Rara lake Trek

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Nepal’s  largest Rare lake Trek is one of the best destinations for trekking in western Nepal.This area is surrounded by Rara National park. The route is well off the beaten track and affords glimpses of culture and scenery very different from other parts of Nepal. The trek offers a dramatic display of clear high altitude lakes mingled with pine, spruce and juniper forests as well as breathtaking views of the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.Rara Lake is as deep as 167 meters in some places and drains into the river Mugu Karnali via Nijar Khola. The Rara National Park is the home of an endangered red panda, common langur, and rhesus macaque. Rhododendron, juniper, oak, spruce, and Cyprus are the rich vegetations of this area.

Rara lake trekking Jumla, one of the highest rice- growing areas in Nepal is located on the banks of the Tila Khola at the height of 2,370 meters. The most common way to get to Rara is to take a flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla.

Details Intinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Our representative will be in Tribhuban airport to showing your name card. Than transfer to hotel as per booking. The night will be discussing upcoming program.

(Service Include: Airport pick up+Hotel with BB plan)  

Day02: City tour, Permit and ready prepare.

Visit world’s heritage sites. Which is the oldest of the three major cities in Kathmandu Valley – famous for its Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples, and you can catch the traditional artisans working with wood, stones and metals.

Pashupatinath: It is one of the most known holy places for Hindu pilgrims in Kathmandu valley. The whole vicinity of Pashupatinath is densed with ages old pagoda model temples with golden plated roofs and the gorgeous woodcarvings on the doors and windows. To the south of the temple, the holy Bagmati river flows down sweeping the burnt dust of dead bodies produced from the cremation on its side. A small green holy wood forest breeze maintains the site cool all the time.

 Boudhanath: It is one of the nice places to visit in Kathmandu valley, which has the biggest stupa. When someone enters the gate the holy prayer to sense peace is heard all around. All the Buddhists want to visit Boudhanath to feel the real sense of Buddhism. Boudhanath Stupa – one of biggest stupas in the valley, has been built on 17th Century.

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Around the square there are some temples stood upright piercing the sky canopy and through the thousands of pigeon they spread the message of peace. Kumari temple is one of the most important parts of the square site where the ‘Living Goddess’ resides. Apart from those temples, a museum will be waiting for its visitors with an opportunity to unravel the treasures unabashedly. To visit this site is to know the historical facts of Nepal.

Soyambhunath: It is also known as ‘Monkey Temple’. The wide area of Soyambhunath is a hillock surrounded by small forest with some golden temples of Lord Buddha at the western gate and a main temple at the top of the hill. The most interesting thing with Soyambhunath is the nice view of Kathmandu valley to be seen from the top of the hill. Various kinds and sizes of  monkeys are seen guarding the hillock. A lot of monasteries with big prayer wheels are the main attraction for the visitors.

(service include: Breakfast+Hotel+Tour with Guide)

Day o3: Fly Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Nepalgunj, which lies close to the Indian border in the western Terai.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Hotel+Flight with Guide)

Day 04: Fly Nepalgunj to Jumla and to Chala Chaur at (2’900m. 9’514ft.) about 5 hrs Trek.

We take a thirty-minute scenic flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla. On reaching Jumla, we interact with the trekking crew and begin our trekking after lunch. We traverse northwards out of the Jumla Valley. Soon after trekking for an hour, we encounter a small village of Micha bearing a small walled enclosure and a number of Buddhist stupas. These stupas were erected at around late 15th century, in the memory of important dignitaries of the region.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Hotel+Flight with Guide and Staffs)

Day 05: Chala Chaur – Cross a Pass about 7 hours Trek.

Leaving Chala Chaur and follow a trail moving along path of steep stones. While ascending, we cross through birch, pine forests and grassy pass. From this point Kanjiroba becomes visible in the east with its twin peaks towering over the adjacent area. Further on, we descend as the trail opens into lush forests.

(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 06: Cross a Pass via Sinja at (2’440m. 8’005ft.) to Botan at (2’600m. 8’530ft.) 7 hours Trek

Today, we walk along the Jaljala Khola through pine forests of and terraced farmland. En route the trail passes the 300 year old Kanaksundari Temple. The temple holds immense religious significance for Hindus. The route further bends along the main river. Crossing a thick plank bridge, we finally descend to reach Sinja village. Sinja village rests upon a small alluvial plain on the west bank of the clear Lah Gad River, also called the Sinja Khola. Sinja was once the ancient capital of the Malla kings. There are stones lying along the trail that foretell the history of Malla dynasty.

(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 07: Botan – Rara Park border.

Leaving Sinja Khola, we follow the trail along Ghatta Khola amid the unparallel beauty of nature. The sinuous route winds up into terraced farmland and beautiful valley. Soon we find ourselves within the territory of Rara Lake National Park. We come across primitive flour mills and police post on the way. Rara Lake National Park houses unique and rich ecosystem. We can spend half an hour exploring the beauty of the park or simply doing whatever we feel like. We spend the night in Gorusingha.

(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 08: Rara Park border – Rara Lake at (3’062m 10’045ft.) about 7 hours Trek.

We walk away from Gorosingha and ascend to the Ghurchi Mara ridge for about one and half hour. The trail is not as strenuous as it looks. On reaching the crest of the ridge, we get to experience an excellent panorama to the north, flaunting irresistible beauty and charm. As the trail descends, Rara Lake becomes visible on the northeast. The trail further passes through bamboo and birch forests before crossing the Khatyar Khola. We then follow the river upstream to Rara Lake, where we savor the most fascinating trekking experience amid the beauty of nature.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 09-10: At Rara lake for day exploration.

Now have two days set aside to explore the area, including the old village of Rara. We can also climb up to the wooden observation tower behind the post office for fine views of the lake and surrounding hills.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 11: Rara lake – Jhyari at (2’630m. 8’628ft.) about 8 hours Trek.

Leaving Rara Lake and continue skirting along the target destination. On crossing a ridge, we enter the village of Jhyari. Strolling by the Jhyari Khola, the trail further follows terraced farmlands. As we approach Dhauligar Khola valley, we find a suitable camp site near the river bank.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 12: Jhyari – Ghurchi Lagna pass at (3’450m. 11’318ft.) – at (2’770m. 9’087ft.) about 8 hours Trek.

Leaving Ghurchi than we pass through farmland and then enter the village of Pina. Pina has a police post and some hotels. We than continue climbing to the Ghurchi Lagna Pass and come across several small chortens, alpine-like pastures, walnut groves and a narrow valley. Finally, the steep slope guides us into the village of Chautha where we conclude the trek of the day.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 13: Chautha – Tharamara at (3’280m. 10’761ft.) about 7 hours Trek.

Today our trail follows the northern bank of the Sinja Khola passing through the hotel and health clinic under the massive overhanging rock at Kabra. Silaji found in this area is the source of the important medicinal mineral which is believed to cure almost anything. The route then pass through the villages of Bumra and Nyawre, before climbing to the pasture at Tharamara.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 14: Tharamara – Jumla about 7 hours Trek.

We following the trail gently sloping upwards, we march towards Jumla. We meet tall birch trees on our way to the Khali Lagna and Danphe Lekh. We can have the most spectacular views of the mountain ridges to the south Jumla. We descend steeply to the first night’s campsite. Utmost caution is required while trekking along this trail. We then follow the same route back to Jumla.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner+Guide+Staffs+Tent camp)

Day 15: We fly from Jumla – Nepalgunj – Kathmandu.

We take a flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj. On reaching Nepalgunj, we return to Kathmandu on the next available flight.(Service include: Breakfast+Lunch+Flight+Guide+Staffs+Hotel)

Day 16: Departure Kathmandu

Nice to Adieu.Our support team will take you to the international airport for your flight back to home. Chauoo…(Service include: Breakfast+Airport Drop).

Cost Includes

  • All Airport pick up and drop.
  • 3 nights 3* standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • 13 days Lodge/Camping trek in the mountain during the trek.
  • All 3 meals per day during the trek [B+L+D] and a cup of tea with every meal.
  • Round flight from Kathmandu to Nepalganja -Jumla-Kathmandu.
  • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide, assistant trek guide as per the bigger size of a group of trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging.
  • All necessary Camping and kitchen equipment are: kitchen Tent, dining Tent, Toilet Tent, clients 2 men tent, kitchen utensil.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
  • A medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost excludes:

  • Meal in a city like Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Local donation & Tips for guides and porters.
  • Personal expenses (Pot of tea, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

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Trek highlights:
One of the most wilderness popular trek of Nepal. Rich in nature with Culture, lake, rivers, Jungle, and several of beautiful peaks. Heavy colorful forest with a verity of flora & fauna. Charming mingle society of people with the unique culture, religion and seasonal harvesting. Clean running humming waterfalls and streams.

Safety – Health- facility:
Our first goal is “first safety” for all of our clients and staff. We have smartly experienced friendly and knowledgeable workers team. All they are well trained and must of they are license holder Guides. We arrange first aid. Also, the area has the health post on every 2 days, and the main hospital is not farther than maximum 5 hrs, from any part. We can use a quick drive on the rough road, carried by the people, take a horse ride, and arrange the Helicopter at our needed as per the emergency encase. The physical walk is 6 hours average per day with a mini bag with your valued things average 2-5 kg. but 2 days is shorter.

Your Personal Insurance:

We highly advised you to make your travel insurance during Nepal trip from your own country. It is a condition upon joining any of our trips that all clients be insured for comprehensive expenses that might incur due to medical issues or accidents (this includes air ambulance, helicopter rescue, and treatment costs).we don’t arrange or sell insurance.

Tent Camp During The Trek:
All accommodations for Trek on Tent camp.Twin sharing tent basis included in the trip cost and are chosen based on the standard of hygiene, standard and clean of tourist standard available. There is a tent for Dining, kitchen, Staff, and toilet.Warm mattress, sleeping bag.

Meals and Water:
During our Trek, we can enjoy typical Nepali food, different ethnic cuisines, as well as all types of international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, Italian, and Indian.), are from the tent kitchen supplement. Our cook has well-trained cook basically attention for clean, hygienic, fresh and nice testy foods. We can even enjoy hot chocolates, the variety of bread, variety of drinks, and snacks. You could have able to get bottled /purified water. All food and beverage will be supply by our tent kitchen.We used iodine boiled water for drink, wash and preparing food.

 

What to bring with you:
Raincoat, bag cover, round sun hat. Half/full paint for rain, waterproof walking boot, Suntan lotion, sun-glass, light waterproof gore tax set, Down jacket, a pair of sleepers, some t-shirt, If you have your private sleeping bag/If Not we will provide, walking stick, your regular drug and necessary you things.

Environmental sensitive:
The Rara region is stunningly beautiful but equally fragile. Future generations have just as much of a right to appreciate it as we do. Hence, the tourism industry has an obligation to protect and preserve it. We are considering a ‘zero impact’ policy on the natural environment and the traditional communities that live in the traveled places. We enforce a number of do’s and don’ts. We also work alongside “KEEP” in order to maintain our environmental concerns.

Best Season:
Trek for all Season. Even Sep to Dec and Feb to May are best.

Permit, Royalty, and Application:
Permit US$ 90 per week per person and after 7 days US$ 15 per day per person or equivalent convertible foreign currency.National Park Entry fee $ 34 Per Person or equivalent. Also required TIMS card.Although, need to apply for your 6 months validate passport with Nepal visa stamped.

Hotels in Kathmandu:
We provide 2* / 3* standard hotel as per package.

Booking Policy:
Confirm your trip at least two months before, with 25% of the payment and a copy of your passport. One group leader or agent will be free of service charge above 12 of paying the person in a group.(tax, flight, and monuments fee is not free)

Booking Guideline:
@ Contact us for all trip deal and discussion.

@ Print all program that we agreed, cost details and bring that with you.

@ Make sure your all information is correct as your upcoming trip with us.

@ Make confirmation your international flight tickets and passport size photo to your Trekking/Tour operator company A One Nepal Trek. We need that to make your TIMS card, entry Ticket.

@ Send us your at-list 6 months of valid passport copy of all members of the group.

@ Send us your 25% booking advance of all members of the group by bank wire. Although, your all process should have to be before 3 months of your trip to Nepal.

Fixed Departure

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