Bhrigu Lake Trek Offers Spectacular Meadows | Trekking In Manali | Manali Treks
Have you ever been to Manali?. Probably, You have been to Manali. Have you ever heard about the Bhrigu Lake Trek?. Obviously, You haven’t. Then read on to know more about the things which you don’t know about the Bhrigu Lake Trek. This trek exists right outside of Manali. The trek offers high altitude never-ending meadows. Trekking on these meadows not only rejuvenate your senses but also remains as an unforgettable experience in your lifetime.
Just imagine for a moment, you would be on the lovely meadows that are endless. Moreover, you could have the spectacular views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains. Apart from it, lush greenery, scenic vistas, fresh natural air, pine forests, and unparalleled natural beauty make you feel astonished. Let me explain what makes this trek unique.
We have several high altitude alpine meadows in our country. In order to explore those, one should undergo a minimum of 2 to 3 days trek to step into the lovely meadows. However, Bhrigu Lake Trek takes you into the meadows within few minutes. I’m sure the moment you stepped into the undulating meadows, you would be certainly staggered to find such vast meadows within 10 minutes from the Gulaba Base Camp which is about an hour’s drive from Manali. Behold those amazing moments that are cherished for a lifetime.
While trekking on the meadows for several miles you will find horses galloping and sheeps grazing. Spent some while by sitting on the undulating meadows. Furthermore, you will be spent some hours while camping in gorgeous meadows. Anyhow, delight the camping experience on such extensive meadows. The beauty of the meadows enhances when those are covered with snow. In addition to the meadows, exploring the lake is quite thrilling after the strenuous trekking. It is situated at 14,000 ft. The pristine glacial lake persistently changes its colour and shape. Sometimes, its water is a royal blue. From time to time its water may be a emerald green and totally frozen.
Bhrigu Lake Trek Brief Itinerary
Bhrigu Lake Trek is a moderate trek. Take a brief look at the itinerary.
Day 1: Gulaba
Gulaba, the place where Bhrigu Lake Trek starts. It is a tiny hamlet serves as a base camp that can be reached easily from Manali.
Day 2: Jonker Thatch to Rola Khuli
On the second day, your expedition starts from Jonker Thatch to Rola Khuli. The trekking trail begins with a steep ascent. Thereafter your trail starts amidst the oak forests. Later you will be stepped into the undulating meadows. Feast your eyes on beautiful meadows while trekking. After a while, you will be explored the Mt. Hanuman Tibba towering over the meadow in the background. Apart from it, you could witness the Seven Sister peaks seated in the Beas Kund Valley exists below Hanuman Tibba.
Day 3: Rola Khuli to Bhrigu Lake and back to Rola Khuli
On the third day, your trekking trail begins from Rola Khuli to Bhrigu Lake. You will be covered a maximum distance during the third day. You have to cross several unending meadows. During July the large part of meadows engulfed with snow. And you will be delighted with the amazing views of snow clad mountains such as Pir Pinjal and Dhauladhar ranges, Indrasen, Deo Tibba and Hanuman Tibba. Later you will be reached the glacial lake.
Day 4: Rola Khuli to Gulaba
Day 4, you will get back to Gulaba via the endless meadows. During this day you will undergo several descents. It takes around 3 to 4 hours in order to reach Gulaba.