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One of the least crowded trekking area of Nepal, Bhairav Kunda trek is the spiritual journey towards eastern Nepal. Bhairav Kunda Lake is named after Bhairav- the destructive form of Lord Shiv. This lake holds sacred place among shamans, Buddhists and Hindus alike. A huge ceremony is observed each year in full moon day of Bhadra (August) during which devoteed from as far as India and Tibet visit this sacred lake.  
Bhairabkunda trekking is known for the breathtaking views of Dorje Lakpa Mountain (6966m), Rolwaling Himalayan Range, Jugal Himal Range, Madiya Mountain (6257m), Phurbi Ghhyachu Mountain (6637m) and other peaks and mountains in Nepal and Tibet.
Trekking route for Bhairav Kunda begins at Jalbire and progresses through the serene wilderness and settlements where culture has been blended to the daily lifestyle. The trek concludes at Tatopani which is a natural hotspring. Drive back to Kathmandu from Tatopani.
The opportunity of visiting the Duganagadi Fortress (2400m), the women’s monastery of Chagam and having an awe- inspiring mountain views from Phunboche Hill (3800m) makes trek to Bhairav Kunda worth taking.
Come and take Pilgrimage trek to Bhairav Kunda which will enable you to explore the wilderness of Langtang Region. Himalayan Nepal Trek is organizing 12-days Bhairav Kund Trek at cheap cost.   

Itinerary Outline:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to hotel
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire 3hrs by bus. O/N tent.
Day 03: Jalbire to Chanaute (1350m) 5hrs. O/N tent.
Day 04: Chanaute to Khani Gaon (2000m) 5-6hrs. O/N tent.
Day 05: Rest day at Khani Gaon. Explore village. O/N tent.
Day 06: Khani Gaon to Forest Camp (3100m) 6hrs. O/N tent.
Day 07: Forest Camp to Pati (3770m) 5hrs. O/N tent.
Day 08: Pati to Bhairav Kunda Lake (4250m) 6hrs. O/N tent.
Day 09: Bhairav Kunda to Sherpa Gaon (2600m) 6-7hrs. O/N tent.
Day 10: Sherpa Gaon to Larche (1500m)
Day 11: Larche to Kathmandu via Hot Spring 6hrs. O/N hotel.
Day 12: Departure!!!

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to hotel
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel. 

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire 3hrs by bus. O/N tent.
Early in the morning, we will leave Kathmandu and head north east for about 3hrs along the scenic and wide road to arrive at Balephi Valley. We will leave the main road and choose the gravel road from Balephi Valley to Jalbire. This is the prehistoric village of Newar community. It is located close to the edge of Balephi River.

Day 03: Jalbire to Chanaute (1350m) 5hrs. O/N tent.
Bhairav Kunda Trek begins on this day. We will move along the Balephi River for coupleof hours before passing through dispersed settlements of Tamang ethnics to arrive at Chanaute. This is a village of Brahmin and Chhetri ethnics. Explore Chanaute and stay overnight in a tent.  

Day 04: Chanaute to Khani Gaon (2000m) 5-6hrs. O/N tent.
Early in the morning after breakfast, leave Chanaute and follow the ascending trail to forest. Continuing walking through the forest as we witness the diverse floras and faunas. Enjoy the scenic mountain views from the top of ridge and then descend through dispersed settlements to Khani Gaon. This is the village of Newar ethnics. Village in Khanigaon was established by Newars from Bhaktapur who migrated to this village during the war between Gurkha Army and Bhaktapur.   

Day 05: Rest day at Khani Gaon. Explore village. O/N tent.
It is wise to take a day of rest at Khanigaon as there will be increase in altitude afterwards. Khani Gaon is worth exploring. Visit the houses of friendly locals and get close-up view at Newari culture and lifestyle prevailing in the region.     

Day 06: Khani Gaon to Forest Camp (3100m) 6hrs. O/N tent.
After a day of rest, we will get rejuvenated. Start the trek with a new energy. Leaving Khani Gaon, walk through the narrow path stretching across the rhododendron and oak forest and follow the series of ups and downs to arrive at forest camp.

Day 07: Forest Camp to Pati (3770m) 5hrs. O/N tent.
Leave the forest camp and take the ascending trail through rhododendron and pine forest to arrive at Pati. The route offers exquisite mountain views. We will reach Pati. Walk nearby the rest house at Pati which is being used as a shelter by pilgrims who are on Bhairav Kunda trek.   

Day 08: Pati to Bhairav Kunda Lake (4250m) 6hrs. O/N tent.
Follow the ascending trail for about couple of hours and make it to the plain land. Walking further through the meadow of lush green vegetation, we will reach Bhairav Kunda Lake. This lake exists at 4250m altitude. 

Day 09: Bhairav Kunda to Sherpa Gaon (2600m) 6-7hrs. O/N tent.
Bhairav Kunda is the sacred lake. Pilgrims from as far as India visit this lake once a year during fare. Take the holy bath in the lake or explore the shore. We will then climb the ridge for about an hour and reach the top from where we will enjoy the views of Jugal Mountain Range, Langtang and Rolwaling Mountain Range. Descend from the ridge and make it to Sherpa Gaon which simply means Village of Sherpa ethnics. 

Day 10: Sherpa Gaon to Larche (1500m)
Leave Sherpa Gaon and follow the ascending trail for about an hour. Later, choose the descending trail and reach to the edge of Bhotekoshi River in about 3hrs. Stay overnight at the bank of river in Larche.

Day 11: Larche to Kathmandu via Hot Spring 6hrs. O/N hotel.
About half an hour of trek will take us to Hot Spring. From Hot Spring, we will return back to Kathmandu. About 6hrs of bus ride will take us to Kathmandu.

Day 12: Departure!!!
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
Start Date End Date Availability Price  
  Cost Includes:
  • Airport Pick-up and drop off
  • Entry Permit Fee for Gaurishanker Conservation area
  • Trekking guide, porters and other staffs
  • All ground transportation
  • Three board meals (B.L.D.) during trekking
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management Systems)
  • All government tax
Cost Exclude:
  • Trekking equipment
  • Personal expenses
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance
  • Hot Shower
  • Tips (not mandatory)

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 12 Days
Accomodation: Camping and Lodge
Altitude Height : 4250 M.
Seasons : October- November and March- April
Type: Clasic
Activities : Trekking
No. of Pax : 2 to above
Maximum Access : 30 kg per porter
Starts From : Jalbire
Ends at : Larche

Trip Highlights

One of the least crowded trekking area of Nepal, Bhairav Kunda trek is the spiritual journey towards eastern Nepal. Bhairav Kunda Lake is named after Bhairav- the destructive form of Lord Shiv. This lake holds sacred place among shamans, Buddhists and Hindus alike. A huge ceremony is observed each year in full moon day of Bhadra (August) during which devoteed from as far as India and Tibet visit this sacred lake.

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