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.

NOTE: It is recommended that you should arrive in Kathmandu a day earlier before you start your trek (if you do not have a day tour of Kathmandu scheduled). And If you have scheduled Kathmandu day tour you should arrive two days prior from the actual day from trekking.

If you are able to arrive a day earlier, it will be best for you as you will get some time to rest, know about the trekking you are doing, get info about the trekking routes, and you get time to buy trekking equipment if necessary. Similarly, if you can manage a day or two after trekking. In case of any flight delay from Lukla to Kathmandu due to different circumstances you will have lower chance of missing your international flights. Adding some extra days beside actual trekking days will help you enjoy your trip to Nepal to the fullest without having to worry about any preparations, any flight delays, and missing international flights.

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

Note

In Himalayan Scenery Treks and Expedition, your safety precedes every other thing. As this adventure entrails travelling in the remote mountainous region, we are always at mercy of nature. During the trip, the factors such as whether, natural disaster or multitude of other factors which are beyond our control can subsequently bring the changes in the itinerary. Although all the itinerary we provide to you is guided and standard; please note that your team leader has the authority to alter or even drop the planed itinerary of any part if it is necessary due to safety concern. All the alternations or changes of the standard itinerary are made by the leader by taking into consideration the best interest of the whole group. We give our best effort to stick with the above-mentioned itinerary; however, in case of any unpredicted event which are beyond our control, you need to be flexible and take after the guideline as instructed by your leader.

Note that the company won’t be responsible for any result of alterations on itinerary’s or any delays due to resulting circumstances.

Trip Information

  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Activity Trekking
  • Max Person 02 - 12 Person
  • Accommodation Hotel + Lodges
  • Mx.Altitude 4260 Meter
  • Transportation: By Air
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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