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Destination Rara Lake
Lowest Altitude Approximately 150 meters Nepalgunj
Highest Altitude Approximately 3200 meters Rara lake
Category Trekking
Activities Rara lake trek
Difficulty Moderate
Duration 15 Days Trip,13 Days trek
Start-End Nepalgunj-Jumla-Bhargaon-Rara lake-Jhari-Patmara- Jumla- Nepalgunj
Group Size Minimum two to Maximum Fifty
Best Season March-May, September-November

Rara lake synonymed as queen of lake, located on Karnali region, northern-west part of Nepal is not only breeding place for diverse bird species, haven to several wildlife, home to otters as well as resting place for migrating water fowl but also theater of multiple genuine culture, religion, art, tradition and festival.

Trek to off the beaten path Rara lake begins from Jumla; origin center of Nepalese language,along the adorned trail amidst colorful trees and alpine meadows after two hours’ flight from Kathmandu to Jumla airstrip passing Nepalgunj airport .

Rara blue and serene lake encircled by green hills on vast rain shadow zone of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri himal with eye appealing vision of grandeur snowy mountains experiencing cool breeze of hilly region propels you to glorify it as heaven.

Itinerary Overview

Day One: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day Two: One-hour flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.

Day Three: Flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj that takes about 30 minutes.

Day Four: Trek begins from Jumla along steep uphill trail to reach Patmara for overnight stay taking about six hours.

Day Five: We cross Kharila pass on our six hours’ trek to Bhargaon from Patmara.

Day Six: We trek gently uphill from Bhargaon to cross suspension bridge then climb steep up to Ghurchi la pass and finally trek downhill all the way to reach Pina for                 overnight stay taking about six hours.

Day Seven: We pass several villages embracing monasteries, chortens, prayer flags, mani walls on our six hours’ trek to Gumgarhi from Pina.

Day Eight: Access Rara lake on our five hours’ trek from Gumgarhi along downhill trail.

Day Nine: Rest at Rara lake as exploration day.

Day Ten: We trek steep down from Rara lake consuming about seven hours to arrive at Jhari for overnight stay.

Day Eleven: We trek from Jhari to Bhargaon that takes about six hours.

Day Twelve: Trek from Bhargaon to Patmara taking about six hours.

Day Thirteen: Arrive at Jumla after five hours’ trek from Patmara.

Day Fourteen: Flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj and return flight to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj.

Day Fifteen: We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.

 

Note: We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

Day One: 

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

 

Day Two:

One-hour flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.

 

Day Three:

Flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj that takes about 30 minutes.

 

Day Four:

Trek begins from Jumla along steep uphill trail to reach Patmara for overnight stay taking about six hours.

 

Day Five:

We cross Kharila pass on our six hours’ trek to Bhargaon from Patmara.

 

Day Six: 

We trek gently uphill from Bhargaon to cross suspension bridge then climb steep up to Ghurchi la pass and finally trek downhill all the way to reach Pina for overnight stay taking about six hours.

 

Day Seven:

We pass several villages embracing monasteries, chortens, prayer flags, mani walls on our six hours’ trek to Gumgarhi from Pina.

 

Day Eight:

Access Rara lake on our five hours’ trek from Gumgarhi along downhill trail.

 

Day Nine:

 Rest at Rara lake as exploration day.

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Day Ten:

We trek steep down from Rara lake consuming about seven hours to arrive at Jhari for overnight stay.

 

Day Eleven:

We trek from Jhari to Bhargaon that takes about six hours.

 

Day Twelve:

Trek from Bhargaon to Patmara taking about six hours.

 

Day Thirteen:

Arrive at Jumla after five hours’ trek from Patmara.

 

Day Fourteen:

Flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj and return flight to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj.

 

Day Fifteen:

We drive you to airport on the basis of your scheduled flight.

 

Note: 

We customize itinerary as per your interest to manage your specific requirements.

The Cost Includes:

* Airport pick up and drop services

* A guide

* Necessary porters

* Full board meals (veg/non veg.) prepared by our expert cook

* Trekking equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, Table with chairs, kitchen utensils, down sleeping bag, jackets, walking sticks and other necessary equipment.

  during the trek)

* Trekking Registration Certificate (TIMS) card

* All local taxes

* Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, from Nepalgunj-Jumla-Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj to Kathmandu.

* Necessary transportation

 

* Domestic airport taxes

* Insurance and equipment for Nepali staffs

The Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills (coca cola, mineral water etc.)
  • Personal Insurance &; emergency rescue charges if necessary
  • Extra porter &; transport charges in the event of landslides
  • Other personal expenses, Kathmandu city entrance fee
  • Personal, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Laundry, cost raised by re-routing, cancellation, political disturbance etc.
  • Tips and any other expenses, which are not mentioned above.
  • Lunch and dinner in and Pokhara
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget)

Accommodation: You would be accommodated at Nagarjun homestay with facilities of hot water, western toilets, electricity, television, free WIFI during Kathmandu stay. And offered to stay at teahouses with facilities granted by teahouses during trek.


Meal: You would be offered breakfast, Nepali meal at homestay during time at Kathmandu while on trekking you would be provided Nepalese meals three times a day during trek.