Rara lake popularly known as ‘Queen of Lakes’, situated at the remote area of far western Mugu district is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in Nepal. The lake is located at an altitude of 2,990m/9,810ft and has a surface of 10.8 Km2. The area around the lake is has been preserved under the name of Rara National Park.
Trekking to Rara Lake is one of the popular destinations for tourists all over the world. The rugged terrain, narrow routes, exceptional landscapes, the forest area around the national park and beautiful surrounding view of Himalayas make this area a perfect place to spend some time with mother nature. The beauty and the wilderness that you experience during the trek is simply amazing. Pine and juniper forests beautify the national park area. The park is also home to many wild animals like musk deer, black bear, ghoral and other rare species of flora and fauna.
During the trek, the trail also passes through clustered human settlement areas. Though people live very meager life here, the warm hospitality they offer is welcoming and appreciative. We also get chance to observe their culture and lifestyle from close. The trek to Rara lake is sure to provide you with bundle of unique experiences for lifetime.