Rara Lake Tour
Rara National Park
Rara Lake is located at altitude of 2,980 meters and is protected by Rara National Park which is established in 1976. It covers an area of 106 sq. kilometers which is one of the best places where you can see rare wild animals like musk deer, leopards, ghoral, thar, Himalayan black bear, and the rare red panda. In Rara National park during November and April you can see many species of birds visiting during their seasonal migration. When you make a Rara Lake tour you can see many kinds of endangered Flora and Fauna in national park.
Rara Lake Tour: The biggest lake in Nepal
Rara Lake lie northwest of Kathmandu in the remote area of Karnali which is also known as ‘Mahendra Tal,’ lies at the an altitude of 2,990 m above sea level. It has water surface of 10.8 square km and depth of 167 meters. The route is little bit difficulty but the way towards Rara Lake is adventures. The clear reflection of Rara which mirrors the snowcapped Himalayas is ringed with pine, spruce and juniper forest welcome the visitors. In summer the rainfall is low and ideal for trekking. In the winter there is often snow on the ridge surrounding the lake and and in autumn trekkers are awarded by alpine flowers. The Rara Lake is encircled with beautiful pine, spruce and variety of unique flora and fauna.
Rara lake tour is more popular because of the passion of travelling of Local people and foreigners who came to Nepal. Because of Rara Lake Tour is the adventurous Tour to for one week tour plan. In our country ‘Nepal’ the new trend developed is visiting different adventures places and one of the best place to make a one week plan is Rara lake Tour which has beautiful jewel which make the attraction of people towards Rara Lake.
Climate of Rara Lake:
Rara Lake is situated at the high altitude so the climate is much more pleasant during summers but it becomes cold at winter. The best time to visit Rara Lake is September/October and April to May. In December to March there is very cold and the temperature goes down below freezing point, ways are blocked by snow. The monsoon falls from July to October but the period between June to August is summer where the temperature becomes hot and the trekking to Rara Lake is difficulty.
Options to go to Rara Lake Tour:
- Kathmandu to Jumla by bus (2 days through bus and 3 days walk to Rara Lake)
- Hire a Jeep from Kathmandu to Rara Lake(5 Night 6 days Jeep tour)
- Fly to Jumla from Surkhet or Nepalgunj (3 days walking tours to Rara Lake and another 4 days to back)
- Others options are also available (you can go by bike also).
Rara lake tour itinerary:
1: Kathmandu to Surkhet by bus.
2: Surkhet to Kalikot by bus.
3: Kalikot to Jumla by jeep
4: Sinja valley to Rara Lake via Talchha Airport
5: Rara Lake Excursion
6: Drive from Rara Lake to Kalikot
7: Drive from Kaikot to Surkhet
8: Drive from Surkhet to Kathmandu
Budget of the Rara Lake Tour depends on:
- Mode of transporation
- Nature of the expensses
- Standard of the Hotel
- Way to travel Rara Lake
- How to go Rara lake Tour
How to go Rara lake Tour:
One can go to Rara Lake within eight to ten hours by using airways which is very expensive tour. Furthermore, The airway is Kathmandu to Surkhet or Nepaljung then to the Talcha Airport of Mugu. Then it takes three hours to go to Rara. Different Travel agency are giving the facility to go to Rara Lake on the basis of client requirement. They can manage Rara Lake tour by bus , private vechicles or air ways. Now days people are making their own group and travel through bike too.
Hence, Rara is ideal for endangered Flora and Fauna. Another jewel of Rara is Yarshagumva, people came here to collect yarshagumva in monsoon season. Another attraction of Rara Natinal Park is Rara Lake which was the biggest lake of Nepal and is known as the valuable jewel of National Park. Now days many people i.e. local and foreigners are making a Rara Lake Tour which is very adventures tour. Finally, Rara Lake tour is the is the popular tour of Nepal.