The Sunkoshi River (grade 5+) is the Nepal’s second longest river offering expedition rafting. It is only three hours drive from Kathmandu to the starting point and more easily accessible than the Karnali. In spite of that, it offers an incredible stretch of exhilarating white water. The run is 270 Kms. and require 8 – 10 days to complete with road access only at the beginning and end.
River Days: 8-10
River Distance: 260 Km./170 miles(Approximately)
Rafting put in point: Dolalghat
Rafting ending point: Chatara
Water Volume (Cumecs): 400
Best Season: Spring & Autumn
Things you need to bring for the trip
River wear gear: shorts- half pant, T-shirts (long sleep for sun protection), swim wear, Sun Cap/Glass/Cream, personal water bottle, a pair of river sandals.
For the camp site wear: Personal sleeping bag, lightweight shirts, Trouser/pant, under garments socks, a towel, light shoe, Fleece type pullover, flash light, personal toiletries, camera, reading and writing materials, medication recommended by your doctor.