Brighu Lake Trek

5 Days

BRIGHU LAKE TREK

BRIGHU LAKE TREK OVERVIEW

A lot of trekkers do the Bhrigu Lake trek for the lake is steeped in mythology. This trek lies in Himachal Pradesh, around 20 km north of Manali and can be accessed from Gulaba.

It is known as the place where the famous saint Maharishi Bhrigu sat in deep meditation. However, we believe the lake is not the only thing the trek has to offer. You must do the Bhrigu Lake trek for its 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 about two or three days of hard ascent. This is because most alpine meadows start at around 11,000 ft above the treeline.

However, on this trek, you are in the meadows within the first 10 minutes of this trek! Imagine having meadows such as these right in your backyard. No wonder we go gaga over landscapes that are seen in places like Switzerland.

The meadows on the Bhrigu Lake trek stretch far and wide – almost like an endless carpet. Wild horses gallop around you. The grazing sheep look up when you come out of the treeline, almost as if to greet you.

From these grassy knolls, you will see the mountains of Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar dominating the skyline.

This is your garden in the sky. In July, you’ll see the meadows covered with a blanket of snow, from August to September, they will be at their lushest green. You’ll spot wildflowers everywhere.

The meadows change texture, shape, and colour but stay with you all along the trek – right until Bhrigu Lake. This is what makes the trek special. Getting a chance to be in such alpine meadows all along a trek is a rare opportunity.

This four-day trek gives you a good idea of what Himalayan treks offer – meadows, glacial lakes and 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.

highlights of the brighu trek

  • visit manali's divine old temples and monasteries.
  • take in the breathtaking sights of nature.
  • sleep amidst verdant valleys with rushing tributaries.
  • a wide grassing meadows.

Itinerary

early morning reach at manali move to camp. after breakfast tent will be given by our instructor .you will be free till lunch . after lunch move to acclimatization walk , and fun games and team building activities . stay at camp

after early breakfast with pack lunch move to gulaba by car . you will be hiking through a thick forest cover till gulaba and later the trail will enter into a lush green open meadow . you will be surrounded by mesmerising views of the towering Himalayas like the Hanuman tibba peak , seven sister , friendship peak , etc. overnight stay and dinner at your campsite in rola kholi.

wake you early in the morning to a beautiful sunrise view and have your breakfast and pack lunch. it takes around 3- 4 hours to reach brighu lake . consistent with many accounts Rishi brighu meditated here , thus making it a sacred place for many. after lunch we will descend to the campsite and relax for some time . stay at rola kholi camp site and stay overnight.

after breakfast check out from the campsite descend back to gulaba . there we will get our vehicle to manali. after that we will go for some mind and body refreshing adventure activities River rafting . then back to camp site.

today will be the last day of our journey . this day you will be free for the day . this day firstly we will go for paraglading and after that move to manali car will drop you out there . in manali you can visit Hadimba devi temole , mall road , old manali and van vihara . by evening move back to home with some life changing experience and memories from the mountains .

END OF THIS BEAUTYFUL JOURNEY.

things that is include in this package

  • things that include in our package
  • accommodation
  • meal
  • instructor
  • travel
  • all permission that required on trek
  • first aid

things which is not include in this package

  • adventure activities
  • rental things
  • extra food
  • potter or mule facilities
What is the best time to go for Bhrigu Lake Trek?

The months between June to May are considered to be the best times when one can enjoy the Bhrigu Trek at its fullest. Around this time, the snow is comparatively less, therefore making the terrain even easier for the tourists. Also, if you are interested in snowfall then consider going on this trek around the month of May.

What is the Bhrigu Lake trek height?

The height of Bhrigu Lake is 14,100 ft. (4300 meters). It is seated in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh in India. The nearest village from which Bhrigu Lake trekking starts is Gulaba village that is located 6 kilometers away from it. Gulaba village is located east of the Manali-Rohtang pass which can be reached easily via cab or bus.

What will be the Bhrigu Lake temperature?

Trek April to May when it’s quite comfortable (temperature ranges between 6 – 18°C) and the flowers like rhododendrons, orchid, primula are in full bloom. In May, however, there are chances of occasional showers and the sky remaining cloudy at times.

The second season is between October to November when the Bhrigu lake temperature ranges between 1 – 6°C, visibility is excellent and there may be occasional snowfall.

What are the inclusions of the Bhrigu Lake trek package?

Your Bhrigu Lake trek package includes meals, transport, activities, a professional guide, and accommodation services. At the camping site, you will be provided with a sleeping bag, sleeping mat, a permit to transmit through the forest, and support staff to make your trek easier for you.

Where is Bhrigu lake situated?

Bhrigu lake is situated in kullu district, himachal pradesh and is located at an elevation of 4,300 m (14,100 ft) above sea level. The trek starts from Gulaba village which is approximately 24 km away from Manali.

What is the Bhrigu Lake Trek Distance?

The total trekking distance is 26 kilometers up and down. From Manali, you will be taken to Rumsu Base Camp and then the trek starts. On an average, you will need to trek around 5 hours every day throughout the trek.

Is Bhrigu Lake Trek difficult?

Yes, the Bhrigu Lake Trek is a moderately difficult trek and requires you to have an above-average level of fitness. Since you will be covering an array of 26 KM while traversing the rocky terrain, the route can become difficult for many.

What all things I should carry for the Bhrigu Lake trek?

  • Woolen cap
  • Jackets & Wind-cheater
  • Socks(4 pairs)
  • Thermal wear (1-2 pairs)
  • Trekking shoes
  • Snow gloves/normal gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Lunch box
  • Water bottle
  • Sun-cream lotion
  • Personal medication
  • Raincoat
  • Torch and batteries
  • Rucksack
  • Glucon D.

Is it a good trek for first timer?

If you are physically fit and know the basics of trekking then it will be a good trek for you. The Bhrigu trek package requires you to cover a distance of around 26 KM via passing through some of the most thrilling terrains, therefore if you are a first-timer, you can only opt for it if you have proper levels of fitness.

Why I Believe Everyone Must Trek: A Note from the Founder.

Trekking transforms lives. It has completely changed my life. When I see my colleagues at the climax hikers, all of them have been impacted greatly. The transformations have been profound and irreversible.

I see it in our trekkers too. I have seen them change professions, careers or start a new life. I have seen them get in and out of relationships, and start new projects. These are life-changing experiences.

I have seen children building resilience. I have seen families come together. When I see those above 55, I see them rediscover passion and a sense of purpose. These are not small gains.

In the mountains new professions, new economies and new businesses have opened up. Our staff no longer go to cities to earn their living. Their income has increased. Above all, they are happiest working in this world. Trekking has been truly transformative.

Everyone must trek. It transforms lives far more than you imagine.

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