Bhairav kunda trekking takes you to the untouched sacred pilgrimage with pristine lakes and beautiful landscapes. Bhairav Kunda is located at an altitude of 4,240m, northeast of Kathmandu near to the Tibetan border. Bhairv is a name derived from Lord Shiva from his 108 different names.
The name of the lake Bhairav Kunda named after the destructive image of Lord Shiva. Each year during the time in full moon day in August, a mass of Hindu and Buddhist devotees visit this place. Besides the spiritual journey, this trek offers excellent mountain views of the Rolwaling range, Dorje Lakpa peak (6,966), Madiya (6,257m), Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m), Jugal Himal and glorious Tibetan Himalayan ranges.
Moreover, you will explore the lifestyle of nomadic people virtually unchanged by time. Best time to discover this trek is in spring and autumn seasons. Furthermore, The trek passes through some beautiful and interesting villages and you might see some of the wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Monkeys, Himalayan wild goat and particularly birds and wildflowers along the routes.
Bhairav Kunda trekking is a tranquil eternity and dotted by the colorful rhododendron forest, which is extremely spectacular in the spring season. As it is not very difficult trekking, you can trek at any time throughout the year.
Hike to Bhairav kund starts with the great scenery of Tallest Himalayas beautiful landscapes, Tibetan Buddhism Cultural and Natural heritages. Trek starts from 1000 m low elevation to 5500 meters with relatively short distances at a more relaxed pace. The trail does not have accommodation so we need to do as a Tented camping accommodation along the routes.
The trek includes all meals, road-head transport, services of English speaking local trekking guide and porters to carry the luggage. You will only need to carry a day-pack and you can walk at your own pace.
Discover some of the tallest Mountains and colorful rhododendron forest (Spring), Walking through cultivated fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers, and oak forest, Best view of Himalayan scenery including Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Phurbi Chhyachu (6637m), Madiya (6257m), Experience the Sherpa and Tamang villages and their lifestyles.
It is suitable for any walker looking for something less than challenges which does not require you to have any previous trekking experience. If you are healthy and can walk 5 to 6 hours daily, you can do this trekking. However, daily jogging or walking exercise is useful before you depart.
Our program always includes rest days and build up gradually, in order to acclimatize to the altitude. On the trek, you can go at your own pace, with plenty of stops for resting.
January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, and December.
It is a new promoted trek itinerary compared to most walks in this region. The particular route has designed for world explorers who love to explore Bhairav kunda with camping trek.Day 01: Arrived at Kathmandu valley. Transfer to hotel
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu within B/B plan. Our representative will give you information about Bhairav Kunda trek programs.Day 02: Kathmandu valley world Heritage sites Sightseeing, roughly about 7 hours.
Today, we hike to visit Kathmandu world heritage sites with our professional tourist guide Ammar Guni. During the day trip, you can visit Boudhanath Stupa (also known as the oldest stupa of Nepal), Pashupatinath temple (holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati), Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square (commonly known as Hanuman dhoka Durbar square) and Syambhunath Stupa (commonly known as Monkey temples). And transfer to the hotel.Day 03: Drive to Jalbire (1,000m/3,270 ft), 6 hours Bus
After having breakfast we drive to Jalbire passing a great view of mountains. We will head to the northeast on the road to Tibet to Balephi, which is once believed to be the trade route to Tibet. Banepali valley is just wonderful than the route becomes a little dusty. Then we drive towards Jalbire for about one hour upstream. We will have our first night camp at Jalbire. It is a beautiful newer village situated in the bank of Banepali River where we can refresh ourselves observing Newari culture. We can also visit the temple of Lord Bishnu.Day 04: Trek from Jalbire to Chanute (1,345m / 4,398 ft), 5 hours
After our breakfast, we will head towards Chanaute village. We will pass through some Tamang villages and splendid waterfalls to reach to Chanute. It is a small village and a common home of mostly Brahmin and Chettri.Day 05: Trek from Chanute to Khani Gaun (2,010m/6,573 ft), 6 hours
After breakfast, our next trek will be to Khani Gaun. Chanute-Khani Gaun is about 5-6 hours walk. The walk is a little more challenging and steep. We have to follow the uphill steps. But we can have a great walk throughout the way as we can see the spectacular village and the streams. Khani Gaun is a Newar village and it is believed that during the war between Gorkha and Bhaktapur, natives of Bhaktapur came here to save their life.Day 06: Khani village exploration day
We visit Khani village to explore around, meet the local peoples and experience their local lifestyles. Overnight at tented camp inclusive full board meals.Day 07: Trek from Khani Gaun to Forest Camp (3,150m/ 10,301 ft), 6 hours
After having breakfast, we will walk uphill steeps through the rhododendron forest. It is a great chance to capture the scenery of the rhododendron forest and you can also see beautiful birds and many wild animals.Day 08: Trek from Forest Camp to Pati (3,765m/ 12,312 ft), 6 hours
Trek today is quite difficult as we need to ascend for some hours however as you will have a great view of rhododendron and pine forest, it makes your journey more pleasant. Walk some hours to reach Pati (Pati is a small shelter – a place for pilgrimage) and from here, you will have an excellent view of Mountains.Day 09: Trek from Pati to Bhairav Kunda (4,250m/ 13,898 ft), 4 hours
Bhairav Kund is a religious valued place. Many people from different parts of Nepal visit this place to take a holy bath mainly during June/July. During the full moon in August, it will be best to visit there. The pilgrims also pay their worshiping to the Bhairav (the destructive form of Lord Shiva) in the temple found nearby the lake.Day 10: Trek to Sherpa gaun (2,500m /8,175 ft), 6 hours
We have to start our trek little early so that we can have the exciting view of the sunrise from Bhairav Kund top. We also can get the sight of shining mountains and mountain ranges namely Langtang, Jugal Himal Range, Rolwalling Range, and the Tibetan Range.Day 11: Trek to Larcha (1,500m/ 4,905 ft)! Visit Natural hot spring, 5 hours
Today is the final day of our trekking. Our journey goes through the back of Bhote Khosi. After reaching Larcha, we can have a hot spring bath if we walk furthermore 30 minutes, there we will have another a have hot spring bath for relaxation. Return to Larcha from hot spring.Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu, 5 hours
Early morning we take a local bus (private vehicle cost an extra) back to Kathmandu city. You can do some last-minute shopping for souvenirs for your family and relatives. At evening special Nepali dinner with us.Day 13: Final departure day
Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport for your onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey.
The trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN) and with the attached bathroom while on trekking on possible places. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.
Bhirav Kunda trek cost include:
Bhairav kunda trek cost exclude :
We can organize private Bhairav Kunda trekking or Bhairav Kunda trek starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Answer: Yes sure !! If you provide us with your flight’s details then you should do request then our representative will come to pick up you on Kathmandu international airport.
Answer: No. But if you can walk about 3 hours each day with a lightweight daypack would be easier.
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and you will have Tented camping accommodation along the routes. You need to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.
Answer: This is a fully camping trekking so our professional cook will cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season).
The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.
Answer: As you are doing camping trekking, we provide you hot water bucket then you will take a bucket shower.
Answer: During the trekking route there are all places hotel and shops where you can able to buy mineral water and you can buy it for drinking but however we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. Instead, we provide you chlorine tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.
Answer: During the lodge trekking there will be more chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters! An extra battery will be recommended.
Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20 % advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porters carries the maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. However, Ganja la pass trek is challenging trek so each of our porter can carry a maximum of 22 kg of your belongings. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.
Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.
The above itineraries are subject to change due to conditions beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. The physical, technical and natural conditions may change this above itinerary.
Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in the quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained and licensed local guides who knows the destination much better than others.
Bhairav kunda trekking faq
Cost & Departures
Your Trip Your Style!
Book with Confidence
Reference person of Gokyo Treks !
Contact in GermanyKlaus Kummer : +49-367-2351-957 Roland Stich: +49-0271-870-031 Dr. Lars : +49-3641-5395-160
Contact in USAJohn Erwin: 212-222-6389 Beth Pekol, Chicago: +1 312-364-8924 Eve Quesnel, California: 530-5879-113
Contact in AustraliaDr. Chris Hislers: +61-419-556-381
Contact in AustriaVerena Laner: +43-650-7110-301 Dorothee Plunger:+43-512-565-255
Contact in SwitzerlandDominik Lee, Zürich: +41-079-3826-028