Prashar Lake

2 Days

Treknical Details

  • Mandi
  • 8,960 ft
  • December - February
  • Easy - Moderate
  • 16 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 8
  • 65


Prashar Lake, nestled in the mystical Himalayas, marks the starting point of an enchanting journey. This hidden gem offers a captivating trek that seamlessly blends adventure and serenity, appealing to trekkers from all walks of life.

Embarking from the quaint village of Baggi, the trek winds through lush forests and meadows adorned with vibrant blooms. With each step of the ascent, the spellbinding landscapes of snow-capped peaks and shimmering streams unfold before you.

An eminent milestone on this trail is the ancient Prashar Temple, resting on the lakeshore and infusing the expedition with a touch of spirituality. The cerulean waters of Prashar Lake, reflecting the azure skies, conjure a surreal ambiance that leaves trekkers entranced.

Stretching across 2 days, the Prashar Lake trek provides ample time to absorb the tranquility of nature and embrace the thrill of conquering the trail. Camping by the lake under the canopy of starlit skies becomes an enduring experience etched in the heart.

Be prepared to be enthralled by Prashar Lake – a trek that pledges indelible memories, a sense of achievement, and a profound connection with the unspoiled beauty of the Himalayas. Immerse yourself in the enchantment of the mountains and craft cherished moments destined to linger throughout your lifetime.

Trek Highlights

  • Begin your adventure with a scenic drive from Mandi to Baggi Village, the starting point of the trek
  • Trek through lush forests and picturesque landscapes to reach the mystical Prashar Lake, nestled amidst the Himalayas and explore the ancient Prashar Temple, a sacred landmark by the lakeshore, exuding spirituality
  • Camp by the serene Prashar Lake, under the starry skies, for an unforgettable night amidst nature
  • Descend back to Baggi, cherishing the memories of the serene lake and captivating surroundings
  • Drive back to Mandi, concluding the journey with a heart full of cherished moments and Himalayan wonders


Altitude: Prashar Lake – 8,960 ft
Mandi to Baggi Village: 25 km (1 hour) by taxi
Baggi Village to Prashar Lake: 5 hours (9 km) by trek

Begin with a picturesque drive from Mandi to Baggi Village, soaking in the stunning landscapes of Himachal Pradesh.

Begin the trek from Baggi Village, venturing into lush forests and serene trails.

Capture the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding mountains and valleys as you ascend towards Prashar Lake.

Pass through charming villages, getting a glimpse of the local culture and lifestyle.

The trail leads to the enchanting Prashar Lake, nestled amidst the majestic Dhauladhar Range.

Marvel at the clear blue waters of the lake and the ancient pagoda-style temple on its banks.

Day 1 of the Prashar Lake trek offers an immersive experience into the natural wonders of the Himalayas, setting the stage for an unforgettable adventure.

Prashar Lake to Baggi: 5 hours (8 km) by trek
Baggi Village to Mandi: 25 km (1 hour) by taxi

Begin the day with a refreshing trek back from Prashar Lake to Baggi Village, relishing the panoramic vistas once more.

Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and bid farewell to the mystical lake.

Descend through the serene forest trails, with the mountains as your constant companions.

Capture the final glimpses of the breathtaking landscapes that have left an indelible mark on your soul.

Reach Baggi Village and conclude the trek with a sense of accomplishment and gratitude.

After a rewarding journey, drive back to Mandi, reminiscing about the unforgettable experiences.

Day 2 marks the culmination of the Prashar Lake trek, leaving you with cherished memories and a yearning to return to this nature’s paradise.


Trek Inclusions

  • Accommodation during the trek includes stay in base camp and tent stay
  • Accommodation on Triple/Quad sharing basis
  • Supporting Team - cooking staff, local guides, porters etc.
  • Supporting Gears for trek- tent, mattress, sleeping bag, toilet tent, crampons/micro spikes, and gaiters (as required)
  • Entry Permit Fee, Forest Fee, Camp Fee, and Guide Fee
  • Best Quality vegetarian food for breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, and dinner
  • Trekking with an experienced, english-speaking, and government-licensed trek guide and assistant trek guide
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek leaders
  • Certified First Aid assistance
  • Oxygen Cylinder (All Campsite and Trek leader)All government, local taxes, and service charges
  • INR 300 Travaura Cash
  • 24*7 Chat Assistance
  • Dedicated Customer Care Representative
  • 5% GST
  • Travaura Goodies
  • Your contribution toward nature (We promote sustainable tourism and thus dedicate a part of your trek charge towards amelioration of nature and its resources)

Trek Exclusions

  • Tips for guide, chef, porter, etc (calculated per person)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Offloading Charges
  • Local sightseeing and entrance fee, camera fee, etc
  • Extra meals apart from inclusions
  • Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
  • All personal, medical, evacuation, and emergency expenses like extra day stay or vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, and evacuation.
  • Any early return travel costs or accommodation except for the days as per the itinerary.
  • Any expenses for medical treatment of injury or accident before, during, or after the trek
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

Packing List

Before heading off on any trek, it is essential to make sure you have all the necessary gear and equipment. This packing list will help make sure you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable trip.

Hiking pants or trousers
Shorts (for warmer days)
T-shirts (preferably moisture-wicking)
Fleece jacket or pullover
Waterproof and windproof jacket
Warm hat and gloves
Hiking boots (with good ankle support)
Socks (preferably wool or moisture-wicking)
Sandals or comfortable shoes (for when you’re not trekking)

Backpack (with rain cover)​
Trekking poles
Headlamp or flashlight (with extra batteries)
Sunglasses (with UV protection)
Sunscreen (with high SPF)
Water bottle or hydration system
Personal first aid kit (with basic medications, bandages, and blister pads)
Trekking map or guidebook
Whistle (for emergency situations)
Multi-tool or knife
Plastic bags (for trash and dirty clothes)

Optional Gear:
Camera and spare batteries
Portable charger for electronic devices
Insect repellent
Quick-drying towel
Earplugs (for sleeping)
Buff or scarf (for protection against dust and wind)
Portable water filter or purifier (in case of emergency)

Note: Keep in mind that you will have to carry all of your gear yourself during the trek, so it’s important to pack light and only bring what is necessary. It’s also a good idea to check the weather forecast and trail conditions before you leave to ensure that you have the appropriate gear and clothing for the conditions you will encounter.

Treknical Details

  • Mandi
  • 8,960 ft
  • December - February
  • Easy - Moderate
  • 16 km
  • All Meals Included
  • 8
  • 65