Manimahesh Lake Trek

Manimahesh Lake is situated at 27 Kms from Bharmour at the foot of Manimahesh Kailash. Lord Shiva is believed to reside on this snow-covered mountain. The lake and peak are considered sacred and a fair called as Manimahesh fair (Manimahesh Yatra) is held at the lake each and every year in the month of August and September. The Yatra held from Janamastmi to Radhastami each and every year. It is believed that on this occasion both Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati gets the bath in the Lake. For this holy moment lacks of peoples comes from the country and abroad to take holy bath in the Manimahesh Lake. Providing a rare occasion to see and study the customs and rituals of the local peoples. And the glorious view of Manimahesh Kailash touches the hearts of visitors in the morning and at the time of sun rising. Regarding Manimahesh Kailash it is said that no one has been able to climb to the peak. Local legends clarifying that people point out rock projections, human-like in appearance, and say hermit, the other of a that one is of a shepherd, frozen stiff during their futile effort to reach the top.

Many holy places come in the way to Manimahesh, at the distance of 6 km from Hadsar, a Dhancho famous for water fall and after 5km from Dhancho Gourikund come. Gauri is another name of Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva. A dip in this lake is because it is believed considered sacred that Parvati used to bath in this lake. About one kilometer ahead is the Shiva Kalotri spring-said to have its source in Lord Shiva’s feet. After a short run reaches the Manimahesh Lake in this shallow circular lake gives it an enchanting appearance. Shiva’s feet.

Place you will see

Khajjiar, Often called India’s Switzerland, the exquisite glade of Khajjiar (1960m) has a circumference of about 5 km. Along its fringes, thick forests of deodar climb the slopes, the snow-line rests above these woods. At Khajjiar there is a 12th century temple dedicated to KhajjI Nag. Within the temple are life size wooden images of the five Pandav brothers.

Kalatop Sanctuary is a 30.69 km² animal sanctuary at Kalatop and Khajjiar in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The sanctuary area is well laid out for trekking trails both at Kalatop and Khajjiar. There is a dense deodar and fir forest covering 19.63 km² of the sanctuary, which is about 6 km from Dalhousie. Pheasants, serow and black bear are some of the common animals found here.The sanctuary lies in the path of the Ravi River, and is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests.

Bharmour is known for its scenic beauty and for its ancient temples. Some of the temples are believed to date from 10th century. As the whole country around Bharmour is supposed to belong to lord Shiva, it is popularly spoken of as Shiva Bhumi, abode of lord Shiva. It lies between the Pir-Panjal and Dhauladhar range, between Ravi and Chenab valley. The land is blessed with deep beauty of abundant alpine pastures and provides home for nomadic shepherds, known as Gaddi, thus also called Gadderan. The foothills are filled with orchards and terraced farmsteads. The epitome of spirituality lies in this land as it is endow with ancient temples

About Manimahesh Lake
About Manimahesh Lake
Manimahesh Lake 13500 fts
Manimahesh Lake 13500 fts
Mount Manimahesh Kailash
Mount Manimahesh Kailash

Detailed Itinerary

9.00 AM to 5.00 AM : Meet our Guide at Gandhi Chownk (GPO) and proceed towards Bharmour enrooting Kalatop, Khajjiar & Chamba. (Transportation from GPO to Bharmour by Cab)

5.00 PM to 6.00 PM : Arrival at Bharmour and Check-in at Hotel and rest.

8.00 PM to 9.00 PM : Dinner

7.00 AM to 8.00 AM : Breakfast

8.00 AM to 9.00 PM : Proceed to Hadsar (Transportation from Bharmour to Hadsar Cab)

9.00 AM to 4.00 PM : Trek to Base Camp at Dansho

4.00 AM to 5.00 PM : Arrival at Base camp, Lunch and Rest

7.00 AM to 8.00 PM : Dinner

7.00 AM to 8.00 AM : Breakfast

8.00 AM to 4.00 PM : Trek to Manimahesh Lake

4.00 AM to 5.00 PM : Arrival at Base Camp at Manimahesh Lake

4.00 AM to 5.00 PM : Lunch and Rest

7.00 AM to 8.00 PM : Dinner

7.00 AM to 8.00 AM : Breakfast

8.00 AM to 4.00 PM : Trek to Hadsar

4.00 AM to 5.00 PM : Proceed to Dalhousie

Price

Minium 10-12 pax.
Rs. 8499 per pax.
Guided tour
1 night Accommodation at Hotel in Bharmour
2 night Camp Accommodation with personal Sleeping bags & Mats
Transportation ex-Dalhousie
Lunch, Snacks, Dinner & Breakfast (Veg / Non-Veg)
Sightseeing of Khajjiar, Kalatop & Bharmour
 
Minium 6-8 pax.
Rs. 9999 per pax.
Guided tour
1 night Accommodation at Hotel in Bharmour
2 night Camp Accommodation with personal Sleeping bags & Mats
Transportation ex-Dalhousie
Lunch, Snacks, Dinner & Breakfast (Veg / Non-Veg)
Sightseeing of Khajjiar, Kalatop & Bharmour
 
Minium 4-6 pax.
Rs. 11999 per person
Guided tour
1 night Accommodation at Hotel in Bharmour
2 night Camp Accommodation with personal Sleeping bags & Mats
Transportation ex-Dalhousie
Lunch, Snacks, Dinner & Breakfast (Veg / Non-Veg)
Sightseeing of Khajjiar, Kalatop & Bharmour