Also known as
the ‘Pool of Gods’, Bhrigu Lake is a majestic an
picturesque water body that is located at a distance of about 43km from the
town of Manali. Each year, the lake attracts thousands of trekkers and visitors
who come here to appreciate the serene, crystal clear blue pools of the lake as
a part of their itinerary to visit Manali tourist places.
Rising to a height of about 14,100ft it is located on the eastern
courses of the Rohtang Pass. One of the many glacial lakes of the Kullu Valley,
it makes up for being a perfect weekend outing on your next trip to
The lake is bordered by snowy
peaks of the Himalayas on all sides and is a moderate to difficult trekking
escapade. Also nearby is the Nehru Kund,
which is a natural water spring that is fed by the waters of the Bhrigu Lake
and is truly picturesque.
The trekking route to Bhrigu Lake starts either at
the village of Gulaba or Vasishth Temple, either ways it perches you up at a
height of almost 14000ft right on the second day, making it one of the most
captivating treks of the Pir Panjal Ranges.
Locals of the village believe that this lake has been blessed by the
sages and Gods which is why, it never freezes over completely even in the times
of harsh winters.
Manali: 18 Kms
How to get
there: Follow the Kullu-Naggar-Manali Road through the village of Gulaba
Best time to
Visit: May to June
destination: Trekking and religious