Explore Rara Lake Trekking - 17 days

Rara Lake Trekking - Explore the biggest Lake of Nepal

Trip Facts

Max-Altitude 3,500m/11,480ft at Danphe Lagna Transportation Private Vehicle and Flight
Grade Adventurous Accommodation Hotel/Resort in Kathmandu & Tented Camps during Trekking
Meals Breakfast in Kathmandu, Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) During Trekking Best Season Spring (March, April, May) & Autumn (September, October & November)
Communication Sattelite Phone. also available Internet Access in some places Group Size Minimum 02 for private trip/ any size for group joining

Trip Highlights:

  • Explore Rara Lake Trekking contains the remote and mysterious land of Mugu and Jumla which is relatively less explored by foreign trekkers.
  • Rara Lake is Nepal’s largest lake with a circumference of approximately 13km. it is home to otters and the fish.
  • Explore the cultural villages combined with Buddhist, Hindu, Shamanism and ancient Bonpo religion.

Trip Introduction:

Rara Lake is widely popular as a biggest fresh water lake located in the Jumla and Mugu district of Nepal inside Rara National Park. Rara Lake stands in the altitude of 3,010m with maximum length- 5.1 km (3.2 mi), maximum width 2.7 km (1.7 mi), Surface area 1,061 ha (2,620 acres) and maximum depth 167 m (548 ft). Explore Rara Lake Trekking in Nepal is an amazing experience for unlimited panorama, beautiful mountains and unique opportunity in the less beaten and remote area of Nepal.

Explore Rara Lake Trekking 17 days adventure package trip with Adventure Mountain Nepal Trekking & Climbing team starts with short flights of Nepaljung and Jumla from Kathmandu. On the way, we can have best exploration of remote cultural villages, wild forests, enchanting lakes, tantalizing mountain scenery and many more attractions. The trek offers you to explore Nepal’s finest national park “Rara National Park” and beautiful Lake Rara. Inside the national park we can have chance to see Himalayan Goral, Leopard, Black Bear, Musk Deer and many other exotic animals.

Outline Itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude) and transfer to Hotel.
Accommodation:
Hotel or Resort as per your request.
Meal includes: Breakfast. In general we prefer BB plan for your stay in cities so you can choose varieties of tastes in different restaurants around the city.

Day 02: Guided tour around world’s Heritage sites of Kathmandu
Accommodation:
Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalganj (45 min flight)
Accommodation: Tea House available
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Fly Nepalgunj to Jumla (2,370m/7,773ft altitude)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek from Jumla to Uthugaon (2,530m/8,096ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek from Uthugaon to Danphe Lagna (3,500m/11,480ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek from Lagna to Chautha (2,770m/9,085ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek from Chautha to Dhotu (2,380m/7,806ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day.09: Trek from Dhotu to Rara Lake (2,980m/9,774ft altitude) (4-5 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Free exploration day at Rara Lake
Accommodation:
Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek from Rara Lake to Gorusingha (3,190m/12,824ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek from Gorusingha to Sinja (2,440m/8,003ft altitude) (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek from Sinja to Jaljala Chaur (3,270m/10,725ft altitude) (6-7 Hrs walk)
Accommodation:
Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14: Trek from Jaljala Chaur to Jumla (5-6 Hrs walk)
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 15: Fly from Jumla to Nepaljung and thyen fly to Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 16: Spare day. Free for personal activities or additional activities on request.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 17: Farewell, departure transfer to Tribhuwan International Airport.
Meal includes:
Breakfast

Remember: This itinerary outline can be easily changed as per your duration of stay, purpose of holiday and your preference. Cost of the package also depends upon Deluxe, Standard, Budget and your group size. You can easily feel free to CONTACT US any time for any queries.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft altitude)
Land at Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel or resort by our tour representative. Overnight stay in Kathmandu. Relax.
Accommodation: Hotel or Resort as per your preference.
Meal includes: Breakfast.

Day 02: Guided tour to Kathmandu’s World Heritage sites
Spend the day on the guided tour of Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the social and historical heart of Nepal. Visit its world’s heritage sites like Bauddhanath, the Tibetan Buddhist landmark, and Pashupatinath. Also, visit other world heritage sites- Swayambhunath, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and more. Additionally, meander through city bazaar to purchase some customary items of Nepal.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu to Nepalganj (45 min. flight)
Today we take 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, situated in Western Nepal. Nepalgunj is an intriguing Terai town that features the different culture of Nepal. In Nepalgunj, we visit the neighborhood market, villages, and mini-zoo.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 04: Flight: Nepalgunj to Juphal (2,475m/8,118ft altitude- 45 min. flight)
Today we again take a flight to Jhupal after breakfast. The town is flawlessly situated in the Himalayan foothills, with perspectives of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna crests to its north. A day at leisure.
Accommodation: Tea House
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 05: Trek: Jumla to Uthugaon (2,530m/8,096ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. trek)
We begin our trek through the Tila Khola River north bank and after that turn north via the Chaudhabise Khola. Pass through pine forests and fields. Then we will climb the Padmara valley. Our trail continues through the waterway until reaching the small Uthugaon village.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 06: Trek: Uthugaon to Danphe Lagna (3,500m/11,480ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. trek)
After breakfast, today we begin the trek going by the north bank of Tila Khola, and another little stream. We continue with the trail that goes through the river, fields and pine backwoods. Then the trek climbs to the Padmara Valley and gets more extreme as the trail continues. Along the Padmara valley, the gorge turns out to be narrower with vertical hills on the two sides as the trail climbs through the profound pines, firs, and spruces forest. We touch base in the last village of Padmara. Later, we proceed with the trek until achieving Danphe Langa.
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 07: Trek: Lagna to Chautha (2,770m/9,085ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. trek)
Today, the trail goes deep down, through woods of firs, walnuts, birches, and bamboo and somewhere in the range of a short level route the trail crisscrosses down to the Sinja Khola. After crossing it on a log bridge take after the waterway down to Nyawre. Afterward, we proceed with the genuine climb, going over a ridge within a side valley. Then the steep ascend proceeds for some time and the trail reaches to a large valley. At last, go down until achieving Chautha.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 08: Trek: Chautha to Dhotu (2,380m/7,806ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. trek)
Today, the rough trail goes the uphill stream, cross it as the lush valley progresses toward becoming smaller. The ascend proceeds to the Bhulbule where we get our permit. Then the trail heads into a huge treeless glade and ascensions consistently to a settlement of Chhortens, prayer flags, and cairns on the Ghurchi Lagna. From here, we see the Mugu Karnali River and frigid pinnacles at the border of Tibet. Afterward go down slowly on a wide path then steep downward trail to a rough track through spruces woods. Take the trail to Rara Lake, via pine forests, and afterward go down to the Jhyari Khola with another easy strolling heading to Dhotu.
Accommodation: Tea Houses are not available – Tented Camps
Meal includes: Full Board – Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day.09: Trek: Dhotu to Rara Lake (2,980m/9,774ft altitude- 4-5 Hrs. trek)
Today, cross the stream and make a lofty move to Jhyari- Thakuri Village, in a beautiful forest of large cedars. Then keep ascending through forests of cedar until a large knoll with an extraordinary perspective of Rara Lake. Go down on the northern side of the lake for camping at the Rara Lake.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 10: Free day at Rara Lake
Today, we set out to meander around the Lake. We get the chance to see the wonderful panoramas every way around the place. Toward the north, we will view snowcapped tops giving brilliant background to blue turquoise Rara Lake. As well as visit the rich vegetation of Rara National Park. This area offers a wilderness environment found nowhere else in Nepal, where flowers, birds, and wildlife flourish.

We could locate the lovely green slopes holding dazzling Rara Lake in the center. What’s more, we could enjoy the lovely view of the entrancing lake itself.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 11: Trek: Rara Lake to Gorusingha (3,190m/12,824ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. trek)
After breakfast, we head from the western end of Rara Lake, the trail takes the Nisa Khola and rises to Murma. The trail then drops steadily to the waterway, cross the waterway through a log bridge, and after that cross another stream adjacent to a mill. A little trail goes up to the slope, moving through forests of pine, rhododendron, and spruce. Now the trail turns out to be a less steep climb, cross glades. Here you have stunning perspectives of western Himalaya in clear climate and Rara Lake far underneath. Then, the trail heads from the enormous valley to the peak of the Ghurchi Mara. Later the path takes the main track as it drops into the Ghatta Valley. Reach towards Ghorusingha.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 12: Trek: Gorusingha to Sinja (2,440m/8,003ft altitude- 5-6 Hrs. trek)
Today trail goes down from Ghorosingha to the Ghatta Valley, Then trek to the Sinja Khola down to Sinja. Further, a short stroll goes down the fertile valley, on a trail through an intensely populated locale to the Chherti and Brahmin village of Sinja, on the Sinja Khola bank. You can visit the large temple Bhagwati at the highest point of a projection.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 13: Trek: Sinja to Jaljala Chaur (3,270m/10,725ft altitude- 6-7 Hrs. trek)
Today we cross Sinja Khola through a wooden cantilever bridge and after that start a long trek up the Dhobi Khola. After that point, the trail goes up and down on a progression of log bridges across the river. Also, pass by corn and barley fields and a couple of scattered houses. Take the trail to enormous knoll full of grazing horses and the steep climb to reach Jaljala Chaur.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 14: Trek: Jaljala Chaur to Jumla (5-6 Hrs. trek)
Today, continue to ascend through the backwoods to another knoll, just beneath the ridge. Then go down through a couple of houses at Chauri Khola. Cross a river and trail around the head of the valley, going at an elevation. In the end, cross another ridge to reconnect to the upward steep trail at Chere. Finally, descend to reach Jumla.
Accommodation: Tented Camps
Meal includes: Dinner, Breakfast, & Lunch

Day 15: Flight: Jumla to Nepaljung then flight to Kathmandu
Today take an early morning flight to travel back to Nepalgunj. After lunch, take another flight for Kathmandu. Our guide will transfer you to the Hotel.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast

Day 16: Free day
Today is free for personal activities. Or our tour representative can help you to customize additional city tour.
Accommodation: Hotel/Resort
Meal includes: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Day 17: Takeoff from Tribhuvan International Airport.
After breakfast transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport. Way back to home with lifetime memories of your adventure.
Meal includes: Breakfast

Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by private vehicle including Airport Pick up & Drop
  • 4 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan (3 star category Hotel/Resort)
  • A day guided sightseeing tour in world heritage sites of Kathmandu including private vehicle, experienced city tour guide, all entrance permits
  • Organized camping accommodation during the entire trekking as per mentioned in itinerary
  • All required camping equipment and kitchen team
  • Three meals per day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the entire trek as per mentioned in itinerary
  • A duffel bag, Trekking Map and trekking pole
  • Rara National Park fee
  • Restricted Area Pemit
  • An experienced government certified Trekking Guide
  • Required numbers of experienced porters
  • Staff’s foods, salary and insurance
  • Kathmandu – Nepaljung – Jumla & Jumla – Nepaljung – Kathmandu round trip flight
  • General first Aid Kid
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu with entire Adventure Mountain Trekking Team
  • All government taxes and applicable paperwork

Cost Excludes:

  • International Airfare
  • Personal Travel Insurance (essential for high altitude trekking)
  • Lunch and Dinner in city as per itinerary
  • Personal expenses (bar, laundry, personal shopping, internet usages during the trek, hot shower during the trek, battery charge during the trek etc.)
  • Alcoholic beverage
  • TIPS for Staff
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A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail info@adventuremountaintreks.com

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