Package Name : Prashar Lake Trek
The lake is located at a height of 2730 m above sea level. The lake is accompanied by fast flowing beas river the lake prashar is very scenic. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking down on the fast flowing river Beas, the lake can be approached via Drang. Prashar lake is protected by a fence so nobody can enter it. There is a round, floating island inside the lake. The floating land moves in all directions in the lake. The floating land covers 29% of area of lake whereas water is with 71%. This is approximate percentage of water and land we have on the earth. Prashar lake is a perect trek for anyone looking for a 2 days of wilderness. Morning yoga and Meditation around the lake will make you feel very refreshing.
REGION: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
DURATION: 2 days
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 8,900 ft
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: Day time: 13°C-18°C; Night time temperature: 0°C-7°C
Day 1 – Kantlu to Prashar Lake
Assemble point: Mandi at 6.30 am.
Drive to Kantlu.
Kantlu Village (6,050 ft) to Prashar Lake (8,900 ft)
1 hour drive and 7.5 km trek (i.e., 4-5 hours)
Trek gradient: Moderate. Steep ascent for 500 metres followed by a gradual ascent for about 4 km. Another steep ascent for 3oo metres followed by an easy walk.
Kantlu is about 2 hours from Mandi. We will head straight to Kantlu before that have breakfast and after that we will begin trekking.When we will reach the destination you will find a beautiful temple dedicated to the sage Prashar next to the lake. Its architecture is unique and attractive.Walk to the nearest ‘top’ from the lake to view the sunset and return early the next morning for the sunrise. You get to see whole mountains from here including Papsura and Dharmsura. Rest for the night at the dormitory.
Day 2 -Prashar Lake (8,900 ft) to Kantlu Village (6,050 ft)
7.5 km, 3-4 hours. Easy Mostly descending trail with few, short ascents.
You will reach Mandi between 6 pm and 7 pm.
You will return to Kantlu today but through a different route. This is a narrow path through grasslands. After 700 metres on this path, you will see a small water pump house. This, is an absolutely quiet, beautiful place surrounded by forests. The only sound hear is that of water. You can refill your water bottles here. After 1.2 km, you will reach an ascent. Once you cross this, a house beautiful house set in a clearing appears out of nowhere to your right. In front of the house is an apple orchard, which is filled with apples in May and June. After 1.2 km, you will reach an ascent. Once you cross this, a house beautiful house set in a clearing appears out of nowhere to your right. In front of the house is an apple orchard, which is filled with apples in May and June. After 1.2 km, you will reach an ascent. Once you cross this, a house beautiful house set in a clearing appears out of nowhere to your right. In front of the house is an apple orchard, which is filled with apples in May and June.
- Accommodation. (Guest house, Home stay, Camping)
- Meals while on trek
- Trek equipments (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dinning tent, crampon, utensils, tent)
- All necessary permits and entry fees.
- First aid medical kits, stretcher and oxygen cylinder.
Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and Support staff.
- Government service tax 9.0%
- Air/Train fare
- Anything not mentioned under the head inclusions.
- Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, road blocks and / or any factors beyond control.
The tariff does not include barbeque, personal expenses like telephone, laundry etc.