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Bhrigu Lake Trek

The Bhrigu Lake trek is a beautiful one through meadows and forests near Rohtang Pass.
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • 4 Days
  • 24 KM
  • 14,000 FT
  • Easy to Moderate
  • ₹ 6750
    $ 95*
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    The price is for a group of 16 people. The charges will be different for a tailormade private trek. The charges in dollars are more as the permit fees are different for non-indians.

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  • Event Type

    Trekking

  • Best Time

    May - Oct

  • Base Camp

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    Manali, HP

  • Pickup Point

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    Rumsu, Manali

  • Minimum Age

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    For this trek, we only allow children above this age to ensure the safety of everyone joining this high altitude trek.

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Highlights

  • Bhrigu Lake trail consists of the most beautiful stretch of grassland in Himachal accompanied by an endless carpet of lush green meadows.
  • Bhrigu Lake Trek assures a rewarding climb to the lake composing the delights of emerald green fresh grass and alpine flora along with chunks of floating ice.
  • This Trek lets you witness some of the highest peaks of Himachal including Hanuman Tibba, Deo Tibba and Indrasen peak.

Overview

Close your eyes and think about the juggernaut mountains. Let your mind drool over those curvy ecstatic roads, let your imaginations linger along the lush green meadows and let your soul drenched in that fresh air and cool breeze. Take a deep long breathe and put aside all the interrupting dark thoughts. Continue walking on that solitude kissed trail. Take a steep hike and there you are, standing tall along with the blue skies, conquering all the fears that were hidden deep inside which stopped you from reaching the heights you wanted in your life. Now, open your eyes and come along on a journey to one such mesmerizing trek, the Bhrigu Lake trek.


Parked at an elevation of around 14,100 ft in Kullu district, Bhrigu Lake opens up to alluring vistas of nature exposing an endless carpet of meadows, the gushing streams carrying crystal clear water along the meandering trails and captivating views of the elegant snow-clad mountains. Bhrigu Lake holds a page in ancient mythology. The lake is named after Maharishi Bhrigu, one of the seven great sages saptarishis who performed strong meditation and rituals about tons and tons of years ago. The locals have a strong belief that many Gods have dipped into the sacred water of this lake in order to make it holy for the devotees.


This readily accessible trek route in the upper Kullu valley and lying east of the famous Rohtang pass offers almost everything which a beginner or an experienced hiker can wish for. Among hundreds of trekking trails in Himachal, the Bhrigu Lake trek has surpassed many treks because of its impeccable aroma of natural extravaganza along with the tag of being one of the easiest yet enthralling treks in the Himalayas. Individuals with proficient physical fitness can easily revel the privilege of trekking to the exclusive lake region even without previous experience.


In order to reach Bhrigu Lake, first, you have to arrive at Manali which is a beautiful town in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Manali is directly connected by roadways and indirectly by railways and airways. The roadways are well connected and the landscapes are alluring throughout. You can get regular Volvo buses from New Delhi. The nearest and biggest railway station is the Chandigarh railway station which is 293 kilometers from Manali. You can get frequent buses and cabs from Chandigarh to reach Manali. Chandigarh railway station directly connects major cities of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Kolkata. The nearest airport is located in Bhuntar which is around 50 kilometers from Manali. You can get daily flights from most of the cities in India. From Manali, we will drive to Gulaba and this will mark the commencement of our trek to Bhrigu Lake on foot.


Purpose accelerates you closer to your dreams and silence makes a path for you to find it. The major learnings of life come outside the 4 walled-corporate boxes and classrooms. Venture out into the wild because some life lessons canâ??t be learned in chaotic cities and polluted environment. Unless you forget what you are, you canâ??t ever become what you want to. On this venture of finding yourself, you canâ??t find a better alternative than climbing a mountain.


Trekmunk as Bhrigu Lake trek organizer will make sure that you will have a wonderful experience in the mountains. As per the reviews of various trekkers, Trekmunk is the best trekking company in India that assures you a quality service and a friendly atmosphere. Bhrigu Lake trek costs around 6,750 INR which will come with all the inclusions from the base camp. So what are you still waiting for? Pack your bags and get along on this wonderful journey of heaven that is Bhrigu Lake 2020 with Trekmunk and flips your dream into reality.


Best time to visit Bhrigu Lake Trek


The best time to look out for the Bhrigu Lake trek is from May to October. You can witness a collection of some of the majestic Himalayan peaks covered with pristine snow. Embrace yourself to witness green meadows and floating ice if you plan to visit Bhrigu Lake during these months.


Brief Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Get down at Patlikuhal (20 km before Manali and 20 km after Kullu) from the bus and take a Jeep ride to Rumsu base camp(10 km). After freshening up and breakfast all the participants will undergo the registration process for the trek. Post Lunch we will go for an acclimatization walk. Orientation regarding the trek will be given by the chief organizer in the evening. The orientation will cover information like rucksack packing, marching/walking technique and general awareness about a Himalayan Trek.

Overnight stay will be at Rumsu base camp. Campfire and fun activities will be organized if the weather permits us to. Dinner will be served and then a cozy sleep will be arranged inside the tents so that you are completely refreshed to take up the challenges for the following day of the trek.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents/ Homestay
Altitude : 7,217 ft.

After morning breakfast we will start with a beautiful jeep ride to Gulaba. The trek commences from Gulaba towards Rohlikohli campsite. The trek difficulty is moderate including steep ascents for most portion of the trek. Although there are a couple of water sources present in the trail, it is advised to carry 2 liters of water. 

For the first 2 hours, you will find a steep ascent while there is a gradual ascent for the rest of the trail. There are two streams on the route towards the campsite (Chor Nallah and Kohli Nallah). The trail accompanies you to the virgin forest consisting of cedar, silver oak and birch trees along with the alluring views of Solang valley and Manali. Rohli Kohli is a beautiful campsite and offers amazing views of mountain peaks like Hanuman Tibba and the Seven Sisters. Overnight camp will be arranged at Rohli Kohli. Have your dinner and retire for a good night’s sleep.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 6 hours trek
Altitude : 12,500 ft.
Distance : 7 km trek

After having early and healthy morning breakfast, we will set out for the ascend to the Bhrigu Lake. The trek difficulty is considered to be easy to moderate including a steep walk along with gradual and steep ascend. There is a mixed composition of snow and rocky trails. Although there are a couple of water sources from where you can replenish the water needs, it is still advised to carry 2 liters of water.


Trek commences early in the morning by 7 am after breakfast, for Bhrigu Lake. It takes around 4 hours to reach to Bhrigu Lake. Packed lunch will be done at Bhrigu Lake. Care should be taken that no littering happens over here. As per the myths, Rishi Bhrigu meditated here and used to take a bath in the holy water. We will spend some time witnessing the marvel of nature. You can drink in the enchanting vistas of the vibrant mountain peaks like Deo Tibba, Hanuman Tibba, and Indrasen while enjoying the calm lullaby that the serene Bhrigu Lake sings.


We will then start for the descend to Rohli Kohli campsite. Overnight stay will be in tents at Rohli kohli campsite. We will have our dinner while cherishing some of the memories of the trek and then go to sleep for the last time on this unforgettable trek.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 8 hours
Altitude : 14,000 ft. at Lake
Distance : 10 km

Wake up early in the morning to catch the sunrise and for a fresh breath. This beautiful scenery and serenity of the place will surely restrict your return back into the chaotic world. Indulge yourself in clicking some sweet snaps which will act as a memory when you shall look back down the memory lane of your life. From this place, you can get clear snapshots of the beautiful Himalayan Ranges.


This will mark the last day of the trek where we will trek to Gulaba from Rohli Kohli and then drive all the way to Manali. Witnessing some alluring landscapes, we will reach Manali by 5 pm in the evening. If you wish to stay after the trek, you can also enjoy sightseeing in Kullu and Manali. There are many beautiful places such as Vashisht Temple, Hadimba Temple, Mall Road. You can enjoy adventure sports at Kullu such as Rafting and Bungee Jumping.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 5 hours
Altitude : 7,217 ft.
Distance : 7 km

How To Reach

How to reach the base camp for Bhrigu Lake

By Road

The roadways are well connected and the landscapes are alluring throughout. You can get regular Volvo buses from New Delhi and Chandigarh.


By Train

The nearest and biggest railway station is the Chandigarh railway station which is 293 kilometres from Manali. You can get frequent buses and cabs from Chandigarh to reach Manali. Chandigarh railway station directly connects major cities of India like New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, etc.


By Air

The nearest airport is located in Bhuntar which is around 50 kilometres from Manali. You can get daily flights from most of the cities of India.

Why Trek With Us ?

Twin Sharing Tents
Eco Friendly & Paperless
Finest Guides
Just Right Group Sizes
Commitment to Safety

Inclusions

  • Accommodations at Trek: All accommodations on the trek will be on twin sharing basis in Tents or Homestays. Any accommodation in a hotel/guest house/hostel will be in a budget hotel.
  • Trek Leader and Guides: An experienced and certified Trek Leader, as well as a professional guide, will accompany you for the trek. The team will have years of experience and well equipped for any emergency situation.
  • Services of a Professional Trekking Team: A team of an experienced Cook, Camp Staff, Porters/Mules will accompany you for all the arrangements on the trek.
  • Meals: All Meals on the Trek are included. We will serve Vegetarian Indian food on the trek which will be cooked by our high altitude chefs. It will be a five-course meal plan.
  • Camping and Safety Equipment: All the camping equipment such as Tents, Sleeping bags, Toilet Tents, Dining Tent, Mattresses, and other things will be provided by us and we guarantee the quality. Safety Equipment including Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinder, Oximeter, Crampons & Gaiters(if required) will be provided by us. We recommend you to bring your own sleeping bags if possible.
  • Trek Permits and Forest Camping Charges: Only for Indian Clients, All the applicable trekking permits, Camping Charges, Forest Entry Fee, etc will be paid by us. Foreigners have to pay these charges if not mentioned.
  • A Life-Changing Experience: We assure you that by trekking in the Himalayas you will have a life-changing experience and we will do everything we can to provide you with the best services and make your venture in the wild an unforgettable one. 


Note: Prior to booking any adventure with Trekmunk, it will be mandatory to sign the waiver form and get a medical certificate from a doctor in due time, without these, you will not be allowed to start the trek. All this will be done online without using any paper.

Exclusions

  • GST and Other Taxes: The goods and services tax is not included in the price mentioned with the trek. They are subjected to change according to the government rules of India.
  • Food and Accommodation in Manali: Food in Manali is not included in the package. You can dine anywhere in Manali city,  we can recommend a few good options.
  • Flights and Transportation: Flights or other means of transport are not included in the package. Transportation from Home city to Manali and Manali to Home city is not included in the package. Any expenses occurred during the journey are not included in the package cost.
  • Personal Equipment: Your Rucksack, personal clothing, shoes, trek poles, and other personal trekking gear is not included in this package. You have to bring your own gear according to the weather and difficulty of the trek.
  • Portage of Personal Bags(Offloading): We highly advise you to carry your own burden (your rucksack) but due to any reason, if you wish to not carry your rucksack, we can arrange for a porter/mule to carry it. For this service, you will be charged over and above the trek cost. The charges for offloading vary with every trek.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel Insurance is not included in this package. We recommend you to have travel insurance before opting for such adventures. You can buy insurance from us while booking the trek, it is optional.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses incurred (Laundry, Bottled Water, Beverages, Snacks, Orders at tea houses or dhabas, Tips for guides, Camera fees, etc) are not included in the package.
  • Emergency Expenses: Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control are not included in the package.
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions of the package.

Cancellation Policy And More Information

Booking Terms:


1. Confirmation Policy:

Upon Booking, An invoice will be sent to your mail & within 12 to 24 hours the booking confirmation with additional details will be sent to your mail.


2. Cancellation Policy:

(a) 10 percent of the prices of our trips/treks/tours or product or service is your deposit and is not refundable, in any case.

(b) Cancellation received 45 days or more: 90% refund

(c) Cancellation received 30 - 44 days: 60% refund

(d) Cancellation received 30 - 15 days: 30% refund

(e) Cancellation less than 15 days: No refund

For more details, go to https://www.trekmunk.com/cancellation-policy


3. Refund Policy:

Any refund applicable will be processed within 10 to 15 business days as per the company policy.


4. Postpone/Transfer of a booked trek:

1. You can postpone your booked trek for a period of two months (61 days) but we will charge a 20% processing fee. The last date for the postponement will be 15 days before the start of the trek. Failing to book the slot in 2 months (61 days) time, would be considered a cancellation with no refund of any kind. Postpone of a booked trek can only be done once. 

2. You can transfer your booked slot for the trek to any fit person till 15 days before the trek. You just have to mail us the request and rest we will handle. The new person has to get all the mandatory documents duly signed for the trek.


More Information: 

1. We Trek for a Cause: For overall development of the areas we run our operations in, we donate Rs 100/- per booking from our profits which are used for the upliftment of the local people and conserving nature. We have named this initiative as - Trek for a Cause. For more details, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/trek-for-a-cause


2. We are paperless: We are focusing on Sustainable Tourism and to do that we are trying all measures to convert our trek operations to be Eco-Friendly. Going Paperless is one step closer to our aim. 


3. Single-Use Plastic: Trekmunk does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We are ensuring that our team is working together to reduce the problem and educate those around them. We will send you instructions on how to go plastic-free on your adventures.


4. Preparing for your Holiday: Getting some additional exercise makes a lot of sense to spend time before coming on a trekking adventure. The fitter you are, the more enjoyable you will find the experience. Hiking in the hill country is the best training but jogging, squash and swimming are also good for developing cardiovascular fitness and stamina. To read more on how to get fit, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/get-fit-for-trek 


5. Electricity Supply & Plug: You will get electricity supply till the starting point of the trek. If not Indian, We recommend you check if you require an adaptor for your electrical items at: http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/


6. Currency: The unit of currency in India is the Indian Rupees.


7. Health & Vaccinations: 

Severe Allergies: If you have a severe allergy please inform the Trekmunk office before you travel. We will do all we can to help, but we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment on trekmunk trips. You will need to carry your own treatment for the allergy with you, as 'adrenaline auto-injectors' are not carried as standard by our leaders and staff. You should inform your leader on the arrival of your allergy, and let them know where you keep your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations: You should contact your doctor or travel clinic to check whether you require any specific vaccinations or other preventive measures. You should be up to date with routine courses and boosters as recommended e.g. diphtheria-tetanus-polio and measles-mumps-rubella, along with hepatitis A and typhoid. Malarial prophylaxis is not usually required for trips in the mountains, however, if you are visiting rural and remote low lying areas then they might be necessary. 


8. Passport & Visas/Identity Proofs: If foreigner, Validity for 6 months, should have blank pages, and should be kept with yourself all the time.


9. Water: If you are on a trekking or cycling holiday, water is supplied to fill up your individual bottles. This will be boiled or filtered. Additionally, you should take purification tablets or a filter bottle (such as a LifeStraw, Sawyer Filter) to treat your water when in towns or where water is not supplied. We do not encourage the purchasing of single-use plastic bottles.


10. Altitude: This adventure involves going to a very high altitude. This is not something that you should worry about; the human body is quite capable of adapting to a very wide range of altitudes, but it is important that we follow some simple rules in order to acclimatize successfully. We will send you the information in your mailbox about Acute Mountain Sickness and trekking in high altitudes. On this trip, we carry bottled oxygen for use in emergencies.


11. Guidance on Tipping: Tipping is the accepted way of saying thank you for good service. Normally the guide and any other trek staff are given their tips at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. The main guide will make sure that the tip is appropriately distributed among all the staff members on the trek.


12. Spending/Emergency Money: Approximately Rs. 8000-10000/- (in Indian Currency)should be carried for miscellaneous expenses including porter and trek crew tips, drinks, soft drinks, etc. We recommend that you carry your travel money in the form of cash as the availability of ATM is less in these remote areas. This can also serve as your emergency spending money.


13. Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance for these kinds of adventures. When taking out insurance please ensure the policy you choose covers you for the activities and altitude included in your itinerary. We will ask for the Travel Insurance Details over a mail. Indians can buy insurance from us while booking the trek.

Reviews

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