MANIMAHESH KAILASH PARIKRAMA
Manimahesh Kailash Parikrama is a route which covers Manimahesh Kailash & Lake with round trip via Kugti village and back journey via Gourikund and Dhancho. This route also covers the Famous Temple of ancient Chaurasi Temples & Goddess Brahmani Mata at Bharmour with Kartik temple and Mata Marali Temple at Kugti.
Pathankot – Dalhousie – Khajjiar – Chamba – Bharmour – Hadsar
Hadsar -Kugti – Kartik Temple – Dalotu – Base Camp – Kamal Kund – Gauri Kund – Manimahesh Lake – Dhancho – Hadsar (Total Trek 53 Kms)
MANIMAHESH KAILASH PARIKRAMA TREK package @ 28000/- per perso (minimum 4 person required)
Duration – 8 Days / 7 Nights, Best Time : June To September
Day 1: Reception at Pathankot /Chakki Bank & drive to Bharmour (190 Kms by Taxi)
Reception & welcome at Pathankot / Chakki Bank then drive to to Bharmour via Chamba. After reaching Bharmour check into hotel or guest house or home say. And in evening join the Aarti at Chaurasi temples.
Day 2: Bharmour – Bharmani Mata Temple – Bharmour – Hadsar – Kugti (32 Kms by Taxi & 6 Km Trek)
Early morning visit Bharmani Mata Temple (Total 06 Km Trek both side or by taxi) and same day Bharmour. After lunch, move to Hadsar then Dharnaul via taxi. From Dhanaul the actual trek to Manimahesh Parikrama will be start. A run of 02 – 03 hrs along with Bhujla stream will reach you at beautiful & unexplored Village Kugti. Kugti is last village of Bharmour. Enjoy and rest for left day in the camp.
Day 3: Kugti – Kartik Temple – Dalotu (08 Kms Trek)
Early in the morning around 6:00 am after breakfast and taking pack lunch start trek to Kartik temple. The temple is dedicated to son of Lord Shiva known as Kartik. After reaching Kartik temple glimpse the beauty of surroundings and take lunch. After lunch move to another beautiful camp site Dalotu. After reaching check into camp and enjoy left day.
Day 4/5: Dalotu – Padhargot – Alyas Base Camp (10Km Trek )
After taking breakfast early in the morning at camp troop will pass through the dense forest, cross a small stream over wooden bridge then climb for half hour along the bank of the stream, After a straight and alpine walk of half an hour over boulders the trail climbs steeply for another half an two hours to the Alyas. After taking lunch at Alyas camping ground enjoy whole left day and rest for a night in tents after taking dinner.
Day 6: Base Camp – Chobu Pass – Kamal Kund – Manimahesh (12Km Trek)
Alyas – Manimahesh Lake 12 km trek is totally depending upon the weather and physical condition of trekker. Generally Tour Guide will not take the risk or allow crossing the passes in bad weather condition and will wait for clearing the sky. If sun shine then after taking light breakfast and packed lunch start moving ahead very early in the morning around 5:00 am After a section over moraine, a usually visible trek in snow winds upwards, well-trodden and with the way. After crossing the pass gradual path of up and downs for half an hour troop will reach destination Kamalkund. Kamalkund is a small lake dedicated to lord Shiva. After spending some time at Kamalkund move forward to Manimahesh Lake. After reaching Manimahesh Lake take holy dip in the lake and spend left day at Manimahesh Lake.
Day 7: Manimahesh – Gaurikund – Dhancho – Bharmour (14Km Trek & 14 Kms by Taxi)
After taking breakfast in the morning at camp, troop will trek downhill to Gourikund. Visit Gourikund and spend half an hour at Gourikund move further to Dhancho. After reaching Dhancho enjoy the water fall and take the lunch and some rest. After rest, trek to Hadsar. After reaching Hadsar take the taxi and reach Bharmour. At Bharmour check into hotel and in evening visit ancient Chaurasi temples.
Day 8: Bharmour – Chamba – Pathankot (190 Kms by Taxi)
After breakfast the departure of troop will be done from Bharmour. Move to Pathankot / Chakki Banks. After reaching Chakki Bank our outdoor team will depart the group here with lots of memories.