SUN KOSI

Well all you expedition hungry kayakers and rafters, we now have a new date for the Sun Kosi in Nepal. The website is getting sorted so this blog post will let you know the full details…

Seems that the 23 OCT 2010 is gonna be a busy time ‘cos we now have a Sun Kosi trip…stick it in my diary, book your flight to Kathmandu and enjoy the ride.
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SUN KOSI RIVER RAFT/KAYAK

START AND FINISH- KATHMANDU

GRADE- UP TO CLASS 4

REGION- HIMALAYA

STYLE-FULLY SUPPORTED

DURATION-16 DAYS

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (optional)

Up on arrival in Kathmandu, met by representative of PURE LAND EXPEDITIONS and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu. Time to explore the chaotic capital.Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 2: Arrival in Kathmandu(second arrival)

After breakfast chance to visit Kathmandu Durbarsquare and Soyambhunath (Known as monkey temple). Pack personal gear for expedition.PURE LAND EXPEDITIONS will supply a full range of dry bags for the transport of equipment during the expedition. Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Upper Sun Kosi

After breakfast drive to the Upper river, approx 4-6 hrs. We drive across river valleys, idyllic countryside and farm land taking time to experience the stunning views. We arrive at our resort for lunch before running the rapids of the Upper Sun Kosi. Playing on waves and ripping up holes. The night is spent at our riverside resort.

Day 4: First full day on the river.

After a relaxed breakfast we load the rafts and set off on our expeditions towards India. We soak in the sights and sounds as we paddle downstream.We overnight camp on the river, looking at the moon and stars in the Himalayan sky.

Day 5: River day two

After breakfast we break camp and set off on our adventure, stopping for lunch around midday gives us a chance to relax afterall the paddling. We continue on the water for a few hours until we find camp.Again it is a night under the stars or canvas. The choice is yours. Each day mearges into the next as we head on down the river. Our smooth passage allows us to take as rest day and explore the local area, during the descent. Each day will feature some amazing rapids and waves, some must make moves and some relaxed pools.

Day 6: Day 3

 

Day 7: Day 4

 

Day 8: Day 5

 

Day 9: Day 6

 

Day 10: Day 7

 

Day 11: Day 8

Day 12: Day 9

Day 13: Day 10

As the hills fall away we make our takeout at Chatra, near India. Those that have wished take the flight to Kathmandu (additional cost), other take the scenic 16hour + driveback to Kathmandu, we relax into our hotel and enjoy tall tales and shared jokes.

Day 14: Day

Shopping and sights

After breakfast it is time to relax and think about the experiences and the river living life. Kathmandu is a maze of Hindu and Buddhist temples and those that wish to experience this are welcome to guided tour. This is our last time to laugh with our new friends as departures to host country take place tomorrow.

Day 15: Day

Fly to host country (option recommended)

After breakfast people may wish to relax or do final sightseeing, a PURE LAND EXPEDITIONS member will assist in the departure at the airport, transport provided.

Day 16: Day

Arrive host country

All meals are included except in main towns.

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