SHRIKHAND MAHADEV TREK
Shrikhand Mahadev peak
, located at an altitude of 5,155 meters resembles the Shivling. It is said that Lord Shiva
meditated here and the Pandavas used to visit this peak. Devotees of Lord Shiva visit at the top of the mountain where there is a small shrine of Lord Shiva. Devotees trek to the peak during the main pilgrimage season of July and August.Shrikhand Mahadev is actually a pilgrimage place for Hindus. Shrikhand Mahadev is considered to be the abode of Lord Shiva. So it is a place of great attraction for the religious people as well as for climbers -Shrikhand Mahadev Peak Tour. A few glaciers also have to be crossed before reaching the majestic peak of Shrikhand, where pilgrims perform puja. The view from 5155 meters is simply splendid — one literally feels on the top of the world. The surrounding snow-covered peaks and mountains add to the grandeur. One cannot stay on the top for a long time as the winds there are very strong and bone-chilling. ShriKhand Kailash is situated at 16900 feet above sea level. It is usually undertaken to coincide with the Ashada Poornima or, full moon day of June to July) as per the Vikrami calendar. It can be accessed from Bathad, Gushani, Jeori and Jaon. The easiest and most travel starts from Jaon Village of Kullu district which is
| TREK FACTS
||0 -15 Degree
||May - August
||10 Days / 9 Nights
167 Km. from Shimla and can be reached by Car, bus or bikes. Jaon is the starting point of this trek, where temple of goddess Shakti is situated. It is a 70-km two-way track passing through dense forests, water streams, sprawling meadows and lofty mountains. The climb is difficult and offers a panoramic view. 2 Km. from Jaon there is village called Singh gad, which was named after a brave man who dared to live their and established a village. Singh gad is the last habitat of civilization on this route. Anna Adventuress & Tours are organising this pilgrimage trek each and every year.
DAY 1 - Reception at Shimla
Reception at Shimla and Overnight in hotel.
DAY-2 Shimla to Damahar
Places to visit along the journey
► Shimla to Rampur bhushar- Drive along river satluj.
► Rampur bhushar to Sarahan- Beautiful landscape and apple orchads.
► Sarahan to jeuri- Hot sulphur water spring
► Jeuri to jahkri- A look of asia’s biggest hydro power project(1500 MW)
► Jeuri to devdhank- Shiva cave darshana
► Devdhank to Nirmand- Asia’s biggest village also known as BHRAMINS village(Ambika Mata Temple built in 7th century & Shiv Temple)
► Nirmand to Damhar- Reach village Damhar along rivultes,apple orchads.
Over night in camps and bon-fire
Day-3 Acclimatasion Day at Dhamar (Altitude-2100 mtrs)
The trek to Shrikhand is quite long and tough. Here our tour staff will give the time to acclimatise with local environment and will also check the eligibilty of trekker for trek. Physically unfit candidate will be rejected for this trek.
Day 4 Damhar to Bheem Talai (Altitude-3215 mtrs)
Start trek early in the morning
► Reach singhguard- The last village of the region(3km)
► Sing guard to bharati nallauh- Walk along the rivulte with enchanting forestscenery(2hrs Trek)
► Bharati nallauh to Thachdu- Moving forward through a highly densed forest with an 80 degree slope called as khare dande ki charai (5 hrs walk)
►Thachdu to kalighati- Here you will find beautiful bushes.
► Kalighati to Bheem talai- Beautiful landscape, rare species of plants, and herbs.
Day-5 Bheem talai to Parvati Bagh (Altitude- 4250 Mtrs)
►After a complete rest start trek to Parvati Bagh along beautiful flower valleys, water falls.(5hrs walk)
►Familiarization with the climate and the region (14000 feet)
Day-6 Parvati Bagh to Shrikhand Mahadev to Parvati Bagh (Altitude-16900 feet)
►Trek early in the morning to Srikhand Mahadev
► Experience beautiful landscape, natural lake(Nain Sarovar), Rocks, Glaciers etc.
► And you will reach to the level of clouds.
► Experience the heaven
► Darshana of shivlingam
► Back to Parvati Bagh & Over night in camp
Day-7 Paravti Bagh to Thachdu
►Trek back to Thachdu- Bone fire & enjoy in the forest & Over night in camp
Day-8 Thachdu to Damahar
► Trek back to village damhar and have rest.
► After complete rest interact with the villagers and see beautiful scenery around the village.
► Bone fire and enjoy local dishes of the place.
Day-9 Damhar to Shimla departure
► Visit hatu peak in Narkanda(3500 Mtrs).
► Back to Shimla(Droping) tour ends here