Dud Koshi river: File photo
Dud Koshi river rafting is one of the major exciting and breathtaking adventurous sports in the eastern parts of Nepal. The river stems from the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest.
Undoubtedly enough, rafting in the white water of this river can give a feeling of being at Mt. Everest. Dud Koshi river in Nepali literary terms means “a river of milky water”. And this river rafting would be an amazing and mesmerizing classic run from the Everest.
The river naturally white in colors like milk will give you a feeling of touching the white frothy waves of this river which would be a rare experience of a lifetime in Nepal.
The rafting in this river that starts from the Namche bazaar can be used for kayaking to Gopeghat with a river raging rapids ranging in between IV and V grade until you reach Sun Koshi river.
The white water river rafting in this river will present you with irresistible glimpses of Khumbu Himal. You can combine this rafting adventure with Everest base camp trek.
The river rafting can be done within five days (even more or fewer days) which depends upon your plans as well. To reach the starting point of this rafting, just take a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla airport and trek up to the Namche bazaar.
The best time for river rafting in this milky river would be during October –December, and Feb-April. The cost may range around 450 USD per person.