Nepal - Motorcycle trip to Rara lake (10 days) Book Now

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The Rara Lake is the biggest and deepest freshwater lake at an altitude of 2,990 m in the Nepal Himalayas. It is the main feature of the Rara National Park, located in the Jumla and Mugu Districts. Rara Lake, being surrounded by Rara National Park, has unique flora and faunal importance with rare and vulnerable species. Though Rara region does not have good infrastructural facilities by its tough geography, traveling there is really a worth. Besides the spectacular natural beauty, you can experience the social, cultural, human lifestyle and other aspects there. It would be better if you have enthusiasm and endurance for riding through diverse geography, weather, and road conditions as you know Nepal is a country with rugged terrains & winding mountainous roads. So, off-road riding skills can be helpful.

Included in the Cost

 Note: At least two people needed for the package

2-night accommodation in 4-star hotel at Kathmandu on room only basis.
All night accommodation in 2-star hotel in a room only basis during your journey.
Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
Motorcycle hire cost.
Medical kit (carried by your guide)

Not Included in the Cost

Food and drinks/ Beverage bills
Entrance Fees
Tipping (Tips)
Travel Insurance
International Flights
Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels
donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .
Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind

Recommended gear list:

Good wind/rain Jacket
Warm fleece jacket or Jersey
Good boots, either light-weight trekking boots or light full leather boots.
Good (-20) Sleeping bag (which can be rented or bought in Kathmandu)
Sun hat or scarf
Sunglasses with UV protection
Hiking shorts
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms


  • Day 1

    Arrival at Kathmandu

  • Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest, relax and enjoy your time at the hotel or you can stroll around the Thamel area. Overnight in Hotel at Kathmandu.

  • Day 2

    Kathmandu to Lumbini

  • Today, we start our journey to Rara lake. After breakfast in the morning, we start our trip from Kathmandu heading to Terai belt (lowland) along the highway that stretches along River Trishuli will take you to Narayangadh to meet the southern plains of Nepal. En route you will enjoy the breathtaking views of rivers and hills and towns. On reaching Lumbini, you can explore this beautiful and sacred birthplace of Buddha. Overnight in hotel at Lumbini.

  • Day 3

    Lumbini to Kohalpur

  • Today, we start to travel to Kohalpur in western Nepal from Lumbini. As the road is plain, you can enjoy the ride. Around five to seven hours of this ride will let you get immersed in the beauty of awesome places. Overnight at Kohalpur.

  • Day 4

    Ride to Manma from Kohalpur

  • After breakfast, we will head towards Manma, the district headquarters of Kalikot that displays you the rural hills of western Nepal. The topography there lets you know how difficult is the life there. As the road is bad, you have to be careful. Overnight in a local lodge at Manma.

  • Day 5

    Manma to Talcha Airport

  • We start a ride in the morning after breakfast along with the difficult road to reach Talcha, where the riding part ends and trekking part starts. Overnight in a local lodge at Talcha Airport.

  • Day 6

    Trek to Rara Lake

  • In the morning we start a short trek to reach Rara - the biggest and deepest freshwater lake in the Nepal Himalayas. The main occupation of the people living in the area is agriculture. At Rara lake, you can visit the bank of the lake and enjoy the majestic scenery as well as may climb the hill and view the whole lake from the top of the hill. Also, you can visit Thakur Baba’s Temple that is situated in the southeast corner of the lake. Local people believe that the god Thakur shot an arrow to open the passage of the lake reducing the damage caused by flooding. You can further explore the surrounding. Overnight stay there.

  • Day 7

    Rara to Surkhet

  • In the early morning, you can view the sunrise there. As today you will be riding for a long duration, so you will have an early start to reach Surkhet. We retrace our way to Talcha Airport and continue to Surkhet. Overnight in hotel at Surkhet.

  • Day 8

    Surkhet to Butwal via Kohalpur

  • After reaching Surkhet, the road is an almost black topped pitch. We start the ride via Kohalpur to reach Butwal – a nice city along the east-west highway of Nepal closer to Lumbini. Overnight in Hotel at Butwal.

  • Day 9

    Butwal to Kathmandu

  • In the morning, we will retrace the same way back to Kathmandu. Overnight in hotel at Kathmandu.

  • Day 10


  • Have your breakfast early in the morning and our office representative will come to pick you up at the hotel to transfer you to the airport regarding your flight time.

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