Bhairav Kunda Trek

Bhairav Kunda Trekking

Bhairav Kunda Trek takes you to the untouched sacred pilgrimage site with pristine lakes and beautiful landscapes. Bhairav kunda is located at an altitude of 4,240m, northeast of Kathmandu valley which is near to the Tibetan border. The Bhairv is a name derived from Lord Shiva from his 108 different names.

The name of the lake Bhairav Kunda named after the destructive image of Lord Shiva. Each year during the time in full moon day in August, a mass of Hindu and Buddhist devotees visit this place.

Besides spiritual journey, this trek offers an excellent mountain views of Rolwaling range, Dorje Lakpa peak (6,966), Madiya (6,257m), Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m), Jugal Himal and splendid Tibetan Himalayan ranges. Moreover, you will explore the lifestyle of nomadic people virtually unchanged over time.

Best time to discover bhairav kunda is on spring and autumn seasons. Bhairav Kunda Trek is possible with fully Tented Camping Trek. The trek passes through some beautiful and interesting villages and you might see some of the wild animals such as Musk deer, Himalayan black bear, Monkeys, Himalayan wild goat, and particularly birds and wildflowers along the routes.

Tent trek to Bhairav Kunda is a tranquil eternity and dotted by the colorful rhododendron forest, which is extremely spectacular in the spring season. Holy Bhairav Kunda Trek is not very difficult and can explore at any time throughout the year.


Bhairav Kunda Trek itinerary detail

Amazing Bhairav Kunda is a classical trek itinerary comparing to most walks in this region leading up to the high hill station. The particular route is designed for globe trotters who wish to walk near Kathmandu within a more relaxed manner than take a look at this itinerary.

Day 1 Arrival at Kathmandu international airport. Transfer to hotel

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport, we will receive you with private vehicle and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu with brekfast plan. Our representative will give you information about further programs.

Day 2 World Heritage sites of Kathmandu Sightseeing.

In the morning after breakfast, we start our day trip visiting world heritage sites located in Kathmandu city. The Kathmandu city tour includes Boudhanath Stupa (also known as the oldest stupa of Nepal), Pashupatinath temple (holy temple of Hindu where the cremation takes place by the holy river Bagmati), Later we visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa.

Day 3 Drive to Jalbire (1,000m/3,270 feet), 6 hours Bus

After having breakfast we will head towards Jalbire. We can have a view of the mountains during our bus travel. We will head to the northeast on the road to Tibet to Balephi, which is once believed to be the trade route to Tibet. The Banepali valley is just wonderful. After Banepali valley, the route becomes a little dusty. We drive towards Jalbire for about one hour upstream. We will have our first night camp at Jalbire. It is a beautiful newer village situated in the bank of Banepali River where we can refresh ourselves observing Newari culture. We can also visit the temple of Lord Bishnu.

Day 4 Trek from Jalbire to Chanaute (1,345m/4,398 feet), 5 hours

After our breakfast, we will head towards Chanaute village. We will pass through some Tamang villages and splendid waterfalls to reach to Chanaute. It is a small village and common home of mostly Brahmin and Chettri.

Day 5 Chanute to Khani Gaon trekking (2,010m/6,573 feet), 6 hours

After breakfast, our next trek will be to Khani Gaun. Chanute-Khnai Gaun is about 5-6 hours walk. The walk is a little more challenging. We have to follow the uphill steps. But we can have a great walk throughout the way as we can see the spectacular village and the 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 life.

Day 6Khani gaun exploration day

We visit Khani gaun to explore around, meet the local peoples and experience their local life styles.

Day 7Trek from Khani Gaun to Forest Camp (3,150m/10,301 feet), 6 hours

After having breakfast, we will walk uphill steeps through rhododendron forest. It is a great chance to capture the scenery of the rhododendron forest and you can also see beautiful birds and many wild animals.

Day 8Forest Camp to Pati trekking (3,765m/12,312 feet), 6 hours

Trek today is quiet difficult as we need to ascend for some hours however as you will have a great view of rhododendron and pine forest, makes your journey more pleasure. Walk some hours to reach Pati (Pati is a small shelter – place for pilgrimage) and from here, you will have an excellent view of Mountains.

Day 9Bhairav Kunda Trek (4,250m/13,898 feet), 4 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. During the full moon on august it will be best to visit there. The pilgrims also pay their worshiping to the Bhairav (the destructive form of lord Shiva) in the temple found nearby the lake.

Day 10Trek to Sherpa gaun (2,500m/8,175 feet), After Sunrise ! 6 hours

We have to start our trek little early so that we can have the exciting view of sunrise from Bhairav Kund top. We also can get the sight of shining mountains and mountain ranges namely Langtang, Jugal Himal Range, Rolwalling Range and the Tibetan Range.

Day 11Trek to Larcha (1,500m/4,905 feet)! Visit Natural hot spring “Tato pani”, 5 hours

Today is final day of our trekking. Our journey goes through the back of Bhote Khosi. After reaching to Larcha, we can have a hot spring bath if we walk furthermore 30 minutes, there we will have another an have hot spring bath for relaxation. Return to Larcha from hot spring.

Day 12Drive back to Kathmandu, 5 hours

Early morning we take a local bus (private vehicle cost an extra) back to Kathmandu city. You can do some last minute shopping of souvenirs for your family and relatives

Day 13Final departure day

Drop you in Kathmandu International Airport onward your final destination and our trip ends. Wish you your wonderful journey!!!


How much does Bhairav Kunda Trek cost?

Hike to Bhairav Kunda is available now on USD 1,299 per person is standard trek price on double occupancy basis. But of course, the trip price will vary according to group size. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add 3-stars category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN). AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discount and attractive complimentary.

Religious Bhairav Kunda Trek Cost Includes:

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
  • 2 night’s twin sharing tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
  • Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private vehicles.
  • Meals on full board (breakfast, lunch, Dinner) each day serve with hot drinks on trek
  • Tented camping accommodation while you are on trekking days
  • Langtang National Park entrance permits and their fees
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits and fees
  • Kathmandu – Jalbire and from Larche village to Kathmandu transfer by bus.
  • All grounded transportation as per itinerary.
  • Professional English speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
  • Professional and experienced cook and other kitchen helper according to the group size.
  • Experienced porters (2 guest : 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
  • Salary, food, accommodation and their travel insurances for all Nepali crew.
  • A First Aid medical kit bag.
  • Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
  • A special gift from our company.

Cultural Bhairav Kunda hiking cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
  • Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls etc.
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above
Group join

We can organize your private Bhairav Kunda Trekking or Bhairav Kunda hiking starting at any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.


Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival in Kathmandu?

Answer: Yes sure. If you provide us your flight details and request us, our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.

Question: Do I need the experience to do Bhairav Kunda trek?

Answer: No. But if you can walk about 3 hours each day with a lightweight daypack would be easier.

Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on Bhairav Kunda lodge trek?

Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and you will have Tent camping accommodation along the routes. You need to take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent it while you are in Kathmandu.

Question: What kind of food can I expect in this trek?

Answer: Our professional cook will cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, dhal bhat, bread, soups, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season)

The dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going.

Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Bhairav Kunda Trekking?

Answer: As you are doing camping trekking, we provide you hot water bucket, you will take a bucket shower.

Question: How do I get drinking water on Bhairav kunda Trek?

Answer: We provide you chlorine – aqua tablets to purify the normal water as the normal water is available in campsite/along the way.

Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?

Answer: Very few chances to charge the battery. We recommend you bring an extra pair for in case. Remember to bring your adapters!

Question: Is there any communication facilities on Bhairav Kunda Trekking?

Answer: In this trekking route you can get telephone services as well as internet services as well.

Question: Can I use credit cards in Bhairav Kunda Tent Trekking?

Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in the bigger city areas.

Question: When should I book my trip and what is the payments terms?

Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. And the rest of the payment can be made after your arrival in Nepal.

Question: Who will carry my luggage on Bhairav kunda trekking?

Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, each of our porter carry maximum 25 kilo of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. However, Ganja la pass trek is a challenging trek so each of our porters can carry a maximum of 22 kg of your belongings. If you wish to have a private porter, you might also get it on paying an extra cost.

Question: How much distance do I walk each day?

Answer: When walking in the mountains, the distance you cover each day can vary greatly due to a gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances on each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.

Question: Do I need walking polls ?

Answer: Walking pools are recommended but not compulsory.

Question: How much additional money do I need per day?

Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on trek.

Magic Bhairav Kunda Trek highlights

  • Discover some of the tallest Mountains and colorful rhododendron forest (Spring).
  • Walking through cultivated fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers and oak forest.
  • Best view of Himalayan scenery including Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Phurbi Chhyachu (6637m), Madiya (6257m)
  • Experience the Sherpa and Tamang villages and their life styles.

Bhairav Kunda Trek Notes

Hike to Bhairav Kunda Trek itinerary is subject to change due to a condition beyond our control. This is a Guideline showing tentative camp night stops. A physical, technical and natural condition may change this above itineraries.

“What makes Bhairav Kunda Trek special ?”

Opportunities for challenging trekking or hiking and pleasant strolls are scattered all over this planet; you just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, well trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.

Trip Price : USD 1,299 Per Person

    1. Duration of trek: 13 Days
    2. Trek Grading: Moderate
    3. Max Altitude: 4,250 m / 13,898 ft
    4. Trekking Hour: 6 Hrs
    5. Group-Size: 2-25 People
    6. Best Time: Oct -May
    7. Trip Mode: Tent Trekking
    8. Meal on Trek: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    9. Transportation: Car/bus/Jeep

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