Lying in the Mugu and Humla region and at 5km long and 2km wide, Rara is the largest lake in Nepal and this remote area is blessed with astonishing scenic views. This trek is perfect for that craving wilderness and solitude.
Rara National Park is Nepal’s smallest national park yet it provides shelter to 51 species of mammals; Musk Deer, Himalayan Black bear, Leopard, Goral, Himalayan Thar, Wild Boar, and 214 species of birds. The park nestles in a backdrop of Blue Pines, Black Juniper, Himalayan Cypress, and Oak forests.
People living in this area mostly depend on agriculture while some extract medicinal herbs to sell. The district is populated by various ethnic groups such as Magar, Tamang, and Gurung at lower elevations and Tibetan at higher elevations. September to October and April to May is considered to be an appropriate season for traveling in this area. Reaching a height of 3700m, the exquisite scenery, diverse geographical landscapes, and stunning views of massive peaks add to the grandeur of this trek.
Highlights of the trek:
- Wander around the biggest lake in Nepal and get drenched by the mesmerizing beauty of the surrounding.
- Challenge one of the most beautiful trekking trails of Nepal head-on and bask in its glory.
- Roam around the Rara National Park and witness the numerous species of biology that call the place “home”.
- Witness up-close some of the most impressive geographical landscapes and stunning views of massive peaks.