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Rara Lake Trek

One of the best off-beaten treks in Nepal, Rara Lake Trek explores the mesmerizing Rara Lake. The trek circumambulates the Rara National Park and explores the authentic Thakuri villages in the vicinity of the national park. The settlements of Brahmin, Chhetri and many other ethnic groups offer affectionate hospitality and ensure refreshing stops. Although a lesser-chosen option, the Rara Lake Trek guarantees interaction with sumptuous wildlife and floral riches making this trek an adventurous journey of a lifetime.


Rara Lake Trek Highlights

  1. Serene blue waters of the Rara Lake and the sprawling plant and wildlife in the park.
  2. Visit the historic temple dedicated to Bhagwati and the 300-year-old temple of Kanaksundari
  3. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath


Rara Lake Trek Overview

Upon your arrival at TIA, you will be immediately transferred to your respective hotel. On the second day, you will take a one-hour long flight to Nepalgunj. And you will again take a short scenic flight to the beautiful village of Jumla. Once at Jumla, our real trekking begins. Alongside the bank of Tila Khola, the trail passes through the settlement of Uthugaon. And proceeds towards Danphe Langa 3130m via the Khali Lagna Pass.

Crossing suspension bridges and beautiful waterfalls. You will continue your trek through the forest of pine and rhododendron and reach Chautha. Spend some time to learn the prevalent culture and traditions in Dhotu and finally embark on the road to the Rara Lake Route. Its serene blue water in the midst of the Himalayas will certainly amaze you.

Along the way, you might encounter wildlife such as musk deer, leopards, and wild monkeys residing in the Rara National Park. After exploring Rara Lake, you will slowly descend towards Ghorosingha crossing meadows and lush vegetation of Ghatta Valley. Once at Sinja, you can visit the large temple at the top of the village dedicated to Bhagwati who is believed to be the goddess of justice. From here, the descent continues until you reach Jumla from where you will take a flight back to Nepalgunj and then to Kathmandu. On the 14th day, you can go sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Which finally indicates the end of your 15-day adventurous trek.

Nepal treks Company is the best choice for this trek as we provide excellent transportation and accommodation services along with a great team of professional staff and guides. We are mainly concerned with the safety, security, and comfort of our valued clients. With us, you are guaranteed a unique trekking experience.


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Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu
Today you will be landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, our staff member will receive you with a warm welcome and transfer you to your respective hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2
Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and transfer to Hotel.
Early in the morning, you will take a short flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. It is a scenic flight of one hour above the hills and mountains. Located at Nepal-India border in western Nepal, Nepalgunj is a sprawling metropolis. During daytime, you can visit local market, try local foods and get familiar with their unique culture and tradition. At the evening, a proper rest and discussion about the trek ahead would be an ideal choice. Overnight in Nepalgunj.
Day 3
Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla 2370m.
Leaving the Terai plains of Nepalgunj, you will fly towards Jumla. The flight will mostly take place during the morning. On the way, you will get a glorious view of several snow-capped mountains and green hills. After a scenic flight of 20mins, you will reach your destination. Jumla is a beautiful gateway for those trekkers who want to explore the desolate Karnali region.  You can also take a short hike around the valley and take photographs. Overnight in Jumla.
Day 4
Trek from Jumla to Danphe Langa 3130m/5-6 hours.
Early in the morning, you will start your trek towards Danphe Langa. Alongside the banks of the Tila Khola, you will first march towards the small village of Uthugaon. Along the way, you will cross wide fields, pine forest and suspension bridge over the Chaudhabise Khola. The trail now passes through the village of Padmara from where a steep climb to the top of the ridge takes you to Khali Lagna pass at 3550m. You will finally reach Danphe Lagna after a gradual descent through the forested area of pine and rhododendron. Overnight in Danphe Langa.
Day 5
Trek from Danphe Langa to Chautha 2770m/5-6 hours.
Following the water-driven stone mills, you will head towards the settlement of Kabra. As you move forward, you will walk past beautiful forest of fir and walnut and get the view of huge rocks, which is consider the source of Silajit. Silajit is a mineral having the healing properties. Once you reach Bhara village, you will stop for a quick lunch and photographs. From here, you will reach Chautha descending through the hills and valleys. Overnight in Chautha.
Day 6
Trek from Chautha to Dhotu 2380m/4-5 hours.
After breakfast, you will continue your walk towards the village of Dhotu. In the first hour, you will walk ahead admiring glorious views of mountains and green hills, which takes you to the Rara National Park entrance station, Bhulbhule. From here, along with the lush vegetation and natural flora and fauna of this region, you will climb gently towards the Ghurchi Lagna pass at 3450m. Finally, you will reach Dhotu dropping down through the forested area. Overnight in Dhotu.
Day 7
Trek from Dhotu to Rara Lake 3040 m/3-4 hours.
Today’s trek is quite adventurous. Soon after breakfast, you will start your trek towards the majestic Rara Lake. Before reaching the village of Jhyari, you will cross-river stream and few suspension bridges. As you continue your walk through the forest of cedar and fir, you will get a stunning view of the Rara Lake along with several snow-capped mountains looming over. You will finally reach your destination after a walk of three to four hours. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 8
Exploring Rara Lake 3040m.
Today you will explore the premises surrounding the Rara Lake, the largest lake of Nepal. Surrounded by the Himalayas, you will certainly be mesmerize by the deep blue serene waters of Rara. The wilderness of lush vegetation and natural flora and fauna along with the thrive of wildlife such as Himalayan bears, Serows, Gorals, Musk Deer, Red Pandas etc. has made this place a heaven in Earth. You can also take a short walk around the lake area and take photographs. Overnight in Rara Lake alongside the riverbank.
Day 9
Trek from Rara Lake to Ghorosingha 3190m/4-5 hours.
On the 9th day, following Nisa Khola, the trail goes towards Murma. Crossing river stream and beautiful waterfalls, you will walk through the forest of pine and rhododendron before reaching the Ghatta Valley. Leaving behind mesmerizing Rara Lake, you will get a breathtaking view of Himalayas and surroundings. Once at Ghatta Valley, you will slowly ascend towards Ghorosingha by walking past narrow steps and meadows. Overnight in Ghorosingha.
Day 10
Trek from Ghorosingha to Sinja 2440m/4-5 hours.
After breakfast, you will slowly descend back to Ghatta Valley from Ghorosingha. From here, along with Sinja Khola flowing on the edge, you will move forward crossing some sloppy landscapes and fertile lands. Walking past several farm villages and forested area, you will finally reach the Brahmin and Chhetri village of Sinja. Sinja was a historic place back in 14th century as it was the capital of Malla dynasty in western Nepal. Overnight in Sinja.
Day 11
Trek from Sinja to Jaljala 3270m/5-6 hours.
Today you will be trekking towards Jaljala. After crossing the wooden bridge over Sinja Khola, you will ascend towards flat valley from where you will get a glorious view of Himalayas. Along the way, you will cross the forests of pine, rhododendron and oak. From here, the trail is steeper as you will walk past narrow zigzag paths, which finally leads the way towards Jaljala Chaur, a huge meadow. Along the way, you can visit the Kanaksundari temple as well. Overnight in Jaljala.
Day 12
Trek from Jaljala to Jumla 2370m/3-4 hours.
From Jaljala, you will descend downhill alongside the bank of Chauri Khola. The trail takes you to Chere, which is the viewpoint of the Tila Valley and Jumla. Along the way, you will cross few villages, meadows and high ridges. Enjoying the beauty of surroundings and lush vegetation of this region, you will finally reach the settlement of Jumla. Overnight in Jumla.
Day 13
Fly from Jumla to Nepalgunj and afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.
Today you will be flying from Jumla to Nepalgunj. Once at Nepalgunj, you will have a quick lunch and immediately take another flight to Kathmandu. After reaching the capital, you can take a short drive to Nagarkot or Godawari from where you will get an enchanting view of the hills surrounding Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 14
Take leisure day in Kathmandu
Today is a leisure day in Kathmandu. A local guide will be assigned, who will take you to the famed UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Boudhanath. You will learn the ancient history at the golden age. At the evening, you can roam around Thamel area, buy souvenir and enjoy its nightlife. Back at the hotel, you  can celebrate the completion of your 15-day trek with your friends. Overnight  in Kathmandu.
Day 15
Final Departure from Kathmandu
Today is your last day in Nepal. We will drop you off two hours prior to your scheduled flight. You can even share your experience with us on the way to airport. Goodbye and Thanks!

Included in the Cost
  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the Everest base camp trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek guide (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down filled jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking bag/duffel bag, trekking pole and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes
  •  Tea house Accommodations during the trekking.
Not Included
Cost excluding
  • Nepal entry Visa Fee.
  • Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory).
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Entry fee at the sightseeing sites.
  • Personal expenses like beverages (mineral water, alcohol, drinks), telephone bills, laundry, bar bills, personal tips etc.
  • All not mentioned in the inclusion section.
Inquire about tour

    • 1 pair strong hiking boots/ sports shoes
    • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
    • 1 small day pack
    • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
    • 1 inner sleeping sheet
    • 1 down jacket/all-weather Anorak
    • 1 fleece/warm sweater
    • 1 water and windproof jacket
    • 2 pair lightweight trousers
    • 1 pair shorts
    • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro
    • 2 T-shirts /1 medium sized towel
    • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 liter
    • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries
    • 2 pairs light socks
    • 3 pairs heavy wool socks
    • Underwear (including thermals)
    • Cotton headscarf/bandana
    • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
    • Sunglasses and Sunhat
    • Money Belt
    • Water purification tablets/solution
    • Sun block Cream(30-50)
    • Personal toiletries
    • Moleskin for blister
    • Toilet paper
    • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
    • Any personal medication
    • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)
    Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, trekkers are requested to inquire before preparing equipment.  
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