Bhairavkunda Trek

  • 13 Days
  • Holy (Pilgrimage) Places Trek/tour , Nepal

Bhairavkunda Trek

Overview and Highlights

Bhairavkunda Trek is a famous trekking route lying in Northern-east of Kathmandu Valley near the Tibetian border. This trek can be categorized under holy trek because the prime site of this trek is Bhairavkunda Lake, which is a holy and pilgrimage site. This lake lies in an altitude of 4,250m. Hindu and Buddhist followers intend this site during an annual fare held on the day of full moon in the month of Bhadra. The name to this lake is given after Lord Bhairav; a destructive image of Lord Shiva.

Apart from being a holy one, this trekking route is also strenuous and exciting. Beside the holy site, this trek offers views of most incredible Himalaya Ranges. Mountain peaks that can be viewed during this trek are Dorje Lakpa [6,966m], Madiya [6,257m] and Phurbi Ghhyachu [6,637m]

The Bhairavkunda Trek starts from Jalbire 81km far away from the Kathmandu Valley on the north-eastern side. As we walk, our path goes through many remote villages where Newars, Rais, Gurungs and Sherpas are the major inhabitants of the total population. We ascend along the elevation thin takes us to the forest camp situated in an altitude of 3,150. We pass through thick forests covered by Rhododendron and oak. We get to encounter with animals like snow leopard, red panda, Himalaya black bear and so on. The chirping of birds adds a charm throughout our trek.

As we gradually elevate towards Pini, most of the trekkers who are first timers experience altitude sickness. Then we take an exhausting climb to an altitude of 4,250m and reach Bhairavkunda. In this site we can see a temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and where followers of Hindu and Buddhism worship.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Arrival in Kathmandu [1,338m/4,389ft] and transfer to hotel and stay overnight

Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. Back to hotel in the evening and stay overnight

Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire [1,000m/3,280ft] takes 4/5 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Jalbire to Chanute [1,350m/4,429ft] takes 4 ½ hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Chanute to Khani Gaon [2,000m/6,561ft] takes 6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Rest day in Khani Gaon. Local village sightseeing. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Khani Gaon to Forest Camp [3,150m/10,334ft] takes 6/7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Forest Camp to Pini [3,765m/12,352ft] takes 5 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Pini to Bhairab Kunda [4,250m/13,943ft] takes 3 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Bhairab Kunda to Sherpa Gaon [2,500m/8,202ft] takes 6/7 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Trek from Sherpa Gaon to Larcha [1,500m/4,921ft]. Camp or teahouse overnight

Drive back from Larcha to Kathmandu takes 5/6 hours. Camp or teahouse overnight

Final departure

Cost Includes:

  • Pick & Drop to Airport by our Private Car/ Van / Bus
  • 2 nights accomodation with break fast at hotel in kathmandu
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing with English speaking Tour guide with car/van/bus
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek
  • Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek
  • Trekking Guides and Porters will be Government Licensed holder with good English and friendly during the trek
  • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
  • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available)
  • Area Permit for Langtang National Park
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) permit for the Langtang Trek.
  • All ground Transportation.

Cost Excludes

  • Any Meals in Kathmandu
  • Airfare domestic / international flights
  • Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival of Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  • Drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks), hot water, laundry, phone calls, hot shower, internets.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment, medical and travel insurance
  • Tips for trekking staff (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • Entrance fees for Sightseeing/Monument
  • Any kind of personal expenses / Helicopter rescue
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price Includes section
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