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Rara Lake Trek – 16 days

Mugu is one of Nepal’s less visited trekking routes. Rara Lake, the largest lake in Nepal lies in mugu district, one of the seventy five districts in Nepal in western region. Rara Lake, with its circumference of approximately 13kms is abode to many fishes and is a resting place to migrating water fowl. The region is one of the remote regions in Nepal from where accessibility of Land transportation is three days walk in a speed of the locals. At Rara Lake you can find ‘Malla stones’ which are pillars of rock with Devanagari message written on them as well as the figures of sun and moon.


  • Nepalgunj, one of the biggest cities in Nepal’s Terai region
  • Flight from Nepalgunj to Jumla with panoramic mountain views
  • Trail through the forests of Pine, Rhododendron, Juniper, Oak
  • Villages through the trail route with their lifestyles, culture, religion
  • Trail by the Chortens, Mani Walls, Prayer Flags
  • Rara Lake, Nepal’s biggest Lake at an altitude above 3,200 m
  • Explore the Least visited trekking trail of Nepal

Trip Details

Trek Grade: 3+
Trek Code: RMT-RAR-13
Duration: 13 days
Trek Style: Fully supported camping trek
Best time to go: April – June / September-October


Day 01 Fly Kathmandu-Nepalgunj (152m,55 minutes) O/N Guest House
Day 02 Fly Nepalgunj-Jumla (2370m,35 minutes)
Day 03 Trek to Patmara (2920m,6 hours) O/N Camp
Day 04 Trek to Bhargaon (2690m,5 ½ hours) O/N Camp
Day 05 Trek to Pina (2380m,5 hours) O/N Camp
Day 06 Trek to Gumgadhi (2580m,6 hours) O/N Camp
Day 07 Trek to Rara Lake (3200m,5 hours) O/N Basic GH
Day 08 Free Day at Rara Lake           O/N Basic GH
Day 09 Trek to Jhari (2500m,5 hours) O/N Camp
Day 10 Trek back to Bhargaon (2690m,6 hours) O/N Camp
Day 11 Trek back to Patmara (2920m,5 ½ hours) O/N Camp
Day 12 Trek back to Jumla (2370m,5 hours) O/N Guest House
Day 13 Fly Jumla – Nepalgunj–Kathmandu ( 1 ½ hrs)

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