Rara Lake situated at an elevation of 2,990m in the far North West of Nepal is known as biggest freshwater lake in Nepal. Rara Lake, being surrounded by Rara National Park, has unique floral and faunal importance with rare and vulnerable species. The park was established in 1976 to preserve the beauty of the lake and protect it from sedimentation and adverse human activities. The Park flora consists of 1074 species, of which 16 are endemic to Nepal; the fauna includes 51 species of mammals and 214 species of birds
Since the Surkhet and Jumla Karnali highway was opened, it has been easier access to reach the Rara Lake by domestic tourists. Earlier, to reach the Rara Lake was only by trek which took us for 2 weeks for the return. Let us join the trip and visit the ionic Rara Lake for the life’s memory.
Early morning meet and greet at a meeting point in Kathmandu and we will start our day long drive tour to Surkhet. The distance between Kathmandu and Surkhet is just 605km but due to its road condition, it will take us almost 13 hours’ drive from Kathmandu.
On the way, we will have break for the breakfast and lunch at the spots as per our convenience. After reaching Surkhet, we will check-in at the hotel and have dinner at hotel. Overnight in Surkhet.
Have your breakfast at your hotel. We will get ready and start our scenic drive journey early morning from Surkhet to Kalikot for 150km today. Although the distance is not far, due to its road condition it will take us 7 / 8 hours day long drive from Surkhet. During the drive, we will enjoy the boatful greenery forest having memorable scenery. We will have break for our lunch and continue our journey to Kalikot.
After reaching Kalikot, we will check-in and relax. Then we will have dinner at hotel and overnight in the hotel, Kalikot.
Enjoy your early morning breakfast at the hotel. We will start our tour from Kalikot to Rara lake via Sinja and Nagma which takes us about 4 hours by the edge of beautiful Karanali river for today. Upon reaching the Talcha airport, we will drive about 25 minutes further and reach our finale destination to park the vehicle.
After then, we will walk around 2 hour 30 minutes to the lake side and check-in to the guest house which is situated on the bank of the Rara Lake. Remaining day enjoy walking around the Rara lake and enjoy the dinner at evening. Overnight in the guesthouse.
Today is your full relaxation and exploration day at Rara Lake. You can walk around the lake, take memorable photos, boating and hike to the Mugu village on your own which are incredibly unique to your trip. You will have lunch and dinner at the guest house and overnight.
Have your early morning breakfast and prepare your bags for checkout. We will walk few hours to reach our Jeep station and drive back to Kalikot.
Have your lunch on the way and enjoy the scenic drive. Finally, we will reach our destination Kalikot for today and overnight at the hotel.
After the breakfast, we will prepare our bags and start our returning journey to Surkhet. After a day-long drive we will reach our hotel in Surkhet and overnight in Surkhet.
Early morning wake-up and have your breakfast at the hotel. Today we will have another longest drive for 600km. We will have lunch on the way and reach Kathmandu by evening.