Tour Route : Kalka - Shimla -Damahar - Bhim Talai - Parvati Bagh -Shrikhand Mahdev - Thachdu -Thachdu- Damahar - ShimlaDuration : 9 Days / 8 Nights (ALTITUDE 16900 Feet)SHRIKHAND MAHADEV TREKShrikhand 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 AshadaPoornima or, full moon day of June to July) as per the Vikrami calendar. It can beaccessed from Bathad, Gushani, Jeori and Jaon. The easiest and most travel startsfrom Jaon Village of Kullu district which is 167 Km. fro m Shimla and can be reachedby Car, bus or bikes. Jaon is the starting point of this trek, where temple of goddessShakti is situated. It is a 70-km two-way track passing through dense forests, waterstreams, sprawling meadows and lofty mountains. The clim b is difficult and offers apanoramic view. 2 Km. from Jaon there is village called Singh gad, which was namedafter a brave man who dared to live their and established a village. Singh gad is thelast habitat of civilization on this route. Anna Adventuress & Tours are organisingthis pilgrimage trek each and every year.
Area - Kullu district of himachal pradeshGrade- moderateAltitude- 5155 Meters/16,900 feetTemp- 2 to 15 degreeDuration- 9 daysSeason- May to AugustDAY 1 - Kalka - Shimla (Enjoy the ride of toy train from Kalka to Shimla)Reception at Kalka then we move to Shimla by Toy train.The railway track is small in widthbetween Kalka and Shimla and is known as meter gauge track opened by British Government inthe year 1903. The distance of 96 KM between Shimla and Kalka passes through 103 tunnels and87 bridges. There are more than 20 stations in this railway system which still uses the old Neal’sToken Instrument system for track interlocking. It connects Kalka at a height of 656 meter toShimla at 2076 meter from mean sea level. There are around 900 curves and sharpest curve is of48 degree. The five to six hour journey is one of the best train journeys. Overnight in hotel.DAY-2 Shimla to DamaharAltitude-2100 mtrsTemp-15 to 25 degreeHumidity-Normal 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-fireDay-3 Damhar to Bheem TalaiAltitude-3215 mtrsTemp- 5 to 15 DegreeHumidity- Normal 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(2hrsTrek)► Bharati nallauh to Thachdu-Moving forward through a highly densed forest with an 80 degree slope called as khare dande kicharai (5 hrs walk)►Thachdu to kalighati- Here you will find beautiful bushes.► Kalighati to Bheem talai- Beautiful landscape, rare species of plants, andherbs.Day-4 Bheem talai to Parvati BaghAltitude- 14000 feetHumidity- NormalTemp 2 -10 Degree
►After a complete rest start trek to Parvati Bagh along beautiful flower valleys, waterfalls.(5hrs walk)►Familiarization with the climate and the region (14000 feet)Day-5 Parvati Bagh to Shrikhand Mahadev to Parvati BaghAltitude-16900 feetHumidity-NormalTemp-2 to 10 degree►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 CAMPSDay-6 Paravti Bagh to Thachdu►Trek back to Thachdu- Bone fire & enjoy in the forest OVER NIGHT IN CAMPSDay-7 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-8 Damhar to Shimla
► Visit hatu peak in Narkanda(3500 Mtrs).► Back to Shimla(Droping)Day-9 Departure Day► After Taking breakfast with Anna Adventures & Tours outdoor team. Our outdoor team willdepart the troop at Shimla with memorable, unforgetable journey and with hopes to visitHimachal again and again . The facility of picking and dropping to nearest railway head/ airportor nearest city is also available on extra charges.