Rara Lake & Hilsa Trek

  • Rara Lake & Hilsa Trek



  • Wonderful Lake Manasarovar
  • Snowcapped Mt. Kailash
  • Awe-aspiring Tibetan plateau and large numbers of different monasteries etc.

Rara Lake via Hilsa Border is unique and probably the only trekking package offered only by Unique Adventure International. We wanted people to explore Nepal’s Largest Lake Rara along with find out the route to Mt. Kailash Yatra. This particular trekking package is about a month long and trekkers will explore almost every parts of Mid Western Himalayan belt region of Nepal. Diversified forests, plentiful of water resources and chances to witness enchanted Western Nepal is joy to behold for any travelers. Get your things packed and get ready to embrace the less explore beauty of nature’s splendid creations at Nepal.

Journey of Rara Lake via Hilsa Border is divided into two different parts. The first part of Rara Lake via Hilsa Border comprises of reaching to Rara Lake and second one is to reach the Hilsa. The lake is symbol of Nepal’s splendid natural resources. It is natural canvas where one can see the alluring combination of blue turquoise lake, green lush forests, hills and mountains on background. It is more than just a destination to go rather it is definitely a must to go place on earth. You will be amazed by the serene beauty around lake and you will be even more fascinated by the purity of the place. Very far away from the urban chaos and pollution the fresh air and cool breeze would definitely adds up your longevity undoubtedly. After such illustrious exploration of Rara National Park trekkers will trek towards Hilsa via Simikot. Several passes and grassy meadows are crossed before reaching this border town between China and Nepal. The place is at the crossroad of Mansarovar Kailash Yatra. Every year Hilsa celebrates emphatically during the arrival of Lord Shiva’s followers flocking to reach Mt. Kailash for circumambulation. Journey then returns back to SImikot for flight to Kathmandu via Nepalgunj.

Book the Rara Lake via Hilsa Border trekking package and observe never seen before sceneries. Unique Adventure International would ensure even a tiny details are arranged for the hassle free trekking on this gorgeous off the beaten trekking trail of Nepal. 

Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Day 02 : Flight from Kathmandu to Nepalganj, overnight at hotel

Day 03 : Fly to Jumla, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 04 : Trek to Daanphe Lagna, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 05 : Trek to Chautha, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 06 : Trek to Dhotu, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 07 : Trek Rara Lake, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 08 : Explore Surrounding Lake Rara, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 09 : Trek to Banwa, overnight at tented camp

Day 10 : Trek to Changkheli Pass, overnight at tented camp

Day 11 : Trek Darma Village, overnight at tented camp

Day 12 : Trek to Melchham Village, overnight at tented camp

Day 13 : Trek to Puma Lekh, overnight at tented camp

Day 14 : Trek to Pangkha, overnight at tented camp

Day 15 : Trek to Gatya Khola, overnight at tented camp

Day 16 : Trek to Bargaun, overnight at tented camp

Day 17 : Trek to Simikot, overnight at tented camp

Day 18 : Trek to Dhara Pokhari, overnight at tented camp

Day 19 :Trek to Salli Khola, overnight at tented camp

Day 20 : Trek to Muchu, overnight at tented camp

Day 21 : Rest and acclimatisation, overnight at tented camp

Day 22 : Trek to Sipsip, overnight at tented camp

Day 23 : Trek to Hilsa, overnight at tented camp

Day 24 : Trek to Sipsip, overnight at tented camp

Day 25 : Trek to Muchu, overnight at tented camp

Day 26 : Trek to Salli Khola, overnight at tented camp

Day 27 : Trek to Simikot, overnight at guesthouse 

Day 28 : Fly to Nepalgunj to Kathmandu and overnight at hotel

Day 29 : Leisure day in Kathmadnu, overnight at hotel

Day 30 : Transfer to airport, departure

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • Airport transfers. 
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Nepalganjwith breakfast as per the programme.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with hot beverage and snacks whilst on trekking.
  • Guesthouse accommodation whilst on trekking.
  • Rara National Park permit fees.
  • An experienced fluent English speaking guide, trained and licenced by Government of Nepal, Ministry of Tourism & Civil Aviation.
  • Highly experienced trekking porter(s).
  • Flight Kathmandu - Nepalganj - Jumla, Simikot - Nepalganj - Kathmandu).
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
  • All necessary ground transportation.
  • All governmental procedure.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant.

What is not included?

  •  Meals at Kathmandu and Nepalganj.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Your Travel Insurance, Rescue & Evacuation (medical insurance & helicopter rescue) 
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.
  • Visa Fee. 
  • Trekking Equipment list 
  • Travel and personal expenses


Recommended Gear Lists:

  • 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 buy in Kathmandu)
  • A comfortable day pack, preferably with a waistband.
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Other necessary equipment:

  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (We also provide comprehensive first aid medical kit and Oxymeter)
  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel


We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.

Trip Price

US $ 4,690 per person

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 30 days
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Min Altitude : 3750 meter
  • Max Altitude : 4790 meter
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min - 1

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