Rara National Park

Rara National Park

Posted in Adventure on Apr 27, 2019

Rara National Park is the smallest national park of Nepal, covering an area of 106 km2 (41 sq mi). It is located in the north-western region of Nepal, within the Jumla and Mugu districts.. The biggest lake of Nepal, known as Rara lake ‚Äčis the heart of the park, through where the name was created as Rara National Park. This 167 m deep lake drains into Mugu Karnali river via Nijar Khola. There are breath-taking view of snow-cap peaks around the lake which are Chuchemara Peak (4039m), Ruma Kand (3731m) and Malika Kand (3444m) giving the park most attractive destination to the visitors . ‚ÄčAt an altitude of 3,350m, pine and spruce make way to fir, oak and birch. Deciduous species of trees such as Indian hours chestnut, walnut and Himalayan popula can also be seen in the park. Park also provide habitat for wide range of wild animals which include Himalayan black bear, leopard, goral, Himalayan thar and wild boar. Some parts of the park serve as the ideal habitat for Musk deer. Snow trout is only the fish species found here. Local Gallinaceous birds and migrant waterfowl come under the interest of the visitors.

Rara National Park has a community lifestyle in the buffer zone. People are involved in agriculture and farming which also adds to their fascinating culture. The encompassing trail along the lakeside has boating services for the usage of a lake. The pilgrimage sites present several temples and shrines where locals gather. you can go for the exciting adventures such as trekking, hiking, boating and wildlife in and around the park.

There are limited lodges and health facilities for trekkers. But we can manage a well planned trip for you with the assistance of our guides and tour operators.