Rara Lake Trek
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Trip Highlights
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Max-Altitude:3531 m
  • Region:west of Nepal
  • Best Season:October and spring
  • Accomodation:camping


Legend of Himalayan Trek and Expedition Pvd.Ltd offer great rara lake  trek in west of Nepal. Rara lake trekking trail is very unique and beautiful trekking trail west of Nepal. Rara lake is the biggest fresh water lake in the Nepalese Himalaya, it is the main feature of Rara National park, located in Jumla and Mugu Districts. in September 2007, it declared a Ramsar site. covering 1583 ha 6.11 sq mi, including the surrounding water land. Rara Lake lies at an elevation of 2990m has a water surface of 2 – 4.32 sq mi, a maximum depth of 167m 548ft, is 5.1km. 3.2 sq mi.long and 2.7km 1.7mi,wide. it drains into the Mugu karnali River via the nijar River. its water quility is characterized by high ph, conductivity and total has been classified as oligotrophic as it is slightly polluted. summer is quite pleasant but winter is cold. The best visiting time to the lake is september= october and April to may.from december to arch, the temperature go low below the freezing point, and heavy snowfall occur up to one meter,blocking the the way to the lake. April to june is warm in this region. Monsoon season, which i this region occurs between the month of july to october, is shirt.socio-cultural and religious values The main occupation of the people living around the area is agriculture. people also rear goats and extract medicinal herbs and sell them for their living. Thakur society is dominant in the community. Thakur baba’s Temple is situated in the southeast corner of the lake. local people believe that the god Thakur shot an arrow to open the passage of the lake reducing the damage caused by flooding. Flora and fauna; Fish in clear water of Rara, Rara lake being surrounded by Rara national park, has unique floral and faunal importance with rare and vulnerable species.The park was established 1976 to preserve the beauty of the lake and protect it from sedimentation and adverse human activities. The park flora consists of 1074 species, of which 16 are endemic to Nepal, The fauna includes 51 species of mammals and 214 species of birds.

Rara lake has been a popular distance with a very   rough route in western Nepal for trekkers. The glimpses of culture and scenery on the way is quite different from the rest of Nepal. situated in high altitude, you can find the lake surrounded by Rara national park with pine, spruce and juniper forest. The view of snow-capped Himalayan peaks enhance the attraction of trekkers. The trek begins with flight to jumla over an hour flight from Kathmandu or from near Nepalgunj. going along the mountain path and some villages one can reach the bank of Rara lake




  • 1= arrival Kathmandu international airport transport to hotel.

  • 2= free day in Kathmandu sightseeing or preparation for trekking.

  • 3= Fly to Nepalgunj overnight at hotel.

  • 4= Fly to Jumla from Nepalgunj 3270m.

  • 5= Trek to patmara 2910m 5/7 hrs.

  • 6= Trek to chautha 2770m 6 hrs.

  • 7= Trek to Jhyari 2635 5/6 hrs.

  • 8= Trek Rara Lake 3040m 3/4 hrs.

  • 9= rest day exploration of the area around Rara Lake.

  • 10= Trek to Gurusinha 3190m5/6 hrs.

  • 11= Trek to sinja 2440m 5/6 hrs.

  • 12= Trek to Jaljala chaur 3531 m 5/6 hrs.

  • 13 trek to Jumla 2370m 5/6 hrs.

  • 14= Fly to Nepalgunj= Nepalgunj to Kathmandu same day evening tome.

  • 15= free day in Kathmandu or departure international airport.


Price included

  • one registered English speaking friendly local guide.


    • an assistant as per group size.

      • porte during the trek for carry luggage and food.

        • Domestic flight as per itinerary with airport taxes.

          • Flight fares for your guides and other support staff.

            • Tented camping accommodation on twin sharing basis during the trek.

              • All meals breakfast lunch and dinner during the trekking

                • Tea coffee cookies seasonal fruit during the trekking.Rara Trek permits and Airport Taxes of domestic flights.

                  • Equipment meals and accomodation of your guide and portes

                    • salary and insurances for your guide and porter.

Price does not included

  • Guide sightseeing and meals in Kathmandu.

  • Bar bill such as alcoholic drinks beverages like coke fanta sprite mineral water can juice beer khukuri rum etc.

  • personal nature expenses toiletries hot shower laundry internet and phone calls.

  • personal Travel insurance and rescue operation charge in case of emergency.

  • expenses of extra adventure donations in monasteries your choice.

  • Gratitude and tips for your guide and porters.