Rara Lake Trek

7 Days
  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • 2990m
  • Bus,Taxi,plane
  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • 2990m
  • Bus,Taxi,plane


Nestled in the remote Northwestern region of Nepal, the Rara Lake Trek offers an enchanting journey to one of the country’s largest and most pristine lakes. Rara Lake, surrounded by alpine meadows and dense pine forests, captivates trekkers with its crystal-clear waters and reflections of the surrounding snow-capped peaks. This trek provides a rare opportunity to explore the untouched beauty of the Rara National Park, home to diverse flora and fauna, including the elusive red panda.

The trek begins with a scenic flight to Jumla, from where the trail meanders through quaint villages, terraced fields, and lush forests. Trekkers can immerse themselves in the unique culture of the local Thakuri and Magar communities. As the journey progresses, the trail ascends to the shores of Rara Lake, where tranquil moments and spectacular vistas await. The serene ambiance and untouched landscapes make the Rara Lake Trek an ideal choice for those seeking an off-the-beaten-path adventure in the heart of the Himalayas.


  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Rara Lake
  • Embark on a trek in the remote Northwestern region
  • Traverse through alpine meadows and dense pine forests
  • Experience the unique culture of the Thakuri and Magar communities as you trek through quaint villages
  • Begin the adventure with a scenic flight to Jumla, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas.


Arrive in Kathmandu and check into your hotel.
Spend the day exploring the vibrant capital city and preparing for the trek.

Take an early morning flight to Jumla.
Begin the trek to Chere Chaur, passing through terraced fields and picturesque villages.

Continue the trek to Chalachaur, walking along the Jaljala Khola.
Experience the cultural diversity and warm hospitality of local communities.

Trek to Sinja Valley, an ancient Malla kingdom.
Explore historical sites, including the Kanak Sundari Temple and the remains of the old palace.

Continue the trek to Ghorosingha, passing through forests and enjoying scenic landscapes.
Encounter the unique flora and fauna of the Rara National Park.

Reach the highlight of the trek, Rara Lake.
Spend the day exploring the lakeside, enjoying the tranquility, and marveling at the reflections of surrounding peaks.

Take a flight from Talcha Airport in Mugu to Nepalgunj and then connect to Kathmandu.
End the trek and spend the evening in Kathmandu.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel pickup and drop off-service (by car)
  • Trekking Guide (English speaking)
  • Porter (2 person=1porter)
  • Accommodation (shared, tea house)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Permits and Entrance Fees
  • Local Transportation
  • Trekking Equipments

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Gear
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Emergency Evacuation


What is the best time for the Rara Lake Trek?

The optimal trekking seasons are during spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is stable, and the skies are clear, providing the best views of Rara Lake and the surrounding landscapes.

Is the Rara Lake Trek suitable for beginners?

Yes, the Rara Lake Trek is considered moderately challenging and is suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers. However, a reasonable level of physical fitness is recommended due to some uphill sections.

What kind of accommodations are available during the trek?

Accommodations along the trek route range from basic teahouses to lodges. Trekkers can expect a comfortable yet rustic experience, providing an opportunity to immerse themselves in the local culture.

Are permits required for the Rara Lake Trek?

Yes, trekkers need to obtain necessary permits, including the Rara National Park Entry Permit and the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card. These permits can be obtained in Kathmandu or upon arrival at the starting point of the trek.

How challenging is the trek in terms of altitude?

Rara Lake is situated at a moderate altitude, and the trek involves gradual ascents. While the altitude is not extremely high, trekkers should be aware of potential altitude-related symptoms and take necessary precautions, including acclimatization stops.

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Rara Lake Trek
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/ Adult