Prashar Lake Hike

Prashar Lake Hike

Himachal Pradesh 2 Days


0 KM



2712 mts.

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Mandi to Mandi

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Brief Description

Prashar Lake (2,730m), surrounded by the Dhauladhar ranges in Kullu Valley is a beautiful lake. The hike starts from Baggi village which is 2 hours drive from Mandi. The trek follows a charming trail through a forest and several water streams. Prashar lake is said to have been discovered by the Pandavas (from the epic Mahabharata). One can also experience the local culture as the trail goes through small Himachali villages. Prashar Lake is accessible by road now and hardly any trek anymore. If you are a novice but looking for a proper trekking experience then we suggest you go for Beas Kund trek in the same (Himachal) region.


Day 1

Mandi To Prashar Lake ( 2712 M) Via Baggi Village (7 Kms Trek )

We board a vehicle at Mandi at 7:00 A.M. to reach Baggi village. This is a 2 hour 30 minute journey with stunning views of the Himalayas. We should reach Baggi by 9:30 A.M. After briefing & stretching exercise, we start our trek to Prashar lake at 10:00 A.M. It's a 7 Km uphill trek. The trail starts by following a river basin where we can see the wrath of mother nature as debris from a previous landslide lies as a reminder to us of the power of nature. 15 minutes into the trek we reach the first and only water point. We stop to refill our bottles as we need to contain it for the whole stretch of the trek. Then we deviate from the river and move uphill Ito the tree line. The next phase is a 4 Km uphill moderately steep trail through the dense forests. This phase opens up to the beautiful meadows which is under a thick layer of white snow. We can now see the panoramic view of the Himalayas. 2 Km more of uphill traversing through the meadows and we reach our finish point at Prashar Lake. The whole trek should take us 5-6 hours to complete. Our campsite being 2 minutes from Prashar lake give us spectacular views of Prashar lake and Prashar temple. Campsite situated at an elevation from the lake makes sure nothing obstructs our panoramic view of the Himalayas. The view from campsite is unique in its own way. You can see all the three ranges of Himachal Himalayas, Pir Panjal range near Dharamshala to Dhauladhar range near Manali to lahual and Spiti range from kinnaur region together from camp. After an hour of refreshment and enjoying the snow we head out to see another very old lake, Sukhasar lake. 2 Km of traverse through the meadows, in 25 min we should reach Sukhasar lake. After 30 minutes of indulging in it's beauty and taking pictures we head back to camp for rest. We enjoy dinner under the stars that light up the sky and the glow of Prashar lake.

Day 2

Prashar Lake To Mandi Via Baggi

We wake up at 7:00 A.M. to witness the sun rise. After a breath taking sunrise we pack our bags, eat a healthy breakfast and get ready to head back to Mandi. We set out downhill at 9:00 A.M.. Again following the same trail we followed uphill this trek should takes us only 3 hours to complete and we should reach Baggi by 12:00 P.M. The snow on the trail makes downhill a bit more tricky making our journey a little more adventures. Upon reaching Baggi and enjoying some tea we board our vehicle back to Mandi.

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Prashar Lake Trek - Mandi

Why Bikat

Learning Experience
  • We are an Adventure Learning Organisation first.
  • We want you to not just complete a trek safely but also pick up some basic trekking knowledge and skills along the way.
  • To achieve this we have integrated learning modules into our itineraries.
  • These modules will help you build the necessary skills to progress from trekking to mountaineering over time.
Loyality Programs

Our community is an integral part of us and we take pride in our trekkers and climbers. When you complete at least three days on any trek or expedition with us, you become eligible for our membership and referral programs.

  • Currently we have three levels:
  • Basic Membership
  • Summiteer Membership
  • Leader Membership
Personalized Attention
  • Our group sizes on treks don’t exceed 15 members in order to maintain a healthy Participants : Leader Ratio of 8:1.
  • Over time we have found this number to be optimum when it comes to ensuring personalised attention to every member of our group.
  • On mountaineering expeditions this number is even smaller. Our group sizes are capped at 12 members ensuring a Participants : HAP Ratio of 2:1.
Best Expedition Leaders
  • Our Expedition leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders.
  • Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
Eco-friendly Practices
  • Group sizes are capped at 15 people.
  • Batch sizes are capped at 250 people per trail per season.
  • We follow a rolling campsite model.
  • We are constantly exploring and introducing new trails to reduce the burden on existing ones.

For us, a successful summit is not about reaching the highest point of a mountain but about making it safely back to base.

  • To ensure this:
  • Every region of ours is mapped with an emergency evacuation plan.
  • The equipment we use is UIAA certified.
  • Our trek leaders are AMC certified with specialisation in rescue procedures.
  • Our support staffs are trained in first aid as well.


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Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date
5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure
50% deduction

Less than 15 days of departure
No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date
No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure
No Refund

Please note
  • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
  • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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