Sun Koshi in Nepali means “River of gold”. This name might have stuck with this river because small quantities of gold is panned from its sand. The rapids in this river, except for few cases, gradually become more complex. Hence, it is suitable for the first time rafters and for those who want to brush up their rafting/kayaking skills. The river itself starts from Tibetan border, passes through high mountains and valleys down, to the plains of Nepal and into the mighty Ganges in India.
This is a perfect match for rafters who want to raft to their heart’s content, as this river is a whopping 270 kilometers long. To add to the excitement, rapids may appear and disappear according to seasons. Some of the most interesting, challenging and popular rapids that you will be passing are Harkapur I and II (Class V-), Meat Grinder (Class IV-), Punch (Class IV-), Judy (Class III), Pre-anxiety (Class III) and High-anxiety (Class IV-). During the entire length of your trip, you will be surrounded by outstanding sceneries, remote villages and white sandy beaches.
They have operated in this river for more than ten years. During this time, they have helped thousands of people raft/kayak in the waters of Sun Koshi. Thanks, to their experience – friendly but professional guides, will be there to suggest and advise you on how to make the most out of this trip.
Moreover, for this trip, they will provide you Nepal Government licensed river guides, who have completed Red Cross first aid training. Their guides hold rafting certifications from International Rafting Federation (IRF) and are also trained as Whitewater Rescue Technicians (WRT). Be assured that you will be in safe hands.