Rara Lake Trek

the biggest lake in nepal

Join us to

Rara Lake Trek

The biggest and deep fresh water in the Himalayas

trip overview 

Rara Lake is the biggest and deep fresh water in the Himalayas. It is located in Jumla and Mugu district the lake lies at an altitude of 2990masl has water surface of 10.8 km sq. A lake maximum depth of the lake is 167 m and 5.1 km long and 2.7 km wide .it drains into the Mugu, Karnali River via Najir River .Rara Lake being surrounded by Rara national park.the park was established in 1976.the park flora consist of 1074 species of which 16 are endemic to Nepal. The fauna consist of 51 species mammals and 214 species of birds. The climate of the lake is summer is quite pleasant but winter is cold .The best visiting time to the lake is September, October, April to May and from December to March. The main occupations of the people are agriculture. People also rear goats and extract medicinal herbs and sell them. Rara lake has been popular destination with a very rough route in Nepal for the trekkers .The glimpses of culture and scenery on the way is quite different from the rest of Nepal .the view snow-capped Himalayan peaks enhance the attraction of the trekkers. The trek begins with flight to Jumla (over an hour flight from Kathmandu, Trekkers can fly direct at Talcha airport in Mugu then start trek to Rara lake. Air is the mode of transportation for the visitors visiting the lake. 

Trip fact

 Trek code: RL-TT 
 Trek duration: 14 days 
 Trek start at: Nepalgunj 
 Trek end at: Nepalgunj 
 Maximum altitude: 3480 masl 
 Mode of trek: medium 
 Trekking style: teahouse 
 Minimum pax: 01 

Highlight of rara lake trek 

 Exploring an incredible beauty of nature in remote area 
 Adorable lavishing views during trek 
 Explore nepali people Himalayan people and their lifestyle 
 Visit the biggest lake of nepal 
 Local food 
 Visit rara national park 
 Varieties of flora and fauna   


Day 01 - Arrival at kathmandu welcome and transfer to the hotel 

Day 02 - fly nepalgunj from kathmandu (150m)

Day 03 - fly from nepalgunj to jumla (2540m)

Day 04 - trek from jumla to cere chaur (3055m)

Day 05 - trek from cerechaur to chhelechaur (2980m)

Day 06 - trek from chhelechaur to sinja valley(2490m) 

Day 07 - trek from sinja valley to ghorosingha (3050m)

Day 08 - trek from ghorosingha to rara lake (3010m)

Day 09 - explore rara lake 

Day 10 - trek from rara lake to pine (2400m) 

Day 11 - trek from pine to bumra (2850m)

Day 12 - trek from bumra to jumla 

Day 13 - fly from jumla to nepalgunj and kathmandu 

Day 14 - final departure back to home