Dip into the beautiful panorama created by the large 10.8 square kilometres lake and the high surrounding hills. With its location inside the smallest National Park of Nepal, this trekking offers the glimpses of natural scenery. Further, it has views of the alpine coniferous vegetation and a wide range of wild animals. Get ready to catch glimpses of the 16 endemic florals and 3 endemic fish species. Moreover, Rara is home to the migrating birds, so keep your eyes out at times.

This most incredible and fascinating 15 days trek in the Himalayan region of Nepal begins with a city tour in the ancient city of Kathmandu. You will be visiting the UNESCO world heritage site for the first day followed by an hour flight to Nepaljung and then to Jumla. During your journey to this fascinating and sacred place, you will not only see the snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, forest and exotic animals. Going trekking on the place lets you witness and experience the rustic life of the local inhabitants who call this remote land their home.

Travel to the Rara region to experience one of the best off the beaten tracks of Nepal. Through the forest of pine and juniper, traverse into the Rara National Park and enjoy the biggest lake of Nepal. Also, the Rara trek will have you explore the life of the Thakur people, their lifestyle, culture, and tradition.

Join us on this 15 days trek to the western part of country the experience the beauty of nature and make memory to cherish for lifetime. Summer, Spring, and Autumn seasons are the best times to visit Rara. But, in the Winter, the temperature drops below the freezing point making it difficult to even arrive at the lake. The fitness level required for the trekking in this region is decent with an average of 5-6 hours walk per day. Contact us in case of any professional expertise and a tailored trip.

Highlights of Rara Lake Trekking

  • Exploring tranquil Rara Lake,
  • stunning Himalayan panorama,
  • authentic villages and culture,
  • several species of rhododendrons,
  • Blue pine, herbs, marshlands, and tussock grasslands inhabit the area surrounding the lake.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu:
  • Day 02: Preparation and Sightseeing Tour of Kathmandu:
  • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj:
  • Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla:
  • Day 05: Trek from Jumla to Chere Chaur:
  • Day 06: Chere Chaur to Chalachaur:
  • Day 07: Chalachaur to Sinja Valley:
  • Day 08: Trek from Sinja to Ghorosingha:
  • Day 09: Trek from Ghorosingha to Rara Lake:
  • Day 10: Explore Rara Lake:
  • Day 11: Trek from Rara Lake to Pina:
  • Day 12: Trek from Pina to Bumra:
  • Day 13: Trek from Bumra to Jumla:
  • Day 14: Fly to Nepalgunj,and then fly to Kathmandu:
  • Day 15: Transfer to international airport for your final connecting flight home:

Cost Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Three-night accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu
  • Surface transfer to and from Pokhara by tourist bus then by private car to and from Nayapul.
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge accommodation during the trek
  • Kathmandu city tours, tour guide, and private transportation
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff
  • Himalayan Scenery trekking map, Trekking T-shirt and duffel bag for trekking
  • Trekking map/ Trekking T-Shirt, and trip achievement certificate
  • First aid medical kit, Oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
  • ACAP Permit & TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Worst case, help with all rescue and evacuation arrangements.
  • Government taxes & office service charge

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa. You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photos.
  • Snacks /Drinks and other personal expenses
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • WiFi internet and phone call unless it’s free.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Key Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Transportation: By Air
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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