Bhairav Kunda Trekking
A wonderful trekking in the least and untouched area of Bhairav Kunda region a wonderful experience to a Shaman (witch doctor) pilgrimage site through isolated and remote traditional farm villages in the panoramic Himalayan scenery with The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Bhairav Kunda a glacial lake and named upon the destructive characteristic of Lord Shiva also known by the name Bhairav and is one of the holy pilgrimage sites for Shamans (witch doctor or soothsayer). Hindus and Buddhist religions pay homage and trek in this high ridges to the sacred Bhairav Kund at 4,200 m and take a dip in this crystal clear kunda (pond) to wash away the bad deeds and sins pilgrims and devotees gather here every in the month of August on Full Moon every year as per the Hindu / Buddhist Luna calendar.
A scenic drive leads to a road-head Jalbire village; just 20 k.m. away from the Tibet / Nepal frontier, from here starting the adventure to the base of high Himalaya that straddles the border with Nepa-Tibet a scenic journey through magnificent mountain scenery, terraced fields and rural villages from varied ethnic tribes Hindu and Buddhist religion of Newar, Chhetries, Brahmins, Dalit, Tamangs, Gurung, Magar and few Sherpas.
At Jalbire village with the first night camping and being within the ‘Newari’ people culture of Jalbire, the walk starts from here to explore the less ventured region by trekkers, along the trail one will experience spectacular views of mountains in Tibet and the Jugal Himal section of the Himalayan Range, which includes the peaks of Dorje Lakpa 6,966 m, Madiya 6,257 m and Phurbi Ghhyachu 6,637m and as far to Gaurishanker, Menlungatse and Cho Oyu. This trek can be done all year round except for the monsoon months and can be combined with a rafting tour. After being in this absolute wilderness at Bhairab Kund return journey by an alternative route offering the best of this beautiful area with The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Trip Highlights: “From green vegetation of sub-tropic to the alpine and arctic zone, panoramic scenery of the snow-capped mountains, traditional villages and friendly natives, trekking in the heart of massif Jugal mountain range.”
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire 1000m. 3 – 4 hrs journeys.
Day 04: Trek to Chanaute 1,350m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Khani Gaon 2000m. 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 06: At Khani Gaon – Rest day
Day 07: Trek to Forest Camp 3,150m. 6 – 7 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Pati 3,765m. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Bhairav Kunda 4,250m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 10: At Bhairav Kund for a local hike.
Day 11: Trek to Sherpa Gaon 2,500m. 6 hrs.
Day 12: Trek to Larche 1,500m. 5 hrs.
Day 13: From Larche drive back to Kathmandu by bus.
Day 14: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.