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Prashar Lake Christmas & New Year Getaway 2018

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Trip Overview

A trek to Prashar Lake is a perfect mix of a spiritual journey and exploration into the serene Himalayan Ranges. Come let the mother nature enchant you.


  • Trek to an altitude of 9000 feet and serene Himalayan Lake.
  • A total of about 16 kilometres of a trek.
  • Overnight camping near the Prashar Lake.
  • Company of a well-experienced mountain guide.


Detailed overview

Prashar Lake is located in Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 2730 metres (9000 feet). This Holy Lake is known for a three-story Pagoda style Temple of Prashar Rishi and its floating island. Lake is surrounded by green meadows & around the meadows are the dense alpine forest. Lake also offers a panoramic view of snow clad ranges of Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Great Himalayas. The water of the lake is clear and you can spot fishes swimming underneath the surface, on a clear day lake appears blue when seen from the surrounding hillocks. Prashar Lake has a perimeter of around 300 meters and a walk around the lake gives a mystical experience of calmness of the surrounding.



Day 1: Panarsa - Jwalapur - Prashar Lake | 8 km Trek

  • You will have to report in Panarsa, Himachal Pradesh between 8 to 10 am.
  • Post your arrival you will be to checking in to our homestay in Panarsa.
  • Relax for a while and then you can enjoy a nice warm breakfast, post which you will be transferred to Jwalapur village on shared cabs. The journey to Panarsa to Jwalapur will be of 25 kilometres.
  • Your arrival in Jawalapur will mark the beginning of your trek to Prashar Lake which is around 8 km from your starting point, packed lunch can be done near the waterfall.
  • Most part of the trek is through lush green forests, along a stream with numerous waterfalls en route.
  • As you reach the top you see Alpine meadows and the magnificent lake on your left.
  • You will be visiting the Prashar Rishi Temple, take blessings & make new wishes to the deity. 
  • You may spend some time at the lake & capture the Himalayan Silhouette during sunset.
  • There are a couple of local dhabbas and shops around Prashar Lake where you can grab a hot cup of tea or a quick snack.
  • You will enjoy some lip-smacking snacks and dinner at the campsite near the lake.
  • Quality music and party setting will be arranged for you at the campsite. (Bonfire arrangements can be made if Possible / if Allowed)
  • You will camp overnight under the stars at Prashar Lake (outside of the fence).

Day 2: Prashar lake - Jwalapur - Panarsa | 8 km Trek

  • Next day, you may wake up early in the morning and enjoy a sunrise photography with 360 degrees panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas.
  • Form these hills you can have clear shots of the Himalayan Ranges.
  • You will for sure be enchanted by the scenic snow-covered Dhauladhar Ranges and Bada Bhangal on the West.
  • Nice warm breakfast will be served at the campsite, post which you will trek back to Jwalapur Village, the trekking distance will be of 8 km.
  • Taxis will be available at Jwalapur for the transfers back to Panarsa.
  • Upon arrival in Panarsa, lunch will be served at Panarsa HomeStay. 
  • You may get a chance of even more photography session at Panarsa as you walk along the riverside.
  • Post which you collect your luggage and begin your journey back to the next destination. Usually, the  Volvo Bus for Delhi arrives at around 7 pm.

Basic Details

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  • 5 Meals (2 Breakfast + 2 Lunch + 1 Dinner + Tea) all Veg
  • Transit Room on the day of arrival in Panarsa for freshen-up
  • Locker Room to leave any extra stuff at Panarsa
  • Shared Cabs from Panarsa - Jwalapur - Panarsa
  • Stay at Prashar Lake (Music, Camping) on double/triple and quadruple basis depending on the availability
  • Gear (Sticks, Snow Gaiter, Day Bags, Tent, Sleeping Bag, Matts, Lights)
  • Service of Certified Guide, Support Staff, Safety Equipment


  • Non-veg and alcoholic beverages
  • Porter if needed & hired
  • Any extra meals or snacks or juice or water that you purchase
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Cost Escalation due to "Force Majeure" and evacuation charges

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Important Information

  • Minimum participant age should be 16 years.
  • Delhi-Manali Volvo drops you right at Panarsa, no cab/auto needed to reach the reporting location of homestay
  • There is plenty of water on this trek, most part of the trek is along a stream, you have to carry less water
  • After the trek on Day 2, you can wait at the homestay or near the river till the Volvo arrives
  • Lots of activities at the homestay to spend time (Cycling, Cricket, Foosball, table tennis, carom, chess & board games)
  • Big Lawn outside the homestay with seasonal flowers & view of the river
  • In case you arrive early from the trek, you can go for rafting on Beas River
  • If your plan is to go Manali, you just have to travel 60 km more
  • If your plan is to go Kasol, you are just 40 km away
  • 8 western toilets & bathrooms available at the homestay which you can use on Day 1 & Day 2
  • Any extra luggage can be kept at the homestay while you trek light with limited stuff
  • Bonfire has been banned on all treks by the forest department, we don’t promise the availability of a bonfire
  • Camping in the fenced area near the lake is also banned by the forest department, tents will be pitched away from the lake

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 3 days
  • No refund after that


Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • Panarsa, Himachal Pradesh (Panarsa Volvo Stop on Kullu Manali Highway)
  • Once your booking has been confirmed, the operator will contact you to coordinate the pick-up.
  • Operator contact details will be shared with you post booking, you may coordinate with the operator for the exact meeting point
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