Kodari is boder crossing from Nepal into the Tibet autonomous region it lies in the Bagmati zone of Sindhupalchwok district. Besides being a place of stunning natural beauty, it has an exotic history going back to ancient times as the starting point of the trans- Himalayan caravan route, the Nepalese equivalent of silk road. Merchants bound for Lhasa would head north from Kodari and cross the Kuti pass before turning east to begin the perilous journey over the Tibetan plateau. This border village is still an important trading center between Tibet and Nepal. The 2015 earthquakes essentally closed the rout due to the numerous landslides and boulders coming down and damaging the roads.There was evacuation and people have been slow to comeback and there is large reduction in trading.The 144 km Arniko Highway connecting Kathmandu with Kodari passes through magnificent river gorges and splendid mountain scenery. Three kilometers short of Kodari is the famous hot water spring called Tatopani, meaning hot water. People come here from all over Nepal to bath in the hot water bath. Kathmandu to kodari travelling by the bus its about 114 kilometers.
Kodari is located at an altitude of 2,515 metres (8,251 ft). The height gain is from 1,317 metres (4,321 ft) to 2,300 metres (7,500 ft). On a clear day, the Himalayan chain is visible on both sides of the road with the beautiful scenareo. From Zhangmu to Nyalam, a distance of 33 kilometres the height gain is from 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) to 3,750 metres (12,300 ft).
1. Zhangmu: Zhangmu is a customs town and port of entry located in Nyalam County on the Nepal-Tibet border, just uphill and across the Bhote Koshi River from the Nepalese town of Kodari. Zhangmu has mild and humid subtropical climate which is a rarity for Tibet.
2.Tatopani Bazar:Tatopani bazar is the major financial hub near the border crossing between Nepal and China. This bazar is famous for hot water spring and trade.
3.The Sino-Nepal friendship bridge: A bridge spanning the Sunkoshi river, linking Kodari and Zhangmu, China. The 2015 quakes closed the route and turned the border trading twons into ghost town but the construction is going on soon it will be refine.
After 3-hour ride from Kathmandu, The Last Resort is located on top of a gorge close to the Tibetan border. Luxurious safari tents are set in lush gardens for a peaceful stay in an exotic setting. The Bungy bridge happens to be the only privately owned bridge in Nepal. It has been specially designed for bungy jumping with a 4x-safety factor and has a loading factor of 41,500 kg or 4.5 tons according to Swiss measurements. Most of the travellers are crazy of Bungy at this place. For price and costing it takes 75.o euro for 1 time jump.
Rafting at Bhote Koshi:
Rafting is most adventurous part in travell and tour which gives fun in the fast flow river. Bhote Koshi provides the most exting rafting.