Prashar Lake

Natural Beauty

Himachal Pradesh

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The unpredictability of the weather here is the biggest USP of Prashar Lake, located in Himachal Pradesh. You will not know when it is sunny and when it gets foggy. It is a picture-perfect place to visit and the beauty will definitely amaze you.

The winters are so mind-blowing that even Europe can’t beat them. Just 50 km from Mandi town is this explicit beauty located. The stream Chenab flows in closeness to this area. It includes a few meadows encompassed by thick forests of Deodar (Cedar) and Kail (Blue Pine) trees.

You can take serene walks in the midst of conifer forests which are wonderful spots for agreeable picnics and perfect for giving you stunning perspectives of the Chenab basin and the Pir Panjal range. For comfort one can visit the delightful Nag Mandir at Karlah town.

Top Attractions of Prashar Lake

1. Prashar Lake Trek

This place is located at a distance of 40 km from Mandi. If you really want to experience something amazing then do involve yourself in this activity. Surrounded by lush green hills and scenic views, this is the kind of place which you must absolutely visit at least once.

2. Pandoh Dam

If you are planning to visit someplace really interesting and exquisite, then you should definitely consider exploring this place. And under the Beas Project, this dam was completed in the year of 1977. Its primary purpose is to particularly generate hydroelectric power.

3. Sundar Nagar

Earlier this place was known by the name of Suket and then afterward its name was changed to Sundar Nagar and was also considered as a city. And when it comes to stunning natural vistas of nature, then this is the kind of place which you should not miss at all.

4. Bijli Mahadev Temple Trek

One of the ancient and sacred temples in India, Bijli Mahadev Temple is located at an altitude of 2,460 m at a hilltop in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, across the Beas River. To reach the temple, one has to trek through a 3 kilometer long trail covered with pine trees. Religious and adventurous visitors start their trek from Kullu to enjoy the pleasant weather.

5. Great Himalayan National Park

Home to more than 375 species of fauna, 181 species of birds, and 31 species of mammals, Great Himalayan National Park is located in Kullu region of Himachal Pradesh. This park received the status of a national park in 1999. Due to the Oak and Deodar trees, this beautiful location of the national park becomes all the more attractive.

Things to Do in Prashar Lake

1. Go Trekking

If you travel to Prashar Lake then trekking is one of the best options which you must absolutely consider to participate with your loved ones. It is also one of the most off-beat destinations to travel to in Himachal Pradesh.

2. Barot Valley

Barot Valley is yet again one of the most charming little villages which you should also travel to and explore its nuances as well as mystic charm. The vibe of this place is such that you won’t be disappointed at all and would like to visit this place again and again.

3. Go Shopping In Mandi

Shopping is one such activity which is perhaps one of the best activities which you should consider taking part in with your loved ones. Here, you will be finding a lot of variety when it comes to handicrafts and silver jewelry.

Best Time to Visit Prashar Lake

The winter months are the best time to visit Prashar Lake. During this time you get to enjoy the snow. However, in other months as well you can consider visiting Prashar Lake as the temperature is quite convenient to visit throughout the year.

How to Reach Prashar Lake?

Parashar Lake is nestled in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, which can be reached with different modes of transportation. Here’s how to reach Prashar Lake in Kullu. 

  • Nearest metropolitan city. Delhi
  • Nearest airbase. Kullu Manali Airport
  • Nearest railhead. Summer Hill Station
  • Distance from Delhi. 481 Kms

By Air. The nearest airport is Kullu Manali Airport (KUU) situated in Bhuntar. From there you would have to take any mode of convenient transportation with you.

  • Distance from Kullu Manali Airport. 52 Kms

By Road. You can take a bus to travel to Mandi and from there you will have to take a cab to reach your destination.

  • Distance from Shimla. 190 Kms

By Train. There are no direct trains so you will have to take a train to Summer Hill and from there you will need to take a cab to reach your destination.

  • Distance from Summer Hill Station. 185 Kms

Frequently Asked Questions About Prashar Lake 

Q. What is the story of Prashar Lake?

Ans - According to the legends, Sage Prashar used to meditate on the banks of this lake and hence, the name of the lake became Prashar. 

Q. Can we stay at Prashar Lake?
Ans - Yes, you can stay at Prashar Lake. There are many camping sites that offer private and shared tents to the visitors.

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