Sunkoshi River is acknowledged as one of the ten best rafting destinations in the world. Thus Sunkoshi River is the best white water rafting trip in Nepal. Sunkoshi River rafting itinerary can be extended to 08 long days. The starting point for the rating is Dolalghat which is three hours drive from Kathmandu Valley. The eight days rafting ends at Chatara, this is just between Dharan and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve is the most popular destination for bird watching tour in Nepal. If you are traveling to Darjeeling from Nepal then this rafting trip can be an alternative adventure which will cut out the long 20 hours drive from Kathmandu. This rafting site is generally less crowded area and you are unlikely to see other rafting parties. The rafting track passes through a remote part of the country with a varied landscape of open valleys and sparse settlements. The rafting trip will start with the gentle flow of the water which provides an opportunity to build up experience and confidence prior to exciting rafting rapids. The best rafting time for Sunkoshi river is from mid September to late October and in May and early June.