Prashar Lake | India
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Prashar lake is a beautiful and small blue water lake located around 50 km away from Mandi town in Prashar forest range.

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1 Get in 1.1 By bus 1.2 By foot 1.3 By taxi By bus There is a motorable road all the way up to the lake. You can take the 7.45 AM bus from Mandi which reaches Prashar lake (via Kataula and Bagi) at around 11.15 AM and returns from Prashar lake at 1.15 PM reaching Mandi at around 4.15 PM daily. Buses do not ply in peak winters when it snows as the road is not in good condition. You can also take a bus till Bagi and trek through the forest. By foot Prashar Lake trek is a popular weekend trek among the Himalaya lovers. Generally the trek can be done in 2 days with overnight camping on first day night at bautiful camping site beside the lake. You can carry your own tent and pitch there. Else you can take help from guide or other organizers. You can start the trek from Bagi village (around 26 km from Mandi via Kataula). Do note that there is another village named Baggi in Himachal Pradesh as well and Bagi is not to be confused with Baggi. Trek distance is 7.5 km and it will take around 4-5 hours to trek all the way. The trek is mostly uphill and the route is not marked. Its better to consult locals in case of confusion as they are friendly and helpful. Carry enough water with you for the trek as there is no water point once you start uphill. Kataula is relatively bigger village where you can find almost all the basic utility items including primary health facilities. By taxi Taxis can be hired from Mandi to Prashar lake which may cost around ₹1000 to ₹1500 depending on season and weather. Bargaining is suggested.

Prashar Lake