Manimahesh Yatra Bharmour - 5 Days

The trek to Shree Kailash Mani Mahesh is a mix of gradual steep ascend ona rocky trail which follows the Budhal Nullah enroute.  Manimahesh Yatra, The Lake also known as Dal Lake, Manimahesh. It is a sacred lake (elevation 4,080 metres (13,390 ft)) situated close to the Manimahesh Kailash Peak in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, in the Bharmour of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The religious significance of this lake is next to that of the Lake Manasarovar in Tibet. The lake is the venue of a highly revered pilgrimage trek undertaken during the month of August/September corresponding to the month of Bhadon according to Hindu desi year , on the eighth day of the New Moon period.

Bharmaur or Bharmour or the name Brahampura was the the capital of ancient kingdom of Chamba,.65 kms from Chamba is the land of snowy & abode of God Shiva & Gaddi tribal . Bharmaur known as Brahmpur in the 6th century, was the Capital of Chamba state for about four hundred years , till it was shifted to Chamba by Sahil Varman. Bharmour holds one of very old architectures left in India, basically the temples. These temples comprises the Chaurasi Temple Complex .

Manimahesh Yatra

Officially will start on 30th August 2022 and ends on Radha Ashtami 14th September 2022 , registration and bookings are open . Many devotees visit the sacred lake before the said ddates to be able to pay homage in calm and clean atmosphere , for all those who want to visit the sacred shrine before may contact us.

There is a stautue of Nandi melted in bronze which stands facing the Manimahesh temple. These idols are believed to be the work of master craftsman Gugga. There is a small water source called Ardh Ganda in a corner of the complex, bathing here is considered religiously significant. The place around Bharmour is regarded as belonging to Shiva and is that is why called Shiv-Bhumi. Cause of home of nomadic shepherds Gaddies it is also called as Gadheran.
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A sacred place also named as abode of God Shiva Manimahesh that is situated in North west of Himachal Pradesh’s Chamba District is a spectacular divine place of Hindus. Since centuries the place is holding the importance as abode & meditation spot of God Shiva & Goddess Parvati . In between wide range of plain mountains Manimahesh lake presents its own Charismatic view just lying beneath great Mount Kailash .

Day 1
Pathankot/Delhi to Bharmour

Arrive at Pathankot / Delhi International Airport, you are welcomed by the team and then you will be transferred to Bharmour and overnight in hotel

Day 2
Bharmour to Dhan Chho(2540 mtrs)

After an early breakfast we will travel to the last motorable road to Hadsar(2275 mtrs) , its about 13kms from Bharmour.Also the starting point of Manimahesh trek. The trek to Shree Kailash Mani Mahesh is a mix of gradual steep ascend ona rocky trail which follows the Budhal Nullah enroute. Overnight in camp a Dhan Chho.

Day 3
Dhancho to Manimaheshand(3950 mtrs) back

After night halt of the first day of sacred trek , we hike further to Gauri Kund (Lake of Goddess Parvati )via the normal route you can also view enchanting view of Parvati Ka Baug which is easier of all. There is also another steepy trail via Bandar Ghati , which is scary one at some spots and we never refer anyone to follow that one. Ladies usuaaly take bath here in Parvati Kund or Gauri Kund and then move further to Sacred lake Manimahesh and back to our camp at Dhan Chho.

Day 4
Dhan Chho to Bharmour

The last day of the trek is not that easier as its a all descend and makes muscles much stiff to descned down , walk slow and reach the motorable road at Hadsar and then drive to Bharmour hotel.

Day 5
Bharmour to Pathankot/Delhi

Travel back to the source city as per required.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Pathankot
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Bharmour
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.


How long is the trip?

Manimahesh Yatra Trek is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk everyday when doing Manimahesh Yatra Trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest alititude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 3950 m.. This is the elevation of Manimahesh Yatra Trek in Pir Panjal Himalaya.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems or weather. Internet in India is quite fast now a days.

Is it neccessary to hire guide/ trekking agencies while doing Inderhar Pass Trek

Yes , as the altitude is much higher than many peaks of Europe so one must contact the professionals for going this trek.

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Manimahesh Adventures
Bus Stand Bharmour ,
Tehsil Bharmour, District Chamba
Himachal Pradesh India 176315

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