Overview

Betrawati, Indrawati, Karnali, Trisuli and Koshi are some of the major rivers in Nepal where fishing and angling is possible. In some of River fishing are strictly prohibited but while fishing, fisherman should not forget to take care of some other aquatic species such as fresh water dolphins, Crocodiles etc in the Koshi, Rapti and Narayani River system. Sport of fishing like hunting, is not well-advertised in Nepal, but is possible and rewarding. Approximately 118 varieties of fresh water fish live in these Himalayan waters. Mahaseer is the most commonly sought sport fish, besides mountain stream trout-like varieties and lowland water species. The best season to go fishing is before or after the monsoon i.e. from February till April and from October till November when fishes go upstream for spawning and consume less food. This tour covers fishing in Trisuli River to start with and ends fishing in Karnali River, probably the most exiting and Remote River in Nepal.

 

Tour begins with warm traditional welcome and quick safety briefing followed by comprehensive trip briefing next day, introduction to your guide and entertain last minutes questions.

11 Nights 12 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

Kathmandu Portion:

  • 4 nights accommodation in twin sharing BB basis (Bed and Breakfast) in Hotel as per the itinerary
  • 1 Half day guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
  • 1 professional English speaking guide
  • Private transportation during sightseeing
  • All entrance fee during sightseeing

 

Fishing Portion:

  • 4 nights accommodation in twin sharing AP basis (Bed and Breakfast) in tented camp en-route during fishing
  • Fishing permit
  • Guide during fishing
  • Camping equipment and arrangement
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Bardia Portion:

  • 3 nights accommodation in twin sharing AP basis in Jungle lodge as per the itinerary
  • Fishing in Karnali with various jungle activities
  • Bardia National Park fee
  • 1 Naturalist throughout the trip
  • Internal transportation to and from camp

 

Transportation:

  • All airport transfers as per the itinerary
  • Transportation to and from fishing point
  • Nepalgunj – Bardia in local transportation
  • Airfare: Bardia – Kathmandu by air

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Nepal Visa
  • Travel insurance (must cover all risk undertaken)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu city
  • Liquor beverages (hard and soft drinks)
  • Expenses of personal nature e.g. Phone calls, laundry etc
  • Gratuity for staff
  • Services not mention herein

 

Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • All major world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
  • Fishing in major rivers such as Trisuli, Bardia national park and Karnali River.
  • Optional Jungle safari.
Itinerary

 

No. of Days

Itinerary

Overnight

Day 01

Arrival in Kathmandu

Hotel (BB)

Day 02

Sightseeing of world heritage sites

Hotel (BB)

Day 03

Drive to Gaighat, start rafting / fishing

Camping (AP)

Day 04

Fishing either by campsite or on raft

Camping (AP)

Day 05

Fishing either by campsite or on raft

Camping (AP)

Day 06

Fishing either by campsite or on raft

Camping (AP)

Day 07

Drive to Nepalgunj then drive to Bardia National park

Jungle Lodge (AP)

Day 08

Fishing in river Karnali combing jungle activities

Jungle Lodge (AP)

Day 09

Fishing in river Karnali combing jungle activities

Jungle Lodge (AP)

Day 10

Drive to airport for flight to Kathmandu

Hotel (BB)

Day 11

Day at leisure

Hotel (BB)

Day 12

Holiday extension or transfer to airport for final departure

Tour Concludes

 

Detailed Itinerary:

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu: (BB)

Arrival in Kathmandu where you will be met and transferred to Hotel just walking distance to any styles of good restaurants and shops. Our Representative will give you short briefing on hotel facilities and safety. Tonight we only have a short introduction to the area, just what you need to know before the main briefing tomorrow. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu

 

Day 02: Sightseeing of world heritage sites: (BB)

After having your breakfast, our Tour Guide will pick you up from hotel for a day sightseeing of world heritage sites. First you will visit Swyambhunath also known as The Monkey Temple is a 2500-years old site where, it is believed, the Radiant Lotus of the valley-mythology, settled when the water was drained by Manjushree, the God of Wisdom. Then, you'll visit Patan City where you can see the historic Durbar Square, The Golden Gate, The Sky piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of King Yogendra Malla. After having lunch in Patan City your guide will bring you to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here you will visit Hanuman Dhoka (the ancient royal residential quarter), Temple House of Kumari (The living Goddess) and local markets. Later on, you'll be return back to the hotel walking through local market. Evening: Welcome dinner host by Basanta Adventure. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu

 

Day 03: Drive to Gaighat, start rafting/fishing: (Full Board)

After breakfast, you’ll be driving towards Gaighat, your fishing destination which will take approx. 5 hrs. of driving. After reaching there lunch will be served on the banks of river and your fishing guide will give you a brief on fishing and you’ll start fishing. O/N Camping in river beach (AP)

 

 Day 04: Fishing either by campsite or on raft: (Full Board)

After breakfast start fishing either by campsite or on raft depending on the decision of the members. Lunch and continue fishing. O/N Camping in river beach (AP)

 

Day 05: Fishing either by campsite or on raft: (Full Board)

After breakfast start fishing either by campsite or on raft depending on the decision of the members. Lunch and continue fishing. O/N Camping in river beach (AP)

 

Day 06: Fishing either by campsite or on raft: (Full Board)

After breakfast start fishing either by campsite or on raft depending on the decision of the members. Lunch and continue fishing. Today is your last night with your fishing crew so you can enjoy camp fire with some local drinks. Our staffs are also allowed to drink with you tonight. O/N Camping in river beach (AP)

 

Day 07: Drive to Nepalgunj then drive to Bardia National Park: (Full Board)

After rafting for a while in morning you will finally reach your ending point which is at Chisopani Bridge where you will be greeted by our naturalist, who will take you to the Bardia National Park by Private Jeep which is 31 km.  O/N at Jungle Lodge in Bardia (AP)

 

Day 08: Fishing in river Karnali combing jungle activities: (Full Board)

After breakfast, your guide will brief you about fishing and jungle activities. Rest of the day you enjoy fishing and jungle activities. O/N at Jungle Lodge in Bardia (AP)

 

Day 09: Fishing in river Karnali combing jungle activities: (Full Board)

Fishing combing jungle activities. O/N at Jungle Lodge in Bardia (AP)

 

Day 10: Drive to airport for flight to Kathmandu: (BB)

After breakfast, you’ll transfer to Nepalgunj Airport which is the nearest airport from Bardia National Park by a Private Jeep which is 90km. After flying for about an hour from Nepalgunj, you reach Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu

 

Day 11: Day at leisure: (BB)

This pleasant day you may have full day at leisure and either relax at hotel or explore Kathmandu city, shopping etc. Kathmandu offers varieties of restaurants and fast-food for food lovers. O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu

 

Day 12: Holiday extension or transfer to airport for final departure:

Today either you’ll have your holiday extension for another tour or we will transfer you to airport for final departure flight. Tour Concludes