remained capital of the princely state o Chamba for over 400 years,
about 69 km from Chamba this fascinating little town surrounded by
high ranges was then known as Bharmpur, Its ancient temples endow
Bhramaur with an aura of a hallowed place. The abound ant alpine
pastures in the region are home to the nomadic Gadhi tribesmen.
Bharmaur centers around the Chaurasia a temple square which howes it
name to the 84 shrines build within its periphery's With varying
architectural ensigns these temples were built between the seventh and
tenth century., The towering shikara of Manimahesh temple dominates
the square and a lie size bull idol of Nandi in polished brass guards
the entrance., The Lakshna Devi temples sanctum sanctorum houses the
meter height guess idol cast in exquisite brass.
Manimahesh : an important place of pilgrimage is 34 km away. Beauty of
the solitary Manimahesh Kailash peak reflected in the quiet waters of
a turquoise mountain lake evokes a spontaneous prayer among pilgrims
who visit the spot annually. Singing devotional songs they wind their
way up an arduous track to bathe in the icy waters o Manimahesh Lake
and worship at the little lakeside temple.
Chhatrai : The Shakti Devi temple 40 km from Bhramaur is of great
Kugti : Not far from the Kugti Pass on the challenging trail to Lahaul
from Bhrampaur this happened to be the last inhabited village in the
picturesque valley. Overlooking deep conifer forests Kugti , has a
little forest rest house. The famous Keyong Wazir temple is just 2 km
Altitude: 2195 meters
In winter, the temperatures do get very low and heavy wool lends are
required. The summer temperatures can raise upto 30c and cotton
clothing is recommended.
Getting there Bharmaur , accessible by road is 69 Km from Chamba