Tamur River Fishing

Duration13 Days
Trip GradeClass V
Group SizeMion. 2 Pax
Travel StyleTour
Best TimeOctober/November and March/April/May

Fishing In Tamur River

Tamur River flows in the Eastern part of Nepal. It is one of the tributaries of the Sapta Koshi River. Seven rivers collectively are known as Sapta Koshi. It is an ideal site to fish as the freshwater system of Tamur River inhabits different species of fish. The river is designed in such a way that it serves best for fishing.

Tamur River originated from the melting snow of the third highest peak in the world named Mt.Kanchenjunga & thus the Tamur River is the sixth-largest river in Nepal. Tamur River is one of the thrilling & exhilarating rivers for those kayakers & rafters who are adventure lovers & want to visit Nepal for fishing & rafting in Nepal. Travelers wanting to explore the remote & less-visited eastern region of Nepal with the experience of rafting & exceptional fishing in one of the best white water rivers of Nepal must do Tamur river fishing with Regulus Nepal.

Adventurers will also enjoy the rapids of the Tamur in rafting and at the same time, they get an opportunity to acquaint themselves with local cultures and people. Furthermore, the Tamur River fishing trip offers a view of some renowned peaks of Nepal—Mount Everest, Mount Kanchanjunga, and Makalu. All of these peaks are listed as eight-thousanders. 

The glacier of Kanchanjunga is the source of the Tamur River and it cruises down to merge with Koshi. Visiting this part of the world gives a different or say pleasing sense. It is also a kind of remote area trekking in Nepal where you will enjoy fishing and rafting simultaneously.


  • Fishing Experience in Tamur River. 
  • Thrilling and adventurous rafting river 
  • A combined adventure package for trekking, fishing, and rafting 
  • A four-day trek that allows you to explore the remote and less-visited region of eastern Nepal.
  • Comfy camping during the trip.
  • Breathtaking scenery of Himalayas with some  jungle wilderness
  • Fish unique species like Mahaseer, River Catfish, Silver Trout, Fresh Water Eel, Common and Grass Carp.

Tamur river fishing with Regulus begins from Bashantapur. It is located in the southeast of Kathmandu and is around 10 hour drive from the capital city. We pass through traditional villages enjoying the ethnicity of the place for four days to arrive at the Tamur river. The splendid view of mountains, valleys, greenery, and winding rivers makes the trekking blissful. The trek ends at Gupha Pokhara (Cave Pond). From here we descend gradually penetrating the lush green vegetation of Tamur Valley. We keep on walking till we arrive in Dobhan. It is the starting point of our Tamur river fishing trip.

Regulus will provide you the rafting and fishing instruments. The adventure ahead is really thrilling and full of excitement. Challenging the rapids of Tamur River we proceed ahead. Here you will get a chance to fish different species of fish.

While on the day we will keep on fishing and rafting whereas during the night we will enjoy the fish, local culture and musical instruments of the site. It is really great experience in life. We set camp at the river bank for a night's stay.

We further move towards Chatara in our inflated rubber boat. It is the ending point of our fishing trip in Nepal at Tamur River.

Best Season For Fishing in Tamur River Nepal

Fishing in Nepal can be done throughout the year but the recommended best time is the autumn and spring. The best time to fish in the Tamor river is between the monsoon seasons. The best season for fishing in Nepal is February to May and September to November for the chance to battle a fish in the serene mountain environment. 

Fishing Gears in Nepal

You can find many fishing equipment shops in Kathmandu. As you will start your fishing trip from Kathmandu you can either buy or rent the necessary fishing equipment. The following. fishing gears are need 

  • Fishing Rod and Reel (Best Ultralight Spinning Rod and Reel Combo)
  • Fishing Line, fishing hooks, baits, lures
  • Bobbers, sinkers, swivels, needle Nose Pliers
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen
  • Line Cutter
  • First Aid Kit & tackle Box
Trip PlanExpand all

Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel


Fly from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and drive to Basantapur via Dharan


Trek from Basantapur to Mangalbare and Camp [5-6 hrs Trek]


Trek from Mangalbare to Gupha Pokhari and Camp [5-6 hrs Trek]


Trek from Gupha Pokhari to Gorja and Camp [4-5 hrs Trek]


Trek from Gorja to Dobhan and Camp [3-4 hrs Trek] - Starting point of the Fishing trip. Fishing/Rafting at Tamur River - camp at Kabeli Dobhan


Whole day Fishing


Fishing/Rafting at Tamur River - camp at Koya River confluence


Fishing/Rafting at Tamur River - camp at Dumre


Whole day Fishing


Fishing/Rafting at Tamur River - camp at Tribenighat


Fishing/Rafting at Tamur River - camp at Chatara - Ending point of the Fishing trip.


Drive from Chatara back to Kathmandu

Cost Details
  • Airport arrival and departure transfer by private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per itinerary
  • Flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur
  • All required ground transport by private vehicle as per mentioned in the itinerary
  • Camping tent accommodation during a fishing trip
  • All camping equipment
  • All meals during the fishing tour
  • Fishing Expert guide – highly knowledgeable
  • Required permits for fishing
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable tax, VAT, and necessary paperwork
  • Any kind of bar bills.
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • All airfares.
  • Personal medicine.
  • Travel insurance for travelers.
  • A meal in Kathmandu.
  • Extra activities in Kathmandu (mountain flight, short hiking, etc).
  • Clothes for personal use.
  • Tips 10% compulsory trip staffs.
Dates & Availability
  1. Total rafting distance – 131 kilometers long
  2. 120 exciting rapids ranging from Class I to Class V

The above package itinerary can be easily tailor-made according to your preference, purpose of visit, and length of stay. Contact us to customize as well as to make a perfect itinerary as per your requirement.

Additional Info

What Do You Need To Bring For Tamur Fishing

  • Fishing equipment (Fishing rod, Fishing reels, Fishing lures)
  • Dry bag for personal use
  • Sleeping bag for personal use
  • some pair of clothes for personal use
  • Snacks for Personal use
  • Shoes, sandals/Tiva, etc
  • Baseball hat, Sunglass
  • Body care suns screens
  • Soap, Shampoo, body oil, etc

Types of Food Provided on Fishing Trips in Nepal

  • Treated stream water for drinking
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the expedition in a buffet-style

Menu For Fishing Trips  

  • Breakfast: Tea, Coffee, White chocolate, Muesli and Cornflakes, Yogurt. Eggs, Toast, Hashed potatoes, Pancakes, Porridge, etc.
  • Lunch: Bread, Cheese, Salami, Tuna, Sardines, Baked beans, Salads, Fresh fruits and Biscuits
  • Dinner: Pasta, French fries, Curries, Steamed or Fried vegetables. We may provide Nepali Dal and Bhat in rotation for longer trips.
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