Sun, Apr 26, 2015, 05:30 AM - Sun, May 03, 2015, 05:30 AM
Want to try some offbeat trek. Then don’t yet pack your warm clothes.
This summer, it’s gonna be cold, very cold.
TRAVOLUTION invites you for a chilling trek to Manimahesh Lake. Manimahesh Lake is a high altitude lake (elevation 13,390 ft) situated close to the Manimahesh Kailash Peak in the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas, in the Bharmour subdivision of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh. The religious significance of this lake is next to that of the Lake Manasarovar in Tibet. It is believed that Lord Shiva created Manimahesh after he married Goddess Parvati, who is worshipped as Mata Girja. There are many legends narrated linking Lord Shiva and his show of displeasure through acts of avalanches and blizzards that occur in the region
****Four batches: Reporting dates – 3rd May, 11th May, 18th May, 25th May*****
Day 1: Reception at Pathankot & drive to Bharmour (183 Km by Taxi)
Reception will be at magnificent Erina Gulshan Marriage Palace at Pathankot & Stay at hotel in Bharmour
Day 2: Bharmour - Brahmani Temple - Bharmour
An early morning trek of 2 hours will reach you at Brahmani Temple through village Malkauta. People believe that the Bharmour was called Brahmpura after Brahmani Devi. When Lord Shiva went to Manimahesh, Kailash granted a boon to goddess Brahmani Devi that all persons intending to go on pilgrimage to Manimahesh must have a dip in their holy pool. Failing this, their pilgrimage would not be acceptable to Lord Shiva. That’s why every visitor first takes bath in Brahmani’s holy pool before Manimahesh Lake trek. Enjoy the beauty of Bharmour town from the top of the ridge.
Day 3: Bharmour – Hadsar – Dhanchho (14 Km by Taxi & 6Km Trek)
Early in the morning drive to Hadsar & trek from there to Dhanchho. The way to Dhanchho is uphill at the banks of a river in a picturesque landscape. You can also enjoy the splendid waterfall at Dhanchho. Night Stay at Dhanchho campsite.
Day 4: Acclimatization & Adventure activity Day
No, it is not a day to rest. In the morning, we will do acclimatization trek uphill & downhill at Dhanchho. Later we will have activities like river crossing & rappelling. Night stay at Dhanchho Campsite.
Day 5: Dhanchho - Manimahesh Lake - Dhanchho (14 Km Trek)
This will be a hard but most memorable day of this trek. The trek is full of snow with amazing landscape. Adore the magnificent view of Kailash Parvat from the lake. After lunch, trek downhill back to Dhanchho. Snow sliding activities on the way. Night Stay at Dhanchho campsite.
Day 6: Dhanchho – Hadsar – Pathankot (06Km Trek & 195 Km by Road)
Trek downhill to Hadsar then drive to Pathankot. You can take train back to Delhi at night.
Suggested trains to travel from Delhi to Pathankot Cantt (PTKC)
14033 Jammu mail leaves Delhi at 20:10 and reaches PTKC next day at 05:48
12425 Jammu Rajdhani leaves New Delhi at 20:40 and reaches PTKC next day at 03:30
12445 Uttar S Kranti leaves New Delhi at 20:50 and reaches PTKC next day at 04:20
22401 DEE UHP AC leaves Delhi Rohilla at 22:15 and reaches PTKC next day at 05:22
Suggested trains to travel from Pathankot Cantt (PTKC) to Delhi
12426 Jammu Rajdhani leaves PTKC at 21:23 and reaches New Delhi next day at 05:00
12446 Uttar S Kranti leaves PTKC at 22:48 and reaches New Delhi next day at 06:50
• Rs.9800 (ex-Pathankot)
• Rs.11700 (ex-Delhi; travel in 3AC)
• Food, travel and accommodation on all days from Pathankot to Pathankot
• Trekking gears, equipment and expertise including tents and sleeping bags
Does not include:
• Travel charges till Pathankot
• Anything not mentioned above
Booking amount: Rs.4800/- (If cancelled, refundable amount is Rs.2400)
Last date of booking: Till seats are available
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Compulsory things to be carried:
• Identity Card (a must)
• Torch with extra batteries,
• Good trekking shoes.
• Warm clothes, jacket;
• A haversack to put in all the things to be carried….so that one has ones hands free while trekking. Sling bag/side bag not allowed in trek