Rara Lake undoubtedly is one of world’s most picturesque and serene lake. This biggest and deepest fresh water lake of the Himalayans is a major attraction of the Rara National Park. Rara Lake Trekking is an incredible and heavenly trekking route in all of the Himalayans, lying northwest of Kathmandu in the secluded “poverty capital” of the country, Karnali region.
If you are looking for a more isolated trek route, far from the tourist-packed mainstream trek routes of Nepal, Rara Lake Trekking is ideal for you. This off-beaten-track gratifies you with beautiful scenery of spellbinding mountains, ponds and sighting of rare animals.
Considered to be one of the finest national parks in the world, Rara National Park is covered in striking coniferous forests is home to the Musk Deer, Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, Ghorals, Wild Boar and Thar, and Danphe, the national bird of Nepal to name a few.
Lying in the altitude of 2,290m Rara Lake, also known as Mahendra Daha is our ultimate destination of the trek. The glimpses of scenery and cultural practices are bit peculiar than what you will see in the rest of the trekking routes. Located in a high altitude, the cobalt blue lake is surrounded by Juniper, Pine and Spruce forests. The spectacular mountain scenes from there is a major attraction for trekkers. In one sentence, the scenery can be described as, “a sparkling blue jewel set in a ring of snowy mounts”.