Bijli Mahadev trek is an easy trek to the Bijli Mahadev Temple. The temple is a 'Kash' style temple that has a “Shiva-Lingam”. Bijli Mahadev temple is situated is called Mathan and is surrounded by Parbati, Garsa, Bhunter and Kullu valleys, 14 KM from Kullu. A beautiful coniferous trail leads to this Shiva temple on top of a picturesque hill. There is a small village just down below the temple and the name of the village is also called Bijli Mahadev. This place got its name after the great miracle that occurs occasionally. The 'Shiva-Lingam' is struck by lightning and it breaks into pieces, then the priest of the temple collects all the pieces and joins them together with the help of butter acting as an adhesive. During ‘Shivaratri’ every year, great rush of devotees gather here to pay homage to Lord-Shiva.
The place is too scenic due to the location of the temple which is at the top most end of the Mathan hill and gives an amazing of the valleys and rivers below.
The Bijli Mahadev trek is an easy one day trek perfect for the beginners. The trek begins from village Chansari.
Day 01: Arrival at Kasol/ Katagla/ Somarupa: On the first day we reach Kasol/ Katagla /Somarupa, rest and have lunch at the hotel. After rest we embark on an easy and refreshing trek through the villages of Katagla, Chalal beside the turbulent but ever mesmerizing Parvati River. At Kasol we will experience the ‘Little Israel’ of India.
Day 02: Trek to Bijli Mahadev: The next day we head to the trek for Bijli Mahadev. We return to the hotel in the evening for some music, bonfire and dinner.
Day 03: Manikaran and back to Delhi: The next day we drive to Manikaran, where the guests can visit the Gurudwara and the temple complex as well as rejuvenate themselves in the natural hot water bath. After this the guests head back to Delhi.
COST PER PERSON: Rs. 2,999/- + 5% GST
Special economy trip of two days: Rs. 2499/- + 5% GST