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Sunkoshi River Rafting

Sunkoshi River Rafting has dozens of adrenaline- pumping rapids and miles of calmer water to reflect on this beautiful wild area. Most of the rapids on the Sunkoshi River are formed by monsoon debris brought by side streams and loose rock fall. 4 hrs drive to Put in point from Kathmandu and 15 hrs drive from put out point to Kathmandu or 3 hrs drive than 45 minutes flight to Kathmandu from Biratnagar. Experience the beauty and majesty of the sunkoshi river by running down it in a raft Choosing an agency is anextremely important decision. Surprise River Adventure Pvt. Ltd. (our sister concern) uses only the finest state-of-the art equipment, including our rafts. Our premiere 8 or 9 day trip depend on season guided whilte water adventure takes you through the spectacular scenic beauty, wildlife viewing opportunities and rolling waves. The guidein staff on Sunkoshi expeditions are trained outdoor professionals, dedicated to maintain your safety throughout every trip. This 272 km journey filled with exhilarating class i, ii, iii, iv, and v whitewater rapids including kuhiabhir, meat grinder, punch and judy, high anxiety, Harkapur 1st, 2nd , third, jows, big whole, rhino rocks, roller coster, big diper and etc. Choose to paddle, or just hand on ! This action-packed adventure makes a perfect trip for friends as well as for the entire family. Your guide makes every trip unique and their knowledge and dedication are the heart of each Sunkoshi adventure. The minimum age for participants is 14 years and all must have swimming experience . Camping on the big big beach on the Sunkosi Rive is awesome.


Surprise River Adventure Pvt. Ltd. itineray:

The first day:  The most common put in point of this river trip is Dolalghat at Indra bati River, 4 hrs drive east of Kathmandu. At the outside, the river is peaceful and the first day is a leisurely introduction to river life. The gentle sloping hills are typical to this area, rich colour and varied rock formations are evident during the entire trip is called Rani Dhaha where you will see wild pegion. The Sunkosi traverses the Mahabharat range and follows one of the main geological fault lines of the Himalayas. First camp is immediately after Kuhiyako Vihir (rotten cliff).
 

The second day:  You hit a number of rapids after Kuhiyako Vihir – en route. The second day you come across may ethnic groups, each unique and colorful. Unlike other modes of travel, the river provides an easy access to remote areas seldom seen or visited by foreigners. Rosi Rivers is the Tributary of the Sunkosi River. After run few hours white water rafting, we stop at Jungla River, a beautiful Newari village. Located on a bluff above the river. The village is a collection of white house and grain fields. In the center of the village is a cobbled square shaded by a large people tree, the square is surrounded by small shops, where is merchants trade. After 10 minutes rafting we reach at Chamere Vhir (can see lots bat birds and rock cliffs). In the afternoon the confluence of the Copper River is crossed.

On a hill above the River is a small temple inhabited by hermit. Temples and houses are built in on the ridge to aid easy travel and catch more sunshine during the day. A visit to this temple is worth while. The day Canyon changes. The ridge begins to close in and the vegetation becomes thicker. Second camp will be before the Dhanighat. 
 

The third day:  You sail through an interesting geological area and encounter a number of small and medium size rapids. The Himalayas is supposed to have been formed by the enormous pressure caused during the collision process of two treat land masses. Because of the tremendous stress during the process, several fault were formed through out Nepal.

The Sunkoshi criss-crosses one of the faults and the formations visible today are extraordinary. The afternoon lunch spot is on a beach in oxbow section of the river.

You continue through a maze of interesting rock formation. To the observer they were a bewildering example of complex and dynamic of nature. They may seem lifeless just as other ordinary rocks, but they record untold history of the earth. Camp at the Harkapur.
 

The fourth day: The white water picks up near the village of Herkapur. Harkapur  1st , Harkapur 2nd and Harkapur 3rd are the most technical  famous rapids before lunch. From Harkapur you encounter the largest rapids of the trip. The rate is between 5 – 8. Lunch at the confluence of the Dudkoshi River. The river widens below the Dhudhakosi and flow through a broad valley.

Fans of sand gravel spill into the river from side canyon. Further on the Sunkosi bend south and cuts through the Mahabharat range. The topography changes lots. The steep hills are now behind and the area is gentler. A number of big and small rapids rating between great 3- 5 are encountered. Along the route many trail and suspension bridge are visible, which are indicative of the porter age still being the most importance means of carrying goods. Today, camp at after the rapid of Jaws.
 

The fifth day: Today, you will get continue rapids and enter tropical vegetations. The river narrows into a gorge linked by thick forest, broad leaf trees, ferns, mosses bamboo and creepers canopy the riverbanks. During the windbreak you can shower under a beautiful waterfall. It is a photographic paradise. 
One of the advantages of a long river trip is that it offers a pleasing diversity of things with in a short spam of time. In this trip you have 250 species of orchids to look for. River chats, dippers, flycatchers, isibias , wall creepers , bulbuls, forktales, ibisbills are a few of the almost 400 species of birds available around the basin. Camp on a broach beach bordered by waterfall four hundred feet high. The beaches on the lower section are covered with deposits of mica.
 

The sixth day:  You will see several important ghats. A ghat is a riverbank particularly used for religious and cultural purposes by the Hindus in particular. Religion ceremonies and ceremonies and cremation are common activities that take place at a ghat. Relatively more raise and Limbus ethnic groups are seen in these areas. Tonight, camp at before confluence of the three main rivers of the eastern Nepal. The junction is called Tribenighat where the Arun and Tamor rivers join the Sunkoshi to from the giant Saptakoshi, which flows through Mahabharat ranges into the Gangetic plain.
 

The seventh day:  Below Tribenighat is Barah Kshretra, a famous Hindu pilgrimage. You stop by this temple on the eight days. During the full moon hundred of Hindus including from India gather at the temple to worship.  According to legend, a demon god who resided there during prehistoric time was such a nuisance to people, that Vishnu the lord preserve was force to descend from heaven in the guise of a pig to kill him. Every year pilgrims visit the temple to celebrate lord Vishnu’s victory over the demon god. 

Today, lunch at Chatara, the Sunkosi trip comes to end. The crewmembers dismantle the rafting gears and one can choose either by flight or by road to Kathmandu or trek upstream to Everest.
 

The eighth day:   Around 12 o’clock, you will be arrived Kathmandu after 15 hrs bus drive. 

Cost include:
Inflatable boat, helmet, paddle, lifejacket, rescue rope, carabena, water, all three hygienic meals during  river days, free rum and coke, transport by bus, kitchen wear, excellent cook, expert guide, helper, rescue Kayak, water prove sack for your baggage and camping equipment / meals, sleeping tent and mattress.

Cost not include:
Flight ticket, your insurance, personal belongings, sleeping bag, sun glass with rope, sandle and sun cream.
 

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Friday, June 28th, 2013

Dear Shankar, We are back in Germany, full of impressions and new experiences. It was a very great journey in Nepal and Tibet, without any problems. That's why we have to say a big THANKS to you and your friend for the perfect organization. I think that this kind of contact between an ... Peter, Germany


Friday, June 28th, 2013

Hi Shankar, Today it is my first working day after 4 weeks. I have to say you sorry. As you know at the beginning I was not totally convinced to make this tour with your agency. No single German or other agency were able to make it better than you, I am sure about. And I am also sure, ... Ergin, Germany