A trek to Rara Lake is to get to a pristine off-the-beaten-track destination of Nepal. With majestic blue water that is draped by gorgeous hills on its sides, Rara is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the Himalayas of Nepal.
Rara Trek takes you through Rara National Park. This is the smallest national park in Nepal and The forest lights up with the signature red color of the rhododendron forests that are found plenty in this national park.
The national park is also home to 240 species of birds and 51 species of mammals. This makes it a popular destination for bird watchers and animal lovers.
Your Rara trek starts after a flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj and another connecting flight to Jumla. Rara lies in the remote parts of Nepal which give you a taste of the authentic rural lifestyle of Nepal.
Rara lake lies at an altitude of 2990 meters. It has a depth of 167 meters and covers an area of 10.8 square kilometers. But during the trek, you will cross two mountain passes i.e. Danphe Lagna Pass and Ghurchi Lagna pass. They have altitudes of 3691 m 3480 m respectively.
Rara lake trek is an unforgettable experience in the wilderness of the western part of Nepal. Trekking there is a sumptuous experience with views of the snow-capped mountains, wonderful lakes, and wonderful culture of this region.