Rara Lake Tour
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Facts of this Trip

Duration 5/7 Days
Trip Grade Easy
Max Altitude 2990 M
Trip Type Rara lake Tour
Accommodation Hotel/ Lodge
Meals Full board on Tour
Transportation Jeep or Flight
Season Autumn, spring and summer.
Group Size Minimum 6 pax

Rara Lake Tour

Rara Lake tour is one of the best destination to celebrate holiday on lap of nature. The area of Lake is the dream place for the natural lover who seeking unique flora and fauna. It is the biggest and spectacular deepest fresh water lake in Nepal Himalayas. Lake is natural treasure in hidden Himalayas of Nepal. It is located on soul of Rara national Park in Jumla and Mugu District; the oval-shaped blue lake situated at an altitude of 2990 m from the sea level, 167 m depth and 5.1 km long with 2.7 km wide. The ultimately journey take on the bank of Mugu Karnali a longest river in Nepal via Nijal river.

Rara lake jeep tour is one of the emerging eco-tourism destination of Nepal and less crowded destination far from the hectic city areas on heart of natural and cultural reach haven. It’s a popular destination with an off -road tour in Nepal for traveler. The glimpses of typical lifestyle, culture and scenery on the way is quite different from the rest of Nepal. Lake is surrounded by the National Park with pine, spruce, juniper and coniferous forest with rare and vulnerable species. Amazing views of snow-capped Himalayan milky peak on the top makes a unique combination of incredible beauty to attract the traveler and trekker.

Rara lake tour is a destination in western part of Nepal a remote region of our country, which makes an experience heavenly, when traveler/ trekker reach there. From early in the morning to late evening we can see the magic of Rara Lake, frequently ever changing color is the uniqueness of this lake. Her beauty attracts visitors. Breezing echoing sound of the waves will make the environment more pleasant, interesting and imaginative. Different kind of wild flower, vegetation and other natural species glows her beauty.

March to Mid of June and Sep to Nov are the best time to visit Lake Jeep tour. The climate is warm and quite pleasant during that time most of the wild flower is blooming, the sky is crystal clear and she is filled up her beauty. In summer season (Mid of June to August) there is heavy rain fall and the water level of the rivers and stream will rise above, most of the road were unpaved. So it is difficult to travel on remote or hilly areas. But in winter season the temperature is fall below 0 degree occasionally snowfall is occurs. It make difficult to reach there through crossing snowcapped passages but many of the tourists, who wants to play with snow choose this winter season (Dec to Mid of Feb).

Rara is a dream destination for the traveler to observe and seeking her beauty so the visitor want to reach there. There are many option to reach. You may have flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj to Talcha and around a couple of hour hiking to reach at lake. Or By jeep from Kathmandu to Surkhet it takes around 13 hr. drive to reach at Surkhet, we will cover approximately 605 km. And next day continue drive about 7-8 ahead to Kalikot it will cover nearly 170 km through the forest with spiritual views hill and green land scape. In the third day we continuous drive to Rara via Sinja and Nagmi. From Nagma to Rara is an off road drive. It takes around 4 hr. drive to reach at Talcha airport and the around 30 minutes’ drive ahead then we park our vehicle and nearly an hour hike to uphill to reach at lake.

During our Rara lake tour/ trek our accommodation will be hotel or local lodge as per the availability. But at our dream destination we have option to stay either camping near the Lake, where the local government allocate space for camping or we may have to stay local lodge which is operated by local people.

Lake tour Package by Jeep

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu - Surkhet. Overnight at Surkhet.
Day 02: Drive Surkhet - Kalikot. Overnight at Kalikot.
Day 03: Drive Kalikot - Rara. Overnight at Rara.
Day 04: Rara Lake Excursion. Overnight at Rara.
Day 05: Drive Rara - Kalikot. Overnight at Kalikot.
Day 06: Drive Kalikot - Surkhet. Overnight at Surkhet.
Day 07: Drive Surkhet - Kathmandu and our Rara Lake Tour ends.

cost detail : per person 

For 1 pax joining on 4WD scorpio on every friday Rs 28500

For 5 pax on 4WD private scorpio arrange upon request depature date Rs. 32500

For 6 pax on 4WD private scorpio arrange upon request depature date Rs. 30500

For 7 pax on 4WD private scorpio arrange upon request depature date Rs. 23500

Lake tour By Air

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu-Nepalgung- Talcha-Kathmandu and half an hour hike to rara lake. over night at hotel near the lake 

Day 2: Ful day excurson in an around rara lake. overnight at hotel near the lake.

Day 3: Early morning wakeup and have a breakfast and then return at Talcha airport and fly back to Nepalgunj unward to Kathmandu.


Cost per person on flight Rs. 42000 KTM - Nepalgung- Talcha- KTM





Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Kathmandu to Kohalpur

On the first day of Rara Lake tour is start scenic drive from Kathmandu to Kohalpur early in the Morning. We will cover approximately 605 km in 12 hour drive to reach to Kohalpur passing through different land space, jungle, villages. Our drive starts from Kathmandu valley as a hill and capital city to western region of Nepal via plain Terai low land to hilly areas. Our breakfast and lunch will be taken on the way at motels. We reach at Kohalpur in the evening, the arrival time is depend upon the traffic condition of road. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2

Drive Kohalpur to Manma, Kalikot. Overnight at Kalikot.

In second day early in the morning after breakfast then we continue our journey towards Kalikot. It will cover nearly 150 km and takes around 7-8 hrs. To reach at Kalikot. Scenic drive leads our journey towards Kalikot through Sal forest with beautiful views of green land scape, hill and mountains. We will take our lunch on the way to destine. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Drive Kalikot - Rara. Overnight at Rara.

After breakfast, drive to Mathillo Mili Rara. Drive past through Sinja Valley and Pandu Gufa for breath taking scenery. After around two and half hour trek we will reach Rara Taal. Our trail is alongside Chuchhemara Danda from where we get to admire the Himalayan panorama, the vast and tranquil Rara Lake, and the lush vegetation of the Rara National Park. It’s a 9 hrs drive and 2 hrs trek to Rara. Dinner as well as overnight stay at Rara in front of the beautiful lake.

Day 4

Rara Lake Excursion. Overnight at Rara.

Wake up early in the morning having breakfast with the magic views of lake and the Himalayas. Today, we have a day leisure at Rara Lake. We can excursion in an around, enjoy boating, taking pictures and many more activities which is available here optional tour like hike around etc. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be served at the Hotel. Free and relax.

Day 5

Drive Rara - manma Kalikot. Overnight at Kalikot.

Wake up in the morning have breakfast and begin our returning journey. We will walk couple of hours to catch our jeep where we parked. We will follow the same route while returning back as well. We will have our lunch on the way and following the same path will arrive Kalikot in the evening. Check in at Hotel. Dinner at Hotel.

Day 6

Drive Kalikot - Surkhet overnight at Surkhet

Day 7

Drive Surkhet to Kathmandu

At last our tour is end at Kathmandu with the life time memorable moment of Rara Lake tour with us. If you want to extend your trip in next destination we arrange your next trip as like your previous tour.

Price & Dates

Upcoming Fixed Departure Date and Offer Price.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu- Nepalgunj-Talcha- Kathmandu domestic air ticket. If you take a tour packege mode of transport as a flight.
  • 4WD private scorpio from Kathmandu to Rara and back to Kathmandu as per the itineary.
  • All necessary paperwork, National Park Permit
  • Accommodation in twin sharing room at Tourist standar hotel.
  • All Breakfast, lunch and Non veg dinner is include during the tripe but dinner is exclude in the last day of arrival at Kathmandu.
  • First aid Medical
  • experience professional guide 
  • For 4WD tour driver comes as a guide 

Trip Cost Exclude

  • Any sightseeing, boating, horse riding, or any other personal excursion cost.
  • Personal Belong items
  • Personal expenses, shopping, Beverage bills and so on.
  • Tips for staffs or driver
  • Your travel insurance 
  • Any cost incurred due to natural causes and uncertain incident accrued during the tripe like: landslide, earthquake, political unrest has to be bearded by client themselves.

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