Rara Lake is the deepest and the largest freshwater lake located in the western part of Nepal, located at an altitude of 3010m. The trek towards Rara Lake is considered to be one of the best in sceneries and is an off-beat trail that takes you through some of the most inaccessible parts of the country- parts which can only be accessed by similar off-beat dirt trails or by air. The surrounding area of Rara Lake is covered in alpine trees and there are several settlements that are located along the banks of the lake. The lake is also a famous hotspot for bird watching enthusiast from in and out of the country as it is speculated that it is home to more than 350 species of both local and migratory birds.
Rara Lake Trek starts from the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu where you take a short tour on your second day to various UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath etc. in order to get a glimpse of the country’s culture and history. Your journey will take you to Jumla, which serves as a gateway to the far western Nepal which is also considered to be the most remote part of Nepal. You will trek towards several villages such as Chere Chaur, Chala Chaur and eventually to the beautiful Sinja Valley which once used to be a capital of an ancient kingdom in the 12th century. Your journey will take you through several passes such as Jaljala Pass, Ghurchi Lagna Pass and so on. Your trails will take you through rough hilly dirt paths with a constant backdrop of beautiful surrounding hills that is certainly a sight to remember.
Hiking Adventure has brought you Rara Lake Trek with a well-planned itinerary that aims to take you through trails that will not only bring you closer to the natural beauty of Nepal but also its people and their culture. In order to make this journey even more enriching, an experienced guide with great proficiency in communication and navigation will travel with you. Hiking Adventure hopes that this trek will bring you closer to yourself through the power of the serenity of the hills and you will be left with incredible memories to remember fondly for a lifetime.