KALIKOT, Dec 29: Rara lake has seen a surge in visitors as 6,200 tourists explored this destination in the last five months.

MUGU, Dec 9: Over 4,000 tourists have visited Rara, which is considered to be the best tourist destination of Karnali, in the last four months.

KATHMANDU, June 2: Tourists visiting Rara Lake in Mugu district are facing difficulties due to the lack of a proper accessible road.

BIRENDRANAGAR June 1: Shalikram Poudel, under secretary at the Agriculture Sector Development Programme (ASDP), Surkhet was found using a government vehicle to send his family for a visit to Rara lake in Mugu district.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Tara Air is ferrying essential food supplies to Simikot, Humla at the request Nepal Food Corporation.

SURKHET, Dec 21: Hotel entrepreneurs and other businesspersons in Karnali have shown their eagerness to invest in the tourism sector in the region, given conducive environment. They have demanded security of their investment and basic facilities and infrastructures in place.

In pics: Captivating Rara

November 7, 2019 17:29 pm

MUGU, Nov 7: Rara Lake, located in Mugu has been witnessing the surge in domestic tourists in recent days. On average, 500 to 1000 tourists make it to Rara daily, according to hoteliers in the area.

Collector of memories

September 13, 2019 10:53 am

Samde Sherpa vividly remembers walking along the Annapurna Circuit as a 15-year-old. And ironically, he didn’t like it very much. The year was 2004 and he was accompanying his uncle who was acting as a trekking guide to a French team. “It was too much walking for me back then,” he recalls. However, after he returned home from the trip, he felt this sense of peace and calm like never before. And so, he decided he would go back to the hills and mountains as an adult.

Book on Rara

May 8, 2019 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, May 8: A book on Nepal's largest lake Rara was unveiled on Monday.  Senior culture expert Satyamohan Joshi unveiled the book amid a function at Lalitpur.

Tourism campaign misses target

April 13, 2019 08:05 am

SURKHET, April 13: Karnali Province welcomed 233,021 tourists in Nepali year 2075 i.e. mid-April 2018 to mid-April 2019. The number includes 633 foreign tourists.

A motorcycle trip to Rara

December 8, 2018 11:58 am

I turn around inside my sleeping blanket for the umpteenth time, trying my hardest to keep warm. It’s cold inside the tent but I know it’s colder outside. I had just been woken up yet again by the cold, and I asked, “What did I do to deserve this?”

Mugu, April 15: A 65-year-old man died while attending the inauguration of Karnali-Rara Tourism Year program at Rara Lake in Mugu district on Saturday.

MUGU, April 14: Hoteliers in Rara Lake has been fleecing tourists under the cover of power and in cahoots with the staffers of the Rara National Park.

PM addresses nation from Rara Lake

April 14, 2018 08:03 am

KATHMANDU, April 14: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been addressing from Rara Lake on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2075 in the name of nation. For this, on Friday Prime Minister Oli left Mugu district from Kathmandu.

Cabinet meets at Rara lake

April 14, 2018 02:29 am

MUGU, April 13: The fifth cabinet meeting of Karnali province held on Friday on the shores of Rara Lake in Mugu named the Surkhet-Hilsa road section as the ' Prime Minister International Expressway'.

KATHMANDU, April 13: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has been scheduled to address from Rara Lake on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2075 in the name of public. For this, Prime Minister Oli has left Mugu district from Kathmandu.

Rara attracts tourists enjoying snow

February 15, 2018 07:43 am

MUGU, Feb 15: As it has been snowing in Mugu for the past one week, the district's tourist attraction Rara Lake has drawn hundreds of domestic and foreign tourists of late. Playing in the snow with the place's serene beauty in the background is a major attraction for them.

POKHARA, Feb 3: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has defeated Ruslan Three Star Club 1-0 goal to become the winner of the 16th edition of Aaha Rara Gold Cup held in Pokhara on Friday.

POKHARA, Feb 2: Departmental team Nepal Police Club (NPC) has set the summit clash of the ongoing 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament with Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) after defeating Dharan Football Club 1-0 in the second last-four clash on Thursday.

POKHARA, Feb 1: Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) has advanced to the semifinals of the ongoing 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament defeating Bangladesh’s Uttar Baridhara Club 5-0 on Wednesday.

Three Star into Aaha Rara semis

January 30, 2018 08:58 am

POKHARA, Jan 30: Ruslan Three Star Club (TSC) has advanced into the last four of the ongoing 16th Aaha Rara Gold Cup football tournament on Monday defeating the departmental team Armed Police Force (APF) in the penalty shootout. APF had overcome CMG Sankata Club in the pre-quarterfinal match.

MUGU, Jan 11: Unable to bear the extreme weather in the northern hemisphere during this winter, different species of birds have started entering Nepal to escape the chilling cold.

POKHARA, Dec 3: The Aaha RaRa Gold Cup football tournament is to be held at the local Pokhara stadium from coming January 23.

MUGU, August 27: Tourist footfall in Rara Laka - the biggest lake in the country - has remained more or less at the same level over the past five years.

JUMLA, Nov 25: An Indian tourist has driven a car to the shores of Rara Lake located in the remote Mugu district.

Rara, the majestic lake

November 10, 2016 13:13 pm

Rara Lake located in Mugu district is one of the largest and deepest lake in Nepal. The lake is still a rural backwater due to lack of proper transportation facilities, geographical difficulty and state’s negligence.

Oh Rara, how beautiful you are!

November 7, 2016 13:43 pm

Often compared to a celestial nymph, the stunning lake is situated at the altitude of 2,972 meters.

Rara lake becoming popular destination

October 29, 2016 09:03 am

JUMLA, Oct 28: Nepal's biggest lake, Rara, has become a popular destination for both internal and external tourists with access to road reaching there.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: A new tourism promotional campaign aims to promote tourism of six districts ranging from Banke to Mugu in the mid-western has been launched.