The unique Sunkoshi Rafting with Tamur River trip above ending with a short drive and camping on the adjoining Tamur River. Next morning we will raft the Tamur, which is a very powerful and thrilling river with over 30 Class 4+ rapids in rapid succession. After rejoining Sun Koshi River, we camp at the confluence and the next morning we raft/kayak to Chatara and return to Kathmandu. This extra day rafting trip on Tamur River is the finest way to end Sun Koshi rafting experience.
Safari Option: If you don’t want to drive back the long journey 500 km to Kathmandu all at once, you can stop along the way and have a relax and enjoy the wildlife activities at Royal Chitwan National Park. This world-famous wildlife conserve offers elephant-back safaris, jungle walks, bird watching, canoeing trips and local cultural activities as well. We accommodate you in the best-located wildlife lodges in the park.
Return to Kathmandu by Air: For those who have limited time, we can arrange a flight to Kathmandu from Biratnagar, after the final day of rafting on Sun Koshi River.
Sun Koshi/Tamur: meaning – ‘The River of Gold’
Mt. Everest region (10/11 days)
|September – December||5||Approx.470 cumecs|
|January – May||5-||Approx.100 cumecs|
|June – August||Not runable||Approx. 1200 cumecs|
Location, Transportation and Timetable
Dumja, instead of Dolalghat the new starting point for Sun Kosi River Rafting/Kayaking is about 3 hour drive east of Kathmandu, “Higher Limits Trek & Expedition Pvt.Ltd.” provides you with private transportation to the starting point of the river Sun Koshi. The 270 km. of river action take 10 to 11 days – it depends on the season. There is an orientation meeting early in the evening before the trip, providing you with a chance to ask any further questions you may have, to meet your member rafters and also your guide and the team. The return journey from the ending point of Sun Kosi & Tamur River Trip Chatara, in the far south east of the country, takes approximately 16 hours to Kathmandu. It is also possible to arrange a flight from Biratnagar (1 hour road journey from Chatara), flight takes around 50 min. to Kathmandu and it is on extra cost.
Sun Koshi River in combination with thrilling river section of Tamur River – a classic river trip is famous for being one of the top ten river journeys in the world. The ever changing panorama helps to ensure that every day on the river is exciting and different. The starting of the trip sees high mountains, open valley, forests and small remote villages. The final days bring you to open plains and the flourishing village of Chatara.
The rapids encountered at the beginning of the Sun koshi trip are comparatively relaxed class 3, giving an excellent chance for great teamwork real development. As the river winds its way across the country the size of the rapids increase and it is not unknown for villagers watching from the riverbank to lose sight of the raft in the massive waters!
The exceptional Sun Kosi trip above ending with a short drive and camping on the adjoining with Tamur River. The next morning, we will raft the Tamur, which is a very powerful and thrilling river with over 30 Class 4+ rapids in rapid succession! After rejoining the Sun Koshi, we camp at the confluence, and then the next morning we raft to Chatara and return to Kathmandu. This extra day trip to Tamur is the best way to end the Sun Koshi River Trip experience.
This is a perfect excursion for those wanting to combine peaceful stretches of beautiful landscape, some challenging rapids and the experience of a lengthy trip where lifelong friendships can often begin.
What we provide?
Beside with our high quality self-bailing rafts, we provide helmets, plastic paddles, wetsuits, lifejackets, and first aid kit. We serve plentiful, healthy and hygienically prepared food and drinks. Tents and sleeping mats are also provided. Sleeping bags can be supplied upon request. All our equipment is of the top quality, clean and well maintained.
What to bring?
We kindly request you to bring with you shorts and a T-shirt or swimwear for on the river, suitable footwear for wearing in the raft, warm clothing for the evenings, a towel, sun block and your camera. A flashlight is also useful.
Higher Limits Trek takes the safety of its customers very seriously. All our guides are licensed, with several years of experience on the rivers of Nepal. All are trained in CPR, First Aid and advanced river rescue techniques.
What you need to tell us?
You are kindly requested to tell us if you are a non-swimmer, or not very confident in the water. Also it is important that you inform us of any medical circumstances that may affect your well being on the trip. Don’t forget to request vegetarian meals if required.