Rara Lake Trekking

Nepal Beginner Travel & Treks Expedition P. Ltd.

Samakushi, Kathmandu, Nepal                                                                                                                 


Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake Trek lies on the distant part of Karnali province in the north – west of Nepal. Rara Lake Trek is a respectable terminus intended for rambling in the western Nepal. Rara trekking is one of the fewer cawed slogging way but retreat of natural beauty with additional than dozen classes of flora as well as fauna. The track is very much "off the beaten path" and offers glimpses of philosophy in addition to backcloth very dissimilar from those in the respite of the republic. The center-point of the estate is Lake Rara, the principal freshwater of Nepal. After awakening along a long mountain path and with a series of picturesque villages and socializing up with the native individuals with their separate philosophy as well as custom stretches companies a sole knowledge that enhances up to sort a delightful outing. The lifestyle of the people there gives trekkers a chance to reflect on his/her own modern society and development visit the primitive society there. Beginning the trek from the mountain airstrip of Jumla after flying from Kathmandu via Nepalgunj, the trail passes through green countryside which provides unusual glimpses of a culture and scenic adventure quite different from that found elsewhere in Nepal and which eventually culminates to the Rara Lake National Park. This beautiful high altitude lake is surrounded by alpine meadows and forests of pine, juniper and spruce, whilst in the background you can view the wonderful snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas.This trek can be done at any time of the year and through this trek one can find the natural beauty of Nepal and view unexploited rural culture as well. Unsurpassed season for Dolpo Rara Trekking are February to May along with September to December. If prearranged itinerary is not appropriate for you, we intend an additional itinerary as per your aspiration and interval of holidays. Nepal Beginner Travels and Treks Expedition compromise Dolpo Rara Trekking. If you require extra in sequence about Dolpo Rara Trekking, you can undergo gratis to get in touch with us.



 Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive at T I A Kathmandu. Transfer from airport to the Hotel. Check in at the Hotel. P M: Visit 2000 years old Buddhist shrine Syambhunath, situated on the top of the hill west of the city the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the “Monkey Temple”. There are many small buildings and shrines down the hillside behind Syambhunath. Explore the colorful Kathmandu Durbar Square- The Old Royal Palace of Kathmandu, Temple of living goddess Kumari, the Jagannath temple, 17th century temple known for colorfully painted erotic carvings, Kathmandu temple a three story temple built from a single tree in 12th century. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 2/3/4: Drive from Kathmandu to Jumla

Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast visit Pashupatinath temple one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the World. The holy river Bagmati and the burning ghats and also visit one of the oldest and biggest stupa of Boudhanath, After lunch drive from Kathmandu to Jumla. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 5:  Trek from Jumla to Padmara 

After breakfast trek from Jumla to Padmara. Padmara (3017m), a Chhetri village at the head of the valley is one hour beyond the canyon head. Overnight at hotel

Day 6: Trek from Padmara to Bumra

The track beyond Padmara continues rising along the north side of Ghurseni stream. We leave the last fields at 3048 meters and climb to the first pass, Khali Langa (3545m), four kilometers from Padmara. We follow down the right bank of stream to a foot-bridge at 3353 meter and cross it to the west side. We continue descending north for one hour through dense forest to reach a log bridge at 2743 meters over Sinja Khola, here called Lah Gad. Cross the bridge to the north side, turn west and climb to Bumra (2830m) about two kilometers further. Overnight at camp

Day 7: Trek from Gumra to Pine

The track beyond Bumra keeps high above the river and skirts two small spurs to reach Bhargaon (2890m) in 1.5 hours. After one kilometer at the end of the fields, the track turns north into the tributary stream of Ghautha Khola. We cross the stream by a log bridge to the west side and climb to Chautha (3100m) in a forest clearing. After an hour the valley opens out into a pleasant meadow. We keep to the left stream until a western tributary joins it. Before reaching Ghurchi Langna (3457m) we climb up the narrow gully on the north east slope and skirt north across a series of spurs to reach Pine (2430m)Overnight at camp.

Day  8: Trek from Pine to Rara Lake

Rara Lake is only eight kilometers west of Pine. It is a short, pleasant trek with fine views to the north. From Pine, we take a trail turning west that transverse a steep north-facing slope. After crossing a stretch of fields, we climb a small spur and descend to the stream. We cross the bridge and climb up to the hamlet of Jhari from Pina (2500m). It will take just over two hours to reach Jhari form Pina. From Jhari, we ascend west along a ridge for about 700 meters to reach a low saddle in two hours. The large lake is visible directly north of this saddle. From here, it is pleasant descent to the meadows on the south side of the lake. The village site of Rara (3040m) on the north side is a pleasant two hours walk along the western bank of the lake. Overnight at camp.

Day 9: Acclimatization at Rara Lake

Rest day and explore Rara area- Rara area was designated a National Park in 1975 and it takes about eight hours to walk round the lake. Overnight at camp.

Day 10: Trek back from Rara Lake to Ghorasain

We walk the lake outlet (2980m) and follow the down stream of Khatyar Gad for anhour. There is a log bridge over the stream below Murma (3139m). Cross the bridge to the south side and clime steadily over the 400 meters to reach an open clearing at 3277 meters. The trail continues climbing south through dense forest until the tree line is reached at 3658m. The ridge continues to south for another 200 meters but it is pleasant trail with distant view of the mountains. There is no pass on this high ridge and the trail turns south-east at an altitude of 3749m and descends by the east side of Chuchemara Danda. It is a fairly steep descent to Ghorasain (3271m).Overnight at camp.

Day 11: Trek back from Ghorasain to Sinja

From Ghorasain there is trail down the valley to Botan (2895m). A more interesting trail with better scenic prospect is to climb Diyabala Danda due south of Ghorasain. The climb begins immediately west of Ghorasain and takes about an hour through forest to top the crest at 5351 meters. The trail then skirts south-east above the high fields of Lumsa. There are good views to the south along the Sinja valley. The trail descends to Okharpati village (3100m) on a high shelf above Mindrabali Gad. The descent from Okharpati to Sinja takes less than two hours. Overnight at camp

Day 12: Trek back from Sinja to Chere Chaur

We cross the log bridge over Sinja Khola to the east and follow the south bank of Jaljale Gad beyond Kotgaon near Lamathada. We follow the stream for another five kilometers due east. Then we ascend the ridge (2865m) briefly to descend to the same stream again. The trail clings to the south side of the stream all the way for another nine kilometers. The trail twists and turns along the stream but it is a pleasant trail amidst forest wilderness.Finally, the trail climb east along a gully to ascend a pass at 3597m. We descend east along a wide meadow into the headquarters of Ju Gad that drains to Jumla town. Descend east along the stream and transverse another kilometers to Chere Chaur (2987m). Overnight at camp.

Day 13: Trek back from Chere Chaur to Jumla

Chere Chaur is a delightful alpine pasture where flowers are in profusion during later summer. It provides good views of the Jumla town, Tila valley and Chyakhure Lekh beyond. The return to the town camp is pleasant descent in slow stages.Overnight at camp.

Day 14/15: Drive back from Jumla to Kathmandu

After breakfast, drive back from Jumla to Kathmandu. After arrival, check in hotel. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu

Day 16: Departure

Transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure


Cost Details

Cost: USD 1075 per person & INR 36000 per person( For indians)

Service includes

  1. Airport transfers
  2. Trekking permit and conservation area entrance fee
  3. 3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
  4. Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
  5. Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
  6. Transportation fee from Kathmandu to Jumla to Kathmandu in deluxe coach and other transportation 

Service Does not Includes

  1. Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  2. Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc. (you can rent them in Kathmandu at a cost of US$ 1.00 per item for day)
  3. Kathmandu airport departure tax
  4. Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  5. Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, donation tips etc.

Trip Highlights

Trip Highlights 

Trekking Region: Dolpo Region
Trip duration: 16 Days
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Activity: Sightseeing & trekking
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Trek type: T-House
Accommodation: Hotel, camping
Transportation: Deluxe coach, tourist vehicle 
Maximum elevation: 3450m
Average Walk: 4-6 Hours
Min: 2 persons

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