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4WD Jeep Tour to Rara Lake

Trip Overview

Rara Lake is the biggest lake in Nepal and it lies in the Karnali Zone at an altitude of 2990m. Rara Lake Tour in Nepal is one of the best destinations for wilder travelers. Kathmandu to Rara Lake 4WD Jeep Tour is one of the fascinating adventure overland tours in Nepal as we take to the exotic region of Rara Lake, full of stunning natural beauty. You can enjoy boating and supper, scenic scenery of real nature.

Trip Info

Destination: Jumla/Mugu, Nepal

Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Surkhet - Kalikot - Rara Lake - Kalikot - Kathmandu

Activities: Tour and Sightseeing

Altitude: 2290m (7513ft)

Trip Duration: 06 Day (s)

Trip Grade: Easy

Season: Spring and Autumn


Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1400 M) to Surkhet (875 M).
Day 02: Drive from Surkhet to Kalikot (2034 M).
Day 03: Drive from Kalikot to Rara Lake (2990 M).
Day 04: Full-day excursion in Rara Lake.
Day 05: Drive back to Kalikot. 
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost and dates
We do small group trek or private trip as your request. 
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This trip can get redesigned and redeveloped as per your taste, for more information please e-mail us at mountainsunvalley@gmail.com.


Day 1 Drive from Kathmandu (1400 M) to Surkhet (875 M).

Today you will drive from Kathmandu to Surkhet, with the views of different topography, flora, and fauna. We drive through the edge of the Trishuli river and reach to the terai region of Nepal and pass Chitwan, Butwal, Dang to reach Kohalpur, then leave the east-west highway to reach Surkhet.  overnight at Surkhet.

Day 2  Drive from Surkhet to Kalikot (2034 M).

Today we will drive from Surkhet to Kalikot. Here you will drive through a dense forest of Salha subtropical vegetation, green valleys, and several cultural villages. It will take almost a day to reach Manama Kalikot. Rest overnight at Kalikot. 

Day 3  Drive from Kalikot to Rara Lake (2990 M) via Sinja Valley.

Today we will drive from Kalikot to Rara Lake via Manama. After 20 min drive from Manama, we have to drive through paved road and drive through the edge of the Karnali river for 4 hours. When you will reach Talca airport, after crossing the airport we will reach a small village where we have to park our vehicle and walk for 30 minutes to reach Rara Lake. Stay overnight at Rara.  

Day 4  Full-day excursion in Rara Lake.

https://excitingnepal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Rara-Lake-Trekking-3.jpgToday you will explore Rara Lake. Here you can go for the boating and visit around Rara national park. You can hike to the ridge where you can get the best view of Rara Lake and around. Overnight at Rara.

Day 5  Drive back to Kalikot. 

Today we will drive back to Manama Kalikot and visit the village in the evening and overnight at Kalikot.

Day 6  Drive back to Kathmandu.

Today we will drive back to Kathmandu.

Equipment List


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • warm fleece hat
  • Black Sunglasses

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket 
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down vest or jacket 


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Lower Body:

  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof pants


  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals)

Personal Hygiene:

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn
  • toothpaste/brush set;
  • hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel


1: How do I book the package tour to Nepal? 
If the tour itinerary given in the website suits you, you can book online, e-mail, call or fax us. It is also possible to customized the itinerary as per your desire.

2: When is the best season to travel to Nepal? 
The best season to visit Nepal is from March to May and September to November. 

3. Do we need to cover travel insurance? 
Yes, we advise you to get your insurance cover from your respective country.

4. What kind trekking guide do you use for the trip? 
We use honest, experienced and English speaking guides for the trip.

5: Should I feel embarrassed expecting a porter to carry my pack?
Definitely not. If you can afford a personal porter it is highly recommended.

6: Is Communication to home possible on trek?
There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls. We inform daily trekking report to your relatives to home.

From USD650pp

  • The trip can be easily booked
  • We provide budget friendly trips
  • We provide the best price in comparision
Duration 06 days
Transportation Jeep
Group Size 1-10
Difficulty Easy
Max Elevation 2290 m
Accomodation Budget Hotels
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