Tamor & Koshi River Fishing

Fishing in Tamor & Koshi River

Tamor and Koshi Fishing
Best Time: October to Mid-November & March to May
Departure from: Kathmandu Airport
No. of Pax: 4 Minimum

For angling enthusiasts, who are looking for fishing in pristine river and trekking in isolated remote area of Nepal Tamor Khoshi river fishing package is best option. Situated in eastern part of Nepal Tam0r and Koshi are the rivers drained out from snowcapped mountains bordering to autonomous Tibet. Tamor river is originated from Mt. Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain and receives many snow fed rivers on the way finally meets with Koshi river in Mai Beni. Koshi River is formed from Tibet and flows through Everest region and beautiful valleys and hilly areas.

Tamor and Koshi are popular for rafting and water games. During Tamor Khosi Fishing trip we will have chance to explore village life of indigenous Rai, Limbu and Magar people of eastern hill and admire the incredible view of Mt. Everest Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu. Koshi and Tamor are dwelling places of various species of fish including Jalkappor Kanti Golden Mahseer, Silver Masheer, catfish, Goonch, Himalayan trout, Asala, and other species.
Fishing in Tamor and Koshi River

Real Adventure Nepal Tour and Travel (Himalayan River Fun) has designed various types of itineraries according to your time, budget and interest, we can make tailor made itineraries including rafting cum fishing and fishing come rafting trip. 14 days trip, including arrival and departure is ideal package to enjoy the angling in white water and trek to beautiful Tamor valley and short excursion to nearby villages.

We have certified trekking guide and rafters as well as rescuers to make your trip pleasant and safe. 14 days angling trip stars with short flight to Kathmandu to Biratnagar followed by 3-4 drive via Dharan-Mul Ghat . During 12 days fishing we will stay in far flung isolated area in tent and enjoy the moments with fishing, cracking jokes , dancing, camp fire and barbeque in river bank.

Most importantly we promote "Catch and Release “principle as some of the species of fishes are on verge of extinction.

Trip Itinerary


Kathmandu Arrival

Representative from Himalayan River Fun welcomes you in Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to you to the one of the famous hotels in center of Kathmandu. If you arrive earlier, you can have guided tour to UNESCO listed cultural sites of Kathmandu including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Bouddhanath. Overnight in Hotel.

Fly to Biratnagar, drive to Chimra through Dharan, Camp at Chimra.

Today we catch first flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar. Half an hour flight flies over snowcapped mountains and lush forest of green hills and valleys. In Biratnagar we will meet our fishing crew and take jeep ride to Chimra at the Himalayan region highway. We drive west from Biratangar to Dharan, beautiful city located at foothill then drive uphill in snaky highway until we reach to Mul Ghat for lunch. After lunch we leave main highway and drive to Chimra in a dusty road. About five hour jeep ride from Biratnagar takes us to Chimra, put in point of fishing. After crossing suspension bridge we move to other side of small river, where we set out tent for camping tonight. Overnight in Camp.

Fishing in Chimra

From early morning we set up fishing rod and may make god catch of Golden and Silver Masheer. Tamor River houses Maheers more than other rivers. After breakfast we trek to nearby areas of Chimra and try to make catch. All the day we enjoy angling in Chimra. In evening also we do fishing as Goonch are more active in night. Enjoy camp fire, dancing and singing along with tasty dinner. We will repeat same activities in next day also. Overnights in Chimra.

Trek to Ghangeri.

After two days fishing in Chimra, we trek to Ghangeri. After breakfast, we follow the trail alongside of Tamor River. On the way pass by pristine forest, waterfalls and cross small streams. We walk on relatively smooth route except some ups and down. We will encounter with local farmer working in paddy fields and cattle herders. About 5-6 hour trek takes us to Ghangeri where we set up our camp and enjoy evening with campfire, dancing, singing and, fishing. Overnight in Ghangeri.

Fishing in Ghangeri

For next two days we will do angling in nearby areas of Ghangeri .We hopefully make more catches of Golden and Silver Masheer of more than 5 kg and other fishes like Asla, Goonch and Rau. We will trek nearby villages and hill top shortly to skip the monotonousness of fishing. Enjoy the photo shoot with your catches and release them back to river proudly. Overnights in Ghangeri.

Trek to Mai Beni.

After well spent two angling days in Ghangeri, we trek to famous fishing spot Mai Beni, situated in the confluence of Arun and Dudh Koshi. After breakfast we, trek alongside of Tamor river and enter into lush forest. After one hour we cross suspension bridge over Tamor in Ahale and we reach to Chintang village, walking via paddy fields in a smooth trail. Midway to Mai Beni, we arrive in Simle where we will have lunch and ascend to the hill top from where we enjoy panoramic view of snowcapped mountains. A short trek form hill top takes us to Mai Beni Confluence where we will fish for next 4 days. Overnight in Mai Beni Camp.

Fishing in Mai Beni

For next four days we will be angling in different places nearby Mai Beni. Mai Beni is best places to catch fishes of various species especially for Golden Masheer and Goonch. During four day's fishing, we trek to Aqua confluence and Triveni for angling there. Take photos and videos of fish catching and release your catch back to river. We can also fish in night time nearby or camp and enjoy campfire, snacks and fresh dinner along with dancing and singing. Overnights in Mai Beni Camp.

Trek to Barahachetra, drive to Biratnagar and depart to Kathmandu

After 9 days of trekking and fishing, today we will trek for last day via scenic landscape alongside of Khosi river passing by lush tropical forest, paddy fields and farming terraces. After 4 hour trek we reach to famous Hindu Pilgrimage site Barahakshetra where we will visit ancient temple and have lunch. After lunch we will drive to Biratnagar and catch flight back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu domestic airport representative from Real Adventure Nepal Tour and Travel waits you to transfer to hotel.

Final Departure

We arrange airport transfer from your hotel according to your flight schedule. If time allows we can visit Thamel bazar and do souvenir shopping and enjoy verities of foods. Our representative will comes to your hotel and transfer you to TIA and bid farewell.

Trip Price: US$2299 Per Person

Cost included in the trip price.

  • All internal transfers
  • Domestic flights to/from Biratnagar
  • All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during fishing trip
  • Tents in twin sharing basis
  • Rafts
  • All National Park permits
  • Cost of Fishing, Rafting guides, porters and helpers
  • Cost of National Park staff

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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