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Yulla Kanda Trek - Manimahesh & Shiva Temple Tour

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Tour Details

Duration: 08 Nights / 09 Days 


Destination: Shimla - Kinnaur - Yulla Kanda  - Solan - Chamba - Dhancho - Manimahesh - Hadsar - Bharmour 

Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Shimla -Kinnaur - Yulla Kanda (200km)


Start early morning from Shimla and drive down first to Tapri in Kinnaur and then to Yulla Kanda. From Shimla to Yulla Khas is a little over 200 km and takes about seven hours to reach. From the village trek to a small meadow, about 3km further, which is going to be your base camp. Stay here overnight. Get briefed about the location, and the ranges visible. Enjoy a bonfire and dinner with fellow trekkers.


Day 02: 8 km Trek   


Yulla Kanda trekking offers an enchanting view of Kinnaur mountains. Besides, it is also home to an ancient Lord Krishna Temple located inside the lake. It is believed that the Pandavas made this holy lake during their exile in the Himalayas, and it is the highest Krishna temple in the world. Yulla Kanda trekking starts from Yulla Khas, a small village located on the slope of hills. 


Wake up early and commence the trek towards Yulla Kanda lake (8-9km) after breakfast. Witness the dense forests and passes on the way to the lake. Once there, get to know about the lake's history, eat your lunch and then head back towards the meadow. Spend the night stargazing, and telling stories around the bonfire.                     


** Split the trek then add 1 more day to the itinerary Supplement cost of INR6500 pp approximately for the Guide, Vehicle, Tent, Food etc .


Day 03: Yulla Kanda to Shimla


Start your descent towards Yulla Khas early in the morning and drive back to Shimla from there Dinner in Shimla Overnight stay in Shimla


Day 04: Shimla to Solan (Jatoli Shiv mandir) - Chamba


Jatoli gets its name from the long Jata (hair) that Lord Shiva has. Considered as Asia's highest Shiv temple, this shrine is indeed an architectural marvel. Jatoli Shiv Temple is one of the famous holy destinations of Solan which attract a large number of pilgrims and is only 6 Kms from the city.


Multiple fables and stories are associated with the history of Jatoli Shiv Temple. It is one of the oldest temples of Lord Shiv where an ancient linga is the also placed since a long time. It is believed that the temple was once the resting place of Lord Shiva.


The temple is made in typical Southern-Dravidian style architecture and is made of three consecutive pyramids. On the first pyramid, one can see the image of Lord Ganesha while on second pyramid there is a sculpture of Shesh Naag. Jatoli Shiv Temple holds the tag of being the highest temple in Asia; it took 39 years to complete the construction of the temple.


On the northeast corner of the temple, there is a water tank called 'Jal Kund' which is considered as pious as the holy river Ganga. The water of this tank is said to have some medicinal qualities that can treat skin diseases. There is a cave inside the temple where Swami Krishnananda Paramhans Ji resided. This ancient temple is famous for its annual fair, which is conducted during the festival of Mahashivratri. A number of devotees gather in the temple to offer prayers.


Shimla to Visit Solan 139 ft High Jatoli Shiv Mandir Start early morning from Shimla and drive down first to From Shimla little over 50 km And Drive To Chamab 424 Km 


A Long Drive Full Day 


Day 05: Chamba Bharmour


Early morning after breakfast check out in hotel and sightseeing Chamba near temples and Drive to Chamba To Bharmour 62 Km 02:30  hours Bharmour check in at guest house after lunch free time for Acclaimitization and stay guest house overnight


** Note : It is advicable to book Pony from the beginning of the tour to Manimahesh and back for 2 reasons we cannot predict the weather for heli service and unless you stay on the foothill of Manimahesh you cannot enjoy midnight spritual aura of Mani and Stars (star gazing)


Day 06: Bharmour - Bharmani - Bharmour and same day Bharmour - Dhancho (14 by Taxi & 6Km Trek) 


Day 07: Dhancho - Manimahesh Lake (7 Kms Trek) 


Day 08;  Manimahesh - Hadsar - Bharmour 


Day 09: Departure from Bharmour To Chandigarh 390 km 10 hrs  And tour End 




- 01 Night stay at hotel Chamba 


- 02 Nights stay at homestay or standard hotel in Bharmour


- Helicopter Tickets/ Mule (optional for Manimahesh) and Horse truck hauled by mule or own. 


- The track is not proper yet. 


- All this will be according to the condition.


- 02 Night stay at camping during trek (please note; 


- camping stay is very basic But neat & clean).


- Meals included (all Three meals included starting from 


- Dinner from day 01 to breakfast of day 09)


- One local English speaking guide will accompanying the 


- group throughout trek


- Our guide will be carrying first aid kit with him 


- En Sightseeing 


Char Devi Shakti Peeth

Jwala Ji Chintpurni bangalamukhi brijeshwari Chamunda Devi

Khajjiar : Khajjinag and Shiv Temple

Chamba : Lakshmi Narayan temple Chamunda Devi temple

Bharmour : 84 Temple specially Dharmraj  Temple


Extra Hiking Option 


Kugti vallge:Wildlife sanctuary Karthik Swami temple

 By Taxi 10 Km Full Day Night Extra 

Kamal Kund: Manimahesh lake To Kamal kund Totel 8 Km form Manimahesh Lake Full Day Night  Extra


Cost: On Request


Payment Gateway Link: Payment Gateway Online card payments




Account Title : NTP Tourism Affairs Ltd.

Bank : HDFC Bank

Bank A/C : 12202560000897

Branch : Opposite Super Bazar Connaught Circus New Delhi -110001 (India)

NEFT Code : HDFC0001220





Account Title : NTP Tourism Affairs Ltd.
Bank : ICICI Bank
Bank A/C : 000705004621
Branch : Shop No- 7C Plot No- GH04B, Prateek Stylome, Sector- 45 Gautam Budh Nagar, Noida- 201335, India
IFSC Code : ICIC0007780




Vivek Kumar

Couple Group

it was a very short planned trip in the peak season , our entire trip to Manimahesh gone well..This was our first travel towards the Himalayas. Thank you so much Manish ji guide for providing the good itenary. and big thanks to Pooja ji for the entire travel.

Yours faithfully
Vivek Kumar


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