Rara Lake Tour - 6 Days

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  • Duration 6 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 2-10
  • Max. Altitude 3700 M.
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November

Rara Lake Tour is one of the most fascinating lake tours in Nepal as it takes us to the exotic region of Rara Lake, full with stunning natural beauty. Adjoining Rara Lake is Rara National Park, where animals like Himalayan black bear and Red Panda reside. The trek to Rara National Park brings delight for botanists, nature-lovers and bird watchers. One can explore incredibly diverse Himalayan vegetation and observe different kinds of birds and wild animals during our Rara Lake Tour. The four hour trek to Rara Lake brings joy for those who are fond of passing some time in recluse in the lap of nature. Karnali region, where the lake is located, is one of the remote regions in Nepal, allowing the visitors find some time in tranquility.

When looked at from a distance, Rara Lake looks like a blue nymph, indulged in romance with mountains. The lake is neighbored by tall trees on three sides and High Mountain peaks on the fourth. It is located in the north-west region of Nepal, which is known for long ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures enclosing high valleys. Such landscape make Rara Lake region perfect for trekking. Rara Lake is the largest lake in Nepal with length of 2980m and the best season to visit the lake are during spring & autumn.

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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Today, as per the flight schedule for Nepalgunj, we will get to the domestic terminal of the airport for one and half hour scenic flight to Nepalgunj. We will have time in the late afternoon or evening and have a look around the town which is situated on the border with India. We will stay overnight at the hotel in Nepalgunj.

      After breakfast in the morning, we will catch a flight from Nepalgunj to Talcha Airport. Talcha Airport is situated nearby the Rara Lake. We have to walk for about 3-4 hours to reach the enchanting lake. Overnight stay at a hotel or a tented camp near Rara Lake.

        Today will be the exploration day hike to Marma Top. After taking our morning breakfast, we head up to Marma Top, which offers a panoramic view of rolling hills that lead up to the snow-capped Himalayan peaks.  From here, we will enjoy our packed lunch and snap some photos.  When you're ready, we head back down to Rara Lake and stay there for the night.  The total journey (there and back) takes about 5 hours.

          In the morning, we take the four hour hike back to the airport. We will take a short scenic flight for around 45 minutes from Talcha to Nepalgunj. On arrival at Nepalgunj, you will connect to the scheduled flight to Kathmandu the same day. Farewell dinner in Kathmandu and overnight in hotel.

            We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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              What's Included
              • Arrival /Departure transfer
              • Flights Kathmandu - Nepalgunj - Talcha - Nepalgunj - Kathmandu
              • Guide for hiking around Rara Lake
              • 1 night accomodation in Nepalgunj, 2 night accomodation in Rara, 2 night accommodation in Kathmandu (all on Bed and Breakfast basis)
              • All the ground transportation
              • Rara National Park permit
              • TIMS Card
              • Farewell Dinner
              • Personal Nature expenses, bar bills
              • Lunch/dinner
              • Tips
              • Travel Insurance
              • International Airfare
              • Adverse weather, landslide, unforseen situation during the trip
              • Entrance/monument fees
              Dates and Prices
              Date PriceAvailability 
              Start DateStarts: ThursdayMay 30, 2024End DateEnds: TuesdayJun 04, 2024PricePriceUS$1075StatusStatusAvailable

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