looked 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. Rara lake is located in the remote
Karnali zone in the north-west region of Nepal. The region is known for long
ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures enclosing high
valleys. Such landscape make Rara lake region good for trekking.
Expedition to Rara Lake
||Karnali region, North-West of Nepal
||Largest lake in Nepal
|Best Season to Visit
||Spring & Autumn
|Entry and Exit Point
Summers are nice for trekking in Rara lake for the region is free
from monsoon thunder storms to large extent in the season. Winters are cold,
but in autumn, trekking is rewarded with a profusion of alpine flowers.
Rainfall is low in summer, but snow can be heavy and persistent in summers.
Cited below is a possible trek to the harmonious Rara lake:
» Day 1: Arrival in capital Kathmandu
» Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
» Day 3: Fly to Nepalagunj
» Day 4: Fly to Jumla
» Day 5,6: Trek to Rara Lake
» Day 7,8: Explore area around Rara Lake
» Day 9: Return trek to Jumla
» Day 10: Fly back to Kathmandu
Rara National Park
Adjoining the Rara Lake is the 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.
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 remotest in Nepal, letting the visitors find some time in
tranquility. Following are the fine points of the trek to Rara Lake.
» Exploring serene Rara Lake
» Unravelling the Rara National Park
» Stunning Himalayan panorama
» Exploring typical village people and their rustic way of life