Beas Kund Trek
Beas Kund Trek
Day 01: Arrival in Manali
As you arrive in Manali, travel straight to your lodging for some much needed rest before commencing the Beas Kund trekking tour. This beautiful hill station has an altitude of around 6730 feet, and it is located in Himachal Pradesh. Be it summers or winters, the place always attracts loads of tourists, owing to its perpetually cool weather.
When you feel like exploring the area, you can visit the Hadimba Devi Temple, or bathe in the therapeutic natural hot sulphur springs in Vashisht Village. Return to your lodging in the evening for an overnight stay in the Base Camp at Manali.
Day 02: Manali to Solang Valley
Post freshening up in the morning, after break We start the trek for solang valley. Cross the most three village on the way for solang valley. You will reach the enchanting valley of Solang, which is a popular holiday destination in India. Check in the camp and lunch then evening walk around the solang valley . You will absolutely love camping by the river, and listening to the sound of the water splashing on the rocks.
Day 03: Solang To Dhundi to Bakartach
You now begin your Beas Kund trek, and in its first leg, travel to Bakartach. It is a gradual and long climb through the mountains to this picturesque camping site. Set up tents and stay here for the night.
Day 04: Bakartach to Beas Kund | Beas Kund to Bakartach
This is the longest, toughest and the most important section of Beas Kund trekking as it will take you near the origin of the river and then back to Bakartach. Just as you reach a little higher from the starting point, amazing views start appearing. The place has a heap of boulders, and makes an excellent photography spot. Velvety slopes will be seen from here, and below them, fir and spruce trees will be easily distinguishable. From here, you will also be able to see where the tree line ends, and grasslands take over.
After admiring the views, resume your hike, and after a while, you will reach another viewpoint. From here, you will be able to see grassy mountain slopes with sparse shrubs. In the distance, you will see the glacier along with the river emerging from it. Beyond the glaciers, barren mountains will be visible. Continue your Beas Kund trekking tour and arrive at yet another bewitching spot. By now, you would have reached way beyond the point where trees stop growing. Here you will notice that even shrubs are getting smaller and scantier. The mountains surrounding this spot have certain landslide marks, which are full of rocks. If you look carefully at the slopes, then you will realise that beyond a certain height, the grass has also disappeared altogether, and only barren and sharp cliffs remain. At the highest reaches of the slopes, some amount of snow will be visible as well.
After walking for about four hours today with your Beas Kund trek package, you will finally reach your destination. Beas Kund is a small alpine lake, where the waters seem bright blue. The numerous small streams together making up the main river will be clearly distinguishable to you. Some arise from the nearby glaciers while others have their origin in the pond itself. You may also find vibrant purple wildflowers growing on the grasslands around the pond. Take pictures, relax by the lake and explore the area more. Post this picturesque extravaganza, hike down and return to Bakartach.
Day 05: Bakartach to Dhundi | Dhundi to Manali
Begin the final stretch of your excursion by hiking downhill to Dhundi. Here a Jeep will pick you up and take you back to Manali.
Beas Kund Trek
A place of historical significance, Beas Kund is one of the most beautiful places in the Dhauladhar range (literally ‘the white range’) of the mighty Himalayas. Besides being regarded as sacred, Beas Kund is where the river Beas originates from and offer spectacular views of the nearby located Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship and Hanuman Tibba peaks. One of the most alluring treks in the Kullu region, the trail offers panoramic views of the Pir Pangal range as well, and follows the banks of the river Beas. This is one of the most popular short treks through the Solang valley and takes you through an expanse of picturesque mountain landscapes. This trek is suitable for people for all age groups, and no prior trekking experience is required to join in.
The package includes meals as mentioned in the itinerary, along with snacks and refreshments throughout the trek. Meals would be wholesome, delicious and abundant.
Accommodation in tents on twin-sharing basis.
Transfers from Manali to the starting point of the trek and back.
Entry fees, permit to trek and forest camping charges in the region for the entire duration of the trek, wherever applicable.
Needless to say, we’ll provide you with sleeping bags, mattresses, tents and other safety equipments required.
We’ll have more than one English-speaking guides and a team of porters to carry your rucksack (not more than 10 kg) all the way up from Solang and back. You just need to carry a day backpack for water, light food/refreshments, your camera, sunglasses and other personal items.
A trained cook will accompany us on the trek, but in case your folks back home don’t allow you to experiment with food, here’s your chance to do so now.
This truly is a Himalayan wonderland and if the altitude does not take your breath away, the view surely will.
Price (Per Person): 6750
Departure Dates for 2016:
April - 23rd, 30th
May - 5th, 11th, 17th, 25th
June - 2th, 10th, 18th, 27th
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Cancellation charges per person
30 days or more before departure: 25% of total cost
29 - 20 days before departure: 50% of total cost
Less than 19 days before departure: 100% of total cost