"Explore the Rara National Park and enjoy a serene venture to the gorgeous Rara Lake. Rara lake trek 14 days is a perfect trek if you are on a quest for an isolated trekking route in the Himalayas."
Rara lake is situated at 3,010 m/ 9,875 ft from sea level. It is the biggest freshwater lake in Nepal and is also part of the Ramsar site. Locals refer to this lake as the Queens of Lakes for its heavenly beauty. The Rara lake trek lets you traverse the remote northwestern part of Nepal, which is rarely visited by trekkers. You explore the Mugu and Jumla districts of Nepal.
The Rara lake trek route goes through the Rara National Park, established in 1979. The trail is adventurous and goes through coniferous forests to snow-laden Himalayan mountains. You spend the night in picturesque villages and get to see the unique lifestyle of the locals. The Rara lake trekking teaches you the simplicity of life and allows you to untangle your thoughts.
The temping landscapes during the Rara lake trek will make you feel you are in some other world. Far away from the chaos of modern city life, you embark on a once in a lifetime journey by joining the Rara lake trek. The region is not touched by the crowd of the trekkers yet so perfect for travellers who love tranquillity.
The mountain views during the Rara lake trek 14 days are outstanding. First of all, let's talk about landscapes. This part of the Himalayas boasts those perfect paintings like landscapes. The lush green hills with a river/lake in front of it. The yaks and mules grazing on the meadows and waterfall thundering at one side of the space. And the snow-capped mountains in the backdrop.
Chuchemara Peak (4,039 m), Ruma Kand (3,731 m), Malika Kand (3,444 m), Sisne Himal (5,911 m), and Mt. Saipal (7,031 m) are some of the mountains you witness duringothe Rara Lake trekking. Apart from the Rara Lake itself, you come across rivers and passes. Likewise, the rich cultural representation of the locals along the way is worth the view.
Rara lake trek is a moderate/difficult trek. The terrain is rough and steep. We recommend this trek to someone who has previous hiking experience. The isolation and limited services along the trekking route, Rara lake trekking furthermore difficult. Along with good fitness, the trekkers have to be mentally prepared to endure the scarcity of the basic tourist infrastructure that other famous trekking routes offer.
The Rara lake trek does see that much of a high altitude. So, in terms of altitude sickness, there is a very slight chance of it. Our Rara lake trek itinerary is well designed and does not ascend more than 500 metres a day. Therefore, you'll get enough time to acclimatise. Likewise, the itinerary also has rest days.
Some of the symptoms of altitude sickness you should know are difficulty in breathing, insomnia, headache, and loss of appetite. We understand it may get tough to drink lots of water during the trek, but you have to keep yourself hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.
To prepare for the Rara lake trek, do exercises that involve cardio. Activities like swimming, jogging, running, and cycling are perfect to build your stamina. Also, if you are going to get a new pair of shoes, then wear them a few times and get used to them.
To do the booking for Rara lake trek 2022/2023 excursions, you can check our departure dates on the package page. If our dates do not suit your availability, you can customise the trek. For more information, get in touch with us.
Check out these trekking packages that lead to other beautiful lakes in the Himalayas- Tilicho Lake Trek, Gokyo Lake Trek, Phoksundo Lake Trek, and Gosaikunda Lake Trek.