- Visit the Hindu and Buddhist sacred holy Bhairav Kunda Lake.
- Adventurous camping trek to the untouched area of the Langtang region.
- Picturesque views of Himalayan panorama ranges
- Explore the livelihood of locals and their lifestyle.
- Enjoy a natural hot spring at Tatopani to relax your tired muscles.
Bhairav Kunda Trekking
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Bhairav Kunda is a recently established trekking area where visitors may explore the 4,240-meter-high lake in the Sindhupalchok district. It is situated in one of the most beautiful regions nearby Kathmandu, close to the Tibetan border. Every year, at the full moon in the Hindu month of “Bhadra” (August), hundreds of pilgrims travel to this area. With clear lakes and breathtaking scenery, this trip will lead you to the holiest pilgrimage sites that are best conserved.
The name “Bhairav” is derived from Sanskrit, the world’s oldest language, and it refers to Lord Shiva’s “destructive” aspect in Hinduism. The spectacular Tibetan Himalayan range is just a few of the mountains that may be seen throughout this walk in addition to the divine voyage. Your trip will be made more enjoyable by the sight of the Rolwaling range, Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Madiya (6,257m), Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m), and Jagal Himal. Additionally, you may get up-close views of many Tibetan plateaus and Glaciers. Similarly, you’ll see that the way of life of wandering nomads hasn’t altered much throughout the years.
Summary of the trip itinerary
A sightseeing trip of Kathmandu precedes the Bhairav Kunda trek, after which you will be transported to Jalbire. From where your trekking experience will begin. The paths pass past breathtakingly gorgeous peaks, lush woods, and several ethnic settlements. The tranquil Bhairav Kunda Lake and other mountains in the Langtang area close to the Tibetan border are seen as you climb up to the forest camp. You will also get the opportunity to interact with ethnic people more closely. And learn about their cultures and traditions while hiking. Only a camping trek can be done on this trek. Because there aren’t any teahouse lodges due to the lack of tourists that go trekking there.
Check our preset itinerary for Bhairav Kunda Trekking or drop us an email. And we’ll create a customized schedule for you according to your needs.
Suitable time to do Bhaira Kunda Trekking
Our dedicated field staffs are constantly committed to guiding you securely all year long, depending on your schedule. Although Bhairav Kunda trekking is feasible all year long, it is best to avoid it during the rainy since the trails will turn slick and dangerous. The best seasons for this hike are spring and fall.
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Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in medieval and modernized Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After check-in and some refreshments, our senior Sherpa guide will come to meet you and give you a brief orientation about Bhairav Kunda Trek. You can then go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighborhood, have supper and go to bed. This is your first overnight in the valley of temples and cows, probably the most in the world. Stay the night at a hotel with breakfast.
Kathmandu sightseeing tour and preparation for the trek
The capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu, being the historical and cultural heart of the country, is a popular destination for tourists, trekkers and other types of adventure seekers. The city is a marvelous amalgamation of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and Western cultures and influences. Patan and Bhaktapur are its two major neighboring cities. These two cities, like Kathmandu, have a rich historical, cultural and religious legacy which is reflected in the many temples, monuments, and artifacts that they contain. You will be taken on a half-day guided tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. In Kathmandu, you will be visiting Pashupatinath, the most famous and revered Hindu shrine in the country; Boudhanath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal, Soyambhunath, which contains both Buddhist and Hindu shrines and stands as testimony to the religious harmony that exists in the country; and the 15th-century 55-window palace in Bhaktapur. An orientation session for the trek, which commences the following day, will be organized in the evening. Stay the night at hotel inclusive breakfast.
Drive to Jalbire (1,000m) - 5 hrs drive by bus
After having breakfast we will head towards Jalbire. It is about a 5-hour scenic drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire. Jalbire is the place for scenic views for the mountains. Jalbire is rich in Newari culture and home to the Hindu temple of god Bishnu which lies on the banks of the Balephi River. This is where we set up our tents for the night with all meals inclusive.
Trek from Jalbire to Chanaute (1,345m) - 4/5 hrs trek
Early morning after breakfast our trek will start. We walk through a waterfall and some small Tamang villages to reach Chanaute. It takes around 4 hours. Chanaute is a small village where people belonging to the Chhetri and Brahmin communities live. Overnight in tented camps with all meals inclusive.
Trek from Chanaute to Khani Gaun (2,010m) - 5/6 hrs trek
After breakfast, our next trek will be to Khani Gaun. Chanaute-Khanai Gaon is about 5-6 hours walk. The walk is a little more challenging and steep. We have to follow uphill steeps. But we can have a great hike throughout the way as we can see spectacular villages and 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 lives. Overnight in tented camp inclusive B. L. D. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner).
Khani village exploration day
Today after breakfast, we visit Khani village and meet the local folks and explore around. Overnight in tented camps inclusive full board meals.
Trek from Forest Camp to Pati (3,765m) - 5/6 hrs trek
The trek today is tougher as you have to climb upwards for around 4 hours. But the enchanting views of pine and rhododendron forest will be there to make your walk pleasurable. After four hours of ascending we reach Pati and we can relax in the rest houses built at Pati for pilgrimages. You will enjoy views of splendid mountains. Stay overnight in tented camps inclusive bed and breakfast.
Trek from Pati to Bhairav Kunda (4,250m) - 3/4 hrs trek
Our next destination is Bhairav Kunda which is about 3 hours walking from Pati. First, a 1-hour walk goes uphill following further about 2 and a half 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. The pilgrims also do worshipping to the Bhairav (the destructive form of Lord Shiva) in the temple found nearby the lake. Stay overnight in tented camps inclusive BLD
Climb Bhairav Kunda Top (4500m) and then trek to Sherpa Gaun (2,500m) - 6/7 hrs trek
We have to start our trek a little early so that we can have exciting views of sunrise from Bhairav Kunda top – 4500 meters. We can also get lovely views of glimmering mountain ranges namely Langtang, Jugal Himal, Rolwaling and the Tibetan Range. Furthermore, the typical village situated at 2500m, Sherpa Gaon is about 6 hours walking from the top. Stay overnight in tented camp inclusive full board meals.
Trek from Sherpa Gaun to Larcha (1,500m) and visit Hot spring (Kodari Tato Pani) - 4/5 hrs trek
This is our final day hike; we leave for Larcha after having our breakfast. Our journey goes through the back of Bhote Khosi. We can reach Larcha in about 4-5 hours. After reaching Larcha, we can have a hot spring bath and then walk for a further 30 minutes; here we can have a hot spring bath and chill out after the grueling hike. We return to Larcha from the hot spring. Overnight camping at Larcha with all meals.
Drive Back to Kathmandu (1400m) - 6 hrs drive
After completing our route and walking for so long, we finally return back to Kathmandu. It is about 6 hours scenic drive back to Kathmandu and we then transfer to our hotel for refreshment and rest. Stay overnight at your hotel and we also enjoy a farewell dinner and breakfast.
After breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on standby to drop you to the international airport three hours before our scheduled flight back home. At Glorious Adventure, meeting you has been a great honor and we pray for your Safe journey home and will reflect on the wonderful times we spent together. Bon Voyage!!! We hope to see you again someday…
- All airport pick-ups and drop-offs by private vehicles.
- 3 nights of 3-star standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast.
- 9 nights of twin sharing tented accommodation while on the trek.
- 1-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour guided by a city tour guide with private transport.
- All the required surface transportations as per the itinerary.
- An experienced and government certified local guide for the trek.
- Supporting porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
- Full board meals while on the trek. (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
- All the camping gears such as sleeping/toilet/ dining tents and kitchen utensils for the trek.
- All essential trekking permits and official paperwork for the trek.
- First aid medical kit for the trek.
- Water protection duffel bag and sleeping bag to use for the trek.
- Trip achievement certificate after the successful trip completion.
- Nepalese cuisine farewell dinner at a typical local restaurant with a cultural dance show in Kathmandu.
- Pre-meeting in Kathmandu before the trek.
- International airfare and Nepal entry visa.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu hotel except for farewell dinner.
- Any kind of personal expenses such as alcoholic beverages, mineral bottled water, cold drinks while on the trek.
- Your travel insurance.
- Tips to the trekking crews (guide and porters).
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