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Rara is the biggest and deepest freshwater lake in Nepal located within the Rara National Park. This Lake lies at an altitude of 2,990 m (9,810 ft) above sea level, has a 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 lake is visible below 14-15 meters. Surrounded by pine, spruce and juniper trees. The Park flora consists of 1074 species, of which 16 are endemic to Nepal; the fauna includes 51 species of mammals and 214 species of birds.
Kathmandu to Surkhet is 605 kilometers drive. Today we have to departs at sharp 5:30 AM so that we can reach Surkhet in Time. Surkhet is around 13 hours drive from Kathmandu. We will have breakfast and Lunch on the way. Will reach Surkhet in the evening (depending upon road condition and traffic on the way). Check in at Hotel. Free and relax. Dinner at Hotel.
Today we wake up early in the morning have breakfast at Hotel and get ready to drive to Kalikot. Our day journey begins at 6:30 AM in the morning. Surkhet to Kalikot is 150 kilometers drive. It take 7 – 8 hours to reach Kalikot. This is one the scenic drive of your journey where you will be travelling through sal forest with beautiful views. Lunch will be on the way. You will reach Kalikot in the evening. Check in at Hotel. Free and relax. Dinner at Hotel.
Wake up early in the morning. Have breakfast and get ready for our destination “Rara Lake”. We continue our day drive via Sinja and Nagma. We will have our on the way. Nagma to Rara is and off-road drive. You will be travelling at the edge of Karnali river via villages and forest. It is around 4 hours drive. Upon reaching Talcha airport further you will drive around 20 – 25 minutes where we will park our Jeep. From there it is around 30 minutes’ walk to reach lake. As we will be staying in Guest House on the bank of the Rara Lake so we need to walk further 2 hours. Upon reaching Rara Lake we check in at Hotel. Free and relax. We will have dinner at Hotel.
Wake up early in the morning. This is your free day at Rara Lake. You can walk around, enjoy boating, have pictures and any other available optional tour like hike around etc yourself. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner will be served at the Hotel. Free and relax.
Wake up in the morning have breakfast and begin our returning journey. Walk couple of hours to catch our jeep where we parked. We will follow the same route while returning back as well. We will have our lunch on the way and following the same path will arrive kalikot in the evening. Check in at Hotel. Dinner at Hotel. Free and relax.
Overnight at Surkhet.
Drive Surkhet – Kathmandu and our Rara Lake Tour ends