Himachal Pradesh is a land of striking landscapes, lofty snow-capped mountains, deep gorges, thickly green meadows, large glacial lakes, terraced fields, and never-ending streams. No wonder people all around the world visit this paradise to admire and explore the varied cultures, world-class cuisines and on top all to trek the peaks and express their love for nature. Then is it not our blessing to live along this earth’s paradise?
Several peaks’ waiting to show us what it has got. All you need is some time off, a possible plan and warm clothes!
While trekking is already quite an adventurous and remarkable experience, imagine what hiking a peak at a whopping height of 14,000 ft can offer? Bhrigu lake trek is the most ideal and perfect trek to plan for. Generally high altitude lakes are tough to trek and need days of climbing in layers of snow on rugged terrains, so you could cherish the sight of the lake. Bhrigu lake trek is out of that league as well as promises to offer nothing less of such high-altitude lakes.
The beautiful Bhrigu Lake Trek in the upper Kullu Valley offers you a chance of winding through the Rohtang Pass. Trust me, you don’t need 6-7 days to trek this like hectically hiking a high-altitude Himalayan mountain. Be amazed because the Itinerary to the Bhrigu Lake is exciting, interesting, and enchanting!
Manali to Bhrigu Lake is the most suitable to start with. To be precise, you shall start from Manali which is at an altitude of 6,725 ft, and conquer the Bhrigu Lake which is at an altitude of 14,000 ft in 4 days.
Manali to Gulaba Meadows camp
Gulaba is on Manali Rothang pass road at an altitude of 10,300 ft. Steep scale the trek to Gulaba camp and have a cozy night in the tents.
Gulaba to Rola Kholi
You get to pass through woods of silver oak, cedar, and birch trees with stunning views of Manali & Solang at an elevation of 12,500 – 10,300 ft.
Rola Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and way back
The path to the lake is rugged and snowy. But the grasslands, tranquil lake, alpine meadow from an altitude of 14,000 ft is rare and breath-taking.
Rola Kholi to Gulaba and back to Manali
The easy and mostly descending path will give a recap tour of everything you just saw the way up. And you would still be thrilled!
What not to miss?
- Hanuman Tibba and the Seven Sisters Peaks.
Hanuman Tibba is the greatest peak of the Dhauldhar Range in Himachal which is settled at a whopping height of 19,626 ft above sea level. Its resemblance to a steep pyramid with vertical uphill from its base is truly mesmerizing on your way towards Rola Kholi. Catch a glimpse of Beas Kund valley lying far below from where you are. The stunning views of the seven sisters’ peaks are a portrayal of beauty. The Prettiest Grassland Trek in Himachal is indeed a pack delight.
- Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar range.
The verdant meadows on the last day of the trail gets more refreshing and undoubtedly eases your heart due to its captivating scenic. Rola Kholi to Bhrigu Lake is ridden with cobbles and slippery boulders. At the last boulder lap, the alpine lake is visible between the two ridges. The snow is gone if you choose to visit between mid-August to September. A deep royal blue color with lush grass and flowers blooming around it, the tranquil lake is what the trek is all about. Dhauladhar range shall be part of the climax towering with the rest of the untouched mountains. The views of Indrasen and Deo Tibba from the top are a gift.
Bhrigu Lake trek is one of the most beautiful and iconic treks in Manali. If you are someone who appreciates the idea of hiking and longing to explore nature to the fullest, then this trek shall be startling for you. experienced trekkers will be given back the memory of majestic mountaineering other Himalayan peaks and promise to offer no less than the rest. You better not wait for another lifetime to visit!