Exploring southern Nepal’s prolific Himalayan foothills of Terai.

Experience Asia’s finest mix of angling and wildlife.​ Fish the Babai river that enriches Nepal’s Bardiya National Park. Home to some of the best fishing in Nepal, the Bardiya National it is certainly worth the adventure if you’re up for an expedition style safari. 

airport

kathmandu, nepal

Fishing

Float Trip

SPECIES

the GOLDEN MAHSEER

Journey

with MISTY DHILLON
nepal
babai river

The expedition starts by floating the Babai river through the heart of the Bardiya National Park. Home to some of Nepal’s most prolific habitat for the one-horned rhino, asiatic elephant, and tiger to name a few. The 3-night float trip also offers access to some of Nepal’s best fishing, not just for Golden Mahseer, but also other species. 

The final days are spent based out of Tiger Tops, Karnali Lodge. From here we plan dividing up into teams for both wildlife adventures as well as angling explorations in other parts of the National Park we will have access to.

day by day

Arrive to a warm welcome at the Kathmandu International airport. You will be met after you clear customs and chauffeured to your B&B which is about 30 minutes from the airport.

Spend the day sightseeing in Kathmandu after breakfast. 

Be chauffeured to the airport after breakfast to board your short flight to Nepalgunj. Be met by your guides and journey to the starting point of your float-trip. After a safety briefing begin your float-trip into the heart of this national park. 

Spend the next two days exploring the Babai valley, floating roughy 40-miles through the heart of some of Asia’s finest habitat.

End your river-journey shortly after lunch and be chauffeured to Tiger Tops for a refreshing hot bath and delicious dinner. 

Spend 2-days exploring the park with your seasoned guides for both wildlife as well as angling. 

After a morning safari, journey back to Nepalgunj with your hosts to board your flight back to Kathmandu. 

Journey back home. You will be chauffeured to the airport shortly after breakfast. 

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10-day fishing & wildlife expedition through the heart of the Bardiya National Park, Nepal.

Float the heart of Nepal Bardiya National Park fishing and wildlife viewing. Enjoy special access, fishing, walking and tacking rare wildlife with seasoned hosts. 

Day by Day

Arrive to a warm welcome at the Kathmandu International airport. You will be met after you clear customs and chauffeured to the Kantipur Temple House which is about 30 minutes from the airport. 

Drive to Kakani, well known for astounding perspective of mountains like Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, Mt. Ganesh Himal, Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gaurishankar and other numerous Himalayas on a clear day (subject to weather conditions). Continue driving to the witness the monetary at Pharping before heading back to Kathmandu. 

Board your airport shuttle shortly after breakfast before boarding your short flight to south-west to Nepalgunj. Be met by your guides and journey to the starting point of your float trip. After a safety briefing begin your float-trip through the Bardiya National Park. 

Elephants crossing the Babai in Bardiya

Spend the next two days exploring the Babai valley, floating roughy 40 miles though the heart of some of Asia’s finest habitat. Journey on your self-contained river expedition spending three nights camping along this stretch of river within the Bardiya national park. 

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End your full-day river-adventure angling and wildlife viewing in the Babai valley with a 45 minute drive Tiger Tops Karnali lodge. Enjoy familiar emanates as you are pampered before calling it a day. 

Enjoy two days within the Bardiya National Park. Viewing can be split on 4WD and on foot, especially if you are an avid angler. Enjoy this opportunity to explore special access, angling in some of the quieter stretches within the Bardiya National Park. 

Journey back to Nepalgunj after a morning safari and saying goodbye to your hosts at Tiger Tops. Take a short flight back to Kathmandu. You will be met at the airport and chauffeured to the Kantipur Temple House. 

Say goodbye to your hosts at the Kantipur Temple House before being chauffeured to the Kathmandu airport to board your flight back home.  

Explore Deeper

Email: explore@transformativetravel.ltd
Ellicott City, MD 21042, United States
MON-FRI 10:00 - 18:00 EST