The Manali-Bhrigu Lake trek is a easy to moderate trek that takes place in the Himachal Pradesh region of India. It is situated in the Kullu district and is located at an altitude of 4,300 meters above sea level. The trek takes you through dense forests of Oak and Deodar, meadows of wildflowers, and picturesque villages. The trek route starts from Manali and goes through the Vashishth, Moridugh, Bota dugh and finally Bhrigu Lake. The trek offers stunning views of the Himalayas, including the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal ranges. The trek typically takes 5-6 days to complete, depending on the starting point and the itinerary. It is recommended for experienced trekkers with a good level of physical fitness.

7 Nights 8 Days Available on request Manali, Himachal Pradesh
What makes this tour special
  • High altitude glacial lake located at an elevation of around 14,000 feet
  • Scenic views of the Himalayan peaks including Rohtang Pass and the Seven Sisters peaks
  • Passing through lush green meadows, dense forests and picturesque villages
  • Experience of local culture and tradition of Gaddi communities
  • Chance to spot variety of flora and fauna
  • Challenging but rewarding trek (Easy to Moderate level)
  • Takes around 5-6 days to complete, with specific permit and altitude precautions needed.
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  • Itinerary

    Day 1 - Delhi to Manali 

    • Report at New Delhi near Majnu Ka Tila by 5:00 pm and leave for Manali via Volvo Bus. 
    • Overnight bus Journey.

    Day 2 - Manali 

    • Reach Manali for breakfast and enjoy a short acclimatization walk in the evening. 
    • Overnight at Manali Basecamp.

    Day 3 - Manali Base camp to Moridugh

    • After a short drive to Kulhang Village, we start our trek towards Camp 1 Moridugh.
    • It is an easy ascent through beautiful pine trees and gushing streams. 
    • Overnight Camp at Moridugh.

    Day 4 - Moridugh to Botadugh

    • The beginning of the trek is a flat walk followed by a steep climb for 1-2 hours.
    • The route is through meadows and lush forests. We have to cross a small river on the way. 
    • After having our packed lunch on the way and a little more walking, we arrive at our Camp Bota Dugh.
    • Overnight Camp at Botadugh. 

    Day 5 - Botadugh to Bhrigu Lake to Botadugh

    • Summit Day. We get up early and post breakfast, we leave for Bhrigu Lake. 
    • The trail for Bhrigu lake goes through meadows and snow patches. It is a gradual climb of 3 to 4 hours.
    • Post summit, we return to Bota Dugh. 
    • Overnight at Bota Dugh camp.

    Day 6 - Botadugh to Manali base camp

    • Final day of the trek. 
    • We will start our trek back to base camp. 
    • Free time post lunch to explore Manali.

    Day 7 - Manali to Delhi

    • We can explore Manali in the morning and head towards White Water Rafting. 
    • Post lunch, we will leave for Delhi by Volvo.
    • Overnight bus journey. 

    Day 8 - Delhi

    • Reach Delhi by 8:00 am and proceed for your journey back home.

    What is included in the tour

    • Transport support from Delhi to Delhi in Volvo Bus.
    • All vegetarian meals starting Base Camp to Base Camp(Manali to Manali). 
    • Professional guide, cook and support staff. 
    • Clean sleeping bags and mats
    • Good quality ‘A’ shaped or dome tents
    • Kitchen tents, common tents, toilet tents with portable toilet seats
    • Forest entry charges for Indian nationals. For non-Indian passport holders, there will be an additional charge
    • Porter and mule support to carry camping equipment and NOT personal luggage
    • Tented accommodation throughout the trek on a triple sharing basis.
    • Stay in Manali before and after trek.
    • All applicable taxes.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Personal expenses like tips, personal medicines, phone calls etc.
    • Any transport support during the trek apart from what is included above
    • Any cost or services not mentioned in the Inclusions
    • Cost of Sightseeing or River Rafting.
    • Cost arising due to unforeseen incidents like bad weather, medical evacuation, road blocks etc.
    • Porter/Mule charges to carry personal luggage. It can be arranged at an additional cost of INR 300 per day (1 soft bag per person < 12 kg)
    Pickup point
    Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map
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    Things to carry

    Basic Gear :

    Back pack & rain cover

    (40 - 50 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps) (can be rented from Mountainfit)

    Day pack + rain cover

    10 - 20 ltr (If you hire a mule or porter and also for Summit day)

    Walking stick

    Advisable (At least one) ) (can be rented from Mountainfit)

    Head torch

    1 Nos. ) (can be rented from Mountainfit)

    Water bottle/Hydration pack

    2 bottles of one litre each



    Energy bars, dry fruits, electoral/ors

    Personal Medical Kit

    Consult your doctor


    Clothing :


    2 to 3 (Dri Fit Preferred)

    Full T-shirts

    1 Nos.

    Fleece jacket

    1 Nos. (Alternative: a woollen sweater)

    Down feather / Hollofil jacket

    1 Nos.  (can be rented from Mountainfit)

    Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant)

    1 Pair

    Thermal inners (upper and lower)

    1 Pair

    Trek pants

    2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denims, capris)

    Poncho (Rain Protection)

    1 Nos. ) (can be rented from Mountainfit)

    Personal Utilities :

    Sunscreen cream

    Hand sanitizer


    Antibacterial powder

    Toilet Paper & wipes

    Toothbrush and toothpaste

    Lip balm

    Quick dry towel

    Sun cap

    1 Nos.

    Woollen cap

    1 Nos.

    Buff / Bandana

    1 Nos.


    U/V protected advisable.

    Protect your feet :

    Trekking shoes

    1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)


    1 Pair (Very useful to roam around camp).

    Cotton socks

    4 pairs

    Woollen socks

    2 pairs

    Gaiters and Crampons

    1 Pair (MountainFit team will notify you if required)


    Protect your hands :

    Waterproof gloves

    1 Pair

    Fleece/woollen gloves

    1 Pair


    Few Important Tips:

    • Dress in layers: Carry at least 3 layers at the trek.  Weather is quite unpredictable so we need to keep ourselves warm. Keep it simple, but warm enough. Pack your backpack as per provided Trek essential list.
    • Thermos Flask (1ltr) is very important on winter trek as water in normal bottle freezes due to severe temperature.
    • Do not carry any precious items like jewellery at the trek. Mountainfit Team will not be responsible for loss of damage of such items.
    • Carry extra plastic bags for wet clothes/garbage/etc. “DO NOT LITTER THE TRAIL, KEEP IT CLEAN”
    • Drone and satellite phone is not allowed so please don’t bring any