The Bhrigu Lake is nestled within the Western Himalayas, there are many beautiful places and routes, but none are quite like Bhrigu Lake Trek. This lake trek is an alpine lake situated at the height of 14,000 ft. from Manali, Himachal Pradesh. Bhrigu Lake trek is rightly considered to be one of the best treks in India and amongst the best Himachal has to offer.
Trekking in the Himalayas brings you closer to nature so you can experience moments of peace - not so readily found in cities and towns. The lake is named after the great sage Maharishi Bhrigu, who once meditated there, Bhrigu Lake was a place of sanctity for him. Just imagine achieving this thought to be an invincible Himalayan trek with our 3-day trek that will put you in touch with the landscape and experiences that Maharishi Bhrigu valued so highly.
Among many things that Himalayan climbers love the most about the Bhrigu Lake trek is that it's covered in snow in the month of June, making the trek a fantastic Himalayan expedition!
From Manali, it's a drive of around 20kms to Gulaba, a beautiful village on the route to Rohtang Pass, from where the trek to Raola Kholi or Roli Khuli starts. From Raoli to Bhrigu, the distance is 7 kms.
At around 11,000 ft. above the tree line, you will start seeing the alpine meadows. The grazing lambs look up when you come out above the treeline, virtually as if to welcome you. The pastures on Bhrigu lake trek stretch far and also wide-- practically like a never-ending rug. The meadows alter the structure, color and form but stay with you all along the trek-- ideal up until Bhrigu lake.
The grasslands convert into vast snowfields and the Bhrigu Lake transforms itself into a magnificent frozen lake. The steep path of the Bhrigu Lake trek undergoes virgin woodlands and also lush green fields that open right into the stunning basecamp site of Rola Kholi.
Not only this, but you'll also identify wildflowers almost everywhere. On your means, lay your eyes on Ladakhi, Hanuman Tibba and also Shitidhar while going through the meadows. Bhrigu lake is an oval-shaped divine lake and is believed to change colours with seasons - you'll spot heights of Indrasen and Deo Tibba. Even though it is a brief expedition, it climbs up to the thrilling elevation of 14,000 ft. so you experience the adrenaline rush as you trek higher. With its easy access from Manali, Bhrigu Lake trek is a fantastic trek to do for newbies or families aiming to explore the wild.
Whether you are trekking in India to see great sights of natural beauty, reconnect with the quieter spiritual side of life, or a combination of both, our Bhrigu Lake Trek can provide you precisely what you are looking for.
With Adventure La, this trek will become a starting point of your many more achievements as a climber. It's not a very expensive tour and a complete package including food, proper guides will also be provided throughout the trek along with the camps and tents. The trek costs also include the necessary permits and fees.
● Starting in the morning, much of the first day’s trek is spent amongst the trees and meadows of Manali
● As we approach Rohla Kholi towards the end of the day peaks like Hanuman Tibba and the Seven Sisters are visible.
● The evening rolls over our campsite, and as the sun declines the stars, in all their wonder, begin to appear.
● Himalayan treks are not just about walking up somewhere but also traversing different altitudes. Taking in the stunning views of Panduropa and the Kullu Valley the first section of today’s trek is a descent before beginning the ascent towards the lake.
● As the day progresses and we pass Bhrigu Lak, the terrain changes from verdant nature to rockier terrain.
● The final section of the day returns us to the meadow scenes of the morning as we reach Panduropa and establish a camp for the night. After an evening meal, you can watch The Sun’s influence diminish as the stars begin to assert themselves.
● The day starts with the trickiest section of the whole trek as we take a steep descent towards Vashisht.
● On the way, we’ll pass more forests and meadows as you’ve come to expect on this trek as well as meet locals such as shepherds and farmers. There’s even an opportunity to bathe in the hot springs of the Vashisht temple before eventually reaching our destination.
- Transportation to Gulaba from Manali and from Vashisht to Manali on day 1 and day 3 respectively.
- State of the art T2 / T3 / T4 camping tents, sleeping bags with liners and camping mattress at the campsite.
- Evening tea / coffee, breakfast on day 2 and day 3, lunch on day 1 and day 2 and dinner on day 1 and day 2. All meals will be vegetarian.
- Reliable, licensed, experienced and adept English-speaking guide with a great knowledge of the area and the terrain.
- Shared dry toilet tent.
- Kitchen tent and kitchen equipment.
- First aid kit.
- Any Personal Expenses / Mineral Water / Tips / Beverages / Meals that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
- 5% GST.
- Porters, ponies, transport, any activities, permits, services, accommodation or transfers other than what is mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies and acts of God and anything that is not mentioned in the above list of inclusions.
T-shirts (dry-fit preferred), Thermal inners, Fleece/ Windproof Jacket, Poncho, Down Feather Jacket, Woolen Cap, Sun Hat, Sunglasses, Flip Flops, Cotton Socks, Woolen Socks, Gloves, Trekking Shoes, Quick Drying Towel.
Reusable water bottle, Backpack (30-40 ltrs), Walking Stick (if required), Torch or Head Torch, Sunscreen, Hand Sanitizer, Moisturiser, Personal Medication, Toothbrush/paste, Mouthwash, Lip Balm, Batteries, Power Banks, Toilet Paper, Degradable Wet Wipes, Energy Bars, Chocolate, Dried Fruit, ORS.
- Climate or weather-based conditions in the higher reaches differ from the plains; take adequate time to get accustomed to high altitudes.
- Pay attention to the instructor or trainer to enjoy a sound as well as secure trekking experience.
- Do not consume alcohol or any other narcotics/intoxicants throughout the expedition.
- The management has all the right to change the expedition, if any type of emergencies or all-natural tragedies may occur.
- Before undertaking this trek, consult your medical professional or any doctor.
- If needed by you, carry essential medicines and before starting the trekking expedition, consult a doctor or a medical practitioner
- The expedition takes place through the environment-friendly zone; do not indulge in littering on the trail or camping sites.
There are appropriate dishes with subsequent dietary values prepared for the individuals coming in for the trek. From dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on the last day, all dishes will certainly be provided. This would definitely include nutritional vegetarian meals, with the addition of tea and also coffee during breaks.
Yes, it is always a good idea. We carry standard emergency treatment medications. Likewise, our team is certified in first aid which assists in emergency scenarios.
With the impressive and best in class packages offered by Adventure La, the Bhrigu Lake trek costs you around INR 4990 each. This is the most effective cost one can get for Bhrigu Lake trek than anywhere else.
The trek to Bhrigu Lake includes a range of around 25 kilometres to be concealed.
We will cover anywhere in between 8-15kms a day, this is excluding the day left for taking in the local tour, taking a short trek nearby Manali and also various other tasks.
This trek starts from Gulaba town which is just an hour's drive from Manali-Rohtang pass. This trek to Bhrigu Lake passes from the finest surroundings of nature.
We always serve vegetarian food throughout the trek with a choice of eggs sometimes, based on the trek menu. However, on certain trails and personal groups, we can add non-vegetarian alternatives on a customized basis. We try our finest to supply only organic food with no plastic packaging.
For ladies, travelling is extremely risk-free. It will ensure that they're risk-free during the whole expedition. If there is just one girl in the journey, subsequently she will surely be given a single tent to sleep alone. If there are more ladies, then they can sleep under one tent. Always ensure that you are never ever left by yourself. Recognize your speed and also be with the group.
Yes, Bhrigu Lake trek is a doable one for beginners. It makes a great deal of sense to invest some time before coming on a hiking vacation getting some extra workout.
This trek is relatively easy. It makes a whole lot of sense to spend some time exercising, like 3 sets of push-ups doing 10-15 reps each, 3 sets of squats doing 10-15 reps each. You can include 3 sets of burpees with 10-15 reps each otherwise, you can go for runs if you are comfortable.
Bhrigu Lake trek is a simple expedition for first-timers. It is a good idea to prepare well and also indulge in some good workouts prior to coming for your trek to make this Himalayan climbing experience enjoyable as well as easy. You may take delight in straightforward activities like running or bending and so on, to meet the fitness level that this trek requires. You can take up this trek at any time of the year between June and October end. Do not fail to remember to carry a few medications ready for typical conditions like diarrhoea or vomiting. Before you set off for the trek, make sure you are wearing the trekking footwear, as it will help you to trek with more ease and convenience. Bring other essential products like wind-cheater, thermal wear, snow and also typical gloves, sunscreen lotion, rucksack, a medication package, raincoat, lantern and batteries in addition throughout the expedition.
Gulaba town lies east to the Manali-Rohtang pass which can be gotten to easily by means of cab or bus. On a standard, you will certainly need to trek around 5 hours every day throughout the whole trek.
The elevation of Bhrigu Lake is 14,000 ft. (4300 meters). It is seated in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh in India. The nearby village from which Bhrigu Lake trek starts is Gulaba village that is located 6 kilometres far from it.
The temperature of this location throughout summers floats around 20-25C in the daytime and is up to 5-7degree C during the night. In winters, the temperature level gets lower with 10-15 degree C around daytime and nearly 0 to -7 degree C at night. Practically half a year the lake stays frozen, and vacationers can appreciate the sight of snow even during the early summer season time.
Baggage carriers are available at the Bhrigu Lake trek. Nevertheless, it is recommended to not carry heavy luggage together with you as you may face trouble while trekking at high elevation. You may carry the bare needs which will aid you during your trek along with making your walk enjoyable.
Bhrigu Lake Trek is an easy to moderate expedition, helpful for initial timers as well.
Consuming alcohol throughout any trek to the high altitudes will be truly dangerous to your body. Alcohol will make you dehydrate quickly considering that it makes the pores in the body open as well as take the cold within. We will advise you to avoid alcohol consumption during the Bhrigu Lake trek to stay intact till the trek ends. Mainly all the trekking organisations prohibit the consumption of alcohol during trekking or other adventure expeditions.
Woolen cap, Wind-cheater, Socks( 4 sets), Thermal wear( 1-2 sets), Hiking footwear, Snow gloves/normal handwear covers, Sunlight glasses/goggles, Lunch box, water container, Sun-block lotion. Personal medication, Raincoat, Torch as well as batteries, Rucksack bag, Glucon D as well as Mycoderm powder.
You should bring high-ankle trekking footwear. Different footwears are appropriate for different types of treks, depending on the weather as well as road problems. For this specific trek, footwear with thick sole are recommended.
There will certainly be separate bathroom camping tents prepared at each camping site for women as well as guys. Depending upon the dimension of the team, the variety of commodes varies. Bathroom outdoors tents will certainly have a deep pit, pile of dirt and also a shovel to cover it up. Area freshener will additionally be supplied.
Beginning from Mid May, till the month of September, trekking to Bhrigu Lake is definitely allowed and travelers can intend accordingly. The suitable time is before the month of June as well as after August considering that this is the monsoon time and also there continues to be the possibility of landslides in the area.
Bhrigu Lake trek is a very easy-moderate one and yet it needs far better cardiovascular endurance. For making your lungs function appropriately throughout the expedition and get oxygen intake smooth, then you need to adhere to some exercises that will certainly assist your cardiovascular systems to work correctly. Begin with jogging every day and also day-to-day boost the distance as well as speed. Easy exercises like squats, skipping, swimming will surely be excellent for your muscle mass and versatility. Extending workouts can also serve while perfecting your body to do this trek.
The total travelling range is 26 kilometres from start to end. From Manali, you will be taken to Rumsu Base Camp from where the trek begins. On a standard basis, you will be required to hike around 5 hours on a daily basis throughout the trek.
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How to reach Bhrigu Lake ?
By Road : You can take an overnight bus from adjoining cities like Delhi or Chandigarh to Manali.
By Air : Bhuntar is the only airport, situated in Kullu valley and is approx. 50 kms from Manali. After reaching Bhuntar, you can hire a taxi/sharing vehicle to reach Manali. You can book flights from Delhi/ Chandigarh to Kullu.
Can we do this trek along with our children?
It is not recommended unless your children are above 8 years and with strong will.
Does this tour package also include any kind of activities?
The tour includes trekking/camping and bonfires (if the admin allows).
What is the temperature range during the summer months?
In the summers, the temperature ranges between 20-25 degrees in the daytime and falls to 5 -7 degrees at night.
What is the temperature range during winter months?
In December, the temperature during the daytime is around 10 degrees to 15 degrees and at night it gets even lower. It can even drop to 0 degrees to minus at night. Almost half a year the lake remains frozen.
What all is not included in the tour?
Any kind of insurance, offloading of personal bags.
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