Bhrigu Lake Trek

This trek is through the high-altitude alpine meadows and woody trails tucked away in the mountains of Kullu Valley.

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  • Starting from 5600

Overview

The Bhrigu lake trek is a popular trek in Himachal Pradesh which lies in the heart of Kullu Valley. The maximum altitude during this trek is 4267 metres/14000 feet. This trek is through the high-altitude alpine meadows and woody trails tucked away in the mountains of Kullu Valley. The view around the Bhrigu lake is charming and spectacular with the lake changing colors all through the day. The Bhrigu lake has a mythical significance attached to it. As per legend, the great Bhrigu Maharishi had meditated at this lake, many hundred years ago, the lake is located about 6km from the picturesque Gulaba. The weather in summers varies from 20 – 25 degrees during day time and 5 – 7 degrees at night. During winter, the temperatures are 10- 15 degrees at daytime and -7 degrees at night. The trek not only offers superlative views of the Himalayan ranges, trekking up the highest Himalayan lush green meadows and rolling mountain slopes, but the route takes us through colorful villages, welcoming warm people and their quaint lifestyle. The Bhrigu lake trek is rated as ‘Easy’ and is suitable for beginners.

Included

  • Accommodation costs for triple sharing stay in camps cost of sleeping bags,
    with roll on mattresses and the pantry/kitchen and toilet facilities.
  • Qualified and experienced guides and support staff.
  • First-aid treatment/facilities.
  • The cost of meals provided all through the trek.
  • All costs of helpers, porters, and the mule costs used for transporting equipment
    all through the trek.
  • Any of the permit charges, forest entry fee and camping charges.
  • Transport from Manali and back.

Excluded

  • The trek cost does not include any train fare or air fare charges
  • Any other cost of other equipment other than those that are listed above in the
    inclusions should be entirely borne by the trekkers.
  • Cost of porters / Mules for personal baggage.

Itinerary

Day 1: Manali (2000m) -  Gulaba (4000m) – Rola Kholi (3830m):  Two hours’ Drive To Gulaba Village and trek 3 -4 Hours Covering 7km:

  The trek begins in Manali with a drive to Gulaba village, about 22km from Manali. The first destination from Gulaba village is the Gulaba campsite, which is about 3km from the village and takes a trek of one hour to reach. The trek goes through a dense woody trail. Further, after a steady and steep climb of 20 minutes through rivulets, the team reach the vast, green meadows. This place offers astounding views of the Hanuman Tibba and other mountain ranges. We trek from Gulaba camp to Rola Kholi passing through the Kolang nallah. This place presents great views of Solang, Manali, and the seven sister peaks. The camp site here is surrounded by mountains all around, shielding the place from blustery winds. The team camps overnight at this place.

Day 2: Rola Kohli – Via Bhrigu Lake(4267m) – Pandu Ropa (3596m): The 14km Trek Takes about  7 -8 Hours

The trek to Bhrigu lake from Rola Kohli is a steep ascent. The sight of this magnificent lake even from a distance is captivating. The lake remains frozen for the most part of the year barring the summer months. The crystals of water glistening through the golden rays of the Sun, offer colorful hues during different times of the day. Alpine blossoms amidst the grassy green pastures are a sight to behold. After a stop at the Bhrigu lake, the trek makes a steady descent to Pandu Ropa. The trek is through green rice fields and beautiful meadows. The team camps out at Pandu Ropa where there will be bonfire and dinner

Day 3: Pandu Ropa – Vashishth(2103m):  The 8km Trek Takes 4hours + Drive to Manali.

Today, we trek to Vashishth from Pandu Ropa, which is one amidst awesome views. Vashishth is a place engulfed with hot water springs. The temple shrines of Lord Rama and Vashishth Maharishi are popular here. The team reaches Vashishth where we officially end the trek and proceed on their return journey to Manali.

Things to Carry

Trek Essentials

  • Backpack 50 - 60 ltr
  • Head Torch with Extra Batteries
  • Trekking Pole
  • Sunglasses
  • First Aid Kit
  • Water Bottle

Clothing

  • Sun Cap
  • Poncho/Raincoat
  • Trek Pants (2 Pairs)
  • Fleece and Woolen gloves
  • Balaclava and Woolen Caps
  • Thermals ( 2 Pairs)
  • Waterproof Trekking Shoes
  • Cotton/Woolen Socks(3 Pairs)
  • Warm Hollow Fit Jacket
  • 1 Pair of slippers

Accessories

  • Water Bottle
  • Day Pack 20 ltr
  • Sunscreen
  • Toiletries
  • Quick Dry Towel

Term & Condition

This trek is to be confirmed at least 10 days prior to trek date depending upon the availability. Making arrangements for trekking is tedious and it demands lot of efforts, so a little co-operation from your side is appreciated. The expenses occurring from the change in schedule due to natural disaster, weather conditions or personal health issues are to be borne by the participants only. The Go Camping will not be responsible for weather as well as health issues however a medical certificate and a personal observation by the guide will be provided.
In case a participant is not willing to complete the trek, no refund shall be provided and cost of evacuation shall be borne by the participant (required if any).
The Campsites as per the itinerary are subjected to change as per the weather conditions or resource availability and no prior intimation shall be announced to participants.
In case of bad weather, uncontrolled snowfall at Manali winter trek, passing the cross will not be possible and trekkers will be coming back and the number of the tour days remains the same
We ensure you to have a memorable time with us!

Cancellation Policy

Planning is done well in advance. To make your trip hassle-free & smooth arrangements are made in prior.
Cancellation policy is as follows:

A 25 % booking amount is required to book the slot on a non-refundable basis.Full payment to be done prior to 7 days of the start date.

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