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Situated at an elevation of 2,990 meters surrounded by the lushest greens, perfectly textured Himalayas- makes one think if it’s made up of flame crystals, enthralling national park with diverse wildlife, Rara Lake is not only one of the largest lakes in Nepal but also has one of the bluest water in the world. Yet surprisingly it changes its background showing three different colours a day. A beautiful journey where one can truly experience unique culture, ethnicity and panorama leads to this stunning lake  in high altitude where mother nature has created a small yet freakingily gorgeous little world in her lap.

Similarly, continuing this panoramic journey will lead us to the centre of Gharapjhong rural municipality in the beautiful Mustang district, Jomsom where ascending pieces of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri stand lofty and all snow covered. Kali gandaki flows like blood flowing through the veins, giving life to this place.  Culture and ethnicity that you will experience will make you feel spiritually uplifted.

If you want to soak yourself in pure heaven and witness the essence of spirituality in completely ravishing beauty then you must be a part of this journey through us.



Rara to Jomsom trek is the combination of two amazing treks. This trek is a panoramic journey through charming remote villages of Nepal. This trek offers an opportunity to explore Nepal’s one of the remotest trekking destination, where you will be truly amazed to see the culture, ethnicity and nomadic lifestyle of people. This journey will bring us closer to an isolated and abandoned world of Tibetan nomads. 

Rara lake to Jomsom trekking is a 40 days trekking which offers you the most phenomenal and exotic sides of remote areas of West- Northern Nepal that has been center of attraction for many foreign and local travellers over the years. It’s a beautiful tourist destination with sky where you can test your limits, perfect picturesque landscape where you can fulfill yourself with wildest fantasies, air so fresh that you would never have felt so much alive before. The biggest lake of Nepal, heavenly and appealing Rara Lake that covers 10.8 km square area and suitated at 2990 meters in Rara National Park is surrounded by thick and rich flora and fauna. A wide range of alpine flora and fauna is salient tourist attraction here. Hemlock, cedar, spruce, blue pine, fir, Paris polyphila, artemisia, cordyseps and pine tress fill the forests with their heavenly presence. Kalij pheasant, Musk deer, gray languor, Indian leopard, Dhole, red panda, Himalayan black bear, resus macaque and Himalayan snow cock have filled these forests with life. 

Revealing another rewarding fact about this trek, DOLPO has a ton loads of natural beauty stocked with flora and fauna and picturesque landscape for your eyes and camera in the Shey- Phoksundo National Park where Shey-  Phoksundo Lake lies with its majestic beauty. Dolpo region is which is said to be a land discovered by Tibetan Rinpoche in his spiritual quest in the 17th century is a land undiscovered and also known as absolute wilderness. Meanwhile, Jomsom is a spectacular place located at 2800 metres altitude, which serves as the headquarter of majestic Mustang. It shows the remote alpine settlement where people have been living for years following their own unique style of culture and tradition. Trekkers are blessed with the splendid view of ascending pieces of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. The deepest gorge in the world and the presence of holy essence of spirituality of Manakamana. Jomsom will provide every bit of spirituality present in its air to you. 

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  • Day 1: Arrival to kathmandu

    After arriving in the lovely capital of Nepal via Tribhuwan International Airport, our agents will be there to receive you and transfer you to one of the standard hotels of Kathmandu. Freshen yourself up from the tiring flight.
  • Day 2: Sightseeing and preparation for trek.

    This is the day we will need to issue your Upper Dolpo Restricted area entry permits, Issuing Restricted area entry permits we will need your original passport with valid visa, you may do a guided tour to many of the historical and spiritual attractions enlisted under the planet Heritage Sites. The trek leader will meet the group for a gathering and supply an in depth briefing on the trek. All the specified information regarding the trek would be provided.
  • Day 3: Fly to Nepalgunj and overnight stay at Hotel.

    Nepalgunj lies in the Terai plains near the southern border. We will take a late afternoon flight to Nepalgunj. It is a 45 minutes flight and we will arrange a overnight stay in a cozy and comfortable hotel.
  • Day 4: Fly to jumla and trek to tantalizing Danphe Langa (3500m)

    Early in the morning we will take a 40 minutes flight to Jumla. Jumla is one of the remotest palce of Nepal. And the only possible way to reach there is taking a flight. We will start our journey from the main Streets of Jumla passing through the famous Jumla bazar. After climbing the long passes through sisnamul (2830m) entering a forest to Chere (3010m) which is a large horse and sheep pasture. From Chere the trails become steeper giving us a range of excitement. Climbs through meadows to Danphe Lagna offers the views of alluring Patrasi Himal(6860m) and Jagdula Himal(5785m). The trail descends gently through a forest of spruces, birches and rhododendron and we will finally reach Danphe Langa overnight at camp after about 5 hours of trek.
  • Day 5: Trek from Danphe Langa to intriguing Chautha (2770m)

    We will trek from Danphe Lagna to Chautha (2770m) which descends steeply through the forest and the trail will come to Hiran Duski (2840m) and then Sinja Khola. We will cross the bridge and follow the trail to Nyawre (2660m). From here the trail leaves the river and we start climbing to Kabra. The steep climb proceeds to Bhara (2920m) which may be a classical Tibetan village and descends to the village of Chautha Overnight at Camp at 6 hours trek.
  • Day 6: Hike from Chauta to Dhiru(2380m)

    The next day we will start our journey fromChauta to Dhotu (2380m) following the trail that leads uphill crossing some fields at Chante Chaur (2940m) and climbs to Bhulbule, the Rara park entrance station (3130m). From here, we will climb gently to get to Ghurchi Lagna (3450m). From here you can observe views of luring Mugue Karnali River and the snowy peaks bordering Tibet. Then the trail descends through a spruce forest resulting in Pina (2400m). Following the direct trail to Rara Lake through pine forest passing Jhyari Khola at 2400m you reach to the tiny settlement of Dhotu overnight at Camp at about 6 hours trek.
  • Day 7: Trek from Dhoti to majestic Rara Lake.

    The next day we will start our journey from Dhotu to Rara Lake (2980m) Crossing a stream and making a steep climb to the village through a cedar forest to a huge meadow. From here you can see excellent views of Rara Lake. Descending a short distance you reach Rara Lake. The majestic lake is still with different shades of blue. This is one of the most amazing views of this journey. For the night we will reach Camp after about 3 hours trek.
  • Day 8: Walk from Rara Lake to azure Lusa or beyond (1875m)

    After the delicious breakfast over viewing the nature, the trek leads us about an hour through pines and juniper to reach the lip of the valley then descend quite steeply on a dusty track to Gamgadhi (2074m), stretching down an extended ridge above the Mugu Karnali river. We then continue down a very steep zig-zag track to a swing bridge over a side valley east of Gamgadhi, at 1752m the hot lowest point on this trek, then climb to the lower unused road that goes to Mugu village and eventually Tibet and eventually received beautiful campsite Just before Lusa Overnight at Camp about 7 hours trek.
  • Day 9: Hike from Beyond Lusa to graceful Pulu(2257m)

    We then cross to the right an area bridge or still cross a replacement metal swing bridge. More hot and dry trekking up and down follows until arriving in Pulu Overnight at Camp after about 6 – 7 hours trek.
  • Day 10: Walk from Pulu towards drawing Maila (2820m)

    After breakfast trek lead us towards Mugu village and we will Continuing walking through the river bank of Mugu Karnali, and crossing the Mugu Karnali finally lead us to Maila Overnight at Camp at about a 5 hours trek.
  • Day 11: Trek from Maila to alluring Chyarga La camp (4000m)

    Early in the morning we will follow a narrow forest track that leads up the gorge to the right after the Maila through black walnut and pines with the Chham Khola raging on your left and sheer cliffs above red within the rising sun. We then take the second local bridge to the true right and climb steeply over endless large rock falls into autumn broadleaf forest and dwarf rhododendrons without the common cinnamon-honey scent.We walking a crude bridge to the true left over the gin-clear stream and climb cairn marking a river crossing back to the true right. Camping is simply over the rim, an open grassy campsite finally above the treeline with glaciers above and an enormous amphitheatre that dwarfs the tents. We reach this delightful place called Chyarga La camp (4000m) which is just above Thajuchaur (4050m) as shown on some maps. Overnight at Camp at about a 6 hours trek.
  • Day 12: Trek from Chyarga La camp towards Chyarga La high camp (4400m)

    For acclimatization reasons we take an easy day here and simply move to a higher camp. After lunch, a very pleasant walk through native grassland free of weeds and not grazed by yaks or even by wildlife. Seekers of the highly lucrative aphrodisiac yarsagumba had been here during the monsoon and may have shot out the wildlife but even choughs were not in evidence. The Chyarga La high camp (4400m) is a sunny sheltered nook among tussocks and boulders with marvellous snow and mountain views all around. A short acclimatisation walk to 4650m and dozing in the sun were all the activities available but the night is very cold, a just waning moon making the frost sparkle. Overnight at Camp, about a 4 hour trek.
  • Day 13: Hike from Chyarga La high camp to shining Takla Khola (3500m)

    The first 5000m pass of many to come is a straightforward climb of 750m on grass, keeping left against the cliffs, and then across a slope of large rocks to the line of chortens and prayer flags marking Chyarga La (5150m). Keep an eye out for Tibetan snowcocks. A marvelous view of unknown snow peaks and domes to the north along the border with Tibet. This pass marks entry into the Shey Phoksundo National Park. Descend steeply on a rockslide then down a valley past a small lake to enter beautiful autumn birch forest shedding leaves. Traverse above the stream, noting that the tree-filled gash in the cliffs below willbe the path ahead on the morrow, and then eventually come down into an enchanted glade of pines and white birch. The Takla Khola (3500m) itself, coming from the north, is a murky glacial stream from Tibet Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 14: Trek from Takla Khola to enticing Yala La high camp (4500m)

    This is a long and tiring day. There is a solid local bridge 15-20mins downstream that may have ice on it, bear left then climb steeply through briars on loose rocks up the white birch-filled gully above and traverse for 2.5hrs to chortens at 4300m. Descending to traverse open grasslands with some cliff descents and great views back to the Kanjiroba massif and across the valley to autumn birch forests. Descend in increasingly prickly subalpine scrub towards the Chyandi Khola. We Cross the Chysandi Khola if at all possible so as to remain on the true left and start a slow rocky scramble on a track with short sharp climbs above the Chyandi Khola, pretty but rough through birch forest and huge boulders until emerging above the treeline grassy Yala La high camp is just over the lip of the valley. Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 15: Walk from Yala La high camp towards Pung Kharka (4550m)

    This is one of the most scenic days of our tour, with a sense of space and remoteness that we have never experienced elsewhere in Nepal. We Continue up the valley on a gentle grassy track on old moraines, crossing one stream which may delay you with ice. Gorgeous views of a glacial snow dome to the left and of the long yellow valley of ungrazed grass unspooling behind. We then climbed on slippery exposed shale all dipping bands to the narrow cairn-encrusted Yala La (5414m).The desolate valley beyond was like a coffee swirl of earthy colours, with the snow dome above a scoop of ice-cream, very pretty. The views reach right along the Tibetan border with the obvious snow dome to the north identified as Yala Khang, part of the Palchung Hamga Himal. Allow time to appreciate the marvelous earthy colours and jumble of mountains above then descend on loose shale to a small spring. Drop through untracked snow grass tussocks, steep and greasy at times, to the braided river in the flat valley floor below then enjoy the level walking to a lonely campsite at Pung Kharka (4550m) past or before an unusual gravel glacier front with waves of advances and retreats preserved in stone. Overnight at camp.
  • Day 16: Trek from Pung Kharka to awaited Nyingma Gyanzen La high camp (4650m)

    A lazy day as the landscape seemed to demand time for it to soak in and some recovery was needed from the last two hard days. We Descend the valley through various braided streams, many frozen, aiming to settle on the true right and staying low as the valley narrows and the deeply incised cliffs rise around you. Further progress is blocked by a shale bluff, climb the bluff with some difficulty and continue up the narrow limestone gully to the southwest. Some tent platforms were hacked out where water briefly appears and disappears in the stream, Nyingma Gyanzen La high camp (4650m) was made then it was time to sit in the sun. Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 17: Walk from Nyingma Gyanzen La high camp to luring Phophagaon (4070m)

    This will be one of the best mountain days you will have during the entire trip. Walking all above 5000m in perfect weather and with views from Nepal to Tibet is the highlight of this trip. We Climb steadily over limestone scree hummocks in the early morning shadows, with grass in places, and then make a final steeper zig zag through rocks to the classic notch of Nyingma Gyanzen La 5400m. Beyond is the Kanjiroba range in all its complexity and a labyrinth of valleys. The Kanjiroba range was surveyed in the 1960s by Scotsman John Tyson. Make a climbing traverse left on loose scree to the actual ridge and climb to the be flagged highest point at 5564m, then commence a long up and down traverse with deep views to the right and long views across wild mountains into Tibet. Look out for the remote village Kuwagaon way below left. The panorama stretches from Mustang, Manaslu, Tilicho, Nilgiri, the Annapurnas, Dhampus and Tukuche, Dhaulagiri, Puthong and the separate peaks of Chaganath. The ridge starts to open out into classic more rounded Dolpo landscapes, tortured rock and a wide palate of earth colours from white to dark red until finally a large chorten is reached from which a view below of the first village in 7 days can be gained. Drop on a dry and stony ball-bearing track to Phophagaon (4070m) Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 18: Trek from Phophagaon to ridge camp above Potalgaon (4400m)

    Descend to the Tora Khola in 1.5hrs, cross it on a hoary cantilever bridge reflecting on the lack of trees to build such a structure, Continue through thorny scrub up to a shelf shown as Potalgaon (4070m; Pho Kharka) with ruins of houses abandoned for a generation as there is no water except in the monsoon. Continue southwards to the left of the red cliffs above towards a pass on the right shoulder. A thorny ridge camp above Potalgaon (4400m) provided two campsites right on the path adjacent to water down to the right, with views back over the Nyingma Ganzen ridge and Pho Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 19: Hike from ridge camp above Potalgaon to Fascinating Bhijer (3850m)

    Continue climbing through red autumn thorn bushes to Yambur La (4865m) under the beautiful cliffs of Yambur Danda (5485m) and start a long dry and very thorny traverse to above Bhijer. Descend slowly on dry marbles with gentian violets in season to camp by the welcome Phulak Khola in the surprisingly large and active village of Bhijer (3850m) dominated by a dark red gompa and surrounded by extensive barley fields. This is classic grey-brown rounded Dolpo landscape Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 20: Rest day at Bhijer and sightseeing.

    The highlight of the day is a visit to the Vijer Bonpo Chakhang Monastery (also called “Nesar Temple in Bicher '') downstream in the older part of the village. Snellgrove in 1956. Amazing gompa with its unique and world famous illustrated manuscripts and carved book covers dating from the 11-16th century. This library of 642 volumes spanning the 11-16th centuries had been hidden behind a sealed wall but was opened to researchers in 2000 and has since been fully digitized. It forms the core of Hidden Treasures of the Himalayas by Amy Heller (Serindia Publications, Chicago USA 2009 The fluid illustrated figures, living colours and flowing Tibetan calligraphy were fascinating, illuminating the perfection of wisdom Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 21: Trek from Bhijer- Shyamling Gompa to tempting Den khola (4500m)

    Leave Bhijer by the gully to the right of the dark red gompa, then take a track to the right towards a stupa overlooking Bhijer. Continue gently upwards to a shallow saddle then traverse left until a ridge gives the surprising view below of Shyamling Gompa (Samling Monastery, 4163m) set over a deep valley with a ring of mountains beyond. The complex includes the 738 year old main gompa and a subsidiary gompa (both restored 30 years ago so not very ancient inside). After visiting Shyamling Gompa Climb steeply above the complex tending left to a visible skyline chorten, then follow the ridge east to join the main trail from Bhijer at the flagged pass (Tora La?) at 4500m. There are broad views right back to the Nyingma Gyanzen ridge over vast deserts of rock and scree and the canyons below are frightening in their savage remoteness. The fluted face of Kanjiroba Himal (6612m) rises above the grey-brown hills. There is an exposed scree traverse to another pass ~4700m and yet another. Descend steeply to a small kharka with rings of stones and access to Den Khola (4500m) that provides water for a remote camping site. Overnight at Camp.
  • Day 22: Walk from Den Khola towards Shey Gompa (4390m)

    Traverse under a high summer village and climb 300m of the mountain to the right, trending right around the shoulder then make a climbing traverse with views across a deep canyon to the 800 year old Tsakhang hermitage, a spectacular meditation retreat for monks from Shey Gompa. There are also good views of the even more remote Gamoche Gomba on the circuit around Crystal Mountain. The Nandalo La which accesses Ringmo and Phuksundo Lake can be seen in the distance to the left of Crystal Mountain (5566m). Climb again to about 4800m then descend and traverse deeply to the left until finally Shey Gompa (4390m) Overnight at Camp. Option after lunch – (our other trekkers add extra day to visit this place) After lunch we suggest you visit the The must-see destination is a 1-2hr climb to the 800 year old Tsakhang Gompa, spectacularly sited above the gorge on the true left of the Sephu Khola. At Tsakhang there is a sacred spring beside several ancient buildings hugging the ochre cliffs, with fine views of Crystal Mountain. Tsakhang Gompa is used for long winter retreats and appears to be under the wing of a Thailand monastery which is training lamas and maintaining the building.
  • Day 23: Rest day at Shey Gompa.

    The day is spent exploring the village and can also be used to visit a nearby monastery on a top of the cliff. The visit to the monastery would take a couple of hours for the round trip. (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 24: Cross Sela Bhanjyang (5075m) and trek to Namgung (4430m)

    Another early start and a long steep climb to the top of Sela Bhanjyang is rewarded with views of Mustang Valley and mountains of Tibet and the Kanjiroba Range. A drop again leads to a river and a more easy terrain in afternoon finally leads to Namgung. (5-6 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 25: Trek to attractive Saldang (3980m)

    A steep climb for most of the morning ends at Saldang. Saldang is one of the biggest settlements of the region. Ironically, this one of the most remote villages of the country is home to one of the biggest stars of the country. Saldang is home of Thinle, the main character of the academy award nominated movie ‘Himalaya’. (5-6 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 26: Trek to inviting Khoma Gaon (4100m)

    The day starts with a climb and changes into a descent later in the morning as the trail drops once again to a river. Afternoon walk is similar as the trek first climbs to Khoma La (4565 meters) and then drops down to Khoma Gaon. Gaon in Nepali means village. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 27: Hike to Mendo (4000m)

    The trail drops to the river and follows the river for most part of the day. Yet another drop follows a climb to a top of a ridge and ends at a green valley of Shimen. A brief walk after Shimen leads to Mendo. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 28: Walk towards cultured Tinke Gaon(4110m)

    The trek continues to follow the river towards south and passes through small villages, chortens and mane walls before reaching Tinje Gaon. The village was also one of the major points of the ancient Tibetan trade route. (6 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 29: Trek to Rapka (4535m)

    An easy trail in the morning starts the trek and continues to head south of the valley. Later in the day, the trail starts to undulate and passes through narrow gullies before reaching the wide valleys of Rapka. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 30: Cross Chharka La (5030m) and trek to Chharka (4110m)

    Another early start and yet another pass makes the day one of the longer days of trek. After crossing Chharkha La, a long descent finally ends at Chharka. (7-8 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 31: Acclimatization Day.

    The day can be used as a rest day to prepare for the final few passes of the trek. (Overnight at Camp) or make a side trip around Chharla Bhot.
  • Day 32: Trek to Norbulung (4500m)

    The trail undulates and many rivers are crossed on suspension bridges throughout the day towards the south of the valley. The trek keeps heading south of the valley for most of the latter stages of the trek. A final climb leads to Norbulung ending the day. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 33: Trek to bottom of Sangda La (4800m)

    Once again the trek starts to gain elevation as the trek now enters the final stages. Few passes separates Dolpo region from Kali Gandaki Valley and Sangda La is one of them. The day’s trek ends at the bottom of Sangda La. (6-7 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 34: Cross Niwar Pass (5130m) and enchanting Sangda La (5300m), and trek to Sangda Phedi (5100)

    The day to Sangda Phedi includes crossing of two passes and is one of the hardest day of the trek. The trail climbs up Niwar Pass (5320 meters) and then crosses Sangda La and offers stunning views of the valleys in front for all the hard work. Long descent finally ends at Sangda Phedi. (7-8 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 35: Trek to lower Sangda (3710m)

    The trek enters into descent mode and passes several small rivers throughout the day. More mountains of Kali Gandaki Valley start to open up near Lower Sangda and the region also has a huge number of Blue Sheeps. (Trek about 6 hours) (Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 36: Hike to Dhagarjun (3210m)

    A small ascent in the morning soon turns into gradual drop and turns steeper with the day. This final descent also provides the view of Kali Gandaki Valley as the day ends at Dhagarjun. (6-7 hours)(Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 37: Trek to beguiling Jomsom (2720m)

    The downhill continues as the trek enters Kali Gandaki Valley and drops all the way down to the river. The trek now continues on the dusty secondary roads following the river south towards Jomsom. Jomsom is administrative headquarters of Mustand and is a busy town and marks the end of adventure. (7 hours)(Overnight at Camp)
  • Day 38: Fly back to Kathmandu via Pokhara.

    Early in the Morning we will take a short mountain flight to Pokhara, continue connecting flights to Kathmandu, receive at the airport and transfer to a Hotel stay overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.
  • Day 39 : Leisure day in Kathmandu.

    You will have time to relax and get fresh in your hotel. After getting some rest, you can go for last-minute souvenir shopping. If you want, our guides will advise the best sites to purchase souvenirs. In the dusk, you will have a farewell dinner with our office agents (along with guides) in a typical Nepali restaurant. We will drop you back to your hotel. Witness the alluring nightlife overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 40: International departure.

    Time to announce your valediction to Nepal! Appreciate your ultimate moments in Kathmandu including breakfast in a café, a town stroll, or memorial shopping token of Kathmandu. An agent of our company will join you at your lodge and transport you to the airport for your return from aviation to home. It’s best to be at the airport at least two hours before departure.
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  • Explore all shades of blue of Rara Lake.
  • Rich and authentic culture and ethnicity of remote area of Nepal.
  • The essence of spiritual vibe from culturally rich Tibetan people.
  • Get to be a part of nomadic lifestyle of people.
  • Bless your eyes with heavenly and ravishing beauty of mother nature.
  • Captivating view of Himalayas.
  • High pases of Chyargo La, Nengla La, Yala La, Jeng La, Nyingma Gyanzen La all above 5000 meters.
  • Hospitable village dwellers above 3500 meters.
  • Extravagant range of flora and fauna.
  • Exceptional Musk deer, red panda, Himalayan black bear and many more



  • Trek duration: 40N/39D
  • Trek grade: Arudous
  • Highest altitude: Nyingma Gyanzen La high camp (4650m)
  • Accommodation: Tented camps or Local Tea house
  • Transportation: Overland
  • Group size: 2 to 12 packs
  • Best season:Mar/Apr/May/Sept/Oct/Nov
  • Per day walk: 5 to 6 hr maximum
  • Trek cost:****


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