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10 Day Golden Mahseer fly fishing expedition in Bhutan.

Cast to the fish of your dreams in the Himalayas.

Manifest your Himalayan fishing dream in Bhutan’s royal waters with seasoned Golden Mahseer fly fishing expert, Misty Dhillon. 

Honor Bhutan’s Royal waters; high value, low impact policies, ancient living transitions, history and cultural secret to happiness. 

Get the most out of your journey by sharing your Bhutan experience with an adventure companion! ALL guided activities are included so your adventure partner enjoys their own interests, while in Bhutan. 

Stay in ideally pre set, deluxe, well appointed, mobile camps that compliment your fishing pursuits for not just Golden Mahseer, but also chocolate Mahseer as well as common snow trout fishing and wet your lines in the happiest country on our planet. 

This itinerary is based on a full board plan. Which means, all meals and guided activities from the moment you arrive in Bhutan, to the moment you depart are included! Additionally, ask for a payment plan to pay in four (4) payments instead of two (2).

  • Starting Dates: Saturday, April 27, 2024
  • End Date: Monday, May 6, 2024

Starting at $9,800 per angler, this journey includes all meals, accommodations and guided fly fishing and listed activities. 

Additionally, you may upgrade to single supplement for $1.950 per person for more privacy. Most meals are also included from the time to arrive until your departure.

We offer convenient payment plans to break your payments in 4, 2, or even 1 quick payment that can be done online. 

U.S. visitors, you will need a visa to enter Bhutan. We will help process your visa for Bhutan. 

Bhutan’s national carriers, Drukair and Bhutan Airlines, are the only way to fly to and from Bhutan.

Additionally, your journey into Bhutan will require you to spend the night either in Singapore, Bangkok, New Delhi, Kolkata or Kathmandu with connecting flights almost everyday during the season with the exception of Kathmandu which has 3 flights a week to and from Paro, Bhutan. 

Golden Mahseer Bhutan's Royal fish

9 Nights, 10 Days

Itinerary - Day by Day

Saturday, April 27: Arrive in Bhutan’s Paro International Airport (PBH)  where you are met by your hosts before being chauffeured (4 hrs), over the 10,000 ft. Dochula Pass to your long awaited dream to fish Bhutan’s royal waters, where an a well appointed camp awaits your arrival. Even though you’ll be arriving in the evening. You’ll probably have the opportunity to wet a line before the day ends. 

Sunday, April 28: We begin the day with a scenic drive to the river and a well spent morning fishing for Golden Mahseer alongside other species such as the Chocolate Mahseer that also puts up an impressive fight. Get the most out being guided by Misty Dhillon who is an authority in Golden Mahseer fishing. End each day with hot bucket bath in a well appointed camp, delicious regional and international camp cuisine and the next days plan to show you more of this amazing country and it’s waters. 

Monday, April 29 through Friday, May 3: Enjoy guide fishing on some of Bhutan’s best Golden Mahseer waters where you have some of the best chances of connecting to the fish of your dreams, witness ancient living cultures in a amazing country and breathtaking Himalayan scenery. Your stay will be complimented with accommodation in mobile luxury camps that compliment your angling experience.  

Do note that angling in Bhutan is on a strict catch and release basis using single hooks, be it flies or lures fishing which is also permitted. 

All meals are from the moment you arrive in Bhutan, to the time you depart are also included within this package. 

Saturday, May 4: Journey to Bhutan’s capital Thimpu after a morning’s fishing session and enjoy the afternoon learning about the history of this amazing country as well as shopping for local artisans and even antiques before returning to your hotel for a good night’s rest. 

All meals while in Thimpu are also included. 


Sunday, May 5: Journey to Paro from Thimpu after a relaxed start to the day, enjoy local explorations, visits to historic sights and delicious meals during your last day in Bhutan. 

Monday May 6: Journey back to the airport after breakfast and say goodbye your generous hosts in Bhutan. 

Choose your plan

Confirm your spot. Book your flight. Get your insurance. Complete Visa paperwork and be on your way to an amazing country. 


$ 1,950
Per Person
  • Single Room (9 nights)


Double Occupancy
$ 9,800
Per Angler
  • Accommodation (9 nights)
  • Guided activities.
  • All Meals


Adventure Companions
$ 7,950
Per Person
  • Accommodation (9 nights)
  • Guided activities.
  • All meals.

Your host

Misty Dhillon

If you’re looking to get your fly-fishing skills to the next level, then look no further than Misty Dhillon.

With over 20 years of experience in Golden Mahseer fly fishing and a dedication to helping anglers reach their true potential, Misty has no problem telling you exactly what you need to know about this mythical and illusive fish that can grow over 60 lbs.

Misty is the foremost expert of Golden Mahseer fly fishing and is also a FFI certified casting instructor.

Whether you're just starting out or have been traveling for years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Most frequent questions and answers

March, April, May and even early June are some of the best times of the year for Golden Mahseer fishing in the Himalayas. Apart from that, right after the monsoon which can be as early as September in some places, but early October in most rivers can also be a narrower and productive window. 


Yes, all US citizens must have a visa to travel to Bhutan. This is required before you can purchase a plane ticket to this destination – but it can only be obtained through a licensed travel agent. 

The first step to going to Bhutan is to get your passport validated. Your passport must be valid for at least six months following the date of your arrival to Bhutan. You need a Bhutanese visa to enter and exit Bhutan. All visitors, including those on official U.S. government business, must obtain visa clearance from Thimphu before traveling to Bhutan.

If you're ready to take the first step toward your next big adventure, schedule a complimentary call with our in-house expert.

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We know that sometimes life gets in the way of your plans—that’s why we’re here to help. We’ll work with you to create a plan that works around your  schedule, travel companions but also your budget. Foster deeper connection through the lens of H.E.A.R.T and resilience. So that even if things don’t go according to plan, you can still enjoy the experience of traveling with us.

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Shorter Fishing Itinerary

8 days fishing in Bhutan

Fly fish in the Himalayas of Bhutan accessing easy to get to waters (8 day itinerary) to pack in as much time on the water as possible. 

Blog - Misty Dhillon

Best Rivers for Mahseer Fly Fishing

Someone recently asked, what my top 3 Himalayan Mahseer fly fishing rivers are, and why? A great question that inspired me to write and share some of my personal experiences while fly fishing for Mahseer.

More Options

Golden Mahseer Fly Fishing

Check-out our fixed date as well as custom travel options for fishing for Golden Mahseer. 

An Iconic Fish

Golden Mahseer

Golden Mahseer are the iconic bio-indicator fish that enrich watersheds that drain the Himalayan foothills. Golden Mahseer can grow well over 50lbs and are among some of the strongest fish that swim in fresh water. 

Best Time

Mahseer Fishing Season

April, May, even early June, September and October are some of the best times for Mahseer fishing. However, this window can vary from one river to the other. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about our Mahseer fishing trips. 

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