Bhrigu Lake Trek
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Ideal for a quick getaway, this 3-day Bhrigu Lake trek has nothing but good things in store for you. It's a moderately challenging adventure in the Himalayas, perfect for newbies or participants with past experience looking for fun trek. You will traverse mixed forest of oak and pine and find commanding views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks and Hampta valley at every turn. Nature buffs will love the campsite set on the pristine banks of Bhrigu lake, with its calm environs and scenic vistas. The trek also offers a chance to visit the famous hot water springs in the Vashisht village.

    Destination

    Located at an elevation of 14000 feet near the beautiful town of Manali, hidden beyond pine and oak forests, lies the partially frozen lake of Bhrigu. The lake is named after Maharishi Bhrigu, who is said to have meditated here.

    You'll trek up a mountain trail that is covered in snow in the winter, and is green and scenic during the summer. From the top, you'll have views of the majestic peaks of Hanuman and Deo Tibba, along with the Pir Panjal and Seven Sister peaks, but also the lush Manali Valley below.

    Destination highlights

    • Climb to the soaring altitude of 14,100 feet
    • Vist the lake that never freezes
    • Learn about the legend and stories surrounding this mysterious lake
    • Walk through forests scented with pine Take a dip in the hot springs at Vashisht

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Participants must adhere to the instructions of the trip leader/guide at all times.

    Avoid consumption of alcoholic beverages on the Bhrigu lake trek.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 15 to 30 days before the Bhrigu Lake trek date: You will incur cancellation charges of one night.

    For cancellations made 0-15 days before the Bhrigu Lake trek: You will incur a cancellation charge equivalent to accommodation for the entire length of stay originally booked.

    No show: No refund.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Any additional costs due to weather/unforeseen situations will have to be borne by the traveller.

    Keep identity card/passport with yourself while travelling.

    Participants will have to sign an indemnity form before starting the Bhrigu Lake trek.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Manali
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    Drop off point
    Manali
    Mode of transport
    Cab
    Start point
    Chaudda Morh
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    End point
    Vashisht
    Time of departure
    07:00 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    19 hrs
    Total distance covered
    30 kms
    Start point elevation
    12500 feet
    Maximum elevation
    14100 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6726 feet
    Average per day distance
    10 kms
  • Day 1 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Manali to Rohli Kholi

    Begin your journey from Manali, from where you will be driven to Chaudda Morh, the 14th turn on the Rohtang Manali Highway. From here your trek to Rohli Kholi will begin. Famous for its skiing slopes in winter, this trail might have large accumulated chunks of snow, even in summer. You'll start in the shade of pine trees, and trek upwards to open grazing meadows with fabulous views of the Pir Panjal and Hanuman Tibba peaks in the background. Once in Rohli Kholi, set up your tent for the night.
    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short Trekking through an avenue of Oak trees!

    Day 2 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Trek to Bhrigu Lake and Pandu Ropa

    After an early breakfast begin your trek to the gorgeous Bhrigu Lake. Your trek begins gradually and gets steeper as you go over a ridge. Once you reach the lake, you'll have some time to explore it. Don't forget the camera, because there are breathtaking views of the Manali Valley, the Pir Panjal Ranges, the Seven Sister peaks and the Deo Tibba Mountain from here. You'll enjoy a packed lunch, and then head on to Pandu Ropa, where you set up camp for the night.
    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short Can you see those icy mountains in the background?

    Day 3 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Pandu Ropa to Manali via Vashisht

    Today being the last day of your trek, it will primarily be a downhill trail as you trek to Vashisht. Begin early with a heavy breakfast and make your way down. You'll arrive in Vashisht by early afternoon and will be able to see the famous hot springs. After this a vehicle will take you back to Manali. Trip ends here.
    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short Mesmerising views during the Bhrigu Lake trek.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Rohli Kholi
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    10 kms
    Trekking time
    5 hrs

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rohli Kholi
    End point
    Pandu Ropa
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    12 kms
    Trekking time
    8 hrs

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Pandu Ropa
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    8 kms
    Trekking time
    6 hrs
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation for two nights in alpine or dome tents (depending on group size)
    • Sleeping bags and mattress
    • Toilet tent
    • Kitchen tent
    • Transportation to and from trekking point
    • Trek guide, porters, cook and helpers
    • All meals starting from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 2
    • Forest permits / tourist permits / camping permits if required
    • Everyday use utensils including lunch boxes, plates, mugs etc
    • Medical kit
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Any transport (flights, trains, bus tickets, etc) to Manali
    • Insurance
    • Personal expenses like tips, extra snacks and beverages
    • Any meals in Manali or during transit
    • Any additional expenses due to natural causes
    • Anything not mentioned under the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Hiking shoes, with good grip and waterproof if possible
    • Thermals for the cold during night
    • Track pants or lowers - 2 pairs
    • Sweatshirts or full sleeve t-shirts - 2
    • 1 waterproof jacket
    • Warm gloves and socks - 2 pairs
    • Hat
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or watches
    • Restrictive clothes
    • Hard suitases or luggage that needs to be wheeled

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Trek guide
    • Tents
    • Sleeping bags
    • Utensils
    • Technical equipment needed for the hike, if any.
      You need to get
    • Backpack (35 to 40 litres)
    • Walking stick (optional)
    • Sunscreen
    • Insect repellent
    • Sunglasses
    • Toiletries
    • Tissue roll
    • Hand /face towels
    • Torch or headlamp (with battery)
    • Cap (woollen cap)
    • Water bottle
    • Munchies and power bars (always good for instant energy) (optional)
    • Female hygiene products

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Manali to Rohli Kholi

    Overnight in dome or alpine style tents.

    Spend your night in Rohli Kholi in a sharing dome or alpine style camp tent with amenities such as sleeping mattresses, utensils, tiffins, toilet tents and helpers at your convenience. Today’s package includes a delicious vegetarian lunch and dinner.

    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short Camping in the most scenic locations.

    Day 2 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Trek to Bhrigu Lake and Pandu Ropa

    Overnight in dome or alpine style tents.

    Spend your night in Pandu Ropa in a sharing dome or alpine style camp tent with amenities such as sleeping mattresses, utensils, tiffins, toilet tents and helpers at your convenience. Today’s package includes a delicious vegetarian breakfast, packed lunch and dinner.

    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short What your camp looks like at night.

    Day 3 of the Bhrigu Lake trek: Pandu Ropa to Manali via Vashisht

    Your trip ends before night fall.

    You'll eat a hearty breakfast and set off back down today. Today’s package includes a delicious vegetarian breakfast.

    /Bhrigu Lake Trek Himachal Pradesh Manali Trekking Adventure The Great Next Fun Activity Short Food scenes.

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