Rara Lake Trek

The clear, high altitude lake of Rara, which mirrors the snow capped Himalayas is ringed with pine, spruce and juniper forest.

Trip Introduction

A journey to Rara Lake (Mugu district) is the most incredible and fascinating treks in all the Himalayan ranges. The remote area of Karnali on the northwest of Kathmandu valley is highlighted by Rara National Park, Nepal’s smallest, yet the most scenic national park, that covers an area of 106 sq. km. Rara lake trek has extended its popularity among travelers since a few years leading huge visitors to reach that region in search of a new, heavenly place on Earth. The blue- green shade of the deep flowing water of Rara Lake truly offers peace, patience and positivity to every soul who gets there.

The clear, Rara Lake of Nepal, reflects the mirror image of the snow- capped mountains ringed with Blue Pine, West Himalayan Spruce and Black  Juniper forest. The beautiful lake, with a great view of forests and mountains, is also regarded as a popular serenity pilgrimage for Nepalese. Solitude and wilderness around the native lifestyle lets you witness the enchanted, flavorful and colored combination of natural and human aspects of Nepal. The trip to Rara lake commences from the capital city, Kathmandu.

Rara Lake or Mahendra Daha, the biggest and the deepest lake of Nepal is proudly known as the Queen of Lakes. More to Rara Lake, the Rara National Park is the shelter to more than 50 species of unique birds and animals such as red panda, musk deer, leopard cat, grey wolf, Himalayan black deer, etc. The richness in folk songs, protection of wildlife and preservation of local beauty entices the hearts of all, and makes them believe that the trek to Rara Lake is an opportunity of a lifetime.

Feasibility for Rara Lake Trek:

Seasons: Fall, Spring (September, October, November, March, April, May)

Fitness: Fair level of fitness, accompanied by some exercises couple of months prior the trip.

Difficulties? : Mild risk of Altitude Sickness, proper rest and medication required.

Day 1:Arrive kathmandu

Day 2:Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour and preparation for Rara Lake trek.

Day 3:Fly Katmandu to Nepalgunj then transfer to hotel, 55 Mins flight

Day 4:Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla (2370m), 30 Mins

Day 5:Trek Jumla to Danphe Langa (3130m).

Day 6:Trek Danphe Langa to Chautha (2770m).

Day 7:Trek Chautha to Dhotu (2380m).

Day 8:Trek Dhotu to Rara Lake (3040m).

Day 9:Explore rara lake and around.

Day 10:Trek Rara Lake to Ghorasingha (3190m).

Day 11:Trek Ghorasingha to Sinja (2440m).

Day 12:Trek Sinja to Jaljala (3270m).

Day 13:Trek Jaljala to Jumla.

Day 14:Fly Jumla to Nepalgunj and fly back to Kathmandu

Day 15:Departure


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Included in the Cost


  • Pickups and drops
  • 3* property accommodation in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
  • All meals during the trek and Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • All Sightseeing on Private Vehicle
  • Guided City tour of Kathmandu valley
  • Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Jumla by domestic flight
  • Jumla – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu by domestic flight
  • Staff Cost including Air ticket, Food, Accommodation, Salary, Equipment and Insurance
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Licensed, English speaking guide
  • One Porter shared between two trekkers
  • All Entrance fees
  • Holiday In Nepal T-Shirt


Not Included in the Cost


  • Nepalese visa fees
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in case of early return from trek(due to any reason)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Tips


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