Mugu || A district with the largest lake of Nepal

Mugu || A district with the largest lake of Nepal

Mugu

Mugu District is a part of Karnali province. It is one of the seventy-seven districts of Nepal. The district, with Gamgadhi as its district headquarters, covers an area of 3,535 km2  and had a population (2011) of 55,286.

Mugu’s geography is very rugged. The biggest lake in Nepal, Rara Lake, also known as Mahendra Daha, lies in Mugu District. It is one of the biggest districts of Nepal. Pulu is one of the famous village development committees (VDC) of Mugu district. There are many villages in this VDC, such as Riusa, Mooh, Mangri, Serog, and Dawra.

The remote Mugu district is rich in natural resources. Nepal’s largest Rara Lake lies in this district. Many domestic and international tourists come to visit the famous and beautiful Rara Lake.

Rara lake is also known as the Mahendra Tal. The Lake lies at an elevation of 2,990 meters and covers about 10.8 km2 of area. The Rara National Park protects and surrounds it. Summer is quite pleasant but the winter is cold. The best visiting time to the lake is September/October and April to May. From December to March, the temperatures go low below the freezing point, and heavy snowfall occurs up to one meter, blocking the way to the lake. April to June is warm in this region.

You may also like Bajura || A part of Sudurpashchim Pradesh