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Highlights of the Trip
|Trip Name: Sunkoshi Rafting||Duration: 10 Days|
|Destination: Sunkoshi River||Trip starts- ends: Kathmandu - KTM|
One of the 10th classic and best white water journeys on Sunkoshi (river of gold) is in Nepal offers a 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. 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 you visit to Nepal, its memory shall last for ever 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, Sun Koshi is famous in rafting circles, and with good reason.
With in a short span or 9 days, you come in close contact with Nepal's natural beauty, people, culture, wildlife and its rivers, its simply magic, an experience you shall be glad you took. En route to the Chatara you come across many ethnic groups, each unique and colorful as relatively more Rais, Limbus and Newar are seen in this area. In this trip you have 250 different species of orchids to look for. River chats, dippers, flycatcher, wall creepers, bulbuls, fork tales are a few of the almost 400 species of birds available around the basin.
Day 1 :
Drive to Dolalghat passing the Dhulikhel which offer the grandeur Himalayan ranges. After Driving short Rafting and camp at Tarang Gaon.
Day 2 :
Raft after breakfast. approximately 04 hours to Dumja. Camp near by the Hindu Temple believed the first Shiva temple in Nepal.
Day 3 :
Raft approximately 06 hours this day to khumkot.
Day 4 :
Raft khumkot to Likhukhola 05 hrs.
Day 5 :
Raft to harkapur 06 hrs.
Day 6 :
Raft Harkapur to Raighat some 06 hrs the most challenging day of rafting which was first successfully rafted by Mr Mangal Gurung in1979 and named after him the “MANGAL RAPID”.
Day 7 :
Rai ghat to Bandar Ghat 06 hrs.
Day 8 :
Bandar Ghat to Bonjur Ghat.
Day 9 :
Bonjur Ghat to Baranchhartra.
Day 10 :
Short rafting out to Chatara from where your onward destination starts. You can choose to take flight back from Biratnagar which can be reached after short drive. Or can join this Rafting trip with Chitwan National Park.
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