Rara Lake Tour

Trip Overview Rara Lake Tour

Rara Lake Tour

Rara Lake Tour is one of the fascinating lake tours in Nepal as it takes us to the exotic region of Rara Lake, full with stunning natural beauty. 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 during Rara Lake Tour. 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, letting the visitors find some time in tranquility.
When 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. Rara Lake is the largest lake in Nepal with length of 2980 m and the best season to visit the lake would be on spring & autumn.
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trip
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Talcha /Rara Lake
Day 05: Exploration Day at Rara Lake
Day 06: Exploration at Rara Lake
Day 07: Talcha –Nepalgunj -Kathmandu
Day 08: Departure!!
 
 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representatives will greet you at the Airport and drop you to the Hotel. Welcome drinks will be served at the reception and refreshment then our representatives will brief you shortly about your tour program. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
 Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trip
The second day, you will be sightseeing around the Kathmandu city observing its historical and cultural landmarks. Visit Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple, the most important sites of Buddhism and Hinduism in Nepal. Catch the playful antics of the monkeys and beautiful city views at Swayambhunath temple. Get lost in Kathmandu’s old city bazaars, public squares, and former royal palaces at Durbar Square.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj
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, where we will have time in the late afternoon or evening to have a look around the town which is situated on the southern Nepal border with India. We will stay overnight at the hotel in Nepalgunj.

 Day 04: Fly from Nepalgunj to Talcha /Rara Lake
After breakfast in the morning, we will catch a flight from Nepalgunj to Talcha Airport. Talcha Airport is situated nearby the Rara Lake and then we have to walk for about 4 hours to reach the enchanting Lake .Overnight stay at a hotel or a tented camp near Rara Lake.

Day 05: Exploration Day at Rara Lake
Today will be the exploration day at Rara Lake. So, after taking our morning breakfast, we can visit all around Rara Lake which is almost 13km long, in total. We can find Otter and different kinds of fishes in the lake. We will explore around the area including the old village of Rara where we can also climb up to the wooden observation tower behind the post office for fine views of the lake and surrounding hills. We can even visit the National Park Headquarters. In fact, swimming is allowed in the lake and you can enjoy swimming in the wonderful lake. It’s all refreshing and a perfect way for acclimatization to the high altitude.
Day 06: Exploration at Rara Lake
You will have early morning breakfast at the Hotel and then you will be exploring around Rara about the culture of local people & flora/fauna of Rara. After finishing the exploration around Rara and after enjoying its beauty to the fullest magnitude, you will then head back to the Talcha Airport. It will take about 4 hrs. to reach the Airport. Overnight stay at Talcha Airport.

Day 07: Talcha –Nepalgunj -Kathmandu
The next day, in the morning, you will take a short scenic flight for around 45 minutes from Talcha to Nepalgunj. On arrival at Nepalgunj, you then will connect to the scheduled flight to Kathmandu the same day itself. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 08: Departure!
You will have breakfast in the morning and then be transferred to the Airport in Kathmandu from where you will take a flight back to your home country.