Bhairav Kunda Trek


Bhairav Kunda Trek

Bhairav Kunda trek is a spiritual trek situated at the North-East of the Kathmandu Valley nearby the Tibetan Border. Bhairav Kunda Trek can be classified as pilgrimage trek as it takes you to the petrified pilgrimage site of Bhairav Kunda (Lake), lying at an altitude of 4,250m. This place is mostly visited by the followers of Hinduism and Buddhism religions during the festival which is held in each and every year at the Month of Bhadra i.e. during the Full moon day. This lake named was derived from the Lord Bhairav which is a destructive image of Lord Shiva. Being a spiritual trek is also known as adventurous, stirring trekking trail. Many other tourists join along the trek to explore the typical culture and view of some awe-inspiring Himalayan range. This trekking trail offers us splendid view various mountains including the chain of Peak; Dorje Lakpa (6,966m), Madiya (6,257m) and Phurbi Ghhyachu (6,637m) in the Jugal Himal range and closest view of different Tibetan upland and Glaciers.


Trip Code WPP-003-BKT
Destination Nepal
Altitude 4364m
Region Langtang Region
Season Spring and Autumn
Difficulty Moderate
Accomodation Hotel, Lodge, Home Stay & Tent
Duration 14 Days


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, our company representative will meet and welcome you to Nepal and then you'll be transferred to your confirmed hotel. Once you finish the check-in procedure, you can rest & relax at the hotel. Later you will be accompanied by the office staff for a short tour of Thamel to make you familiar with some good restaurants, ATM's, money changer and other necessary places you might need during your stay in Thamel.

Day 2: A full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, the capital city

The very next morning, after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient and essentially enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture which is the highlights of our guided tour.

A visit to Patan City will enchant you with its famous fine arts and historical architecture. On return to your hotel, you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner and perhaps take a leisurely stroll through the famous streets. Finally, day ends with an Authentic Nepalese Dinner in Nepali Cultural Restaurant.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire (1,000m/3,280ft)

Early morning scenic drive to Jalbire. The drive to Jalbire is (1000m) which is almost 4 – 5 hours drive from Kathmandu. All the way, you can enjoy some delightful views of the mountains. You head North East on the road towards Nepal – Tibet frontier to Balephi town. This town used to be one of the main towns on the trade route to Tibet. The highway you will drive on is also known as the Nepal – Tibet friendship Highway. The whole Balephi Valley is magnificent and from here our drive leads further on the dirt road to Jalbire. After driving for one-hour following the river upstream, you will reach your first night camp at Jalbire. Jalbire is a nice Newar village set on the banks of the Balephi River. This village gives you insights into the Newari culture. You can also go to a holy Hindu temple of Lord Vishnu in Jalbire.

Day 4: Trek from Jalbire to Chanaute (1,350m/4,428ft)

On the third day, our Bhairab Kunda Trek starts. You trek through enchanting waterfall and beautiful Tamang villages. It will take 4-5 hours to reach Chanaute. Chanaute is a small village with a majority of Brahmin and Chhetri residents. Overnight at tented camp


Day 5: Trek from Chanaute to Khani Gaon (2,000m/6,560ft)

It is approximately a 6 hour walk from Chanaute to Khani Gaon. Most of the day you will ascend steeply on small walking trails, stopping for welcome rests and to enjoy the beautiful views. On this day you will be passing through villages, stunning terraced fields, streams and a local school. Khani Gaon is a Newari Village. Khani means “source of Mines” and Gaon means “Village”. The was founded after the battle between Gorkha and Bhaktapur in the middle of 18th B.S, when the people of Bhaktapur fled to this site. You can see good mountain views from the camping site.

Day 6: Trek from Khani Gaon to Forest Camp (3,150m10,332ft)

Passing by rhododendron forests and pasturelands, you reach Forest Camp in 6-7 hours. During the trek, you can see nomad houses, wild birds, and animals. With some luck, you may also spot bears and leopards. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 7: Trek from Forest Camp to Pati (3,900m/12,792ft)

You continue your ascent through Pine and Rhododendron forest for about 4 hours. When you reach Pati you can see some of the houses made by pilgrims, and also a nice mountain view from the camp.

Day 8: Rest Day

Today you rest to let your body adjust to the altitude, ready for your next ascent tomorrow.

Day 9: Trek from Pati to Bhairav Kunda (4,364m/14,313ft)

Today’s trek is an uphill walk for an hour and then a casual walk to Bhairav Kund. Bhairav Kunda is a holy place of the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims along with Shamans who come to take a bath in this lake during the full moon of June/August which supposedly frees them of their sins. The devotees of Lord Shiva worship in the temple situated by the lake. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Trek from Bhairav Kunda to Sherpagaon (2,500m/8,200ft)

Early today, you leave for Sherpagaon. After one and half hours walk to the top, you will see the sunrise and the views of mountains like Langtang range, Jugal Himal range, and Rolwaling Himal (7181m). A steep trek downhill through the rhododendron forest will take you to Sherpagaon. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Trek from Sherpagaon to Larcha (1,500m/4,920ft) and visit Hot Spring

After breakfast at the camp, it will again be a steep downhill trek as you head for Larcha which is located on the bank of Bhote Koshi River. Visit the natural hot spring of Tatopani, and enjoy a warm bath to relax your muscles after an exhausting trek. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Drive from Larcha to Kathmandu

After a good breakfast in Larcha, we drive back to Kathmandu.  It will be a 6 hour drive back on Araniko Highway with a scenic countryside view. Overnight at hotel.

Day 13: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Leisure day at Kathmandu. You can ask your guide to take you on a sightseeing trip inside Kathmandu Valley. On this day you can go to the various museums around the valley including the Narayanhiti Museum which earlier used to be the residence of the last king of Nepal. You may also go to the hilltop of Nagarkot. After some sightseeing around the world heritage sites in the valley, you will have a farewell dinner and enjoy with your Nepali friends and guide. You might even make plans for extending your stay for Chitwan jungle safari, rafting activities, and more with your guide.

Day 14: Departure

Finally, it’s SEE OFF TIME. There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. You will be picked from Hotel by representatives of Wongchhu Peak Promotion staff and dropped at Tribhuvan International Airport 3 hours earlier than your flight time with a hope to see you again. On your way home you'll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.


  • Airport – Hotel transfers in KTM,
  • Hotel in KTM (Nepali Ghar) for 2 nights pre and two nights post-trek, including breakfast on a twin-sharing basis,
  • City tour of Boudhanath, Pashupatinath & Swyambhunath,
  • Transportation, tour guide and entrance tickets during the city tour,
  • Transportation KTM –  Jalbire - Larcha – KTM,
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management system) Card,
  • Accommodations including food during trek,
  • Boiled water, tea, coffee, including all food,
  • Guide & Porter during the trek,
  • Wongchhu Peak Promotion duffel bag and trekking map,
  • Salary & insurance for all Nepali staff.



  • Meals in Kathmandu (except welcome and farewell dinner),
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary,
  • Beverages and alcoholic drinks on the trek,
  • Personal trekking equipment,
  • All personal expenses, including Nepal Visa (for country entrance),
  • Personal medical and evacuation insurance,
  • All other additional charges for additional services,
  • Additional tips for a tour guide, 
  • Personal purchases.



1.0 Travel Documents

  • Valid passport
  • Credit/Debit card
  • Passport size photo (6 pieces)
  • Insurance paper and contact address
  • Family contact number

2.0 Upper Body Wear

  • Thermal Top Base Layer (2 Pcs)
  • Fleece Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Gore-Tex Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Down Jacket (1 Pcs)
  • Cotton T-Shirt (2 Pcs)

3.0 Lower Body Wear

  • Thermal Bottom Base Layer (2 Pcs)
  • Fleece Trouser (1pcs)
  • Gore-Tex Pant (1 pcs)
  • Mid Weight Pants (1Pcs)
  • Light Weight Quick Dry Trekking Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Gaiters for trekking boots

4.0 Headwear

  • Sun Cap
  • Fleece Hat/ Warm Hat (1-2 Pcs)
  • Neck Gaiter (2 Pcs)

5.0 Handwear

  • Thin fleece gloves
  • Wind stopper/screen tap gloves

6.0 Footwear

  • Normal Socks (2-3 Pairs)
  • Trekking Shoes (Gore-Tex)
  • Slipper (1 Pair)

7.0 Sleeping Bags

  • Sleeping bag -20°c to -30°c for Base camp
  • Down Sleeping Bag -40°c for extreme comfort
  • Thermarests Mattress (Cell foam)
  • Sleeping bag Liner
  • Inflatable Pillow

8.0 Trekking Equipment

  • Power Bank
  • Pee Bottle
  • Altimeter watch
  • Pocket Knife
  • Walking Stick/Trekking Pole
  • Satellite Phone with credit
  • Battery
  • Headlight 500-700Lumens
  • Spare Tape Slings/240cm
  • Unlock Carabiner
  • Lock Carabiner

9.0 Bag packs

  • Rucksacks 35 L -50 L

10.0 Sun stuff

  • Banana Boat/ Nivea Sun Cream (-20 Spf)
  • Lip Guard -20 (Spf)
  • Sun Glasses (Uv Protection)

11.0 Toiletries (Personal)

  • Toilet Paper / Wet Tissue
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Towel
  • Garbage Bag

12.0 Eating & Drinkings

  • 1 ltr. Water Bottle
  • 1/1.5ltr. Thermos Mug (Opt.)
  • Spoon / Fork (opt.)
  • Bowl (opt.)

13.0 Medical / First Aid

  • Brufen / Ibuprofens
  • Antibiotic
  • Diamox
  • Paracetamol
  • Handy Plaster
  • Crack Bandage
  • Tincture Iodine
  • Ondem
  • Cetirizine
  • Electrolyte
  • Minil 10mg (Palpitation, anxiety)
  • Codopar (Headache & chest pain)
  • Salbetol 4mg (Breathless)
  • Azithromycin 500mg (chronic tonsillitis, fever, nose, throat infection-must take 5 days)
  • Flupen 250mg (prevent wound infection)
  • Allegra 120/180mg (Allergic tonsil)
  • Menstrual Products

14.0 Miscellaneous

  • Nail cutter
  • Umbrella /Raincoat
  • Hot water bag
  • Camera
  • Trails Maps
  • GPS Tracker (Recommended)
  • Hand & Toe Warmer


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