Rises from lake Mansarovar in Tibet near the southern slopes
of the Kailash range, It enters Himachal Pradesh
at Shipki, 6,608m and flows through Kinaour,
Shimla , Kullu ,
and Bilaspur district and enters the
plains at Bhakra.
Here, one of the world's largest masonary dams blocks the river, creating the immense Govind Sagar Lake. It covers about 320-kms in Himachal Pradesh.