Rara Lake Trekking

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duration 15 days
maximum altitude 2990m
trip difficulty moderate
total cost $1750
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  • Our representative will pick you up from the airport after your landing and escort you to the Hotel. 
  • You can complete the checking-in procedure and enjoy a night’s rest.
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1400m

  • In the morning, you will have a free morning and can explore the city of Kathmandu, do some last-minute shopping for gear and equipment, and enjoy the Kathmandu treats.
  • Take a scenic flight from Kathmandu to the city of Nepalgunj. Nepalgunj is a major travel hub in western Nepal, close to the Nepal-India border.
  • Overnight in Nepalgunj.
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150m

  • Early morning, after breakfast, catch a short flight to Jumla.
  • Jumla is one of the least accessible places in Nepal, therefore, making it one of the most naturally pleasing hotspots. It is also the travel hotspot for trekkers wanting to explore Far-Western Nepal.
  • After our arrival, our trek officially starts by us hiking towards a plain pasture known as Chauriya Chaur.
  • Overnight in Chauriya Chaur.
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2540m to 3055m

  • Start our day with an uphill climb from Chauriya Chaur passing through the colorful forest of Rhododendron, Birch, and Pine tree, and head towards a wonderful green meadow often known as Jaljala. The view of Kanjiroba Himal from there is absolutely stunning.
  • Walkthrough a serene wilderness and climb downhill to a summer grazing open field where we will camp for the night.
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3500m

  • Follow the trail downhill to Sinja and follow the Jaljala Khola downstream through a forest with dense pine forest and walking past terraced farm fields and terraces, to reach Sinja village.
  • Walk follows the river upstream, reaching Ganj. Continue the trek through an impressive gorge until reaching Botan.
  • Overnight in Botan (camp).
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2440m

  • Today’s hike will be relatively short. Leave the trail of Sinja Khola and head for the river-trail of Ghatte Khola towards North- Eastwards towards a short uphill, then coming at a pretty small valley and into farmlands.
  • Reach the border rim of the Rara National Park where we set our camp for the night.
  • Overnight in Ghorasain.
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3190m

  • Our trek to the largest lake of Nepal begins with a morning hike from Ghorasain Camp and climbing all the way to Chuchemara Danda (4260m).
  • Immerse in the beauty of the panoramic snow capped peaks from the top of the hill.
  • Descend through the forest of Bamboo and Birch then cross the Khatyar Khola to reach the shore of the majestic Rara Lake.
  • Overnight in Rara Lakeshore.
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2980m

  • To truly capture the beauty of Rara Lake, not even a day is enough. But to make do of our limited time, we will explore every nook and cranny around the lake to immortalize the experience.
  • Hike to the view tower and catch the glimpse of the picturesque lake and the surrounding snow-capped mountains.
  • Overnight in Rara Lakeshore.
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  • Leave behind Rara Lake today and start today’s trek on the path leading to a ridge top at Jhyari.
  • Follow the Jhyari Bira Khola downstream and cross through the Dhaulagiri Khola Valley.
  • Trek for a short-while to reach Pina where we set our camp.
  • Overnight in Pina.
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Tea House

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2580m

  • Our trek continues by taking an uphill climb from Pina through an enchanting forest with excellent views of landscapes and mountains towards the north, then with a gradual climb to reach Ghurchi- Lagna pass the highest point of this fabulous journey.
  • Ghurchi-Lagna is full of spiritual Buddhist Chortens and prayer flags that make the surrounding experience enlightening.
  • From Ghurchi-Lagna, descend through alpine meadows and pastures, into walnut groves. Descend further to a steep and narrow valley of Chauta village.
  • Overnight in Chauta.
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3460m

  • Catch up to the Shinja Khola stream and trek alongside through Bumra and pass through a small village under the overhanging rock at Kamra.
  • Walk downhill towards Shinja Khola until reaching Nyaure village for a short break.
  • Continue to follow the river upstream until reaching Tharamara.
  • Overnight in Tharamara.
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3270m

  • End our final day of trekking by descending on a nice green valley and into pristine alpine forests of rhododendron, oaks, and pines trees, then reaching fertile agriculture tended valley.
  • Walk past the Padmara village and reach Jumla town concluding our wonderful trek of the Rara and Mugu region.
  • Overnight in Jumla.
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  • Catch an early flight from Jumla back to Nepalgunj where we take a brief rest, have some lunch, and roam around the bustling town for a while.
  • Take another flight to Kathmandu in the afternoon and transfer to the hotel.
  • Overnight in Kathmandu.
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  • Today, for your last day in Nepal, you can roam around the city and explore some new places.
  • You can also do some shopping for personal items, souvenirs, and memorabilia of Nepal.
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  • Our representative will pick you up from your hotel (approximately three hours prior to your scheduled flight) for you departure.
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excludes

  • Personal equipment for trekking
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping (tips) for guide and porter
  • Bar and Beverage bills