Rara Lake Trekking
Rara Lake is the largest lake in Nepal. The area surrounding the lake was declared a National Park in 1976 but despite that the lake still receives fewer visitors, mainly due to its isolation. The lake itself is situated 2990meters above sea level but within the park there is a high point, Chuchemera danda which is at around 4040 meters elevation, provides a spectacular view point. Only a few number of trekkers done this trek to experience it’s unique culture and dramatic landscape with some historically important place on the way.
Trek to Rara Lake is a popular area in Far West Nepal. The route is off the beaten track and affords glimpse of culture and scenery very different from rest of Nepal. The trek starts from Jumla. From there two to three days trek to the park. An alternative route is to combine a trek to Lower Dolpa with a visit to the Ra Ra Lake. By trekking west from Dolpa it is possible to reach Jumla and the park within a week. The trail requires with crossing of a high pass but if conditions allow, makes the extended trek a unique experience. Rara National Park is known as the home of Himalayan black bear, Red panda, Chorals. This trek is nature’s paradise for botanists, and birds watchers.