Trek To Shrikhand Mahadev
Shrikhand Mahadev is one of the toughest pilgrimage sites in India. There are two things which make this site a popular one, Lord Shiva and the challenging and thrilling trek to its peak.
The Shrikhand Mahadev peak is situated at an altitude of 18,500 feet above the sea level and offers breathtaking views of valleys and other peaks. This holy destination is situated in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.
1st Day: Shimla to Jaon Gaon to Singarh – 3 km trek
2nd Day: Singarh to Thachru – 12 km trek
3rd Day: Thachru to Bhim Dwar – 10 km
4th Day: Bhimdwar to Shrikhand Top and back to Bhimdwar 7 + 7 = 14 km trek
5th Day: Bhimdwar to Kaali Ghati – 10 km trek
6th Day: Kaali Ghaati to Singarh – 15 km
7th Day: Singarh to Jaon village and back to Shimla – 3 km trek
Itinerary (Shimla to Shimla)
1st Day : Shimla to Jaon Gaon to Singarh – 3 km trek
The holy trek starts from a small village, Jaon which is 170 km from Shimla. The trek from Jaon to Singarh is easy and 3 km in distance. The initial trail passes through dense vegetation.
It takes around 3 hours to reach the base camp of this trek, Singarh. Dinner and overnight stay at Singarh.
2nd Day : Singarh to Thachru – 12 km trek
This would be your first day uphill trek. The trail passes through dense forest of deodar, water streams, green bushes, etc. Your first milestone would be Barathi Nalah situated at 7200 feet. After this point, there comes a vertical 6 km climb till Thachru.
The campsite Thachru is situated at an elevation of 11,300 feet. Dinner and overnight stay at Thachru.
3rd Day : Thachru to Bhim Dwar – 10 km
Wake up and start you trek towards Bhim Dwar. Firstly, the trail takes you to Kali Top and then you reach a meadow called Parvati Bagh. The terrain is continuous uphill and steep. While enroute Bhim Dwar, you will come across rare species of Himalayan Flowers.
The view is mesmerizing from the trek. Dinner and overnight stay at Bhim Dwar.
4th Day : Bhimdwar to Shrikhand Top and back to Bhimdwar 7 + 7 = 14 km trek
The trek to Shrikhand top starts early morning. While trekking to Shrikhand top, you will be crossing glaciers, moraine, boulders, small tunnels and seven small peaks. As you reach the top, you will get an amazing view from the top.
It seems that you stand above the clouds. After reaching the top, spend some time there and start descending towards Bhimdwar. Dinner and overnight stay at Bhimdwar
5th Day : Bhimdwar to Kaali Ghati – 10 km trek
The descending is not easy and it needs effort as well as alertness. The route is full of small loose stones. Descend at a slow speed by maintaining your pace. Reach Kaali ghati in the evening.
Dinner and overnight stay at Kaali Ghati.
6th Day : Kaali Ghaati to Singarh – 15 km
Retrace the same path and trek down to Singarh.
Dinner and overnight stay at Singarh.
7th Day : Singarh to Jaon village and back to Shimla – 3 km trek
This would the end day of the trek. First trek to Jaon village and further drive to Shimla. Trip Ends.
Accommodation at Camps
Meals during Trek
Transport from Delhi to Shimla and return
Any expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
Insurance, Items of personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc
Any additional expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like cancellation / roadblocks / landslides / strike or any other natural causes out of human control or any emergency evacuation expenses.
Any Kind of Expense for Loss / Misplaced / Theft of personal belongings.
No cancellations will be taken over call or whatsapp msg. Please reply to the email of payment receipt that you have received at the time of booking.
Free Cancellation upto 60 days before the departure date
59 Days to 45 days of Departure date. 10% of total Trip cost. (Booking amount is non-refundable)
44 Days to 30 Days of Departure date. 25% of the total trip cost
29 Days to 15 Days of Departure date. 50% of the total trip cost.
15 Days to 8 Days of Departure date. 75% of the total trip cost.
7 Days to Trip Departure date. 100% of the total trip cost.
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Incase of government orders, harsh weather conditions , protests , landslides or any other unforseen circumstances , we work out the best possible alternate plans or trips/treks. At times even even certain activities are cancelled , the organization provides the best alternate but no refunds are provided.
If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), JustWravel will issue a trek voucher for the full amount and if possible will provide an alternate trek. The voucher can be redeemed upto same amount for the same trek or another trek in the next 365 days from the trek departure date.
If a trek or trip cannot be completed due to natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.). No refund would be provided.
Any extra expense coming due to any natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh etc.), Will be beared by customer. Company will not be liable.
Cancellations policy will differ during the peak season and popular places.
Things To Pack
Down Jacket (Main jacket)
Tshirt or Fleece
Extra pair of Socks
Trekking/ Hiking Shoes (Forclaz 100 and above or Arpenaz 100. Checkout in Decathlon stores)
Rucksack (At least 40L)
Mufflers/ Neck Warmer
Extra pair of Clothes
First Aid Kit
*Add extra thermal layers and sweater during the winter season
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