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  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • 9863201248

Mountain Mate

Rara Lake Trek

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Duration
15 Days
Altitude
Group
2-10
Accomodation
Tea house/ Camping
Grade
Strenous

Overview

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Rara Lake trek is a 15 days trek in the western region of Nepal. Short and off the beaten trek to Rara provides the immense pleasure of exploring the unexplored and pristine part of Nepal. The western part of Nepal is considered to be a diverse and culturally rich place. This area is not so visited and offers a nomadic lifestyle, unaffected culture, and traditions along with an excellent range of biodiversity. In this trek, you will get to experience the lowlands and the mountainous region. Rara lake is popular for its amazing attributes such as changing color according to time, its shape and its location.

Rara Lake is the biggest lake of Nepal. Trekking to Rara Lake doesn't only provide the best experience of the lake itself but also the amazing flora and fauna of Rara National Park. The Rara region prevails in its amazing cultural practices. The culture and traditions of this region are isolated and unaffected by the external world and suburbs. The mountain hamlets in the isolated region of Rara is the best part to explore in this region. Further, you will be welcomed by the people whose cultural practice itself is the best hospitality.


Trip Highlights

  • Trek to the largest freshwater lake in Nepal whose size is 9.8 Sqr KM.
  • Watching different varieties of birds on the trail.
  • Outstanding landscapes and mountain views during the trek.
  • Exploring an isolated and mysterious beauty of remote Nepal.
  • Visit UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley. 

Included in the Cost

  • All Airport Arrival and Departure Transfer.
  •  Twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu .
  • Best Suited Local Teahouse Accommodation during trekking.
  • A Experience Leader Guide(English speaking, First Aid and eco trained) , sherpa Porter(one porter  for two  trekkers) and Assistant as per group size .
  •  Breakfast,  Dinner,  Lunch with seasonal fruits and cups of tea.
  • All Expense of Nepalese Crew Members including salary, insurance, food, accommodation, equipments and transfers.
  • Roundtrip transportation and Domestic Flight  with airport taxes
  • All necessary National Park Permit and Paperworks
  • All necessary trekking transfers in private vehicle
  • Seasonal Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket (return after use)
  • Our Duffel Bag, Trip Map and Adventure Certificate 
  • Farewell Nepalese Cultural Dinner
  • Comprehensive First Aid Medical Kit
  • All applicable fees, local and government taxes.
  •  Trekking route map (As a souvenir)
  • Adventure certificate (after completion the trek)
  • First Aid service (Basic)
  • Oximeter - To determine your oxygen level

Not Included In the Cost

  •  Nepal Visa Fee (USD30 for 15 days and USD50 for 30 days in Cash)  and International Airfare
  • Meals  in Kathmandu Valley.
  • Personal Trekking Gears and Equipments
  • Trekking Expenses like Drinking Water, Soft & Hard Drinks, Juice, Phone Calls, Internet Use, Battery Charging, Laundry, Hot Shower, Donation.
  • Extra porter if you required (it cost USD25 per day)
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (aprox USD26 per person
  • Any Kinds of Health or Travel Insurance (It is mandatory to reduce the possible expense in case of emergency evacuation)
  • Cost arises due to obstruction and delays in the program itinerary due to weather problems,
  • Any Kinds of Tipping to Crew Members (Expected)
  • Any other expenses or activities " Besides Service Provided.”
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  • Breathtaking views of mountains including Api, Saipal, Rajamba, Nandadevi etc.

ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel (1400m). Welcome to the Himalayas! We will receive you outside the international airport terminal of Kathmandu. You will then be transferred to your respective hotel via a private vehicle (Jeep/Bus/Van: Depending upon group size). After some refreshments, you can either rest or explore the street of Thamel and be familiar with the neighborhood In the evening, our senior guide will give you a briefing about the upcoming trip. You will also be invited to a welcome dinner organized by our company which includes a typical Nepali cuisine and a cultural dance. This is possibly your first overnight in the Himalayan land. Overnight at the hotel (breakfast included).  

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing tour and trip preparation. After breakfast, our tour guide will receive you at your hotel with a tourist vehicle. Our valley tour includes Syambhunath (The Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath (The Largest Temple), and a visit to Boudhanath. We will also visit Kathmandu Durbar Square at the end of the day and then drive back to your hotel. Later, our senior trekking guide will give you a briefing about the trek. Overnight at the hotel inclusive breakfast. All these sites carry a lot of cultural significance that traces back to an ancient civilization and are definitely worth visiting. However, you will visit 3 to 4 places out of all, for a tour, as visiting all sites is not possible in a single day.  

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (150m). In the evening, we take a picturesque 1 hr flight for Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. Nepalgunj is one of the biggest towns and also one of the hottest places in Nepal located in the Nepal-India border in western Nepal. Also, it is the gateway to Kailash via Simikot. You will be transferred to the hotel for the night stay. Overnight at the hotel on full board meals. (lunch, dinner, breakfast)  

Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla (2514m). After a hot breakfast, we leave Nepalgung and head to the airport for the flight to Jumla. Jumla is one of the most rural and also the least developed districts in Nepal. Most of the parts of Jumla are yet to be discovered by trekkers. We set up our camp for the night at Jumla and acclimatize for a night. Overnight at tented camp with full board meals.  

Day 05: Trek from Jumla to Chere Chaur (3050m). After breakfast, we start our trek by heading to Chere Chaur. Our journey starts with an inclined hike along the Jugad river. We pass through the lush green forest, ancient monasteries, beautiful villages, markets with amusing landscapes views. Overnight at a tented camp in Chere Chaur with full board meals.  

Day 06: Trek from Chere Chaur to Chala Chaur (2980m). On the second day of our trek, we start with a hot breakfast, and hike along the trail goes ascend until the Jaljala pass. Jaljala pass is relatively an easier pass compared to other passes like Thorong La Pass because it measures only 3,580m from sea level. After crossing the pass, our trek continues straightway to Jaljala Chaur. Upon reaching the Jaljala Chaur we take a rest for some moments and continue walking along the trail that ascends up to Chala Chaur. Overnight at a tented camp in Chala Chaur with full board meals.  

Day 07: Trek from Chala Chaur to Sinja Valley (2485m). After early breakfast, we start our trek with an ascend hike to Sinja Valley. The trail to Sinja Valley passes through numerous villages, the lush forest along the Jaljala stream. Sinja is an ancient capital city of the Khasa kingdom which ruled this region from the 12th to 14th century. Overnight at a tented camp with  full board meals (Lunch, dinner, breakfast).  

Day 08: Trek from Sinja Valley to Gorusinga (3050m). After having breakfast, we continue our journey starting with an uphill hike along the Hima River, crossing the forest, Laha village, and beautiful valleys. Along the way, we will also cross a suspension bridge before finally reaching Gorusinga, where we end our today’s trek. Overnight in a tented camp at Gorusinga with full board meals.  

Day 09: Trek from Gorusinga to Rara Lake (3010m). After a hearty breakfast, we go through Chuchhema Danda, which is one of the optimum viewpoints to capture the spectacular views of the Himalayan ranges and spellbinding Rara lake. Along the way, we pass through Khatyar stream and few settlements including Murma village before we reach Rara Lake. A beautiful lake in the highlands of the Himalayas in some of the best experiences you can have. Overnight at tented camp in Rara Lake with full board meals.  

Day 10: Rara lake exploration day. Today is a day to explore around Rara Lake. Rara Lake is the largest freshwater lake in Nepal located at an altitude of 2,290m and has a surface of 9.8 sq km. We do boating to admire the picturesque setting of the lake and observe verities of fish. Moreover, hike around the Rake Lake for stunning views of Himalayan peaks on the southern and northern side of the Lake. Overnight at tented camp in Rara Lake on full board meals.  

Day 11: Trek from Rara Lake to Pina (2435m). After breakfast, we leave Rara Lake and trek to Pina village. The beginning part of our hike starts with an easy and straight trail until Gamgadi. Gamgadi is the headquarter of the Mugu district where government offices are located. Further, we walk down to reach Pina village and Stay there for the night in a tented camp. (full board meals.)  

Day 12: Trek from Pina to Burma (2850m). Today’s trek begins with a descending hike by crossing Ghurchi Lagna pass (3485m) with me mesmerizing mountain views and several settlements to get to Burma. Burma Village is one of the attractions in this region. This village is also known as Nauri Ghat. Overnight at Burma in a tented camp on full board meals.  

Day 13: Trek from Burma to Jumla (2514m). After having breakfast, we start our final trek day by hiking along the Hima River and crossing a suspension bridge. The trail further goes downhill then we enjoy a natural hot spring bath and get some relief from your aches. We march forward by crossing Danphe Lagna pass (3690m) and finally reach Jumla. Overnight at Jumla in a tented camp with full board meals.  

Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj. After an adventurous journey with lots of ascends and descends, we take a flight back to Nepalgunj early in the morning, and then in the evening, we take the next flight for Kathmandu on the same day. We transfer to the hotel from the airport for freshening up. Finally, we will have a farewell dinner at a typical local Nepalese restaurant with a cultural dance show. Stay a night at a hotel inclusive breakfast.  

Day 15: Departure to your home.This is your last day in Nepal! After breakfast, our escorts and vehicle will be on standby to drop you at the international airport. We will leave the hotel at least 3 hours prior to your actual flight. It was a wonderful and great time spent together. We hope to see you again! Have a safe journey!!

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