Fishing in Nepal
Sport fishing in Nepal, like hunting, is little advertised and therefore little known. However, for the angler, Nepal’s lakes and rivers are as good a fishing ground as any. There are approximately 118 verities of freshwater fish in these Himalayan waters. It ranges from the much sought after Mahseer to the mountain stream trout-like verities. The best season to go fishing on the white waters to before and after the monsoon from February till April and October and November. During these times, the fish go upstream to spawn and consume less food. Seti Karnali's river fishing trip starts from the…
Sport fishing in Nepal, like hunting, is little advertised and therefore little known. However, for the angler, Nepal’s lakes and rivers are as good a fishing ground as any. There are approximately 118 verities of freshwater fish in these Himalayan waters. It ranges from the much sought after Mahseer to the mountain stream trout-like verities. The best season to go fishing on the white waters to before and after the monsoon from February till April and October and November. During these times, the fish go upstream to spawn and consume less food.
Seti Karnali’s river fishing trip starts from the river Seti that meets the river Karnali. The Seti River is 107 miles long. The Karnali is the largest and longest river in Nepal with a length of 507 kilometers. It flows in the Far-Western Region of Nepal. It is a much-gifted river of Nepal. Karnali inhabits different types of Gangetic-Dolphins, soft-shelled turtles, and Golden Mahseer fish among other species of fishes and aquatic animals.
Karnali River Fishing is a true destination for adventure-loving people. Besides fishing; You will get a chance to enjoy the scenic beauty of countryside Nepal, greenery, hills, local culture, and many more. In short, it is a treasure of natural beauty where visiting once is not enough.
- Fish on the longest river in Nepal at 315 miles long
- Fish unique species like the Golden Mahseer and the Silver Mahseer
- Breathtaking scenery with some jungle wilderness
- Rafting in Karnali river
- The popular fishing spots in Karnali – Jungle Ghat, Thulighat, Rato Bhale Gaun, Scorpion beach, and Kohelpur
A representative of Regulus Nepal will receive & greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu upon your arrival and will transfer you to the hotel. If you are fresh enough and not tired from the journey, taking a short break we will proceed to our sightseeing tour to Swaymbhunath (The Monkey Temple) & Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as The Monkey Temple is one of the world’s oldest Buddhist stupas atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley. The highlights of Kathmandu Durbar Square are Kal Bhairav, Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju Temple, Kasthamandap, and Kumari Ghar ( Home of Living Goddess).
In the evening, you can take a walk over Thamel which is also known as the main tourist hub of Nepal, and enjoy the evening. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
We will fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (1 hour) and approximately 7 hours to Gopghat from Nepalgunj, which is put-in-point and we will set our camp near the bank of the Seti Karnali river. Overnight stay in tented camp.
Today, your day starts with Rafting and fishing. You will then set up camp in the evening while you enjoy the fish that you caught.
Full day fishing around Camp 1. We try fishing each and every corner around and there will be high chances of catching Golden Mahseer, Goonch, and Asala. Overnight at Camp 01’s tent
After breakfast, we start rafting in a medium-level rapid until we reach Camp 3 in the late afternoon. In the nearby confluence of Seti and Budhi Ganga, we will do angling and in the evening we enjoy a campfire along with tasty dining with night fishing. Overnight in Camp 2.
After breakfast, today also for the entire day we will fish around Camp 2. In the evening we enjoy a campfire along with tasty dining with night fishing. Overnight in Camp 2.
Today we raft in an isolated region for 3 hours and reach Scorpion Camp. Scorpion Camp. Overnight in Camp 3.
Camp 3 has chances of catching Golden Masheer and Silver Masheer, Bokar, and giant catfish so for today whole day we will do fishing in camp 3.
Rafting to Masheer Camp(Camp 4) and fishing
Today we will fish in the nearby area of Camp 4. After breakfast, we trek nearby areas in search of fish. Have some photo shoot with our catches and enjoy angling with several catches. Named after Masheer fish, Camp 4 and nearby areas have more golden and silver Masheer, catfish, and Himalayan trout. In the evening we enjoy campfire, snacks, and dinner along with angling at night to catch Goonch. Overnight in Masheer Camp.
Full day fishing around camp 4 Overnight at Camp 4
Rafting in Karnali River Overnight at Rato Bhale Gaun
Rafting till Ghat Gaun and Half Day fishing Overnight at Ghat Gaun
Raft till Chisapani and out, drive to Nepalgunj. Overnight stay at the hotel or fly to Kathmandu
Breakfast & check out from the hotel. Our Regulus representative will be there in the hotel lobby for your farewell. Transfer to the Airport for final departure on your flight schedule 3 hrs before your flight.
- Fishing Boat
- Breakfast &Lunch during fishing
- Export fishing guide, necessary helpers
- Fishing equipments
- Necessary Permits
- Travel Insurance
- Personal Expenses
- Tips for the staffs
- Any other costs not mentioned in the ‘Cost Includes’ section
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