Manimahesh Yatra - 2011
Schedule for Manimahesh Yatra - Starting from 15th August 2011
Chota Snan on 21st August 2:26 Pm - 22th August 4:15pm ( Janamastami)
Bada Snan on September 11:53Pm - 5th September 10:35 Am (Radhastami
Every Year after Krishna Janma-asthami, the yatra to Manimahesh starts and ends on Radha Asthami. Located at the picturesque stetting of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, Manimahesh Lake is approx 4800 meters above the sea level.
Every year hundreds of devotees visit the lake of Manimahesh for worshipping their god. The place attributes its name 'ManiMahesh' to the mythological belief that there is Mani (a jewel) on Lord Shiva's crown and locals believe that the moon rays reflected from the Mani can be seen from Manimahesh lake on clear full-moon nights. Infact, the light reflected from the glacier that adorns the peak really looks like a shiny jewel on the head of the mountain. There are many other interesting mythological stories popular among locals associated with this place. They firmly believe that a dip into the Lake would bring in peace and wash all their past sins.
Manimahesh is not only famous for the religious aspect. The natural beauty of the lake is breathtaking. Beautiful surrounding mountains, clear reflection of lake and wafting clouds give you an impression of heaven on earth. Water of the lake is so cold that only the strong hearted can take a dip in the water. The whole trip is soul stirring. Its commonly called as trekkers paradise. Every year during the span of Manimahesh yatra, team of Kailashmanasarovar.net organizes their own trekking trip for rejuvenation. Wann join us for Manimahesh trek, feel free to write us back.
Day 1 : - Pathankot - Gaggal - Chakki Bank-Chamba :Arrival at Pathankot/ Chakki Bank Railway Station or Gaggal / Pathankot Airport then shall proceeds towards Chamba, Night stay at Hotel.
Day 2 : - Chamba - Manimahesh - Chamba : After Having Breakfast shall proceeds towards Bharmour via Taxi, On arrival at Bharmour shall visit to the Chaurasi Temples of Sidhs, Chaurasi Temple Complex and the only temple of “DHARAMRAJ-YAMA” there which is the only one temple in the India and there is a story about the temple that after the death when soul travels to the end destination they have to stops here in this temple for settling the accounts which he had did in his life, so recommended to visit this temple once in his life. After that flew to Gauri Kund and then a walking journey to the Dal Lake, after Having Darshan and Holy Bath shall back to Gauri Kund for the flew back to Bharmour. One can also opt for the Darshan of Bharmani Temple also. The temple is on the walking distance of half an hour and then back to Chamba for overnight stay.
Day 3: - Chamba-Pathankot - Chakki Bank - Gaggal : After Having Breakfast shall visit the Famous temples of Chamba and local sight seeing of Chamba and then depart for Pathankot/ Chakki Bank Railway Station or Gaggal / Pathankot Airport for the way Back Journey to home.
Tour cost : INR 16200 Per Person (Min 02 Pax Required)
Special Note : 02 Nights / 03 Days trip to Manimahesh cant be extended for a day or two by optiong an excursion to Dalhousie and Khajjiar. Feel free to contact us for further details.
Bharour --- Gaurikund -- Bharmour : Rs. 8500/-
Chamba -- Gaurikund -- Chamba : Rs. 13500/-
Day 1 : Meet at Pathankot Railway station or join us from Delhi itself. Proceed towards Chamba. On Arrival Check in at hotel in Chamba. Free for sightseeing of Chamba. One can explore ancient historical Temples, Bhuri Singh Museum, Chamunda Hill, Paanch Pandav, Bhuri Singh Hydro electric power house, Manjari garden. O/n Hotel.
Day 2 : After Breakfast proceed towards Bharmour valley. The visit to this valley is an special treat for trekkers. One can explore tribal villages, apple orchards, village lifestyle and amazing natural beauty. Evening will be arranged 7 kms above Hadsar at Dhanchoo. O/n Stay at Camps
Day 3 : Finally Manimahesh lake is just 7 kms away from us. Catch up early breakfast and proceed towards Manimahesh lake. Day free for own activities. O/n Dhanchoo.
Day 4 : Post breakfast, trek towards Hadsar and driver to Chamba. O/n Hotel in Chamba.
Day 5 : As per train timing, group will depart towards Pathankot. Our services ends here.