Rara Lake Trek

Trekking to Largest and Deepest Rara Lake of Nepal

Rara Lake is located at western part of Nepal and it is deepest and largest Lake of Nepal. The Lake is centre of Rara National Park and best destination for a trek in western Nepal. The trails are very much “off the beaten tracks” and afford sight of culture and scenery very different from those in the rest of Nepal. Rara is clear, high altitude lake ringed with pine, spruces and junipers forests and snowcapped Himalayan peak. In winter there is often snow on the ridges nearby the lake.  Mostly up and down hiking through forests and remote village leads to a high altitude lake bounded by trees. If you are a bird watcher or want something, close to wilderness knowledge. The treks begin from Daphne Lagna and end at Jaljala Chaur, Jumla.

Package Highlights

This is a first day trek maybe of your life and the trial pass through the small villages greetings and welcoming.

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  • Day 01: Kathmandu-1350m (D):
    Upon Arrival meet, assist and transfer to hotel and welcome drinks. Check-In hotel & trek briefing. Late afternoon at leisure time hike in Thamel, a well-liked tourist area in Kathmandu Valley and busy bazaar which offers a glimpse of Nepal's lively ethnic culture. Welcome dinner at evening in hotel.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu / Nepalgunj-150m (BLD):
    Early morning after having breakfast, transfers to domestic airport for short connect flight to Nepalgunj. It takes around 90 minutes fly on the sky. Upon arrival, Nepalgunj airport transfer to hotel. And check-in hotel and visit to the Nepalgunj bazaar at the leisure time. It is situated at the south-west Terai in the flat land of Nepal. It is a sub metropolitan Municipality on the Terai plain near the southern border of India and this is a famous bazaar of south-west Nepal. Here living mix ethnic group of Nepal and lifestyles. Lunch and dinner will be Nepalgunj and rest.
  • Day 03: Nepal Gunj / Jumla / Danphe Lagna-3130m (BLD):
    Early in the morning transfers to the Nepalgunj Airport for short connect flight to Jumla (about 30minutes). Upon arrived Jumla Airport exit from airport, hot drinks and introduce with trekking crews at simple restaurant. Jumla is the on the banks of famous Tila Khola at 2370m and is famous as the maximum rice growing area in the worlds.

    This is a first day trek maybe of your life and the trial pass through the small villages greetings and welcoming. We again altitude as we pass through Sisnmul. Entry large forests we soon make our way to a large horse and sheep grazing land. Then we head towards Danphe Lagna from Chere our trail will get steeper and on the way to Danphe Lagna we are bestow with the opportunities to view of Patrasi and Jagdula Himal. We downward gently through forest of spruces and rhododendron arrive to the Danphe Lagna. Overnight stay will be in the trekking camp.
  • Day 04: Danphe Lagna / Chautha-2770m (BLD):
    After breakfast we begin the second day trek to Chautha. We trek descend gently along the Taramara River and carry on to make a steep up to Bhara. Furthermore villages the trails make a twist into a big valley descend to the Chaura Khola, Overnight will be at the trekking camp, Chautha.
  • Day 05: Chautha / Dhotu-2550m (BLD):
    Breakfast and thirty minutes trek from Chautha, will reach at the fields of Chante Chaur (2940m). Trek continues ascend up to Bhulbhule, the national park entry point. You go ahead this point, the trail emerges into a huge tree less field and climb to an variety of Chorten, Cairns atop the Ghurchi Lagna-3450m. Here the trails now follow the do business route of Mugu through the Mandu valley and reach to a junction. Follow the direct rout Rara Lake then descends to the Jhyari Khola at (2400m). A stable walk from here takes us to small settlements of Dhotu. Upon reached camp site rest and evening dinner.
  • Day 06: Dhotu / Rara Lake-3060m (BLD):
    Today we cross a brook and ascending to Jyari, a striking grove of giant cedar. Trek continue goes up to through cede forest to a huge meadow a top at 3060m, descending a short distance from this field we at our destination Rara Lake. Rara Lake lies within the Rara National Park.
  • Day 07: Rest and Explore day at Rara Lake (BLD):
    Rara National Park is most scenic national park and its cover area of 106sq km. The Rara Lake (3062m) is the largest lake in the Nepal. It's almost 13km around the lake, and a day devoted to making this circuit is well spent. There are few park wardens-houses, and the remnant of the now deserted village of Rara and Chapra on the northern side of the Beauty Lake, but otherwise it is an isolate region where birds, flowers and wildlife thrive. Among the animals in the region are Himalayan bears, Himalayan Thar, and musk deers, red-panda and both rhesus and monkeys. The 170m deep lake has otters and fish and is an important sleeping place for move around, water-fowl. Chuchemara Danda at the elevation of 4087m is the magnificence point to get the superb views of the deep blue clear and highly forested as well as the snow-capped peaks around it and more 500 different kinds flower and herb including rhododendron, the national-flower, black Junipers, oaks, west Himalayan spruce and Himalayan cypress are found here. Today, we will spend a whole day being part of the natural world. Overnight will be at trekking camp.
  • Day 08: Rara Lake / Gorosingha-3190m (BLD):
    At morning breakfast trek to Gorosingha, today we return to the Jumla via different route then we will make a circle of journey. We cross the Khatyar Khola at the western end of Rara Lake and trek to Majhghatta about fifteen minutes. The trail passes through the Ghatta Valley and head towards Gorosingha. It will take around five hours to reach to Gorosingha from Rara Lake. We will select the campsite at Gorosingha because there are several perfect campsite and overnight.
  • Day 09: Gorosingha / Sinja-2440m (BLD):
    Breakfast and hike towards Sinja from Gorosingha. It will take around five and half hour's scenic hike to downstream to Sinja. Then short walk down the fertile land of village, of Sinja, on the banks of the Sinja Khola and overnight at camp site at Sinja.
  • Day 10: Sinja / Jaljala Chaur-3270m (BLD):
    Morning breakfast and after crossing the Sinja Khola on a wooden bridge, start a trek up Dhobi Khola. After passing through small village and then, the trek will carry on and cross the suspension bridge. And trek through forests of pine, birches and oaks, will direct to camp site at Jaljala Chaur upon reached rest and relax.
  • Day 11: Jaljala Chaur / Jumla-2370m (BLD):
    Breakfast and ascending through forest to another field below the edge at 3510m then we descend to Jumla. The trail passes through the school at Ghurumurti and campus and lastly you encounter your Trekking to Largest and Deepest Rara Lake. Enjoy the last dinner of trekking camp and overnight at camp in Jumla.
  • Day 12: Jumla / Nepalgunj / Kathmandu-1350m (BLD):
    Early breakfast and transfer to Jumla Ariport for short connect flight to Kathmandu for transit point of Nepalgunj. Upon arrival Kathmandu airport, transfer the hotel and check-in. Rest and relax in hotel. And dinner will be at evening.
  • Day 13: Kathmandu:
    Morning breakfast and drive to UNESCO World Heritage Site; Kathmandu Durbar Square; it is called a historical palace in Nepal. And you can observation beautiful art of stone and wooden around the complex of palace. Luckily, we can see a glimpse of the famous Kumari; she is one of the living Goddess of the Worlds'. Here, you will see Nepalese style Temples (Pagoda and Shikhara styles), palace, courtyard etc. It was built start from 12th and completed in 18th century and ruled by Malla Kings till first Shah Dynasty.

    Bouddhanath Stupa, it is located around 11km northern side of Kathmandu. The Stupa huge Mandala makes it is one of the biggest round Stupa in Nepal. It was built in the 5ht century, is 36 meters high from the ground and presents one of the most charming specimen of Stupa design with hundreds of prayer wheels, and 108 small images of Buddha all around. Many monasteries are nearby this area. Lunch will be in Nepali restaurant of city. At leisure time, walk around the Thamel for last minute delightful shopping. Enjoy your last minutes delightful shopping. Enjoy farewell dinner by Eco Venture Treks traditional Nepalese cuisine with cultural performance.
  • Day 14: Kathmandu /Departure:
    After breakfast check-out hotel and transfer to Kathmandu Airport for departure.

Service Include(s)

  • All private A/C transportation (Arrival to departure),
  • Domestic air fare (Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Jumla-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu),
  • Accommodation (Kathmandu, Trekking Camp in Tent),
  • English speaking trekking / tour guide / assistant guide
  • Porters / kitchen staffs / trekking cook,
  • Insurance for trekking crews,
  • Sleeping bag with fleece liner,
  • Trek permit, TIMs Card, national park fees and entrance fees,
  • 1 trekking Map per trekker

Service Exclude(s)

  • Nepal Visa (Apply Upon Arrival),
  • Travel Insurances,
  • All alcoholic and other beverages,
  • Personal and trek expenses (including hot shower, drinking water, battery charging)
  • Liabilities of loss, theft and damages,
  • Tips.
Abbreviation: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner



Contact us

  • Dhruba Thakuri
  • Basundhara -3, Maharajgunj ,Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Mobile: +977- 9851108201
  • Telephone: +977-1- 4362827
  • Email: thakuridhruba@gmail.com

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