Bhairav Kunda Trek

Bhairav Kunda Trek is a spiritual and pilgrimage type of trekking destination in Nepal which follows the beautiful Bhairav Kunda Lake. It is located at an altitude of 4250 meters above the sea level. Bhairav Kunda Trek lies to the northeast from the Capital city of Kathmandu and is situated along the Nepal-Tibet border. Bhairav Kunda Trek is named after the word ‘Bhairav’ which is the destructive form of Hindu Lord Shiva. Both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims visit the beautiful Bhairav Kunda Lake every year during the Nepali month of Bhadra which usually coincides with August month of the English calendar.
Visiting the local monastery and Gompa, travelling past the local villages inhabited by the indigenous people living in the region, looking at the old tradition and culture of the people of the region are some of the highlights of the Bhairav Kunda Trek besides the obvious opportunity to view panoramic mountain views and other landscapes. Mountains like Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Ghyachu, Madiya, Jugal Mountain Range, among others, are the major mountain peaks which you will see during the course of the trek. Likewise, you will also get to see many endangered flora and fauna who reside in the forests in the region.
 Bhairav Kunda Trek at ‘Himalayan Trek Nepal’ is a 12-day long itinerary which begins with a 5-hour drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire. Jalbire is the starting point of the magnificent trekking experience which you will experience in the following days. First you will pass through the villages of Chanaute and Khani Gaon, and then climb further uphill before finally reaching the popular lake of Bhairav Kunda. After taking holy bath at Bhairav Kunda, you will then make a return trip through Sherpa Gaon to Larche. Bhairav Kunda Trek is possible throughout the year but it is better to avoid monsoon season in Nepal as the trail becomes slippery and is difficult to trek.
 
Itinerary Outline of Bhairav Kunda Trek
Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day02: Drive to Jalbire
Day03: Trek to Chanaute
Day04: Trek to Khani Gaon
Day05: Rest day in Khani Gaon
Day06: Trek to Forest Camp
Day07: Trek to Pati
Day08: Trek to Bhairav Kunda
Day09: Trek to Sherpa Gaon
Day10: Trek to Hot Spring via Larche, Back to Larche
Day11: Drive to Kathmandu
Day12: Departure
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Day01: Arrival in Kathmandu:
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representatives from ‘Himalayan Trek Nepal’ who will then convey you through the vibrant streets in Kathmandu to the hotel where you will be briefed in short about the trekking package. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day02: Drive to Jalbire:
The pleasant trekking package starts early in the morning of second day. We will continue our journey through the north east of Kathmandu for about 4 hrs to arrive at Balephi Valley. From Balephi Valley, we will leave the black topped road and make advancement through the dirt road to Jalbire which is a Newari Village that is located at the banks of Balephi River.

Day03: Trek to Chanaute:
About 4hrs of pleasant walk through some small Tamang villages will take us to Chanaute which is a village of Brahmin and Chhetris. We will stay in Chanaute Village on this day which will allow us an opportunity to view the rural way of living.

Day04: Trek to Khani Gaon:
Lowering down the hill for 6hrs through the woods and few dispersed settlements will take us to Khani Gaon which is a Newari Village that was founded by Bhaktapurians who took a plight during the epic war between armies of Gorkha and Bhaktapur. We will be staying in Khani Gaon.    

Day05: Rest day in Khani Gaon:
5th day will be taken as the spare day. We will take rest and prepare ourselves for the trekking to be done in upcoming days. We can explore the beautiful Newari Village to be familiar with the culture and lifestyle.
 
Day06: Trek to Forest Camp:
It takes about 6hours of trekking to make it to Forest Camp. Early in the morning, we will leave the Khani Gaon Village and make an advance through the forest of blooming rhododendron to arrive at Forest Camp.  

Day07: Trek to Pati:
4hours of walking through the escalating trail that prolongs through the rhododendron and pine forest will take us to Pati. Enroute, we will enjoy the beautiful mountain views before arriving at Pati. There is a rest house at Pati which has been built with a decent purpose to provide shelter for pilgrims who are on their way to Bhairav Kunda.   

Day08: Trek to Bhairav Kunda:
Pursuing the raised path uphill for about an hour, we will arrive at the plains. From plains, we will continue our walk for about 2and half hours to make it to Bhairav Kunda which is a beautiful lake that is located at 4250m altitude. Celebration is organized once a year in the month of Bhadra at Bhairav Kunda. 

Day09: Trek to Sherpa Gaon:
The trail on 9th day continues through the ascending trail which escalates uphill for about one and half hour to arrive at the view point. We will be enjoying the scenic views of Jugal Mountain Range, Langtang Mountain and Rolwaling Mountain Range before lowering down through the forest to the beautiful village of Sherpa Gaon where we will stay overnight. 

Day10: Trek to Larche and to Hot Spring and back to Larche:
Descending through the steep hill, we will progress forward for about 3 and half hours to arrive at the Bhote Koshi River. Later, we will take about an hour long to Hot Spring where we will enjoy taking bath in natural hot water before leaving to Larche.

Day11: Drive to Kathmandu:
6 hours of drive through the scenic road that offers beautiful views of mountains and rice terraces will lead us to Kathmandu. Evening dinner will be served in the hotel to commemorate the successful ‘Bhairav Kunda Trek’ package.

Day12: Departure:
The wonderful 12days ‘Bhairav Kunda Trek’ comes to an end on this day as you will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International airport by our representative. We are happy to serve you and we will be looking forward for your next visit.
Costs included in the price:
  1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
  2. Accommodation in Kathmandu (for two nights) as mentioned in the appropriate itinerary.
  3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
  4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
  6. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
  7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
  8. As you will be traveling via land transportation, there will be no additional domestic airfares during Langtang Trekking.
  9. Land transfers during trekking itinerary
  10. Inclusive of government tax. 
  11. Official expenses
  12. Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS)
  13. Langtang National Park entry fee.
 
Costs excluded in the price:
  1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
  2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  3. International airfares and airport departure tax
  4. Visa fees
  5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
  6. Personal trekking equipments
  7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Note: Tipping is expected)
  8. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
  9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
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Trips Facts

Trip Duration: 12 Days

Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

Daily Walking Hour: ave.6hr

Destination: Hot Spring

Max Altitude : 5050m/ at Chorkari Ri

Seasons: Jan - May and Sept - Dec

Trip Starting Point : Chanaute

Trip Ending Point : Hot Spring

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