Mani Mahesh

Mani Mahesh Kailash Peak, also known as Chamba Kailash, which stands towering high over the mani mahesh, is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva there.

  • It is located in the Bharmour subdivision of the Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh.

  • The peak is 26 kilometres from Bharmour.

  • It is one of the major pilgrimage sites in Himachal Pradesh.

  • Lord Shiva is the presiding dietary of this fair. 

  • He is believed to reside in the Kailash.

  • Trek is the common way to reach the mani mahesh lake. 

  • Walk is through the valley of flowers and wild medicinal herbs up to the lake. 

  •  Mount Kailash is considered to be invincible and always covered with the snow.

  • At one corner of the Mani Mahesh, there is a marble image of the Lord Shiva which is worshiped by the people who visits there.

  • After bathing in holy water of the lake, the pilgrims who visits there take the 3 circumferences of the lake.

  •  There is a majestic view around the lake. 

  • Lake is situated at the centre of a snowy field touching the sacred peak.

  • The lake is surrounded by sandy boulders, small hilly mounds and prickly dry bushes, and there is no sign of any grass.

  • The still, clear and unpolluted waters of the lake reflect the snow-capped peaks that overlook the valley.

  •  Quite water of the lake takes the beautiful capture of the snow-covered peaks which surrounds the valley.

  •  The easiest route to visit the mani mahesh is from Chamba to Bharmour.

  • From Bharmour, many buses and taxis are also available to Hadsar .

  • Again from Hadsar, there is a trek of 13 km to mani mahesh.

  • There are many beautiful views which can be on the way of tracking like waterfalls, paranomic views and much more.