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Rara Lake Tour

Trip code
Package name Rara Lake Tour
Duration 15
Max. elevation 3780 m
Level Moderate
Transportation All ground transportation and domestic flight as per itinerary
Accomodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Lodge during the trek
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu - Nepaljung - Jumla - Chere Chaur - Chalachaur - Sinja Valley - Ghorosinghe - Rara Lake- Pina - Bumra - Jumla - Nepaljung - Kathmandu
Cost USD 1,999 per person



Discover the beauty of Rara Lake on our Rara Lake Trek & Tour. Explore Nepal's Far North West, home to the stunning Rara National Park. From dense forests to snow-capped peaks, immerse yourself in nature's tranquility. Book now for an unforgettable adventure!
Rara Lake Journey with Himalayan Forever Treks leads to mesmerizing experience around the most beautiful location on earth. 
Located in Nepal's Far North West within the districts of Mugu and Jumla, one of the remote countries of Nepal. Where Rara National Park is situated, in the smallest park in the country with the largest Rara Lake in Nepal. A land of spectacular scenery enriched with lovely landscapes covered in dense green forest. Includes blue pines, black juniper, Himalayan spruce, and cypress, makes a perfect habitat for endangered wild animals and exotic bird life.
Rara Lake Journey is an ideal holiday vacation around the mountain wilderness in the least visited part of Nepal. Where travelers will be engulfed with amazing awesome scenery from the start to the end of the walks.
Rara Lake and the Park area of 106 sq. km at 2,990 m / 9.810 feet with the country’s biggest lake. Which covers 10.8 sq. km in length surrounded by tiers of green hills and snow-capped peaks. A blissful land far from modern civilization where visitors will enjoy the tranquil harmony of pristine natural surroundings.
Rara Lake Journey starts with a sweeping flight to Nepalgunj and then on connecting smaller aircraft to land at Talcha airport. The entrance of Rara National Park, where the hike takes you on the high scenic hills of Murma.
Murma Hill is the highest point of Rara Lake Journey, an exciting spot facing the glorious vista of Rara Lake. Along with spectacular landscapes and scenery covered in dense green woods in contrast to distant white snow peaks. 
The hike continues after staying in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge in Murma Hill, heading down towards Rara Lake. The highlight of the adventure is amidst a magnificent location, encircled by a sweeping panorama of brilliant scenery.
Enjoy the full day in complete bliss of scenic surroundings of picturesque Rara Lake, with the sound of silence. Around the lake visitors often catch glimpses of exotic birds like crested grebe, red crested pochard, and some wild ducks.
After a marvelous tour of Rara Lake return journey to Talcha for a swift flight to Nepalgunj city. Enjoy the low-warm sub-tropical climate after being in the cooler hills of Rara Lake, from Nepalgunj a connecting flight to Kathmandu. Reaching Kathmandu our exciting Rara Lake Journey concludes, after wonderful, mesmerizing moments around the Far North West Nepal.

1. The Best Time to Visit Rara Lake Tour
The best time to visit Rara Lake with a Jeep tour is during the dry season. The road from Nagma to Rara Lake is quite rough, and during the rainy season, it may become blocked. The optimal visiting periods are from September to November and April to May. From December to February, temperatures drop below freezing, and heavy snowfall, up to one meter, may block the road to the lake. April to June brings warmer weather to the region.

2. Boating in Rara Lake
Boating in Rara Lake is a wonderful experience. The lake is vast and stunning, offering a great opportunity to explore its beauty from the water. Renting a boat allows you to venture into the various corners of Rara Lake, where you can encounter rare flowers, plants, and different species of fish. If you're fortunate, you might even catch a glimpse of a Red panda.

It's advisable to embark on your boating adventure in the morning when the wind is calmer, as it tends to pick up in the afternoon. Boating on Rara Lake is the perfect way to start your day, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the serenity and splendor of this beautiful lake.

3. Horse-Riding along the Banks
Embark on an exciting adventure with horse riding along the banks of Rara Lake. This thrilling experience allows you to explore the enchanting surroundings of the lake in a unique way. A designated path encircles the lake, offering breathtaking views and a memorable journey.

Guides are available to accompany you on this horse riding excursion, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience. As you ride through the forest, you'll be surrounded by the sounds of nature, with the majestic blue lake beside you. Keep an eye out for rare flowers and plants along the way, adding to the magic of the experience.

While you may not feel like a cowboy, riding a horse in this picturesque setting will make you feel incredible. The serene atmosphere, with only the sounds of the wind, the woods, and the rhythmic steps of your horse, creates a peaceful and unforgettable experience.

There are open spaces along the route where you can pick up the pace and enjoy a faster ride. Horse riding at Rara Lake comes highly recommended for those seeking an adventure amidst the beauty of nature.

4. Rara Lake Trekking Difficulty
For those seeking a more active exploration, Rara Lake Trekking provides an opportunity to delve deeper into the region. The trek is considered moderate in difficulty, making it accessible to a wide range of enthusiasts. Trekkers navigate through alpine meadows, dense forests, and charming villages, experiencing the diversity of the terrain.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1320 m and transfer to hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport our guide and staff will meet you with traditional welcome. After knowing the staff of Himalayan Forever Treks, a short drive to your hotels. Located in the heart of a city within an exciting Thamel area, an interesting place where most good hotels and restaurants situated. Reaching at the hotel, check your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join in for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, offers useful and important information of the trek, hotels and local lodge.

Includes details of the local culture with do’s and don’ts, evening a group welcome dinner in a nice Nepali Restaurants.

Day 2 : Kathmandu Sightseeing: World Heritage Sites (1,350m/4,429ft)

Morning after breakfast, our city and cultural guide meets the group at the hotel for exciting tour. The drive leads in the heart of Kathmandu city, where interesting historical Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard located. The right spot to observe Nepalese cultures. Tour of ancient monuments listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, next tour takes you to old Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,600 years history.  A Buddhist monument situated on a hillock west of Kathmandu city outskirt, the famous landmark of the country. From here back to hotel for lunch, and the get ready for exciting scenic flight to Nepalgunj city around Nepal Far Mid-South West for overnight halt. The next morning taking a short flight to Talcha around Rara Lake and Mugu district.

Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (150m/492ft)

After breakfast, you'll catch a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, a bustling city in the southwestern region of Nepal. Upon arrival, you'll check into your hotel and have the rest of the day free to explore the city or relax.

Day 4 : Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla (2,540m/8,334ft)

In the morning, you'll take a short flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla, a picturesque town in the remote western region of Nepal. Upon arrival, you'll check into your accommodation and have the rest of the day at leisure to acclimatize to the altitude and explore the surroundings.

Day 5 : Trek from Jumla to Chere Chaur (3,055m/10,023ft) - 4-5 hrs

Today marks the beginning of your trekking adventure. You'll start your journey from Jumla and trek to Chere Chaur. The trail offers stunning views of the Himalayan landscape and passes through forests, villages, and meadows. You'll spend the night at a teahouse in Chere Chaur.

Day 6 : Chere Chaur to Chalachaur (2,980m/9,777ft) - 5-6 hrs

Continuing your trek, you'll make your way from Chere Chaur to Chalachaur. The trail winds through beautiful scenery, including lush forests and terraced fields. Along the way, you'll encounter local villages and experience the hospitality of the Nepali people. Overnight stay at a teahouse in Chalachaur.

Day 7 : Chalachaur to Sinja Valley (2,490m/8,170ft) - 5-6 hrs

Today's trek takes you to the historic Sinja Valley, once the capital of the Malla Kingdom. The trail offers cultural insights as you pass ancient temples, ruins, and traditional villages. You'll camp overnight in Sinja Valley, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty.

Day 8 : Sinja to Ghorosingha (3,050m/10,007ft) - 5-6 hrs

Leaving Sinja behind, you'll trek to Ghorosingha, a charming village nestled amidst verdant hills. The trail gradually ascends, offering panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Upon reaching Ghorosingha, you'll settle in at a teahouse for the night.

Day 9 : Ghorosingha to Rara Lake (3,010m/9,876ft) - 5 hrs

Today, you'll trek to the jewel of the region, Rara Lake. The trail leads through pristine forests and alpine meadows, with glimpses of the shimmering lake ahead. Upon arrival, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the turquoise waters surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Overnight camping by the lakeshore.

Day 10 : Explore Rara Lake (3,010m/9,876ft)

You'll spend the day exploring the tranquil surroundings of Rara Lake. You can take leisurely walks along the lakeshore, soak in the serene atmosphere, and capture stunning photographs of the natural beauty. Overnight camping at Rara Lake.

Day 11 : Rara Lake to Pina (2,440m/8,006ft) - 5-6 hrs

Leaving Rara Lake behind, you'll trek to Pina village. The trail descends through lush forests and terraced fields, offering glimpses of rural life in the mountains. Upon reaching Pina, you'll settle in at a teahouse for the night.

Day 12 : Pina to Bumra (2,850m/9,351ft) - 5-6 hrs

Continuing your trek, you'll make your way from Pina to Bumra. The trail winds through picturesque landscapes, including forests, streams, and small settlements. You'll spend the night at a teahouse in Bumra.

Day 13 : Trek Ends: Bumra to Jumla (2,540m/8,334ft) - 6 hrs

Today marks the final day of your trekking adventure. You'll trek back to Jumla, where you'll bid farewell to the rugged wilderness and stunning scenery. Upon arrival in Jumla, you'll check into your accommodation and have the rest of the day free to relax and reflect on your journey.

Day 14 : Fly to Nepalgunj, Fly to Kathmandu (1,350m/4,429ft)

Morning as time for flight time from Talcha to Nepalgunj city airport, a short walk to the airport terminal. As the small aircraft arrives from Nepalgunj, and then get on board for sweeping short scenic flight to land at Nepalgunj city airport. 

A short stop at Nepalgunj airport for the connecting flight to Kathmandu, from here on a big airplane. A panoramic flight of less than an hour reaches Kathmandu, from the airport in Kathmandu domestic air terminal. A short drive back to your hotel, having rest of the day free at leisure for individual activities.

Day 15 : International departure for homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal and at Kathmandu, get ready for final departure as per your international flight time. Himalayan Forever Trek guide and staff transfer you to the airport. Bidding farewell to the guide and staff as you depart for homeward bound flight, after a wonderful experience and enjoyable time on Rara Lake Journey.


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