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Fly Fishing in Nepal

Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:7 days Days

Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Accommodation:Lodge + Camping

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Not many people know that Nepal, which is called by many as adventure capital of the world, is a fantastic destination for anglers. Nepal’s major river systems – Koshi, Gandaki, Karnali and Mahakali, all of which drain into the Bay of Bengal through the Ganges, is a thriving habitat for several freshwater fish species. According to a conservative estimate, more than 118 species of fishes are found in Nepal. Himalayan Mahseer is probably the most sought after sport fish in Nepal. It is indigenous to the Indian sub-continent and found in all major rivers of the country. But Mahseers are very difficult to catch. Goonch is an indigenous catfish species in Nepal. It can grow up to 50 kg. Similarly, Nepali rivers are aplenty with different species of trouts and carps Commercial farming of some trout varieties is also done in different parts of the country. Fishing in Budhi Gandaki: Budhi Gandaki River, which flows through central Nepal, is one of the major tributary of the Gandaki River which is also known as Narayani. It drains the eastern parts of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal regions. Fishing in the snow-fed rivers for the Himalayan Mahasheers, trouts, carps and catfish of Nepal is an experience that will be etched in your memory for long. 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu and transfer in Hotel

Day 02: Drive Arughat Bazar

Day 03:Fishing in Budhigandaki river

Day 04:Fishning in Budhi Gandaki and Ankhu Khola

Day 05:Rafting, Fishing and drive back to Kathmandu

Day 06:Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

Day 07:Departure onward Destination

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive Kathmandu and transfer in Hotel Arrive in Kathmandu Welcome to Nepal. Our representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. In the evening, we will have a briefing session and re-check if all our equipment is okay.

Day 02 Drive Arughat Bazar Drive to Arughat Bazaar After breakfast, we board a 4wd vehicle for a drive to Arughat bazaar. The drive is easy. After lunch at Arughat bazaar, you raft down the mighty Budhi Gandaki River. A rafting of around two hours takes us to your camping site on the river bank. Accommodation: Camp

Day 03Fishing in Budhigandaki river Rafting/Fishing/Camping you start angling early in the morning after having breakfast. Experienced local fishermen, who know the habitat and behavior of fishes, will be at your side as you fish using fly fishing technique. If you are interested, we can cook the day’s catch for lunch or dinner. We will continue fishing and rafting till Seti Beni – the confluence of Budhi Gandaki and Aankhu River. Accommodation: Camp

Day 04Fishning in Budhi Gandaki and Ankhu Khola Rafting/Fishing/Camping you resume fishing and rafting after breakfast. After having lunch at the river bank, you continue our fishing and rafting till Machhe Gaun where we stop at our camping site. It’s a great fun sharing experience of fishing by the campfire before you call it a day. Accommodation: Camp

Day 05Rafting, Fishing and drive back to Kathmandu Rafting/Fishing and Drive back to Kathmandu Today is the last day of your fishing adventure. You will raft and fish till Benighat on the confluence of Budhi Gandaki and Trishuli River near the highway that links Kathmandu with Pokhara. After lunch, you will drive back to Kathmandu. Our representative will transfer you to your hotel. Accommodation: Hotel

Day 06Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu valley Full day sightseeing After breakfast, you will be driven to different cultural sites in Nepal for full day sightseeing. Though this sightseeing tour, you will not only get to see cultural richness of Nepal dating back to the medieval age but also enjoy lifestyle of locals. Three palace complexes, two temples and two stupas of Kathmandu Valley have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites. In the evening, we will arrange a farewell dinner for you at a restaurant that serves authentic Nepali food and showcases traditional Nepali songs and dances. Accommodation: Hote

Day 07Departure onward Destination Departure Day Today, you are leaving for your country carrying sweet memories from Nepal. Our representatives will transfer you to the airport three hours before your flight so that you won’t have to face any hassles in the customs process. Bon voyage !

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