Jumla Rara Lake Trek is the epic; a famous Rara lake lies in Nepal’s Mugu district and admits the ecologically serene surrounding of the smallest national park of Nepal. The most significant lake in Nepal, Rara, is the queen lake and a popular trekking destination. The trail follows an off-the-beaten-track but less traffic and incorporates a dramatic display of snow-capped mountains’ exquisite views.
It passes through the lush green forests such as juniper, oak, cypress, pine, and spruce forests. The full manifest Rara lake drains out into the Nijar Khola and finally arrives in Mugu Karnali. The Rara National Park is small, but it incorporates 2o different species of animals, including the endangered red panda. Furthermore, 214 species of birds and various floras are the attraction of the trek. The Rara lake lies at an altitude of 3062 meters from sea level. The turquoise blue, clear, and immense lake gives the serenity unlike anywhere else.
The route we follow
The highest point of the Jumla Rara Lake Trek is the Chuchemara Danda, at 4087 meters. It is in a million journey that starts with a flight to Jumla, followed by trekking into Chala Chaur, Sinja valley, and Bitan. Finally, the Rara national park border is accompanied by passage through scenic mountain views, terraced landscapes, and temples. It is a heaven for those with a flair for observing the beauty of nature. For better views, one should take a further hike to the vintage viewpoint of the Chuchemara Danda. It showcases magnificent views of the blue Rara surrounded by beautiful mountain peaks.
The return trek follows the route from the lake to make a bit circuit. Here is the Rara Lake Trek map with its GPS coordinates. It helps to figure out a daily plan for trekking. Generally, it passes through the charming villages and forests to Jumla. Moreover, you may also like to extend the journey to the mysterious Dolpo even more towards Upper Mustang, which is much rewarding.
Jumla Rara Lake Trek: Highlights
Rara Lake Trek short itinerary
|Days||Itinerary||Altitude in Meters||Timing|
|1.||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350|
|2.||Free day & trek preparation|
|3.||Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj||150|
|4.||Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla||2370||0h40|
|5.||Jumla to Uthugaon||2530||5h00|
|6.||Uthugoan to Danphe Lagna||3500||5h30|
|7.||Danphe Lagna to Chautha||2770||6h30|
|8.||Chautha to Dhotu||2380||6h00|
|9.||Dhotu to Rara Lake||2980||5h00|
|10.||Exploration day at Rara Lake|
|11.||Rara Lake to Goru Singa||3190||6h00|
|12.||Goru Singa to Sinja||2280||6h30|
|13.||Sinja to Jaljala Chaur||3270||7h00|
|14.||Jaljala Chaur to Jumla||5h00|
|15.||Fly from Jumla to Kathmandu with a short break at Nepalgunj|
|16.||Free day in Kathmandu|
The Jumla Rara lake trek concludes all year around. The best time for the trek is in the summer season when the flowers are in full bloom. Besides that, from September to December or from February to May also seems rewarding. The Jumla Rara lake trek requires no acclimatization whatsoever and is a moderate to strenuous trek recommended for everyone who has an excellent physique.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m).
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj.
Day 4: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jumla (2370 m)
Day 5: Jumla – Uthugaon (2530 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 6: Uthugaon – Danphe Lagna (3500 m), 5h00 walk.
Day 7: Danphe Lagna – Chautha (2770 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 8: Chautha – Dhotu (2380 m) 6h00 walk
Day 9: Dhotu – Rara Lake (2980 m) 5h00 walk
Day 10: Explore day at Rara
Day 11: Rara Lake – Gorusingha (3190 m) 6h00 walk
Day 12: Gorusinga – Sinja (2440 m) 6h00 walk
Day 13: Sinja – Jaljala Chaur (3270 m) 7h00 walk
Day 14: Jaljala chaur – Jumla (2370 m), 4h00 walk
Day 15: Fly from Jumla to Kathmandu with the brief stop at Nepalgunj
Day 16: Leisure at Kathmandu
Day 17: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please, report at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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1. You can enjoy your trek entirely without carrying a heavy backpack.
2. Another is to increase the local communities’ income.