Bhairav- means in Sanskrit a holy lake named after a destructive name of lord Shiva the "Bhairav". The place "Bhairav Kund" is located to the northeast of Kathmandu and next right to Panch Pokhari and closer to Nepal - Tibet border.
After we eat breakfast at the restaurant near by our office, we take a bus ride out of the Valley and up through the hills. After 5 hours bus ride we arrive at the trek starting point called Jalbire. Jalbire is a traditional small town full of "Newari" culture. We are going to spend the first night of our outdoor adventure right nearby small "newari" town of Jalbire. Our Guide gives a short lesson of trekking on the first night. He also explains about the altitude sickness and all the beautiful spots from where you can see an excellent view of mountains.
During the rest of our 10 days trip, we observe the different ways of life, culture and come in contact with the people in the small village, passing through the dense forestations and meadows. The top of Bhairab kund offers an excellent view of rolwaling range, jugal himal arrange and some of the Tibetan mountain as well. On the last day of the trip we take a bus ride back to Kathmandu from Larche or you can combine the rafting tour with this trek.
Trekking duration: 13 days
Starting from: Balephi on the Arniko Highway
Ending at: Larcha by the Arniko Highway
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous.
Highest access of the trek: Bhairav Kund (4250m)
Culture: Newar, Gurung, Sherpa
Mode of trekking tour: Only Camping trek
Himalayan sights: Jugal Himal, Rolwaling range, etc
Itinerary of Bhairav Kund
Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Alpine Adventurer Team (P) Lid’s representative will transfer to hotel
Day 02: Bhairav Kund trekking briefing
Day 03: Kathmandu (1350m.) to Jalbire (1000m.) Drive by Bus about 4-5 hours
Day 04: Jalbire trek to Chanaute (1350m.) 4hours walk
Day 05: Chanaute trek to Khani Gaon (2000m.) 6hours walk.
Day 06: Rest day with Local Village sightseeing
Day 07: Khanigaon trek to Forest Camp (3150m.) 6-7 hours walk
Day 08: Pati trek to Bhairab Kunda (4250m.) 3 hours walk
Day 09: Bhairab Kunda trek to Sherpa gaon (2500m.) After Sunrise view 6-7 hours walk.
Day 10: Sherpa gaon trek toLarcha (1500m.) and visit Hot spring (Kodari highway)
Day 11: Larcha - Kathmandu drive by bus 5-6 hours
Day 12: After breakfast, Relaxing or shopping with own activities than in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel
Day 13: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities, Alpine Adventure Team (P) Lid’s representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination