The Manimahesh Lake is situated 26 kms from Bharmour in the Budhil valley, and is one of the holy lakes in Himachal Pradesh. The Manimahesh Lake is situated at an altitude of 13,000 feet at the foot of the Kailash peak (18,564 ft). Every year in the month of August or September a yatra(fair) is held, thousands of pilgrims every year visit Manimahesh Lake to take a dip in the holy water.
Manimahesh Yatra for the year 2018 is scheduled as, starting from the auspicious day of Shri Krishna Janmashtami on 26th August 2018. Yatra will be held for 15 days and will end on auspicious occasion of Radha Ashtami on 10th September 2018 with festivities and Bada Snan held at Manimahesh Lake. The trek to Manimahesh starts from Hadsar near Bharmour, located in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.
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How to Visit Manimahesh Lake
Manimahesh Lake is located in Mahoun, Himachal Pradesh and can one can visit Manimahesh by first reaching Bharmour and than he can took route thorugh Hadsar. You can reach Hadsar by your own car or can use a shared cab to reach. From there you need to visit Manimahesh Lake by foot, covering a distance of approx 11kms. You can take a halt overnight at either Dhanchho or Sundrashi.
Delhi to Manimahesh
Manimahesh Lake is situated approx. 670kms from Delhi. It includes a distance of around 11kms which you need to cover on your foot. You need to first reach Pathankot (Punjab) followed by Chamba District in Himachal Pradesh. Bharmour is 60kms from Chamba and it will take around 3 hours to reach there. You can take a night halt at Bharmour, so that you can start a fresh in morning. In the morning you need to reach Hadsar first before starting the trek to Manimahesh Lake, Hadsar is approx 12kms from Bharmour and you can reach by your own car or shared taxis.