RARA Lake, the deepest Lake in Nepal, which covers water surface of 10.8 km2 (4.2 sq mi), a maximum depth of 167 m (548 ft), is 5.1 km (3.2 mi) long and 2.7 km (1.7 mi) wide. The main profession of the people around the area is Agriculture, where they grow different kind’s herbs for the daily livelihood. Also, care of goats and sell them to the market to generate the income sources. Similarly, we have an opportunity to see Thakur Baba Temple and situated in the Southeast corner of the Lake, all the locality believe that the god Thakur shot an arrow to open the passage of the lake reducing the damage caused by flooding.
As, RARA Lakes is a very popular destination by having a rough route from the Western part of Nepal for trekkers, the cultural and scenery of the glimpsed on the way is quite different from the others part of Nepal, You can find the lake surrounded by Rara National Park with pine, spruce and juniper forest. The view of snow-capped Himalayan peaks enhances the attraction of trekkers. The trek commences by taking flight with flight to Jumla (over an hour flight from Kathmandu) or from nearer Nepalgunj.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 2: Fly to Nepaljung, Drive to Surkhet 3-4 hour
Day 3: After breakfast, drive to Talcha Airport, overnight at Hotel
Day 4: Early Morning heading to Rara Lake B/F, Lunch at Rara Lake Overnight at Rara Lake
Day 5: Explore Rara Lake (Boating, Cycling, Horse riding, Jungle Walking, Village Tour and short hiking in Murma Top)
Day 6: After breakfast 7 hour drive to Jumla Khalanga Bajar Overnight at Jumla
Day 7: Early Morning B/F then Drive to Surkhet. Overnight at Surkhet
Day 8: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 9: International Departure
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To enable all expedition members to acclimatize well and hence maximize their chances of success, our expedition programs are prepared with sufficient time for acclimatization. Adaptation to the altitude takes time and there can be no short-cuts, even if supplementary oxygen is used in the final stages. The atmospheric pressure at the base camp is half of that at the sea level. A thorough program of acclimatization is built into the itinerary which consists of regulated height ascents, followed by descents and rests before the final ascent to the summit. This will prevent the climbers to get rid from altitude sickness.
Why Tipping is essential?
There are several reasons why you should tip in Nepal. It is quite the same as for what you tip in restaurants. They live in remote areas that are far from proper health and education facilities. Tipping them will additionally encourage them to manage good and nutritive food to eat, warm and comfortable clothes to wear or other necessary basic requirements to maintain their livelihood in a comfortable way. A small gesture of gratitude will do no harm to you but actually changes the lives of many people for a long time in many reasons. Our company has its fund collected from the some percentage of profit and sometimes from the tips of our guests which will directly invested for uplifting the economic condition of guides, porters and other staffs of office. It’s nothing more than the way to add smiles on those laborious faces.