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Beautiful Mountain View
Bhaktapur - Nyatapola Temple during the festival Gai Jatra
Offerings
Prayer flags
Bungmati - old Newari town
Kathmandu City
Machhapuchhare Basecamp, Annapurna region
Sunrise view, Kanjirowa range
Naughty monkey
Bagala pass, Lower Dolpo

Jumla Rara Lake Camping Trek

02 Rara LakeRara Lake is the largest lake of Nepal, situated in Mugu district in the far western region of Nepal, near Gam Ghadi (district-headquarters of Mugu) and Talcha airstrip. It takes around 3 to 4 days of walking to reach Rara from Jumla. The surface is around 8 square kilometer and the perimeter 9 kilometer. The length of the lake is 5 kilometers and it is 2 kilometers wide, the altitude around 3,060 meters and the max. depth is 167 meter.

 

 

Trip Facts

RaralakeCode: JRL 01
Duration: 16 days
Max. Elevation: Gurchi Langnala (3,446 m)
Walking Hours: 5 - 6 hrs per day
Difficulty: 3boots
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 4 people
Best Season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), Welcome Dinner in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupathinath, Boudanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Airport drop , domestic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj, overnight stay in Nepalgunj
Day 05: Domestic flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla (2,370 m). Walk from Jumla to Chauriyachaur (3,010 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Chauriyachaur to Chautha (2,770 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 07: Walk from Chautha to Rara Lake (2,980 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Rest day at Rara Lake and excursion in the surrounding area, overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Rara Lake to Gamgadhi (2,025 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Gamgadhi to Gurchi Langnala (3,446 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Walk from Gurchi Langnala to Hiran Duski (2,840 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Walk from Hiran Duski to Jumla (2,370 m), overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Domestic flight from Jumla to Nepalgunj. Stay overnight in Nepalgunj
Day 14: Domestic flight from Nepalgunj to Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to Hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 16: Drive to airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 8 days Camping trek in Jumla Rara Lake region
  • Largest lake of Nepal Rara Lake (2,980 m)

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room / two-men-tent) in Kathmandu, in Nepalgunj and during the camping tour *)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu, Special trekking permit and TIMS Card
  • English speaking travel/city guide in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide, porter, cook, staff during the camping tour
  • Domestic flights from Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights from Nepalgunj – Jumla- Nepalgunj
  • Airport tax
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camping tour
  • Camping equipment (two-men-tent, mattress, toilet tent, chairs, table, etc. EXCEPT SLEEPING BAG)
  • Welcome- Dinner in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the camping tour
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj
  • Other domestic flights
  • Excess baggage charges domestic flights
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the camping tour
  • Personal travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips (especially for driver, city guide, trekking guide porter, cook and staff)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested