3 Days 2 Nights
Prashar Lake lies 65 km north of Mandi, with a three storied pagoda-like temple dedicated to the sage Prashar. With deep blue waters, the lake is held sacred to the sage Prashar and he is regarded to have meditated there. The lake has a floating island in it and it is said to be unclear how deep it is. The trek offers a 180-degree view of the Dhauladhar, Pir Panjal, and Kinnaur mountain ranges.
On the first day, board a comfortable luxury Volvo AC bus starting from Delhi in the evening, which will drop you off at Panarsa (Mandi district), the base for the hike next morning. Relax yourself during the comfortable journey, as you prepare for an adventure-filled day ahead.
Upon reaching Panarsa early morning, meet your friendly trek guide and get acquainted with the awesome fellow travellers you will be spending the next two days with! After a good hour’s rest, freshen-up and have some satiating breakfast. Now, we will drive towards Jwalapur (25 km drive) and start our short hike towards Prashar Lake. This 8 kilometres journey should not take more than 3-4 hours, even for a beginner trekker. After reaching Prashar Lake, a briefing about the place and about the ranges visible from there and then Bonfire, Dinner, and Night stay near Prashar Lake in tents.
Rise up to the sound of silence and after breakfast, visit the Prashar temple. The temple of Parashar is simply a masterpiece of folk art. Trek down to Panarsa village (3 hours) and catch your evening Volvo bus back to Delhi. Have a comfortable journey back home as you reminisce about the blissful 3 days you just spent right in the lap of Mother Nature.