Planning a Mahseer Fishing Trip to Bhutan, Nepal or India?

Planning ahead can sometimes be overwhelming. Knowing the right season, visa policies, but also planning for the unknown can be important. 

So here are some things you need to know before planning your fishing or fly fishing adventure to Bhutan, Nepal or India.

Mahseer Fishing Season

Pre & Post Monsoon

Timing is an important consideration. Our suggestions for the best times are as follows. 

Keep in mind, October marks the high water, post monsoon window that can be challenging but also highly rewarding.

March – May, Spring- early Summer marks the pre-monsoon and generally low water and more consistent fishing window. 

Fishing in Bhutan, Nepal & India

International Travel.

Currently, Bhutan and India are not allowing international tourist travel for the most part. There is a likelihood of international travel to resume between select routes by 2022. 

Nepal is allowing travel after testing negative 72 hrs prior to arrival and 72 hrs before departure.  

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Getting your Visa!

All travelers need a visa to visit Bhutan, Nepal or India. 

  • Bhutan: Visa Upon arrival.
    • Arranged by Transformative Travel LLC. 
  • Nepal: Here’s how you can apply for a Tourist eVisa for Nepal prior to departing.
  • India: Here’s how you can apply for a Tourist eVisa for India prior to departing.

Travel Insurance

Cancel Anytime

Cancel anytime with our Signature Travel Insurance. 

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Learn from the anglers who’ve been there. Get access to LIVE events, tips, techniques, what works and what doesn’t. Join the Golden Mahseer fishing community on Facebook to learn more. 

Schedule your complimentary consultation with our in-house expert, Misty Dhillon.

What's not included


  • International Flights. 
  • Visa Fees.
  • Insurance.
  • Tips (ask us for guidelines). 
  • Any transportation, accommodation or meals that are not listed in the itinerary. 

Terms & Conditions


  • A 50% advance deposit is required to secure your spot. 
  • The balance may be paid 60 days before your journey. 
  • All deposits, payments and cancelations are non refundable. Hence, trip cancelation insurance is highly recommended. 

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Satellite phones, drones, night vision and radio-communication devices aren’t allowed to be brought into Bhutan, Nepal or India. 



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About Golden Mahseer

The iconic Himalayan Golden Mahseer have evolved with the youngest mountain ranges of the world. Not only do they grow well over 50 lbs, they are also some of the most powerful freshwater fish. Illusive in nature as well as beautiful due to their large iridescent, golden scales. 

Mahseer Fishing Trips

Journey on 8-12 day adventures Mahseer fishing in Bhutan, Nepal or India with some of the best guides in the business. 

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