Rara Lake Motorbike Tour – 10 Days

Rara Lake Motorbike Tour – 10 Days

5 USD 2500
  • 1830 Km
  • 2990 m
  • 10 days
  • Moderate


An adventurous motorcycle tour to discover Nepal’s Karnali region is the Motorcycle Tour to Rara Lake. A 10-day motorcycle tour of Rara Lake takes you over twisting roads, rocky mountains, and stunning secluded scenery that eventually leads to the stunning Rara Lake, which is located at a height of 2990 meters. Alpine meadows and pine forests, juniper, and spruce surround this beautiful high-altitude lake, while, in the background, you can view the magnificent snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas. 

With such features in this destination, it is hard to not introduce the Rara Lake motorbike tour to our dear riders around the world who are waiting to explore the Himalayas. Particularly, our itinerary provides a comprehensive and enjoyable experience of riding across various regions of Nepal.

But this motorcycle tour to Rara Lake is more special, as going there is an enlightening experience. Riders will pass through the unspoiled Karnali district which has a complex geological structure with the least infrastructure, making it more interesting.

The voyage welcomes you to breathtaking vistas as well as some harsh elements of life and the universe. Unquestionably, the Karnali Region is the ideal location to study human survival grit. Observing the harsh realities of the residents’ lives is undoubtedly fascinating and inspiring, but their way of existence captivates the attention of anybody walking through.


  • Picturesque view of the deep blue clear Rara Lake – The biggest freshwater lake in the Himalayas.
  • Sightseeing at the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha.
  • A closer observation of the life and culture of Karnali Region people – rural remote Nepal.
  • Short Trek to Rara Lake and boating on this biggest lake.
  • Stunning view of Ruma Kand Peak, Malika Kand Peak, and Chuchemara Peak.
  • Adventurous riding through dense forest, Karnali George, and different village towns.
  • Experienced riding in the hilly region of Terai.

Best time for a Motorcycle Tour to Rara Lake

With its tranquil waters and magnificent surroundings, Rara Lake provides motorcyclists with an amazing experience. Hence, the best time for a motorcycle tour to Rara Lake is crucial for ensuring a safe and enjoyable journey. The following period is ideal for a motorcycle tour to Rara Lake:

Autumn Season (September to November):

Optimal Time: Considered the best time for a motorcycle tour to Rara Lake.

Weather: Perfect riding conditions are offered by clear skies, low rainfall, and mild temperatures between 5°C to 20°C.

Road Accessibility: Most roads leading to Rara Lake, including the route from Kathmandu via Surkhet and Jumla, are open and navigable during this season.

Scenic Beauty: Experienced motorcyclists are treated to a stunning scene as the turquoise waters of Rara Lake are framed by colorful autumn vegetation.

Spring Season (March to May):

Excellent for motorcyclists who enjoy mild weather and flowering vegetation.

Weather:  Comfortable temps between 5°C to 20°C, occasionally coupled with downward rain showers.

Landscape:  As seen In the spring, Rara Lake and the surrounding area are blazing with vivid wildflowers and lush greenery.

Adventure:  When the weather is good, explore the unexplored and less-traveled paths leading to Rara Lake, such as the route from Jumla.

Summer Season (June to August):

Ideal for seasoned riders looking for exciting off-road paths with less traffic.

Weather:  Lower elevations will have warmer temperatures, between 15°C and 30°C, with frequent thunderstorms and rain.

Considerations:  Because of monsoon conditions, some parts of the route can be difficult to access, including slippery surfaces and landslides.

Winter Season (December to February):

Rara Lake motorcycle rides are not advised because of the severe weather and possible road closures.

Weather:  Frigid temperatures, particularly in high-altitude regions, and snowfall make it difficult to travel and block mountain passages.

Ultimately, September through November is the ideal time of year for a motorbike tour to Rara Lake because of the ideal weather, accessible roads, and a stunningly colorful environment. But since every season has something special to offer, schedule your trip around your interests and aspirations for adventure, taking in mind the difficulties and benefits of discovering this hidden gem of the Himalayas.  


Day 01

Arrival at Kathmandu meets & greet at the airport & transfer to Hotel.1350m 

Day 02

Ride from Kathmandu to Lumbini,150m (292km) Approx 8 hours.

Day 03

Ride Lumbini to Kohalpur via Highway, 175m (270km) 6-7 hours.

Day 04

Ride Kohalpur to Manma,1802m (248km) 7 -8 hours.

Day 05

Ride Manma to Talcha Airport ,2735m (150km) 5-6 hours.

Day 06

Trek to Rara Lake (biggest lake in Nepal),2990m.

Day 07

Ride from Rara to Surkhet, 874m (270km) 6-7 hours

Day 08

Ride from Surkhet to Butuwal via Kohalpur, 152m (318km) 8-9 hours.

Day 09

Ride back to Kathmandu from Butwal (282km) Approx 8 hours.

Day 10

Departure to your Home land or onward destination & farewell at the airport


Whats Included

  • All airport transfer & transportation with private car/jeep
  • Welcome or farewell dinner at Kathmandu
  • Twin sharing Accommodations in 3-star hotels with breakfast in Lumbini and Kathmandu.
  • The 500 CC Himalayan Royal Enfield motorcycle and its replacement parts.
  • Petrol- whichever available for the entire tour
  • Overnight accommodation in the guest house during the trip with full board on twin sharing
  • 1 expert bike Mechanic
  • Well experienced English speaking road caption – Tour Leader/Guide
  • During the entire journey, the mechanic's backup vehicle will carry his bags.
  • Nepal Infielder- Duffel bag
  • First aid kit box
  • All government taxes and road entry fees
  • All necessary permits as per the rule

Whats not Included

  • Every drink item as well as bottles of mineral water.
  • Nepal tourist visa fee ($40)
  • Individual travel insurance and emergency evacuation expenses.
  • Personal gear and equipment
  • Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu & Lumbini
  • Cost of any damage to Bike
  • Tips for guide, mechanic, and driver

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Glimpse of Rara Lake Motorbike Tour – 10 Days

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What kind of motorbike is provided on motorcycle tour to Rara lake?

The Honda CRF 150 and Honda CRF 250, as well as the Royal Enfield Classic 500CC, 350CC, and Himalayan 411CC, are available from Nepal Enfielders. Please feel free to write to us if you want anything other than these, and we will be happy to assist you.

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Do I need any motorbike riding experience?

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Is Travel Insurance compulsory? What type of Insurance should I make for a Motorbike Tour in Nepal?

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