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Humla Rara Lake

Trip Introduction

Jumla Rara lake Trek lies on the remote area of Karnali zone in the north – west of Nepal. Rara is a good destination point for trekking in the west. The trail is very much "off the beaten path" and offers Traditional of culture and scenery very different from those in the rest of the country. The centre-point of the park is Lake Rara, the biggest lake in Nepal. After waking along a mountain path and with a series of picturesque villages. Mixing up with the local people with their distinct culture and tradition gives visitors a unique experience that adds up to make a wonderful holiday.

 

The lifestyle of the people there gives trekkers a chance to reflect on his/her own modern society and development visa-via the primitive society there.The region is made up of long ridges covered with temperate forests and alpine pastures enclosing high valleys. In Summer rainfall is low, but in winter snow. can be heavy and persistent. Since the region is fairly high and free from monsoon thunder storms, the summer season is ideal for trekking.

 

Winters are cold, but in the autumn season, trekking is rewarded with a profusion of alpine flowers.Like most parts of Nepal, Rara National Park is a naturalist's dreamland. Animals like the gaur, serow, musk deer, yellow-throat martin and a wide variety of birds such as the Implying pheasant, Kalij and dove are can be frequently seen.

 

Fact's of trek:

Duration: 15 days

Best Month:  Sept, Oct, may June July Aug

Per day walking: 5 - 6 hours

Trek type: camping / Tea house

Maximum elevation: 3,500m

Grade: Moderate,

Region: Rara Humla Region

Mode of Trek: Flight

 

Detailed Itinerary 

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

Welcome to the country of Top of The World! As you arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives will receive you and transfer to the hotel and check into the hotel there is time for a cup of tea, shower and then a chance to see the tourist district of Kathmandu by night as we go for dinner before an early night!

 

Day 02 Sightseeing in Kathmandu

A day in Kathmandu where we will take you to Swayambhunath which is a Buddhist stupa and Monastery, which is over 2000 years old and one of the oldest in the world. Here is a great chance to see across the valleys, see some monkeys and begin to learn about this fascinating country.The afternoon will be spent getting for the trek and some time to relax and make sure all the kit and packing is complete. Also the first time you can go shopping which in Thamel is an adventure in itself!

 

Day 03:Drive from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (152M) which takes about twelve hours. In addition, you may also flight to Nepalgung that takes 45m.and over night in hotel.

 

Day 04:Fly from Nepalgunj to Jhuphal(Jumla(370m) & trek to Chala Chaur (2900m) which takes about five hours and over night in camp.

 

Day 05:Trek from Chala Chaur to Bhargaon(2700m)which takes about five hours and over night in camp.

 

Day 06:Trek from Bhargaon to Pina (2380m.), which takes about six-hours. Over night in camp.

 

Day 07:Trek from Pina to Gumgarhi (2580m.) which takes about six hours. . Over night in camp.

 

Day 08:Trek from Gumgarhi to Rara Lake (3060m.), which takes about five hours. Over night in camp.

 

Day 09:Rest day at Rara Lake you may enjoy with view of lake, wild animals, and nature beauty of Dolpoareas views.

 

Day 10:Trek from rara lake to Jhari (2630m),which takes about five hours and over night in camp.

 

Day 11:Trek from Jhari to Bhargaon(2700m) via Ghurchi Lagna pass (3450m)which takes about six hours.overnight in camp.

 

Day 12:Trek from Bhargaon to Patmara(2920m)which takes about four and half hours and over night in camp.

 

Day 13:Trek from Patmara to Jhuphal(Jumla 2370m)which takes about six hours and over night in camp.

 

Day 14:Fly from Juphal to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu by flight and then transfer to hotel. Leisure and shopping in Kathmandu

 

Day 15 Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Today after a leisurely start we will continue the tour of Kathmandu by visiting the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. Boudhanath stupa is a world heritage site and a place which is an amazing place to see Buddhism and understand more about not only the religion but the Nepali culture.A group dinner will be had in the evening to celebrate the end of the trek.

 

Day 16 Depart

Return to the home. Extra days are available at your own cost but we will be happy to arrange this for you.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE

Please be aware that your safety while in Nepal is our number one propriety.  All itineraries are subject to change if there are safety concerns, health concerns of people in the group and/or weather concerns.  This will be decided by the trek leader but we will always discuss the options with the group where possible to ensure peoples wises are taken into account, however the Treks leader decision is final.

Cost Includes

We understand that after a hard day trekking the need for some comfort is very important. At Top of the World Treks we only use the best possible accommodation and also food.  We allow our customers to chose from the menu and eat what they would like and this is included in the cost of the trip. We choose places with the best hygiene possible. 

If your trip includes camping we will take a train chef and kitchen staff to ensure the food is also to the highest standard although choices from a menu will not be available.

 

This price includes the following:

Four nights accommodation in a three star Hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast. This will be for the two nights before trek and two nights after trek.

All necessary  trekking paper, trekking permit (TIMS), national park entry permit  & conservation permit. Restricted area permit.

Kathmandu – Nepalgunj – Jupha  and Juphal – Nepalgunj- Kathmandu Round flight ticket.

All domestic  airport taxes.

Sightseeing with tour guide and entrance fee.

Trekking Leader, and Guides

One   Assistance Guide who support to pitch tents and guarding camp at night / as per group size.

One  Cook and One  kitchen supporter/s as per group size.

Required kitchen utensils.

Cooking fuel and lighting service

Required portage service to carry tents, food stuffs, fuels & kitchen utensils Necessary  tent and equipment.

All the staff insurance, well paid salary, equipment, transportation.

All the transporting.

Government taxes and service charge.

Medical supplies (first aid kit)

Cost Not Includes

Flights to and from Nepal.

Visa to Nepal. (Available when you land).

Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu/Pokhara.

Extra night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure.

Personal expenses( bar bills, coke, beer, bottle of water, phone call, laundry service etc.

All the hotel accommodation or meals in Kathmandu.( in the case return early from trek due to any reason).

Tip for Guides and Porters.

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    Equipment Check – List

    What clothing and equipment to take is one of the things that people worry the most about!  We can advise you and help you and it does of course depend on the time of year, the area, the altitude and how many days you are trekking/climbing. When you arrive in Kathmandu we will go through all your equipment to ensure that it is correct for your trip. In Thamel (the tourist area of Kathmandu where you will be staying) there is an abundance of shops seeling equipment and clothing so if anything is forgotten it can easily be sourced.It is also possible to hire climbing equipment and also items such as down jackets, and sleeping bags saving you a large purchase.

     

    The following equipment list is suggested and necessary for both camping and tea house  treks. Use this list as a guide line.The basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you  should always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag,  should weight no more than 15kg. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow. 

     

    GENERAL CHECK - LIST

    The following  basic check list should help you with your packing for any of our trips. Please remember that you  should  always try to keep the weight of your clothing equipment down to a minimum. Your packed trek bag,  should weight no more than 15 kilograms. Please remember this is just a check list and you do not necessarily need to bring everything that is listed bellow. Use your own experience and judgment  to make your decision.

    -Light and expedition weight thermal tops.

    -Fleece jacket or pullover.

    -fleece wind –stopper Jacket (optional)

    -Waterproof  sheel jacket (preferably breathable fabric)

    -Lightweight thermal gloves.

    -Underwear (4)

    -Shorts (2)

    -Lightweight cotton long trousers / pants .

    -Light and expedition  weight thermal bottoms.

    -Sun hat or Scarf.

    -Warm fleece hat or light balaclava.

    -T- shirt (2)

    -Thin, light weight (inner socks) (4).

    -Sunglasses with UV protection.

    -Sleeping bag rated to 0 degrees ¾ season

    -Head lamp (eg petzl) Spare bulbs and batteries.

    -Small padlock  to lock trek bag.

    -Basic first aid kit(see First aid medicine bellow)

    -Plastic bags –for keeping items dry inside trek bag.

    -Daypack ( 35 to 40 litters/ 2500 to 3000 cubic inches.)

    -Camping mattress, eg thermarest pad.

    -water bottles.

    -Tolietries.

    -Small wash towel.

    -Footwear appropraite to the trip.

    -Waterproof  shell trousers / pants. (Preferably  berathable fabric)

     

    TREKKING  CHECK LIST

    In addition to the items listed in our general check list you will need to take the following on your trekking trip:

    -Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof sheel  outer.

    -Down vest and/ or jacket (optional).

    -Fleece or wool trousers/ pants.

    -Trekking/ hiking boods with spare laces.

    -Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)

    - Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and /or sandals.

    -Gaiters (optional).

    -Telescopic trekking/ ski poles (optional)

     

    MOUNTAINERING / CLIMBING CHECK LIST

    In addition to the checklists for general trekking equipment above, and depending  on the trip you have chosen, various items of mountaineering equipment may also be required, eg:

    -Plastic boots and crampons (preferably step – in bindings ) with front points.

    -Mountaineering  Safety harness.

    -Mountaineering  Ice axe(60 to 75 cms long – depending on your height and personal  preference).

    -120 cms (4ft) climbing sling and to locking and unlocking  caravines.

    -Telescopic ski – sticks (optional).

    -Prussik loops .

    -Climbing helmet (optional).

    -Jumer (Ascender & Descender).

    -Pocket Knife.

    -Head lamp.

    -Mattress.

    -Rope and Snow bars.

    -Ice crew.

    -High altimeter.

     

    Most if not all of this equipment will be needed  for any  trip that  crosses steep, snow – covered  ground, or which includes sections  of glacier travel. Our recommendation that you take no more than fifteen kilos of trekking equipment dose not include your plastic boots, ice axe , Crampons ot herness/ carabiners . During the trek, climbing hard wear will be carried separately from your personal trek bag, in group bags untill needed.

    EQUIPMENT  RENTAL

    In order to minimize your expense outlay for trekking and climbing equipment you may never use  again, equipmeent rental and buying is possible in Kathmandu. You find them lot cheaper  than you find in europe and in Usa. Shops in Thamel offer a wide range of equipment available for rent and buy. Here is some cost which give you an aidea of the cost to rent in Kathmandu.

    -Sleeping bags.

    -Down Jackets.

    -All purpose mountaineering Ice axe (60 – 70 cms)

    -Ice hummer.

    -Climbing Harness .

    -2 looking Carabiners , Climbing Sling.

    -12 – point Crampons.

    -Plastic Climbing boots.

    -Helmet.

    FIRST AID MEDICINE

    -Bandage for Sprains.

    -Plaster/ Band- aids.

    -Iodine or Water filter(optional)

    -Moleskin/ Second skin – for blisters.

    -Antiseptic ointment for cuts.

    -Anti- bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)

    -Aspirin/ paractamol- general painkiller.

    -Oral rehydration salts.

    -Broad – spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin).

    -Anti  - diarrhea medication (antibiotic).

    -Diarrhea stopper (Imodium – optional).

    -Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria.

    -Diamox  (Altitude sickness – can be  bought in Kathmandu.

    -Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution).

    - For more details  please see our  staying healthy  topic.

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Address: Thamel-29, Kathmandu Nepal

Tel: +977-1-4425199

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Email: info@topoftheworldtreks.com

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