Rara Lake/ Dolpo Trek (12 days)

Rara Lake/ Dolpo TrekRara the largest Lake in Nepal is in the high elevation towards the north west of Nepal situated Hight: 6563m. Only a few number of trekkers done this trek to experience it's unique culture and dramatic landscape with some historically important place on the way.

Your trekking preparation:
This trek is considered as a non-technical trek and suitable for average people. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure will enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and not expected high altitude sickness. However you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary.

We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles and prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are preferable.

Please note that the following program is prepared in the fact basis however can be change in some circumstances but adjustments will have to made during the trekking. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself.

As the trek is designed for camping arrangement, everything is handled by our team of porters, sherpas and cooks who carry the equipment, assemble and dissemble the camp and have hot meals waiting for you at every food break.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 01: Fly to Nepalgunj and overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Fly from Nepalgunj to Jupail-2353m and trek to Ghukuti-2550m.
Day 03: Trek to Tharma-3280m (6-7 hr) crossing over Danfe La Pass-3400m
Day 04: Trek to Chautha- 2770m (6-7 hr)
Day 05: Trek to Forest Camp-2940m (6-7 hr) crossing over Churchi- La Pass- 3460m
Day 06: Trek to Rara Lake 3062m (5-6 hr)
Day 07: Rest day at Rara Lake.
Day 08: Trek back to Gorushinga-3000m (6-7 hr)
Day 09: Trek to hadsija-2440m (5-6 hr)
Day 10: Trek to Jaljala-3090m (6-7 hr)
Day 11: Trek ends at Jumla-2370m (4-5 hr)
Day 12: Fly back to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj

The cost includes the following services:

  • Airport transfers
  • Trekking permit and conservation area entrance fee
  • 3-meals per day prepared by our experienced cook
  • Camping gear (two-person tents, foam mattress, kitchen tent, dining tent and toilet tent)
  • Supporting field staff including professional trekking guide, cook, kitchen boy, porters or pack animals as well as their necessary insurance, meals and allowances
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax (Kathmandu-Nepaljung-Jumla-Nepaljung-Kathmandu)

Cost does not include:

  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu 
  • Personal equipment sleeping bag, Down jacket, waterproof jacket, kit bag etc.  
  • Kathmandu airport departure tax
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water), tips, gifts, souvenirs, etc.



Dolpo Area Trekking

Trip Days Trekking Type Name of the Trek

12 Days Camping  Rara Lake/Dolpo trek

20 Days Camping  Dolpo trek crossing Numa la, Baga la and Kagmara la

Nepal - Trekking Area/Regions