Experience 10 Days trekking to a Shaman pilgrimage site through untouched traditional villages in spectacular Himalayan landscapes to reach the holy lake Bhairav Kund is named after the destructive aspect of Lord Shiva and is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites for Shamans. Both Hindus and Buddhist devotees visit this high altitude (4200m) holy mountain lake to pay homage and bathe away sins during every Bhadra (August) Full Moon.
Jalbire, the starting point for this trek is a five hour bus ride from Kathmandu towards the Tibetan border. We travel through a mixture of beautiful mountain scenery and the terraced fields and characteristic houses of rural villages from different ethnic groups.
You will spend your first night experiencing the 'Newari' culture of Jalbire. Your Guide will give a short talk on trekking, altitude sickness and the highlights of the trek. These include the holy Bhairav Kund, the incredible Himalayan scenery and the life style of nomadic people unchanged by time.
Your trail winds along an old trade route between Nepal and Tibet. through a number of unspoilt Buddhist villages, past chortens and Sherpa houses. The unusual climatic and geographical mix make this area a naturalist's dream and a mecca for those who appreciate traditional cultures.
Along the trail you will experience spectacular views of mountains in Tibet. and the Jugal Himal section of the Himalayan Range, which includes the peaks of Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257M) and Phurbi Ghhyachu (6637m).
This trek can be done all year round except for the monsoon months and can be combined with a rafting tour.
Trekking and sightseeing
Private Vehicle / Flights
2 Pax Min.
Bhairab Kunda (4250m.)
Best Season :
Oct to Dec /Feb to May
Mountain view, panoramic view of landscape and flora and fauna etc.
Glimpse of Itinerary
||Kathmandu (1350m.) - Jalbire (1000m.) Drive by Bus about 4-5 hours
||Jalbire - Chanaute (1350m.) 4hours walk.
||Chanaute - Khani Gaon (2000m.) 6hours walk.
||Rest day with Local Village sightseeing
||Khani Gaun - Forest Camp (3150m.) 6-7 hours walk
||Forest Camp - Pati (3765m.) 5 hours walk
||Pati - Bhairab Kunda (4250m.) 3 hours walk
||Bhairab Kunda - Sherpa Gaun (2500m.) After Sunrise view 6-7 hours walk
||Sherpa Gaun - Larcha (1500m.) and visit Hot spring (Kodari highway)
||Larcha - Kathmandu drive by bus 5-6 hours
Itinerary Can be Customize as your Requirement. If this above itinerary is not suffice or have any questions, you can ask one of our expert team member for help.