|Package name||Rara Lake Trek|
|Max. elevation||4260 Meter|
|Transportation||Private vehicle and Flight mentioned as your itinerary|
|Accomodation||Three-star hotels in Kathmandu; and teahouse lodges during the trek|
|Trip route||Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Jumla-Charya Chau-Unnamed Pass-Sinja Khola-Ghorasain-Rara Lake-Pina-Chauta-Tharamara-Jumla-Kathmandu|
|Cost||USD 1,986 per person|
You will be picked up by our representatives at Tribhuwan International Airport after you’ve landed in Kathmandu valley. You will then be transferred to a hotel where you can refresh yourself. Our guide will greet and brief you on the culture, and regarding your trek.
After your breakfast, our guide will take you on a short tour of the popular destinations in Kathmandu. The holy land of Lord Shiva, the Pashupatinath, the Monkey Temple (Swayambhunath), and Bouddhanath (Little Tibet) can be visited in a short duration. You will get back to the hotel and pack your gears for your trek. Through a short afternoon flight, you will reach Nepalgunj for an overnight stay.
After your breakfast, you will head for a short scenic flight to Jumla. The airport of Jumla rests on a large hill and you will pass through amazing scenery. Our trekking staff will pick you and trek you through farm villages reaching Charya Chaur for your first overnight camping.
After the wonderful overnight camping, you will trek uphill walking into a forest of rhododendron, birch, and pine. A short hike through the forests leads to a small pass called Jaljala Bhanjyang. The pass offers wonderful views of Kanjiroba Himal. The trek continues downhill and reaches a large grassy field. The field appears out of nowhere and so derives its name. You will stay overnight in this summer pasture.
Morning trek will descend to Sinja Khola. You will follow the Jaljala stream into a dense forest of pine. The forest leads to Sinja village through the terraced farms. The village was an old kingdom many years ago and you can find ancient rundowns, ruins, monuments, and old sculptures covered with thick moss and weeds. Walking upstream from Sinja village leads to Ganji. You will rest for a while and pass through the gorge to camp overnight at Botan village.
After a steady walk for a few hours, you will reach Ghorsain near the entrance of the Rara National Park. The trek passes through Ghatte Khola, wonderful farmlands, and primitive water mills. You will shortly reach your destination in Ghorassain and can relax or take a leisure walk around the place.
You will walk into the tranquil area heading uphill to Chuchemara Danda (4260m) with amazing views of landscapes, and snow-capped mountains. Next, you will descend through the dense forest of bamboo and birch trees. Crossing Khatyar Khola reaches the largest lake of Nepal, the Rara Lake. There are few good lodges and guest houses built for the visitors.
You will explore the wonderful lake today. There is a wooden tower with the best view of Rara Lake, surrounding green hills, and snow-capped peaks. The area around the lake is amazing for excursions and rest.
You will head towards the starting point Jumla enjoying the amazing vistas and wonderful scenery on the way. The trek begins with a climb to a ridge at Jhyari. Next, you will follow Jhyari Bira Khola downstream. Passing Dhauligar Khola Valley, you will reach Pina for an overnight stay. Pina is a small farm village with lodges, tea shops, and moderate houses.
Morning trek into the serene woodland reaches Ghurchi Lagana Pass. The pass offers a wondrous vista of mountains and Buddhist prayer flags. Descending across a grassy meadow and a steep trail into a narrow valley of Chauta for overnight stay.
You will trek following the Sinja Khola to Burma village past the overhanging rock at Kamra, a source of the important herbal mineral, Silaji. Descending Sinja Khola and walking past Nyawre village, and a short climb reaches Tharamara ridge.
You will trek downhill reaching a green valley of rhododendron, oaks, pines forest. Leaving the forested area back into fertile farmland with well-tended terraces. Following the trail, you will cross several small villages reaching Jumla.
You will catch a flight to Nepalgunj after your morning breakfast and grab another flight to Kathmandu on the same day. The short flight takes you through amazing landscapes making it an amazing flight.
A day is reserved for the unforeseen situations of flight delay or cancellations at Jumla. If you arrive early in Kathmandu you can relax, go sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley, or shop for souvenirs.
The amazing journey of Rara Trek has come to an end. You will be dropped at the airport several hours before your flight. You will have a lot of time to recall the wonderful journey you’ve lived here in Nepal. With the grand farewell of our team, you will board the flight willing to come back for another wonderful adventure in Nepal.
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