Rara Lake Trekking Nepal

Trip Overview

Have you already been in more easily accessible and/or more popular trekking routes or still you are interesting to Rara Lake trekking Nepal can be one of the best option. For this trekking, traveling to and from the Rara Lake hiking starting and ending point with couple of days being in Kathmandu, you need to have about 16 days. For details, please click on “Itinerary” bottom above.

Rara Lake trekking Nepal lies in remote Nepal western Himalayan destination with richly unique culture and Himalayan ecological beauties. Rara Lake and Rara National Park is the main attraction of our Rara Lake trek Nepal. Similarly the unique cultural and traditional practices by the local people in Rara is another worth of Rara Lake trekking Nepal.

Rara Lake Trekking

Jumla is a trans-Himalayan valley with high ridges covered with forests and alpine pastures. The one and a half hour flight from Kathmandu to Jumia that passes through the south of the Dhaulagiri range, is itself a revelation of a large section of Nepal’s western landscape. Jumla town (2,340 m) is located in a delightful valley and the villages nearby have many archaeological monuments dating back to medieval times. From Jumla, Rara Lake trekking heads along the broad valley of Tila River.

Rara Lake lies further 28 kilometres north from the town of Jumla and can be reached normally in four days. The large lake, at an altitude of 2,980 metres, is perched on a high shelf on the northern flank of Ghurchi Lekh (4,067 m). Rara, the oval- shaped lake has a water surface of nearly eight square kilometres with hills of pine and rhododendrons around it. The peaceful surroundings are enhanced by the reflection of Ghurchi Lekh in its blue waters. Due north, Chankheli peak (4,201 m) looms large across the deep Mugu Karnali gorge.

We planned Rara Lake trekking itinerary aiming to show you Rara and western Himalayan ecological beauties which is conserved in Rara National Park and surrounding. Join our Rara Lake trekking to enjoy with local natural beauties, the floras and faunas!


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT) (A)
Showing your name board, our airport representative waits in Kathmandu International Airport (TIA). You transfer to hotel, check in and free time. Have enjoy!

Day 2: Trip Final Preperation in Kathmandu (A,B)
In the morning, generally at 8 am, Eco-friendly Treks staff come to meet you at your hotel. Please manage to be there at lobby with:
(a) your original passport to prepare necessary adventure eco holiday permit/s from the concerned authority
(b) a couple of same passport size photos for permit/s and
(c) Trip final full payment. The staff introduce you with your trip guide at the same time. You have time to interact with your guide, he may check and suggest your trip equipmment and packing for the trip on your interest, please tell us if you like this. The rest of the day, you may buy or hire additional equipment and packing (if necessary). Then, you rest for acclimatization and final preperation for the trip. If you like any additional program for the day, please inform us at the time of mail corresponding.

Day 3 : Flight to Nepalgunj (45 MIN). or Drive to Nepalgunj (9HRS) (A,B,L,D)
Over night at Guest House.

Day 4: Fly to Jumla (2375M/7785FT) (30 MIN).(A,B,L,D)
After a pleasant night at Nepalgunj, we transfer to airport for your flight to Jumla. On your upon arrivals Ecofriendly staffs will received you and transfer to camp site. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 5: Trek to Uthugaon (2535M/8310FT) (A,B,L,D)
After your good breakfast your trek will begins through paddy fields and pine forest. you will be following mostly the Tila khola until you arrives Uthuguon. We choose the best camp sites for a night.Over night at Tented camp 5hrs walking.

Day 6: Trek to Danphe Lagna (3500M/11473FT)(5HRS)(A,B,L,D)
Today you are walking narrow canyon to the village. Now your trek gores up hhill to la pass at an altitude of 3550m. Then path descent tthrough the fir and pine forest. Over night at tented camp.

Day 7: Trek to Chauta (2715M/8900FT) (5HRS)(A,B,L,D)
Your trek descend steeply through the fir,birch and walnut forest. After crossing the suspension bridge follow steep up hill to Kabra. The boulder which is the source of Silajit means a mineral which is believed to have a “healling” properties. Then again keep ascending until we arrived Choura Khola to the village.

Day 8: Trek to Dhotu (2380M/7801FT) (A,B,L,D)
We are trekking into Rara national park and many endanger animals might encounters you. Mostly we are going up hill to Ghurchi lagna pass 3540m. where you can see many mane chorten and prayer flages then path gently descend to Dhotu village. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 9: Trek to Rara Lake (3045M/9981FT)(A,B,L,D)
Your day is much easier comperately to the Lake. The path is gradually up hill but mountain hills,village in dintance and many cultural aspect. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 10: Trek to Ghorashinga (6HRS)(A,B,L,D)
After explore the Rara lake the path goes through the Khayar river. you are walking through the local forest to our camp sites. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 11: Trek to Sinja (2450M/8031FT)(5HRS)(A,B,L,D)
Mostly your trek goes down hill through the valleys to Sinja. After 5hrs walking you are ready to stop in the camp sites.Over night at Tented

Day 12: Trek to Jaljala (3280M/10752FT)(7HRS)(A,B,L,D)
We are trekking through the river sides and pine,fir,birch and fields of barley and corn.Over night at Tented camp.

Day 13: Trekking to Jumla (5HRS).(A,B,L,D)
Keep climbing through another meadow and pleasant descend to Jumla. Over night at Tented camp.

Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu (Flights also available) (A,B,L)

After our breakfast, we take a drive to Kathmandu or take a flight to Kathmandu.

Day 15: At Leisure/ Spare day (A,B)

Day 16: Departure to your destination (A)
Today is your departure day, we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and pray for your Safe journey.

(Abbreviation: A = Accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • We meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Double room in sharing basis with breakfast at 5 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Experienced trip guide and his expenses (meals, transport, tent, insurance except tips)
  • Required permit/s for the trip
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per itinerary
  • Transfer from Kathmandu to trip starting point as per itinerary
  • Transfer from trip ending point to Kathmandu
  • All taxes (Value Added Tax if apply and income tax)
  • Agency service charge
  • We transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for onward flight
  • Domestic Airfare if needed (confirm this at the time of trip book)
  • Supporters (Porters) during the trip
  • 3 staffs (cook, kitchen boy and spare) charge
  • Kitchen utensils required, during the trip
  • Kitchen tent / Kitchen (camping) charge during the trek
  • Toilet tent and pitchment charge during the trek
  • Double tent for accommodation in sharing basis during the trip
  • Camping charge during the trip
  • Charge of Sleeping bags during trip
  • Tent grounding service to be paid at local
  • Other supports (first aid) during the trip

Price NOT Included:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot and cold drinks are not available except mineral water
  • Tipping
  • All except explained in “Cost Includes” above


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Trip facts

  • 16 Days
  • Lodging: Lodge & Tent
  • Size: 2-20 Persons
  • Dept: Each Month 4th
  • Trip Grading: PD
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Price: USD /each


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Very good value for money spent. We all arranged and generally well managed.


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