Beas Kund Trek

Beas Kund Trek

Trekking Area Area : Himachal Pradesh

Trek DurationDuration : 6 days (2 days travel & 4 days trekking)

Best Season to TrekBest Season : Mid May – Mid October

Trek GradesGrade :

Easy
These treks are 3 to 5 days long and involve walking for about 3/4 hrs daily. The trail on such treks is well defined but not always flat. These are great for families and first timers.

AltitudeAltitude : 3650 mts/11972 ft

Trekking TotalTotal Trekking : 30 K.M

About Beas Kund Trek

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.

Beas Kund Trek

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.

Beas Kund Trekking Tour Highlights

  • The trail offers several breathtaking sites that are ideal for nature photography
  • Witness the spectacular views of Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba and Deo Tibba Peak
  • Enjoy the solace at the Solang Nallah and the Manu Temple
  • An opportunity to sneak-peek at the simple yet fascinating life of the inhabitants of picturesque villages such as Goshal, Sannag and Burua
  • Camping under the open sky and amidst the scenic landscape

Best Time to Visit Beas Kund Trek

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.

Where is the Beas Kund Trek ?

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.

How to Reach Beas Kund Trek ?

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.

Beas Kund Trek (Detailed Itinerary)

Day 01: Delhi – Manali

In the evening drive to Manali by AC Volvo coach. Overnight journey.

Day 02: Manali – Solang Nallah - Dhundi (3150 mts/10332 ft)

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.

Day 03: Dhundi - Bakarthach (3300 mts/10824 ft) 3 hrs

Today, we will gradually trek to the valley, and later camp at the scenic Bakarthach. Dinner and overnight stay in the camp.

Day 04: Bakarthach - Beas Kund (3650 mts/11972 ft) – Bakarthach 5 hrs

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

Day 05: Bakarthach - Dhundi - Manali 3 hrs – Delhi

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.

Day 06: Delhi

Arrival at Delhi in the morning.

Tour & Services End.

Things to Carry for Beas Kund Trek

Things to Carry While Trekking
  • Duffel bag Down/synthetic camp booties
  • Sunglasses, Light gloves
  • Sleeping bag
  •  Flashlight/Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Daypack
  • One liter water bottles wide mouthed
  • Trekking Boots
  • Water purification/filter
  • Camp shoes/sneakers
  • Walking stick/Trekking pole
  • Cotton socks
  • Note book with pens and pencils
  • Gore-Tex jacket
  • Lip balm
  • Light wind jacket Sunscreen / Moisturiser
  • Down jacket/vest
  • Camp towel/towel/sarong
  • Fleece jacket/vest
  • Personal toiletries
  • T-shirts
  • Personal medicines
  • Underwear
  • Money pouch/belt
  • Trekking pants
  • Energy bars
  • Thermal tops
  • Vitamin tablets
  • Thermal bottom
  • Extra passport photos
  • Warm hat and Bandana/scarf
  • Sun hat/baseball cap
  • Wind- and rain-gear with hood
  • Swiss Army Knives (Classic pocket tool)
  • One pair cotton trousers or shorts
  • Two cotton shirts/T-Shirts One warmer (jacket with hood)

Booking Terms and Conditions:

Please read the booking terms as set out with your agreement with Tour My India Pvt. Ltd. A Noida based Tour operator herein called TMI. For More Click Here...

When to book Beas Kund Trek?

You should book Beas Kund trek two months in advance so that you get ample amount of time to prepare for the trek.

Who will carry my backpack?

There shall be pony/porter that will carry your backpack while on trek; you only need to carry small knapsack.

What will be the weight of the backpack?

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.

Where to meet you?

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.

How we run the trek?

We have an experienced trekking guide who leads the trek.

What is the batch size?

Our group size is minimum 2 people and maximum 12 people with mix of men and women.

What is minimum age required for Beas Kund Trek?

Hampta Pass is a moderate trek with a maximum altitude of 3650 mts/11972 ft, so the minimum age required is 8 years.

What will be the minimum temperature during Beas Kund Trek?

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.

How long we trek during Beas Kund Trek?

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.

What will happen if a trek is extended because of landslides or any other reason?

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.

Can I take Diamox?

Diamox is indeed helpful when you have little time for acclimatization but we strongly advise to consult the doctor before taking Diamox.

Is it safe for girls to go on a trek?

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.

What kind of shoes will be required?

Trekking shoes with ankle support are a must for any trek in the Himalayas. Quechua Forlclaz 500 is good shoes with value for money.

What kind of food is served during the trek?

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.

Is it safe to drink water from the stream?

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.

Which vehicle do we use for transportations?

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.

Are your fixed departures dates are definite?

We guarantee that even if that there will be only one trekker, we will head out on that particular date.

How do you deal with emergency situation?

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.

How to book the trek

You must register online for further information.

Fixed Departure with Dates 2018

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