Golden Mahseer Fly Fishing in Bhutan isn’t for the faint of heart. Neither is journeying to far flung rivers in the Himalayan foothills to connect to a fish of your dreams, especially Golden Mahseer.
Though Bhutan’s sparsely populated valleys and philosophy embodied by an inspiring culture is alluring to the attentive traveler. Especially fly anglers, seeking unique perspectives by witnessing ancient practices and breathtaking landscape that is well preserved.
Additionally, this 10-day Golden Mahseer fly fishing expedition that is guided by pioneering fly fishing expert, Misty Dhillon.
Day 1 – Upon flying into Bhutan’s international terminal, Paro, you are met by your hosts before being chauffeured to the Punakha valley (4 hrs), over the 10,000 ft. Dochula Pass. Settle in to your luxurious room after a long day’s journey and end the evening with a visit to the historic Punakha Dzong (Monastery) located on the banks fo the Puna Tsang Chhu (river).
Day 2: Journey to the river after breakfast ( 3 1/2 hrs drive) to begin your self-contained, float-trip adventure for Golden Mahseer fishing Bhutan’s Himalayan backcountry with your host Misty Dhillon.
Days 3-8: Enjoy fly fishing for Golden Mahseer in remote un-pressured waters on the Puna Tsang Chhu.
Camps are established that compliment the fishing along some of our favourite locations in this valley. Our journeys are evolving As hydropower plants play a significant role , un pressured and in a remote setting and feel pampered by a team a seasoned camp team and efficient service in Bhutan’s Himalayan backcountry.
Day 9: End your float trip and journey back to Paro that can take up to 5 hours.
Day 10: You will be chauffeured to the airport after breakfast.
Travelers can expect to land and within the dramatic, Himalayan setting of Paro International Airport (PBH), Bhutan. Then drive over a 10,000 ft Himalayan mountain pass to end their first day with an auspicious visit to the Punakha Dzong located in Bhutan’s picturesque Punakha valley.
Misty Dhillon has spend over 20 years fly fishing for Golden Mahseer in the Himalayan foothills. His experience in the field also from running an expedition company in the Himalayan foothills for 15 years; spending weeks camped on rivers have the insights and connections into the mystical world of Golden Mahseer.
Please note that all booking are subject to availably during the time of deposit.