The legend is that great sage Rishi Bhrigu used to mediate near the lake and hence its been rendered sacred. The locals believe that’s the reason the water never freezes even in winters.
Bhrigu Lake trek offers everything what a beginner or experience hiker looks for as the trail goes through virgin forests and lush green meadows and offer breath-taking birds eye view of the surrounding valleys of Kullu, Solang and Rohtang. The nature here is bountiful with her gift of wildlife. There is a neatly carved wooden temple, hot springs, surrounding waterfalls, and choice of cuisines available making it a favorite destination for hikers.
🔰 Level: Moderate
🔰 Best for: Beginners & Experienced trekkers
🔰 Best time to go: June, July, Aug, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb
Day 1: Manali – Gulaba – 14 Mod (3250m)
The participants arrive in Manali, after that we drive 23 kms up to the Manali – Rohtang highway to the meadows of Gulaba and 14 Mod. The views of the upper Manali valley from here are quite spectacular. Today will be spent acclimatizing at 14 Mod, the starting point of the trek.
Day 2: 14 Mod – Ravalikoli (3750m)
On the first day of the trek, the trail toward the lake goes eastward through the dense forest of Deodar and Oak. Trail ascends gradually and will take you above the tree line with fabulous views of the peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Makarbeh, Shikharbeh among others. Cross a small stream to reach up to the camp site of Ravalikoli.
Day 3: Ravalikoli – Bhrigu Lake (4300m) – Vashisht Theli (3500m)
The trail initially, gradually ascends before a short steep climb to the lake. Early in the season, the path also has snow patches. Take time off at the lake to soak in the 360 degree view. Local customs do not allow for camps to set up at the lake, so after the breathtaking views of the Bhrigu lake you will descend down to the camp at Vashisht Tehli, a Gaddi campsite which is almost at treeline.
Day 4: Vashisht Theli – Vashisht Village (2600m)
The last day of the trek is a steep descent through pine forests and apple orchards into the village of Vashisht that is famous for its hot water springs, ideal for a bath after the trek. The descend offer a great view of the entire Kullu valley. Reach back to Manali by evening.
🔰 Trek Cost: INR 6500pp + 5% GST
🔰 Participants: 8pax min
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- Travel from home to Manali and back.
- Personal expenses.
- Anything not mentioned above.
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