Bhairav Kunda Trek
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Bhairav Kunda Trek Summary
- Bhairav Kunda Trek length: 11 Days
- Highest Elevation: 4,250m/13,898 feet
- Trekking Hour: 6 Hours daily
- Group-Size: 1 – 20 People
- Foods on Trek route: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner every day
- Best Time for Camping: March, April, May, October, November and December
- Trip Mode: Tent Trekking
- Transportation: Car/bus/Jeep
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 the Tibetan border. The Bhairv is a name derived from Lord Shiva from his 108 different names.
The name of lake Bhairav Kunda is named after the destructive image of Lord Shiva. Each year during the time of full moon day in August, a mass of Hindu and Buddhist devotees visit these sites.
Besides the spiritual journey, this trek offers excellent mountain views of the 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 learn Bhairav Kunda is in the spring and autumn seasons. It is possible with a Tent 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 bears, Monkeys, Himalayan wild goats, and particularly birds and wildflowers along with the hikes.
Tent trek to Bhairav Kunda is a tranquil eternity 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.
How much does for Bhairav Kunda Trek Package Cost?
The cost of the Bhairav kunda trek package with a Gokyo Treks Agency (a local trekking company in Nepal) ranges between US$ 1075 to 1375. But of course, the trip price will vary according to the group size you are traveling to and the service you choose.
However, we basically arrange private trips in order to avoid group tours with strangers. A private hiking tour gives you a better experience on your hikes. If you value personalization, flexibility, and in-depth experiences, a private trip customized to your personal needs will be the best option.
It is the standard Bhairav Kunda trek cost package for 11 days trek. If you are 2 people camping Bhairav Kund trek cost US$ 1198 for 11 days trek according to the given trekking plan. We can modify the trek route and price as per your demand. Here is the price list for the Bhairav Kunda hike.
Price Per Person for 11 days Trekking
|Number of Tourist||Price Per Person|
|1 Person||US$ 1375|
|2 Person||US$ 1198|
|3 Person||US$ 1175|
|4 to 6 person||US$ 1150|
|7 to 9 Person||US$ 1125|
|10 and more than 10 Person||US$ 1075|
If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded on this trip price, kindly check on cost given on a tab buttun.
Bhairav Kunda Trek itinerary detail
Amazing Bhairav Kunda is a classical trek itinerary compared to most walks in this territory leading up to the lake view high hill station. The particular hiking route is designed for globe trotters who wish to walk near Kathmandu within 2 weeks’ holidays. try this itinerary.01 DayArrival in Kathmandu Town. World heritage spots in Kathmandu Sightseeing, 3/4 hours.
Landing at Kathmandu international airport and transfer to your hotel with a private car. After refreshment, we start our day trip visiting world heritage sites located in Kathmandu city. The Kathmandu city tour includes Boudhanath Stupa, a holy Pashupati temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. At the Hindu temple of Pashupati, Tourists can watch Hindu cremation takes place on the bank of the Bagmati river. In the evening, we brief your Bhairav Kunda trekking, questions, and last-minute answer.
After having breakfast we will head towards Jalbire. We can have a view of the mountains during our bus traveling. We will head to the northeast on the road to Tibet to Balephi, which is once believed to be the business route to Tibet. The Banepali valley is just wonderful. And we set up our campsite on Jalbire, a beautiful Newari settlement situated on the bank of the Banepali River. We can also visit the Lord Bishnu temple.
After our breakfast, we will head towards Chanaute village. We will pass through some Tamang villages and splendid waterfalls to reach Chanaute. It is a small village and common home of mostly Brahmin and Chettri.
After breakfast, our next trek will be to Khani Gaun. Chanute-Khani Gaun is about a 5-6 hour walk. The walk is a little more challenging. We have to follow the uphill steps. But we can have a great walk along 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.
We visit Khani gaun to explore around, meet the local peoples and experience their local life patterns.
Later breakfast, we continue our ramble uphill steeps through rhododendron woodland. It is a great chance to capture the scenery of the rhododendron forest including beautiful birds and wild animals.
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. Additionally, walk a few more hours to reach Pati. Pati is a little shelter for pilgrimage tourists from here, you will have an excellent Mountains view.
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. August’s full moon period is the best time to visit Bhairavkunda lake. The pilgrims also pay their worshiping to the Bhairav (the destructive form of lord Shiva) in the temple found nearby the lake.
Start journey little early so that tourist 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.
Today is closing date of our trekking. Our journey goes through the back of the Bhote Khosi river. After reaching 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 the hot spring.
Early morning we take a local bus (private vehicle cost is an extra) back to Kathmandu city. You can do some last-minute shopping for souvenirs for your family and relatives. Transfer to your hotel. Trip finish.
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How much does Bhairav Kunda Trek cost?
Hike to Bhairav Kunda price or cost US$ 1198 per person is a standard trek price on double occupancy basis. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-star category hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu (BB PLAN). AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS. International tour leaders are highly encouraged to get discounts and attractive complimentary.
Religious Bhairav Kunda Trek Package Price Includes:
- Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicle car / van / jeep / bus.
- Single night double bedroom accommodation in tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu valley.
- Guided sightseeing by Tour Guide in Kathmandu valley with private car/taxi.
- 11 breakfast, 10 lunch, and 10 Dinner serve with hot Tea/coffee on trek
- Tent 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 above-written itinerary.
- Professional English-speaking license holder mountain trekking guide.
- Experienced cook and other kitchen helpers according to the group size.
- Strong porters (2 guest: 1 porter basis) because each porter carry maximum 25 kilogram.
- Salary, food, accommodation, and travel insurance for all Nepali crew.
- Seasonal fruits like apple and pomegranates as deserts after dinner for base camp trekking.
- Oximeter to check oxygen level and heartbeat, and First Aid medical kit bag [with guide].
- Agency’s Certificate of appreciations after the successful trekking
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT and as well as Company service charge.
Cultural Bhairav Kunda hiking package price excludes
- Nepal entry visa fees.
- Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, etc.
- Personal trekking gears and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, and bar bills.
- Travel insurance to cover Helicopter rescue evacuation in case of emergency.
- Monuments entrance fees and donation.
- Gratuities for guide and porters [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
- Other things which are not mentioned above
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: Do I need the experience to do the Bhairav Kunda trek?.
Answer: No. But if you can walk about 3 hours each day with a lightweight daypack would be easier.
Question: Is pick up service available on my arrival in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes sure. If you provide us with your flight details and request us, our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Can I store my suitcase stuff in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes, you can leave your suitcase and kinds of stuff at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office for free.
Question: Is this trekking Safe for the Solo Female Trekkers?
Answer: Absolutely. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; Bhairav Kunda is a holy lake and a hike to Bhairav Kunda trek is perfectly safe for solo female trekkers. We have been organizing the trek even for solo female travelers since its formation.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect on the Bhairav Kunda tent trek?.
Answer: We do allow you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu. Likewise, tourists will have Tent camping accommodation along the hiking routes. You need to take your own sleeping bags if you have them with you otherwise, you can rent them in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect on this trek?.
Answer: Our professional cook cooks a delicious range of vegetarian cuisine. Mainly he cooks Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, curry rice, bread, soups, and fresh vegetables.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along with Bhairav Kunda Trekking?
Answer: As you are doing camping trekking, we provide you with a hot water bucket, and 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 at the 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 in case. Remember to bring your adapters!
Question: Are there any communication facilities in the Bhairav Kunda hiking route?.
Answer: In the Bhairav Kunda hiking route, you will often have telephone services as well as 3G internet.
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 are the payment terms?.
Answer: Our camping trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of confusion. We will, of course, make every effort to accommodate last-minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 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 porters carries a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 2 guests (12.5 kg luggage of each guest): 1 porter basis. However, the Bhairav Kunda hike 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 to pay 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 gradient, terrain, and altitude. As such it is very hard to give specific distances for each day, however, you have to be prepared to walk roughly about 5 hours each day.
Question: Do I need trek poles on my hikes?
Answer: It is better to hike with walking poles. Learn how to use trekking poles for balance and stability, whether on the sidewalk or on trails. Walking poles can help prevent slips and falls. They are just 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 your hike.
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Magical Bhairav Kunda Trek highlights
- Learn some of the tallest Mountains and colorful rhododendron timberland (Spring).
- Hike through cultivated fields, colorful Rhododendron, conifers, and oak forest.
- Best view of Himalayan scenery including Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Phurbi Chhyachu (6,637m), Madiya (6,257m).
- Experience the Sherpa and Tamang villages and their lifestyles.
Bhairav Kunda Trek Notes
Hikes at Bhairav Kunda is a spiritual as well as sacred pilgrimage lake that comes off the beaten trail. It’s peaceful and the best hike for wilderness trekkers. The 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 the above itineraries.
What makes Bhairav Kunda Trek special?
Opportunities for challenging trekking or popular camping hiking are scattered all over the planet Earth. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. First safety and satisfaction is our prime concern.
We are a team of professional, experienced, well-trained, and licensed local guides who know the destination much better than others.
From US$ 12615% Off US$ 1198
|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|4 - 6||USD 1150|
|7 - 9||USD 1125|
|10 +||USD 1075|
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