Jumla Rara Lake Trek - 14 Days

This trek takes you to a rarely visited trail in Western Nepal through fantastic scenery culminating at the spectacular Rara Lake, Nepal’s largest lake at 3062m.

The trek starts from Jumla, crosses the Ghurchi Lagna pass at 3450m and reaches the Rara Lake on the 5th day of the trek.

This breathtaking high altitude lake is bounded by conifer forests and alpine meadows. The southern and the northern skyline is covered by snow-capped peaks of Chuchemara, Ruma Kand and Malika Kand.

Migratory birds flock to this place making it a heaven for bird lovers.

Earthquake update:

This trail is relatively unscathed by the earthquake and is safe for trekking.

DayActivities
Day 01Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02Rest/preparation
Day 03Fly Nepalgunj
Day 04Fly Jumla (2370m); trek Danphe Lagna Camp (3500m)
Day 05Trek Chautha (2770m)
Day 06Trek Dhotu
Day 07Trek Rara Lake (2980m)
Day 08Rara Lake
Day 09Trek Gorosingha
Day 10Trek Sinja (2440m)
Day 11Trek Jaljala Chaur (3270m)
Day 12Trek Jumla
Day 13Fly Nepalgunj-Kathmandu
Day 14Depart Kathmandu

What is Included

  • Arrival & departure transfer from and to the airport & hotels
  • 3 nights bed & breakfast accommodation in a 3* hotel in Kathmandu (twin share)
  • 1 night bed & breakfast accommodation in a 3* hotel in Nepalgunj (twin share)
  • Teahouse accommodation, wherever available, on full board (breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the trek
  • Camping accommodation, where teahouses are not available, on full board during the trek
  • Kathmandu-Nepalgunj-Jumla airfare
  • Jumla-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu airfare
  • Permits & other local taxes
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Required number of porter/s
  • Transportation, accommodation, food, salary and insurance for guide and other local staffs
  • Farewell dinner at an authentic Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu

What is Excluded

  • Travel & medical insurance including insurance for emergency rescue & evacuation
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu & Nepal visa fee
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu & Nepalgunj
  • Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry, bottled water, bar bills, etc.
  • Trekking gear (also available on hire)
  • Tips for guide & local staffs
  • Any extra cost arising out of natural calamities or cancellation of the program
  • All other items not mentioned in the list of ‘Price Includes’

Head Gear

  • Hat preferably wool or fleece
  • Sun hat & scarf
  • Head torch with extra alkaline batteries

Hand Wear

  • Fleece Gloves

Personal stuffs

  • 4-5 season sleeping bag with thermal or fleece bag liner
  • Water purifier preferably tablets
  • Day pack
  • Books
  • Snacks
  • Trekking poles
  • UV Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Insurance papers
  • Swiss army knife
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs
  • Water bottle
  • Pee bottle for men & Pee Funnel for Women (for very cold nights)

Clothing

  • Jacket & Trouser (waterproof)
  • Trousers for trekking
  • Non cotton shirt/T-shirt (full sleeves)
  • Fleece trouser
  • Micro fleece
  • Body warmer fleece
  • Thermal wear
  • Down jacket
  • Rain/wind jacket
  • Underwear
  • Neck gaiter

Foot Wear

  • Water repellent trekking boots with ankle support
  • Gaiters
  • Socks
  • Trainers

Bags

  • Strong Kit/Duffle bag to be carried by porter
  • Bag to keep your casual clothing
  • Toiletry bag

Climbing Equipment (if required)

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness with Slings, carabiners
  • Jumar
  • Boots suitable for mountaineering
  • Mountaineering helmet

Medicines

  • Personal medications

All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.

Visa Charges

Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries

Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 30 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 50 or equivalent convertible currency

Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 125 or equivalent convertible currency

Tourist Visa Extension

If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu

The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency

The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 3 per day

Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)

http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/content/tourist-visa.html

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Trip Facts

  • 14 Days
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 3,450 m
  • Moderate
  • Camping
  • March to May, June to Aug
  • Sightseeing and trekking/climbing
  • Camps/Lodges
  • Flights/ private car or tourist bus (as per itinerary)
  • 12 pax Maximum