Northern India’s hotspot Golden Mahseer fishing destination is a 10-day trip to Uttarakhand’s Saryu river.
DAY - 1
2 pm, arrive in India’s capital New Delhi (DEL). You will be met upon arrival by our representative and chauffeured to a centrally located B&B.
DAY - 2
Board a train with our representative (5-hrs)to the Himalayan foothills of Kumaon and enjoy a night’s stay at the ideally set Te Ahoha, Dhanachulli (3-hrs drive from train station).
DAY - 3
Journey to the borders of India and Nepal following remote backroads that weather permitting, offer vistas of the Himalayas . Arrive and settle into your camp that is situated on the banks of the Saryu River. Enjoy guided Golden Mahseer fishing this evening.
DAY - 4-7
Enjoy guided Golden Mahseer fishing. Pancheshwar is a migratory corridor of some of India’s best Golden Mahseer fishing since the 1960s. Since it has also been protected under India’s stringent wildlife laws while encouraging community initiatives via sustainable eco tourism and catch and release angling for the iconic Golden Mahseer of the Himalayas.
DAY - 8
After a morning’s fishing session say goodbye to your hosts drive (5-hours) to your Himalayan lodge (7,000 ft. asl) that is on route to New Delhi International Airport.
This leg of your return journey ends with a leisurely evening around a small fire after settling into the deluxe and ideally set, Te Aroha, Dhanachuli.
This morning allows you the time every journey should have, before you feel being pulled back to your day to day life. Additionally, Te Aroha, Dhanachuli also puts you close to good hiking opportunities due to it’s location (7,000 ft. asl). Distant views of the snow capped Himalayas are also sometimes visible from this location.
You will be chauffeured to the train station (3-hrs) after an early lunch. Board your train with our representative (5 hrs) to New Delhi.
DAY - 10
Noon: Enjoy leisurely morning if your flight connection is not scheduled early. Our representative will accompany you to international departures to make sure your departure out of India is smooth and hassle free.
Create your own schedule and your own adventure in India. There’s a world of possibilities from cultural opportunities, wildlife, bird watching, hiking and even white-water rafting that can be complimented with stays in owner run and ideally set guest houses and camps across this diverse and culturally rich nation.
As Golden Mahseer are a species that have captivated the hearts of generations of anglers. They are also some of the most iconic freshwater fish of the Himalayas. Having evolved with the youngest mountain ranges of the world. These certainly aren’t your average fish. Nor your average fishing trip. We advise our travelers to plan their adventures into this ancient and rich land intensionally.