Rara Lake Trekking

Rara Lake, the biggest and deepest fresh crystal watery lake in Nepal, it lies at mid-western Nepal. The unmatched beauty trek can done with complete tented camp because lodge and guesthouse infrastructure has not build yet unless can do home-stay.

Rara Lake is quite far from center Nepal but natural beauty of lake, unique culture and supreme scenery attract travelers from around the world. The virgin and unexplored mid-western Nepal is much popular for their hidden culture and exceptional landscapes.

The breathtaking Himalayan ranges shadows often seen in the turquoise lake. You will encounter some wild animals and many species birds around the lake and fish as well. The Rara Lake trekking counted as off beaten trek in foot of western Himalayan range. The trek route will be almost closed in winter (December-January-February), often snowfall in these months and Monsoon (June-July-August) are heavy rainy season. You will collect great trekking experience of western Nepal with Musical Adventure Trekking. Your Rara Lake trek experience will be forever memorial in remaining your life. If you looking to know best season to do Rara Lake trek, we advise to you do Rara Lake trek in spring and autumn. Autumn is best season to visit Rara Lake in the year because the misty and foggy washed out by heavy monsoon then you can see superb Himalayas and landscapes. Then spring (March/April/May) is other best season to do Rara Lake trek, the rhododendron flower blossoming alone the trail with magnolia which make your journey fantastic

Rara Lake Trek Itinerary

Day 01:
Arrival at Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,428 Ft)
Day 02:
Cultural excursion around Kathmandu valley
Day 03:
Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (186 m/610 Ft) 1hrs flight or 12 hrs drive
Day 04:
Nepalgunj to Jumla (2,373 m/7,785 Ft & 1hrs flight then 4hrs trek)
Day 05:
Jumla to Danphe Langa (3,110 m/10,203 Ft & 5hrs trek)
Day 06:
Danphe Langa to Chautha (2,770 m/9,087 Ft & 6hrs trek)
Day 07:
Chautha to Dhotu (2,380 m/7,808 Ft & 7hrs trek)
Day 08:
Dhotu to Rara Lake (3,040 m/9,973 Ft & 6hrs trek)
Day 09:
Excursion around Rara Lake
Day 10:
Rara Lake to Ghorasain (3,190 m/10,465 Ft & 7hrs trek)
Day 11:
Ghorasain to Sinja (2,440 m/8,005 Ft & 5hrs trek)
Day 12:
Sinja to Jaljal (3,270 m/10,728 Ft & 6hrs trek)
Day 13:
Jaljala to Jumla (2,373 m/7,775 Ft & 6hrs trek)
Day 14:
Jumla to Kathmandu (2hrs flight and transit at Nepalgunj)
Day 15:
Rest and buffer day in Kathmandu
Day 16:
Departure

Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern, which we provide you. Trek itinerary can be modified according to your interest, time and requirements. The trip cost will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provides us your details for a customized program.

Detailed itinerary is coming soon!

Cost Includes:

  • Domestic and International airport pick-up and drop-up services
  • 4 Nights accommodation at Kathmandu on BB plan
  • Guided tour around Kathmandu valley with entrance fees and private transportation
  • 1 Night deluxe accommodation at Nepalgunja on bed and breakfast plan
  • Kathmandu to Nepalgunj then Jumla & Jumla to Kathmandu by flight with your guide via Nepalgunj
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Basic home-stay accommodation available during trek
  • Trekking Permits (TIMS card and Rara National Park fees)
  • Highly experience licensed trek guide with salary, insurance and accommodation
  • Trekking equopments on return basic (four seasonal sleeping bag, down jacket and daffle bag)
  • Experienced porters with salary, equipment, accommodation and insurance
  • Seasonal fresh fruits where available
  • Exclusive first aids kit
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese Restaurant with typical culture show

Cost Excludes

  • Meals whistling around Kathmandu.
  • Personal expenses laundry, phone call, Internet, battery charge, extra luggage etc.
  • Drinks (soft drink, mineral water, hard drinks etc)
  • Your travel insurance, should cover emergency rescue
  • Gratitude to all the staffs, it is not mandatory but expected

Equipment List

Accessories

Daypack up to 50 litre.

Down jacket

4 Seasons sleeping bag.

Sleeping bag liner.

Water bottle

Trekking pole

Hand

1 Pair liner gloves thin wool or synthetic.

1 Elevation water proof wristwatch.

1 Nail cutter.

1Pair wind/waterproof gloves.

Upper Body – Head/Ears/Eyes

Sun head or Gulf cap

Sun glasses 100% UV protection with side shields and hard-sided storage in case.

Headlamp or torch light with at least 1pair of extra battery.

Ear muffs

Sun Lotions /Sun cream.

Main Body

2 Cotton t-shirts.

1 Synthetic t-shirt.

2 Long sleeve polyester or synthetic lightweight for sunny days. V-neck.

Zipper provides addition venting options which are good for changing temperatures.

1 Soft shell jacket water & wind resist.

1 Women swimming dress bathing in Hot spring.

Inner cloths as required

Lower Body / Leg

1Pair nylon hiking short paints. Quick drying type not cotton.

1Pair cotton paints(loose jeans/khakis).

1Pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.

1Pair waterproof/windproof paint.

2Pair inner Thermal for day and night.

Inner cloths as you needed.

Feet

3Pair of trekking socks.

1Pairs woollen socks wearing on evening.

1Pair light sport or shoes sneaker.

Trekking boots.

Medicines / First Aid

Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.

Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrheal.

Diamox(commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness. Please talk to with trek leader before taking medicine.

1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band aides

Anti-infection ointments, etc.

Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use.

Medicines / First Aid

Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.

Imodium or Pepto Bismo capsules for upset stomach or diarrheal.

Diamox(commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness. Please talk to with trek leader before taking medicine.

1Small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band aides

Anti-infection ointments, etc.

Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use.

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Chitwan Jungle Safari (2N/3D)
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Bardia National Park (3N/4D)
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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (3N/4D)
Koshi Tapppu Wildlife Reaserve is one of the smallest wildlife reserve in Nepal lies in Terai region.

Trisuli River Rafting (1D)
Trisuli River is the most popular destination for rafters visiting Nepal from all over the world. It is an excellent rafting destination.

Trip Facts

Activities: Trekking & Sightseeing

Maximum Height: 3,500 m/11,482 Ft

Duration: 16 Days

Transportation: Jeep/Bus/Flight

Grade: Moderate.

Season: September-June

Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge/home-stay/tented Camp

Meal: Full Board On Trek

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