“Prashar Lake” is located at a height of 2730 mts above sea level. It is believed that this was the place of worship and meditation of Maharishi Parashara. The lake has a floating island and its depth is unknown. There is a three storied pagoda temple by the side of the lake that is dedicated to sage Parashara. The distance of trek is 7.5 km each side, which means you will be covering a total distance of 15 km. It is an easy trek during springs and summers. However, the difficulty level is moderate during winters when it is snowing or when it is slippery during monsoons.
Best time to visit: Winters (December - February) is a good time to visit if you enjoy the snow.The place is almost freezing during the winters covered under a thick blanket of snow. You can see snow from the last week of December till mid-March. The trek will be slightly difficult but will be definitely worth it.
Summer (mid-April to May)is a green and beautiful time to visit. You should avoid the monsoon months.