Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh: If you are planning to visit serene place and that to offers the best scenic beauty then Prashar lake should be your destination.

 

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Hello everyone, today I Rahat Arora sharing with you about the Prashar lake which is one of the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Information about Prashar lake:

Prashar lake is the tourist destination that you must visit near Mandi district in HimachalPradesh. The views you get from here are breathtaking that draws your attraction towards this place and is at the hight of 2700 meters above sea level.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

This lake is the holy place which is famous for the three storied temple and is located on the bank of the lake. The temple is dedicated to the sage Parashara which was built in the 13th century in Pagoda style.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh
This lake is an oval shape lake surrounded by Dhauladar ranges in Kullu valley and is a blue water lake known as Prashar.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Best time to visit in Prashar lake:

The best time to visit here is between April to July and September to November to enjoy the serenity of this place.

Ways to reach prashar lake:

Mandi is the gateway to Prashar lake so, firstly you need to reach Mandi in Himachal Pradesh which is well connected to all major cities of Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Delhi.

 

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Here are the directions for you to reach Mandi from nearby cities.

By rail: To reach here the nearest railway station is Kirtarpur sahib, Chandigarh Railway station or kalka railway station. Taxis ate easily available from these stations that will take you to your destination.

By air: To reach here you can also reach here by air so, the nearest airport is Kullu Airport at Bhuntar, which is 60 km away from Mandi city. From Delhi, flights to Kullu take about 90
minutes.

By road:  To reach Mandi by road is easily approachable from Shimla  Chandigarh, Pathankot and Delhi. There are also regular bus services linking it to the other towns like Manali, Palampur and Dharamshala.

From Delhi : you will get Buses from ISBT kashmeri gate. Other state buses and private buses are also available to Mandi.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

After reaching to Mandi from the above routes now let’s see the ways to reach prashar lake:

Prashar lake is 49 km away from Mandi you can reached here by trekked so, if you are a trekker then you must plan for it because it will offer you a amazing view and trekking route is easy. Also you can reach here by car which goes upto 1km from the location but the drive is a bit challenging as the road is rocky.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

History behind the creation of Prashar lake that you must know:

Bhima, one of the Pandava brother  created this lake. The story goes that after the Kurukshetra war when Pandavas were returning with Lord Kamrunag. When they reached at this place, Kamrunag loves the surroundings of this place and decided to live here forever. So, Bheem the strongest of all the Pandavas brother rams his elbow on one of the mountains and creates a dent. This dent is said to be todays Prashar Lake. The localist living near this place also believe that lake is in the shape of Bheem’s elbow.

Important fact about this lake:

No one knows the depth of this lake is one of the important fact.

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Accommodation facilities available at Prashar lake:

There are sufficient accommodation facilities like private guest house, public works dept rest house (all these need pre booking from their respective offices) .

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

For trekkers you can do camping

 

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

 

Prashar lake is the best holiday destination in Himachal Pradesh

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