Rara Lake Trek is an amazing journey to the queen of Lakes in Nepal that is located in the far western region in Nepal. The trek goes through the arid but the wonderful landscape of the remote countryside, including the Sinja valley that is the origin place of Nepali language. The trail is off-the-beaten and includes several passes to enter into the Rara National Park.
The trek begins from Jumla after a picturesque flight from Nepalgunj. The continuous trek through the arid, hilly slope and following the River, it takes you some of the spectacular valleys, like Sinja. Walking on the solitary path, you will be greeted by the uniquely chirping birds and the wild animals can be seen while walking. Danphe, the national bird, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, pine and juniper forest makes the Rara National Park a home of diverse flora and fauna. Rara Lake, the ultimate destination of this trek, is the biggest and deepest Lake in Nepal, which was described as the queen of Lakes and the heaven on earth. Spending an extra day around the Rara Lake, exploring its beauties, you can enjoy boating, horse riding, jungle walk, bird watching and many more. The trek uses a different trail to Jumla and fly back to Nepalgunj. As an option, you can also fly from the Talcha airport, which is about 3 hours walk from Rara Lake.
Reliance Trekking operates Rara Lake Trekking with professional guide, cost and itinerary. We recommend March to May and September to November as the best seasons for this trekking. Please, feel free to contact us for more details about the trek.
Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to the hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast included)
In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)
From Kathmandu, we fly to Nepalgunj that takes about an hour. This town is located close by the Indian border, which is the gateway of the quick transportation in Karnali zone. After a short rest in the hotel, visit the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Having breakfast at the hotel, we fly to Jumla, which lies in the Karnali zone in the heavily remote area of Nepal. It is famous for the apple orchard that is supplied in Nepal. It is amazing to take a rest and visit around the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Trekking from Jumla embarks after heading towards the gradual ascending trail following the bank of the Jugad River. The trek is amazing to walk through the unique landscape and some monasteries can be seen along the trail. We reach to Chere Chaur for overnight. Overnight at tented camp.
Having breakfast at the hotel/lodge in Jumla, we begin to trek crossing the JJaljala pass that heights 3580 meters altitude. The trail is pretty easy, but the landscape is almost arid that’s why Karnali is facing food shortage every year. We take a rest at Chala Chaur today. Overnight at tented camp.
Having breakfast at the campsite, the journey begins with a climb towards the historic valley of Nepal, known as the Sinja valley. This was the Khas Rajya and regarded the origin of the Nepali language. Overnight at tented camp.
The wonderful breakfast energizes us to follow the trail passing Laha village and heading through the trail beside the River. Crosiing the bridge and getting the unique scenery of the remotely located terraced hillside, we reach to Gorusinga and rest. Overnight at tented camp.
The journey from Gorusinga embarks after the breakfast that ascends towards the ridge of Chuchema hill. The excellent scenery of the Himalayas and the queen of Lakes can be seen. Passing through the Murma village, we encounter with the queen of Lakes-Rara. Overnight at tented camp.
This is an amazing day to enjoy exploring the Rara Lake. You can enjoy boating, horse riding, walking around and enjoy bird watching. The Himalayan views from the horizon peep you that offer the stunning scenery. Overnight at tented camp.
After having breakfast at Rara Lake, we begin to trek towards the Pina village. This magnificent trek leads us gradually to the district center, Gamgadhi. Taking pictures, we set out to further walk to Pina and rest. Overnight at tented camp.
Trekking from Pina, we begin to hike towards the uphill trail and reach to the Ghurchi Langa Pass of 3490 meters. The picturesque scenery of the Himalayas and countryside can be explored. Then we hike down towards the Bumra village, located at the junction of two streams. Overnight at tented camp.
Beginning the trek following the Hima River after the breakfast, we cross the River and walk through the downhill route. Enjoying the hot spring on the way helps to get relief from the muscle ache and avoids tiredness. After breakfast, we begin our final day hike along Hima River and cross suspension bridge. Crossing the Danphe Langa Pass of 3690 meters, we reach to Jumla and rest. Overnight at hotel/lodge.
A short and picturesque flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu concludes your Rara Lake Trek and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel (breakfast included).
On this day, our representative drops you at the airport for the final departure. Thank you very much for trekking with us. See you again.
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