Bhairav Kunda Trek

Bhairav Kund is named after the destructive aspect of Lord Shiva (Bhairav) and is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites for Shamans. Both Hindus and Buddhist devotees visit this high altitude (4200m) holy mountain lake (‘kund’) to pay homage and bathe away sins during every Bhadra (August) Full Moon.Jalbire, the starting point for this trek is a five hour bus ride from Kathmandu towards the Tibetan border. We travel through a mixture of beautiful mountain scenery and the terraced fields and characteristic houses of rural villages from different ethnic groups.

You will spend your first night experiencing the 'Newari' culture of Jalbire. Your Guide will give a short talk on trekking, altitude sickness and the highlights of the trek. These include the holy Bhairav Kund, the incredible Himalayan scenery and the life style of nomadic people virtually unchanged by time.Along the trail you will experience spectacular views of mountains in Tibet and the Jugal Himal section of the Himalayan Range, which includes the peaks of Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257M) and Phurbi Ghhyachu (6637m).

This trek can be done all year round except for the monsoon months and can be combined with a rafting tour.

Day 01: Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu,.Transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu [1400m] to Jalbire [1000m] by bus
Day 03: Trek to Chanaute [1350m]
Day 04: Trek to Khani Gaon [2000m]
Day 05: Rest day with local village sightseeing
Day 06: Trek to Forest Camp [3150m]
Day 07: Trek to Pati [3765m]
Day 08: Trek to Bhairab Kunda [4250m]
Day 09: Trek to Sherpa Gaon [2500m]
Day 10: Trek to Larche [1500m] and visit Hot spring (Kodari highway)
Day 11: Larche to Kathmandu by bus
Day 12: Transfer to International airport for final departure