Himachal Pradesh

Manimahesh Lake




Manimahesh lake lies in the Pir Panjal range in the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh Chamba district are at an altitude of about 4100 m altitude. Manimahesh is in the southeast corner of District Chamba Chamba-Kullu near Kailash Parvat border.The, which is high near the lake are considered as the home of Lord Shiva. This place is the second largest lake Manasarovar in its religious significance. It is a great source of pilgrimage and Radha-ashtmi Janam-ashtmi every year when pilgrims from far and near gather here. The lake water Mani Mahesh is considered holy and the pilgrims take a holy dip and ask Kailash Peak reflection on the lake. There is also a Shiva lingam installed on four sides by the lake. Just before the lake is Gauri Kund where women take a holy dip before returning home. The pilgrimage to Mani Mahesh considered sacred, like Amarnath, Badrinath and hot Ramesh.


How To Reach


Traditionally, pilgrims used to boot from the Lakshminarayan temple in Chamba (996m) and included the 87-km road in seven steps, walk. Now, most travelers take a bus or taxi to Hadsar (12 miles Bharmaur). Travellers stay Bharmaur (65 km from Chamba) and take a taxi to Hadsar next morning to begin the trek. The rest of the way to 13 km must be covered on foot. Hades - Danchu (3120m) 4 hours The trail is a steep climb and continues to Dancho before moving to Lake Manimahesh duration. Danchu - Manimahesh lake (4100m): 4 hours The trail continues to soar until it reaches Manimahesh lake. Manimahesh Lake - Hadsar (2085m) and the road Bharmaur Duration 5 hours down to Lake Hadsar more Danchu be quick - about 4 hours. A jeep ride to Bharmaur head on the road Hadsar will be another hour.