The Beas Kund, the original source of river Beas is located in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. This pristine lake which is at an altitude of 3,650 meters in the knees of Hanuman Tibba and seven sisters, is believed to be the daily bathing place of great Rishi Vyas.
Passing through its zig-zag way through the Solang valley, this exhilarating trek to Beas Kund offers experiences and adventures worth a lifetime. If you are a noob at trekking, Beas Kund trek is one such easy trek you can kickstart your trekking journey with.
Table of Contents
- Overview To Beas Kund Trek
- Where Is Beas Kund Trek?
- Best Time To Visit Beas Kund Trek?
- Beas Kund Trek Highlights
- Beas Kund Trek Location
- How To Reach Beas Kund Trek
- Beas Kund Trek Itinerary ( Beas Kund Trek Map)
- Frequently Asked Question ( FAQ)
Overview To Beas Kund Trek
This trek is of a short duration of three days from the beautiful hill station Manali at the height of 2,050 meters. The Beas Kund trek starts from Manali and follows to Dhundi at an elevation of 3,150 meters via Solang Nallah, taking the time of about 5-6 hours.
The trail from Dhundi moves upwards to Bakar Thach, which is tucked at 3,300 meters and leads forward to Beas Kund after climbing over the moraine. This trek will keep you refreshed with the joy of enthusiasm and is very good for anyone who is just new to trekking.
The place itself is stunningly beautiful located amidst the beautiful Valleys and rivers.
You can click amazing pictures and enjoy nature to its fullest. So pack up your bags and start for your dream trek. Enjoy the heart whelming scenarios, amicable and hospitable locals, gushing waters, and a memory of a lifetime. Beas Kund will surely make you fall in love with it.
|DURATION||6 days (2 for traveling and 4 for trekking)|
|BEST SEASON||June – Mid October|
|ALTITUDE||3650 mts/11972 ft|
|TREK LENGTH||30 K.M|
Where Is Beas Kund Trek?
Beas Kund is located in the Dhauladhar range of Himachal Pradesh. Bakar Thach meadow lies at a distance of 3 km from the Kund. The Dhauladhar range is the lesser part of the great Himalayas. The highest peak is Hanuman Tibba ( at a height of 5982m ), which is viewed from Beas Kund. Beas Kund is the origin of the Beas river.
Best Time To Visit Beas Kund Trek?
The best months to visit Beas Kund trek is from Mid-May and Mid-October. The weather is very amicable and rejuvenating making the trek easier and more enjoyable. In July the place faces heavy rainfall and hence making it cold, unsuitable, and uncomfortable for trekkers.
Beas Kund Trek Highlights
A chance to spend your time in the pure nature and the beauty it beholds.
Beas Kund Trek Location
Beas Kunj valley is tucked in the Dhauladhar range in Himachal Pradesh which starts from Manali at the elevation of 2,050 meters. This is one of the easy option treks you can start with. You have to travel from Delhi to Manali and then trek way to Beas Kund.
Read more: Indrahar Pass Trek
How To Reach Beas Kund Trek
Chandigarh is the nearest international airport. At about 50km south of Manali and 10 km south of Kullu town, there is Bhuntar tower which is the nearest airport to Manali. You can opt-in accordingly.
Manali is well communicated with major Indian cities like Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Haridwar, Shimla, Dharamsala, and Dalhousie by roads. There is the availability of regular buses between these stations. Hence traveling by road is not a difficulty.
The nearest railway station to Manali is Joginder Nagar. It is situated at a distance of 166kms. Chandigarh and Pathankot are other optional railway stations you can choose among.
Beas Kund Trek Itinerary ( Beas Kund Trek Map)
Day 01: Delhi – Manali
Travel to Delhi via train or via air. From Delhi board an AC Volvo coach in the evening to reach Manali and enjoy your overnight journey. Equip yourself well with all essentials for the journey. Don’t forget to take medicines also in case any emergency pops up. Keep having a well-balanced diet also.
Day 02: Manali – Solang Nallah – Dhundi ( 3150 mts/10332 ft )
You arrive early morning in Manali. Behold the beauty around you and breathe the fresh air until your cab arrives. Then you will be taken to the hotel so you can vent out your tiredness from the journey and get acclimatized to the environment. Have a light food intake and pack your essentials. From Manali, you will have to drive to Solang Nalla and then trail off to Dhundi for further trek adventure. Camp overnight at Dhundi. Eat your dinner and enjoy the campfire.
Day 03: Dhundi – Bakarthach ( 3300 mts/10824 ft )
Wake up to the beauty of the Dhundi. Today you will start your trek to the valley. Click beautiful pictures and enjoy the scenic beauties along the way. Camp and dine at beautiful Bakarthach. Bakarthach which originally means’ shepherd’s field’ is a favorite spot to the nomadic tribe of shepherds called Gaddis. You will behold iconic windswept meadows and perfect scenic beauties. The walk from Bakarthach is almost flat until Moraines.
Day 04: Bakarthach – Beas Kund ( 3650 mts/11972 ft ) – Bakarthach 5 hrs
After having your breakfast, now it will be a trek over moraine to our most awaited spot, Beas Kund.upon reaching Beas Kund you will know more about it historical importance and about great Rishi Vyas. the Kund is protected by an igloo-like stone structure. Spend some memorable moments here. You will witness the beauty of Hanuman Tibba peak, friendship peak, Ladakhi peaks. Now you will trek back to our camp. Spend the night at the Bakar Thach. Sleep in the lap of mother nature and cherish the rhythm of nature.
Day 05: Bakarthach – Dhundi – Manali – Delhi – 3hrs
Today morning you will trek your way back to Dhundi, then drive back to Manali and board the ac Volvo coach for Delhi at 16:30 hrs. Take all the adventure inside your memories and camera before you leave the place.
Day 06: Way Back To Home
In the morning you arrive in Delhi. Now that the journey has come to its end you would be upset and happy at the same time but keep the good memories and click more pictures way home. And let’s see you soon with another thrilling trek.
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Frequently Asked Question ( FAQ)
When should I book for Beas Kund Trek?
The Beas Kund trek should be booked two months before your journey date so that you have enough time to make arrangements.
How long does it take to acclimatize at Beas Kund Trek?
Suddenly climbing up to great heights can cause some difference in your body and hence you have to be careful. It is nothing to be very afraid of just your body needs to acclimatize to the changing temperature. Hence take proper veg diets rich in carbohydrates and less oily. Have plenty of rest even if you are not tired.
What is the minimum temperature during the Beas Kund Trek?
During Mid May – Mid October the temperature can fall as low as 8 degrees celsius. Also in the month of July and August, there can be heavy rains which shall decrease the temperature more.
What are the best shoes for trekking?
You can opt for Quechua Forl claz 500 as it is quite a value for money and a good option for trekking to the Himalayas.