Bhrigu Lake, Manali

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#8 of 13 in Nature in Manali
Marvel at a partially frozen surface of Bhrigu Lake, located at the end of a challenging Himalayan hike. At around 4,300 m (14,000 ft) above sea level and surrounded by snow-covered slopes, the lake offers fabulous views of local scenery. The trek, a popular activity with nature lovers and adventurers, takes visitors through a verdant forest of fir, spruce, and birch, as well as across lush meadows. Close to the Rohtang Pass, the lake is nestled among high rugged peaks and, according to local legend, never freezes completely because its waters are sacred. Use our Manali travel route planner to add Bhrigu Lake and other attractions to your Manali vacation plans.
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  • It's a 3 days trek and one need to cover approx 26 Kms. This trek starts from near Gulaba. I experienced night trekking in Himalayas for the first time in this trek. We reached manali very late so cou...  more »
  • This place is situated in between the mountains of Manali and Rohtang La Their is a trek of about 6 KM from Gulaba near Manali. Must visit for the travelers seeking eternal silence relaxation and peac...  more »
  • A easy trek with constant slope of about 30 to 40 degrees, the slopes are easy to climb but it will drain your energy as the incline is quiet steep and constant,you can even do this trek in a day but ...  more »

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