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Rara Lake Trek

Rara lies in the remote karnali region. north west of kathmandu. The region consists of long ridges covered with temperate forest and alpine .Pastures enclosing high valley. Summer rainfall is low but winter snow can be heavy and persistent since the region is fairly high and free from monsoon thunders storms. The summer season is ideal for trekking. Winter is cold but the autumn seasons trekking is regarded with a profusion on alpine flowers.

Trip Highlight

Itinerary: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu You will be picked up by our airport representative and transferred to the hotel Day 02: Kathmandu to Nepalgunj Today we will catch flight or drive early in the morning to Nepalgunj and stay ovenight there. Day 03: Nepalgung to Jumla{2371m} Fly to Jumla Day 04: Jumla to Danphe Lagna{3130m} From here, the trial follows the tila river,passing through field and pine forest. the trail then ascends up the grushni river valley. arriving at padmara we pass through the deep forest of pine, spruce and firs after which the climb continues in forest over the pass at 3400m.and descends to danphe lagna. Day 05: Danphe lagna to chahutha{3183m} The trail descends, passing through fir, birch, walnut and bamboo forest. after crossing a bridge we start climbing and arrive at ghara {classic Tibetan style village} than descends to chahutha. Day 06:Chahutha to dhotu{2380m} The trail climbs to the gurchilanga pass through forest with a few local teahouse. There is a tree less meadow half way to the pass. Day 07: Dhotu to rara lake{3060m} This is the short ,pleasant trek with a fine view to the north. from dhotu take a trail leading west that traversea a steep north- facing slope. after crossing a stretch of fields to the stream. cross the bridge and climb up to the hamlet of jhari{2500m} from jhari ascends west along the ridge for about 700m. to reach a low saddle after another two hours. rara lake is visible directly north of this saddle. make a pleasant descent to the meadow on the south side of the lake. the former village site of rara{3040m}on the north side is two hours walk along the western shore of the lake. there is such wildlife, including aquatic birds and rich forest around this large lake{2980m}. you may spend a day or two in the rara area . Day 08/09 : Rara lake You can spend the whole day exploring around rara lake and relax.. Day 10: Rara lake to Gorosingha{3190m} After 15 minute walking from rara lake the trail climbs all the way up to gurchimara {3710m} before descending to gorosingha. Day 11: Gorosingha to Sinja{2440m} This is the more interesting trail with better scenic views after the climb to lumsa. Arrives on the summit and descends to sinja, a Thukari village. Day 12: Sinja to Jaljala Chaur{3270m} Most of the trek continue through forest of pine, birch and oak. A few scattered houses and fields of barley and corn.The trail then makes a steep climb to Jaljala Chaur. Day 13: Jaljala chaur to Jumla{2370m} Continue climbing through forest to yet another meadow just below the ridge {3510m}.a pleasant descent to jumla follows. Day 14:Jumla to Nepalgunj. Fly to Nepalgunj Day 15: Nepalgunj to Kathmandu We will fly back to Kathmandu from Nepalgunj after the trek. Day: 16: Final departure Today, we will drop you to the airport for your final departure.

Dates & Prices

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What is Included in the Cost

    Arrival and departure transportation, Kathmandu/Jumla/Nepalgunj and Nepalgunj/Jumla/Kathmandu flight tickets, trekking permits, Tims Card and National park fees, porters, guide, Kitchen, cook and assistant guide, all tents, utensils and foods for camping during the whole trek, 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.

What is Excluded in the Cost

    Personal insurance, rescue flight, personal expenses such as bar bill, tips,, any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, road blockage due to landslides or strike.