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Bhairav Kunda Trek

Bhairav Kunda Trek - 12 Days

Trip Facts

Group Size
+2 People above
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Trip Highlights

  • Traditional culture and traditions
  • walking along the Mani walls
  • visiting Kyangjin Gompa monastery
  • having wonderful views of Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Gangchenpo and other Tibetan Mountains
  • passing through forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers
  • having the fantastic view of Saraswati Kunda, Bhairab Kunda and Gosaikunda Lake

Trip Overview of Bhairav Kunda Trek

More of a Spiritual trekBhairav Kunda Trek follows the least traveled route to the beautiful Bhairav Kunda Lake which is located at 4250m altitude height. Existing to the northeast of Kathmandu and near to Nepal- Tibet border, Bhairav Kunda is named after the destructive form of Lord Shiva- Bhairav. Hindu and Buddhist Devotees along with shamanic practitioners visit the exotic Bhairav Kunda Lake every year on the full moon of Bhadra which usually coincides with the august month of the English Calendar. Traveling through several villages with an opportunity to have a peek into the rural way of living and traditional culture and traditions, walking along the Mani walls, visiting the monastery, having wonderful views of Dorje Lakpa, Phurbi Ghyachu, Madiya, Jugal Mountain Range, and other Tibetan Mountains, passing through a forest of blooming rhododendrons and other alpine flowers and having the fantastic view of Bhairav Kunda Lake are major attractions of this trip.

Experts from ‘Tourist Link Treks & Expedition’ have placed ‘Bhairav Kunda Trek itinerary at 12 days which begins with a 5hours drive to Jalbire from where the adrenaline trekking experience initiates as we walk through the villages of Chanaute and Khani Gaon to Forest Camp which further leads us through Forest Camp and Pati to Bhairav Kunda. Taking the bath in the holy water of Bhairav Kunda, we will make a return trip through Sherpa Gaon and Hot Spring to Larche from where we will drive back to Kathmandu. This trip is feasible throughout the year but it would be better to avoid the trek during the Monsoon season.

Additional Information: 
The best time for this Bhairav Kunda Trek is august to November and March to May. We will provide proper instruction and guidelines by our experienced crew, authentic information, and other required essentials while making your memorable adventure trip of Bhairav Kunda Trek with Tourist Link Treks and Expedition. We offer Bhairav Kunda Trek for small group and individual trekkers with a minimum budget cost and a fixed departure date of 2023 and 2024.


Upon landing at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition who will then convey you through the vibrant streets in Kathmandu to the hotel where you will receive a brief explanation regarding your trekking package. You will spend a pleasant night in the comfy bed.

The pleasant trekking package starts early in the morning of the second day. We will continue our journey through the northeast of Kathmandu for about 4hrs to arrive at Balephi Valley. From Balephi Valley, we will leave the blacktopped road and make an advance through the dirt road to Jalbire which is a Newari village that is located at the banks of Balephi River.

About 4hrs a pleasant walk through some small Tamang villages will take us to Chanaute which is a village of Brahmin and Chhetris. We will stay in Chanaute Village on this day which will allow us an opportunity to view the rural way of living.

Lowering down the hill for 6hrs through the woods and a few dispersed settlements will take us to Khani Gaon which is a Newari village that was founded by Bhaktapurians who took a plight during the epic war between the armies of Gorkha and Bhaktapur. We will be staying in Khani Gaon.

5th day will be taken as a spare day. We will take a rest and prepare ourselves for the trekking to be done in the upcoming days. We can explore the beautiful Newari Village to be familiar with the culture and lifestyle.

It takes about 6hours of trekking to make it to Forest Camp. Early in the morning, we will leave the Khani Gaon Village and make an advance through the forest of blooming rhododendron to arrive at Forest Camp.

4hours of walking through the escalating trail that prolongs through the rhododendron and pine forest will take us to Pati. En route, we will enjoy the beautiful mountain views before arriving at Pati. There is a rest house at Pati which has been built with a decent purpose to provide shelter for pilgrims who are on their way to Bhairav Kunda.

Pursuing the raised path uphill for about an hour, we will arrive at the plains. From the plains, we will continue our walk for about 2and a half hours to make it to Bhairav Kunda which is a beautiful lake that is located at 4250m altitude. Celebration is organized once a year in the month of Bhadra at Bhairav Kunda.

The trail on the 9th day continues through the ascending trail which escalates uphill for about one and half hours to arrive at the viewpoint. We will be enjoying the scenic views of Jugal Mountain Range, Langtang Mountain, and Rolwaling Mountain Range before lowering down through the forest to the beautiful village of Sherpa Gaon where we will stay overnight.

Descending through the steep hill, we will progress forward for about 3 and a half hours to arrive at the Bhote Koshi River. Later, we will take about an hour long to Hot Spring where we will enjoy taking bath in natural hot water before leaving for Larche.

6 hours of drive through the scenic road that offers beautiful views of mountains and rice terraces will lead us to Kathmandu. Evening dinner will be served in the hotel to commemorate the successful ‘Bhairav Kunda Trek’ package.

The wonderful 12days ‘Bhairav Kunda Trek’ comes to an end on this day as you will be transferred back to Tribhuvan International airport by our representative. We are happy to serve you and we will be looking forward to your next visit.

What's included?

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  • Two night accommodation with breakfast at 3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation during the trek
  • Three daily meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek
  • Surface transfer to and from Jalbire by Deluxe Bus
  • One highly experienced helpful and friendly guide ( English speaking and Government licensed holder guide)
  • Porter service (2 Trekker: 1 Porter) there food, accommodation, Salary, equipment and including staff insurance
  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National Park fee and TIMS) please bring 3 passport size photographs
  • All Local/Government Taxes and office service charge
  • Farewell dinner before departure
  • Medical Supplies (First Aid Kit will be available)
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance Company

What's not included?

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Snacks and other expenses
  • International airfare to & from home town
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Hot showers during the trek
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Emergency evacuation if required
  • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips and donations for guides and porters
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Fixed Departures

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Essential Information

Bhairav Kunda Trek what you need know ?

When to Go?

March to May and mid-September to November are ideal times to go on trekking in Nepal. However, you can do the trek throughout the year, excluding harsh winter and heavy monsoon period for better experiences. Read more...

Gear Checklist

Gears and equipment assure your safety and smooth trekking experiences as you enter the Himalayas. With essential equipment, you can add some of the other specific ones which most probably will come handy in the trek. A reliable preparation from your side is a positive step for successful trekking and climbing expedition. Read more...

Food, drinking water, and accommodation facilities

The menu for everyday foods gets slimmer with a significant rise in altitude. One can always find a warm tea and basic local staple in the lodges or teahouses operating here. Natural drinking water sources, as well as Drinking water taps, are available throughout the trail. Accommodations might lose even some of the basic facilities as we move higher up in the trails of Himalayas. Read more...

Trip Permit

To enter and trek the protected and restricted segments of Nepal, you will have to take special permits from the government of Nepal for the sole purpose of preserving the people and nature of these areas. Read more...

Altitude Sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the primary concern while trekking in the areas of higher altitude. You must be prepared and act quickly if the symptoms appear during the trek. Using some prevention techniques, you can slow down and minimize the symptoms of Altitude sickness up to some extent. Read More...

Physical condition and experience requirements

Different types and levels of trekking might require a certain minimum fitness level to accomplish. With the guides, you can make up for the segments of lacking experience of trekking. Nepal also offers a lot of different varieties of the trek which the trekkers of any age or physical condition can do. Selection of optimal trekking program is best for both parties. Read more...


Weather in the Higher Himalayas is always unpredictable. Regular monitoring and contact help us to be safe from any unforeseen change of weather in most cases. With the presence of a licensed guide, you can take correct destinations and make the most of the trek. Read more...

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