Holy Trail to Manimahesh

Places to Visit: Dalhousie

Duration:5 Nights / 6 Days

A Three Day Trek with Two Nights in Hotel at Dalhousie & Three Nights in the Wild in Tents/Rest Houses. Lord SHIVAS Abode in BHARMOUR KAILASH is a Pilgrimage center of Lord Shiva and is at an altitude of 14,000 feet on the base of Mount Kailash on the Dal (lake) and is a steep trek from Village Hadsar (Bharmour) covering a distance of 18kms. A tough Trek through Dense Forests along the Origin of River Ravi known as Beudhil stream.

ITINERARY

Day 1

- Check In into the Hotel at Dalhousie. Evening Free for Local Dalhousie Sightseeing. O/N Hotel

Day 2

- Drive through Khajjiar (Mini Swiss of Himachal) on the way to Bharmour via Rakh, the base camp for the Holy Trail to Kailash. Evening visit the Ancient Temple Complex known as Charausi (Eighty Four Temples).
Night Halt in Bharmour the Original Capital of Chamba State.

Day 3 -

A drive up to the base of the trek to a little known village of Hadsar and then start the tough Trek a climb towards Dhanshow the night Halt near a grand waterfall emitting water showers on all the area around a
pictruquese setting among vast meadows at a height of 11,000 feet approximately the Trek is set along the Beudhil stream trough thick Forest with a wild array of Fauna and Flora. Camp at Dhanshow.

Day 4

- In the morning take the ritual Sprinkling of Dhanshow falls a time old Tradition to take the pilgrimage onwards to the Holy Dal (Lake) and then a Steep up ward Trek passing through a Valley of Wild Flowers and Herbs
Crossing Glaciers with breathtaking view reach Gauri Kund / Shiv Klotri the base of the Holy Lake after rituals trek onwards to Dal.Camp at Dal Lake.

Day 5

- After an early morning Holy Dip, Darshan of Kailash and Parkirma of the beautiful near Frozen Dal walk back to Hadsar for an onward drive to Chamba for Overnight and recuperation of the tough trek taken.

Day 6

- Visit Local Seventh Century Heritage Clad Temple Complexes, Museum and Palace. Local Shopping in the afternoon for artefacts of Chamba and drive back to Dalhousie for the night at Hotel.