Meals during Kasol and Kheerganga Trek:
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About the trek:
Laka Glacier lies gracefully in the laps of Kangra Valley and enveloped in the mighty Dhauladhar ranges making it a mesmerising trek to indulge in. It gains popularity as a beginner-friendly trek for the terrain is easy to moderate and as it is easily accessible from McLeodganj and Dharamshala it becomes an ideal choice for trekkers. This trek would offer you an adventurous experience and as you reach the top, the panoramic views of snow-covered mountain ranges would be a glorifying scenery to witness.
Start point/Endpoint: Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand, McLeodganj
Start Time: 10:00 AM (Day 1)
End Time: 2:00 PM (Day 3)
- Stay: Dome tents on sharing basis
- Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
- Highly Experienced Guide
- Activities: Trekking & Camping
About the Bhrigu Lake Trek:
Bhrigu Lake is a high-altitude glacial lake, perched at a height of 14,100 ft, thus catering to a perfect place for some mind-blowing adventure and thrills. Bhrigu Lake Trek in Manali is one of the most captivating short treks in the Himalayas and it greets you to witness high altitude alpine lake, the verdant meadows, and everything that your heart has yearned for.
The mesmerizing lake has its own majestic beauty as it changes its colours with each passing season. In late summer, it changes its color to emerald green and in summers it turns its beauty to blue which is a fascinating sight for the eyes to behold.
This 4-day Bhrigu Lake trek takes you through unparalleled breathtaking views of Seven Sister Peaks, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, the outstretched Pir Panjal ranges which will soothe your senses and make you content with unbounded natural beauty.
Bhrigu Trek Quick Facts:
- Bhrigu LakeTrek Distance: 26 km
- Bhrigu LakeTrek Height:14,100 ft
- Trekking Gradient: Steep ascent throughout the trail
- Bhrigu Lake Trek Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
- Start Point/End Point of Trip: Old Manali
- Start Time/End Time: The trek starts at 10:00 AM (Day 1) and ends around 2:00 PM (Day 4).
About the Beas Kund Trek:
Embark on an enthralling trekking expedition with this Beas Kund Trek that lets you traverse through the lush green grasslands and tall mountains of this scenic location, Manali. Soothe your senses with the views of the picturesque lake through which the river Beas emerges and spot a contrasting sight of the crystal clear waters of the river, based amidst the eye-catching mountain peaks of Pir Panjal.
Conquer the mighty mountains of Himachal Pradesh and reach an altitude of 3,810 meters to catch glimpses of summit views of big mountains of Manali like Friendship Peak, Shitidhar, Ladakhi, and Hanuman Tibba.
Besides, you can treat your eyes with the rare glimpses of Mt Indrasen, Deo Tibba, and more such peaks from the Pir Panjal range, if you are fortunate enough. Enjoy a delightful camping session during the thrilling trekking expedition, when you spend the chilly night stargazing at the vast expanse of star-studded night skies in your tent.
Beas Kund Trek Quick Facts:
- Beas Kund Trek Distance: 16 km
- Beas Kund Trek Height:12,772 ft
- Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
- Electricity: There will be no electricity at the campsite on the trek.
- ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM
- Start Point/End Point: Beas Kund Trek starts from Old Manali and ends at Solang Valley
- Start Time/End Time: The trek starts at 10:00 AM (Day 1) and ends around 2:00 PM (Day 3).
Start/End Point: Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand
Start/End Time: 09:000 AM (Day1) & 12:00 PM (Day2)
Camp Location: Leta/Mana village Village (2.5 km before Triund)
- Triund is the easiest Himalayan trek. With breathtaking views of the Kangra valley and the snow covered Dhauladhar ranges, it is also very picturesque.
- Triund is the ideal destination for those seeking a hassle-free taste of trekking in the Himalayas. The trek can easily be done over a weekend.
- The trail to Triund is short but steep. The steep climb is well-compensated by refreshing walks amongst rhododendron and oak trees. There are also various songbirds in the forests along the trail which make it a birdwatcher’s delight.
About the Triund Trek:
- Get a chance to witness the many small hamlets and stream through the trek to Triund.
- Feast your eyes at the majestic view of the Dhauladhar ranges on one side and Kangra valley on the other
- Enjoy camping at a high summit and the clear night sky under the billions of stars.
- Also, enjoy a small bonfire with your friends and the other trekkers in Alpine tents on double/triple sharing basis.
- Trek through some of the most beautiful forests of alpine and fir, Rhododendron and Oak.
- Get a chance to witness the rare flora and fauna of this region as you continue your Triund trek.
- Also, taste the local cuisine of this region while you head out for the trek to Triund.
Maximum Altitude: 9,432 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy
Electricity: Electricity is available at the campsite
ATM: Mcleodganj is the last point where you will find an ATM
Trekking Gradient: Steep throughout the trail
How to reach the campsite?
You have to report at Bhagsu Nag Taxi Stand which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 3 km from Mcleodganj. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Mcleodganj to reach Bhagsu Nag.
Note: If the snow at the top of base camp is beyond the operator's control, the camping for the day will be organized in Dharamkot instead.
Starting & Ending Point: Panarsa
About Prashar Lake:
With views fit for a king, the trail, leading to the lake region i.e. from the city of Mandi to the little village of Apple village Jawalapur, become private and exclusive to every group that visits. The setting of the campsite in Prashar Lake location is yet another pleasant surprise because of its closeness to the water and its harmony with nature.
Prashar Lake trek (2,730m), which happily takes people to the lake which is completely frozen in the winter and a dazzling beauty otherwise, is considered to be an important trek in Himachal Pradesh. It has in day: 13°C to 18°C , in Night: 0°C to 7°C and maximum altitude 8,956 ft.
The picture-perfect blue water lake is surrounded by the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges in Kullu Valley and it is always kept as a secret in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
About the Prashar Lake Trek Package:
Tour will be started from Panaras through driving you will reach Apple village Jawalapur and from where your trek will start for Prashar Lake. You will have camp stay at beautiful lake site for one night and in morning again you will trek till Apple village Jawalapur from there you will drive by to Panarsa. During this trek, you will be going through the charming trails crossing the forests and several small streams. All meals for the Prashar Lake trek is included in the package.
Apart from trekking you will have sightseeing, bonfire at camp and as per weather yoga meditation as well. As you climb the trails up, you will come to meet the local people and it is the best chance to know the indigenous culture closely. Also, once you finish the trek to Prashar Lake, you will have a satisfied heart filled with plenty of beautiful views of Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal, and Kinnaur mountain ranges.
There is a surprisingly beautiful attraction near the lake that is the local temple of Prashar Rishi which has a lot of significant architectural brilliance carved on the walls. If you're in the mood for some outdoor adventure and want these memories to be etched forever, then make Prashar Lake trekking the trek of your choice!
For a decent stay, you can opt for alpine tents with common washroom facilities. All tent offers amenities like mattresses, pillows and clean linen. In the evening enjoy the musical night with a bonfire.
Quick Facts About Prashar Lake Trek:
Trekking distance: 24 km
Maximum altitude: 2730 m
Prashar Lake Trek Difficulty level: Easy To Moderate
ATM: Mandi is the last point where you will get an ATM
Meals during your Prashar Lake Trek:
Breakfast, lunch and dinner (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) are included in the package
Stay during your Prashar Lake Trek:
Transit Room on the day of arrival in Panarsa for freshen-up
Clock Room to leave any extra stuff at Panarsa
Stay at Prashar Lake (Camping)
Double/ triple/ Quad sharing Basis in camps
How to reach :
Nearest railway station is Shimla and nearest airport is Bhuntar Airport, Kullu from there one can reach by bus and private vehicle. One can also take a direct bus from Delhi to Panarsa.
Note: The group package is available on weekends. Private trek can be arranged for more than one adult.
Nestled at an elevation of around 9,626 feet above the sea level, the pristine Kareri Lake is a beautiful shallow freshwater lake, which can be reached by hiking the even serene 26 kilometers long Kareri Lake Trek. Kareri Lake gets its water supply from the thick snow melting down the Dhauladhar mountains and eventually outflows as a breathtaking stream. This spectacular destination in the majestic Dhauladhar range is home to lush pasturelands, exotic perennial flowers, and dense conifers. Other major attractions in this place that Kareri Lake Trekking will reward you with include an ancient Lord Shiva temple and the gaddi kothis.
About the Kareri Lake Trek:
For those of you who are planning to conquer the Himalayan Mountains, then trek to Kareri lake is a great option for you. located at an elevation of about 2,950 meters in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. This glacial Kareri lake trek will take you through a journey of the most scenic views. Trek through the lush green forest filled with chir and chilgoza pines as you continue your trek.
The endpoint is feasible to take the private cabs to reach Mcleodganj. This trek is also a favorite among the shutterbugs and the nature lovers who can spend some time close to nature while clicking their best shots.
Quick Facts About Kareri Lake Trek:
Maximum Altitude: 9,650 Ft.
Temperature: 8°C to 20°C
Start Time: 09:00 AM
Kareri Lake Trek Difficulty Level:- Easy To Moderate
Approx Trekking Km:- 26 Kms (To & FRO)
Stay during Kareri Lake Trek Himachal:
Stay in Alpine/ Dome tents on double/triple/quad sharing basis.
Meals during Kareri Lake Trek Himachal:
Lunch from day 1 till the breakfast of day 3 (All the meals are included, veg meals will be provided)
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport at Dharamshala about 20 km away. The Main Square is the epicenter of McLeodganj Town which is surrounded by most of the Hotels, the start point can easily be reached through convenient public and private transportation from here.
This Kareri Lake trek can be availed on every Weekend. Open even for Solo travelers as well. Send the inquiry for more available dates.
Location - Manali
Start Point/End Point: Solang Valley
Start Time/End Time: The trek starts at 10:00 AM on day 1 and ends around 02:00 PM on day 3.
About Beas Kund:
Beas Kund is a high altitude thousand-year-old alpine lake that sits royally amidst the mountains of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 3,810 meters. This taint less beauty is the origin of Beas River, which is believed to be the water body where Sage Vyas use to take bath while he meditated and wrote Hindu epic Mahabharata.
About the Trek:
Lush green grasslands flourish below the summits of the three biggest mountains around Manali and hidden in these grasslands is the emerald lake. The contrasting sight of this serene water body nestled in between jagged mountain peaks of Pir Panjal range adds to the beauty of the lake and that makes it an amazingly picturesque travel destination and an even better summer trek, to rewind and rejuvenate amidst nature. Your camping experience at the campsite of Bakarthach, under the star-studded sky, will be an experience worth remembering.
Trekking distance: 16 km
Maximum Altitude: 12,772 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
Electricity: There will be no electricity at the campsite on the trek.
ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM.
Trekking Gradient: Moderate ascent throughout the trail
Landmarks: Dhundi, Bakartach
How to reach?
You have to report at Solang Valley which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 12 km from Mall Road of Manali. Many local means of transport and private cabs are available from Mall Road to reach Old Manali.
Camp Location: Manali
Manali is gifted with a lot of amazing places and one of them happens to be this unique high altitude alpine meadow near Old Manali. Popular as one of the must-visit and most visited places, Lamadugh is famous for offering experiences and views that you may have never witnessed before.
About Lamadugh Trek:
This day trek to the meadow of Lamadugh starts with your arrival at the meeting point in the Old Manali. You will then start the trek and climb through thick forests of Pine and Deodar to reach your destination. The trek offers majestic views of the many high mountains of the Himalayas that surround the valley like Indrasan, Deo Tibba and the peaks of Bara Shigri glacier.
To enter Lamadugh, you will have to walk on the ridge, the place will open up to this green heaven of a meadow dotted by just one hut and with a variety of flowers. Spend some time here and have your packed lunch, before climbing back down to reach Manali base camp and enjoy overnight camping over there. The next day morning, after having breakfast bring the experience to an end. To make the experience more convenient and helpful, you will have the facility of trek guide, cook, and helpers on the trek.
Lamadugh Trek Quick Facts:
Maximum Altitude: 9,900 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate
Electricity: There will be electricity facility available at Manali base camp.
ATM: Manali is the last point where you will get ATM.
Trek Gradient: Moderately Challenging
Landmarks Covered: Manu Temple, Deodar & Pine forests
How to reach?
You have to report at Old Manali which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 2 km from Mall Road of Manali. Many local means of transport and private cabs are available from Mall Road to reach Old Manali.
Starting time of the trek: 10:00 AM on day 1
End time of the trek: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM on day 2
Camping Location: Tosh Village, Himachal Pradesh
Indulge your visual senses as you take on the Tosh valley trek, a trail that will take you across the periphery of the mighty Himalayas. A village at the end of the Parvati Valley in Himachal Pradesh, Tosh is situated at a height of 7,874ft and leads to the beautiful Pin Parvati Pass. The Tosh River here is an offshoot of the Parvati River, which suckles into the main river at Pulga. An amazing point to note here is that the valley of Tosh is actually home to a tributary of the river Parvati, which also goes by the name River Tosh. This means that as soon as you arrive at a point after the trek to Tosh, where a smaller river stream is feeding its waters into the grand Parvati Valley, you have arrived at the beginning point of Tosh Valley.
Temperature Range: The average temperature here ranges between 2°C and 7°C and dips below the freezing point in winters.
Tosh Valley Trekking distance: 6 km
Tosh Trek Difficulty Level: Easy
Starting and Ending Point: Barshaini, Kullu
Best time to visit Tosh Valley: April to October would be the best time, though pleasant weather can be seen throughout the year. November to February would be a good time to see snow and experience freezing cold.
How to reach the campsite?
You have to report at Barshaini which is the starting point of the trek and it is around 22 km from Kasol. Many local transports and private cabs are available from Kasol to reach Barshaini.
Starting from Solang Valley, this trek is a must take for the lovers of nature and adventure. both. With its difficulty ranging close to moderate, it has gained immense popularity within the community.
About the Activity:
- Start by arriving at Solang Valley early in the morning and beginning the trek as you move away from there.
- After you start trekking, you will see views of many famous peaks, including the Friendship Peak.
- After passing a variety of vegetation and forests, you will arrive at the final steep climb covered with rocks and absolutely no trail. Once on the top of the peak, rejoice the scenery around you.
- Spend some time and click some pictures before starting the return trek to Solang Valley, where you will be finishing the experience and move to your return journey.
Timing- 7 AM to 5 PM
Difficulty- Easy to Moderate
Age Limit- 14 to 45 Years
Physical Requirement- Fit to take on steep treks for 10kms
About the Activity
- The adventure begins with your arrival at the rafting spot
- Enjoy white water rafting in the river Beas and pass by some of the most beautiful sights on this adventurous ride
- Camp by the riverside and indulge in activites like bonfire
- Take to the famous Bijli Mahadev temple the next day and enjoy the views of the Kullu and Parvati Valleys, and the confluence of Beas and Parvati
Start Time: 09:00 AM
End Time: 05:00 PM
On this 8-hour hike to Pandu Ropa, a local guide shows you one of the best hiking destinations in Manali. While it might be challenging, the hike offers some of the best views of Kullu Valley. You'll walk through a forest of pine trees, and then leave the tree line behind as you hike up the alpine meadow. Pandu Ropa sits about 11,480 feet (3,500 meters) above sea level.
About the Trek:
Your day hike to Pandu Ropa begins in the morning in Vashisht, where you meet your guide. Walk through the village, and then begin the hike with a grueling climb past green apple orchards and into the dense and fragrant pine forest.
By lunchtime, you will have crossed the tree line and will be hiking up the alpine meadow of Bhrigu. At this height, enjoy a view of Kullu Valley below. If you're hiking between May and early September, you should also enjoy blooming Himalayan flowers, a welcoming sight.
When you reach the very top of Pandu Ropa, take in the 360-degree view of the entire valley and town of Manali before heading back down.
How to reach?
You can take an auto or private taxi from Mall Road or Bus Station to reach Vashisht.
Pick up and drop: Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off within 2 km area of Mall Road, Manali(Depending on the variant selected)
Location - 2 km from Kasauli bus stop
Approximate Trekking Distance - 8 to 10 km
Start Time - 9 am
Get to enjoy this wonderful jungle trek for a day. While treading this route you will be often surprised by some spectacular views of pine trees, sweet chirping of the birds and the pleasant sound of some water fall.
The best part of this activity is that you will be led by an experienced guide who is extremely knowledgeable about the region in general and the trek in particular. You will be travelling through some moderately dense forest trail for most of the trek. Do not hesitate in asking the guide the wildest of questions - he would in fact love to explain things in detail. Also, a wholesome meal is included as a part of this jungle trek.
It can be booked by groups of friends, couples or even families. Besides, anybody who is physically fit for this soft trek (mostly above the age of 5 years) can join in.
How to Reach?
Private or public transportation can be availed to reach the starting point which is around 2 km away from the Kasauli bus stop. Parking space is available at the starting point of the trek.
This stretch from Solan to Karol Tibba is a moderately difficult trek with a steep ascend. After reaching Solan from Kasauli bus stand using the transfer which is provided, there will be a briefing on the Karol Tibba trek. Walking sticks will be provided for the convenience of the trekkers. Soon after that, the adventurous Karol Tibba trek would commence. There will be quite a lot of challenging terrain to be encountered.
Though it is a short day trip yet it provides a lot of thrill to the trekkers along with the mythological significance of this place. Pandava Gufa, found at this place, is considered to be the longest and the oldest cave in the Himalayan region and has close reference to the Mahabharata.
The intriguing stories are sure to keep the trekkers interested all along the way. Besides, lots of deodar trees will also be spotted along the trail. In the evening you will be offered snacks as well. After returning to Solan, trekkers will be transferred to Kasauli bus stop once again.
Karol Tibba trek is suitable for people above 8 years and who are physically fit. Mostly groups of friends and or young people opt for this. Families and couples can also take part in this adventurous experience at Kasauli.
Quick Facts About Karol Tibba trek:
Waterfalls in hills are some of the most scenic sights, with all the green beauty around them and the splashes of water is a treat for the eyes. Close by Manali, the Jogini Waterfalls are one of the most amazing sights that you can see in the area. This trek takes you to an amazing trail leading to Jogini Waterfalls in Vashisht, allowing you click some amazing pictures and spend time admiring the cascading waterfalls.
The 7 km trek will take about 6 hours to complete and will also include a visit to the Jogini Mata Mandir. The guide will assist you with the trails and he is familiar with the routes of the trek, he will let you know the right places to get the pictures clicked. One time packed veg lunch will be provided to the trekkers. Arrive back in Bahang Village via the same trail to bring the experience to an end.
Age Limit- 6 to 55 years
Preferred weight limit- 25 KG to 90 KG
The Bahang Village is located around 5 Km from the Mall Road of Manali. You can board a private cab to reach the village.
About the Activity:
- Join campers as you get to embark on an exciting and fun trekking experience to Cave waterfalls in the depths of Himachal Pradesh.
- Experience the thrill of walking on jagged rocks and boulders beneath these amazing waterfalls and exult in a wondrous joy of trekking.
- trekking enhances the thrill of exercise and there is no better way to do this than near water falls that are gushing with water everywhere.
- Get a chance to experience the true essence of team building and enjoy quality time with your friends here.