A Naturalist’s Dream on the Rara Tal Trekking Trail - 18 Days

Get the opportunity to see over 500 assortments of flower and herb a collection 20 species of mammals and 214 bird species that will be a delight to bird watches particularly in the migratory winter period.

Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Trip Grade: Difficult

  • Max Elevation: 3500 Meters

  • Total Duration: 18 Days

  • Best Time: March - May & Sept - Nov

  • Group Size: Min 2 Pax.

The Landscape at the Rara Tal Trekking
On the western part of Nepal, the Rara Tal Trekking is the best trekking expedition. There is the Rara National Park that is forested by conifers and is Nepal’s smallest but panoramic national park, and the Rara Lake Trekking, which by contrast is the biggest lake in Nepal. As you walk on the Rara Tal Trekking trail, the snow capped Himalayas that is mirrored by the Rara Lake will be quite conspicuous. On the Rara Tal Trekking trail, the best elevation for a breathtaking view of the deep blue clear lake is the snow capped Chuchemara Dada hills. The Rara Tal Trekking trail definitely has one of the best landscapes in Nepal.

The Ecology of the Rara Tal Trekking Trail
On the Rara Tal Trekking get the opportunity to see over 500 assortments of flower and herb a collection 20 species of mammals and 214 bird species that will be a delight to bird watches particularly in the migratory winter period. Rara Tal Trekking has great importance and hence the reason for regular flights to Mugu District through the Talcha Airport. On the Rara Tal Trekking trail, the tranquil environs of the hills encompassing the Rara Lake will impress you. The Rara Tal Trekking trail also provides access to the Mugu Karnali Gorge. While there are lodges and houses where trekkers can stay as well as a bunkhouse on the lake, Rara Tal Trekking lovers prefer to camp.

The Climate on the Rara Tal Trekking Trail
The Rara Tal Trekking area is enveloped by coniferous forest and on the Rara Tal Trekking trail wild and endangered animals will be encountered. The climate on the Rara Tal Trekking trail is quite pleasant in the summer time but during the cold wintry period, the Rara Tal Trekking trail becomes very cold due to the altitude. The Rara Tal Trekking trail is good to visit during the months of September, October, April, and May. Temperatures on Rara Tal Trekking trail then go below freezing point in winter blocking many paths on the Rara Tal Trekking trail. The Rara Tal Trekking trail is also difficult in the winter season.

Inclusion and Exclusion

Cost Includes

  • Airport picks up & Drove

  • Kathmandu sightseeing

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Local Transportation

  • Accommodation & Fooding (BLD)

  • Staff insurance

  • Licenses holder trekking guide/ porter

  • National Park permits

  • Domestic Air Ticket

  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Info management system)

  • First-aid treatment

  • Trekking equipments(Jacket/sleeping Bag)

Cost Exclusion

  • All kinds of drinks Nepal

  • Clients accident insurance Nepal

  • Personal expanses Nepal

  • Bar bills Nepal

  • Staff tips Nepal

  • International Air ticket Nepal

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02 : Full day Kathmandu sightseeing (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 03 : By flight/drive to Nepaljung
Day 04 : Nepalgunj to Jumla by flight (2,370m)
Day 05 : Jumla to Daphe Langa Camp (3,846m)
Day 06 : Daphe Langa Camp to Bharbhare (2,922m)
Day 07 : Bharbhare to Jhyari (2,635m)
Day 08 : Jhyari to Rara Lake (2,980m)
Day 09 : Rest day in Rara lake (2,980m)
Day 10 : Rara lake to Murma (3,085m)
Day 11 : Murma to Gurusingha (3,305m)
Day 12 : Gurusingha to Hatsinja (2,490m)
Day 13 : Hatsinja to Jaljala chaur (3,270m)
Day 14 : Jaljala Chaur to Churiyachaur (3,010m)
Day 15 : Churiyachaur to Jumla (2,370m)
Day 16 : Churiyachaur to Jumla
Day 18 : Nepaljung to Kathmandu by flight (1,350m)
Day 18 : Final Departure from Nepal/ or stay more longer

Equipments & Packing List

Following are the list of items for 1 person that will help you to pack for your trip. Note that the some items can vary according to season and number of treaking days. Luggage will be carried by the porter and day-pack with valuable items or anything important will be carried by your self.

Documents
  • Valid passport, passport size photos, air tickets
  • Trekkers' Information Management Systems (TIMS) Card, which is mandatory for trekking.
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash as these currency are easily exangable and can be used on paying in different places.
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds
Electronics
  • A pair of DSLR camera with 3 extra batteries (charging is expensive on the mountain)
  • A pair of Point and shoot camera
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • A pair of Video Camera, if you like
  • A pair of solar charger (charging is expensive, if you can charge yourself will save money)
  • A pair of Chargers with Belkin mini surge and adapter.
  • Some Extra batteries for headlamps
Gear
  • A pair of headlamp
  • A pair of watch with alarm
  • A Pair of pair sunglasses
Clothing
  • Pairs of quick drying, long sleeved base layer shirts
  • Pairs of trekking shorts, short sleeve
  • Pairs of Thermal underwear – base layer
  • Pairs of liner socks
  • Pairs of pair woolen blend trekking socks
  • Pairs of trekking pants with zip off bottoms
  • Pairs of fleece sweaters – one lightweight, one heavy
  • A pair of wind proof overlayer- jacket and pants
  • A pair of down jacket
  • A pair of Rain Koot
  • A pair of Warm hat
  • A pair of lightweight thermal layer hat
  • A pair of peak hat
  • A pair of headband/dew rag
  • A pair of pair gloves
  • A pair of Pair trekking boot
  • A pair of Pair flip flops
  • A pair of down booties
  • A pair of Down Jacket(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)
  • A pair of sleeping bag(Will be provided by Simrik Real Nepal. No Need to buy)