Bhirab Kunda Lake Trek

Bhirab Kunda Lake Trek

bhairav kundaBhairav Kunda Trek is located in the north-east of Kathmandu valley and right of Panch Pokhari (Five Lakes). It is a holy lake in Sanskrit named after lord shiva God of destructive in Hindu religion. It is one of the sacred pilgrimage sites for Shamans. It is near Nepal-Tibetan border Balephi on the Araniko Highway is the starting point for the trek. Both Hindus and Buddhist devotees visit this high altitude (4200m) holy mountain lake to pay homage and bathe away sins during Full Moon every year Bhadra (August). On the trail, you can see unspoilt Buddhist villages, past chortens and Sherpa houses. The settlements are densely populated by Newars, Gurungs and Sherpas as majorities. From the top of Bhirav Kunda offers an excellent view of Rolwalling Range, Jugal Himal Dorje Lakpa (6966), Madiya (6257M), Phurbi Ghhyachu (6637m) and the Tibetan Himalayan Ranges.

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Fact of Bhairab Kunda Lake Trek

Name of Trek:

Bhairab Kunda Lake Trek


Langtang Region

Trekking Grade:

Moderate to Strenous 


Tour and Trekking

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Spring and Autumn


Camping Trek


Land Transportation 

Trek duration:

16 Days (14 Days for Trek)

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Walking hour per day:

5 to 7 hours

Group Size:

2 to 10 peoples