Brief Event Description
|Event Organiser||Kolhapur Hikers|
|Event Location||Bhrigu Lake, Himachal Pradesh|
|Pickup Point||Manali (Details will be informed later)|
|Pickup Time||06.00 am to 10.00 am|
|Things to Carry||1. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
2. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)
3. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare - Extra batteries)
4. Personal First-aid Kit.
5. Energy Food
6. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle
7. Bandana or Buff
8. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)
9. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain
10. Socks plus spares
12. Camera and memory cards - Optional
13. Binoculars - Optional
14. Notebook and pen or pencil
15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash
16. Earplugs and eye shade - UV Protected or Cat 4
17. Toilet paper
18. Insect repellant
19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit
21. Cell phone with Charger,
23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)
24. Thermal Inners
Reporting Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manali Guesthouse
Room Allotment and Freshen up
Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s
Lunch and Rest
Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”
High Tea & Snacks
Evening Hot Soup
Dinner and Lights off
Packed Lunch from Base Camp & travel to Gulaba (drive) and trek to Raul Kholi Altitude: 2600 m to 3,830 m Time taken: 4 to 5 hours, 4 km Take the Manali-Rohtang Pass road. Drive by Kolang, Palchan, Kothi as you reach Gulaba,
Base camp of the trek. Gulaba is 22 km from Manali.
The trek to Gulaba starts from the 14th scissor bend on the right side of the roadhead.
Trek steadily underneath forest cover, passing through open grasslands every now and then.
Make note of silver oak, cedar and birch trees on the trail here. These are few of the most prominent trees in the Himalayas. The trail enters an open meadow where shepherds camp. Observe Mt. Hanuman Tibba towering over the meadow in the background. Below Mt.Hanuman Tibba are the Seven Sister peaks seated in Beas Kund Valley. Turn right from the upper ridge of the meadow and head south. The second forested cover begins here. Ahead, there’s a milky white rivulet flowing down the imposing Kolang Valley.
This is Kolang Nallah.Here, a trail on the right ascends towards a ridge (from south east). As you climb up the ridge, pause to enjoy brilliant views of Manali and Solang Valley. From here, Raul Kholi is around 2 hours away.
Raul Kholi is a scenic grazing ground used by local shepherds. Located at the base of Bhrigu Lake, it makes for an ideal camping spot. Your water source here is Chor Nallah, which flows across the camping ground.
High Tea and Welcome Drink
Tent Allotment and Relax
Evening Hot Soup
Free Time for Group Games
Dinner and Rest for get ready for 2morow Bhrigu Lake
B/Fast and Move to Bhrigu Lake
Raul Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and then to Camp 2 - Base of
Altitude: 3,830 m to 4,270 m
Time taken: 3 to 3 ½ hours, 3.5 km
Start early as you have to catch memories today.
You have to trek a height of around 411 m to reach Bhrigu Lake.
Bhrigu Lake rests between two high-altitude ridges. You’re currently hiking to the first ridge, which is an hour away. The trail slowly turns from green to brown and white. As you reach the ridge, look for an oval glacial lake in the distance. The lake surrounded by snow.
You can catch a stunning panoramic view of Pir Pinjal and Dhauladhar ranges. Also, major peaks
Mt. Indrasen, Mt.Deo Tibba and Mt.Hanuman Tibba stand majestically before you.
After spending time at the lake, head down to New Camp Site base of Bhrigu Lake
Evening Hot Soup
B/Fast and Move to Base of Bhrigu Lake to Mori Doog
Altitude: 3,830 m to 2,070 m
Time taken: 3 hours, 3 km
Today’s trek is an easy one. Descend through the forest ridge of Pandu Ropa. Once you exit the forest ridge, treat yourself to a grand view of Kullu Valley. Below you, there are attractive apple orchards that Kullu Valley is famous for.
Evening Hot Soup
Mori Doog to Vashistha
Time taken: 3 hours, 3.5 km
This is an old Kullu village with several native stories about Sage Bhrigu and the Pandavas.
The village trail from here all the way to Vashisht is well-defined. The trek ends at Vashisht.
Once there, you could pamper yourself by bathing in hot springs.
Drive from Vashisht to Guesthouse – Feel like a home
Marketing and Local Sight Seeing
Grand Camp Fire and Bada Khana
Day 6 :
Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks
After Vote of Thanks leave from Guesthouse to Manali,
From Manali, you can take buses to Chandigadh or Delhi.
Manali to Manali Transfers
Food and Accommodation
( 4 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )
Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation
Guide / Cook and other Professionals
Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,
Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportations,
Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities ( Land Slides, Floods etc. ), any accidents,
medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs Etc.
Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be Extra and need to be borne by you.
Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.
|Instructions & Guidelines||NA|
Bhrigu Lake Is a lake 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 Rohtang Pass and is around 6 kilometres from Gulaba. It can be reached by trekking either from the Vashishth temple, which is famous for its hot water springs, which is close to the town of Manali or from Gulaba. Actually an area of the Pir Panjal mountain range. It is named after Maharishi Bhrigu. Legend has it that the sage used to mediate near the lake and hence it has been rendered sacred; the locals believe that due to this the lake never freezes completely.