Duration: 14 Days
Starts In: Kathmandu
Ends In: Kathmandu
Maximum altitude: 3,450 m
Trek Type: Camping
Best Season: March to May; June to Aug
Activity: Sightseeing and trekking/climbing
Transportation: Flights/ private car or tourist bus (as per itinerary)
Group Size: 12 pax Maximum
This trek takes you to a rarely visited trail in Western Nepal through fantastic scenery culminating at the spectacular Rara Lake, Nepal’s largest lake at 3062m.
The trek starts from Jumla, crosses the Ghurchi Lagna pass at 3450m and reaches the Rara Lake on the 5th day of the trek.
This breathtaking high altitude lake is bounded by conifer forests and alpine meadows. The southern and the northern skyline is covered by snow-capped peaks of Chuchemara, Ruma Kand and Malika Kand.
Migratory birds flock to this place making it a heaven for bird lovers.
This trail is relatively unscathed by the earthquake and is safe for trekking.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Rest/preparation
Day 03: Fly Nepalgunj
Day 04: Fly Jumla (2370m); trek Danphe Lagna Camp (3500m)
Day 05: Trek Chautha (2770m)
Day 06: Trek Dhotu
Day 07: Trek Rara Lake (2980m)
Day 08: Rara Lake
Day 09: Trek Gorosingha
Day 10: Trek Sinja (2440m)
Day 11: Trek Jaljala Chaur (3270m)
Day 12: Trek Jumla
Day 13: Fly Nepalgunj-Kathmandu
Day 14: Depart Kathmandu
All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa in order to enter Nepal. Visas can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad and also at entry points in Nepal. In order to obtain a visa at the airport or any of the land entry points, you are required to complete a visa form and provide a recent passport photograph and payment in cash.
Gratis visa for 30 days available only for tourists of SAARC countries
Multiple entry 15 days – US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days – US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days – US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
If you wish to extend your visa, you can do this at the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu
The visa extension fee for 15 days or less is USD 30 or equivalent convertible currency
The visa extension fee for more than 15 days is USD 2 per day
Tourist visas can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a single visa year (January to December)