Rara Lake Tour – 4 Days

Price

USD 1100

Trip Duration

3N/4D

Trip Grade

Easy

Highest Altitude

3,726m Murma Kot

Accommodation

Hotel/Lodges

Transportation

By Air

Group Size

2-15

Best Season

through out the year

Rara Lake Tour – 4 Days Brief Insight

Rara Lake Tour – 4 Days is a popular trekking route in the remote northwestern region of Nepal, known for its pristine natural beauty and tranquility. The trek revolves around Rara Lake, which is the largest lake in Nepal and sits at an altitude of approximately 2,990 meters (9,810 feet). The trek offers stunning views of the surrounding hills, forests, and the captivating Rara Lake, making it a delightful experience for nature enthusiasts and trekkers.

Overview of the Rara Lake Trek

Duration

The trek typically takes around 4 to 10 days, depending on the specific itinerary and trekking pace. It is considered a relatively short trek compared to some of the more extended trekking routes in Nepal.

Starting Point

The trek often begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and then another flight to Jumla. From Jumla, trekkers embark on a scenic journey through picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and dense forests, ultimately reaching the enchanting Rara Lake.

Highlights

Rara Lake

The centerpiece of the trek, Rara Lake is a serene and crystal-clear freshwater lake surrounded by lush forests and snow-capped peaks. The lake’s pristine beauty and the surrounding wilderness make it a breathtaking destination.

Scenic Landscapes

The trek takes you through diverse landscapes, including terraced fields, pine and juniper forests, alpine meadows, and high mountain vistas. The changing scenery offers a visual feast for trekkers.

Rich Culture

En route, trekkers have the opportunity to interact with local communities, experience their unique culture, and witness traditional Nepali rural life. The region is home to various ethnic groups like Thakuris, Chhetris, and Magars.

Wildlife

The Rara National Park, through which the trek passes, is a habitat for various wildlife species. Trekkers may encounter animals such as musk deer, Himalayan black bear, red panda, and a variety of bird species.

Challenges: While considered a shorter trek, the Rara Lake Short Trek presents some challenges, including high altitude and varying weather conditions. Trekkers should be adequately prepared, physically fit, and equipped for weather changes.

Best Time to Visit: The ideal time to undertake the Rara Lake Short Trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally favorable, and the views are at their best.

Overall, the Rara Lake Short Trek is a fantastic opportunity to explore the unspoiled beauty of Nepal, away from the more crowded trekking routes, and immerse oneself in the tranquility of nature.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj then Nepalgunj to Talcha/Mugu

Day 2: Trek from Talcha Airport to Rara Lake and explore the lakeside

Day 3: Visit Murma Kot/Top and get experience and overnight at Sallery

Rara Murma Kot/Top

Day 4: Early in the morning Back to Talcha, fly back to Nepalgunj then Kathmandu

  • star rating  Amazing tour in Kathmandu - We had this amazing tour in Kathmandu, thanks to our very nice guide Kapil. He knows the city and the people very well. He knows very much about the history... read more

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  • star rating  Kathmandu tour - Kapil was very knowledgeable and informative! He also tailored the tour according to my interest. Highly recommend!

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    September 3, 2023