3 white water section excellent for first time rafter for warm up. After, couple of hours addling down we will reach our resort.

Day 02: Havign breakfast pack up the gear and start rolling downs the river. The big one you will encounter today is a class 4+ rapid "Rotten Cave". We will choose our beach campsite, where dinner will be served amidst the splendor of the star-filled sky.

Day 03: Continue our trip further - today you will encounter a big class 4+ rapid " Meat grinder". It is fairly straight run down the center avoiding holes left and right. A few meters below here the Tamba Koshi joins the Sun Koshi on the left with a beach on the confluence. There is another beautiful Shiva temple overlooking the two rivers. We camp here.

Day 04: Today we will come few below the confluence of the Likhu Khola is a short, class 3+ rapid Anxiety' soon followed by a long class 4 rapid 'High Anxiety' with a large hole on the left halfway down and a series of holes at the bottom. Float a while and then Camp.

Day 05: This day starts with several class 3+ rapids then a quick stop for buying food and maybe beer. Then prepare for a big and interesting one 'Harkapur 2 and 3 the hardest rapid on the river which should be carefully scouted.

Day 06: Some kms below Harkapur, Dudh Koshi joins the Sun Koshi from the left. Below here the river widens into an arid area of gravel. You meet some small rapids and then you are into another aptly named rapid 'Jaws'.

Day 07: Today is a hard day as you will be encounter most of the grade 4+ rapids - you are straight into good exciting rapid "Rhino Rock" which is a grade 4+ followed by "Jungle Corridor" a kilometer of continuous white water. Waterfalls cascade on both sides of the river. One waterfall makes a great spot for a team shower.

Day 08: Last few days are mainly wave trains if you are interested you can try kayaking where our experts will teach you the basic skills needed to maneuver the boats or learn the Eskimo roll.

Day 09: The last stretch of river which brings you to the last class 4+ 'Big Dipper' is a series of huge standing waves. A few kms later Big Arun and Tamur joins together to form the Sapta Koshi. Then you float along on the powerful current, the hills dramatically give way to totally flat Terai and the northern plains of India. This is the end of a classic and memorable river journey. We will finish our trip around 2 pm pack the gear and then drive back to Kathmandu around 4 pm from Chatara. This takes around 13 / 14 hours.

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