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Travelling Rara Lake - Tours and Holiday Packages in Rara Lake

Rara Lake Tours and Holidays 2019/2020

Rara lake is the largest lake in Nepal. It covers an area of 10.8 sq.km. Rara lake is located in the Mugu district at an altitude of 2,990 metres above sea level, and falls within the Rara National Park. Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular mountains it is described as "a shimmering blue jewel ... Read More

2 Trips in Rara Lake

Highlights
  • Trek to Nepal's biggest lake.
  • Authentic beauty of unexplored Karnali region of Nepal.
  • Fantastic panoramic views of the area.
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Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

Rara Lake Trek

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  • E-ticket
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This 12-day trek will take you to Rara Lake, the biggest lake in Nepal. This ... Read More
  • Operator Unique Adventure International Pvt Ltd Active 3 hours ago
  • Tour Type Private Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel & Guest House
  • Transport Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Age Range 5 to 79 years old
From US$ 1,380 12 days View Tour
Next Departures
Jun 19
Jun 20
Highlights
  • Explore remote trails of far western Nepal on the final stage of the GHT.
  • Witness the beautiful setting of Rara Lake.
  • Be mesmerised by the remote Yari Valley.
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World Expeditions
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal

GHT Rara Lake & Yari Valley

Our final GHT stage begins by exploring an area of outstanding natural beauty; Rara National ... Read More
  • Operator World Expeditions
  • Tour Type Group Tour
  • Activities Trekking
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Age Range 18 to 99 years old
SaveUS$ 392
From US$ 5,599 26 days View Tour
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Jun 29 10+ seats left
Jun 27 10+ seats left
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Rara Lake

Rara lake is the largest lake in Nepal. It covers an area of 10.8 sq.km. Rara lake is located in the Mugu district at an altitude of 2,990 metres above sea level, and falls within the Rara National Park. Surrounded by lush forests and spectacular mountains it is described as "a shimmering blue jewel set in a ring of snowy peaks".

The trek to Rara lake is a difficult but very rewarding experience. Although the amenities for trekkers have improved over the years, they are still not comparable to the facilities available in the more popular trekking routes. The Rara trekking route will thus give you a very pure trekking experience on self-sufficiency, secluded trails, and nature at its best. The culture and scenery are very different from the popular trekking routes - it’s a beautiful and calm haven surrounded by forests, and a paradise for bird watchers.

Rara lake and its surrounding area was declared a national park in 1976 to preserve the beauty of the lake and protect the area from pollution, deforestation, and not least Rara Lake’s rich fish life.

Winter season in this area is cold and harsh. The best time to visit this lake is thus during Fall or spring, i.e., September-October and April-May. The pleasant atmosphere with a panoramic view of the scenic mountains makes it a breath-taking sight.

Beginning with a flight to Jumla from Kathmandu or Nepalgunj trekkers then walk along the mountain path. The trail passes by many small villages with friendly and hospitable local people. It takes 3 to 4 days of walking to reach Rara lake. However, the magnificent views of snow-capped Himalayan mountain peaks are extremely motivating!

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