Difficulty Level
15 days
Mar – April, Oct – Nov
Best Dates

Schedule this tour for when it suits you. Simply complete the enquiry section and choose your own dates!

Once we have received the form, we will endeavour to schedule this tour on or around the dates you have selected. We will then process your booking directly with you. Thank you for your interest and we look forward in hearing from you.

If you want to raft and fish, whilst enjoying beautiful nature, then this is your trip. The western part of Nepal provides ample opportunities for keen Anglers. Seti Karnali River is famous for fishing trips in Nepal. Seti Karnali is the combination of the rivers Seti and Karnali, where Seti flows from southern parts of Api Himal and Saipal and join with lower Karnali. The geographical structure of the river is remote.

It is the less crowded and is a hot spot for fishing with rafting. 172 km long river of Seti Karnali we have some special place for fishing. Kohelpur, Jungle Ghat, Scorpian beach, God’s House, Juicer, Flip and Strip, Thulighat, Rato Bhale Gaun, are the famous place for fishings. These rivers are famous for priced ‘Golden Mahseer’ and ‘Goonch’.

SEASON March to April, October to November
PLEASE CONTACT US BEFORE DEPARTURE Please call us or email us 14 days before with flight details so we can arrange pick up and drop off from Kathmandu Airport
All internal transport
Domestic flights to Dhangadi from Kathmandu and from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu
Breakfast in Kathmandu
All meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner during fishing trip
Tents in twin sharing basis
Cost of rafting guides, porters and helpers
Safety kayaks
First Aid medicine
International flights
Kathmandu food lunch & dinner
Tips for porter, guide & other
Personal expenses in Kathmandu
Fishing tackle and gear
Personal medication
Medical insurance including medical evaluation
Alcoholic beverages and personal snacks during the trip
Visa fees & Travel insurance
Airport taxes
Anything else not specified in the ‘included costs’ section above

Essential trip information:

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Additional information

No. of pax6 Minimum

Day 1: Departure

Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
You will be picked up from the airport by our company representative and transferred to the hotel in Thamel, the tourist city in Kathmandu. If you arrive in the morning, you will have plenty of time to explore the Kathmandu valley.

Day 2

Fly to Dhangadi, drive to Dipayal, overnight in tented camp.
You will be transferred to domestic airport by our representative and fly to Dhangadi. Our fishing guide will receive you at Dhangadi airport. We will have lunch stop at Ataria and then drive to Dipayal through sub-tropical forest and then uphill through mountain roads most of the time. Dipayal is a small city located on the banks of Seti River. We will have a tented camp at the bank of the river made by our Rafting Crew who would have reached there in the morning of the same day. They will have dinner prepared. We will spend over night in tented camp.

Day 3

Rafting and Fishing in Camp 1.
We will wake early in the morning, have breakfast, load the Rafts and Raft to Camp 1. It is about 3 hours rafting. We will have packed lunch at the Camp 1. We will fish till late evening. We will rest at the camp fire, have drinks and snacks and dinner at 8 pm. We will spend over night in tented camp. Those interested can do night fishing, as Goonch are more active during the night. The overall rafting in the Seti goes through isolated pristine jungles. Rafting is very safe with grade 2-3 rapids accompanied by safety kayaks all the time.

Day 4

Fishing in Camp 1.
We will continue fishing in Camp 1. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. We will spend overnight in Camp 1.

Day 5

Rafting and Fishing. Camp 2 (Budhi Ganga Confluence).
We will raft to Camp 2 (Budhi Ganga Confluence). We will stop over in between for packed lunch. We will reach Camp 2 in late afternoon. We will fish as soon as we arrive. We will spend overnight in Camp 2.

Day 6

Fishing Camp 2.
We will fish for whole day in Camp 2. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. We will spend overnight in Camp 2.

Day 7

Rafting and Fishing Camp 3. Scorpion beach.
We will raft to Camp 3 (scorpion beach). It is about 3 hours rafting. We will have packed lunch at the Camp 3 and Fishing Camp 3 till late afternoon. We will rest at the camp fire, drinks and snacks. Dinner will be provided. We will spend overnight at Camp 3.

Day 8

Fishing camp 3.
We will fish in Camp 3 the whole day.

Day 9

Rafting and fishing in camp 4 (Mahseer beach).
We will raft to Camp 4 (Mahseer Beach) for about 3 hours. We will have packed Lunch at the camp. We will fish till late afternnoon. We will rest at Camp fire. Snacks, drinks and dinner will be provided. We will spend overnight in Camp 4.

Day 10

Fishing in camp 4 (Days 10-11).

We will fish in Camp 4 for whole day. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided.


Day 12

Rafting in Karnali camp.
We will have breakfast early in the early morning. Once in Karnali River, there will be rafting whole day and almost no any fishing activities as Karnali River is too big and very less fish population. You can try casting from the raft during the rafting itself.

Day 13

Rafting in Karnali camp.
We will have breakfast in the Morning and do some early hour fishing. We will continue rafting in Karnali. Packed lunch, dinner will be provided.

Day 14

Raft till Chisapani and out, drive to Nepalgunj, fly to Kathmandu.
We will have breakfast in the morning and you can do early hour fishing. Raft till Chisapani and out. Chisapani is the end of the foothills and Terial plain starts. We will have lunch at Chisapani – Local Restaurant. We will drive to Nepalgunj. And, from here you will fly back to Kathmandu. Our representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to hotel.

Day 15

Departure from Kathmandu.
At least 3 hours before the flight, our company representatives will take you to Tribhuwan International Airport. We hope you have enjoyed the fishing trip and we also hope to see you back in future.

Gear required:

  • T-shirts
  • Swim wear
  • Warm clothing for the evenings
  • Sunglasses and a cap
  • Towel and Toiletries
  • Personal medication
  • Flashlight
  • Footwear
  • Personal entertainment items
  • Fishing gear
  • Sleeping bag

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    Seti Karnali river fishing