Jumla and RaRa Lake Trekking

A journey into the Jumla region and the Ra Ra Lake is probably one of the most incredible and fascinating treks in all the Himalayan range with its unique tranquility, blending well in perfect harmony with the surrounding mountains and beautiful landscapes. Our adventure starts from the hill town of Jumla in the remote north-west of Nepal.

From Jumla, the trek heads north passing through beautiful country side, farm villages and valleys with excellent views of snow capped peaks of Dolpo and the Tibetan mountain ranges. You will feel as if you have entered a totally different world, as you enter the Ra Ra National Park and its beautiful surroundings including the pristine lake RaRa.

It's scenery and unbelievable quietness is fascinating amidst its charming forest and landscapes, camping here for two nights to explore around the largest lake in Nepal. After an enjoyable stay here, we return to Jumla by an alternative route in order to give you the best of this magnificent country, we conclude our wonderful and memorable journey at Jumla with a flight back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

Jumla and RaRa Lake Trekking Fact box

Mode of Trekking: Camping or on basic Teahouse /Lodge.

Trek Grade: moderate –adventurous

Trekking duration: 10-11 days.

Total Trip: 15-16 days.

Highlights: Nepal's largest lake, pristine forest, stunning landscapes, magnificent scenery, western himalayas mountain range, less frequented region, isolated traditional villages, high scenic passes in complete wilderness.

Trip Map

Jumla and RaRa Lake Trekking Map

Jumla and RaRa Lake Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.1,300m via respective airlines.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with half day sight seeing tour.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj & transfer to Hotel.

Day 04: Fly to Jumla 2,370m and begin trek to Charya Chaur 2,800m.

Day 05: From Charya-Chaur to camp beneath grassy pass 3,500m 6 hrs walk.

Day 06: Trek to Botan. 2, 680m via Sinja Khola 2,440m. 6-7 hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Rara Border.3,190m. 3-4 hrs.

Day 08: Trek to Rara Lake. 2,980m. 6-7 hrs.

Day 09: Rest day at Rara Lake.

Day 10: Trek to River Camp or Pina via Jhyari 2,580m.

Day 11: Trek to Chauta 2,770m via Ghurchi Lagna Pass 3,460m. 5-6 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Tharamara. 3,270m. 5-6 hrs.

Day 13: Trek to Jumla  5-6 hrs.

Day 14: Fly Jumla-Nepalgunj-Kathmandu.

Day 15: At leisure in Kathmandu.

Day 16: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.