About Rara Lake Trek

Nepal’s largest lake, Rara Lake, the amazing path of Rara Lake Trek takes to the marvelous place of Nepal delivering with the mesmerizing view of Rara Lake, green forest and great massifs. Rara Lake is situated at the far western region of Nepal and falls under Rara National Park (established in 1976 in a sense of preserving the natural beauty including Rara Lake), is one of the incredible opulent content of Nepal natural beauty. 

…mesmerizing view of a beautiful lake and its exotic surrounding in addition to the unique traditional lifestyle of local people.

Why Rara Lake Trek? 

An astonishing heart melting view of Rara Lake lures most of the outsiders who are fond of trekking with nature. Along with the natural beauty, trekking towards Rara Lake also offers with the different culture and tradition of local people from where one can get opportunities to observe lifestyles of far western region residents. The wild and eye-catching view of nature surrounding Rara Lake is amazing to get in and collect such moments throughout the lifetime. As this trek is rarely visited by outsiders so getting to such untouched villages and scenic spots will be the extra and noticeable thing.

The place will be perfect and delivers stunning views when there is no wind that tranquil water in Rara Lake reflects the amazing view of mountains and cloud. The mesmerizing view of snow-capped mountains enhances the attraction of trekkers.  As, Rara Lake is surrounded by Rara National Park so, the presence of distinct kind of rare species of plants and animals can be seen in this place during trekking to Rara Lake.

Though access to Rara Lake is not comfortable, hiring porters and walking with is highly advisable to reach Rara Lake another common take-off point is Jumla. Taking a short flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and to Jumla will be the memorable scenic flight. After then, trekking towards Rara Lake crossing through green lush forest, small villages with unique cultural and traditional settlements and various species of flora and fauna really make ones journey interesting. 

Rara Lake Trek passes through stunning places

The Rara Lake is surrounded by thick pine forest and snow-capped mountains which is one of the exotic features of this place. Here, the journey starts with sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley and then a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (around 1 hour) and to Jumla (2370 m/7776 ft) will be attention-grabbing. Then the trekking towards Rara Lake begin from Danphe  Langa (3130m/ 10270 ft) and crossing through two beautiful places Chautha (2770m/ 9088ft) and Dhotu (2380 m/ 7809 ft) will be reaching to Rara Lake (3040 m/ 9974 ft). Exploring around the beautiful lake and its surrounding a day will be fascinating. And the way back to Jumla passing through cultural and traditional villages like Ghorasingha (3190 m/ 10466 ft), Sinja (2440 m/ 8006 ft) and Jaljala (3270 m/ 10729 ft) from where at the time one can experience the lifestyle of local people. This will be a great time passing through such charming places holding the opulent cultural and natural aspects.

Best Season for Rara Lake Trek 

This amazing trek – Rara Lake Trek, can be done throughout the year, though the best season is March to May and September to November. During this trek, there will be no risk of altitude sickness.

Duration of Rara Lake Trek 

This interesting trek – Rara Lake Trek can be done in 15 days and as per interest and time frame of those people who are interested to witness the wildness beauty of Rara Lake, the trek can be customized.

Massif Holidays present this interesting trek package to make the journey of outsiders exciting and memorable. One can book this trip with our expert and highly professional team of Massif Holidays who will always help you to the make holiday as the most memorable journey of the lifetime. 


  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 15 Days
  • Trip Cost Price from US$ 1900
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Style Trip Style Tented Camp Trek
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • food Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Tented Camp
  • Group Sizes Group Size 02-15
  • Max Elevation: 3270m/ 10729ft


  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu - Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square 
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu-Nepaljung-Kathmandu.
  • Mountain flight from Nepaljung-Jumla-Nepaljung.
  • Remarkable views of Rara Lake- Queen of the lakes and the largest lake of Nepal.
  • Fully supported tented camp trekking.
  • Exploring the different ethnic groups and their lifestyle.
  • Mesmerizing view of mountains from Rara Lake
  • 14 Breakfast, 10 Lunch and 11 Dinner.

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Fly to Nepalgunj (150m). About 1 hour. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 04: Fly to Jumla (2370 m/7776 ft) and trek to Danphe Langa (3130m/ 10270 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 05: Trek to Chautha (2770m/ 9088ft). About 6 Hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp
  • Day 06: Trek to Dhotu (2380 m/ 7809 ft). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 07: Trek to Rara Lake (3040 m/ 9974 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 08: Exploration at Rara Lake. Overnight stay at Tented Camp
  • Day 09: Trek back to Ghorasingha (3190 m/ 10466 ft). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 10: Trek back to Sinja (2440 m/ 8006 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 11: Trek to Jaljala (3270 m/ 10729 ft). About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 12: Trek to Jumla (2370 m/ 7776 ft). About 5 hours. Overnight stay at Tented Camp.
  • Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu via Nepaljung. Overnight stay at Hotel. (Can fly back if required)
  • Day 14: Leisure day at Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 15: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide).
    • All standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Teahouse and Hotel Accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking Guide (if required with other nation’s dialect all the way to Rara Lake Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Rara Lake/National Park Area permits and TIMS card for trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Flight from Kathmandu – Nepalgunj, Nepalgunj-Jumla and Nepalgunj – Kathmandu.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • After trekking, Token of Love by the team of Massif Holidays.
    • All government taxes, vat & service charges.
  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.
  • Optional

    • Scenic Flight ( Kathmandu-Nepalgung-Jumla)
    • Extra additional Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner throughout the travel package.
    • Additional sightseeing to the historical and cultural sites. 
    • The inclusion of Adventurous Activities.
    • The group joining the trip or personal group trip (trek/tour).
    • Small or Large group of travelers.
    • Extra day hike during the trip.
    • Expand or different itinerary of travel packages.
    • Luxury accommodation (4/5 star category hotels).
    • The family trip along with children under the secure and favorable suggestion of the Massif Holidays expertise.
    • Pony Trek.

    The listed optional facilities for the trekking within Nepal are not included in the travel cost. As per guest choice and demand for extra facilities or services some amount will be added on the trekking package cost. You can include the other extra facilities and services in your trekking package consulting with the crew member of Massif Holidays.

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Other extra arrangements by the team of Massif Holidays: Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Natural calamities
  • Weather condition, etc. that which are beyond our control can hamper your planned trip. During these kinds of issues, we will be getting through the possible solution that can help you to get back in your trip but we are not responsible for any delay and changes.

Flight cancellation or delay:

Due to poor visibility, bad weather or any technical problems twin otters may get delayed for some hours or for some days (also can be happened in the good season). During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at Lukla because of the cancelation of the flights at the end of the trip.

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.