River of Gold The Sunkoshi River rafting has been rated as one of the top ten rafting trips in the world. The Sunkoshi River rises in Tibet and flows eastwards. In Nepal through the valley between the Mahabhart Lekha (Hills) and the Himalaya. It is also in the list of must do while in Nepal. Sunkoshi River rafting is 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 makes this is a classic multi-day river trip. At its best in medium to high flows. This enchanting river expedition of 9 days will definitely be the highlight of you visit to Nepal. Its memory shall last forever and ever.
Also with in a short span or 9 days, we come in close contact with Nepal’s natural beauty, people, culture, wildlife and its rivers, it’s simply magic, an experience you shall be glad you took. In route to the Chatara you come across many ethnic groups. Also in this trip you have 250 different species of orchids to look for. River chats, dippers, flycatcher, wall creepers and bulbuls.
There are numerous (abundant) rapids such as Meat Grinder, Punch, and High Anxiety etc. Scaled from 3-8 will eventually emerges into the low land of Terai at Chatara. After 45-minute drive from Chatara you arrive in Dharan. Which use to be British Gurkha Army recruiting center in Nepal for decades. Now you have several options as you can drive to Biratnagar and take a flight to Kathmandu or drive to Chitwan National Park or Koshi Tappu for an excellent safari trip or drive back to Kathmandu.