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With so many magical and memorable trekking experiences in Nepal, it can be hard to know which Himalayan adventure holiday to choose. If what you seek is a blissful escape and a chance to see nature at its most magnificent, then you need to follow the path less travelled to Rara Lake.
Exploring the unspoilt and extreme beauty of nature in the Rara National Park is an experience you will carry with you for the rest of your days. It is the perfect holiday for anyone who wants to walk off the beaten trail, meditate in the Himalayas, or simply immerse themselves in a multitude of nature's greatest achievements.
While you are on Rara Trek, you can get access to electricity or solar energy for charging your electronic devices at lodges and tea-houses but you can only get access to the two-pin adapter so you should bring conversion plug or another converter if your device is not suitable with two-pin plug. And if you also stay overnight in tent-camps, it is recommended to have your own power supply if possible.
Yes, you can certainly get access to WiFi in lodges and also mobile data during Rara Trek for the Internet and to communicate with your friends and family.
The trails of Rara Trek are not so crowded as well as not deserted. During the off-season, there will be only a few trekkers but during the pick-season, there will be trekkers from different parts of the world.
Well, the tip for guide and other trekking staffs like porters and drivers is not mandatory but since they contribute their time apart from family to make you enjoy the best of your trip ensuring your safety and satisfaction, we recommend you to contribute some amount of tip for them. In Nepal, it is practised that 10% of the total amount you pay for your trek and tour is contributed as a tip.
ATMs and credit cards are accessible only on the major cities of Nepal, so during your Rara Trek, you can use ATMs and credit cards only while you are in Kathmandu and Nepalgunj.
Rara Trek is not a high altitude trekking; therefore altitude sickness should not be a problem. However, you must be physically fit and should be ready to take up challenges out in front of you while walking on the rural off the beaten trails.
Yes, you will need a special permit for Rara Trek because of its existence within the Rara National Park, you would need to request for Rara National Park Special Permit and Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS).
Yes, Rara Trek is totally safe for solo trekkers and solo female trekkers without a doubt because the people are really co-operative and humble and there would be other trekkers as well along the trail. Furthermore, our trekking staffs (guides) are highly experienced and dedicated to their job, so our company will be fully responsible for that note.
Yes, of course, with Nepal Mountain Trekkers you can customize/personalize the trek itinerary and services to be provided according to your requirements.
Yes, it is possible to get hot showers during Rara Trek on the lodges you would be staying overnight or during acclimatization.
Well, it is not compulsory to be insured but as we already know “Prevention is better than cure”. If you are insured then you can have a relaxed trip without worries and enjoy with a free mind.
Since the trail of this trekking is mostly rural, the drinking water available during this trek would be tap water, well water or hand pumps and should be purified prior to drinking them. Hence, you should buy bottled waters or should have water purifying pills or any other equipment to ensure drinking safe water.
It is necessary to take a highly experienced and licensed guide to instruct you and help you explore the best of this trek as well as to take care of you during the trek. If you go trekking without a guide then you won't get to know the things you ought to explore as well as there might arise several problems on the trail. On the other hand, to enhance the comfort of trekking, you might need porters to carry your loads.
Nepal Mountain Trekkers is a travel agency formed with the involvement of highly experienced and professional trekkers with an experience of more than two decades in trekking in the Himalayas. Moreover, we do have staffs from all the special parts of the country to provide you with the proper and adequate information and make you enjoy the best of your trip. In our years of experience, none of our clients had any complaint or dissatisfaction from our company and till now all our previous clients highly recommend our team to their friends and family which is the reason behind our dedication and diligence. Once you trek with our team, you will surely think of visiting Nepal time and again with us as our other clients.
During Rara Trek, you would be staying overnight at tea-houses or lodges and you will be served with traditional Nepali dishes like Dal-Bhat.
In the case of emergency, our highly experienced and determined trekking staffs and guides who are the inhabitants of this region and are professional in these fields would guide you with the best instruction according to the situation. They are well aware of every kind of risks and the solutions and they would be in touch with the company along with your trekking session, so there is no reason to worry about, just enjoy the trek.
Rara Trek is accessible anytime around the year but if you visit during spring months of March, April and May, you will be blessed with blossoming rhododendron trees. And during the autumn season, weather is fine with crystal clear magnificent landscape and neighbouring Himalayan views.
The earthquake of 2015 had an adverse effect on the trekking trails and the local inhabitants back then but now after the patience and positive attitude of the people along with their effort and collaboration from several donors, the trails are totally recovered and fine for trekking again. Though the lifestyle of people is somehow still lagged behind in some reasons because of trekkers and their contributions, they’ve got a light of hope that they will rise again.
Rara trek is a moderate trek which is not so difficult in itself because it is not even high-altitude trekking. On the other hand, our highly experienced trekking staffs belonging to the same region will take care of you pretty well so as to ensure that you won't face any difficulties during the trek.
Trekking in majestic Rara is like watching a beautiful piece of art. As a painter dissolves several colours and creates magic on his canvas; in the similar passion, nature has blended its colours and created heavenly site offering an exclusive opportunity for visitors to witness the amazing beauty of nature. While we walk through lush green forests, invest our energy to get on top of the valley, across pasture lands and culturally rich villages; the authentic lifestyle of local inhabitants is experienced personally with utmost simplicity.
Generally, Rara Trek is 18-24 days long but you can customize/personalize the trekking days and the itinerary according to your requirement with Nepal Mountain Trekkers.
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