Manimahesh Parikrama trek is way to Manimahesh lake through visit to Kartik temple and way back by alterantive trek via Dhancho. This makes the revolution (Parikrama) of Manimahesh Lake. Duration of the Trek: 08 Days / 07 Nights
Duration of the Trek: 08 Days / 07 Nights
Destinations: Bharmour - Bharmani Temple- Hadsar- Kugti - Kartik Temple - Manimahesh Lake – Gourikund - Dhancho - Hadsar - Bharmour
Highest Point of the Trek: 4748 mts.
Best Season: May to October
Manimahesh Parikrama trek is way to Manimahesh lake through visit to Kartik temple and way back by alterantive trek via Dhancho. This makes the revolution (Parikrama) of Manimahesh Lake.
Day 1: Reception at Bharmour
Bharmour is also popular it natural beauty as well as for proximity to Manimahesh Lake, Manimahesh Kailash and Chaurasi temples. You will be recieved at Hotel Bharmour View located at the centre of Bharmour. After some refreshments vistors can take some rest at the hotel. At evening we will take you to 84 Chaurasi Temple complex for evening worship (Aarti) and then back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 2: Bharmour - Brahmani Temple - Bharmour
Bharmani Mata temple is 4 km away from Bharmour on the top of the ridge with the beautiful view of mountians. Legend says that Bharmour is named after Bharmani Devi. This trek will take you to Bharmani Temple through Village Malkauta. Visitors can take a dip in holy Bharmani Devi pool but the water is really cold. After taking the bath visitors will have lunch and start trekking to Bheem Godda and Ghararu from where visiters can enjoy beautiful view of Bharmour and snow clad mountains. After spending some time at these places visiters will move back to Bharmour.
Day 3: Bharmour - Hadsar - Kugti Village
Bharmour to Dharol is 20 km road by jeep. After that there is 8 km trek to Kugti Village. After reaching Dharol we will take some rest and start the trek to Lahal, a small village on the wa to Kugti. After that we will move ahead to Kugti and spend the night there.
Day 4: Kugti - Kartik temple - Kugti
This is 12 km trek from Kugti to Kartik Temple and back to Kugti. Kartik temple is dedicated to elder son of Lord shiva. This trek is combination of strenous and gradual trails. Kartik temple is loacted at very beutiful location with great view of mountains. After spending some time at kartik temple visitors will move back to Kugti vilage and spend the night there.
Day 5: Kugti - Alyas Base Camp
Kugti to Alyas Base Camp is a trek of 14 km with steep and gradual trails. Part of the trek is along the bank of Budhil river and then there is steep climb at few places. After walking trough beautiful ridge you will arrive at Alyas base camp. You will rest and spend the night there.
Day 6: Alyas - Manimahesh lake - Dhancho
Alyas to Manimahesh Lake is 12 km trek and trekking on this would depend on the weather and physical condition of trekker. It is not worth taking the risk oftrekking in bad weather and we will wait for clearing of sky for moving further. There is some section of the trek over glacier and then trek will take you to Manimahesh Lake. After spending some time there we will trek to Dhancho and spend the night there.
Day 7: Dhancho - Hadsar - Bharmour
Dhancho to Hadsar is 6 km trek and can be covered easily in few hours to reach Hadsar. From Hadsar taxi will take visitors to Bharmour for rest and night stay.
Day 8: Departure from Bharmour
This day you will return from Bharmour after unforgettable journey.