Prashar Lake Trek 2020 – LetsGhumoFiro - 4 Days

Prashar Lake Trek 2020

Prashar Lake lies 49 km north of Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India, with a 3 storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar.

The lake is found at a height of 2730 m above water level. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he’s regarded to possess meditated there. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and looking out down on the fast flowing river Beas, the lake will be approached via Drang.

About Prashar Lake:

Parashar Lake trek (2,730m), which happily takes people to the lake which is totally frozen within the winter and a stunning beauty otherwise, is taken into account to be a very important trek in Himachal Pradesh. The picture-perfect blue water lake is surrounded by the majestic Dhauladhar Ranges in Kullu Valley and it’s always kept as a secret within the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.

As you climb the paths up, you’ll come to satisfy the local people and it’s the most effective chance to grasp the indigenous culture closely. Also, once you finish the trek to Prashar Lake, you’ll have a satisfied heart stuffed with lots of beautiful views of Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal, and Kinnaur mountain ranges.

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Quick Facts:

  Day: 13°C to 18°C and Night: 0°C to 7°C
Maximum Altitude: 8,956ft
Difficulty Level: Easy
Nearest Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Kullu
Nearest ATM: Mandi has the last ATM point before your trek begins.

Prashar Lake Weather

Prashar Lake incorporates a knack for unpredictable weather – from snow-laden winter months to rains & bright sunshine-filled days – since you’ll do that trek throughout the year, the weather at Prashar Lake is going to be synonymous to the weather in the Mandi region.

During the year, the best average Prashar Lake temperature hovers around 21C.  Also the minimum temperature hovers around -8 C. it’s essential to organize in terms of unpredictable chill, even within the summer months. Thus, carrying the layering of garments is that the key to any successful trek within the Himalayas.

Well, you’ll be able to indulge yourself within the Prashar Lake Snow Trek in winters.

Best Time to visit Prashar Lake

Although you’ll be able to do that trek at any time of the year, the months of January and February are best to try to do this trek because the lake is nearly frozen and covered with snow. there’s a particular magnetism to being in untouched hills, with the snowy white blanket embellishing everything seeable, with the nip of the air making you are feeling all the more alive, somehow.

However, if you’re so inclined to look at the magic of the floating island, post-monsoon makes for an excellent time to venture out. because it is during now that the valley would be its lushest green self.

Things To Carry

  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • Warm clothes
  • Jackets
  • Gloves
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip Balm
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Warn inner wears
  • Torchlight
  • Mobile charger and power banks

More treks

About Prashar Lake:

  • 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. 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. If you set out for a trek to Prashar Lake, you will be going through the charming trails crossing the forests and several small streams.
  • 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.
  • Nestled in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh, most visitors of the region tend to be unaware of this hidden gem. Also, since you can do the Prashar Lake trek throughout the year, it makes for a perfect getaway.

Things To Carry

  • Comfortable trekking shoes
  • Warm clothes,Jackets,Gloves Sunscreen,Warn inner wears
  • Sunglasses ,Extra set of clothes,Lip Balm
  • Torch light,Mobile charger and power banks
  • Energy bars and water bottle
  • Personal toiletries
  • Muffler,Caps and hats,Camera, optional
  • ID cards


  • To avoid frost-bite from freezing temperatures, wear proper fitted trekking boots to keep warm
  • For proper blood circulation, avoid wearing thick socks or more than one pair of socks
  • Instead of denim jeans, wear track pants
  • Avoid carrying snacks and junk food
  • Do not use disposable plastic water bottles, plastic-wrapped items
  • Always carry a couple of pairs of thermal innerwear
  • Wear waterproof jackets and gloves
  • Always pack light and carry only the essentials
  • It is mandatory to carry your identification proof
Day 1
Day 1 | Delhi – Mandi- Bagi village

Meet at the meeting point on the given time as discusssed on phone or by an Email.

Will Leave By 6pm-8pm .The Total Distance Is 475KM So It Will Take Upto 12hrs Approx.

Day 2
Day 2 | Mandi – Baggi Village – Prashar Lake

Will Reaching Mandi by 6am – 8amApprox After Riding Overnight from Delhi.

Explore the surrounding region of Mandi & enjoy the quaint Himalayan Life From Mandi to bagi village And After Taking Rest For Some Time .

There are few cafés where you can eat your breakfast as well as pack your lunch & shop for eatables.

This is a trek in the hills, amongst the trails –and you will not come across any commercialization. As always, do remember to carry your water bottles & fill them up before you start the trek towards Prashar Lake.

The journey from Baggi village to the lake will around 4 hours, depending on your fitness level and you will be covering a distance of approximately 7 km.

Day 3
Day 3 | Explore Around Prashar – Sukhasar Lake-Bagi

Wake up as early as you possibly can. Yes, if you’re new to trekking, your body will be hurting, and you’d want nothing more than just snuggling in your cozy tent. But, you’re only cheating yourself of the spectacular sights that await.

The view from the lake encompasses three ranges of Himachali Himalayas – Pir Panjal Range to Dhauladhar range and the Lahaul & Spiti range. If you’re up to it, you can extend your adventure and try exploring another ancient lake – Sukhasar Lake, only 2 KMs away Prashar. This journey will take you around one and half an hour and worth the effort.

Also, once back to the campsite – go out and explore the old temple and immerse yourself in mythological history.

after the sukhsar lake back to the Bagi village

Then We Will Start Decending In The After Noon And Will Reach Down At Evening.

Then Will Do Dinner And Sleep.

Day 4
Day 4 | Bagi-Mandi – Delhi

On The Next Day Will Get Up Early In The Morning And Be Ready To Leave For Delhi.

First Breakfast Will Be Done And Then Checkout From Hotel.

We Will Be Reaching Delhi By Late Night Approx 9pm – 10pm.

Hope you enjoy the trip


What is the best time to go for Prashar Lake Trek?

Prashar Lake trek in Himachal Pradesh is a famous one in the region that expects tourists and adventure lovers from early May to the end of July and then to September before the onset of heavy winter. Each time shows a different appearance of the valley and the surroundings. In winter, the lake will be completely frozen and if you are ready to take up the challenge in it, then winter can be the best but the trails will be very difficult to conquer. Avoiding monsoon will be a good choice since heavy rain can harm the fun.

What is the difficulty level of Prashar Lake Trek?

During the spring season, when the surroundings are lush green and beautiful, trekking to Prashar Lake is quite easy to do. The steeps and slopes will be gentle as well as the routes will be wider. But if there is heavy snowfall, then the trek becomes difficult since the trails will be very slippery and tricky. The trekking pole can help you to an extent during that time. When it is raining also, accessing the roads to Prashar Lake is a difficult task.

Which type of shoes should I carry on the trek to Prashar Lake?

It is always better to carry proper trekking shoes while you head out to do Prashar Lake trek because on the way you will find many slippery patches as well as rough roads. To get a good grip, you will need proper trekking shoes since normal sports shoes won’t be comfortable to climb the trails up till the summit.

What is the total distance of Prashar Lake Trek?

The total distance of Prashar Lake trek is 15 km (7.5 km each) which takes you to the beautiful meadows contrasting with clear blue skies. With this trek, you can gape at the Dhauladhar, Kinnaur and Pir Panjal ranges that will delight your eyes.

How is Prashar Lake Trek weather?

From December to April, there can be snowing at Baggi Village as well as Prashar Lake. The day temperature varies from 8 to 16 degree Celsius on these months and at night the temperature will come to the lowest of -5 degree Celsius. From May to October, the day temperature will be ranging from 8 to 16 degree Celsius and at night it will be from 2 to 8 degree Celsius. Apart from winter and monsoon, all the other months are moderately warm at Baggi Village and slightly cold at Prashar Lake.

Is Diamox is advisable at Prashar Lake trek?

Yes, to prevent Acute Mountain Sickness or simply altitude sickness, Diamox is a must medicine you should have handy. You will be reaching a height of about 9000 feet and it will be great if you have 10-12 diamox tablets with you to avoid the uneasiness happens due to acute mountain sickness.

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Prashar Lake Trek 2020 – LetsGhumoFiro

Trip Facts

  • No transport included (Bring your own bike or contact us)
  • 1-10 People (size doesn't matter at all)
  •  8,956ft
  • Prashar Lake , Himchal Pradesh