Nepal is a prosperous land and blessed with natural beauty. The major tourist attraction can be trekking, hiking, and other activities. Not to mention, Nepal is the second richest country in water resources. There are many rivers, lakes, and ponds. Hence, there reside many species of fishes in these water resources.
Similarly, the Babai River is one of the famous rivers for fishing in Nepal. The river is located within the area of Bardiya National Park, Bardiya. Additionally, the river flows 40km south before it enters the land of India.
Also, there are different species of fishes in this river so it can be fun as well. Surprisingly, 118 species of freshwater fishes reside in the Himalayas ‘ freshwater. Furthermore, fishing can be the best sport for you to check and build your patience.
Fishing is a refreshing and relaxing sport for someone who wants a break from their daily work and hectic schedule. Since the Babai River lies within the Bardiya National Park you can observe the rare flora and fauna which is protected within the national park.
Probably you will also learn many fishing tips and skills and exchange the learning with someone else. The cultural representation of the Tharu community is also another major attraction in this tour.
The city of lake, Pokhara is very near to this location so you can also extend the tour if you want to. Also, you can choose to take a jungle safari and observe the beauty of the area.
1st Day: Morning flight to Nepalganj, after arrived at Nepalganj continues to drive to Bardia National Park by private jeep. Welcome to Bardia Jungle Resort Lunch in resort rest for while afternoon ethnic Tharu village visit and temple area.
2nd Day: After Breakfast starts walking safari with nature guide till Noon time after picnic lunch half day jeep safari evening back to resort and dinner night in resort.
3rd Day: After breakfast drive to Babai River for a day fishing trip with a picnic lunch on the river bank.
4th Day: Full-day fishing guide will take you to different spots this is our last overnight in the riverbank so we will provide you some special tonight by our professional staff. Overnight stay in a tent.
5th Day: Morning fishing for some time and after lunch drive back to Bardia jungle resort. In the evening, Tharu cultural dance in the resort.
6th Day: Around noon time drive to Nepalgunj airport to fly back Kathmandu / transfer to the hotel.
The best season for fishing in the Babai River can be from February to April and October to November. These seasons are best and convenient for fishing. Also, the weather is favorable and enjoyable.
-Sunscreen and lotion
-Sunglasses and hats
-Snacks and chocolates
-Fishing Equipment (fishing rod, fishing lures, etc.)
-Dry bag for personal use
-Extra pair of sandals/ slippers
-Other items necessary for personal use
If you are into fishing and confused about how and where to go, then we are here for you! JRN Treks will make all the necessary arrangements for you.