How to Do Prashar Lake Trek? Stargazing, Camping

How to Do Prashar Lake Trek? Stargazing, Camping

Prashar Lake Trek located in the state of Himachal Pradesh is known for being the spectacular abode of some of the most excellent trekking routes in the country. One such picturesque treks lead you through the hills of the district of Mandi to arrive at the stunning oval-shaped lake set at a high altitude basin located at a height of about 9000 feet above sea level.

The lake is a neighbour is a beautiful temple dedicated to the sage Prashar who used to meditate by this ancient lake, and after whom the lake was called Prashar Lake. From the vantage point where the lake is located, you can see as far as the Pass Rohtang, and mountains of Kinnaur and Shimla. And although the trek is just 7km one way, it is a tough and strenuous one. You can do activities like camping, photography, sightseeing, trekking, stargazing in the Parashar lake.

Prashar Lake Trek – Kishna Camps

Prashar Lake trek is organised by Kishna Camps. This company having experience of 20 years in organizing best trekking and camping in Himachal Pradesh. Also offering some adventure activities like Paragliding, river rafting. Kishna Camp is one of the popular trek organizers in Mandi. They have a team of professional trekkers.

About Prashar Lake Trek

Start by arriving in Delhi and get transferred to Mandi, then their Trek Representative will come to receive and he will drive you to Baggi village, which is the start point of the trek, Prashar Lake trek is the trek which divided into three patches.

  1. Rocky Patch

  2. Dense Forest Patch

  3. Snow Patch in Winter and Grassy Patch in the Summer and Rainy Season.

You will take packed lunch with you on your trek to Prashar Lake. After arrival at the lake, take a short walk forward to your campsite where you will enjoy bonfire night or you can enjoy music or party games or dance if you like and filling dinner before you go to sleep in your comfy tents

Wake up the next day and take your breakfast before trekking back to Baggi Village to end your tour with a transfer to Mandi. By Mandi you will get Volvo bus it will drive you to Delhi.

Day 1 – Arrive in Delhi | Boarding Point – Majnu Ka Tila

The tour starts with reaching Delhi. In the evening you need to go to the boarding point of Volvo Bus, and the Volvo bus will drop you the next day to Mandi.

Day 2 – Arrive in Mandi | Prashar Lake Trek

You will reach early morning in Mandi, where you will meet Trek representative. He will take you to Baggi village which is the base village for the trek.

After having morning breakfast on your own and carrying packed lunch, start the 9 KM trek to Lake Prashar. You will reach your destination by late afternoon. Spend some time at the beautiful lake before taking a short hike to the campsite nearby.

Check-in and enjoy the evening with an amazing dinner and bonfire, before you decide to settle in for the night. And if you wish, you can stay up a little late to watch the stars in the stunning night sky. Prashar lake is known for the best stargazing place in Himachal. You can see clear sky and lots of shining stars. There you will feel the best vibes. This is incredible!

Day 3 – Return to Mandi

Watch a beautiful sunrise at Prashar Lake before taking your breakfast. Later you can visit Prashar Temple and lake. Click stunning pictures of temple and lake. Check out of the camps and trek back to base village especially the route between Prashar lake to Baggi village is so amazing. Travelling from the narrow curvy roads and you can see an astonishing top view of the mountains and pine tree forest. This is so fulfiling. From Baggi village you will be transferred to Mandi to end the trip where you will get Volvo Bus it will drive you next day to Delhi.

Things To Carry

  • Backpack (30-40 ltr)
  • Water Bottle, LED Torch
  • Dress in Layers – Warm Fleece, Waterproof Wind Cheater, Head Cap
  • Preferable Mid Ankle Shoes with Good Grip
  • Trekking Pole
  • Sun Caps, Sunscreen lotion (SPF 40+)
  • SunGlasses it should be U/V Protected
  • Toilet Kit, Prescribed Medicines – If any ID proof, Powerbank Energy Bar, Chocolate
  • Prefer Quechua Trekking Shoes and Backpack.
  • Kishna Camps organize these itineraries of 3 days which is mentioned above.

Kishna Camps Offers

Stay – Stay in an eco campsite.

Meal – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea and snacks during the trek or in camp, and Bonfire.


  • Arrangements for freshen up & Change in Baggi
  • Services of Mountain Guide
  • Washroom
  • Tent Pitching Demo ( For Groups)
  • Camping Gear with Warm arrangements
  • Transport
  • Pick up & drop – Sharing Basis

Advice for Solo Trekkers

Those trekkers, backpackers who doing trek alone this advice for them only. If you are a solo trekker then go to Baggi village pack your two days food with you. Download trek maps its essential. Start your trek earlier you will meet fellow trekkers also during the trek. Also, you will meet some Himachali villagers. They will give you advice about the direction. Between 11 O’ clock morning you will get HRTC bus from Prashar Lake temple. It will drop you to Mandi, If you want to do trek down then do it earlier. Once you reach Baggi village you can take the same bus and it will drop you to Mandi.

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