Area: Himachal Pradesh
Duration: 6 days (2 days travel & 4 days trekking)
Best Season: June - Mid October
Altitude: 3650 mts/11972 ft
Total Trekking: 30 K.M
The Beas Kund, which is regarded as a holy lake is located in the Kullu Valley and is the original source of River Beas. It is believed that Rishi Vyas used to take his daily bath in the pristine water of this lake that is perched at an altitude of 3,650 meters in the lap of Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters. Snaking and passing through the Solang valley the trail to Beas Kund offers a rejuvenating experience and the journey is filled with several surprises at each turn. The Beas Kund Trek, which is considered as one of the easiest treks in the Himachal Himalayan region is also a short trek of three days from the popular hill station of Manali that is tucked at a height of 2,050 meters.
The Beas Kund Trek commences from Manali and leads to Dhundi at 3,150 meters via Solang Nallah. The trail faces a gradual climb from Solang Nallah and it takes approximately 5 - 6 hours. The route from Dhundi winds upward to Bakarthach, which is at an elevation of 3,300 meters and leads to Beas Kund after a gradual climb over the moraine.
The best time for Beas Kund Trek is between Mid-May and Mid-October. The weather remains quite salubrious making the trek easy and ofcourse thrilling.
Beas Kund is nestled amidst the Dhauladhar Range in Himachal Pradesh. The Kund is at a distance of 3kms from the meadows of Bakar Thach.
By Air: The trek begins at Manali, and the nearest airport to Manacle is at Bhuntar Town (about 50 km south of Manali and 10 km south of Kullu town). Indian Airlines and a couple of private airlines have regular flights to the airport. The nearest international airport from Manali is at Chandigarh.
By Rail: Jogindar Nagar is the nearest railway station from Manacle, which is situated at a distance of 166kms. The other convenient rail heads are at Chandigarh and Pathankot.
By Road: Manali is well connected by road with major North Indian cities such as Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar, Shimla, Dharamsala and Chamba/Dalhousie. Regular buses ply between these stations.
In the evening drive to Manali by AC Volvo coach. Overnight journey.
Arrival at Manali in the morning. Upon arrival, our representative will help you transfer to hotel for relaxation and acclimatization. Later drive, we shall drive to Solang Nallah and from here trek to Dhundi. Pitch our camp for overnight stay at Dhundi.
Today, we will gradually trek to the valley, and later camp at the scenic Bakarthach. Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.
Post breakfast, we shall trek over moraine to Beas Kund. After spending some time here, we will trek back to the camp. Overight stay at the camp at Bakarthach
Today, we shall trek to Dhundi and from here will drive to Manali to catch the AC Volvo coach for Delhi at 16:30 hrs.
Arrival at Delhi in the morning.
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You should book Beas Kund trek two months in advance so that you get ample amount of time to prepare for the trek.
There shall be pony/porter that will carry your backpack while on trek; you only need to carry small knapsack.
Once you book your trek with us we will provide you a list of things to carry, which should not weigh more than 12 Kgs.
Our pick up and drop point for Beas Kund Trek is Delhi (Janpath/RK Ashram Metro Station/Majnu Ka Tila). You can board Bus from these bus stops to Manali. At Manali our guide will assist you further.
We have an experienced trekking guide who leads the trek.
Our group size is minimum 2 people and maximum 12 people with mix of men and women.
Beas Kund is a moderate trek with a maximum altitude of 3650 mts/11972 ft, so the minimum age required is 8 years.
In the month of Mid May – Mid October the temperature during the trek can go as low as 8 Degree Celsius during the July & August and it can rain heavily which will further decrease the temperature.
We plan our treks in a way that after 5 hours of trekking we can reach next camp around the lunch time. Normally, 8-14kms per day of trekking is required.
If we have to extend the trek because of the reasons which is beyond our control then additional charges will be applied for hotel stay and food.
Diamox is indeed helpful when you have little time for acclimatization but we strongly advise to consult the doctor before taking Diamox.
Safety is of prime importance for us that is why the tours are managed by us personally and not by a third party. Thus, we assure that the trek is absolutely safe even for solo female trekkers, who can join us for fixed departure treks.
Trekking shoes with ankle support are a must for any trek in the Himalayas. Quechua Forlclaz 500 is good shoes with value for money.
We serve nutritious simple vegetarian food during the trek. We maintain variety in lentils, vegetable and breakfast. At times, we also treat our trekkers in the Himalayas with delicacies like Pakora, local dishes etc.
Himalayan stream water is safe to drink as well as for cooking but we also have water filters, and chlorine tablets in case of an emergency.
Most of the Himalayan roads towards the trek are in bad shape, so vehicle with high ground clearance like Mahindra Bolero, Tata Sumo, Scorpio, Max, Tempo Traveller etc are used for transportation.
We guarantee that even if that there will be only one trekker, we will head out on that particular date.
Our trek leaders are certified mountaineers with knowledge of first aid in wilderness and they carry necessary first aid kit. At each camp they asses your condition and can take relevant and prompt action in case a rescue is required. Please note in the case of a rescue, all the additional cost will be borne by the trekker.
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