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Journey to Rara Lake during your holiday trip will be a lifetime experience in Nepal. Located in western Nepal, the Rara lake zone is the best place to visit during your holidays. It is also known as the queens of Lake. The majestic Lake located in the Mugu district on Karnali Provence. These areas are so beautiful, like a natural paradise. The fascinating part is local hospitality with smiling faces which will add more flavor to your visit.
The Lake located at Rara National Park, which is Nepal’s smallest National Park spread over an area of 106 Square Kilometer. This Lake situated at an altitude of 2990 meters. The region comprises of this Lake is 10.8 Square Kilometers. Not only with natural beauty but this area is blessed with diversity on flora and fauna with lush green forest where Rhododendron and wildflowers bloom. This area is well protected as it is located inside National Park.
After the road opens up in Surkhet –Jumla section, journey to Rara Lake is accelerated for both national and international tourists. As well, it can be said the number of tourists in this area is soaring day by day. One can relax at the shore of the Lake or can do boating in crystal clear water with surrounding hikes and even horse riding.
The approximate driving distance is 605 kilometers approx. 13 hours. We will pick you up at sharp 05:30 am in the morning so that we can reach Surkhet in time and it is a long and tiring journey. The tentative driving time to Surkhet is almost 13 hours. On the way, we will have breakfast and lunch at the best highway restaurant. By the evening we will reach Surkhet (Subject to Weather and traffic condition).
Note: Kathmandu to Surkhet and Talcha Airport flight optional.
distance between Surkhet to Kalikot is 150 kilometers which is totally off-road as of now. So we will start our drive at 06:30 am in the morning. The driving time is 7 to 8 hours, and the journey will continue with a scenic view. We will serve lunch at the best highway restaurant. We will check in to the hotel and have relaxed in Kalikot.
Upon wake up, and after having breakfast, we will continue our journey to Rara, which is our final destination. We pass through Singa and Nagma Valley as they are incredibly fascinating. The road passes through the edge of the Karnali River and beautiful forest and villages. After reaching Talcha airport, we will drive further 20 to 25 minutes to reach the final jeep station. After leaving from the jeep, we need to walk around 30 minutes from where the beautiful Rara Lake emerges. Further to reach our accommodation which is located at the shore of the Lake, two hours walk is necessary, where we will be staying at the local Guest House. After much effort, we will check in to the hotel and completely relax from tiring journey and dinner and overnight.
This is a free day at Rara so that we will have leisurely breakfast. You may take beautiful pictures, have boating at the Lake and even can do surrounding hikes. All meals, breakfast/lunch/dinner, will be served.
We will begin our return journey after breakfast from the hotel. Where we will walk a couple of hours to reach jeep station, we will be retracing the same way while returning to Kalikot. Lunch will be served in the best highway restaurant.Dinner and overnight at Kalikot.
Note: Talcha to Surkhet flight optional.
We will early start our journey and lunch on the way and upon arrival in Surkhet check in to the hotel and relax from tiring journey. You may do the shopping and buy souvenirs for your dear and loved once.
Early start after breakfast, and we continue our journey to Kathmandu and Lunch will be served in the best Highway restaurant.
Note: Surkhet to Kathmandu flight optional.