Himachal Pradesh is the land of many stunning sights and natural wonders. Himachal Pradesh tourism has taken a lot of initiatives to boost tourism in the state and included many unknown and unexplored places in the tourism map.
Manali is surely one of the most popular places in Himachal Pradesh and requires no introduction. While Manali does have a lot of things to see in the vicinity, there are a few offbeat treks that you can do from here.
The Bhrigu lake Trek is an example of the one of the many such treks here. It is the perfect trek for adventure junkies and people who want to indulge in activities or places beyond the ones people usual opt for. Bhrigu Lake is a great place for camping.
There are also exciting activities like bungee jumping that can combined along with the trek itinerary. This is a short trek that will rejuvenate your mind and soul. It will give you the much needed break from the hectic lives in cities and let you breathe in some fresh air.
Bhrigu Lake trek is meant for the beginners who all can take it up as a weekend trip. No trekking experience and physical training are required before this trek. Thus making this trek ideal for everyone. The Bhrigu lake Height is of 14220 ft. The total trekking distance covered in this trek is 35 km.
Just a few gentle walks on meadows, snowclad mountains will lead you to the mesmerising beauty of nature. The best time for this trek is in a month from May to October. During this season, the trekkers can witness the different shades of this place.
The trail passes through the lush green forests, apple orchards, strawberry garden and traditional villages like Gulaba and Rohli Kohli. The trek will lead you to the fascinating views of the pastures famous for grazing animals like horse and sheep. This is one of the best camping places in India.
There are several Himalaya trekking packages offered which cover end to end planning and arrangements. But the Bhrigu lake trek cost is cheaper as compared to other treks in Manali. The best part of such Himalaya trekking packages is that it allows a group to trek together and make great memories. At the same time, it takes full advantage of the getting the cost-effective trekking package.
To begin with Bhrigu lake trek you have to reach Manali. Manali can be reached by the following modes of transport :
By Air:- The nearest airport to Manali is Bhuntar. It is located at a distance of 57 km from Manali. However due to the bad weather conditions flight is not the reliable mode of transport.
By Road:- Manali is very well connected by road with different cities. The nearest Delhi bus station is at distance of 570 km from Manali.
Day 01: Manali to Gulaba & trek to Rohli Kholi (9700ft.) Via Taxi (approx. 9-10 km.)
Day 02: Rohli Kholi – Bhrigu Lake (4240m/14220 ft) – Rohli Kholi; 6 to 7 hrs) Approx 8-9 km
Day 03: Trek back to Gulaba & Departure
The Bhrigu Lake trek is one of the easiest Himalaya trekking tours. This trek is meant for the beginners. No special training is required for this trek.
The Bhrigu lake trek average temperature is 13°c. The temperature can dip to - 7°c at night.
Guest rooms for day 1 and trekkers huts/tents for the rest 2 days.
Simple tasty meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided. On trekking days packed food will be available.
Nearest ATM services for Bhrigu lake trek will be available in Manali. You are advised to carry cash for the further journey of trekking Himalayas to avoid any complications.
There are required entry fees at a certain checkpoint, permit for trek and obligatory forest camping trip charges in the region for the entire length of the trek.
Following are the list of items which should be carried personally.