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Lure & Fly Fishing | IT Lake Monster | Thailand  

Tour code: THA002  
Overview

Thailand is an amazing place and with all the different species of fish that live there, we thought it was time to offer them to you. We have access to the one and only Predator Lake, which offers anglers the chance to do battle with such a fish as Arapaima and the famous Redtail Catfish that grow to gigantic sizes. This is truly the way to see Thailand.

For those of you who have not yet heard about this lake, it is located 2 hours drive from Bangkok. The water is around 5 acres with grass banks all round, which offers awesome fishing for numerous Thai native and non-native predator species, either by lure or fly fishing. A big population of Arapaima up to 180 kg inhabits the lake.

As your holiday starts and ends in Bangkok, we have included your first and last day fishing for Giant Catfish at Bung Sam Lan Lake, which is a great way to start and end your stay. The Mekong Giant Catfish in Bung Sam Lan originates from The Mekong River, hence, the name. They are known as the real giants of the Catfish world.

On the complex there is a central covered area, which provides a welcome break from the sun and is where you can purchase cold drinks and food. This lake is strictly open for lure and fly-fishing only, as generally live or dead bait fishing is prohibited. However, we have made a special exclusive agreement with the lake’s owner, so if you fancy a change, starting 2.00 PM to 7.30 PM, our clients are allowed to fish free lining or bottom fishing using live or dead bait.

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Accommodation
Citichic Hotel

The Citichic Hotel is located in the heart of Bangkok’s downtown area and benefits from all the amenities that you would need such as major banks, shopping centres, embassies and the very popular entertainment areas. From this hotel you can access all the major road ways and the ultra modern sky train, which is linked to the underground to make getting around this wonderfully colourful city.

The Citichich hotel has been designed in such a way, that it tickles all your senses from the modern décor to the lush comfortable rooms. All furnishes are to a very high standard, but still remaining very contemporary.

This hotel prides itself on making their guests stay as enjoyable as possible and as easy as possible. With their ultra modern entertainment packages in each room, where you have a large LCD Tv and high speed WIFI, you can stay in touch with the outside world.

Whilst on your stay at this luxury hotel, why not try out their rooftop swimming pool, where you will get stunning views of Bangkok’s skyline, whilst sipping a cocktail or two or simply enjoying one of the chefs specialties.

Board: Bed & breakfast
Rooms: Single and double rooms
Telephone: In room
Internet: Free WiFi
Laundry: Chargeable
Power: 220 volt
Air Conditioning: Throughout hotel
Meals: Restaurant
Alcohol: Chargeable
Shop: Gift shop
Cards Accepted: Credit & debit cards
Cash Accepted: Thai Bhat
Species Information
Arapaima
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 40LB to 300LB
Average Weight: 80LB
Alligator Gar
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 5LB to 32LB
Average Weight: 12LB
Arawana
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 1LB to 10LB
Average Weight: 3LB
Red Tailed Catfish
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 5LB to 85LB
Average Weight: 25LB
Barramundi
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 9LB to 40LB
Average Weight: 15LB
Big Head Carp
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 3LB to 40LB
Average Weight: 16LB
Black Pacu
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 4LB to 55LB
Average Weight: 10LB
Chao Phraya Catfish
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 10LB to 110LB
Average Weight: 25LB
Common Carp
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 5LB to 30LB
Average Weight: 17LB
Red Tail Amazon Catfish
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 10LB to 70LB
Average Weight: 22LB
Giant Snakehead
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 5LB to 17LB
Average Weight: 9LB
Tiger Catfish
Season: All Year
Peak: All Year
Weight: 4LB to 42LB
Average Weight: 10LB
Suggested Itinerary

The below itinerary is only a suggested one, as we have daily flights departing from the UK, therefore should you wish to extend your stay with either more fishing days or free days, the itinerary below can be tailored to suit.

DAY 1:

Depart UK (alternative routes available)

DAY 2:

Arrive Bangkok

On arrival our VIP Service will be waiting holding a sign with the lead bookers name on.

They will then assist you in immigration and escort you through the fast track. You will then be escorted to your transfer.

Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B

DAY 3: Fishing Day.

Pick up for private transfer to Bung Sam Lan boarded lake. Daytime accommodation in one of the private Thai style huts.

Return transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B

DAY 4: Fishing Day.

Early morning transfer in a well appointed air-conditioned vehicle.

Once you arrive at the lake, you and our guides can start fishing.

Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B

DAYS 5 & 6: Fishing Days.

Depart at 6;30 am for your 3 days fishing at Predator Lake. Stopping for evening meal after each fishing session.

Overnight accommodation: Riverside Hotel B/B

DAY 7: Fishing Days.

After breakfast, depart to the lake for a full days predator fishing at the Predator lake, again stopping for evening meal.

After your meal you will then be transferred back to Bangkok to the hotel.

Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B

DAY 8: Fishing Day.

Breakfast is served at the hotel from 6 AM. Pick up for private transfer to Bung Sam Lan boarded lake.

Daytime accommodation in one of the private Thai style huts with your own large fishing pontoon.

Return transfer back to your hotel.

Overnight accommodation: Citichic Hotel Bangkok B/B

DAY 9:

Free day to relax and explore. Depending on your flight time, you will be picked up from your hotel and transferred back to Bangkok International Airport.

DAY 10:

Depart Bangkok

Arrive UK

Dates & Prices

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Price Match Promise

We are so confident that our packaged prices are the best available and offer great value for money.

If, however, you find an identical holiday available with any other fully bonded Tour Operator at a lower price, we will match that price.

Price Notes

Prices are based on two adults sharing transfers, fishing and two adults in a twin room for accommodation (unless otherwise stated) and are correct at the time of going to press. Subject to time of year or date and currency fluctuations, these prices may fluctuate slightly due to flight price increases or fuel surcharge.

ATOL
Holidays or flights booked with Sportquest Holidays Limited are protected by the Civil Aviation Authority by our ATOL bond (Number 6371). ATOL protects you from losing your money or being stranded abroad. It does this by carrying out financial checks on the firms it licenses and requiring a guarantee, called a bond.

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What's Included & Excluded
Included
  • All international flights
  • Airport private transfers
  • Accommodation at Bangkok B/B
  • Accommodation at Riverside Hotel B/B
  • 2 days use of Thai style hut on Bung Sam Lan boarded lakes
  • 4 days fishing with private guide at Predator Lake
  • All required fishing permits
  • All fishing tackle provided rods, reels etc.
  • All required baits and rigs
  • Full assistance from an English speaking Guide
Excluded
  • Personal holiday insurance
  • Personal items
  • Food and drinks while at Lakes or hotel
  • Tips for guides and all resort staff
Options

Flight upgrades
Additional nights in Bangkok

Tour Notes

Visa

No visa for UK citizens required.

Your passport should have six months validity remaining after your intended date of departure from your travel destination.

Other EU nationals should contact us for more information. Nationals of all other countries should contact their local embassy or consulate.

Medical Requirements

There are no vaccination requirements for visiting Thailand, though we would recommend that you have valid vaccination protection for Tetanus, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Polio and Typhoid. Recommended vaccinations and other health protection measures vary according to the country you are visiting and can change periodically. You must consult your GP on current vaccinations needed for your destination.

Please Note

All details of visa and medical requirements are correct at time of press however please check these requirements for changes.

Departure tax

There are no additional airport departure taxes when leaving Thailand as this is now included in your flight ticket.

Flight Route & Flight Time

UK – Bangkok (approx 11 hours)

Baggage Allowance

Your actual allowance is based on both which airline you are flying with and also what class of seat you are travelling in. Normally in economy it is 1 checked bag, Premium Economy / Business 2 checked bags, First 3 checked bags. In addition to your checked bags you are also allowed 1 cabin bag and either 1-laptop bag or ladies handbag. The actual size and weight limit for bags is dependent on the airline. We therefore recommend that once your flights are booked you check on the airlines website for the up to date allowances.

If your itinerary includes private light aircraft or helicopter flights, we will advise you on your baggage and weight allowance.

Transfer Time

Bangkok airport – Bangkok Central Hotels (approx 45 mins)
Bangkok – Bung Sam Lan (approx 1 hr)
Bangkok – Predator Lake (approx 2 hrs)

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