Best Month: Oct, Nov, March, April, May
Per day walking: 5 - 6 hours
Trek type: Tea House
Duration: 15 days
Bhairav Kunda Trek is a spiritual trek lying towards the Northeast of the Kathmandu valley near the Tibetan border. Bhairav Kunda Trek can be categorized as pilgrimage trek as it take you to the scared pilgrimage site of Bhairav Kunda (lake) which lies at an altitude of (4,250m.). This lake is visited by many Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims during a festival which is held every year during the full moon day in the month of bhadra and is marked prime position in both Hindu and Buddhist religion. This lake is named after lord Bhairav which is a destructive image of Lord Shiva.
Apart from being a spiritual trek this trekking trip is also adventurous and exciting. Many other tourists also join along the trek to explore the typical Nepali culture and view some of the incredible Himalayan range. Bhairav Kunda trek offers the most magnificent view of various mountains including the chain of peak (Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257M) and Phurbi Ghhyachu (6637m)) in Jugal Himal range and close up view of different Tibetan plateaus and Glaciers.
Bhairav Kunda trek starts from Jalbire which is 81 kilometer north east to Kathmandu valley. From Jalbire we follow an old trade route between Nepal and Tibet towards the Tibetan Border. Our path passes thorough many small villages inhabited mainly by Newars, Gurungs, and Sherpa as we ascend up towards Forest camp (3150m). From the base of Khani gaon following the thick alpine forest mainly comprising Rhododendron and oak inhibited with many endangered animals like red panda, snow leopard, himalyan black bear etc. and enjoying the beautiful sound of birds chirping throughout the journey we ascend up gradually towards Pati. Altitude Sickness is common symptoms seen among traveler who are travelling for the first time in such high altitude. Here we take a brief rest to overcome the sickness and acclimatize with the climate and geography. In Pati you can see some spectacular view of several glorious Tibetan plateaus, and the peak is the Jugal Himal range. Our trail now climbs a steep hill making an exhausting journey up to the altitude of (4,250m.) to reach Bhairav Kunda. Near the kunda you can see a temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the devotee visit this temple and pay their homage to the lord Shiva and bath in the Bhairav Kunda. After exploring its vicinity we trek down to Sherpa Gaon travel around the forest and observing the amazing view of Jugal Himal range.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu (1,310m.) Welcome program by Crown Himalaya Treks and direct transfer to hotel
Day 02 : Kathmandu valley sightseeing / Cultural Day in Kathmandu Valley
Half day sightseeing around Kathmandu where your guide will escort you on a tour of Buddhist and Hindu temples and shrines reflecting ancient local traditions. There is time to explore the city many places of interest on your own or take a rest while trekking permits are finalized.
Day 03 : We drive fromKathmandu to Jalbire camp
Day 04 : We trek from Jalbire to Kartike camp
Day 05 : We trek from Kartike to Gumpathan
Day 06 : We trek from Gumpathan to Cholame camp
Day 07 : We trek fromCholame to Chhakker Makker camp
Day 08 : We trek from Chhaker makker to Bhairav Kunda
Day 09 : We trek from Bhairav Kunda to Forest camp
Day 10 : We trek from Forest camp to Bagam
Day 11 : We trek from Bagum to Duganaghadi
Day 12 : We trek fromDuganaghadi to Forest camp
Day 13 : We trek from Forest camp to Dugana Ghadi – Dhulikhel. From Dhulikhel we drive back to Kathmandu
Day 14 : Free at Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner in Typical Nepali Style say good bye
Day 15 : Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size Duration of days and Services required please contact us via our website with your details to obtain a Quote.
* This trip is fully customizible on Client Request!!!