Bhrigu Lake Trek

4 Days - 3 Nights
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Bhrigu Lake Trek –  Bhrigu Lake is a mythological lake, hence trekkers find it very intriguing. It siafterall named after the famous saint Maharishi Bhrigu.

It was believed that Bhrigu sat in deep meditation. The lake lots to offer because it has the prettiest grasslands.

To enter an alpine meadow in our country, one has to often spend at least a day or two trekking within the tree line.

We are talking of two or three days of hard ascent.

This is because most alpine meadows start at around 11, 000 feet, above the tree line.

However, on bhrigu lake trek , you are in the meadows within the first 10 minutes of this trek!

Imagine having meadows such as these right here in your backyard.

No wonder we go gaga over landscapes are seen in places like Switzerland.


Landscapes like Switzerland

Bhrigu Lake has meadows which is far and wide. It resembles similarly to Switzerland.

You will spot flowers and in the months of July to September.

Get to witness the mountain ranges like Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar and in the month of July to September, the meadows are lushest green jaw Dropping views.

The landscapes keep on changing from time to time. You will a good idea of what Himalayan treks offer – meadows, glacial lake, mountain views. Even though it is a short trek, it climbs to the daunting altitude of 14,000 ft.

So you experience the thrill of a climb as well. With its easy access from Manali, it is a great trek to do for beginners or families looking to explore the wilderness


Why to choose Bhrigu Lake?

See firstly, the trekking distance is a total of by taxi 536 Km and on foot 26 km which is to be covered into 4 days.

Manali to Gulaba to Jhonker Thatch (also known as Gulaba Bugyal), Rola Khuli – Bhrigu Lake, Gulaba, Manali

Before heading towards the itinerary, it is really essential to perceive the reason behind choosing Bhrigu lake trek.

Bhrigu lake trek is a low altitude mountain trek Altitudes is 4300 Meters

The Starting trail is easy to moderate as compare to other treks this is Moderate trek.

So, this trek is best for family and beginners, school

Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature?

You got to see so many heavenly bodies at one place like the panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges, like Pir Panjal range and Dhauladhar, you can see pine forests, different variety of flora and fauna surpassing

I think Do spare time in Interaction with our local’s team, and you will get to know about some of the ancient tales of Indian mythology and our local cultures, this is good ideas for trekkers

Beautiful landscapes so carry proper photo gear & Extra battery backup.

The backpack should not exceed 12 kg only


Getting to Himalayan hikers Base Camp Manali Mall Road

Option 01 – Direct flight to Bhuntar and hire a book a bus from Delhi – Manali

Kolkata to Bhuntar

Mumbai to Bhuntar

Pune to Bhuntar

Delhi to Manali

Bhuntar, which is 52 km away from Manali, is the nearest airport.

Taxi services are available from Bhuntar to Manali, which costs about Rs. 700- Rs. 1000. Bhuntar is well connected to Delhi by air.

The airliners that take you to this Airport are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher airlines, MDLR Airlines and Jagson Airlines, operating flights from Delhi and Chandigarh to Kullu.

Option 02 – Take the night train from Delhi to Pathankot (Nearest railway to the base camp)

(Special A/C train from New Delhi would be best)

You can reach Manali n around 5:00 am to 7:00 am, vehicles will be arranged and there you can meet our office member.

Note:Himalayan Hikers arrange vehicles for you from Mall Road Manali Pickup and Drop from Manali to Manali


ATM Point & Mobile connectivity

ATM POINT:Withdraw money before your journey,Manali is the last point where you will find ATM.

Mobile Connectivity:There will be no networks during the trek, inManali your device will receive the networks, so make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting of the trek.

Key Points Bhrigu lake trek

Duration: – 3 Nights 4 Days from Manali to Manali

Base camp: – Gulaba meadows camp

Summer Temperature: – Day 5°C to 12°C) Night 2° C to 5° C

Bhrigu Lake – Altitude: – 4300 Meters -14,100 feet

Best Time: – May, June, Sep, Oct

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 26 Km – By taxi 536 km

Group Size: – a minimum 5 people maximum 15 people

Altitude we are going to cover per day

Day 1 Manali to Gulaba and trek to Gulaba Meadows camp

Altitude: 10,300 feet

Day 2: Gulaba to Rola Kholi

Altitude: 12,500 – 10,300 feet

Day 3: Rola Kholi to Bhrigu Lake back to Rola Kholi

Altitude: Bhrigu Lake at 14,000 feet

Day 4: Rola Kholi to Gulaba drive to Manali

Altitude: 10,300ft

Short Itinerary Bhrigu lake Trek

Day 1- Pickup to you from Manali Mall Road , Near manali Bus stand at 11:00 am Drive from Manali to Gulaba Road head (22 km) (01 Hours’ Drive same Day trek Jonker Bugyal – 03 km (1/2 Hours) (10,370 feet)

Day- 2- Trek from Jonker Bugyal to Rola Khuli (05 km) (4/5 Hours) (12,569 feet)

Day 3– Trek from Rola Khuli to Bhrigu Lake (14,100 feet) and back to Rola Khuli (10 km) (6/7 Hours)

Day 4- Trek from Rola Khuli to Gulaba (05 km) (3/4 Hours) same day drive to Manali Reach evening 4:30 pm) (4/5 Hours) (3800 Meter) over night stay hotel


Day 1: Pickup to you from Manali Mall Road , Near manali Bus stand at 11:00 am Drive from Manali to Gulaba Road head (22 km) (01 Hours’ Drive same Day trek Jonker Bugyal

Total distance – 25 km – 2/3 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi 22 km – On foot 03 km

Altitude –Jonker Bugyal – 10,370 feet

Night stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Journey commences from Manali mall road, on the Rohtang Pass Road toward the little hill nook hamlet of Gulaba Road head. Three hill towns—Kolang, Palchan, and Kothi marks the way, and it gets more and more beautiful with pine forests as we go. Snow covered elevations surround the little locale picturesquely. Sweet grasslands washed over by the watercourse of Beas would make fantastic frames at Gulaba, only if the Rohtang transit crowd wasn’t there.

It will take nearly 2/3 hours to the base camp where you will see the grasslands. This trek is hard earned where the adrenaline rush is next level. The grasslands will catch your attention as you will be so awestruck by the beauty. Overnight stay in camp


Day 2 : Trek from Jonker Bugyal to Rola Khuli camp

Trek Distance – 05 km – 4/5 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Rola Khuli – 12,569 feet

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Today we start for an altitude of 12,569 feet. Spanning 5 km in 4/5 hours. It’s going to be steep, steep walk, so you need to go equipped with 2 liters water and little snack bites to unwind between the testing laps.

You will pass through lot of forests, oaks cedars. Your eyes will be glued to the aura around because of the beautiful sight. There is a 20 mines walk leaving behind forests and the green lush meadows will start unfolding

This is the shepherds’ zone where cattle grazers are brought from the local villages all through summer. You could find a few mud huts and camp poles lying here. Keep the meadow behind and start heading south. You will get to witness the peak of Hanuman Tibba and the famous seven sister’s peak. One cannot miss to watch the spell bounding valley of Beas Kund Next comes another slight jungle cover, passing which the trail falls on to the rugged meadows again. The thrill climaxes when the path gets narrower and steeper just before entering the grasslands of Rola Kholi. At about 15 to 20 minutes far from reaching the campsite, we will be crossing two nallahs and streams. Our camp is set near chor nallah at the Rola Kholi campsite.

Watch out for the night sky for zillion stars! You can do astrophotography if you are an avid star lover. Overnight stay in camp


Day 3 :Trek from Rola Khuli to Bhrigu Lake (14,100 feet) and back to Rola Khuli

Trek Distance – 10 km – 6/7 Hours journey

Mode of journey – On foot

Altitude – Bhrigu Lake – 14,100 feet

Night Stay – Our Camp site – on twin share basis

Wake up early morning – Notice the changes in the landscapes from what you have been experiencing in the days before. Start early in the morning as we will travel across a distance of 10 km in approx. 7-8 hours on a very steep and stony path. The meadows look so dreamy that this will catch everyone’s attention especially the photographers. The refreshing wind in the mountain is captivating. Till June, Rola Khuli will be covered in snow. One will start noticing the gradients of brown, green and white once the snow melts off.

On the last leg of the trail, it’s highly advisable to go slow and not hurry at all as the path is ridden with scree and slippery boulders. The alpine lake becomes visible between the two ridges that we reach at the end of the last boulder-bound lap. The lake is named after a saint Called Bhrigu. It has lot of mythological connotations related to ancient myths. Spectacular peaks like Pir Panjal Range and Dhauladhar range can we seen from the surroundings of the lake. Back to Rola Khuli camp overnight stay in camp


Day 4 : Trek from Rola Khuli to Gulaba (06 km) (3/4 Hours) same day drive to Manali Reach evening 4:30 pm

Trek Distance – 28 km – 5/6 Hours journey

Mode of journey – By taxi 22 km – On foot 06 km

After breakfast – We head back to base camp treading through the green meadows of Gulaba which would take 2- 3 hours and back from there to Manali by Taxi, will reach Manali in between 4:30 pm.

Things to carry on trek

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: –  Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

carry on a trek

Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
A strongly built backpack with good support is compulsory for a trek. (Rain cover is important)

Sturdy Trekking Shoes
The shoes should be strong enough with good support. The people ask if sports shoes would be comfortable but it is good to bring the right trekking shoes.

The Clothes You Should Bring On a Trek
Avoid keeping extra clothes because it only makes you backpack heavy.

Trek Pants – The jeans are never suitable for a trek so you need at least 2-3 trek pants for treks carry more for longer treks.

Jacket – Jackets are very important to carry on a trek it protects you against the chilly weather. So carry 2 jackets on a week long trek.

Layers of warm Clothing 
Carry warm woolen layers or fleece. Carry more layers during winter season (at least 2 to 3) and less during summer.

Thermals – The Temperature decreases at night so you might be need thermals for Night.

T- Shirts – Bring those t shirts which dry fast.

Poncho –They are needed if you are trekking on a Rainy day to keep you dry.

Hiking Pole

Water Bottle 2

Cap or Balaclava



Woolen and Waterproof Gloves

Socks (Woolen and Regular)


Torch head light

Personal Toiletry Items –  (toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper, sanitizer etc.)

Carry Personal Medical Kit

Personal Medical Kit (Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

Medical Kit

Diamox – (Prevents altitude sickness)

Digene – (It cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

Crocin Advance – (Cures fever and headache)

Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

Disprin – (Cures headache)

Avomine – (Prevents motion sickness)

Avil – (It treat allergies)

Norflox TZ & Lomofen – (Prevents Diarrhoea)

Ranitidine – (Reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

Volini/Moov spray – (For sprains)

Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)


Band aid


Stretchable/Elastic bandage


Note:- Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor. In case you face any problem during your trek, discuss and take advice from the Professional guide.

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What is Included In This Trek?

Transport Facility

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents on twin share basis

All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner

(All camping gears)

High quality tents

Sleeping bags




Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents

Dining Tent

Dining Table




Kitchen team

Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Oxygen Cylinders

Crampons and Gaiters

What is Not Include In This Trek?

Personal Insurance

Medical Certificate

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included

Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

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