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Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake Trekking - 14 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Hotel/Tented Camp
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Flight

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu sightseeing tour with an experience tour guide ( Durbar square, Swyambhunath, Boddhanath and Pasupatinath Temple)
  • Beautiful scenic flight to Nepalgunj to Jumla (2340m)
  • Lead by our experience Trekking guide.
  • Nepali local cuisine and food.
  • Visit Largest lake Rara, Gorasian and Sinja.
  • Exploring about culture, people, monuments, tradition, flora and fauna.

Trip Overview of Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake Trekking is a mesmerizing Trekking in Nepal that takes you to the remote and reclusive region of Karnali in the Himalayan country. Rara Lake Trekking is situated at the North West of Kathmandu in the isolated area of Karnali. If you seem to be fond of wilderness and prefer loneliness trek then you are perfect one to involve in a unique path of trekking in Rara Lake. Rara Lake Trekking is an idyllic experience that takes you close to nature as you will witness the Rara Lake lying quietly amidst the lap of nature and Himalayas. The trail winds up along wonderful regions of remote Karnali as you will have quick look at the people from different ethnicity and culture. Rara Lake is the largest lake of Nepal and it is a sought after destination for the adventure seekers who visit this country. The grade of Rara Lake Trekking is strenuous where maximum altitude attained is 3,710 meters.

The lucid and elevated height lake of Rara, which reflects the snowfall top of the Himalayas, is circled through black juniper forest, the blue pine, and Himalayan cypress. Lake Rara is admired for its peacefulness and serene location. In summer, the rainfall is less and hence it is the best time for trekking. Where as in the winter, there is heavy snowfall on the crest nearby the lake and in the autumn season trekkers are satisfied by means of abundance alpine flora.

The starting point for Rara Lake Trekking is Nepalgunj. Geographically, Rara Lake is 5 km in length and 2 km broad and is the largest lake of Nepal. Similarly, Rara National Park is one of the finest places in Nepal to perceive wild animals like Musk Deer, Leopards, Ghorals, Himalayan black beer and other endangered animals just like red panda. This is known as a park for birds’ paradise so most of the birds’ lovers too visit this destination as many birds migrate here. Rara Lake Trekking as a holiday to Nepal will be your most memorable trek throughout your life.

Additional Information
The best season for this Rara Lake Trek is September to November and March to May. We offer 13 days Rara Lake trekking for fun seekers with arrival and departure date from Nepal. The itinerary is design by our experience staff. We will provide proper instruction and guidelines by our experienced crew, authentic information and other required essentials while making your memorable trip of Rara Lake Trekking with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition. Tourist Link Treks also have fixed departure date for 2021 and 2022.


As soon as you arrive to Tribhuvan Internatiuonal Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by our representative staff very warmly and from there you will be transferred into the hotel where you will discuss about the itinerary in detail. Overnight stay in a hotel.

Kathmandu valley includes several Hindu temples including of Pashupatinath, listed by UNESCO in World Heritage Sites and the largest Buddhist Stupa in Boudhanath. You can also visit the Monkey Temple Swyambhunath, built in 2000 years old and visit Patan, city of fine arts. Overnight stay in a guest house.

From Kathmandu you will take a flight to Nepaljung on the third morning. Landing at the Airport, you will have some rest at the guesthouse and having something you can explore the surrounding areas. You will surely encounter the differences in your stay in Kathmandu and Nepaljung. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

On the 4th day again you will take another flight to Jumla from Nepaljung. Jumla is known for cultivating paddy. From Jumla you will carry on the trek towards the western part that is Padmara. Padmara is followed with two trails one is Gumgarhi and next one is Rara. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

On the 5th day you will move to Bumra but mostly you will carry on away from Padmara, by growing all along towards the north side of Ghurseni watercourse. You will go away the final fields at 3048 m and mount to the initial pass, Khali Langa, 4 km from Padmara. Then, again you will be lead to the foot bridge and come down North for one hour all the way through intense forests to arrive a bridge positioned at 2743m. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

On the following day you will arrive to Pine from Bumra by passing the brook by a log bridge as of the west part to ascend Chautha (3100m). Following an hour the valley unlock out into a pleasing pasture. You will maintain to the left stream awaiting a western tributary stick together it. Previous to getting Ghurchi Lagna, you will ascend up the fine gully on the north east grade and go round the north crossways a sequence of urging to turn up at Pine (2430m). Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Rara Lake (3040m) is just 8 km west of Pine which is a short and pleasant trek with fine views to the North. Again you will pass the bridge and ascend to the hamlet of Jhari for about 700 m to arrive a low saddle in 2 hours. Rara Lake, the largest lake is noticeable straight from the North of the lumber. Here, you have to come down towards the meadows on the south side of the lake. You will be hiking for 2 hours towards the western part of the lake. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

On the 8th day you will take some rest and explore the near surrounding of the Rara Lake as this lake was chosen as a National Park in 1975. It is strange to know the fact that it consumes 8 hours of walk encircling the lake. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

The trail keeps on progressing towards the south for next 200 m other than it is satisfying trail by way of distant outlook of the mountains. There is no surpass on this high ridge and the trail goes round to the south-east at an elevation of 3749m. The trail again moves downward by the east section of Chuchemara Danda. It is the sensible and vertical slide down to Ghorasain (3271m). Overnight stay in a tented camp.

From Ghorasain, nearby is a trail downward to the valley which uses nearly an hour throughout the forests to the pinnacle of the peak at 5351m. The trail afterward goes round south-east over the tall countryside of Lumas. There are superior observations to the south all along the Sinja valley. The trail takes a downward to Okharpati village on a far above the ground shelf to Mindrabali Gad. The slide down from Okharpati to Sinja takes away less than 2 hours. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

Today you will follow the south bank by climbing up the edge (2865m) momentarily and again climbing down to the identical brook one more time. The trail fit tightly to the south side of the stream, the entire mode for an additional 9 km. The nature of the trail is twirls and rolls all along the stream however it is a nice trail amidst wooded area wilderness. Lastly, the trail moves downward along the east all along the stream and crossways new kilometers to Chere Chaur (2987m). Overnight at camp.

Chere Chaur is a charming Alpine grazing land anywhere flowers are in abundance all through the later summer. It offers finicky scenery of the Jumla town, the valley of Tila plus promoting than Chyakhure Lekh. The revisit to the town campsite is amusing tumble in deliberate stages. Overnight stay in a tented camp.

On this day you will take a flight to Nepaljung and from there again take a flight to Kathmandu. From the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu you will be taken into the hotel to have some rest. Overnight stay in a hotel.

This is the final day of your stay with us as per an itinerary. So, after checking out from the hotel you will then be transferred into the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu so that you can return your hometown or towards your desired destination.

What's included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • All domestic Airfare (Kathmandu - Nepaljung – Jumla - Kathmandu)
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide (English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work and permits (Restricted area permit, TIMS) please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Meal not specified in the “meal inclusions” in the above itinerary
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek except when in Nepaljung and Jumla
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip

Essential Information

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...

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