Rara Lake and Khaptad National Park are one of the most famous trekking destinations which provide you an opportunity to admire the serenity and natural beauty of a far and mid-western part of Nepal. It is one of the best and wonderful trek to explore Rara Lake, an idyllic place. This amazing Rara Lake is filled with astounding clear water surrounded by the protected forests, makes this Lake a natural paradise.
Rara lake to Khaptad trek provides you an opportunity to visit two famous trekking destination and experience the wilderness along with exploring virgin natural beauties of Nepal. This trek is one of the best choices to explore the spiritual significance and important pilgrimage site; The Rara Lake and Khaptad National Park. This astounding trek offers us the beautiful sunset views, wonderful greenery valley, terraces landscapes, Ashram of Khaptad Baba with the various temples of Hindu Gods. It is amazing to view the reflection of stars and moon on the Rara Lake at the night. The way to the Rara Lake and Khaptad let you have peaceful trek on the unbeaten trail through dense forest, river and various settlements. Beside Rara Lake, Khaptad also offers you a variety of landscapes, moorlands, rolling green hill, steep slopes, beautiful rhododendron, oak and pine forests, and streams. Khaptad National Park, a hidden gem in far west Nepal has been protected 567 species of flora including 23 species of mammals and 287 types of bird’s species and various fauna. You can witness mammal species such as; Himalayan black bear, Leopard, wild dog and musk deer and bird’s species include, the white-rumped vulture, the beautiful Impeyan pheasant (Nepal’s national bird), Peregrin falcon and many types of partridges, flycatchers, bulbuls, cuckoos, and eagles. The peak of Khaptad also offers us a magnificent view of the API and Sapal Himalayan range.
This amazing trail begins from Kathmandu with a scenic flight to Nepalgunj. After Nepalgunj, you will take a connecting flight to Talcha airport and you will begin our official trail from Talcha Airport to Rara Lake. Around 3 hours trek takes you to an idyllic place. You will explore the beautiful Rara Lake and heads towards Khaptad National Park. As you explore this wilderness of Khaptad National Park then you will be returned back to Dhangadi and Dhangadi to Kathmandu by Air flight.