Trip Overview

Package Details

A spiritual and adventurous trek to Bhairav Kunda among the Himalayas

Highlights

  • Trek to Bhairav Kunda at 4200m
  • Follow the ancient trade route trail between Tibet and Nepal
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Cho Oyu, Gauri Shankar, Rolwaling and Jugal Himalayan ranges
Bhairav Kunda is located at an altitude of around 4200m, requiring trekkers to be prepared for high altitude acclimatization. People of both Buddhist and Hindu faith make a pilgrimage to the lake during full moon of August to pay homage to their respected deities. Locals believe that dipping in the lake can actually purge all your sins.

Bhairav Kunda is a glacial lake situated north-east of the Kathmandu in Sindhupalchowk  district, close to the Nepal- Tibet/China border. Bhairav Kunda Trek is both a spiritual and adventure trek along less crowded trekking trail along the foothill of great Himalayas.  Bhairav Kunda is located at an altitude of around 4200m, requiring trekkers to be prepared for high altitude acclimatization. People of both Buddhist and Hindu faith make  pilgrimage to the lake during full moon of August to pay homage to their respected deities.  Locals believe that dipping in the lake can actually purge all your sins. The trekking begins from Jalbire, about 4 hours drive from Kathmandu. The trail follows the ancient  trade route between Tibet and Nepal. As you gain altitude you will pass by picturesque villages  of Chanaute, Khanigaon and Forest  inhabited by various ethnic groups of Nepal. Colorful Buddhist chortens and prayer flags and terraced farms and cattles make for a romantic sighting.  You will be walking through alpine forests of oaks and rhododendrons that are home to such rare  Wild species as sonw leopard and Himalayan black bear. Along the trail you will observe beautiful  Views of Rolwaling and Jugal Himalayan ranges. 

Once you reach the top of Bhairav Kunda, a complete Himalayan panorama of such peaks as  Gaurishanker,  Dorje Lakpa, Cho Oyu, Madiya, and Phurbi Ghhyachu, Menlungatse etc.  Bhairav Kunda Trek is entirely a camping trek. Adventure Thirdpole Treks provide full  Board camping facility along with experienced guides and porters. 

Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • 1
    Arrive in Kathmandu

    Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening.

  • 2
    Sightseeing

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trek.

  • 3
    Drive to Jalbire

    Drive to Jalbire (1040m) by bus - 5h and commence trek to Chyandanda (1160m) - 3h.

  • 4
    Chyandanda - Tinsure Danda

    Chyandanda -  Tinsure Danda (2570m) - 6h.

  • 5
    Tinsure Danda - Laligurans Kharka

    Tinsure Danda - Laligurans Kharka (3415m) - 6h.

  • 6
    Acclimatization day

    Acclimatization day in Laligurans Kharka.

  • 7
    Laligurans Kharka - Bhairav Kunda

    Laligurans Kharka - Bhairav Kunda (4060m) - 4h. Exploration around Bhairav Kunda.

  • 8
    Bhairav Kunda - Kyangsing

    Bhairav Kunda - Kyangsing (2470m) - 5h30.

  • 9
    Kyangsing - Manje

    Kyangsing - Manje (1250m) - 6h.

  • 10
    Manje - Jalbire

    Manje - Jalbire - 6h.

  • 11
    Drive to Kathmandu

    Drive to Kathmandu by bus - 5h.

  • 12
    Farewell Dinner

    Free day and farewell dinner in the evening.

  • 13
    Final departure.

    Depart to the airport.

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