Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake Trekking

16 Days

Explore the most beautiful Rara Lake, snow capped stunning Himalayan panorama, typical traditional village and people with their way of life, trans-himalayan valley with high ridges covered with forest and alpine pastures.

Rara Lake lie on the remote Karnali zone in the north – west of Nepal. The region is made up of long ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures enclosing high valleys. Summer rainfall is low, but winter snow can be heavy and persistent. Since the region is fairly high and free from monsoon thunder storms, the summer season is ideal for trekking. Winters are cold, but in the autumn season, trekking is rewarded with a profusion of alpine flowers.

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Trip highlights

Explore the most beautiful Rara Lake, snow capped stunning Himalayan panorama, typical traditional village and people with their way of life, trans-himalayan valley with high ridges covered with forest and alpine pastures.

Rara Lake lie on the remote Karnali zone in the north – west of Nepal. The region is made up of long ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures enclosing high valleys. Summer rainfall is low, but winter snow can be heavy and persistent. Since the region is fairly high and free from monsoon thunder storms, the summer season is ideal for trekking. Winters are cold, but in the autumn season, trekking is rewarded with a profusion of alpine flowers.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 15-30 days
  • Group Size: 2
  • Trip Seasons: Spring & Autumn.
  • Price: $500 - $1500

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Day by Day

  • Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu

    • Arrival in Kathmandu. Assistance upon arrival transfer to the Hotel. Evening Welcome Dinner at Nepali restaurant called Bhojan Griha.
  • Day 2 Kathmandu

    • Visit world heritage sites, Patan and Bhaktapur. Wander thorough narrow streets of Bhaktapur, experiencing local people walking around temples and street vendors selling daily stuff.
  • Day 3 Kathmandu to Nepalgunj

    • Take a flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. O/N at Nepalgunj.
  • Day 4 Nepalgunj to Jumla (2370m)

  • Day 5 Jumla to Danphe Langa (3500m)

    • Following the main street of Jumla, passing the red-roofed hospital, the wide level trail leads to the college building and passes a collection of western-style houses. After a long climb the trail passes through Sisnamul (2830m) entering a forest of big trees to Chere (3010m) which is a large horse and sheep pasture. From Chere the trail becomes steeper and climbs through meadows to Danphe Lagna offering the views of Patrasi Himal (6860m) and Jagdula Himal (5785m). The trail descends gently through a forest of spruces, birches and rhododendron and reaches Danphe Lagna. O/N at Danphe Lagna.
  • Day 6 Danphe Lagna to Chautha (2770m)

    • Descending steeply through the forest of firs, birches, walnuts and bamboo the trail comes to Hiran Duski (2840m) and then Sinja Khola. Crossing the bridge the trail follows to Nyawre (2660m). From here the trail leaves the river and starts climbing to Kabra. The steep climb proceeds to Bhara (2920m) which is a classical Tibetan village and descends to the village of Chautha.O/N at Chautha.
  • Day 7 Chauta to Dhotu (2380m)

    • The trail follows the uphill way crossing some fields at Chante Chaur (2940m) and climbs to Bhulbule, the Rara National park entrance station (3130m). From here, climbing gently you get to Ghurchi Lagna (3450m). From here you can observe views of Mugue Karnali River and the snowy peaks bordering Tibet. Then the trail descends through a spruce forest leading to Pina (2400m). Following the direct trail to Rara Lake through pine forest passing Jhyari Khola at 2400m you reach to the small settlement of Dhotu. O/N at Dhotu.
  • Day 8 Dhotu to Rara Lake (2980m)

    • Crossing a stream and making a steep climb to the village through a cedar forest to a huge meadow you can see excellent views of Rara Lake. Descending a short distance you reach Rara Lake. O/N at Rara Lake.
  • Day 9 Acclimatization in Rara Lake

    • After having breakfast you can visit all around Rara Lake which is almost 13km. In Rara Lake there found otters and different kinds of fish. This region is full of birds, flowers and wild animals. O/N at Rara Lake.
  • Day 10 Rara Lake to Gorosingha (3190m)

    • From Rara Lake the trail follows the Khatyar Khola to Majhghatta and climbing through the forest of pines, spruce and rhododendron you reach the meadow to a ridge at 3660m. On the ridge is Churchi Mara (3710m) from where you see excellent views of the western Himalaya. From here the trail drops into Ghatta valley then heads towards Gorosingha. O/N at Gorosingha.
  • Day 11 Gorosingha to Sinja (2440m)

    • The trail leads down the Ghatta valley and then follows the Sinja Khola. After walking down the fertile valley through a heavily populated region of Brahman and Chhetri villages you can reach Sinja on the bank of Sinja Khola. O/N at Sinja.
  • Day 12 Sinja to Jaljala Chaur (3270m)

    • The trail crosses the Sinja Khola passing a few small villages through the forest of pines, birches and oaks and then climbs steeply to Jaljala Chaur. O/N at Jaljala Chaur.
  • Day 13 Jaljal Chaur to Jumla (2370m)

    • Climbing through the forest and descending to a few houses you will get to Chauri Khola (3090m). From here descending sometime and passing the school at Ghurumati t you come to Jumla. O/N at Jumla.
  • Day 14 Jumla to Nepalgunj

    • Fly back to Nepalgunj. O/N Nepalgunj
  • Day 15 Nepalgunj to Kathmandu

    • Fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 16 Final Departure

    • Airport transfer for final departure to onward destination.

Trip Info

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in Hotel Shangrila or similiar hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • Lunch, dinner with hot beverage, tented camp on treks.
  • Rara National park permit fee. Airfares from Kathmandu - Nepalganj - Jumla and back.
  • English speaking guide. Highly experienced staffs (Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen boy, Porters etc.) Staffs food, clothing, salary.
  • Staffs insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant. Warm sleeping bags and down jackets.

TRIP EXCLUDES:

  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Special trekking permit.
  • Bar bill.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

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