Bhrigu Lake Trek
Bhrigu Lake is a lake located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba village. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which is close to the town of Manali or from Gulaba village. Bhrigu lake an area of the Pir Panjal mountain range. It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu. Legend has it that the sage used to meditate near the lake and hence it has been rendered sacred; the locals believe that due to this the lake never freezes completely.
1st May- 11th May
8th May- 18th May
29th May-8th June
3rd June-13th June
15th May-25th May
10th June-20th June
30th May-9th June
22nd May-1st June
17th June-27th June
24th June-4th July
1st July- 11th July
Day 1: Report at Nagpur/ Pune/ Raipur Railway station and proceed for Delhi.
Day 2: Reach New Delhi and proceed for Manali by Volvo bus.
Day 3: Reach Manali. Transfer to Camp Apple Farm.
Manali: Situated at the northern end of the Kullu valley, Manali has spectacular views of snow-capped peaks and wooded slopes. Surrounded by towering peaks at an arm length, Manali’s major assets are its proximity to the snow line.
Camp setup Orientation, Introduction of equipment.
Acclimatize walk to Gautama Rishi Ashram at Goshal Village.
Trek to Jogini water fall and Vashishtha kund (Natural Hot water spring).
Vashishtha Kund-3 km from Manali is the village of Vashishtha, which is renowned for its hot sulphur springs. The village is also the site of some old temples, dedicated to the great sage Vashishtha, and to Lord Rama. The Himachal Tourism sulphur baths are just beyond these shrines.
Day 5: 14 Mod - Ravalikoli (3750m)
Duration: 5 hours
On the first day of the trek, the trail ascends gradually and will take you above the tree line with fabulous views of the entire Manali valley and peaks like Hanuman Tibba, Makarbeh, and Shikharbeh among others.
Day 6: High altitude trekking in Ravalikoli Region
Day 7: Ravalikoli - Bhrigu Lake (4235m) - Ravalikoli (3500m)
Duration: 7 hours
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 you will descend down to the camp at Tehli, a gaddi campsite which is almost at the tree line.
Day 8: Ravalikoli - 14 Mod - Manali
Duration: 4 hours
The trek ends at Ravalikoli from where a vehicle will pick you up and drop you back in Manali.
Day 9: After morning activity session group is allowed to explore Manali Bazaar
Manali Bazaar: Famous for dry fruits, handloom, woollen caps, handicrafts, Kullu shawls, Grass shoes etc.
Evening departure to New Delhi by bus
Day 10: Reach Station and proceed for Nagpur/ Pune/ Raipur.
Day 11: Reach Nagpur/ Pune/ Raipur and dispersal.
Nagpur/ Pune/ Raipur- Delhi & back train journey by AC 3
Delhi - Manali - Delhi travel by AC bus coach.
Tented accommodation at Camp Apple Farm and at a higher campsite on multiple sharing basis. (Separate tents for boys and girls).
Charges for all adventure activities mentioned in the itinerary.
Charges for internal transport.
Travel Insurance for every participant.
Mineral water bottle/cold drinks/beverages during the journey or at the campsite.
Personal expenditure of any kind (Porterage, Telephone, Laundry, Room service, etc., if applicable).
Medical Expenses if any / if incurred.
Optional / Add on / Extra activity charges.
Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond the control of the organizers.
Any other charges not mentioned in the “Charges Include”.
Goods and Services Tax as applicable.