Manimahesh – The Seat Of Lord Shiva

The Manimahesh Lake is arranged Twenty-six kilometers from Bharmour in the Budhil valley, one of the main journey spots in Himachal Pradesh. The lake is arranged at a height of 13,000 feet at the foot of the Kailash top (18,564 ft). Consistently, on the eighth day of the light 50% of the moon in the period of Bhadon, a reasonable is held at this lake, which draws in a great many explorers who amass here to take a dip in the blessed water. The lake is a mainstream Hindu journey site that is committed to Lord Shiva. The Spiritual journey by many travelers from various corners of the nation initiates on the favorable day of Janmashtami and finishes on Radha Ashtami. 

Master Shiva is the managing divinity of this reasonable/Jatra. A stone arrangement looking like a Shivling in Kailash is viewed as the sign of Lord Shiva. The snowfield at the base of the mountain is called Shiva’s Chaugan by the neighborhood individuals.

Mount Kailash is considered invulnerable. Nobody has so far had the option to scale this top in spite of the way that a lot taller peaks. including Mount Everest have been vanquished commonly. One story goes that once a Gaddi attempted to ascend the mountain along with his crowd of sheep. He is accepted to have been turned stone along with his sheep. The arrangement of minor tops underneath the chief peak is accepted to be the remaining parts of the doomed shepherd and his flock.

At one corner of the Manimahesh lake is a marble picture of Shiva which is loved by the travelers who visit this spot.  After bathing in the Lake, the pilgrims go around the circumference of the lake multiple times. The lake and its environment present a great view. The peaceful waters of the lake convey the impression of snow-capped peaks that persist in the valley.

Best Time to Visit Manimahesh Kailash Trek

Till July, there are high possibilities that trekkers will spot snowfall at high passes. Be that as it may, before the finish of August, the measure of snow impressively decreases. Moving further, in September, the day temperature may run somewhere in the range of 12°C and 20°C. Nonetheless, the night is moderately nippy as temperature may plunge to short (- 2 to 6 °C), additionally, there is the smallest chance of snowfall. With the beginning of October, the day temperature drifts around 12-18 °C and nighttimes and evenings are similarly colder (- 6 to 4 °C).

Best nearby Places to visit:

  1. Bharmour
  2. Chamba
  3. Dalhousie
  4. Khajjiar
  5. Sach Pass
  6. Pangi valley


How to Reach Manimahesh Kailash Trek?

From Train: 

Closest Railway Station is Pathankot (Punjab). 

From the Airport: 

The closest air terminal is at Gaggal in Kangra (170 km from Chamba). 

By Road: 

Manimahesh is From Chamba (78 km away) by the street. Transports, cabs, and mentors routinely employing from Chandigarh and Delhi. Chamba is 602 km from Delhi and 392 km from Chandigarh.


Itinerary for Manimahesh

Day 01: Delhi – Dalhousie

On Arrival in Delhi, In the morning or evening as you’re comfortable, by board train or take a bus for Pathankot. Overnight journey.

Day 02: Dalhousie – Hardsar – Dancho (2280 Mts/7479 Ft)

In the morning drive up to Chamba to Hardsar and then further trek to Dancho. From Hardsar, we trek to Dancho. It will take around 3hrs to walk this 7 km. Overnight stay in a tent.

Day 03: Dancho – Manimahesh Lake (3950 Mts/12956 Ft)

In the morning after breakfast, trek to Manimahesh lake. Trek from Dancho to Manimahesh Lake. Overnight stay in camp.

Day 04: Manimahesh Lake – Hadsar

After exploring the area we will go back to Hadsar or Chamba. Overnight stay there.

Day 05: – Dalhousie

After a short drive to Dalhousie. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

Day 06: Dalhousie – Delhi

After Breakfast, have a sightseeing in the Dalhousie & in the evening going back to Pathankot catch a train or bus for Delhi. Overnight journey.

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