Bhairab Kunda Trek
Bhairab Kunda trek has hallowed trekking destination. The “Holy Lake” leads you like such famous place. Panch Pokhri, Bhairab Kunda, Gosaikunda has defined as renowned Holy Lake pilgrimage in English. Bhairab Kunda has named by god Shiva. It is famous for both Hindus and Buddhist devotees. 4200m is its proper altitude. Natural habitats of Newars, Tamangs and indigenous people can be seen and naturally friendship with them is possible. Beautiful landscapes in remote villages are another attraction of Bhairab kunda trek. The trail lies in the around border side of Nepal and Tibet that’s why it is likely to see Tibetan culture in Nepalese side.
Jalbire is the starting point for Bhairab Kunda trek. It is 5-6 hour drive from Kathmandu. Trekking from Nepal to border of Tibet is wonderful and unforgettable. Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257m) and Phurbi Ghhyachu(6637m) peaks are the splendid views of Bhairab Trekking trails. In this holy mountain lake people of Hindhu and Buddhist pay homage and bathe away sins during every Bhadra (August) Full Moon. We travel through a mixture of beautiful mountain scenery and the terraced fields and characteristic houses of rural villages from different ethnic groups.
Jalbire, Chanaute, khani Gaun, Forest camp, and Pati are the remarkable places along the Bhairab Kunda trails. Newari, Traditional Tamang culture, unspoiled Buddhist Village, Sherpa houses, high mountain will passes in Bhairab Kunda trails. June and July are the special season for this trek.
Days 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Days 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire where trek will start. Jalbire is place for scenic view for mountain. It takes 4 hours drive from Kathmandu. Jalbire is rich in Newari culture and home to the Hindu temple of god Bishnu lies the banks of Balephi river.
Jalbire to Chanaute (1200m.)
Early morning after the breakfast trek will start. Walking through a waterfall and some small Tamang villages to reach the Chanaute. It takes around 4 hours. Chanaute is a small village where people belonging to the Chhetires and Brahmin cast of people live.
Chanaute to Khani gaun. (2000m)
Walking thorough steep way, we reach Khani gaun after six hours walk you would be reach in Khani gaun. It is believed that people from Bhaktapur came here to save their life because there was war between Gorkha and Bhaktapur before Nepal unified and later settle down here. Overnight stay at camp.
Khani gaon to forest camp (3150m)
It is a steep uphill walk through the rhododendron forests. Its approximately five hours walk. While walk you could see lots of birds and may encounter wild animals. Overnight stay at camp.
Days 6: Forest camp to pati (3950m.)
Walking through the pine and rhododendron forests approximately four hour, you will reach pati. Overnight stay camp.
Pati to Bhairav Kunda (4100m.)
Walking approx 3 hours we reach to Bhairav Kunda. Bhairav Kunda is a holy lake where is small temple of lord Shiva near the lake. Once every year during June/July, people from different parts of Nepal come to visit for pilgrimage and take a holy bath and pay homage to Lord Shiva. Overnight stay camp.
Bhairav kunda to Bhairav Kunda Top (4500m.) and Sherpa Gaon (2500m.)
Early morning walk to Bhairav Kunda Top to have a sunrise and close Mountain View of different mountain, and then walking steep down to Sherpa village. Overnight stay camp.
Sherpa Gaon (1500m.)
Rest day in Sherpa Gaon. We explore the Sherpa village.
Sherpa Gaon to Larcha (1500m.)
Walking four hours through the small village of sherpa people, we reach Larcha. Overnight stay camp.
Larcha to Kathmandu
It is the last day of trip. After six hour drive we return back to Kathmandu.