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Fishing for Mahseer in Chukka India

Enjoy Golden Mahseer Fishing in Chukka, Northern India

Journey to the Himalayan foothills of northern India. Enjoy fishing for Golden Mahseer in the historic and prolific Chukka fishing beat that is located on the borders India Nepal. Stay in a deluxe private camps that are ideally pre set to complement your fishing adventure.

Fish with a team of seasoned local guides and learn about the habitat of the elusive and legendary Golden Mahseer during your seven-day fishing adventure.

OVERVIEW

  • Visa: *Required
  • Starting from: $ 2,950 per angler 
  • Duration: 6 Days / 5 nights with most meals.
  • Country: India 
  • Region: Kumaon, Uttarakhand that is in northern India. 
  • International Airport: New Delhi International Airport (DEL) (India’s capital) 
  • Local Airport: Pantnagar (PGH) 
  • Activity Level: This fishing journey requires driving on Himalayan switch back roads for long hours, fishing and hiking to get to the best waters in high temperatures that are ideal for Golden Mahseer fishing. 
Fly to Pantnagar Airport (airport code: PNG) from New Delhi (DEL) (domestic, round-trip flight included) where you will be met by your host Daniel Abraham (Danny) and chauffeured to your pre-set, private camp that is located close to the confluence of the Ladia and Mahakali rivers, right on the border of India and Nepal. 
Enjoy 4 full days dedicated to fishing for Golden Mahseer here along with short hikes, accessing the best spots, both on the Mahakali as well as Ladia rivers at this legendary fishing confluence that was mentioned in Jim Corbett’s classic epic The Man-eaters of Kumaon (The fish of dreams).  
 
Enjoy freshly prepared, delicious meals in this remote setting as well as packed meals to complement your fishing timing and return from each fishing session to the attentive service of an efficient camp team. 

Depart for Pantnagar airport after a morning fishing session and a hearty breakfast. *Please note that the drive back to Pantnagar Airport Cant take up to 4-5 hours from Chukka. Arrive at Pantnagar airport and board your flight to New Delhi. *Independent travel. 

UTTARAKHAND, NORTHERN INDIA

CONVENTIONAL

STARTING AT PRICE
$ 2,950 Per Angler
  • Double Occupancy
  • Payment Plan Available
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FLY FISHING

STARTING AT PRICE
$ 3,450 Per Angler
  • Double Occupancy
  • Payment Plan Available
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Frequently Asked Questions

March, April though peaks in May though early June when temperatures soar over a 100 degrees fahrenheit. Alternatively, the end of September and early October are also a good time with high-water conditions just after the south-west monsoon. 

2-4 Golden Mahseer a day is considered a great day and good conditions. 

1 guide for every 2 anglers. 

Yes and no depending on the time of the year as March through mid April is a good time of the year for hiking, visiting villages in the Himalayan foothills as well as bird watching. 

6 anglers and 6 non anglers. 

  • Wake up with Tea/Coffee: 30 min before sunrise. 
  • Guided Fishing: at sunrise. 
  • Breakfast: 8-9 am that is served packed so you don’t have to get off the river. 
  • Noon: Return to camp. 
  • 1 pm: Lunch. 
  • 3:30 pm: Guided fishing. 
  • Sunset: Return to camp. 
  • 7-8 pm: Dinner.
  • 3 virtual, pre-trip interviews & presentations with Misty Dhillon to be better prepared for your trip that include everything from Pre Trip Tackle rituals, techniques to practice before hand and important considerations to make your adventure more potent and successful.
  • A dozen Golden Mahseer flies tied by our expert Misty Dhillon (only for fly fishing supplement.
  • Applicable fishing permits.
  • Guided Fishing: 2 anglers are guided by a local fishing guide.
  • Accommodation, meals, and transfers as listed.
  • Domestic air travel (economy) (return)
  • Locally available non-alcoholic beverages, tonic water, or soft drinks.
  • Mineral Water.
  • Applicable taxes and credit card fees.
  • Post Trip Reflection (1hr.)
  • Detailed packing checklist.
  • Maps of destination. Quick access Google shared folder for your convenience, anytime, anywhere.
  • Guidance on travel policies, do’s and don’ts.
  • A consciously designed itinerary using transformational travel best industry practices and our Process. 
  • International Airfare. 
  • Visa Fee or Processing. 
  • Accommodation, meals and transport not listed in the itinerary. 
  • *Cancelations: As deposits and payments for this trip are non-refundable. Hence,  it is highly recommended that travelers purchase travel insurance. 
  • Transformative Travel LLC. can not be held liable for any changes in the itinerary made due to bad weather, flight delays, roadblocks and any circumstances beyond our control.

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