Nepal - Sun Koshi
‘ River of Gold ‘
It is known as the ‘ River of Gold ‘ from it’s orange colour in the monsoon. It derives from the Tibeten plateau and at the village of Barabise changes name from the Bhote Kosi to Sun Kosi.
The Sun Kosi has been described as one of the best white water trips in the world. Big volume rapids, beautiful scenery, warm water and excellent beaches for camping will ensure the trip of a lifetime.
It flows the from northern part of Nepal and then travels all the way east to the terai, flat lands of Nepal. All the major rivers from the Himalayas drain into the Sun Kosi and the river increases in volume giving a feeling of power.