Rara Lake Trek

RARA LAKE TREK

Rara Lake which is biggest lake in Nepal lies in western part of Nepal in Mugu district. Due to remote part of the country it is not totally explored for trekkers. Rara Lake belongs to Rara National park established on 1976 having area of 106 square Kilometer, wild Animals as the gaur, serow, musk deer, yellow-throated martin and different spices of birds such as the water fowl, Gallinaceous birds, Coots,great-crested grebe, black-necked grebe, red-crested pochard, mallard, commonteal, merganser, gullsimpeyan pheasant, kalij and dove are found in this area. Rara area is covered with coniferous forest. Rhododendron, black juniper, west Himalayan spruce, oak and Himalayan cypress. The trekking of this area provide  experience of unexplored Western Himalaya mountain peaks with wilderness trekking route having highlander settlement & their own culture which is totally different then other part of country.

Rara Lake is surrounded by beautiful green hills, which provides you spiritual feeling totally different then other part of Himalaya. The view point Chuchemara Danda at 4,087 meters offers beautiful view of Lake &mountain.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Best Months of Visit: April till October
Accommodation: Tented camps in trek/Hotels in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
Group size: 2 and above
Meal Plan: Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) in Trekking
Guide: English speaking guide with Cook & Helpers
Domestic flight: Kathmandu - Nepalgunj –Jumla - Nepalgunj – Kathmandu.
Group Leader: Nepali group leader as per request of the group
Trek starts: Julma – Jumla
Trek ends:  Jumla- Lumla
Departure Dates: upon request
Staffs: Trekking guide, Sherpas, Cook with all Kitchen / Camping crew
Trek Grade: 1, 2,3,4,5
Cost: Depends up on trekking arrangement

Trek Extension:

Rara Lake to Dolpo (11 Day Extension)
Rara Lake to Dolpo – Mustang (20Days)

TENTATIVE ITINERARY

Day 01: ArrivalKathmandu O/N Hotel
Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing O/N Hotel
Day 03:Flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj O/N Hotel
Day 04:Flight Nepalgunj - Jumla (2370m O/N Camp
Day 05: Trekto Danphe Langa (3130m) O/N Camp
Day 06: Trekto Chautha (2770m). O/N Camp
Day 07: Trekto Dhotu (2380m). O/N Camp
Day 08: Trekto Lago Rara. O/N camp
Day 09: Raralake (3040m). O/N camp
Day 10: Restand explore Rara Lake. O/N Camp
Day 11: Trekto Ghorasingha (3190m). O/N camp
Day 12: Trekto Sinja (2440m). O/N Camp
Day 13: Trekto Jaljala (3270m). O/N Camp
Day 14: Trekto Jumla. O/N camp
Day 15:Flight Jumla - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu. O/N Hotel
Day 16: Kathmandu[Free day]
Day 17: Departure

COST INCLUDES

  • Trekking permit fees as per program
  • National Park fee Mugu area  and TIMS Permits
  • Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, KitchenTent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking.
  • Food for trekking  (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Mountain Guide, Cook, Kitchen & necessaryporters, Yaks or Pony.
  • Local transportation Airport - Hotel - Airport byprivate vehicle
  • Domestic flight arrangement as per program
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj onbed & breakfast basis
  • Trekking insurance with Medical insurance fortrekking staffs
  • Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekkingcrews
  • flight ticket and land transportation forTrekking staffs
  • All Government Tax &Service charge tocompany

COST EXCLUDES

  • PERSONAL equipment for Trekking
  • Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation (incase needed)
  • Trekking Sleeping bag
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (Tips) for staff
  • Filmy permit for National park( Only forshooting camera)
  • Bar bills & Beverages

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 17 Days
  • Best Time: March- June/ Sep- dec
  • Difficulty: Moderate