Jumla – Rara Lake Trekking

rara lake

16 Days

3450 M

Rara Lake trekking is one of the exiting trekking trails, situated in Mugu district in the Karnali Zone, the far western region of Nepal, nearby Gam Ghadi, the district headquarter of Mugu. It takes about three to four days trek to reach Rara Lake side from Jumla airport. The region is known for long ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures, enclosed with high valleys, these all the features have made the trekking one of the exiting trekking. Rara Lake is the largest Lakes in Nepal. The attraction of this trekking is that you will not only have chance to explore the beautiful Rara Lake surrounded by alpine meadows and forest alone but also the nearby Rara National Park, adjoined with the Lake.

The Park is the home to animals such as Himalayan black bear, red panda to name a few. You can explore the Himalayan vegetation and observe different kinds of birds, wild animals, and unique landscapes, have stunning Himalayn Panorama, explore the serene Rara Lake and typical village life. The trekking to Rara Lake begins with flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, subsequently to Jumla and trek continuously for three or four days and reach around Rara Lake and Rara National Park side and explore around and return back from same route to Jumla and fly back to Pokhara or Nepalgunj and subsequently to Kathmandu.


Day 01 :Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel

Day 02 :Sightseeing in Kathmandu and prepare for trek

Day 03 :Fly to Nepalgunj, overnight at Hotel

Day 04 :Fly to Jumla & trek to Chala Chaur [2900m]

Day 05 :Cross a Pass

Day 06 :Trek via Sinja [2440m] to Botan [2600m]

Day 07 :Trek to Rara Park border

Day 08 :Trek to Rara Lake [3062m]

Day 09-10 :Rest days at Rara, local sight seeing

Day 11 :Trek via Jhyari [2630m] to River camp

Day 12 :Across Ghurchi Lagna Pass [3450m] to Chautha [2770m]

Day 13 :Trek to Tharamara [3280m]

Day 14 :Trek to Jumla

Day 15 :Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 16 :Depart Kathmandu, start next destination

Cost Include

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  • All Domestic flight
  • English speaking local expert guide, porters
  • Necessary Permits and National Park fees
  • 3 Meals a day B/f, Lunch, Dinner during the trek
  • T- House accommodation during the trek
  • 3 night’s accommodation at 2 star hotels in Kathmandu double sharing with breakfast.
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Insurance of the guide and porters
  • Transfers as per the itinerary in private vehicle
  • Domestic airfare from Jomsom to Pokhara/Kathmandu