Rara Lake is the largest lake of Nepal. Known also as “Mahendra Taal”, this exotic lake lies in Mugu district in western part of Nepal. At an altitude of 2990m, Rara lake lies between the coniferous forests, mirroring the snow capped Himalayas. It is extended up to 10.8 sq km with an oval shape. The lake is recorded to be 167m in depth, enrich with different rare aquatic species. The lake lies within the Rara National Park, which is by far the smallest national park of Nepal. Rara Lake has been a favorite travel destination for domestic internal as well as external tourist. The remote location has been a concern for lot of people who wants to get glimpse of the spectacular lake. Rara lake is connected with rest of the country through an airstrip at Talcha. A serene hike of nearly 2 hours is required to reach the lake from the Talcha Airport. However, the regular airways option from kathmandu to Mugu have help lots of visitors to enjoy short trip to Rara lake. The flying time from Nepalgunj Airport to Talcha Airport is only about 30 minute is our Dornier-228 aircraft. Sita Air regularly flight to Rara from Nepalgunj both as schedule and charter flights.