Wild Karnali And Rara Trek

This camping adventure leads you into the heartland of an ancient Nepali culture, around the “Queen of Lakes” – Rara Lake, one of the highest in Nepal. The local Thakuri community believe that a god fired his arrow, opening the passage of the lake. Their descendants, in partnership with Dolma Ecotourism, have now opened this passage for guests.

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    Dolma tours is one of the top adventure travel companies with more than 15 years of experience.

    Best Lodges

    We make sure that our guests get the best service and facility by providing them with top Lodges.

    Trained Guides

    We have top guides available in Nepal with good communication skills as well as great knowledge of trekking.

    Small Groups

    We believe in organising small groups to deliver the best quality services.

    Safety First

    Our guides are well trained to handle any complicated situations as well as medical emergencies.

    Why Jumla and Rara Trek ?

    One of the best Trekking routes in Nepal

    This trek through the remote wilderness of western Nepal offers a superb experience of nature and a visit to Rara Lake, Nepal’s Largest Lake at 3062 meters. Beginning the trek from the mountain airstrip of Jumla after flying from Kathmandu via Nepalgunj, the trail passes through green countryside.

    Jumla – Rara Lake Trek throughout caters unusual glimpses of a culture and scenery quite different from that found elsewhere in Nepal and eventually culminates to the Rara Lake inside Rara National Park.

    This beautiful high altitude lake is surrounded by alpine meadows and forests of pine, juniper and spruce, whilst in the background you can view the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.

    With Dolma Tours you will get to experience the cultural aspect of Rara and Jumla. The ancient way of living with preserved nature, you are sure to have a divine time there. 


    Our Awesome Itinerary


    Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu (1,370m)

    Day 02 –Full day sightseeing in KTM valley

    Day 03 – Fly from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj (150m): 1 hour

    Day 04 – Fly from Nepalgunj to Talchaa and Rara

    Day 05 – Explore Rara Lake

    Day 06 –Rara Lake to Pina (2440m)

    Day 07 –Trek ends Bumra to Jumla (2540m)

    Day 08 –Fly to Nepalgunj and fly to Kathmandu

    Day 09 – Leisure day in Kathmandu.

    Day 10 – Departure

    Our Story

    Dolma Ecotourism was established and financed through a partnership with the Dolma Foundation and Tsering Lama in 2003. It provides an exploration of the self as much as the world. Our visitors experience an intimate cultural, spiritual and natural adventure in a remote pocket of humanity.

    Dolma Ecotourism was established for the mutual benefit of both visitor and villager. While the visitor learns the invaluable lessons of far flung societies, so those societies should benefit in kind.

    Dolma Ecotourism shares any profits with the Dolma Foundation for reinvestment in the community to empower the locals to defend their culture in changing times.


    We are affiliated with different organisations to provide you with the best experience in Nepal. We follow all standard rules and procedures to ensure safety and fulfilling experience.

    "What I love about these tours is that the guides are not afraid to get off the beaten track and show us the real city. This is an I will definitely come back to"
    Alene Elvine
    “The guide was everything I hoped for, and more. BikeTour really makes a difference, I would have never discovered the beautiful places we stopped for"
    Jonas Gerber

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