Trout fishing for trout? Yes, it’s been done. The only difference between fly-fishing for trout in the Himalayas and fly fishing for trout in other parts of the world is that this kind of freshwater fishing is the setting, rich cultural heritage, friendless and some hard fighting trout who’ve learnt how to navigate these Himalayan rivers.
I’m not sure how you might think of trout, but the common snow trout is an exciting fish on a fly rod. Though common snow trout is a native species also found in these rivers which are much harder to catch.
The adventure begins in India’s Uttarakhand region with a 12-day fly fishing adventure that ends in Himachal Pradesh; driving across the scenic and quiet hill passes, hiking to the headwaters of India’s Yamunā river, and trekking to some of India’s best trout fly fishing in the Himalayas.
Trout fly fishing in India, Highlights
Explore the remotest corners of Himalayas and get to know some of the region’s best and off-beat destinations. Be taken care of by a seasoned team of River Runners and Guides during your Himalayan adventure.
Arrive in New Delhi and be chauffeured to your hotel (JB Marriott) about 15 minutes drive.
Fly to Dehradun and drive to Mussoorie that is located just over 6,500 ft. Welcome to the Himalayas!
Journey to your pre-set camp on the banks of the Tons river in Uttarakhand (4 hrs drive). Arrive and settle in. Enjoy a short hike if time allows or do some trout fly fishing.
Enjoy hiking, rafting, fly fishing and depending on your interests your days can be customized but also flexible.
An early start is the order of the day. Drive through the Govind National park to start your trek following the Rupin river to your pre set camp. Settle in after a day’s trek and fish for trout. End your day with a refreshing hot bucket bath and a meal around a small fire.
Enjoy trout fly fishing, hiking and visiting remote villages to learn from ancient living cultures, local, historic temples the potent aspects of living of the land.
Depart early and drive to Chail to stay at the Chail Palace.
Make your way to New Delhi via air, bet met by the concierge of the JB Marriott and be chauffeured to your hotel (15 minutes).
Depart. You will be chauffeured to the international airport by the concierge.