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MumbaiRangers Trek to Bhrigu Lake 14,100 ft in Himachal Pradesh 2 May to 7 May 2016

An Enjoyable and Relaxed Six Days Ultimate High Altitude Trek 

 

 Bhrigu Lake

 

History and Details : 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

Choose from our diffrent batches:

 

Bhrigu Lake

 

02nd to 07th May, 2016

 

09th to 14th May, 2016

 

16th to 21st May, 2016

 

01st to 06th June, 2016

 

08th to 13th June, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

A Six Days High Altitude Trek for Mountain Lovers

 

Trek Details:

 

Day 1:

 

 

 

Reporting Time : 06.00 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Manali

 

Manali to Drive Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home – (4 Km. from Manali)

 

  B/ Fast

 

  Room Allotment and Freshen up 

 

  Introduction – Mountain Do’s and Don’t’s 

 

  Group Activity

 

  Lunch and Rest

 

  Acclimatization trek to “Jogini Water Fall”

 

  High Tea & Snacks

 

  Group Discussions

 

  Evening Hot Soup

 

  Dinner and Lights off

 

 

 

Day 2: 

 

 

 

  Morning Tea

 

  B/Fast 

 

  Packed Lunch from Base Camp (Shikharpar- Ultimate Stay)

 

Shikharpar 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

 

  Group Discussions

 

  Dinner and Rest for get ready for 2morow  Bhrigu Lake 

 

 

 

Day 3: 

 

 

 

  Morning Tea

 

  B/Fast and Move to Bhrigu Lake

 

Raul Kholi to Bhrigu Lake and then to Camp 2 - Base of Bhrigu Lake 

 

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 

 

  Lunch

 

  High Tea 

 

  Group Games

 

  Evening Hot Soup

 

  Group Discussions

 

  Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 4: 

 

 

 

  Morning Tea

 

  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.

 

  Lunch

 

  High Tea 

 

  Group Games

 

  Evening Hot Soup

 

  Group Discussions

 

  Dinner

 

 

 

Day 5: 

 

 

 

  Morning Tea

 

  B/Fast 

 

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 Shikharpar Ultimate Stay – Feel like a home 

 

  Lunch at Shikharpar 

 

  Freshanup 

 

  Marketing and Local Sight Seeing

 

  Grand Camp Fire and Bada Khana

 

 

 

Day 6 : 

 

 

 

  Morning Tea

 

  B/Fast 

 

  Feedback Session and Vote of Thanks

 

After Vote of Thanks leave from Shikharpar to Manali,

 

From Manali, you can take buses to Chandigadh or Delhi.

 

 

 

Package Price Rs. 8000/- (Rs. Eight Thousand Only ) - (Manali to Manali)

 

Age Group : 14 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

 

Package Price Includes :

 

  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

 

 

 

Excludes :

 

  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.

 

  “Shikhar Par” Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will have all authority to make any changes and final 

 

  Decision.

 

  Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

 

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

 

Insurance :

 

 

 

All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness,

 

Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Par and Organiser”

 

shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to

 

unavoidable reason or mishap.

 

 

 

Caution & Remarks :

 

 

 

  Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history

 

Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

 

Deciding to undertake the trip.

 

  Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

 

  Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines 

 

Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

 

Especially while sleeping

 

 

 

Cancellations :

 

 

 

Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to info@mtsportsacademy.com. Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

 

The cancellation charges are as under:

 

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.

 

Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund. 

 

Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

 

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

  

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.

 

 

 

 

 

For registration call:

 

Amit Bhadouria : 9819299164

 

Nishant seth : 8879418581

 

 

 

Registration accepted through phone calls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Advisor : Mr. Dhiren Talpade

 

 

 

 

 

Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :

 

 

 

01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

 

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

 

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare - Extra batteries) 

 

04. Personal First-aid Kit. 

 

05. Energy Food 

 

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

 

07. Bandana or Buff

 

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

 

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

 

10. Socks plus spares

 

11. Sandals 

 

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

 

20. Towel

 

21. Cell phone with Charger, 

 

22. Poncho

 

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

 

24. Thermal Inners 

 

 

 

Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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