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Shrikhand Kailash Trek Tour

18,500 / 

Tour Details

Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash 2023

Important information

Location: Jaun Village, Himachal Pradesh

Elevation: 18,570 feet

Srikhand Mahadev Yatra trek distance : 32 km.

Mountain range: Himalayas

Nearest Railway Station : Shimla Railway Station at a distance of nearly 178 kilometers from Jaun Village.

Nearest Airport: Shimla Airport at a distance of nearly 189 kilometers from Juan Village.

Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash Fixed Departure Dates 2023

July: 2, 9, 15, 16, 23

August: 5, 12, 13

September: 3, 10, 16

Facts about Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash

Distance from Chandigarh: 300 km, 10-12 Hours.

Altitude: 17,150 ft/5227 meters above sea level. 

Temperature:   0°C – 15°C

Level: Moderate to difficult.

Trek Distance:  35km one side.

Duration: 7 Days.

Trek Distance one side 35 km

By Road: Delhi to Shimla distance approx 342 km, Shimla to Jaun Village distance approx. 179 km and Jaun village is the starting point of the beginning of this yatra.

Srikhand Mahadev is one of the abodes of Lord Shiva and is considered a place of pilgrimage for Hindus. Shrikhand Mahadev is located in the Himachal Pradesh state of India. This place is an important place for the devotees of Lord Shiva. Its journey is called ‘Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash Yatra’. This journey is done every year in the month of Sawan. The trek of this journey is considered to be one of the most difficult treks of India. Situated on the hill, this Shivling is one of the largest Shivling of Lord Shiva with a height of about 75 feet. This Shivalinga is situated at a height of about 18,570 feet above sea level.


The Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash Yatra starts from the base village of Jaun in Himachal Pradesh, which is about a 32 km walk to the top of Shrikhand. The entire route of this journey is quite dangerous. This is why this journey is considered tougher than the Amarnath Yatra. Only devotees above 15 years of age can travel in this journey.


During the Shrikhand Mahadev Yatra, many religious places and Dev Sthan are visited. Statues of Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha and Swami Karthik are also established about 50 meters before the visit of Shrikhand Madhava. On the way, there are natural Shiva Caves, seven temples in Nirmand, nine goddesses including Mata Parvati in Javas, Parashurama Temple, Dakshineswar Mahadev, Hanuman Temple Arsu, Sinhagad, Jotkali, Dhankdwar, Bakasur Badh, Dhankdwar and Kunsha are religious places.


Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash Story

According to the legend, there was a demon named Bhasmasura. He received a boon from Lord Shiva by rigorous penance that anyone he laid his hands on would be consumed. Then he got sinned and thought about marrying Goddess Parvati and wanted to destroy them by placing his hands on Lord Shiva. Lord Vishnu, taking the form of Mohini, persuaded Bhasmasura to dance with him. While dancing, Bhasmasura laid his hands on his own head and he was consumed. For this reason, even today the soil and water here appear red.


Shrikhand Mahadev Kailash Yatra

The journey starts from Jaun, and after walking 3 km, reach Singhad, here is the first base camp, where food and other services are provided to the pilgrims. After that, there is a 12 km steep climb up to Thachuru, which is also known as Dandi-Dhar.


Thakuru is another base camp after Thakuru, where food and tents are provided. The journey starts with a 3 km climb to Kalighati, which is believed to be the abode of Goddess Kali. If the weather is clear, then Shrikhand Mahadev Shivling can be seen from this place. There is a 1 km downhill stretch from Kalighati towards Bhima Talai.


Departing from Bhima Talai, reach the Kunsa Valley, after another distance of 3 km from here, the next base camp is Bhim Dawar, where all general services are available. Just 2 km ahead is another base camp - Parvati Bagh, this garden is believed to have been planted by Mata Parvati. The garden has flowers like Brahma Kamal, also known as Saussurea obvallata.


It is believed that this is the place where the elephant head was placed on Lord Ganesha. 2 km from there, the next place is Nain Sarvor. After this, reaching the height of about 3 km, through rocky areas, reach Shrikhand Mahadev.

 hen after fulfilling Bhasmasur's wish, Lord Shiva got into trouble, then Lord Shiva sat in Samadhi in 50 Feet Stone Shivling at 16 thousand 900 feet above sea level. Lord Vishnu burned Bhasmasur by taking the form of a dancing woman, But to break the Samadhi of Lord Shiva, Maa Parvati filled Nainsar Lake with her tears, When She did his long Akhand Upasana, Lord Shiva came out after breaking 50 feet stone Shivling from then onwards this Parvat is known as Shri Khand Kailash.

Lord Shiva the global caricature master has his abode in, Shrikhand peak . Shrikhand Mahadev is a pilgrimage place for Hindus. Shrikhand Mahadev is considered to be the abode of Lord Shiva. Its peak is 5155 meters high from the main sea level. So it is a place of great attraction for religious people as well as for climbers and trekkers. It is part of the Great Himalaya National Park (Kullu-Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India) where the forests and the high-altitude meadows are protected and can display their aesthetic beauty. Shrikhand Mahadev's peak resembles the Shivaling. Numerous Lord Shiva devotees undertake the difficult trek to the mountain during the main pilgrimage season (July – August). At the top of the mountain, there is a small shrine of Lord Shiva.
On the way to Shrikhand Mahadev peak, a few glaciers also have to be crossed before reaching the majestic peak of Shrikhand. But the difficult trek is not keeping Lord Shiva devotees away. Shrikhand peak is getting more and more visitors. It is usually undertaken to coincide with the Ashada Poornima (full moon day in June or July) as per the Hindu Vikram calendar. It continues till the Purnima of Ashwani month (full moon day of September or October). It is believed that Lord Shiva meditated here. It is also believed that the Pandavas used to visit the peak.
This pilgrimage is surely not for the weak because at times a trekker needs all the skills of an expert mountaineer. The initial phase of the journey passes through beautiful mist-laden forests filled with beautiful flowers and huge trees. Then the journey enters the difficult Himalayan terrain and it takes around seven to eight days and depends on the devotee’s stamina and climate conditions. This trek needs a little experience trekking.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Chandigarh to Jaon via Shimla, Rampur (Drive) stay at Jaon. Pick Up: 5am, Chandigarh Railway Station.

Day 2: Jaon to Thachdu (Trek - 12 km).

Day 3: Thachdu to Bheemdwar via Kali Ghati (Trek -10 km).

Day 4: Bheemdwar to Shrikhand Mahadeva and return after Darshan. ( Trek-12 km).

Day 5: Bheemdwar to Thachdu via Kali Ghati (Trek-7km).

Day 6: Thachdu to Jaon (Trek - 12km).

Day 7: Jaon to Chandigarh and then back to your home destinations (Drive). Services ends here. Will reach Chandigarh by 11pm.



- Neat & Clean Accomodation on shared basis (2 at Home Stay/Hotel, 4 at Camps).
- Land Transfer as per itinerary only Sedan/Innova/ Tempo Traveller or similar (Chandigarh to Jaon & return to Chandigarh).
- Stay on Shared Basis.
- Veg Meals (starting from Day 1 Dinner to Day 7 Breakfast). Jain food also available please ask while bookings.
- Services of Mountaineering course Certified & Expert Trek Leader, Local Guide, Support Staff (Cook, Helper, Porter, & Mules).
- All Camping and Forest Permits.
- Group captain throughout the tour.
- Basic First Aid Medical Kit.
- Camping Equipment (Tent, Sleeping Bag, Mat, Kitchen Tent, Utensils).
- Shrikhand Yatra Fees.
& Fullpower Fun


- 5% GST
- Any services not mentioned in the inclusions.
- any insurance, emergency evacuation charges, rescue charges, hospitalization, any meals, snacks during land transfer.
- any off-loading/porterage of personal luggage or personal Porter.

Note: Every Trekker has to carry his own backpack. If someone requires off-loading. Please ask while bookings. Off-loading charges extra, ₹1000 per bag per day upto 7kg.

- Personal Porter also available on extra cost.  Porter charges ₹1850 per day including his stay & food (if in advance).

Things to Carry

1. Wind & Waterproof Jacket-1.
2. Pullover/Sweatshirt-2, Full Sleeve T-Shirt - 2  (Lightweight), T-shirt - 2, Nights wear set.
3. Thermal - 1 (Top & Lower).
4. Woolen Cap-1, Neck-Warmer-1, Waterproof Gloves-1, Trekking Socks-5, Woolen Socks-2.
5. Poncho/Rain suit - 1 (Mandatory)
6. Waterproof Trekking Shoes with good grip - 1, Crox-1.
7. Cold Cream, Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm/ Lip Guard.
8. Personal Medicines, Inhalers (if any suffer from asthma).
9. Water Bottle – 2 (Mandatory).
10. Head Lamp or Torch with a fresh pair of Batteries (Mandatory).
11. Power Bank to charge Mobile and Digi Camera.
12. Personal Toilet Kit and Toilet Paper.
13. Sun Cap/Hat-1, Early-Dry Towel-1.
14. Sunglasses  (Mandatory).
15. Trekking Pant-2 (Mandatory), Lightweight Lower - 1.
16. Digi Camera with charged Batteries (to capture memories).
17. Trekking Pole-1 (Mandatory).
18. Backpack (Min 55 Ltrs) with rain cover.
19. Daypack (min 15 Ltrs) with rain cover to carry your daily needs and digi camera.
20. Dry Ration (Dry Fruits, Chocolates, Candy).
21. Mandatory Documents: Please carry the Original & Photocopy of Govt. Photo Identity Card (any of Driving License, Adhar Card, Passport), Medical Certificate from any Registered Practitioner (MBBS) and most important the Adventure Spirit.


Cost of the Tour: 18,500 Per Person


Payment Gateway Link: Payment Gateway Online card payments


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Swastika Ganguly


Thank you for the kind words my friend.  I think the honor of toughest trekker award goes to Swastika who is by far the toughest among us.  Absolutely inspiring!!!!!  I truly have love for you all and have been forever changed for the good.  
You all always have a friend with me.  ❤️

Yours faithfully
Swastika Ganguly


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