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Bhairab Kunda Trekking

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Departure Date08/20/2019


In the Sanskrit language, Bhairav Kunda means holy lake. The lake is named after the destructive image of Lord Shiva, the Bhirav. Lying to the northest of Kathmandu, Bhairav Kunda is near Nepal-Tibetan border. Balephi on the Araniko Highway is the starting point for the trek. The settlements along the route form Newars, Gurungs and Sherpas as majorities. The top of Bhirav Kunda offers an excellent view of Rolwalling Range, Jugal Himal and the Tibetan Himalayan Ranges.



Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu (1320 m), transfer to hotel

Day 02:Full day KTM city tour, hotel

Day 03:Kathmandu to Jalbire (1,000 m.)Kathmandu- Jalbire is a scenic drive with mountain views. It takes about 3 hours to get in Balephi from Kathmandu. In case of bad road condition, one needs to walk for about 4 hours to reach Jalbire from Balephi. Jalbire is a nice Newari settlement (1,000 m.) near the banks of the Balephi river. The place is rich in Newari culture and home to the Hindu temple of Lord Bishnu.

Day 04:Jalbire to Chanaute (1,200 m.)It is 4 hours straight walk from Jalbire to Chanaute. The route passes through a waterfall and some small Tamang villages. Chanaute is a small village, where people belonging to the Brahmin and Chhetri castes live. Camping arr angements are available in the school of Chanaute. One could enjoy the mountain view from the campsite.

Day 05:Chanaute to Khani Gaon (2000 m.)One can reach Khani Gaon from Chanaute within six hours of walk. Most part of the trail is steep and quite challenging. Khani Gaon is a Newari village. Khani means “source of Mines” and Gaon means “village”. In the middle of 18th century B.S., before Nepal was unified, there was feud between Gorkha and Bhaktapur. It is believed that people of Bhaktapur came to this place to save their life and later settled down there. One can have an excellent mountain view from the camping site as well.

Day 06:Khani Gaon to Forest Camp (3,150 m.It is a steep uphill walk through rhododendron forests. During five hours of walk, one could encounter with wild animals and birds. Camping in the forest.

Day 07:Forest Camp to Pati (3,950 m.)This is a 4-hour steep uphill walk through pine and rhododendron forests. A rest house has been built for pilgrims at Pati.

Day 08:Pati to Bhariv Kunda (4150 m.)It is a one hour’s uphill walk followed by 2.5 hours walk to get to Kunda (lake). Bhairav Kunda is satiated at an altitude of 4,150 m. There is a small temple of Lord Shiva near the big holy lake. Once every year during June/ July, pilgrims from different parts of Nepal visit the lake and take a holy bath and pay homage to Lord Shiva.

Day 09:Bhairav Kunda to Bhairav Kunda Top (4500 m.) and Sherpa Gaon (2500 m.)Early morning walk to Bhairav Kunda Top to have a sunrise and close mountain view of Langtang Lirung, Jugal Himal, Rollwaling Range and Tibetan Range. You will reach a typical Sherpa village within six hours of steep decent.

Day 10:Rest day and explore the unique culture.

Day 11:Sherpa Gaon to Larcha (1,500 m.)It takes three and a half hours for one to reach the bank of the Bhote Khoshi River, which is also called Larcha.

Day 12:Larcha to Kathmandu (1,320 m.)t is about six hours scenery drive back to Kathmandu. (If you would like enjoy more, you can take part in bungy jumping at the Last Resort or enjoy rafting at the Bhote Koshi River)In the evening, a farewell dinner would be served at Bhojan Griha, the delights of Nepali cuisine.Bhojan Griha is one of the exclusive Nepali restaurants in the valley which serves the very best of traditional, organic and ethnic cuisine of Nepal. The grand old building which was built almost 150 years ago has been renovated and converted into a fascinating restaurant with intricate décor, subtle setting and nostalgic atmosphere. Traditional folk music and dances are performed in full costume every evening over savory meals. No doubt, to dine at Bhojan Griha is a cultural rejuvenation.

Note: The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, trail slides, and avalanches.



1. Airport Pick-up and Drop Off,
2. Licensed and trained trekking guides,
3. potters for carrying goods and supplies,
4. Meal on full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner, tea & coffee) basis during the trek
5. 3 Nights Accommodation in the 3/4/5 Star Hotel in Kathmandu with B & B. (Bed
& Breakfast)
6. All accommodation during the trek.
7. All meals and hot beverages during the trek.
8. Transportation to and from trail head.
9. All necessary documents and permits for trekking (where applicable)
10. National Park/Conservation Area entry Permit, Insurance, and equipment for the staffs.
11. Coordination of quick Rescue service (Costs covered by your Insurance Plan)
12. Trekking staffs wages etc.
13. 1 hr. trekker massage after your trek.
14. Welcome and Fare well dinner in a Nepali Cultural Dance restaurant in Kathmandu.
15. Flight Ticket Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu
16. Trekking Staff Insurance of $10,000 Per Person.
17. Trekking Map, T-shirt, and Trekking certificate.
18. Exclusive of Medical Kit Bag
19. All Government and local Taxes
20. International Flight ticket re-confirmation.
21. Meals will be Start when your Trek starts.


1. International Airfares,
2. Travel/Trekking Insurance,
3. Excess baggage charges More than 16 kg and hand bag more than 5 kg in
domestic flights.
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 and Pokhara.
10. Domestic Ticket Etc.
11. Extra Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip

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