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Rara Lake Trek


Rara Lake Trek

Rara Lake Trek is the most beautiful journey to Nepal’s biggest Lake. Nepal Hiking Himalaya Treks & Expedition offers this enchanting virgin beauty of nature in Nepal. Witness the gorgeous Lake up in the Himalayas and hills of lush rhododendron forest.

Rara Lake Trek journey begins with the joyous flight to Jumla. The airport in the Jumla probably is the most beautifully located. Thus the journey seems to be the trip of the fairyland. Rara Lake is the biggest Lake of Nepal. Moreover, it is in Rara National Park of an area of 106 square kilometer.

The Lake lies at an altitude of 2990 m and spreads over 11 square kilometers. Trekkers meet diversified multiethnic people since the start of the journey from Juphal. The geographical terrain is the major highlight.

Scenic Route

The picturesque landscapes would be the photographer’s paradise. The different diverse attractions in terms of vegetations, animals and birds make your trip the wilderness adventure. The uphill and downhill along the track used by the locals eventually takes you to the Rara Lake.

Moreover, the area is very romantic and beautiful. Similarly, it is exactly the stage for the romantic play. You will find the colorful rhododendron forests and the blue virgin water. Upon gazing from your accommodation towards the Lake you will be engulfed with the very beauty of the nature.

The locals are going through the rough daily lives because of poorly developed transportation and other facilities. Even if they are suffering they will welcome the visitors with lots of glee and purity. The impeccable hospitality of remote Nepalese people would be surprising element of the journey.

Book the amazing Rara Lake Trek with Nepal Hiking Himalaya Treks & Expedition. We offer the best services and logistics support along with the experienced trekking guides. The journey would be fun filled and adventurous with us.

Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Arrival
Day 2 Fly to Nepalgunj
Day 3 Fly to Jumla
Day 4 Trek to Danfe Langa
Day 5 Trek to Chautha
Day 6 Trek to Dhotu
Day 7 Trek to Rara Lake
Day 8 Exploring Rara Lake
Day 9 Trek to Ghorasingha
Day 10 Trek to Sinja
Day 11 Trek to Jaljala
Day 12 Trek to Jumla
Day 13 Fly to Nepalgunj; Afternoon Flight to Kathmandu
Day 14 Departure

Detail Itinerary
Day 1

Our Airport Representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you at the hotel in Thamel or as per the package. All the trip details will be discussed.

Day 2
Fly to Nepalgunj

You take a scenic flight over the varying topography of central and western Nepal to reach Nepalgunj. The city of Nepalgunj lies next to the Indian border and is the hottest city of Nepal. A private vehicle will pick you up at the airport and take you to the hotel. Later in the evening, you can visit the nearby market of Nepalgunj. Overnight at the hotel in Nepalgunj.

Day 3
Fly to Jumla

In the morning, you take a 45-minute flight to Jumla airstrip from Nepalgunj Airport. You fly over the Himalayan foothills with the views of the towering hills and vast river networks. In the afternoon, you can explore the market of Jumla, the capital of Jumla District. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 4
Trek to Danfe Langa

The trail follows the north bank of Tika Khola and then turns up to another stream. Make your way through the narrow canyon to Padmara village. Climb the Khali Lagna Pass (3550m) through deep pine and fir forests and then descend to reach Danphe Langa. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 5
Trek to Chautha

Descend through the thick forests walnut and birch to reach Lete Gad Bridge. After crossing the bridge, you follow the river downstream and make a serious ascend to Kabra. A short hike from here will take you to Chautha. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 6
Trek to Dhotu

You begin the trek by following the stream uphill to Bhulbule and enter Rara National Park. During this journey, you can observe the fascinating flora and fauna of the region. From Rara National Park, you climb up to Ghurchi Langa Pass (3450m) and then descend through the forest to reach Dhotu. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 7
Trek to Rara Lake

It will be a short trek today. Hike through a steep north facing slope from Dhotu and cross a series of fields to reach a stream. Then you ascend to Jhyari village and climb through the cedar forest. Descend from the forest to reach the tranquil Rara Lake, one of the biggest freshwater lakes in Nepal. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 8
Exploring Rara Lake

Today you explore the enchanting Rara Lake and its surroundings. The beauty of the lake is surreal as it reflects the surrounding lush hills and snowy mountains on its surface. You can just relax on the ground by the lake, reading a book or meditating or simply relishing the tranquil vibes. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 9
Trek to Ghorasingha

Bidding goodbye to the beautiful Rara Lake, you start your return trek towards Ghorasingha. Walk past Khatyar River and cross a bridge to head towards the southern side. You pass through a dense forest and continue the trek to the southern ridge. Then follow the descending path to Ghatta valley and make your way into Ghorasingha. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10
Trek to Sinja

Head down from Ghorasingha and follow Sinja River downstream to reach Sinja. This village was the capital of the Malla dynasty from 12th to 14th century hence houses the ruins of the ancient kingdom. In Sinja, there is a large temple dedicated to Bhagwati, the goddess of justice who rides on a tiger. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11
Trek to Jaljala

The trail crosses Sinja Khola on a wooden bridge and takes you to Dhobi Khola. Pass through a series of log bridges and small villages before heading into the forest. Afterward, you make a steep ascend to Jaljala, a gigantic meadow full of grazing horses. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12
Trek to Jumla

You keep climbing through the forest to reach a meadow and then descend towards the few houses in Chauri Khola. Cross a stream, and then walking on a ridge, make a steep descend to reach Jumla. You will have plenty of time to explore the town of Jumla and interact with the locals. Overnight at tented camp

Day 13
Fly to Nepalgunj; Afternoon Flight to Kathmandu

There are no flights directly from Jumla to Kathmandu so you have to fly twice today. An early morning flight will take you to Nepalgunj, and from there, you take another flight back to Kathmandu. In the evening, you can either relax in your room or enjoy the pubs and bars in Thamel. Overnight at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 14

Our airport representative will drop you at the airport for the final departure.

Whats included in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • Airport Pick Up & Drop in private transportation
  • • Trip Briefing, Pre-preparation & Counseling
  • • Government Taxes & Office Service Fees
  • • All Permits & Entrance Fees
  • • Overnight Accommodation at Hotel (During Stay in City) Room & Breakfast basis
  • • Complimentary Welcome or Farewell Dinner/Lunch
  • • Accommodation in Teahouse/Lodge/Hotel as per availability during trip
  • • 3 Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) with Tea & Coffee during trip
  • • Experienced Government License Holder Trekking Guide and Local Porters
  • • Trekking Guide & Porter Salary
  • • Flight or transportation charge of Crew members if applicable
  • • Trekking Crew members’ Insurance
  • • Air and Ground Transportation to – from (Ktm – Destination – Ktm)
  • • Additional In-trip services (clerical and personal)
  • • First Aid Medicinal Kits
  • • Trekking Bags & Trekking Route Maps
  • • Trip Completion Certificate

Whats Exclude in this tour

Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.

  • • All Meals stated other than on Itinerary
  • • Personal Travel Insurance; You need to get mandatory insurance to travel to certain areas of Nepal
  • • International Flight and all transportations before meeting our representatives
  • • Nepal Visa and other government formalities not related to your trip
  • • All kinds of beverages including water
  • • Wifi Internet, Hot Showers and trunk calls during the trip
  • • Personal Equipments
  • • Personal Expenses and food items beyond stated on itinerary
  • • Tips & Gratuities for the Trip Crew members


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