Location : Himachal
Date : On request
Duration : 4 Days
Exp Partner : Planet Way Round Why this experience?
Bhrigu (4240mts.) is a prominent lake of kullu region, located right of Rohtang Pass. Legend holds that Bhrigu Rishi meditated here and many local gods of the kullu region take a dip in its sacred water, most prominent among them is Guru vashisht, who travel to the lake at least once in two or three years cycle. A natured forest of Fir, Oak and higher altitude White Oak surrounds Gulaba from where trek starts. Steep ups and downs can make you a bit tired but are equally rewarding because of its breathtaking views
What happens on the day?Day 1 : Manali to Gulaba then trek to Kothi Thel (2900mts.) 5hr
We drive 15km. up to the Manali Rohtang highway to the meadows of Gulaba. The views of the upper kullu valley from here are quite spectacular. The trail toward the lake goes east ward and climb through the dense forest of Deodar, then cross a small stream to the camp site of Kothi Theli.Day 2 : theli to Bhrigu.(4240mts) 5 hrs.
We ascent towards the lake slowly as the altitude can make you a little breathless. We cross a mountain stream and then keep climbing until we cross a mountain ridge beyond which lies the Bhrigu Lake. We reach the beautiful lake by the afternoon and set the camp.Day 3 : Bhrigu Lake to Vashisht Thel(3600mts) 4hrs.
After the breathtaking views of the Bhrigu Lake We walk cross a small meadows and climbing up to a mountain to Vashisht Theli. During the trekking we will pass through the Pandu Ropa(Rice fields of Pandvas) over night camp.Day 4 : Vashisht Thel to Vashisht village then to Manali 4hrs.
This day is our steep descent to the village of Vashisht. The descend offer a great view of the entire Kullu valley. We walk through forest and slowly emerged into apple orchards and finally reach the Vashisht Hot Spring then to Manali.
1 Person - $180USD per day
2+ Person - $125USD Minimum 2 per person per day
4+ Person - $90USD Minimum 4 per person per day