Rara Lake Trekking

Trip Facts

Duration: 12 Days
Trip Start From: Kathmandu
Trip End In: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12/15 pax.
Tansportation: Private vehicle
Activity Per Day: 4-6 hours
Max Altitude: 3500m
Trip Grade: Modrate

Rara Lake is the biggest lake situated within the borders of Nepal, which lies at an altitude of 2,990 m above sea level and covers an area of 10.8 square kilometers. The lake is surrounded by Rara National Park on all sides. The trek to Rara has been a popular destination for many trekkers, with a very rough route in the western part of Nepal.

A journey to Rara lake is one of the most incredible and fascinating treks in all the Himalayan range lies northwest of Kathmandu in the remote area of Karnali. If you are looking of wilderness and solitude travel, this trek is an ideal choice. The route is very much ‘off the beaten track’ and affords glimpses of cultures and scenery very different from the rest of Nepal. The clear, high altitude lake of Rara, which mirrors the snow capped Himalayas, is ringed with blue pine, black juniper forest and Himalayan cypress Lake Rara is a popular serenity pilgrimage for Nepalese. In summer rainfall is low, and ideal for trekking. In the winter there is often snow on the ridge

The best season to trek Rara lake is : February, March, April, May and September, October, November, December

Make this trip happen with the professional Sherpa teams of Adventure Sherpa Tracks.

Trip Highlights

  • Visit largest lake of Nepal
  • Watching different varieties of birds during the trail.
  • Outstanding landscapes and mountain views during the trek.
  • Exploring an isolated and mysterious beauties of remote Nepal.
  • Visit UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Experience the real Tibetan life
  • Explore ancient Buddhist monastery and primitive life
  • Visit hidden kingdom.

Itinerary Overview

Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to 3, 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2: Casual day for shopping and sightseeing around Kathmandu

Day 3: Flight Kathmandu – Nepalgunj and overnight

Day 4: Flight Nepalgunj – Jumla (2370 m.)

Day 5: Trek to Sinja (2440 m.)

Day 6: Trek to Rara Lake (3040 m.) & overnight

Day 7: Rest and excursion day Rara LakeDay 8: Trek to Sinja (2440 m.)

Day 9: Trek to Jaljala (3270 m.)

Day10: Trek to Jumla

Day 11: Flight – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu by flight or bus

Day 12: Fly back home.


Price Includes

  • All meals during trek. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodation during trek at local lodge.
  • Domestic airfares and transportation from Kathmandu to trek starting point.
  • English speaking  government-licensed Sherpa trekking guide & assistant guide (4 trekkers=1 assistant guide)
  • Porter Service (2 Trekker =1 porter)
  • Staff  cost including their (Salary, domestic airfare, equipments, food and accommodation)
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System fees
  • 3 nights accommodation at 3. 4 or 5 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
  • Airport transfers and escort.
  • Insurance for all staffs
  • All ground transportation on comfortable private vehicle
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • International airfares
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Trekking Equipment
  • Major meals, Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Any type of personal expenses, such as alcoholic beverages and drinks, phone and laundry.
  • Airport departure tax to be paid in rupees on your departure 1760 rupees
  • Entry visa fee
  • Rescue & travel insurance, trip cancellation costs, accident or health emergency, evacuation, loss, theft or damage to baggage and personal effects.
  • We strongly advise you to take out personal travel insurance.
  • Tips & Gratuities to porters and guides

The cost of the trips with us depends on the level of service, type of accommodation in the city and size of groups. We have a special discount for large groups, travel and adventure companies, nonprofit organization etc. Email us for further information about the cost of the trip. We would be happy to provide pricing and further info if you kindly provide the information below or simply email us at either info@adventuresherpatracks.com or adventuresherpatracks@gmail.com

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