Overview The Bhairav Kunda Trek is a thrilling and culturally enriching journey that takes trekkers through the stunning landscapes of the Langtang region in Nepal. Lasting approximately 10 to 12 days, this adventure offers a captivating mix of Himalayan vistas, ancient villages, and sacred lakes. Starting from Kathmandu, the trek begins in the traditional village of Jalbire, where the trail meanders through lush forests and terraced fields, providing glimpses of local culture and lifestyle. As trekkers ascend higher, the scenic beauty unfolds, with panoramic views of snow-capped peaks like Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal accompanying them along the…
The Bhairav Kunda Trek is a thrilling and culturally enriching journey that takes trekkers through the stunning landscapes of the Langtang region in Nepal. Lasting approximately 10 to 12 days, this adventure offers a captivating mix of Himalayan vistas, ancient villages, and sacred lakes.
Starting from Kathmandu, the trek begins in the traditional village of Jalbire, where the trail meanders through lush forests and terraced fields, providing glimpses of local culture and lifestyle. As trekkers ascend higher, the scenic beauty unfolds, with panoramic views of snow-capped peaks like Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and Ganesh Himal accompanying them along the way.
One of the main highlights of the Bhairav Kunda Trek is reaching the holy Bhairav Kunda Lake, situated at an altitude of 4,250 meters. This sacred lake holds significant religious importance for both Hindus and Buddhists, attracting many pilgrims during the full moon of August. Surrounded by prayer flags and serene landscapes, the lake offers a moment of tranquility and reflection for trekkers.
Throughout the journey, trekkers have the opportunity to interact with the Tamang and Sherpa communities, known for their warm hospitality and unique culture. Staying in teahouses and homestays, participants can immerse themselves in the local way of life, savoring traditional dishes and learning about ancient customs.
The trek involves moderate difficulty, making it suitable for adventurers with a reasonable level of fitness. However, the physical challenges well-rewarded with the natural beauty and cultural experiences that await. Trekkers must get prepare for varying weather conditions, so packing appropriate clothing and gear is essential.
In conclusion, the Bhairav Kunda Trek is an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Nepalese Himalayas, where the captivating blend of nature, spirituality, and local hospitality makes it a truly rewarding experience. Whether you are an avid trekker or a culture enthusiast, this trek promises to leave you with cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the beauty of Nepal’s Langtang region.
When flying into Kathmandu on a clear day, the views of snow-capped mountain peaks sprawl down below you & are almost breathtaking, beginning a whole link of memorable experiences that stay with you for a real, long time.
Our escort and driver from our office will meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. Our representative will help you check into your designated hotel then you will be briefed about your daily program. This is your first overnight in the valley of the gods.
After having breakfast at hotel, we will take your sightseeing tour in Kathmandu about 9:00 am and the Kathmandu is historical heart of Nepal and has been a popular destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors.
The city presents an interesting holy mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and western influence in the valley. There will be a day guided tour to the famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath, the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal Boudhanath, and Swoyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Squire, all of them are UNESCO recognized World Heritage sites, return to hotel and you will have some time to buy trekking gear if you.
After having early breakfast at hotel in Kathmandu, we start our drive and the drive from Kathmandu with some mountain views takes you towards the Tibetan Border, after about 3 hours you get up to a town called Balephi where you turn off the main road, It is good road up to Balephi and after Balephi it takes about another 3 hours of rough road to Chanaute, depending on road conditions the group may have to walk for an hour or so to get there, the Chanaute is a small Brahmin and Chhettri village and we will camp by the school there.
After having hot breakfast at our camp, we start our trek and It is about six hour walk to Khani Gaon and most of the day, we will ascend steeply on small walking trails, stopping for welcome rests and to enjoy the beautiful views and we will be passing through villages, stunningly terraced fields, streams and a local school, the Khani Gaon is a Newari Village, Khani mean “source of Mines” and Gaon means “Village” so, It was founded after the battle between Gorkha and Bhaktapur in the middle of 18th B.S, when the people of Bhaktapur fled to this site.
we start our trek after having breakfast at our camp and today you ascend steeply through beautiful Rhododendron forest and the occasional grazing pasture, where we can see nomad houses for cattle and If we are lucky, we will also see wild animals (bears and leopards do live up here!) and birds.
After having breakfast at camp, we start our trek and continue our ascent through Pine and Rhododendron forest for about 4 hours, when we reach Pati, we can see some of the houses made by pilgrims, and also a nice mountain view.
Today, we rest to let your body adjust to the altitude, ready for your next ascent tomorrow.
After having breakfast at camp, we start our trek and today, it is around one hours uphill walk and then level walking for about two and a half hours to Bhairav Kunda, the Bhairav Kunda is 4150m high and there is a big holy lake and a small temple of lord Shiva. “Bhairav” is the destructive form of Lord Shiva and Kunda means “Lake” and once in a year in June/July pilgrims from different parts of Nepal come to take holy baths and worship.
We have an early morning walk up hill for about one and a half hours to the top to see the sun rise and mountain view of Langtang, Jugal Himal Range, Rolwaling Range and Tibetan Range and return to Camp and have breakfast and trek steeply down for about 6 hours through forest to Sherpa village.
After having breakfast at camp, we stat our trek and today is the last day of trekking has a steep downhill for about 3 and a half hours to the bank of the Bhote Koshi River at a place called Larche, we will have lunch and then drive back to Kathmandu, which takes around six hours and check into the hotel.
You will be transferred to the international airport for your final departure to your loving home. Everest Expeditions Nepal has taken pleasure in serving you all of these weeks. we do hope you will remember us down the years with memories of the time you’ve spent in this amazing country that’s Nepal.
If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari, Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.
In the Above Cost It Includes:
1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. 4 Nights Accommodation in the 3 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
5. All accommodation during the trek.
6. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
7. Transportation to and from trail head.
8. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
9. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Equipment such as tents And Mattresses, Cooking Equipment, Camp site charges, Insurance, and
equipment for the staffs.
10. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
11. Trekking staffs wages etc.
Services and Cost Does not Included in Price:
1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
4. Visa fees.
5. Airport Departure Taxes.
6. Drinks (Cold and Alcoholic) Rescue charge.
7. Tips for The staffs.
8. Expenses of Personnel nature and Permit and Liaison officer fee (where Applicable.
9. Meals during stay in the Kathmandu.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
The trek starts from Jalbire, which is a 4-5 hour drive from Kathmandu, and passes through scenic villages such as Chanaute, Khani Gaon, Forest Camp, and Bhairav Kunda before ending at Larcha. The highlight of the trek is the Bhairav Kunda Lake, which is a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists and is surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.
Along the way, you’ll be surrounded by lush forests, alpine meadows, and snow-capped peaks. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience the unique culture and lifestyle of the Tamang and Sherpa people who inhabit the area. The trek passes through charming villages where you can interact with the friendly and welcoming locals, visit ancient monasteries, and sample the local cuisine.
The Bhairav Kunda Trek is a great option for those looking for an off-the-beaten-path trek that offers a unique combination of natural beauty, cultural experiences, and adventure. As with all treks in Nepal, it’s important to be prepared for the challenges of altitude and the rugged terrain. It’s also recommended to trek with an experienced guide or group for safety and support.