Encompassed by the Dhauladhar extends in Kullu Valley is a blue-water lake called Prashar. Prashar Lake is a well-kept mystery in the Mandi area of Himachal Pradesh
. The trek finishes a beguiling trail a timberland and a few rivulets. In the interim, one can appreciate the neighborhood culture as the trail experiences towns also. The trek offers a 180 degree perspective of the Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal and Kinnaur mountain ranges.For those inspired by architecture, the nearby sanctuary of Prashar Rishi beside the lake, with its riveting Himachali design, mixes impeccably with the scene.The Trek
Day 1: Kantlu to Prashar LakeHeight:
6,050 ft (1,844 m) to 8,900 ft (2,713 m)Time taken:
1 hour drive + trek for 5 hours, 7.05 kmTrek slope:
Moderate. Soak climb for 500 meters taken after by a progressive rising for around 4 km. Another lofty climb for 300 meters taken after by a simple walk.Water sources:
Carry two liters of water. There is one water source at distance, around 2.6 km into the trek. You can refill your water bottles here.Kantlu is around 2 hours from Mandi. Achieve Mandi by 7.00 am and make a beeline for Kantlu. Eat here and start trekking.The trail starts with a lofty rising for around 500 meters through open land. You will see the valley on ur right.After this, you enter a wilderness, which for the most part comprises of rhododendron. The trail facilitates somewhat here to wind up a progressive climb. In 400 meters, you achieve a clearing from where you get the full perspective of the Dhauadhar go. Enjoy a reprieve here. It's a decent spot to click a few photos.On you cross the clearing, the trail enters an oak woodland. It keeps on climbing continuously. In the wake of strolling in the wilderness for 1 km, you achieve another clearing. This is additionally a decent spot to take a break.From this clearing, the trail gets on to the motorable street. Stroll on this for the following 700 meters. You will then achieve a place named Til. There are a great deal of shops here.From Til, look for the kachha street. Rise on this for around 600 meters till you achieve another little glade. Break here for lunch. The perspectives are extraordinary from here.When you begin trekking from the glade, you will run over apple plantations. Ensure you don't cull any apples. After 700 meters, you will cross the motorable street once more. From here, the trail climbs steeply for 300 meters. This area is somewhat strenuous. You achieve a clearing directly after this.The perspectives from here are extraordinary. The mountain that you see from left to right are Triund, Dhauladhar Matterhorn, Kap Chuli, Man Hill, Hanuman Tibba, Sikar Beh, Mukar Beh, Manali crest, Friendship top, Mukila, Ali Ratni Tibba and a few littler ones encompassing an excellent valley. Rest here for some time.In 300 meters, you enter another backwoods. The trail here is level, trailed by a short rising. Toward the finish of this segment, you will see a lovely lake beneath. In any case, this is isn't Prashar Lake. Go down to the lake and investigate around. You will likewise discover two shepherds' cabins here.From the lake, take after the mkotorable street for 1.7 km. You'll see few houses previously achieving Prashar. Take a turn once you cross these. A low ground is obvious from here. When you achieve the edge of this low ground, an excellent lake comes into see this is Prashar.Prashar lake is ensured by a fence so you can't enter it. There is a round, skimming island inside the lake. In the event that you are fortunate, you can see the island move while you are there.There is a lovely sanctuary devoted to the sage Prashar by the lake. Its engineering is extraordinary and alluring.Stroll to the closest 'best' from the lake to see the dusk and return at a young hour the following morning for the dawn. You get the chance to see entire mountains from here including Papsura and Dharmsura. Rest for the night at the residence.
Day 2: Prashar Lake to KantluElevation:
8,900 ft (2,713 m) to 6,050 ft (1,844 m)Times taken:
3.5 hours, 7.7 kmTrek slope:
Easy. For the most part dropping trail with few, short risings.Water sources:
Carry two liters of water. You can refill your water bottles from the little pump that you achieve 2.2 km in the wake of beginning the trek.You will come back to Kantlu today yet through an alternate course.Stroll on the motorable lake from Prashar lake f0r 1.5 km. From here, leave the mkotorable street and turn towards the right. This is a limited way through fields. After 700 meters on this way, you will see a little water pump house. This, is a totally tranquil, lovely place encompassed by backwoods. The main sound hear is that of water. You can refill your water bottles here.The trail enters thick backwoods from here. There's another preoccupation after 500 meters, where you have to take the trail on the right. The trail slips bit by bit after the pump house. After 1.2 km, you will achieve a risingThe trail enters thick woods from here. There's another preoccupation after 500 meters, where you have to take the trail on the right. The trail dives slowly after the pump house. After 1.2 km, you will achieve a rising. When you cross this, a house lovely house set in a getting shows up out of the blue on your right side. Before the house is an apple plantation, which is loaded up with apples in May and June.Behind the house is a delightful valley. You can see the Dhauladhar range, Mukila and Hanuman Tibba crests from here.In around 200 meters from the house, you will cross the mkotorable street again and enter a backwoods. This is loaded up with pine, oak and rhododendron trees. After 1 km, the timberland weakens. To your left side will be a little repository. Inside 100 meters you will achieve a little town named Halgarh. This town has just a couple of houses. You get an unmistakable perspective of Kantlu and the valley from here.Start descending again from here. In a brief time, you achieve the a piece of the course gone up against Day 1. Take after this to achieve Kantlu, which is 2 km from Halgarh.Eat at Kantlu and leave for Mandi.
Adjacent trips: A 12 km trek to Tunga Mata sanctuary over the Prashar Lake is a suitable journey one can make while outdoors at Prashar Lake. The trail is a precarious hop on the mountain edge behind the lake. The perspective of the lake from here is shocking.