Rara Lake trekking is an outstanding trip to the small piece of heaven in the remote part of the mid-western region. The pristine Rara Lake is the pivotal attraction of this trek, which is regarded as the queen of the lake. Every year, thousands of visitors visit the lake from all over the World. One of the largest lakes in Nepal lies at an elevation of 2,990 meters with an area of 10.8 km square. The height of Rara Lake is 3000m. The view of snow-clad Himalayan peaks enhances the beauty of Rara Lake.
Rara Lake trekking apparently is quite easy and appropriate for any level of trekkers. The best visiting time to the lake is September/October and April/May. From December to March, the temperatures go low and below the freezing point, and heavy snowfall occurs up to one meter, blocking the way to the lake. You possibly can be able to hike for 4-6 hours overs all the hilly terrain with the light day pack.
After receiving a warm welcome at the Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get your permits this day and meet fellow travelers, guides, and porters. Make sure to bring necessary documents like a passport, copies of photos, travel insurance policy, etc. You can be fresh and check into your hotel and get a detailed plan of your trek by doing a small party
You will visit UNESCO enlisted World Heritage sites including Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath. After roaming the god-gifted places you have the opportunity to analyze the capital city of Nepal and the Thamel area. The crucial thing is you have to check the set of equipment in order to make sure that they are in perfect condition or not because this is your preparation day.
The duration of the flight is 50minutes. Nepalgunj is 153 kilometers southwest of Ghorahi and 16 km south of Kohalpur. You can take spicy food like chatpat panipuri and enjoy some cold drinks after visiting the plain warm areas. You will also visit the Bageshwari temple. The view of Nepaljing is so mesmerizing and gets the breeze air in the evening time by doing evening time and start to pack warm clothes for another place.
Apple zone!!! One apple per day keeps doctors away. Tourism area Gateway to famous mountains like Mount Kailash and Mount Kanjiroba. You all can see the lifestyle of remote area people. You can use Twin to go across the bridge and have some tipical Nepali food too. You can also enjoy remarkable sceneries from here.
You feel the fresh breeze and spectacular view of the mountains which will encourage you to move forward. You will begin the trail following Jugad Khola. Then, you will pass via many villages and small marketplaces like Khalanga Bazzar. Walking for 6-7 hours, you will reach chere Chaur(grassland).
The trails will take you to Jaljala Pass(3580m) from where the view of Kanjiroba Himal looks mind-blowing. You will keep on ascending along steep trails until the downhill path appears. Following the path you will enter the Rara Lake circuit and Chala Chaur after walking 5hours.
Leaving Chala Chau, you will proceed along the riverside of Jaljala Khola, You will then continue through several settlements located around the dense pine forests. Then, the terraced farmlands appear, and your 7-hours along the journey will come to an end. Sinja Valley was the capital city of this region during the Malla dynasty. Today, it is a small yet beautiful village located at the bank of Himal river.
This day, you will be trekking towards Ghorosingha, situated at the bank of Ghatta Khola. The spot is also perfect for camping. To reach there, you will continue walking alongside the river until you reach Laha village. Then, you will across a suspension bridge and follow another stream of Ghatte Khola towards the west. This day constitutes the uphill and downhill trails of a total 4-5 hours.
It is the most awaited day of the trek where you will be walking towards Rara Lake. Rara Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in Nepal. And on the way there, you will first ascend Chucharnare Danda. As you continue here, the topmost point of danda offers fabulous views of the Western Himalayas, Rara Lake, and Rara National Park. You will then pass village-like Maighat, Chhapri before reaching Rara for and overnight stay.
This day is the most special day of all as you get a full day to explore such a breathtaking destination. Rara Lake is truly a heaven in the earth and everyone wishes to indulge in its pristinity. You will feel lucky that day because you are getting such a great experience. Besides exploring the lake, you will also visit the National Park headquarters. You can also do boating or hike upto the beautiful Murma village.
Now, after you have explored your dreamy destination, it’s time to retrace your steps back home. After breakfast,you will bid farewell to Rara and proceed forward. The path will begin with flatlands at first and take you to Gamghadi.
Leaving Puma village, you will walk all the way to Burma, also known as Nauri Ghat. To get there, you will walk via spruce forest rich in alpine vegetation. Afterward, you will start descending towards Ghuruchi Lagna Pass at 3480 meters. On the way, you get a mind-blowing view of Karnali river and majestic snowy peaks. It will take altogether 5-6 hours for you to complete this day’s journey.
Here comes the last day of your trek where you will head to Jumla at first. You will retrace some trails you visited before. You will also cross the suspension bridge above the Hima river and continue downhill. On the way, you can enjoy the refreshing hot natural spring at Tatopani. You will then pass Dhanphe Lagna Pass (3691m) and follow en route trails to reach Jumla.
Time to say goodbye to the far western region of Nepal. From the Simikot airport of Jumla, you will take a half an hour flight to Nepalgunj. If you have extra days and want to explore more, you can stay at Nepalgunj. Otherwise, you will take flight back to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj.
With the final farewell, our representative will drop you at the airport as per your flight timing. We will hope to see you soon and again! If you wish, we can reschedule it as per your comfort and choice. Also, If you want to extend your trip, you’ve various other options for trekking and tour packages. Regarding queries of yours, contact us for any kind of information you need. We will be more than happy to help.
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