Jumla & Rara Lake Trek – Trip Overview
Rara Lake is the biggest lake in Nepal. The late King of Nepal Mahendra Shah was so fascinated by its beauty that it called Mahendra Daha (Daha Means Lake). The enchanting lake is located in the Rara National Park at an altitude of 2,980 meters (9,837 feet). The clean lake and its surroundings attract many wild animals and families with a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Rare Lake Trek offers unique windows for guests to enjoy the desert. Numerous birds add music to the quiet environment. The mountains are covered by pines and juniper forests, and most of the valleys below are grasslands. Sometimes hiking can be difficult and requires hikers to camp in many places. The Lara National Park has approximately 1,074 species of animals, including 51 mammals and 214 species of birds. Black bears, leopards, black panthers, deer, red pandas, wild boar, etc. They are among the popular attractions of national parks. From a beautiful city called Jumla, in western Nepal, follow a series of majestic peaks of the Himalayas and the overwhelming landscape of the Dolpo area, then end our adventure in Nepalgunj.
The Jumla and Rara Lake trek passing through the magnificent remote countryside, farm villages and valleys with the fabulous scenery of snow-capped peaks of Dolpo and Tibetan mountain ranges reach of the site of the largest lake in Nepal within its National Park.
- The Rara National Park
- Numerous birds add music to the serene surrounding
- Rara Lake is the biggest lake in Nepal
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 04: Fly Nepalgunj to Jumla(2370m/7773ft)
Day 05: Trek to Uthugaon (2530m/8298ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 06: Trek to Danphe Lagna (3500m/11480ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek Lagna to Chautha (2770m/9085ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 08: Trek to Dhotu (2380m/7806ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 09: Trek to Rara Lake (2980m/9774ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 10: Explore day at Rara
Day 11: Trek to Gorusingha (3190m/10463ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 12: Trek to Sinja (2440m/8003ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 13: Trek to Jaljala Chaur (3270m/10725ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 14: Trek to Jumla (2370m/7773ft), 5-6 hrs walk
Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepaljung
Day 16: Leisure at Kathmandu
Day 17: Departure from Kathmandu
We will be staying at 3-star hotels in Nepalgunj and Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have an additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations, single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.
All meals will be served during hiking, while Kathmandu and Nepalgunj only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer a welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.
Can I accomplish this trek?
Rara Lake trek is a spectacular trip which is a moderate and suitable for trekkers who can walk at least 6-7 hours a day with a light backpack. You do not have any technical skill except your perfect physical health. To accomplish this trek you need to have basic good health, However, it is always best to start jogging and exercising regularly at least a month before commencing the actual trek. If you have any disease please kindly inform to Himalayan Adventure Nepal.
Best Time to Travel
Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.
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- Group Size1-15(Customize your Trip on Request)
- DestinationKathmandu, Nepal
- Max Altitude35000
- MealsFull Board During Trek
- Accommodation3-star & Tea House
- Trip StyleLodge Trek
- ActivitySightseeing and Trekking
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- Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
- Shampoo and conditioner
- Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
- Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
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