Bhrigu Lake Trek is the best short trek to do in Manali. The trail along the Vashisht ridge presents a spectacular view of Pir Pranjal mountain peaks. Bhrigu Lake is a lake located at an elevation of around 14,100 ft in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India. It is located to the east of Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometers from Gulaba village. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which are close to the town of Manali, or from Gulaba village. There is no settlement in Gulaba and is actually an area of the PirPranjal mountain range. It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu. To the Northwest of Bhrigu Lake, we get to see Hanuman Tibba, Shikhar Beh, Friendship peak, to the West Kalihani pass, To the East Inderkila, Indrasan, and Deo Tibba Peaks. It truly an amazing trek for a beginner and an experienced trekker.

  • Duration –7 Days
  • Difficulty Level–Easy
  • Max-Altitude –14100ft
  • Pick-up Point –Delhi
  • Base Camp –Manali
  • Best Time to Visit – May to October.
6 Nights 7 Days 14 May and 28 May Bashisht, Himachal Pradesh
  • A walk through the Endless, Beautiful, Lush Green meadows
  • Views of high peaks dominating the sky of Pir Panjal & Dhauladhar Ranges
  • Trek to the summit and view of the Frozen Glacial Lake
  • A great adventurous start for a first-time trekker in the Himalayas.
  • Team of certified Outdoor Experts & Guides with knowledge of First Aid
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  • Itinerary

    Day 1: Delhi – Manali

    Report our trek leader and departure to Manali by bus. Overnight bus journey.


    Day 2: Manali acclimatization day

    Arrive at Manali in the morning and have look at the scenic beauty in the mountain surroundings. Free day in Manali. Enjoy a short acclimatization walk in the evening, during acclimatization you will visit Jogani falls, Hidimba Devi Temple, Vashisht(Vashisht is famous for its hot water spring), and Manali market. You will have an overnight stay in Manali.

    Meals: Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3:- Manali, drive to Gulaba (6700ft.), Trek to Moridugh (9500ft.) (5-6 hrs)
    After morning breakfast at base camp in Manali, you will proceed for Moridugh. Setting off from Manali you drive to Gulaba, The tiny settlement on the Manali - Rohtang highway and the starting point of the Bhrigu Lake Trek. The first day, we trek through Deodar, Oak, and Pine forest on gentle slopes. The Moridugh campsite is situated just above Jogini falls.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 4:- Moridugh to Panduropa (11500ft.), (5-6 hrs)
    After breakfast, Leaving Moridugh today the trail goes through the forest for few hours then we reach above the tree line, from here the impressive view of Beas River, Solang valley and a number of peaks rising above 5500 meters are standing high for your welcome. Reach Panduropa. The Panduropa where Pandu refers to Pandavas, Ropa locally means Field used for cultivation.  According to the mythology and belief of the locals, it is believed that once Pandavas stayed at this place. During summer entire slopes or meadows are covered with wild Alpine flowers. After a short break and having some snacks ascend to the ridge from where to the East you see two peaks rising which are Indrasan and Deo Tibba.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


    Day 5:- Panduropa to Bhrigu Lake (14100ft.) - Back to Moridugh (9500ft.) (7-8 hrs)

    After an early breakfast and collecting pack lunch for the day, you leave for Bhrigu Lake. For the first two hours, you trek through a dense silver oak forest. Reaching at an altitude of 10,000ft where the forest ends and meadows start. Even in the summer months of April, May, and June, these meadows are snow-covered. So it gives you a good experience of trekking in the snow. The trek gives a panoramic view of the Manali valley. After spending considerable time at the Lake we return to Moridugh where you camp for the night.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 6:- Moridugh (4-5 hours) to Manali to Delhi (Overnight Bus Journey)
    On your final morning after breakfast, you start descending to your base camp in Manali. In the Evening board the bus to Delhi. Overnight Bus journey.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


    Day 7:- Delhi Departure

    Arrive at Delhi and proceed to your respective return journey plans. 

    Inclusions & Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Travel Insurance
    • Service of Girikand’s Outdoor Expert Ex Delhi.
    • Delhi – Manali – Delhi Bus tickets.
    • Transfers from Manali to Manali by private vehicle.
    • Stay at camps with carry mats & sleeping bags on triple sharing.
    • All meals as specified in the Itinerary.
    • All entry fees and Permits.
    • Experienced guides, porters / mules to carry required equipment.
    • Girikand Gifts and Goodies.
    • First Aid

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Applicable GST on total package cost
    • Any other meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
    • Any other sightseeing other than mentioned in the itinerary
    • Optional Activities (River Rafting, Paragliding, etc)
    • Any item of personal nature like tips, laundry, telephone calls etc
    Pickup point
    Bhrigu Lake, Bhrigu Lake, Bashisht, Himachal Pradesh 175104, India View on Map