About Rara Lake Helicopter Tour
Rara lake helicopter tour in Nepal takes you to one of the popular pilgrimage sites in Nepal. It is a lifetime experience to explore the biggest and deepest lake at an altitude of 2,990m in Nepal. The Rara lake is located in the Jumla and Mugu Districts of Karnali Province. The helicopter tour to a lake offers you the most stunning view of the lake which looks vividly bright with a mirror effect of deep blue fresh water. Rara is a pristine and less crowded area of Nepal. The spectacular landscape that surrounds this pristine lake is clearly visible. In the far north western part of Nepal Rara is the smallest national park in the country. The rich vegetation of the park supports diverse species of wildlife including the endangered red panda, musk deer, Himalayan black bear, leopard, jackal, Himalayan tahr, Yellow-throated martin, and wild dog, wild boar, common langur, rhesus macaque, and the common otter.
At the height of 4,087 m, Chuchemara Hill stands as the best vantage point that offers a picturesque view of the deep blue clear Rara Lake, hillsides, and snow-capped peaks around it. The lake's popularity is also for the Snowtrout fish variety
Rara's Helicopter tour starts from the domestic airport in Kathmandu. We will fly towards Nepalgunj over the brilliant views of the Langtang range. The helicopter lands in Jumla for refueling. From Jumla we will fly to Rara Lake to enjoy its enchanting beauty. We will enjoy the stunning views of plant species including fir, pine, birch, rhododendron, hemlock, oak, juniper, spruce, beautiful villages, and landscapes. The majestic views of the Dhaulagiri Range and Mt. Kanjirowa will make you fall in love with the Rara lake helicopter tour.
Major Attractions of Rara Lake Helicopter Tour
Rara National Park, the smallest national park in Nepal, Rara Lake - the biggest and deepest lake in Nepal, the untouched beauty of Far Western Karnali region, Buddhist stupas dotted in the Rara trekking trail. the local ethnic authentic Tibetan Buddhism and Bonpo culture are the major attractions of the Rara lake helicopter tour.
Rara Lake Helicopter Tour Price
Kathmandu to Rara lake helicopter flight price depends on the number of people and the service level. There are two types of tour packages available for the helicopter ride to Rara Lake. Here are the cost details of the Rara Lake Helicopter tour;
|Types of Helicopter Tour||No of Pax||Helicopter Tour Cost (USD )|
|Private Charter||1||$ 4500|
|Group Joining||2-3||$ 1400|
Best Season for Rara Lake Helicopter Tour
The Autumn and Spring season is the most favorable time for Rara Lake Helicopter Tour. In this season the weather is helpful for helicopter flights. These seasons are stable with endurable temperatures. The days are warm and sunny with drier weather which makes it easy to tour around.
Summer is pleasant. However, winter is quite cold. The best time of year to visit the park is September/October and April to May. December through March, the temperatures drop to below freezing, and heavy snowfalls occur up to one meter, closing high passes. April to June is warm but the season gives way to monsoon season-June to August. On the other hand, the mornings and nights can be colder. The verdant hills and lush forests are at their best during the Autumn and Spring seasons offering some crisp views of the Himalayas. In Nepal, the autumn season falls under September, October, and November, and the spring season falls under the weeks of March, April, and May.
The best view of Rara Lake with warm and pleasant weather can be observed during the spring season from March to May. September – November. Rara lake helicopter tour during the autumn season September – November is also an excellent time for getting a bird’s eye view of the stunning scenery with unparalleled views of mountains, lakes, and hillsides.
Packing List For Rara Lake Helicopter Tour
Regulus Nepal suggests you pack some light but smart packing list for the Rara Lake Helicopter Tour. Here is what we suggest you take with you:
- Full sleeve clothing
- Windproof and waterproof down jacket
- Windproof and waterproof trousers
- Warm pair of trousers
- UV protection sunglasses
- A water bottle
- Silk/Nylon scarf
- Lip balm and moisturizer
- Passport and important documents
- Camera essentials
How To Reach Rara lake From Kathmandu
This helicopter tour starts from Kathmandu by a flight to Nepalgunj, flies over the sky of western Nepal towards Rara Lake in the North and returns back to Kathmandu airport. Altogether this Rara lake helicopter tour takes around 4 hours to complete. To explore Rara National Park it takes 2.5 days trek via Jumala or 10 days trek from Surkhet. If you wish to have a luxury tour to Rara, the helicopter tour is the best one for you. Make your dream come true to visit the mesmerizing Rara lake with Regulus Treks. Do contact us for organizing your helicopter tour to Rara lake.