Tour : Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra Package
Duration : 8 Nights/ 9 Days
Total Trek: 70 Kms
Altitude: 5,227 Meters
Location: Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh
Destination Covered : Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan – Jaun – Bhimtalai – Parvati Baag – Shrikhand Mahadev – Thachdu
Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra Package is one of the toughest journeys to the holy abode of Lord Shiva, in Shimla district. The pilgrims are taken through a trail of hilly terrains by trekking. It is considered to be one of the hardest treks and the devotees need to climb a height of 5227 meters, to receive the blessings of Lord Shiva. There are two main routes through which the trekking can be done, that is, the Nirmand side or the Arsu side.
The major attraction of the pilgrimage yatra is the rock-made shivling which is about seventy feet in height and located at an elevation of 19,000 meters from sea level. The yatra is conducted during the months of July and August, on the eve of Guru Poornima. The winter months from October to February are avoided due to the occurrence of frequent storms and heavy rainfall, and a fall in temperature.
En route journey to the holy shrine, you can witness the breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges from the scenic valley of River Parvati. There are also a number of temples that can be visited during the trek, such as, the Temple, Bhimakali Temple, and Hatu Temple. Do not miss the sightseeing scopes at Jaun Village, Thachdu and Kali Ghat.
On your arrival at Chandigarh Airport / Railway Station, Meet our representative and Transfer to Shimla which nearly takes 2 to 3 hours from Chandigarh. On arrival at Shimla check-in the Hotel and Overnight at Hotel.
In the next day morning after breakfast, we will drive to Bhimakali Sarahan and places to visit on the way. First we will visit the Hatu Temple, one of the main temple of Narkanda which is located on the Hatu peak. Next we will visit the Sun Temple which is a unique sun temple situated at Nirath. Later in the evening we will move to visit Bhimakali Sarahan Temple which is dedicated to the mother goddess Bhimakali. Dinner and vernight stay at Hotel.
Early in the morning visit Bhimakali Sarahan Temple for attending the Morning Prayer (Aarti) and after that we will have our breakfast then move forward towards Jaun (SinghGaurd) which is the village of the terrain. On our way we will visit Jeuri which is hot water spring and after that we will do some sightseeing in Rampur Bushahar which is a small city in Shimla. Then we will visit the famous Shiva Cave which is locally famous as Dhar Deo Dhank Cave. We will also visit the famous temple including Ambika Temple, Parshuram Temple and the Kali Temple at Jaun.
On reaching Jaun we will have to trek 3 km towards SinghGaurd which is the last village of the region towards Shrikhand Kailash. Overnight at Camps.
The day will start early as we have to go for an early morning trek towards Bhimtalai. You will enjoy the 2 hour walk along the rivulet towards Bharati Nalla and climbing for 7 to 8 hours through a dense forest with 80 degree slope to Thachdu, Kalighati. We will be reaching Bhimtalai descending downwards from Kalighati which will nearly take 30 minutes. Overnight at Camps.
The fifth day of our trip will as usual start with the breakfast and after that we will start our trek towards Parvati Baag which will nearly take 5 to 6 hours from Bhimtalai. You will love the trekking along the beautiful flower valleys, water falls on your way. You will also get a chance to get acquainted with the region at the height of 14000 feet and its climate. Overnight at camps.
Our day will start early in the morning with the trek towards Shrikhand Mahadev. You will experience the beautiful landscape with natural lake (Nain Sarovar), Rocks, Glacier etc. You will reach to the level of clouds and reaching at the height of 18,500 ft. we will do darshan of Lord Shiva’s Shrine Shivling. After praying at the shrine we will head back to Parvati Baag. Overnight at Camps.
On the seventh day we will trek back towards Thachdu. Overnight at Camps.
In the morning we will trek back to Village SinghGaurd (Jaun) Overnight at Lodge.
After breakfast we will drive towards Shimla or Chandigarh for your final departure.
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