Beas Kund Trek - 3 Days
Short trek to tiny Lake surrounded by peaks
Trip Route: Manali - Palchan - Solang valley - Dhundhi - Baker Thach - Beas Kund - Solang - Bahang - Manali
Kullu Manali region - Himachal Pradesh
Difficulty Level - Moderate, Max Altitude - 3700 m
Trip Length - 5/6 days Delhi to Delhi, , 3 days Manali to Manali, 3 days of Trek and 2 nights of Camp
Activity - Trekking / Hiking / Walking, Best time - May, June, July, Sept, Oct
Meals - All meals during the trek
The ancient Indians called the Beas River as Vipas or Arjiki while the ancient Greeks called it as Hyphasis. The current name Beas is regarded as formed from Vyas who is the author of Mahabharata, the great Indian epic, however some scholars in Himachal Pradesh call this river as Vipasha.
Beas Kund - Beas so named after Rishi (Sage) Beas and Kund is hindi word for tiny lake. This tiny lake of Beas Kund situated at higher and upper valley of Solang. Which is the heart of winter and summer games in Manali.
It’s an ideal base camp for climbing nearby peaks Shitidhar, friendship and Ladakhi peak. The West side of Beas Kund is magnificient peak of Hanman Tibba 5990m, which access through tiny pass of above this lake.
Included in the Cost
All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.
3 - 4 season tent, sleeping bag, comfortable foam sleeping pad, trekking poles
All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chair and table
All meals during trek from Indian, local, Tibetan, Chinese and continental cuisine.
Support staff: Qualified & trained local guide, chef and camp boys.
Muleteer or porter for portage of your baggage's.
Camping fee, trekking permits and fee, park fee.
Medical first kit includes medicine for high altitude sickness, mini oxygen bottles.
Includes GST 5%
Not included in the Cost
Hotel accommodation in Manali
Day 1st breakfast and last day dinner.
Soft or hard drinks.
Tips for Guide(s), cook(s), camp boy(s), muleteer(s), porter(s) and driver.
Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra and beyond trip Schedule.
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Outline Itinerary: 3 Days
Day 1 Manali (1950m) - Solang (2483m) drive. Trek to Dhundhi (2840m) – Bakarthach. 6-7 hrs.
Day 2 Trek to Beas Kund (3690m) – back to Bakarthach. 7/8 hrs.
Day 3 Trek to Dhundhi (2840m) - Solang (2483m) 6-7 hrs. Drive to Manali 30 minutes.
“Excellent service 5*. Staff very co-operative. Food was good, on time, great service. Transparency in the deal was very excellent. Guides were very good & accommodating staff was also helpful as we were family we did not find it difficult trekking. Food items well planned. Some words for the staff – Captain was excellent in conducting the whole adventure trip to Beas Kund. Supporting guide was also very helpful during the trip. Cooking staff also very nice and excellent. The chef was excellent. Horseman was excellent. "
Kusum J. and group of 21 – MUMBAI & AHMEDABAD – 20 June 2015
Day 1 Manali - Solang - Dhundhi(2840m), drive 12 kms, trek to Bakarthach. 6/7 hrs.
From Manali we drive 12 kms to Solang which is starting point of our trek. It offers a spectacular sight of snowcapped mountains. From Solang an 8 kms level walks on the right bank of River Beas, through forest of oak, fir and walnuts, leads to Dhundhi. Enroute we get a glimpses of Deo Tibba 6001 mtrs. And Indrasan peak 6220 mtrs., We criss Dhundhi 2840 mtrs. Having glimpse a glimpse of Hanuman Tibba 5990 mtrs. We now climb gently to Bakarthach crossing a small bridge. Camp.
Day 2 Trek to Beas Kund 3690 m. - Back to Bakarthach 6-7 hrs.
Today after breakfast we climb gently to Beas Kund, through boulders and rocks for few minutes. We will now soon discover tiny lake of Beas Kund, believed to be the source of River Beas. And ofcourse base camp for the wonderful summits around ie. Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship peaks. A good trekker can climb these peaks by leaving Beas Kund at early. The peaks above 6000m are Makerbeh and Shikhar Beh. Lahaul valley region lies to the north of BeasKund just behind the great wall of these mountains. To the west Kangra and lower region of Himalaya known as Dhauladhar range. Visiting around the lake we retrace back to Bakarthach camp for overnight stay.
Day 3 Bakerthach- Solang - Manali
Today we descent gradually back to Dhundhi and further to Solang. We spent few hours to explore the adventure activities at Solang. We now either drive back to Manali or if you are still able to trek, we continue trek to Burua and to Nehru Kund. The route presents a spectacular sight of local life. You will be pickup by private taxi for further drive to your hotel in Manali. Our service ends here.
"I am glad that I chose your company to take the women's group. I was happy with your professionalism of your staff food, the arrangements. All was well done. You are welcome to also formally tie up with my company impact mountaineering will be back again in Sept and Dec."
Mrs Sangeeta S Bahl and group - GURGAON - 26th July 2016
“As planned, we all had a great time for this vacation. Thank you for the great tour plan from you. We all had a good time in this adventurous trek. Especially the food was excellent. As always we will look forward to join the adventurous tour plan provided by you. Hope we will meet soon for the next adventure. Very soon. Thank you. "
Mr. Raghuveer and group – HYDERABAD (ANDHRA PRADESH) – 28 May
“Dear Prem, Thank you so much for organising such fantastic trek on Beas Kund. We had an amazing time. The views are certainly stunning + although the trek was slightly tough in places, the scenery around mad up for it. Our main guide Dharam was superb. He is very knowledgeable + very patient. We felt completely safe with him. He guided Lynne over all difficult stretches and never hurried us. He is good man. Our second guide Rajesh was also very patient + very attentive – again we felt very safe with him + it was good to have 2 guides. Our main cook Mani produced the most amazing meal + packed lunch. He was always smiling + delicious food was great welcome when we go back from the trek. All the porters were friendly helpful to. Many thanks for superb experience. We will certainly recommend Potala for trekking. Cheers. "
Mr. Nigel and Mrs Lynne P. – BRISTOL – (UK) – 21 May
“We, a group to 7 people went on a trek to Beas Kund through Potala Adventurers. The trek was well organized. In spite of heavy snow our guide Tashi ensure that all of us did the trek wonderful well. Tenzin organized all the ground logistics very well. The food, nutritious and work of staff was very cordial and helpful. I will recommend Potala to anyone taking a trek in Manali. We had a wonderful time and will look forward to our next trek with them. "
Mr. Manish Gupta (Group leader) – GURGAON - DELHI – 3 May