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Rara Lake Trek - 15 Days

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Trek to Rara Lake:

Rara Lake trek in Mugu district takes you to the biggest and deep fresher water lake called Rara. The lake is surrounding by Rara National Park. Which is a home to different species of animals and birds and surrounding by flora and fauna. Fishes of the freshwater lake are also serves as a delicacy by the shops, hotels, and lodges. There is also an airport nearby just 4 km east of the lake. Which operates inwards flight from Nepalgunj to Rara.

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Besides the spectacular sunrise and sunset views, the vegetation encloses on the Rara Lake inapt for sightseeing, horse grazing, boating, the amphitheater of surrounding hills and snow-capped mountain peaks are breathtaking to the travelers and campers. To embark on the journey months from March to November are the favorable time of all seasons.

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The journey starts by arriving Kathmandu and mountain flight to Nepalgunj. The trekking routes are mostly to off beaten paths towards this high altitude lake. The hiking is in a solitude environment and wilderness of forests to behold to birds and wild animals for nature lovers towards the camp near the Rara Lake. The alpine flowers and trees, villages reside by Thakuri mallas and Tibetans. Villages of Ghorasaini, Sinja ridges and riverside trails to the meadow of forests the birds call in the wilderness is must-see while on a Rara Lake trek.

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The overnight at camps and hiking to surroundings of Rara Lake is a pleasure and while returning after overnight stay crossing Gharchi Lagna Pass and downhill to Jumla and flying back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj bring Rara Lake trek to close on a full swing. For travelers, they need to walk for long hours so they must have a good physical condition and have done some hiking before they take the Rara Lake trek to Nepal.


Biggest & deepest Lake in Nepal.

Spectacular view of sunrise & sunset view from Rara lake.

Rara Lake isapt for
sightseeing, horse grazing, boating, the ampitheatre of surrounding hills and snow
capped mountain peaks are breathtaking to the travellers.

The alpine flowers and trees, villages resided by Thakuri mallas and



Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

We pick you up at Tribhuvan International Airport and drop you at a 3-star hotel in

Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley and trek preparations

We visit UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu by our private vehicle. We

will start by visiting the Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath, also known as the

Monkey Temple. A panoramic view of Kathmandu city can be seen from the top of

Swayambhunath. We then visit the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, followed by a

visit to another Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath. You will find plenty of eateries in

Boudhanath to satiate your taste buds. Overnight at the Kathmandu.

Day 3
Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

We take a one hour flight to Nepalgunj one of the biggest cities in the region that

shares its southern border with India. You can visit around town in the evening.

Overnight at hotel in Nepalgunj.

Day 4
Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla

We fly from Nepalgunj and reach Jumla in 20 minutes where yours trekking trail

to the Rara Lake in Mugu district begins here.Overnight at Jumla.

Day 5
Trek to Cherechaur (3055m/4 hrs)

We follow the JugadKhola River uphill as we head towards ChereChaur. The river

bank trail passes towards several beautiful villages and reach Khalanga Bazaar

which is the busiest town. We stay overnight at Cherechaur.

Day 6
Trek to Chalachaur (2980m/4 hrs)

We begin early by ascending to the Jaljala Pass (3580m/11745ft). Beyond the pass

is the JaljalaChaur that descends down rapidly till we come to Chalachaur, the

Rara Lake Circuit. Overnight at Chalachaur.

Day 7
Trek to Sinja valley (2490m/6 hrs)

Following the embankments of Jaljhalakhola River we reach towards Sinja valley.

This was a prehistoric valley of Khasa around 13-14 century. Overnight at

teahouse in Sinja.

Day 8
Trek to Ghorosingha (3050m/ 4 hrs)

Following slopy patches alongside Hima River we reach the village of Laha. Then

walking to steeper trails along the Ghattekhola River we arrive at Ghorosingha

where we rest overnight.

Day 9
Trek to RaraLake (3010m/6 hrs)

Today the day has arrived exploring around the biggest and deepest lake of Nepal

Rara Lake. It lies at the lap of Himalayas people go for baoting to explore the

perimeter of this fresh water lake. Overnight at camp near Rara Lake

Day 10
Explore around RARA Lake (3010m)

Today is another day at Rara Lake you can see the horses grazing, fishermen,

passers by, boating, paraglyding at a certain charge in the premises of 6.11 square

miles of Rara Lake and visit Rara National park on a special permit. Overnight at

camp near Rara Lake.

Day 11
Trek to Pina via Jhari (2440m/5 hrs.)

After having relinquished over views of Rara Lake Today we descend gradually

downhill passing through district headquarter to reach Pina. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 12
Trek to Bumra (2850m/ 11 hrs)

Today we climb up Ghurchi Lagna Pass and alongside villages and down till we

arrive at Bumra. Overnight at teahouse in Bumra.

Day 13
Trek back to Jumla (2540m/6 hours)

We cross the Buma river and hotsprings of that area and again cross Danphe Lagna

Pass and get to Chere chaur otherside and move downhill to arrive at Jumla.

Overnight at hotel in Jumla.

Day 14
Fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

Today from Jumla airport we fly back to Nepalgunj. This takes only 20-25 minutes

again from Nepalgunj we board another flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at

Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15
Final Departure

Today we have come to the end of spectacular Rara Lake trek. Hope you enjoyed

your days in Nepal. After breakfast few hours before the scheduled flight our

representative will drop you to airport. Bye Bye!


  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Nepalgunj-Jumla)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English/German speaking and government-licensed trek leader and
  • assistant trek guide (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (Rara National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  • Accommodations


  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Except welcome & Farewell Dinner.
  • Additional stay before, during or after the set itinerary.
  • Charges at airports or other areas for excess luggage.
  • Alcohol, hot or cold drinks, bottled water, and other snacks.
  • Phone calls, internet, laundry, additional porters, and other personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance. (It is compulsory and covers emergency rescue andevacuation.)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Visa fees for entering Nepal.
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Other expenses not mentioned in “Included in cost” list

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Rara Lake Trek
From $ 2,644
per Adult

Trip Facts

  • Flight / Drive
  • Min 02 - Max. 10
  • 3050m.
  • 15 Days/ 14 Nights
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