Tage: 14 / Schwierigkeit: 3 of 5 (Moderat bis anstrengend)
Bhairav Kunda Trek is one of the recently opened and finest short camping treks with pristine mountain views, rich culture, art and genuine adventure, unsurpassed natural beauty, endangers wild lives, untouched traditional villages, landscapes and biological diversity. Bhairav Kund is named after the destructive aspect of Lord Shiva and is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites for Shamans pilgrimage site through untouched traditional villages in spectacular Himalayan landscapes to reach the holy lake Bhairav Kunda which is located to the northeast of kathmandu and closer to Nepal Tibet border. Jalbire, the starting point for this trek is a five to six hour bus drive 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 fist night with experiencing the Newari culture of Jalbire, as soon as you got Jalbire your guide will give a short talk on trekking altitude sickness and the highlights of the trek inclusive 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’s houses. The unusual climatic and geographical mix makes 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 Nepal the Jugal Himal section of the Himalayan Range, Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257M) and Phurbi Ghhyachu (6637m) and beautiful mountain range beyond the Nepal to Tibet. You will come across mostly with Tamang, Sherpa and Yolmo peoples and their typical culture, traditions, own interesting dialect whose way of life is unique even in this 21st century. This high altitude lake is one of the secret pilgrimage sites for the Shamans. Every Janai Purnima (Full Moon) of the Year is joyful and memorable; Shamans come in traditional uniform to perform their dances and spiritual healing.
Highest elevation: 4364m
Trek style: Camping Trek
Major attraction: Bhairav Kund (Secret Lake), Hot Spring, spectacular view of Himalayan Range, famous Nunnery, Ethnic Peoples and their own tradition as well as culture and lifestyle.
Minimum 4 participants in group
Bhairav Kunda Trek Itinerary;
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 2: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley by private van.
After brekafast in the hotel, Drive to Swayambhunath Stupa which is very close form the centre of Kathmandu. It takes some minutes to be there. This Temple is also known as Monkey Temple which is considered to be self made Stupa. Then visit to Boudhanath Stupa: the biggest stupa in Nepal and one of the bigger stupa in the world. You can basically experience Tibetan Buddhism, culture and way of life in Boudhanath Area. Boudhanath area is the authentic place to buy Tibetan stuffs. Again you will be visit Pashupatinath Temple and it is one of the most sacred temples in the entire Hindu world. It is a sacred place where Hindus come to die and to be cremated. The temple of Pashupatinath is a large double roofed, gilt pagoda, decorated with brass, the gateway is plated with silver. There are images of Shiva along with other statues, shrines and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. A circuit of the Pashupati area takes visitors past a sixth-century statue of the Buddha, an eight-century statue of Brahma the creator and numerous other temples. There are rows of Shiva shrines and Hindu pilgrims from all over south Asia offering ceremonies to worship Shiva, the Lord of Destruction. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Jalbire 1040m with local bus (6/7 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 4: Trek from Jalbire to Chanaute 1350m (4/5 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 5: Trek from Chanaute to Khanigaon 2000m (6/7 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 6: Exploration day and village tour with Guide. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 7: Trek from Khanigaon to Forest Camp 3150m (6/7 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 8: Trek from Forest Camp to Pati 3765m (5/6 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 9: Trek from Pati to Bhairav Kund 4364m (3/4 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 10: Trek from Bhairav Kund to Sherpagaon 2500m (6/7 hours). Overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Trek from Sherpagaon to Larcha 1500m (2/3 hours) and visit Hot Spring. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 12: Drive from Larchha to Kathmandu with local Bus (5/6 hours) and transfer to Hotel.
Day 13: Full Day Guided Sightseeing Tour in Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square by private van
After breakfast, we are going to visit two historical monuments which represent early and late medieval history, architecture, culture and religion. Bhaktapur Durbar square is an ancient newari city, 13 kilometers far from Kathmandu stores numbers of Hindu temples, 55 windowed medieval durbar and offers you various examples of metal smith and wooden craft along with the opportunity of exploring traditional pottery work to the another corner. Patan durbar square is equally important which represents late medieval history, Culture and architecture. Stay overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.
Our Trek Package Cost Includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 4 nights accommodation with breakfast at 3*** Standard hotel in Kathmandu.
* Kathmandu city tour as per the above itinerary.
* Meals(breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* All transportation
* All necessary permits.
* All Camping Equipments(Tents) and Kitchen equeipments
* Office Service charge.
* Guide & support staffs insurance and salary
Our Trek Package Costdoesn't include:
* Any meals in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees
* Items and expenses of personal nature
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, hot shower, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipments
* Tips for guide, porters, drivers..
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at email@example.com
Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.