Fishing Tour in Nepal

Fishing Tour in Nepal
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Fishing Tour in Nepal is growing among the travelers as one of the best way of enjoying with the water and aquatic life. Nepal is a land of diverse topography, climate, ethnicity and biodiversity. As Nepal is known as the second richest country in world in water resources, it is and appealing place for the aquatic life. Different game fish species found in the rivers draining the Himalaya are pleasant surprise for sportsman looking for fishing or fly fishing tour. Fishing tour is thrilling and magnificent sport to popper out the multicolored fish in the clear Himalaya Rivers of Nepal.

Nepal lakes and rivers can show good fishing justification. There are roughly 118 diversity of fresh water fish in these Himalayan waters, range from the much sought after Masher to mountain tributary trout like diversity. The Himalayan streams are also host to the illusive catfish is perhaps one of the only catfish species in the world with teeth. Fishing in Nepal is all the more fun in mountain watercourse. There are some precise cultural group in the hills and Terai region of Nepal whose existence has been base on Fishing. Bote, Majhi, Tharu and Machhuwar are some of them. Fishing tour in Nepal can be accompanied with the river rafting and camping which makes your trip more worthy and exciting.

Fishing tour is an Eco-friendly sport which requires great patient and lots of time. Pokhara crystal clear lakes, Netrawati River or in west Nepal, Bardia National Park where we can arrange guided fishing trips. Betrawati River, Indrawati River, Karnali River, Trisuli River, Netrawati River and Koshi are some of the major rivers where fishing and angle is probable. Many wild and scenic rivers and lakes of Nepal provide opportunities for recreational fishing. Season for fishing on the white waters is before and after the monsoon from February till April and October and November. Angling in such beautiful waters amidst glorious scenery is a diverse, subtle and beguiling sport. The dancing and frolicking of fish are a worth seeing sight in the Himalayan rivers.

We organize fishing trips in streams close to Kathmandu or far from the Kathmandu. The Himalayan rivers and lakes camps offer good grounds for fishing for the fishing adventure lovers. Some of the places where you can enjoy the fishing tour with us are:

1) Fishing in Karnli River

2) Fishing in Ankhu Khola (Netrawati)

3) Fishing in Budi Gandaki

4) Fishing in Narayani

5) Fishing in Babai River

In some of River fishing are strictly prohibited but while fishing, fisherman should not forget to take care of some other dangerous aquatic species. Fishing tour in Nepal is going to be your exciting and experiencing event in Nepal with the enjoyments of rafting and camping.

If you are interested on Fishing tour in Nepal and want to enjoy the fishing of current rivers of Nepal, feel free to contact us

Cost Includes

  • Pick up and drop from Kathmandu airport to airport.
  • Transportation by private vehicle as per Itinerary.
  • Accommodation in a local house as paying guest (Home Stay).
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee) if required.
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit.
  • Fishing adventure arranged with Local People.
  • English speaking tour guide for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing tour by private Vehicles.
  • All necessary paper works, our Service charge and Government Taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal Entry Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • Airport departure tax
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals
  • Travel Insurance fee and rescue insurance
  • Extra night accommodation in any case
  • Personal nature expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
  • Tips for guide and driver

Fequenty Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is fishing allowed in Nepal?

Yes, fishing is allowed in Nepal. However, you need to obtain a fishing license from the government of Nepal before you can fish in any of the rivers, streams or lakes.

What are the best seasons for fishing in Nepal?

The best seasons for fishing in Nepal are from February to May and from October to December. During these months, the weather is pleasant, and the water levels are just right for fishing.

What types of fish can be caught in Nepal?

Nepal has a diverse range of fish species, including trout, mahseer, catfish, carp, and many more. Trout and mahseer are the most popular fish species among anglers.

Where are the best places to fish in Nepal?

Nepal has many rivers, streams, and lakes where you can fish. Some of the popular fishing destinations in Nepal are Karnali River, Trishuli River, Seti River, Bheri River, Koshi River, and Rara Lake.

Do I need to bring my own fishing gear?

You can bring your own fishing gear if you want to, but it's not necessary. There are many fishing tour operators in Nepal that provide fishing gear and equipment for their clients.

How much does a fishing tour in Nepal cost?

The cost of a fishing tour in Nepal depends on various factors, such as the duration of the tour, the number of people in the group, the type of accommodation, and the level of services provided. On average, a fishing tour in Nepal can cost anywhere between $100 to $300 per day, per person.

Do I need to have fishing experience to go on a fishing tour in Nepal?

No, you don't need to have fishing experience to go on a fishing tour in Nepal. The tour operators will provide you with basic training and guidance on how to fish.

Is it safe to fish in Nepal?

Fishing in Nepal is generally safe, but you need to be careful while fishing in rivers and streams. The water levels can rise suddenly, and the currents can be strong. It's important to follow the safety guidelines provided by your tour operator and use proper safety gear.

What other activities can I do while on a fishing tour in Nepal?

Nepal has many other adventure activities that you can do while on a fishing tour, such as hiking, trekking, wildlife safari, bird watching, and cultural tours.

Additional Information

Additional Information About Fishing Tour in Nepal

Fishing permits:

Fishing permits are required to fish in Nepal. The Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation issues fishing permits, and they are available at various locations throughout Nepal. The cost of the permit depends on the duration and location of your fishing trip.


Most fishing tour operators in Nepal provide fishing equipment, including rods, reels, lines, flies, and other gear. However, if you have your own equipment, you can bring it along.


Fishing tours in Nepal usually include accommodation, which can range from basic guesthouses to luxurious hotels. The type of accommodation depends on the level of the tour package you choose.


Fishing tour operators in Nepal provide experienced guides who can take you to the best fishing spots and help you with fishing techniques.

Best fishing spots:

Some of the best fishing spots in Nepal are in remote areas, and it's essential to have a guide who knows the area well. Some popular spots include Karnali River, Trishuli River, Seti River, Bheri River, Koshi River, and Rara Lake.


Nepal is committed to protecting its natural resources, including its fish populations. Fishing tour operators in Nepal follow catch and release policies, which means that fish are returned to the water unharmed after being caught.

Other things to bring:

In addition to fishing equipment, you may also want to bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, sunglasses, and comfortable clothing and footwear.

Cultural experiences:

Nepal is a culturally rich country with many unique customs and traditions. Fishing tours in Nepal often include visits to local villages, where you can learn about the local culture and way of life.

Overall, a fishing tour in Nepal can be a unique and memorable experience for anglers of all levels, with the opportunity to catch some incredible fish in a beautiful and peaceful setting.

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