Budhigandaki River Fishing

Fishing in Budhigandaki River

Budhigandaki River Fishing
Best Time: October to Mid-November & March to May
Departure from: Kathmandu
No. of Pax: 4 Minimum

Budhi Gandaki River is less travelled but must enjoyable and unique river experience of Nepal. It has offers many hidden mountain throughout the rafting and fishing. For Fishing the entire Budhigandaki will starts Setibas and ends with Benighat. The great place for fishing is expedition for rafting and most enjoyable place for fishing. The river flows from the eastern slope of Manaslu and Ganesh Himal like Trishuli River and Marsyangdi and downstream with Aarughat bazaar, Tatopani, Lapubesi, and more.

The famous Budi Gandaki fishing trip can be done single day and multi-day trips. You have one day fishing trip as well as 4 days trip also for fishing in Budi Gandaki River. Pokhara and Kathmandu is hub for fishing trip in Budi Gandaki River. The same time has taken to go Budi Gandaki region.
Budhigandaki River

Frolicking various fishes in the Budi Gandaki River is the interesting aspect and catching them in single attempt is our challenge. The tiny village in the area and green forest, typical cast and community and living style can be seen. Moreover the white and golden mountain are tantalizing in front of your eyes while you will go for fishing.

We have four days fishing trip on Budi Gandaki River, among them Seuli Bazaar, Aarughat and Arket bazaar are renounced for fishing trip. We will engage for fishing for three day and back to the destination. While we will engage in fishing we can see mahseer, fresh water eel, snow trout, and catfishes.

Trip Itinerary


Drive to Aarughat Bazaar and overnight at River Bank

In the morning after breakfast we will leave for our Budi Gandaki fishing trip destination. Same time has taken while you will travel from Kathmandu or Pokhara. After lunch the information will provided for fishing then we will start raft down to River. After 2 hour raft down we will make camp in Beautiful river bank with quite fishing place. Evening have dinner with camp fire, overnight in Tent.

Rafting to the next destination and fishing whole day

Our days start after breakfast. In the morning time we will busy on fishing. In the challenging game you have to patience and willingness to catch the fish. In the second day raft/fishing down till Seti Beni (Ankhu khola & Burigandaki river confluence)Overnight camp at river bank. Evening dinner with camp fire, overnight in Tent.

Raft/fishing down till Machhe Gaun

After breakfast we will raft/fishing down till machhe Gaun, during the rafting/fishing we can meet several local fisher man fishing by traditional method, you will really enjoy with them. on arrival at the camp site, set up camp and overnight in River bank.

Fishing till Benighat and back to the destination.

In the morning after breakfast we take some time for fishing and after lunch our Budi Gandaki fishing trip will be completed than we will back our own destination. If you have your own destination you can leave where ever it's suitable or we will back to Kathmandu.

Trip Price: US$680 Per Person

Cost included in the trip price.

  • Drive to Rafting/fishing starting point by Private Transportation
  • Drive back to Kathmandu after fishing by Private transportation
  • All meal during fishing trip
  • Fishing Boat, safety Kayak
  • Lifejacket, Helmets, Paddles
  • Export guide, safety kayaker, cooking man & necessary helpers
  • All camping gear during trip (Tent, Mattress, Sleeping bag)
  • Safety drum, Dry bag, through bag
  • First aid kid box
  • Necessary permits

Cost excluded in the trip price.

  • All bar & beverage
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • All airfares
  • Personal medicine
  • Travel insurance of travelers
  • Meal in Kathmandu
  • Extra activities in Kathmandu (mountain flight, short hiking etc)
  • Clothes for personal use
  • Tips 10% compulsory trip staffs

What do you need to bring.

  • Fishing equipments (Fishing rod, Fishing reels, Fishing lures)
  • Dry bag for personal use
  • Sleeping bag for personal use
  • some pair of clothes for personal use
  • Snacks for Personal use
  • Shoes, sandles/Tiva etc
  • Base ball het, Sunglass
  • Body care suns creens
  • Soap, Shampoo, body oil etc
Contact Info
Bhagabati Bahal, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4444618, 4443533
+977 9851035699
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