Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake Trekking 16 days


Trip Type:
Tea House

Grade:
Moderate

Altitude:
3,710 m

Trek Duration:
09 days

Walk Per Day:
5 – 6 hours

Season:
Feb - May, Sep - Nov
  • Overview
  • Itinerary

Rara Lake the largest lake in Nepal at an altitude of 2985 mt./9,790 ft. is surrounded by Rara National Park is one of the best destinations for trekking in western Nepal. The National Park, is noted for its wild grandeur that includes blue sheep and snow leopards.

We fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla to start the trek. An important trading route to Tibet lies on route and sheep and goats being used as pack animals is seen frequently. We cross Churchi lekh covered in snow in spring, before reaching Rara lake. Here, we spend a day or two exploring the lake before heading south to Jumla from where we fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj. This trek can be combined with wildlife in Bardiya National Park and Tharu culture in the far west.

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour

Day 03: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

Day 04: Nepalgunj to Jumla (2370m)

Day 05: Jumla to Danphe Langa (3500m)

Day 06: Danphe Lagna to Chautha (2770m)

Day 07: Chauta to Dhotu (2380m)

Day 08: Dhotu to Rara Lake (2980m)

Day 09: Acclimatization in Rara Lake

Day 10: Rara Lake to Gorosingha (3190m)

Day 11: Gorosingha to Sinja (2440m)

Day 12: Sinja to Jaljala Chaur (3270m)

Day 13: Jaljal Chaur to Jumla (2370m)

Day 14: Jumla to Nepalgunj

Day 15: Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

Day 16: Departure Day

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