Manimahesh Kailash is situated in Bharmaur ,District Chamba in Himachal Pradesh.It is considered as Pilgrimage trek to Kailash of Shiva named Manimahesh Peak(5653 metres) and Lake(4080 metres) also considered to be abode of Lord Shiva.It is believed that while Lord Shiva was performing penance here, a stream of water gushed out from his matted hair and took the shape of the lake. The lake, which is shaped like a saucer, has two different parts. The larger part is called ‘Shiv Karotri’ and has icy cold water. Devotees believe that Lord Shiva used to take bath here
The Trek is spiritual and purifies one’s soul and body. The trek is deemed to be a challenging trek, but you will be rewarded with the most beautiful scenery – a serene lake in the backdrop of the snow-covered Kailas Mountains. The spiritual aura of the peak surrounds and engulfs one in its entirety .In Janamashtami the yatra is done by pilgrims coming from different parts of India .Langar’s are offered and the peoples who cant walk much .they can can take Helicopter ride to reach near the lake. We Have best Parkirama route for trekkers and pilgrims via Kugti Village.
Region: Himachal Pradesh, City- Bharmaur (District Chamba)
Trek Distance:40 kms
Trek Type: Moderate
Day 1: Bharmour – Bharmani Mata Temple – Bharmour (Acclimatisation Day)
Arrival at Bharmaur. Check in to Hotel and Relax. In Afternoon we will hav a acclimastisation walk and Darshan to the Bharmani Temple . This temple is positioned on the crest and is about 3 kilometers trekking from Bharmour. In the evening we will Visit Chaurasi Temple and return to hotel for night stay.
Day 2:Bharmour – Hadsar – Kugti -Dalotu
After having breakfast , we drive to Hadsar and 1 hour drive and 20 minutes walk will reach at an unexplored and striking Village Kugti Famous as the Bharmour’s last village, Along the Budhil river. We will trek to stunning camp site located at Dalotu. After we reach at the camp site check into the camp and enjoy the left time relaxing in serene surroundings.
Day 3:Dalotu – Base Camp (10 Kms Trek)
Post Breakfast, the troop will move ahead through the thick forests, cross a tiny stream over a bridge made up of wood, then ascend for ½ hour nearby stream’s bank. After an alpine walk for about ½ hour over the stones the trail ascends for another steeply 2 ½ hours to reach the Base Camp. You can enjoy the entire day in the serene and spectacular surroundings after having lunch at this camping site and after having dinner rest in the tents for the night.
Day 4:Base Camp – Kamal Kund – Manimahesh
Base Camp to Manimahesh Lake is a 12 kilometre trek , after having a simple breakfast and taking along the packed lunch we will move ahead at 5 AM. After a part over moraine, an evident trek in snow, though well-trodden. We will cross the Chobu pass and then move forward through for about ½ hour the expedition will reach the destination Kamal Kund. Kamal Kund is a beautiful quaint lake which is dedicated to the Lord Shiva. Next, we will move forward to the next destination Manimahesh Lake. A sacred dip will be taken in lake and the whole day would be spent nearby Manimahesh camp site.
Day 5:Manimahesh – Gaurikund – Dhancho –Bharmour
After breakfast, the group will begin the trek descending towards Gourikund. The troop will explore Gourikund. Here, we can spend almost ½ hour and then continue the trek to Dhancho. Here, we can enjoy the wonderful waterfall on the way and continue downhill trek towards Hadsar.From Here, we can get a cab and head to Bharmour. Upon arrival to this place and check into the hotel and End of the Trip.
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Transport if needed.