Himalayan fly fishing trip for Golden Mahseer fishing in Bhutan

Himalayan fly fishing might be a dream for some. Though it certainly isn’t for the faint of heart. Even though Golden Mahseer fishing in Bhutan offers possibilities for a fish of your dreams in un-pressured waters, sparsely populated valleys in comparison to Golden Mahseer rivers in Nepal or India. The window to do so is limited to a few weeks, hence it is important to set your intensions before your 8-day fly fishing adventure to the Himalayan foothills of Bhutan. 

Starting From $7,500 pp, sharing

7 Nights, 8 Days

Itinerary | Day by Day

Day 1: Your arrival into Paro’s dramatic Himalayan airport and traditionally made terminals is followed by meeting-up with your Bhutanese trip hosts. And while you are chauffeured over the 10,000 ft Douchulla Pass. During this 4-hr drive, there will be plenty of opportunities to stop en route to Punakha before ending your day with a visit to the historic monastery, the Punakha Dzong. 

Drive to the starting point of your river fishing adventure can take anywhere from an hour to 3 hours. 

Within your short fly fishing itinerary, day’s are generally packed with early starts. Fishing good-water, well. While the evenings tend to run later into dark hours making the most of prime fishing hours. Though you’ll find plenty of down time in the afternoons that are spend tying flies, strategizing for the next sessions, visiting local villages to witness sustainable living practices, peaking around camp with a pair of binoculars, exploring wildlife, rare birds and swapping fish tales in the exclusive setting of Bhutan’s Himalayan foothills makes this a one of a kind fly fishing travel adventure. 

Day 7: After ending your fishing trip journey back to Paro (4-5 hrs). 

Settle into your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure reflecting on your fly fishing adventure for Golden Mahseer in Bhutan.

Day 8: Board your flight back home this morning.

Package Inclusions

  • Arrival meet & greet at Paro International Airport, Bhutan (PBH). 
  • Escorted transfers, all meals in Bhutan & accommodation as listed. 
  • No hassles with all logistics planned, special activities, guided fly fishing, reservations, and excursions as listed in your itinerary. 
  • Detailed packing checklist. 
  • Maps of destination. 
  • Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anywhere, anytime. 
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts. 
  • A consciously-designed itinerary intentionally made to manifest your greatest desires for your journey.
  • Our Process that includes:
    • Pre journey interview (1-hr). 
    • During journey practices & support. 
    • Post journey reflection (1-hr). 
  • Complimentary Travel with H.E.A.R.T. gift packages before departure (includes over $50 worth of travel goodies and printed essentials for your journey!)
  • Applicable taxes & credit card processing fee are included. 

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An Iconic Species

Himalayan Fly Fishing for Golden Mahseer

Golden Mahseer are the king of Asian freshwater fish. Moreover, they are a bio indicator species that take anglers to rich eco systems in the Himalayan foothills through the lens of fly fishing and conventional angling pursuits. 

Why this journey?

  • Special access to un-pressured Mahseer fly fishing waters in Bhutan due to it’s protected status, easy access, sparse human impact and ancient cultures that are conscious about conservation. 
  • The chance of catching a fish of your dreams. As Golden Mahseer are a river fish that can easily grow over 50 lbs. 
  • Spending quality times, pursuing your passion with expert advise along the way during our pre, during and post trip reflection to make your travels to Bhutan more meaningful. 

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