Bhrigu Lake Trek

4 Days - 3 Nights
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Bhrigu Lake Trek, One of the beautiful grassland in Himachal 

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.

In month of  June, you get a combination of both greenery and snow, which makes the trek very spectacular. The weather in  June is quite good and trek friendly, which makes trekking a lot of fun.

During the day the temperature of bhrigu leke  is around ( 5°C to 13 °C  and during the night the temperature comes down to 5°C  to -2 °C  which is not bad.


Landscapes like Switzerland in Bhrigu Lake Trek

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

Best Time to Do Bhrigu lake Trek ?

Bhrigu lake  is a very beautiful monsoon trek and an uphill trek in the Himachal near by manali , The bhrigu lake  Trek is great for those people who have a great passion for mountaineering and consider it a special purpose in their life.

The right time to do this trek is from 5th June  to the last week of September

specially in the months of  June, snow is found in abundance here, which makes your trek very memorable , this trek level  is easy to Moderate trek,


Key Points of Bhrigu Lake Trek

Duration: – 3 Nights 4 Days from Manali to Manali

Base camp: – Gulaba meadows camp

Monsoon 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 in Bhrigu Lake Trek

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 of 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,


Your Travel Plan for  Bhrigu lake Trek ?

You can book trains, air flights, and bus tickets for your journey only according to the information given by us.

The bhrigu lake trek will be of 03 nights 4 days from Manali to Manali, includes travel.

First of all, all the trekkers will have to book their flight and train bus according to our time table as our pick up is from 9:00 am to 10:00 am, you will have to reach Manali Bus Stand, Mall Road in the morning.

A taxi from Himalayan hikers will link you to the Manali bus stand, near mall road.

Himalayan Hikers organize transport to the Gulaba Road head from the Manali bus stand. Our vehicles leave at 8:00 am  sharp from Manali. Sharing taxi costs include your package.

In the Manali bus stand, you will get our taxi staff that will arrange transport for you. The contacts no Transport coordinator or our office team will give you a week ago to your departure.

Please you guys book your transport facility according to your own time table, after Himalayan hikers take all the responsibility of Manali to Manali, that you will not face any problem.

Your bhrigu lake trek ends at Manali day 04th evening 5:30 pm. Manali is a beautiful city in Himachal here available public transport for all over State in India. Booked your return bus tickets directly Manali bus stands.

How will you reach Bhrigu lake Trek?

If you are traveling from Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai or Gujarat any other city, so you will have to come to Delhi, you will get a flight from Delhi for Bhuntar comfortably.

Option 01:- By Flights 

Himalayan hikers tell you that whenever you travel, you should reach your destination within 2 hours.  Bhuntar, Kullu airport is the nearest airport in Manali.

Located about 32 km for the Manali city. There are flights available to Bhuntar airport, you can go online and book your tickets. These are easy and easy ways for you and you also save your time, Bhuntar to Manali taxi available in airport 24×7.

If you find the flight to Bhuntar airport expensive, then you come by flight to Delhi or travel by bus from Delhi to Manali, and it will be easy for you. And many Volvo bus available.

Option 02:- By Bus

You can reach Manali from Delhi by a bus, board it from (Delhi) Kashmiri Gate, ISBT; it is good if you are booked the seats. It is a 10-11 hour bus journey from Delhi to Manali bus stand, near mall road.

(Reach Manali bus stand between 5:00 am to 6:00 am and the vehicle will be arranged from there.)

ATM Point and Mobile Connectivity in Bhrigu lake

ATM Point

Before starting the journey to Bhrigu lake Trek, make sure that you need payments, and then take out the cash on the way Manali mall road.

Mobile Connectivity

The phone does not work on this trek. Therefore, you should ensure that you do not have to make any important calls.  . So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before starting the 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

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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