Bhrigu Lake Trek, One of the beautiful grassland in India
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 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
Key Points of 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 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
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