The rara lake trek takes place in remote district of Jumla and Mugu in the Karnali Region. Sometime also referred to as Mahendra Taal which covers over 10 sq km and reported to be 167m in depth. In Rara National Park the area aroiund the lake is mainly pine forest and 214 species of birds including the number of migratory birds.It is a wonderful place for bird watching enthusiasts who can expect to see waterfall, danfe which is also the national bird of Nepal. Other animals which live in this area include musk deer, Himalayan blck bear, red panda ad Jackals and among others.
Apart from the area around the lake, this trek goes through very arid landscapes as it is the rain shadow of the Mt.Dhaulagari and Annapurna range. View of the chucchemara peak, Ruma Kanda and Malika Knada are on the show from around the lake area.
This the beautiful trek into an area of the country which is hot yet visited by many tourists. The Sinja valley was where the Nepali Language originates from and the earliest examples of Dfeveanagari script from the 13th century were found on the cliffs and in nearby Dullu.
Trekking in the area involves great deal of up and down walking through forest and isolated villages.Rara Lake starts from Jumla short 45 minute fly from Nepalgung to Jumla after completing the trek it with same way Jumla to Nepalgung.If you want to do long drive you can take jeep from jumla to Nepalgung.
- Born Buddhists religion and tradition kingdom.
- Biggest lake of Nepal.
- Remote classical Himalaya and least exposed trekking area.
- Jumla to Rara that wind through the isolated mountainous hamlets and extreme wilderness of sub tropical woodlands caters a fascinating trekking advanture.
- Jumla Sinja valley were the Nepali Langaugae originates.
- Western culture.