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Bhairav Kunda, Nepal, 14 Day Guided Trek

Join one of our certified guides from the GuideSource team on an exciting 14 day journey to the Bhairav Kunda lake near the Nepal - Tibet border.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration14 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


For 14 days, we would like to lead you on a memorable trek to the beautiful and sacred Bhairav Kunda lake (4,200m). This amazing body of water is more than just a lake to many people. It is a spiritual place, important to Buddhists and Hindus alike. Followers of these religions make a pilgrimage to this lake in order to wash away their sins, an event that takes place in August of every year.

While visiting Bhairav Kundu is the focal point of this trip, it is not the sole purpose. Instead, we have created a thorough and thrilling itinerary that will allow you to explore and see a great deal of the gorgeous region where the lake rests.

After leaving Kathmandu, which you will have a whole day to explore before the trek as well as another full day to explore after the trek, we will venture northeast toward the Tibetan border. This amazing region is a glorious place to trek through because it is as peaceful as it is beautiful. And during this trip, you will have several opportunities to see unrivalled views of Langtang Lirung (7,227m), as well as the Tibetan, Jugal Himal and Rollwalling mountain ranges. You will also get to spend time in different rural villages and sherpa houses as well. Thus giving you the chance to interact with locals of varying ethnic backgrounds.

While this trek is not geared toward hiking experts, there is some challenging spots. We will also be hiking for several hours per day, so participants should be in good physical condition.

This journey to the Bhairav Kunda is not just about visiting the amazing lake, but visiting the amazing region as a whole, a region that is full of gorgeous natural scenery as well as beautiful culture. So come, send us a request and join us for 14 days on this trek. We have no doubt you will have an unforgettable experience.

We also lead this 22 day expedition into Dolpo, yet another mesmerising region of Nepal.



Hotel B & Bs and campsites.

Meeting point

Kathmandu international airport.




Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m)

After your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our representatives will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel B & B. Afterwards, we will have a brief meeting about the trips itinerary, and you will have the rest of the day to explore Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu sight seeing day

Today, you will have the chance to explore the city of Kathmandu, do some last minute shopping, and see the many sights it has to offer, from the Monkey temple to the Bouddha Nath and so much more. You will spend the night in a hotel B & B.

Day 3: Kathmandu - Jalbire (1,000m)

Today we will drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire. The drive should take approximately 3 hours to Balephi; however, in the case of bad weather, we will have to walk approximately 4 hours to Jalbire.

Day 4: Jalbire - Chanaute (1,350m)

Today we will walk for approximately 4 hours to Chanaute, where we will camp for the night.

Day 5: Chanaute - Khani Gaon (2,000m)

Today we will walk for approximately 6 hours to Khani Gaon. The hike can be quite challenging at points, so we will be taking our time, but the trail offers some great views of the surrounding mountains. We will camp for the night.

Day 6: Rest day in Khani Gaon

Day 7: Khani Gaon - Forest camp (3,150m)

Today we will hike for approximately 6.5 hours before setting up camp for the night in the forest.

Day 8: Forest camp - Pati (3,765m)

Today we will walk for approximately 4 hours through the forest before reaching a rest house in Pati that has been set up for pilgrims.

Day 9: Pati - Bhairav Kunda (4,250m)

Today we will walk for approximately 3 hours to the amazing Bhairav Kunda lake.

Day 10: Bhairav Kunda - Sherpa Gaun (2,500m)

Today we will walk for approximately 6.5 hours down to the Sherpa Gaun. The walk will begin early in the morning, allowing you to see some fantastic sunrise views several mountains as well as the Tibetan range.

Day 11: Sherpa Gaun - Larcha (1,500m)

Today we will walk for approximately 3.5 hours to Larcha. Along the way we will stop at a hot spring on the Kodari highway.

Day 12: Larcha - Kathmandu

Today we will take a 5-6 hour scenic bus ride to Kathmandu. There is also the opportunity for some bungy jumping or river rafting before the bus ride if you are interested. After the bus ride, we will transfer you to your hotel B & B where you will spend the night.

Day 13: Kathmandu

Today you will have another full day to explore the city of Kathmandu so you can see whatever you may have missed on the second day of the trip. Afterwards, we will have a farewell dinner, and you will spend your final night of the trip in a hotel B & B.

Day 14: Departure

On the final day, we will transfer you to the Kathmandu international airport, where you will catch your flight home.

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