Manali Summer Camp - Bhrigu Lake Trek

09 days / 08 nights
Age Group
Above 15 years
Max Altitude
6,398 ft
Camp Type
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he Manali Summer Camp is a fantastic opportunity for individuals and groups, especially students, to enjoy their summer vacation in a scenic and adventurous environment. The camp serves as a base for various adventure activities, including trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, river rafting, and paragliding. Participants can also experience camping, guided nature walks, bonfires, group activities, and even skill development programs like leadership training and survival skills. The Bhrigu Lake Trek, combined with the summer camp, is a multi-day adventure that takes trekkers to the pristine Bhrigu Lake in the Himalayas. Trek include stunning landscapes, moderate hiking challenges, camping experiences with local villagers, and the chance to spot Himalayan wildlife. The combined experience typically lasts 8 nights and 9 days and is best enjoyed during the pleasant summer months from May to June.




Bhrigu Lake Trek
Advance Camp Site
Hadimba Temple
Beas River
Manu Temple
  • Embarking on a Journey of Discovery: Departure from Kalupur Railway Station, Ahmedabad, for an Overnight Train Ride to Pathankot

    Day 1

    Reporting at 10:00 AM at Kalupur Railway Station, Ahmedabad.

    Departure for Pathankot via Train, ready to immerse in the excitement of a new adventure.

    Anticipate the overnight journey filled with the promise of exploration and discovery.

  • Immersing in Local Culture: Arrival in Pathankot, Exploration of the Bustling Market, and Departure for Manali Amidst the Enchanting Dusk

    Day 2

    Arrival at Pathankot around 03:00 PM, greeted by the sights and sounds of a new destination.

    Explore the vibrant Pathankot market, indulging in the local culture and flavors.

    Departure for Manali as the evening descends, setting the stage for another chapter of your journey.

  • Embracing Nature's Embrace: Arrival at Manali Campsite (6730 ft), Acclimatization, and Preparation for the Breathtaking Bhrigu Lake Trek

    Day 3

    Welcome to the serene Manali Campsite (6730 ft), surrounded by majestic mountains and crisp mountain air.

    Take the day to acclimatize to the altitude and prepare for the upcoming adventure to Bhrigu Lake.

    Prepare your gear and immerse yourself in the tranquility of the base camp, readying your spirit for the trek ahead.

  • Ascending to New Heights: Driving to the Trek Starting Point, Commencement of the Adventure Trek to Advance Camp (12500 ft) of Bhrigu Lake

    Day 4

    After a hearty breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to the trek starting point.

    Begin the exhilarating trek to Advance Camp (12500 ft) of Bhrigu Lake, where every step brings you closer to the heavens.

    Marvel at the rugged beauty of the landscape and immerse yourself in the challenges and triumphs of the trekking experience

  • Discovering Alpine Majesty: Trekking from Advance Camp to the Mesmerizing Bhrigu Lake (14100 ft) and Back, Amidst Majestic Mountain Peaks

    Day 5

    Today's journey takes you to the breathtaking Bhrigu Lake (14100 ft), a shimmering jewel amidst towering mountain peaks.

    Trek alongside pristine alpine meadows and crystal-clear streams, soaking in the awe-inspiring vistas.

    Spend moments of reflection by the tranquil waters of the lake, a testament to nature's grandeur.

  • Reflecting on the Journey: Trekking Back to the Base, Returning to Manali Campsite, and Unwinding with an Optional River Rafting Experience

    Day 6

    Bid farewell to the enchanting Bhrigu Lake as you trek back to the base camp, cherishing memories of the journey.

    Return to the Manali Campsite, where relaxation and adventure await.

    Unwind with an optional river rafting experience, adding an extra dash of adrenaline to your mountain getaway.

  • Soaring to New Horizons: Free Time for Paragliding Thrills and Exploring the Scenic Beauty of Manali

    Day 7

    Seize the day with free time for paragliding, soaring high above the valley for unparalleled views of the landscape.

    Explore the scenic beauty of Manali, from lush green valleys to cascading waterfalls, capturing moments of serenity and wonder.

  • Homeward Bound with Hearts Full of Adventure: Departure from Pathankot for Ahmedabad, En Route to Share Tales of Exploration

    Day 8

    Depart from Pathankot with hearts full of adventure and memories that will last a lifetime.

    En route to Ahmedabad, share tales of exploration and camaraderie with fellow travelers, reflecting on the journey's highs and lows.

  • Returning Home with Memories Etched in Every Step: Arrival in Ahmedabad, Filled with Gratitude for the Unforgettable Adventures

    Day 9

    Welcome back to Ahmedabad, where the journey comes full circle.

    Reflect on the incredible experiences and friendships forged along the way, grateful for the memories etched in every step of the adventure.

Manali Summer Camp:

The Manali Summer Camp typically serves as a base for various adventure activities and outdoor experiences. It's a great opportunity for individuals or groups, especially students, to enjoy their summer vacation in a scenic and adventure-filled environment.

Activities at the Summer Camp:

Adventure Sports: Depending on the camp's offerings, you can engage in a variety of adventure sports such as trekking, rock climbing, rappelling, river rafting, and paragliding. These activities provide an adrenaline rush and an opportunity to explore the natural beauty of the region.

Camping: The campsite often includes tents and camping facilities, allowing participants to experience the joys of outdoor living.

Nature Exploration: Guided nature walks and hikes may be organized to explore the surrounding forests, meadows, and nearby attractions.

Bonfires and Group Activities: Evening bonfires, group activities, and cultural programs can provide a sense of camaraderie and entertainment.

Skill Development: Some summer camps offer skill development programs, including leadership training, survival skills, and team-building exercises.

Bhrigu Lake Trek:

The Bhrigu Lake Trek is typically a multi-day trekking adventure that begins from Manali or nearby locations. It takes you to the pristine Bhrigu Lake, situated at a high altitude in the Himalayas.

Highlights of the Bhrigu Lake Trek:

Scenic Beauty: The trek offers stunning views of lush green meadows, dense forests, and snow-capped peaks. Bhrigu Lake itself is a picturesque alpine lake surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.

Adventure: The trek involves hiking through varying terrains, including steep ascents and descents, making it a moderately challenging trek suitable for those with a reasonable level of fitness.

Cultural Experiences: Depending on the trek's itinerary, you may have opportunities to interact with local villagers and learn about their unique culture and traditions.

Wildlife: Keep an eye out for Himalayan wildlife, including the colourful Himalayan Monal, musk deer, and other species along the Sightseeing route.

Duration: The combined Manali Summer Camp and Bhrigu Lake Trek experience can vary in duration. The summer camp itself may last for a week or longer, while the trek typically takes 3-4 days, depending on the chosen route and pace. We have combined both schedule and make it comfortable for 8 Night 9 Days From Ahmedabad to Ahmedabad

Best Time to Go: The best time for such an expedition is typically during the summer months from May to June. when the weather is pleasant, and the trekking conditions are favourable.



  • Shared accommodation with separate arrangements for men and women.
  • Two participants share one tent with additional charge of INR 2500 per participant for 2-sharing tent.


  • Transport by train from Ahmedabad to Pathankot as per your booking confirmation.
  • Transport by bus from Pathankot to Manali, with same mode of transport for return journey.

Cloak Room:

Space is provided to store extra luggage, allowing you to travel light during the trek.


  • Including breakfast, lunch, breakfast and dinner.
  • Vegetarian/Jain food is provided throughout the trek ensuring nutritious and simple meals.

Camping Charges:

  • All necessary trekking permits and forest camping charges are covered, ensuring legal access to trekking routes.

Tracking Tools:

  • High quality tents and sleeping bags are provided at all campsites.
  • A sleeping bag designed to withstand temperatures as low as -10 degrees Celsius, ensures comfort during chilly nights.

Safety Equipment and Emergency:

  • A first aid kit is available with your guide/trek leader and at the campsite to deal with any emergency that may arise during the trek.

Expert Track Leaders:

  • All trek leaders are qualified in basic and advanced mountaineering as well as first aid. This ensures your safety and guidance throughout the trek.

Expert Track Support Team:

  • The trek's mountain staff includes certified guides, cooks, helpers and porters, ensuring you have a well-organized and supported trekking experience.

This package covers all the essential aspects required for a successful and enjoyable snow trekking adventure in Manali Trekking Camp - Bhrigu Lake Trek. It is designed to provide safety, comfort and support to participants while exploring the beautiful Bhrigu Lake region. Enjoy your trekking experience!

Transportation Apart from the Program: This refers to any transportation costs that are not covered by the program. For example, if you need to travel to the starting point of the program or return home after the program ends, these expenses would be your responsibility.
Personal Expenses: Personal expenses include any costs that are not part of the program's package. This can encompass shopping, entertainment, snacks, or any other discretionary spending during your trip.
Tips to Guide or Any Other Staff Member: Tipping is customary in the travel industry as a way to show appreciation for the service provided by guides, porters, or other staff members. The amount of tips can vary but is usually based on your satisfaction with their service.
Food during Train Traveling: While meals may be included in the program during specific times, food expenses during train journeys that are not part of the program itinerary would be an additional cost. You would typically purchase your meals on the train.
Any Extra Expenses Not Mentioned in Inclusion: This includes any unforeseen or miscellaneous expenses that may arise during your trip but are not explicitly covered by the program's inclusions. Having some extra funds for unexpected costs is advisable.
Medical Treatment Apart from First Aid: The program may offer basic first aid, but any medical treatment beyond this, such as medications, medical consultations, or hospital visits, would be an extra expense. Having travel insurance that covers medical emergencies is important.
Campfire Is Subject to Weather: This note indicates that campfires may be subject to weather conditions. Depending on weather forecasts and safety concerns, campfires may or may not be possible on certain days. Safety is a top priority, and decisions regarding campfires are made with participants' well-being in mind.
River Rafting and Other Adventure Activities: While not explicitly mentioned, it's important to note that participating in river rafting and other adventure activities may incur additional charges. These activities often require specialized equipment, guides, and permits, and the cost for them may be separate from the overall program fee.
  • Trekking shoes: Carry trekking shoes good grip and ankle sup- port.

  • Three layers of warm clothes: Carry two or three-layer jackets, fleece jackets and a padded jacket.

  • Six trek Pants & Six T-shirts (collared/dry-fit): Carry light cotton trek pants.Full sleeved t-shirts that prevent sun burns on the neck and arms. Carry one or two dry- fit T-shirts.

  • Thermal, Sunglasses, Woolen Cap: Carry thermals (top and bottom), Sunglasses are mandatory. It will be cold, so carry proper woolen cap.

  • Water proof hand gloves: Carry water proof gloves and avoid woolen gloves

  • Socks (7-8 pairs) and a pair of woolen socks: Apart from regular sports socks, you can take a pair of woolen socks for the night.

  • Headlamp/LED torch/ Water bottle: It’s Mandatory to carry a headlamp or torch and Water bottle.

  • Raincoat/Ponchos: Day-pack (20-30 liters): At high altitudes, snowfall and rain are quite common and it’s mandatory to carry a poncho so that one doesn’t get wet.

  • Mandatory Documents: Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar card) NOC form (by trekker)


  1. Time Management and Punctuality: Participants are expected to be punctual and follow trip rules, including adherence to specified timings.
  2. Code of Conduct: Participants must also adhere to the code of conduct during the trip and follow instructions given by volunteers, guides, or instructors.
  3.  Disciplinary Issues: Misbehaviour or arguing with volunteers, guides, or instructors is considered a serious matter and may result in disciplinary action.
  4. Termination: In case of disciplinary violations or if a participant wishes to leave the camp voluntarily, Gujarat Adventure Club reserves the right to rusticate or terminate their participation. In such cases, the club is not responsible for further services, return tickets, refunds, or the participant's safety.
  5.  Internal Disputes: The club is not responsible for internal disputes or quarrels among participants during the tour.


  1. Prohibition: Smoking, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, drug usage, and the use of abusive language are strictly prohibited during the group tour.
  2. Consequences of Violation: If any participant is found to be in violation of these prohibitions, they will be considered a suspect, and their participation in the tour will be terminated immediately.
  3. No Further Services: In the event of a violation, Gujarat Adventure Club will not provide the individual with any further services, including return tickets, refunds, or other forms of assistance.

These prohibitions and restrictions are in place to maintain a safe and respectful environment during the tour, and participants are expected to adhere to these rules to ensure the well-being and enjoyment of all members of the group.


  • Payment Methods: Payments for tours can be made through two methods: Online through the club's website registration portal (, In cash at registered offices listed on the website.
  • Third-Party Payments: Gujarat Adventure Club does not accept payments through any third-party portals, agents, booking offices, mobile applications, or similar channels. Payments should only be made through the official website or at registered offices.
  • Advance Payments: Depending on the type of tour, the club requires advance payments as follows:
  • For booking Local Camps and other National tours, participants must pay half of the tour cost in advance.
  • For National Camps, participants can register with just 30% advance payment.

It's important to note that this advance payment is non-refundable.

  • Enquiry and Registration Hours: The club's enquiry and registration services are available from 10 AM to 7 PM on all days, except for public holidays. You can contact them at the provided phone numbers:
  •  +918347716111, -918347416111, +917572916111, and +917573916111.
  • Website Information: The information available on the club's website is considered final and authoritative. In case of any miscommunication or misinterpretation over the helplines, the information on the website prevails.
  • Dispute Resolution: If you have any disputes or complaints, you can raise them by sending an email to


  • Seat Availability and Preferences:
    • Transportation arrangements are made based on the availability of seats.
    • The club does not offer seating preferences or special services for participants.
    • In some local trips, seat numbers are provided after booking.
    • Train tickets are booked subject to seat availability, and the status of waiting or RAC tickets is not within the control of Gujarat Adventure Club.
    • The status of train tickets, including waiting or RAC status, will be communicated to participants during the booking process.
  • Unforeseen Circumstances:
    • In the event of unforeseen circumstances, such as being stuck at a place due to natural calamity or being unable to board the transport vehicle on schedule, participants are responsible for any additional expenses that may arise.
    • This includes costs associated with extra accommodation facilities, arranging new transportation, and other related expenses.
    • Gujarat Adventure Club does not bear the responsibility for covering these additional costs.
  • Vehicle Responsibility:
    • Seat/Window Inspection: Before boarding the vehicle, participants must check the condition of their seats/windows.
    • Damage Reporting: If any damage is noticed, participants should inform the respective volunteer or instructor. Failure to report damages may result in the participant being responsible for the repair costs.


  • Accommodation:
    • ​Separate Facilities: Accommodation and sanitary facilities for girls and boys are provided separately to ensure privacy and comfort.
  • Food:
    • Food Options: The club offers Jain and Swaminarayan food at the campsite and hotels. Non-vegetarian food is not allowed at the campsite.
    • Hotel Stay: For trips involving hotel stays, the club provides food from the hotels.
    • Camping: During camping trips, Gujarati food is served.
    • Uttarakhand Region: In Uttarakhand region camps, local food is provided by the club.
    • Pre-Decided Menu: Gujarat Adventure Club has a pre-decided food menu that takes into account camp hygiene and health considerations.
    • No Customization: Participants are not allowed to make specific food choices, preferences, or demands.
    • Health Responsibility: The club is not responsible for any health-related issues that may arise if a participant chooses to skip meals.
  • Room/Tent Responsibility:
  • Check-in/Check-out: Participants are requested to inspect their rooms/tents before check-in and check-out.
  • Damaged or Missing Items: If any items are found to be damaged, lost, or stolen from their room/tent, the participant is solely responsible and must bear the expenditure for replacements or repairs.


  • Cancellation requests must be sent via email to
  • Cancellation will be granted by the Senior Registration Manager or Higher Authorities.
  • The cancellation amount will be calculated based on the total camp fees.
  • Cancellation Due to Natural Calamity or Unforeseen Circumstance:
  • If a camp is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity or unforeseen circumstance (e.g., massive rain, earthquakes, landslides, strike, bandh), the amount paid by participants will be transferred for the same trip or rescheduled.
  • If the trip is cancelled by Gujarat Adventure Club for its own reasons, a full refund will be issued.
  • Refund Details:
    • Transaction charges are not refundable by banks/payment gateways.
    • Refund processing time is 7 to 12 working days, and the refund will be credited directly into the bank account.
  • Cancellation Charges for Local Camp/Trip:
    • Advance payment/token payment is non-refundable.
    • Cancellations made before 35 days from the start of the journey will receive a full refund.
    • Cancellations between 35 days and 25 days before the journey will receive a 75% refund.
    • Cancellations between 25 days and 15 days before the journey will receive a 50% refund.
    • Cancellations between 15 days and 07 days before the journey will receive a 25% refund.
    • Cancellations between 07 days and 04 days before the journey will receive a 10% refund.
    • Cancellations made less than 04 days before the start of the journey will not be eligible for a refund.
  • Cancellation Charges for National Camp/Tour:
    • Advance payment/token payment is non-refundable.
    • Cancellations made before 90 days from the start of the journey will receive a full refund.
    • Cancellations between 89 days and 48 days before the journey will receive a 50% refund.
    • Cancellations made less than 47 days before the start of the journey will not be eligible for a refund.


  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the schedule of the program or trip may be subject to change or modification.
  • Participants are responsible for covering the additional expenses that may arise due to such changes. This includes costs for extra accommodation facilities, new transport arrangements, and other commodities.
  • Gujarat Adventure Club is not responsible for bearing these additional expenses, and participants are expected to manage them themselves.
  • If a trek or tour is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstance (like Massive Rains, earthquake, landslides, strike, lockdowns, curfews) no amount will be refunded. According to the situation, there will be some alternatives provided.


  • Rescheduling Conditions:
    • Rescheduling is available only for local camps.
    • Participants can reschedule their camp for the following reasons:
    • Academic Curriculum: In the case of a sudden change in the exam schedule.
    •  Medical Emergency: In the event of a serious injury.
    • Rescheduling is allowed up to 5 days before the camp departure date. It is not provided in the last 5 days before departure.
    • Documentation Required for Rescheduling:
    • To request rescheduling, participants must submit valid proof based on the reason for rescheduling:
    • Academic Curriculum: Provide a call letter from the university and college ID proof (for exam-related changes).
    • Medical Emergency: Submit a medical certificate with all respective reports from the hospital, signed by a MBBS post or higher authorities.
    • Rescheduling is only available for participants who have valid proof for the above-mentioned reasons.
  • Cancellation Charges for Travel Arrangements:
    • Participants who opt for rescheduling must pay the cancellation charges for their travel arrangements.
  • Limits on Rescheduling:
    • Rescheduling is a one-time option and is not available for a second time.
    • The rescheduling option is offered only to participants facing emergencies, while other friends or colleagues on the same camp must continue with the original schedule.
    • This rescheduling policy is designed to accommodate participants who face unforeseen academic or medical emergencies, while maintaining the organization's commitment to its camp schedule and ensuring fairness for all participants.


  • Collection of Contact Information:
    • When booking a tour on the website, Gujarat Adventure Club collects contact information, including your name and email address. In some cases, partial or full postal addresses or telephone numbers may also be required.
    • This contact information is solely used for the purpose of communicating with you regarding your booked tour.
  • Sharing of Contact Information:
    • In rare cases, Gujarat Adventure Club may need to share your contact information with tour guides who are responsible for the booked tour. This is done to facilitate communication and coordination during the tour.
  • Data Security:
    • The club uses advanced online security measures to safeguard your personal data, especially when collecting payment information such as credit card numbers or bank transfer details.
  • WhatsApp Group Sharing:
    • After completing the registration, a WhatsApp group link may be shared either through messages or online portals.
    • By joining the group, you agree to share your personal details, including your mobile number, profile photo, and name, with other participants in the group.
    • Gujarat Adventure Club explicitly states that it is not responsible for any future disputes or issues that may arise between participants within the WhatsApp group.


  • The statement "All Rights Reserved" indicates that Gujarat Adventure Club holds the exclusive rights to the content on its website, and it prohibits the use or reproduction of this content for any commercial purposes without explicit permission from the club.
  • Additionally, the club reserves the right to amend its privacy policy at any time. This means that the privacy policy may be updated or modified to reflect changes in the club's practices or in response to regulatory requirements. It is advisable for users to periodically review the privacy policy to stay informed about any changes or updates.


  • Basic First Aid Facilities
    • The club provides basic first aid facilities at all camps and treks to address minor injuries or health issues.
  • Medical Emergencies:
    • In the event of a medical emergency, Gujarat Adventure Club will attempt to contact the emergency contact number provided by the participant.
    • If the emergency contact person does not respond in a timely manner, the club will follow the instructions provided by the senior-most person available at the camp.
    • Seeking Medical Treatment:
    • The club will make efforts to secure the best available medical facilities as quickly as possible in case of a medical emergency.
    • However, participants are responsible for covering the costs of medical treatment, transportation to medical facilities, and related expenses in case of a medical emergency.

Expenses Responsibility:

  • Gujarat Adventure Club does not bear any medical expenses for minor or major injuries or sickness that occur during the camp. Only immediate first-aid facilities will be provided.

Emergency Health Service:

  • Participants will have access to emergency health services in cases where no emergency family contact provided by the participant is available.
  • However, the expenses for these services will not be borne by Gujarat Adventure Club.


  • Restrictions on Photography and Video Sharing:
    • Participants are not allowed to share any photos or videos taken during the event for commercial use without prior permission from the organization.
  • Rights of the Organization:
    • Gujarat Adventure Club reserves the right to feature participant photos for promotional events.
    • Participants should be aware that no claims will be entertained regarding the use of their photos for promotional purposes by the organization.


  • Participant Responsibility:
  • Participants are solely responsible for their luggage, including any damage or items that may go missing during the event.
  • It is the participant's responsibility to check their luggage before and after it is loaded onto and unloaded from transport vehicles.
  • Lost and Found Items:
  • If Gujarat Adventure Club's team finds any item during the event, it will be registered under "store stuff."
  • Claiming a lost item will require appropriate proof to ensure that it is returned to the rightful owner.


  • Carrying Luggage During Trek:
  • Participants are required to carry their own luggage during trekking activities.
  • The club does not provide mules, porters, or carriers for participants. If a participant wishes to hire a carrier, they are solely responsible for bearing the associated charges.

Participant's Responsibility:

  • Participants agree to participate in training camps and adventure activities with proper medical advice and at their own will and risk.
  • Participants are solely responsible for any injuries or accidents, whether minor or fatal, that occur during the camp or activities.
  • Participants understand and acknowledge the potential risks associated with wild animals and the dangerous condition of nearby water bodies.

Physical Fitness Requirement:

  • Trekking requires basic physical fitness to sustain throughout the trek.
  • Instructors or guides have the right to terminate a participant's summit if they suspect the participant is unfit to continue.
  • Compliance with Trek Rules:
  • During treks, participants are expected to follow the rules and techniques provided by the club and adhere to the principles of mountaineering.

Trek Routes:

  • Trek routes are decided by Gujarat Adventure Club to ensure the safety and suitability of the journey.
  • Participants are not allowed to deviate from the designated route to take shortcuts.
  • Rushing ahead of the instructor is discouraged, and participants are advised to maintain a suitable pace.
  • Consent for Participants Below 18:Participants below 18 years of age must submit a consent form signed by their guardian or parents.


  • Participant Fitness and Safety:
  • If, during the trek, the instructor feels that it is unsafe to continue with a particular participant due to fitness or safety concerns, the instructor has the right to take real-time action as needed.
  • In such cases, the instructor may decide to send the participant back from the trek.
  • It's important to note that in these situations, no refund or return service will be provided to the participant.


  • The term "jurisdiction" in this context typically refers to the legal authority or control that Gujarat Adventure Club has over its activities, policies, and operations.
  • This clause may also imply that any legal disputes or issues related to the club's activities will be governed by the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction in Ahmedabad.


I hereby agree that I am participating in this Adventure & Trekking Camp with proper medical advice on my own will & risk. I am solely responsible for any injury or accident (minor/fatal) taken place during the camp. GUJARAT ADVENTURE CLUB is not responsible for any such cases/incidence/accidents taken place in the above-mentioned subject. I also understand the risk from wild animals and the dangerous state of water bodies nearby the campsite. I have agreed to the Terms and Conditions attached with this form.


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