Rara and Jumla Trek

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Rara and Jumla trek is one of the most popular treks in the remote wilderness of far-western Nepal that let you experience superb undamaged nature and visit astonishing largest lake called Rara Lake in Nepal. The Largest Rara Lake is situated in the Rara National Park, located in Mugu district in the Karnali Zone, far western region of Nepal, at the elevation of 3062m. Rara is a unique spot in the remote location of Nepal and natural panorama around the Rara Lake is the pride of western Nepal which explore its hypnotic aura and bewitching charm. It is one of the best calm heavens in the isolated location surrounded by the wonderful forest and paradise for bird watchers. Rara National Park, the smallest park in Nepal is often considered as one of the finest and smallest parks in the world that abounded in coniferous forest and is the ideal habitat for the Himalayan black bear, musk deer, and other fauna. The way to Rara and Jumla is quite off beaten however it encompasses natural and cultural site of Nepal. The reflection of the snow-capped Himalayas in the gorgeous lake provides you with an ideal feeling throughout your journey. The Rara and Jumla trek is considered as it is one of the rewarded treks which offers you the glorious snow-capped peaks, delightful and enchanting abundant wildlife, peaceful surrounding, numerous rare and endangered flora and fauna, gorgeous Rara lake, Rara National Park and many more to enjoy your trip.

Rara and Jumla trek begins after flying from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj with glorious views of Dhaulagiri range, and attractive Nepal’s western landscapes. Then you will take a connecting flight of Jumla and you will take a rest that day. From nest day we can officially begin our trail towards Rara lake. The trail of Rara and Jumla trek allows enjoying the dramatic display of clear high summits of lakes mingled with juniper, spruce, pine and rhododendron forests with awesome views of snow-capped Himalayans peaks.


outline Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 2 : Nepaljung - Fly Jumla - Danphe Lagna (3300m)

Day 3 : Danphe Lagna - Chautha (2770m)

Day 4 : Chautha - Dhotu (2380m)

Day 5 : Dhotu - Rara Lake (2980m)

Day 6 : Rest Day in Rara Lake (2990m)

Day 7 : Rara Lake - Gorosingha (3190m)

Day 8 : Gorusingha - Sinja (2440m)

Day 9 : Sinja - Jaljala Chaur (3270m)

Day 10 : Jaljal Chaur - Jumla (2370m)

Day 11 : Jumla to Back Nepalgunj and Kathmandu

Day 12 : Final Destination

Day 1 : Arrive in Kathmandu

As you will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will greet you and he/she will drop you to your hotel where you can be fresh and take some rest. After some rest, we will take air flight to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu. In the evening, a representative will provide you a brief explanation about the trek. You will stay overnight at hotel in Nepalgunj.


Day 2 : Nepaljung - Fly Jumla - Danphe Lagna (3300m)

Today, early morning after having breakfast, you will take an air flight to Jumla from Nepalgunj. Around 45 minutes scenic flight offers you a magnificent aerial view of Sisne Himal, Dudu Kundari Himal, and so many other peaks. After arriving at Jumla you will officially begin your trail towards Danphe Lagna, situated at the summit of 3300m. You will stay overnight at Danphe Lagna.


Day 3 : Danphe Lagna - Chautha (2770m)

Today, after early breakfast, we will trek towards Chautha which is located at the altitude of 2770m. The way to the Chautha, you will witness two tea shops in Tharamara which is situated at the summit of 3280m and the further trail will pass Fir, Birch, walnut and beautiful bamboo forests and you will cross a 2680meter bridge. Then eventually you will reach Chautha village and stay overnight at chautha.


Day 4 : Chautha - Dhotu (2380m)

In this day, after early breakfast, we will enter into the entrance station called Ghurchi Lagna Pass of the Rara National Park. The place Ghurchi Lagna Pass is very famous for its natural decoration which is covered with an assortment of chortens (round stone Buddhist monuments) with different colorful flags. You will continue to trail through the spruce forests and eventually you will reach small village namely Dhotu which is situated at the altitude of 2380m. You will stay overnight at Dhotu.


Day 5 : Dhotu - Rara Lake (2980m)

After early breakfast, today we will depart Dhotu and continue our gentle trek to the north facing slope by crossing a series of beautiful fields and bridge. The further pleasing trail will lead us to the beautiful Thakuri village of Jhyari, which is situated at an altitude of 2630m. And then from Jhyari, we will ascend up through the magnificent cedar forest and ultimately, we will reach to the Rara Lake which is situated at the summit of 3050m. In the evening, you will visit Rara lake and stay overnight over there.


Day 6 : Rest Day in Rara Lake (2990m)

Today, early in the morning after having breakfast, you can explore the Rara Lake, the largest Lake in Nepal. This beautiful Lake has a deep freshwater and situated at the altitude of 2990m. The surface of this amazing Rara Lake is around 8 square Kilometer which is also considered as a unique spot in Nepal. The Lake is situated in the National Park which offers you to visit different flora and fauna such as; various bird species, rhododendron flowers, wildlife; Himalayan bears, Red Panda and musk deer and so on. You can also have an experience of remoteness and a wilderness in the Rara Lake. We will stay overnight at Rara Lake.


Day 7 : Rara Lake - Gorosingha (3190m)

Next morning, after having breakfast, our trail will be towards Gorosingha which is located at the elevation of 3190m. Today we will begin our trail from the bridge at the western end of the Rara Lake follow the Khatyar Khola River which is surrounded by Pine, spruce and rhododendron forests. From the bridge at the western end of Rara Lake, the trail will follow the Khatyar Khola River. We will keep following this river slowly descending before us Climb out following a small trail surrounded by pine, spruce and rhododendron Forests.


Day 8 : Gorusingha - Sinja (2440m)

Today, we make our trail towards Sinja, situated at the elevation of 2440m. The way to Sinja always display pleasing Ghatta valley from Gorosingha following. You will get chances to witness the beautiful Sinja Khola River downhill to Sinja, and explore Sinja, the capital of the Malla dynasty.we can also visit the ruins of the Royal Palace situated across the river. Overnight at Sinja.


Day 9 : Sinja - Jaljala Chaur (3270m)

Today we will depart Sinja and head towards Jaljala Chaur, situated at the summit of 3270m. From Sinja, the trail crosses the Sinja Khola on a wooden cantilever bridge. The further trail passes few small but beautiful villages, and cross back and forth across the river, most of the trek is through forest blend of Pine, birch and oak and fields of barley and corn, then the trail makes a gradual ascent to Jaljala Chaur, a gigantic meadow full of horses. Overnight at Jaljala Chaur.


Day 10 : Jaljal Chaur - Jumla (2370m)

Today, early in the morning after having breakfast, we will make a gentle trail onwards Jumla, which offers you to have a real wilderness experience of nature. This pleasing trail passes through the green countryside which also provides you unusual glimpses of a culture and beautiful forest meadow and eventually, you will reach Jumla. Overnight at Jumla.


Day 11 : Jumla to Back Nepalgunj and Kathmandu

In this day, you will end your trek and return back to Nepalgunj and then Kathmandu. Around 45 minutes air flight for Nepalgunj will once offer you stunning mountains vistas and some lively settlements. When you reach Nepalgunj airport then you will take around 30 minutes flight to Kathmandu. In the evening, you will enjoy farewell dinner and stay overnight at hotel.


Day 12 : Final Destination

This is the time to say goodbye and your final departure. Where you will leave all the beautiful moments and natural scenarios of the tour. Our representative will help you to find your final destination.


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : AN/T-06
  Duration : 12 days
  Best Season : September to November and March to May
  Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  Accommodation : Hotel, Lodge

Trip Highlights

  • The lake itself serene and beautiful surrounded by numerous wild colorful flowers
  • The trail that chases the final stage of world’s one of the longest trekking trails- Great Himalayan Trail
  • Isolated Yari Valley
  • Encounter with unique culture and traditions of Native People
  • Explore breathtaking Rara Lake
  • Visit National Park
  • Witness wildlife and Bird species
  • Stunning Mountains Views
  • Scenic Flight

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