Located in the Southeastern corner of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh and at a height of 5656 meters above the sea level, Manimahesh is one of the beautiful places and ideal trekking destination. One of the stunning attractions is lake, which is at the height of 4800 meters. The Manimahesh Kailash peak aka Chamba Kailash that stands high over the Manimahesh Lake is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva. A beautiful place with religious importance attracts many nature lovers and devotees to visit the site. The area remains clad with snow most of the times in a year and one can reach Manimahesh in the months of August and September only. During this time, the annual famous ‘Jatra’ (travel) commences from Laxmi Narayan temple in Chamba. The Manimahesh Lake and the Kailash peak at are held in deep veneration by people of Himachal Pradesh, particularly the Gaddi tribes of the region.
Here, HPTDC’s hotel in Chamba welcomes you with best of the luxury and modern facilities. Named after the abode of Lord Shiva, Hotel Manimahesh that gives the spectacular view of the breathtaking vicinity including snow-clad ranges and plains as well as Manimahesh peak is an ideal place to stay. The Hotel Manimahesh is also visible from Dalhousie and presents nature at its best to the visitors.
To be there
Manimahesh is 27 km from Bharmour and Manimahesh can be reached via a trek of 14 km starting from Hadsar. The pilgrimage can be completed in two stages. Between Dhanchho and Manimahesh lake, there are minor places of pilgrimage known as Bandar Ghati, Gauri Kund, Shiv Kalotri and Ganesh Ghati. The trek from Dhanchho to Manimahesh Lake is difficult in patches. Just short of the lake, the sacred Gauri Kund is located where women take a holy dip before returning to home.
What makes it so special?
The religious importance and the stunning view of the snow clad peaks together with an ideal trekking base makes the Hotel a special place to visit.
What does it offer?
The Hotel Mount Kailash-Manimahesh offers the following amenities to its visitors.
The hotel has are airy, spacious, decently furnished rooms with attached baths and running hot & cold water.
For entertainment, the each room of the hotel has satellite television
Restaurant, Room Service. Doctor on call.
Conference Hall, Lounge and Bar.
Parking within premises
Payments through Mastercard / Visa Credit Cards are accepted
Main attractions in the vicinity
Some of the stunning attraction is the vicinity include the following:
Manimahesh Lake: At the height of 13,500 feet above sea level, the sacred lake is the centermost attraction of the place.
Bharmaur: Bharmaur in Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill station. Placed at the height of 2195 m, Bharmaur was the capital of
Chamba till 920 AD.
Chhatrari: 40-km away from Bharmour, the Shakti Devi temple is of great archaeological importance. This place is and 45-km from Chamba via road.
Hadsar: A picturesque spot which is an end-point of the road in a way to Manimahesh. It’s a spot from where the trek of 14 km to Manimahesh commences.
Dhanchho: It’s a midpoint of the 14km trek to Manimahesh. The beautiful place is located at distance of 24 km from Bharmaur and has an elevation of 2440 meters above the sea level.
Tariff in the hotel:
Manimahesh Suite (DBR)………..3500/-
DBR Super Deluxe with Bath Tub ..3000/-
DBR Super Deluxe …………… 2800/-
DBR Deluxe ………………….2600/-
DBR Regular …………………1800/-