Bhrigu Lake is located at an elevation of around 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in Kullu district, Himachal Pradesh, India.It is located to the east of the Rohtang Pass and is around 14 kilometres from Gulaba village.
The lake can be reached by trekking from Gulaba village. The lake is named after Maharishi Bhrigu, one of the seven great sages
Here goes your Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Manali
- After reaching the camp location our AS representative will greet you.
- Briefing and necessary registration process will be done after reaching the cottages. Thereafter enjoy a walk to Manali town, and then trek back to the camp location.
- In the evening enjoy an orientation regarding the trek by the chief organizer will be provided which will be mainly about the ruck sack packing, marching/walking technique and general awareness about the trek route.
- Overnight stay in Manali.
Day 02: Arrival at Rohlikohli
- Start off the day with a jeep drive to Gulaba from the camp location which will take around 2 hours from there.
- After arrival at Gulaba begin your trek for Rohlikohli camp site and ascend till Rohlikohli which will take around 5-6 hours from there.
- There are two streams on the way to the camp site (Chor Nallah and Kohli Nallah).Rohli Kohli is a beautiful camp site and offers amazing views of Solang Valley.
- Overnight stay in tents at Rohli Kohli Camp Site.
Day 03: Arrival at Bhrigu Lake
- Today we start early in the morning and get ready by 7 A.M for the tedious trek to Bhrigu Lake.
- It takes around 4 hours to reach to Bhrigu from the camp location.
- As per the myths, Rishi Bhrigu meditated here and used to take bath in the holy water.
- After reaching the Bhrigu Lake spend some time as we will start soon to descend to Rohlikohli camp site.
- Overnight stay in tents at Rohlikohli camp site.
Day 4: Departure from Manali
- Start the trek from the camp location to Gulaba in the morning.
- The scenic descent is easy and takes around 3-4 hours. After reaching Gulaba a jeep drive to take you to Manali.
- Departure from Manali bus stand at 5 PM.
- Accommodation (Camping/ Guest House).
- Meals while on trek (Veg.) and Manali stay.
- All Permits.
- Trekking equipment.
- Qualified & experienced trek Leader, Guide and Support staff to help trekkers.
- First aid medical kits.
- Delhi to Manali and Manali to Delhi Volvo.
- Meal on the way to/ from Manali
- Any kind of personal expenses.
- Mules or porter to carry personal luggage.
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the “Inclusions” section.
- Cost of any form of insurance, rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.
Not suitable for: Heart Patient, paralyzed Patient, pregnant women, Asthmatics or any other
medical conditions that limits person from participating in adventure sports
Dos and Don’ts
- A strict NO to your Denims – they are not suitable for treks, besides it adds weight.
- NO to Snacks, Colas, Alcohol and Personal Food – Don’t overweight yourself with them.
- NO to any Disposable Plastic Bottles, plastic wrapped/packaged items & Non Bio-Degradable material.
- While at the trek enjoy the view. Do not litter and leave the place in the same condition for other trekkers and next generation coming after you to enjoy.
- Strict NO to touching or handling of any of the Skeletal remains that you may come
- Do weigh your Gears post packing. It should not exceed the range of 8-9 kg – preferably on the lighter side.
- Travel light and carry what is essential. For example, toothpaste should be bought in small size (that can last you 10 days).The list given here are exactly what you need and nothing more.
- We carry High Altitude Sleeping Bags with us hence please do not carry yours. We would also be carrying tents and other equipment required for such treks.
- Some Common advice about Clothing:
- To protect you from cold, dressing in layers is the ‘Catch’. Two T-shirts worn one over the other is warmer than a T-shirt that is thick. 3 T-shirts worn one over the other is as good as a full sweater. This is just a suggestion. If you are prone to cold carry an extra sweater.
- An identification card (like Driving License, Voters ID card, Passport etc), along with a photocopy, Passport Size Photos, a Medical Certificate and Disclaimer Certificate.
- All mentioned DOCUMENTS are MANDATORY, without which you won’t be allowed to trek.
- Max Altitude: 14100 feet
- Best Season: May / June / July / Aug / Sep / Oct
- Grade: Easy / Moderate
- Approx Trekking KM: 26km
- From Manali there is a great range of treks out of the Kullu valley, including a short foray to the ancient community of Malana, an extended itinerary from Jagatsukh to the Hampta valley to Lahaul or a traverse of the Himalaya to the trans Himalayan region of Spiti.
- Dominating the regions topography are the Dhaula Dhar, Pir Panjal and Great Himalayan Ranges. The Himalaya National Park is east of the Kullu Valley and includes the upper sections of the Parvati valley. The Manali Sanctuary extends to the upper elevations of the Bara Bangal and the Pir Panjal ranges.
- The best chance of viewing wildlife is in the national Parks and Sanctuaries. The ibex and markhor tend to seek out the highest crags above the Alpine meadows, while Serow, Goral and Musk Deer are found in the more secluded forest above the Kullu valley. Brown Bears are seen in the birch corpses, while the Black Bears and forest Leopards are found in the Oak and Conifer forest not far from the Villages.
- Treks out of the Kullu valley provide fine opportunities to appreciate wild flowers. These include the meadows in the vicinity of the Chandra Khani Pass, Kali Hind Pass and the Alpine reaches of the Hampta valley.
- The trek to the Hampta valley savors dramatic views of Deo Tibba 6001 meters and Indraasan 6221 meters. The trek also provides excellent opportunity to acclimatize before trekking to Singola or connecting up the Chandra valley to complete the trek to Chandra Taal and the Baralacha La.
Terms & Conditions
- Cancellation 30 days prior to the trip- 100% return.
- Cancellation 15 days prior to the trip- 50% return.
- Cancellation less than 15 days prior to the trip- No Refund.
- Cancellation policy in case of inclement weather :-
In case of rough weather, we (Adventure Singh) have the full discretion, whether to go ahead with the trip/expedition or not. In case of cancellation due to rough weather, we will provide you with an alternate trip. The dates and the cost of trip may vary. In such cases following will apply:-
a. Cost of alternate trip > Cost of booked trip: Customer has to pay extra difference in cost
b. Cost of alternate trip < Cost of booked trip: Customer will be paid back the extra difference in cost.
c. In case we (Adventure Singh) are unable to find a replacement for the trip, customer will get the full refund.
Things to Carry
- Rucksack 60-70 Liters
- Cold protection (Fleece jackets)
- Water Proof cum Wind Cheater Jacket
- Long Woolen socks
- Trekking Shoes – Forclaz 500/600
- Water Proof Gloves
- Trekking Poles
- Water Bags
- Camera, Memory-Cards, Batteries etc (Batteries carry enough spares. You won’t get Electricity on slopes)
- Slippers/Sandals (for walking around campsite)
- Energy bars (dry fruit pouches are better than 5 Star/Munch).
- Plastic bags for wet clothes.
- Leak proof Tiffin Box, a Plate, Spoon and Coffee Mug.
- Physical preparation is mandatory for this trek. Regular Jogging, Stretching Exercises, Cardio
Personal Medicine Kit Containing:
- Dolo 650 – 10 Tablets
- Avomine – 1 Strip
- Avil 25mg – 6 Tablets
- Diamox – @ 3 Tablets/day 30 tablets
- Combiflam – 5 Tablets
- Disprin – 10 Tablets
- Norflox TZ- 10 Tablets
- Spasmoproxyvon – 6 Tablets
- Crepe Bandage – 3 to 5 meters
- Band Aid – 10 strips
- Zintac 300 – 10 tablets
- Gauze cloth – 1 small role
- Leukoplast – 1 small roll
- Cotton – 1 small roll
- ORS – 5 packets
- Betadine cream
- Aqua pure Tablets – 1 bottle
- Moov spray
P.S-Take necessary instructions from your family doctor before taking any of the above mentioned tablets.