Rara Lake Trek


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You need to be in average physical condition, able to walk up to a maximum of 5 hours a day on unpaved trails and track.

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Nothing can beat the experience of picturesque scenery and its tranquility of Rara Lake Trek, in whole Himalaya and probably on this planet; this is the trek that you might be dreaming for? So let View Nepal Treks plan this unique holiday for you around Nepal largest Rara Lake trek, certainly the best and enjoyable destination in a complete wilderness for more than a week adventure.

Major Highlights of Rara Lake Trek:

Starting with a smooth flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj city and then taking another short flight to Jumla the largest and headquarter town of Jumla district of Nepal Far North West Himalaya. The walk leads to old Malla kingdom period villages inhabited by Hindu Malla / Thakuri people with its interesting ancient culture.

Finally walk lead into Nepal largest Rara Lake trek an incredible place in the absolute wilderness surrounded by a coniferous forest of blue pine, black juniper, Himalayan spruce, oak, cypress, and other species. With a day here to enjoy and marvel at the beauty of Rara Lake, our journey heads back via an alternative route over the high ridge of Ghurchi Lagna pass at 3,460 m. From here downhill to Jumla where this magnificent Rara Lake adventure concludes with a flight back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

On arrival At Kathmandu international airport where View Nepal Trek staff will receive you with a transfer to your hotel around the hub of Kathmandu city, after checking in with refreshment View Nepal Trek guide join in for orientation and briefing regarding your stay in Nepal including Rara Lake trekking.

Meal

Dinner

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1400 m

Morning optional tour around Kathmandu at places of interest full of World Heritage Sites, the Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath (Little Tibet), Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) & monasteries, old Royal Palaces courtyard; after the tour back to the hotel for an afternoon flight to Nepal Far South West at Nepalgunj city. Nepalgunj located close to UP state of India border, during 50 mins flight excellent views of Mountains, at Nepalgunj in a nice hotel for the overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Lodge

Altitude

150 m

Starting with early breakfast and then connect the flight to Jumla, on reaching Jumla meet our trekking / camping staff, and then begin trek through this large and headquarter town of Jumla district, walk leads to a short climb past lovely farm villages to reach our first overnight stop at Charya Chaur a small farm village.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Lodge

Altitude

2,800 m

After a wonderful first overnight, start the morning with an uphill climb into rhododendron, birch and pine forest to reach a ridge top, this is a small pass called Jaljala Bhanjyang with views of Kanjiroba Himal. Continue to walk into wilderness starting with downhill for few hours to a summer pasture for overnight camp on a nice grassy field in the middle of nowhere.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,500 m

Morning walk on downhill path to Sinja area following Jaljala Khola (stream) then into dense pine forest leading to terraced farm village at Sinja (this was a former old kingdom during medieval Malla period), observe this ancient rundown temples and monuments, old sculptured stones, covered in thick moss and weeds. From here walk upstream to a small village of Ganj, and then continue to reach an interesting gorge and then reaching at Botan village for overnight halt.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,680 m

Today a short and half day walk of few hours to Ghorsain to reach at an entrance of Rara National Park. On leaving Sinja Khola following Ghatte Khola (stream) further north, then it leads to short climb to a wonderful valley around farm area with an interesting primitive water grinding mill. From here continue trek to reach Ghorrasain a small place for overnight stop, located on the outer rim of Rara National Park which has a small police post, afternoon free to explore this nice area or just relax and catch up with your dairy.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,190 m

Walk today leads to our destination at Rara Lake, morning walk starts with a climb to Chuchemara Danda at 4, 260 meters high, offering beautiful views of mountains and then heading downhill into the forest of bamboo and birch trees, crossing Khatyar Khola to reach our destination at Rara Lake for overnight stops.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,980 m

A perfect spot for rest and a free day to explore this marvelous surrounding area where western trekkers seldom visits, a climb to a wooden tower for best views of Rara Lake with beautiful rolling green hills and snowcapped peaks.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,000 m

After an enjoyable time at Rara Lake, return journey to Jumla leads taking a high route, starting the morning with a climb to a ridge called Jhyari a small farm village. From here follow Jhyari Bira Khola downstream and then cross Dhauligar Khola valley leading to our overnight stop at Pina, a nice small farm village with few moderate size houses serving as lodge, tea shops.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,580 m

Morning leading to a climb up into pristine woodland with fabulous views of mountains to reach at Ghurchi- Lagna pass, highest spot of this adventure the top festooned with Buddhist prayer flags. After a lovely time with views descend to a grassy meadow with walnut groves then walk into a narrow valley to Chauta village for an overnight stop with few simple lodge to stay if not in tents.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,460 m

After a pleasant time at Chauta village, morning walk follows Sinja khola to Bumra village leading past overhanging rock at Kamra, a source of important herbal medicinal mineral called Silaji. From here long downhill walk to Sinja Khola, walking past Nyawre village, with some refreshing stop, and then climb to Tharamara ridge top for overnight camp.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

3,270 m

Today last walk of this wonderful adventure as the path leads back at Jumla, starting the morning walk with a descend to a green valley lined with rhododendron, oaks and pines trees, on leaving the forest area back into fertile farm country with well tended fields. From here walk past few smal villages of Padmara and then following the same river for some time to reach at Jumla town for last overnight.

Meal

B-L-D

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

2,514 m

As per the flight time to Nepalgunj board on a small aircraft for a short flight to Nepalgunj, and then connect to another flight to Kathmandu on reaching Kathmandu transfer to respective hotels.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Tea House/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

A free leisure day in Kathmandu after a great wonderful journey to Rara Lake, on this day if interested book for the sightseeing tour around places of interest in Kathmandu-Bhaktapur or Patan with rest of the day free for individual activities and shopping souvenirs.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Altitude

1,400 m

Today, last day in Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Nepal Largest Lake Rara Trekking, as per your time for international flight, View Nepal staff transfer you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations.

Meal

Breakfast

Accomodation

Hotel

Altitude

1400 m

What is Included ?

    • All arrival and departure transportation airport / hotel / airport.
    • Three Star (Tourist Standard) hotel in Kathmandu with bed / breakfast basis.
    • A guide who can speak English and government licensed.
    • Porter (2 clients: 1 porter).
    • Food in Trekking (B-L-D).
    • Lodge accommodation during trekking.
    • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) card.
    • Necessary permit for restricted area.
    • Private transportation before and after trek as per the itinerary.
    • Flight ticket Kathmandu to Bhadrapur and Tumlingtar to Kathmandu. Trips briefing with full information and reconfirmation of international air tickets.
    • Service of trekking guide and porter daily wages-medical insurance, meals, and transportation allowance.
    • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
    • Note: We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.

What is Excluded?

    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Nepal Visa-International airfare-personal travel / medical insurance.
    • Emergency evacuation by any means of transportation including Heli services and personal medical kit.
    • Tips for guide and porter.
    • Early return from the trip due to personal / medical problem in this case clients should bear his / her own expenses on return from trek and in Kathmandu including expenses of accompanying guide / porters.

The given cost are per person and exclude international flights. Given below are the departure dates available for online booking. If the given date is not favorable then please contact us and we will happily customize your trip on dates more appropriate for you. We also organizes trips on small groups, so we recommend you to reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away. Hurry! The adventure awaits you.

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