Rara Lake – Biggest Lake of Nepal
Rara lake is the biggest lake of Nepal lies at altitude of 3000 meters in Mugu District and under the Rara National park. The lake having a length of 5 Kilometers has Maximum depth of 167 meters. The area is very remote area of Mugu. This also the tourist area but not like Everest, Annapurna and Langtang. A fully camping trek is organize in this area. Tourist have no facilities of local lodges and other facilities in this area. All the equipment are carried by the porters and foods are prepared by cook under the tent.
Summer is quite pleasure but winter is cold. The visiting time to the lake is September to December and march to May. Monson is also not the season for the trekking in this area. It occurs June to August.
The lake is surrounded by the Rara National park. The park is full of floral and fauna. The park was established in 1976 to preserve the beauty of the lake and protect it from sedimentation and adverse human activities. The Park flora consists of 1074 species, of which 16 are endemic to Nepal; the fauna includes 51 species of mammals and 214 species of birds
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