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Beas Kund Trek

A trek to source of river Beas with terrific mountain views. Beas Kund has always been a famous trek around Manali.
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • 4 Days
  • 30 KM
  • 12,722 FT
  • Easy
  • ₹ 6850.00
    $ 95*
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    The price is for a group of 16 people. The charges will be different for a tailormade private trek. The charges in dollars are more as the permit fees are different for non-Indians.

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  • Event Type

    Trekking

  • Best Time

    May - Oct

  • Base Camp

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    Jagatsukh, Manali

  • Pickup Point

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    Wrong Direction Hostel, Jagatsukh

  • Minimum Age

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    For this adventure, we only allow people above this age to ensure the safety of everyone joining this adventure.

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Highlights

  • It is one of the simple/short treks around Manali which with the all-encompassing perspectives on the Pir Panjal.
  • It is a fledgeling level trek carrying us closer to ice sheets, lakes, and pinnacles.

Overview

When it comes to trekking, you know Himachal Pradesh serves some beautiful destinations for the trekkers. If you are looking for some short or easy trek around Manali, this beautiful trek, a source of river Beas must be on your bucket list. It is said that during Alexandra's invasion of India, Beas river had become a big obstacle on his way and is therefore now known as one of the popular rivers in the Himalayas. Beas Kund is a high altitude alpine lake amidst the mountains of Himachal Pradesh that offers people to camp below majestic peaks of Manali like Hanuman Tibba, Friendship Peak, Shitidhar and seven sisters.

Beas Kund, a holy lake is situated at Kullu Valley. It is accepted that Rishi Vyas used to wash up in the flawless water of this lake that is roosted at a height of approximately 12,000 feet in the lap of Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters. The journey of Beas Kund through Solang Valley offers some exciting and refreshing experiences to feel. The Beas Kund Trek, which is considered as probably the most effortless trek in the Himachal Himalayan locale is additionally a short trek of four days from the well-known hill station of Manali that is tucked at a stature of approximately 6,500 feet.


The Beas Kund Trek starts from Manali and prompts Dhundi at approximately 10,000 feet using Solang Nallah. The path faces a continuous move from Solang Nallah and it takes around 5 - 6 hours. From Dhundi we move upward at a height of 10,500 feet to Bakarthach leading towards our destination Beas Kund. Beas Kund Trek height or elevation is encircled around 12,500 feet. It demands around 4 days to comfortably complete the trek. Trekmunk as a Beas Kund Trek Organizer will surely make your journey exciting. Beas Kund Trek costs are around 6,850 INR which will cover all the inclusions cost for a fixed departure. Do have a look at the inclusions and exclusions part of this site for a detailed understanding of services provided by us. We look forward to a life-changing and rejuvenating experience for you with us.


Best time to Visit

The time period from May to October is considered to be the best time to explore the trek to get experience with some pleasant weather throughout. Summers being perfect for the temperature ranges from 25-degree Celsius to 10-degree celsius. It is advisable to avoid at the time of August and the initial days of September because of the heavy breakdown of monsoon during this time. For beginners, the best time to complete the trek is before the winter sets in i.e at the time of mid-September to the ending of October, considered to be the decent time to explore the place.

Brief Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Solang Valley is the starting point to Beas Kund. The path is quite rough and will take around 10 to 15 minutes leading you towards a stream. After crossing the stream, keep following the path. Not long before the path closes, recognize an enormous pine tree on the left-hand side of the path. Locate a little path just alongside the pine tree, which goes up through the timberland spread. This path interfaces with the fundamental street.
From here, follow the street till you arrive at the extension which interfaces the Rohtang Tunnel. Next to the scaffold, discover a street that goes down to one side. On the right-hand side of this street, you'll see River Beas streaming amid numerous rocks.
You have to get over the stream. There's a wooden log connect. The stream isn't excessively harsh now, so it ought not to be troublesome. From here, it is a 10-minute stroll to our first campground Dhundhi.

Landscape type: Well-checked street followed by woods trails.
Water sources: You'll discover a stream on the path, yet it could be dinky. It is advisable to carry 2 liters of water from Manali.

Meals : Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 4 - 5 hours
Distance : 6.7 km

The path starts with a soak climb as you head further into the valley. Around an hour into the path, there's a stream that you need to cross. This likewise fills in as a decent water source. In the wake of the intersection of the stream, the climb proceeds followed by a lofty plunge. The path is very much set apart with blue bolts painted on the rocks. So there's no chance of getting lost.
Thereafter one can find a log bridge connection towards the other side of the valley. This is simply to get your orientation right and not cross the stream for now. Around 1.6 km into the trek, the whole valley opens up and you can see the rock segments from where the Beas River streams and get to see some ice walls and then gradually you start entering the valley with a view of a stream spilling out of the valley. Cross the stream and you have arrived at the following campground Lohali. Lohali is a beautiful campground encompassed by mountains, it makes a perfect outdoors spot. Fill up enough water through this stream.

Trek slope: Moderate to soak rising all through the trek.
Landscape type: Mostly forested, with pine trees.
Tourist spots in transit: Blue bolts on the rocks pointing the bearing of the path.
Water sources: You are advised to take 2 litres of water. The principal water source is 0.7 km from Dhundi and therefore it is necessary for everyone to store enough water till the camp.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 4 hours
Altitude : 9,465 ft.
Distance : 3.5 km

Start ahead of schedule as you need to trek an elevation of around 12,772 feet. With the separation being simply around 1.6 km, it's a lofty rise to Beas Kund. The path is very much checked and very steady. You will reach an altitude of 12,542 ft called Lady Leg. That’s also the camp of Friendship peak. Rest here for some time and take a few pictures. With the clear weather, one can capture great pictures of Friendship Peak. From the camp you one can go to an edge making you stand at the highest point of the place. As you arrive at the edge search for the lake out there. Note that, you won't trek the banks of the lake yet you can appreciate the perspectives on it from the ridgeline, you can also see a soothing view of a lake.


On a sunny morning, you can get a staggering perspective on Pir Panjal Range and Dhauladhar Range very close with the closer view of the peaks Hanuman Tibba, Shitidhar, Ladakhi, and Friendship Peak. Also, down the valley, one can catch the view of Deo Tibba and Indrasen.

Meals : B, L, D
Accommodation : Tents
Time Taken : 7 hours
Altitude : 12,772 ft. at the Lake

Trek slope: Easy, Moderate plummet.
Territory type: Forest path and waterway side path.

The present trek is a simple one, you return to Solang Valley through the course you came up from, and within 5 to 6 hours of time, you reach Solang Valley.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation : Not Included
Time Taken : 5 - 6 hours trek
Altitude : 8,156 ft
Distance : 9 km

How To Reach

The Pickup point will be Jagatsukh, Manali. We can arrange a cab for you from the bus station in Manali, the charges for the same are not included in the package. The cost of the cab can be shared among the trekkers joining the trek. For communications purposes, we will create a Whatsapp Group before the departure date of the trek and will share the details regarding the transportation. 


By Air

The nearest airport is in Bhuntar which is 11km from Kullu and 52 km from Manali. You can take a taxi from Bhuntar to Manali which will cost approximately Rs, 1000/-. The airlines that you can take are Indian Airlines, Kingfisher Airlines, Jagson Airlines operating flights from Delhi as well as Chandigarh. To reach Manali by air, you need to have a connecting flight via Delhi or Chandigarh. Delhi or Chandigarh is well connected to major airports across the country. You can check your flight in the following links: 1. https://www.google.com/flights, 2. https://www.makemytrip.com/flights/


By Road

You can take an overnight bus from Delhi to Manali or Chandigarh to Manali. Manali is well connected to cities by road. The roads are in good condition but there are sudden landslides in the monsoon season. The bus from Delhi to Manali can take up to 14 hours and from Chandigarh to Manali is 9 hours at least. Tickets are available online on Redbus.in, Goibibo.in or Hrtc.gov.in. You can pay online for the bus tickets. You should always take the Himsuta bus from HRTC as they are the most comfortable government buses on this route. You can also book private buses but sometimes sudden hiccups come with them. The last government bus leaves at 11:15 pm at night and starts from ISBT Kashmere Gate. Plan your onward journeys only post noon giving enough buffer for bus delays.


By Train

We do not recommend you travel by train as the closest railway station, Jogindernagar is 5 hours away which you will again have to cover by bus or cab.

Why Trek With Us ?

Twin Sharing Tents
Eco Friendly & Paperless
Finest Guides
Just Right Group Sizes
Commitment to Safety

Inclusions

  • Accommodations at Trek: All accommodations on the trek will be on twin sharing basis in Tents or Homestays. Any accommodation in a hotel/guest house/hostel will be in a budget hotel.
  • Trek Leader and Guides: An experienced and certified Trek Leader, as well as a professional guide, will accompany you for the trek. The team will have years of experience and well equipped for any emergency situation.
  • Services of a Professional Trekking Team: A team of an experienced Cook, Camp Staff, Porters/Mules will accompany you for all the arrangements on the trek.
  • Meals: All Meals on the Trek are included. We will serve Vegetarian Indian food on the trek which will be cooked by our high altitude chefs. It will be a five-course meal plan.
  • Camping and Safety Equipment: All the camping equipment such as Tents, Sleeping bags, Toilet Tents, Dining Tent, Mattresses, and other things will be provided by us and we guarantee the quality. Safety Equipment including Medical kit, Oxygen Cylinder, Oximeter, Crampons & Gaiters(if required) will be provided by us. We recommend you to bring your own sleeping bags if possible.
  • Trek Permits and Forest Camping Charges: Only for Indian Clients, All the applicable trekking permits, Camping Charges, Forest Entry Fee, etc will be paid by us. Foreigners have to pay these charges if not mentioned.
  • A Life-Changing Experience: We assure you that by trekking in the Himalayas you will have a life-changing experience and we will do everything we can to provide you with the best services and make your venture in the wild an unforgettable one. 


Note: Prior to booking any adventure with Trekmunk, it will be mandatory to sign the waiver form and get a medical certificate from a doctor in due time, without these, you will not be allowed to start the trek. All this will be done online without using any paper.

Exclusions

  • GST and Other Taxes: The goods and services tax is not included in the price mentioned with the trek. They are subjected to change according to the government rules of India.
  • Food and Accommodation in Manali: Food in Manali is not included in the package. You can dine anywhere in Manali city,  we can recommend a few good options.
  • Flights and Transportation: Flights or other means of transport are not included in the package. Transportation from Home city to Manali and Manali to Home city is not included in the package. Any expenses occurred during the journey are not included in the package cost.
  • Personal Equipment: Your Rucksack, personal clothing, shoes, trek poles, and other personal trekking gear is not included in this package. You have to bring your own gear according to the weather and difficulty of the trek.
  • Portage of Personal Bags(Offloading): We highly advise you to carry your own burden (your rucksack) but due to any reason, if you wish to not carry your rucksack, we can arrange for a porter/mule to carry it. For this service, you will be charged over and above the trek cost. The charges for offloading vary with every trek.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel Insurance is not included in this package. We recommend you to have travel insurance before opting for such adventures. You can buy insurance from us while booking the trek, it is optional.
  • Personal Expenses: Any personal expenses incurred (Laundry, Bottled Water, Beverages, Snacks, Orders at tea houses or dhabas, Tips for guides, Camera fees, etc) are not included in the package.
  • Emergency Expenses: Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control are not included in the package.
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions of the package.

Cancellation Policy And More Information

Booking Terms:


1. Confirmation Policy:

Upon Booking, An invoice will be sent to your mail & within 12 to 24 hours the booking confirmation with additional details will be sent to your mail.


2. Cancellation Policy:

(a) 10 percent of the prices of our trips/treks/tours or product or service is your deposit and is not refundable, in any case.

(b) Cancellation received 45 days or more: 90% refund

(c) Cancellation received 30 - 44 days: 60% refund

(d) Cancellation received 30 - 15 days: 30% refund

(e) Cancellation less than 15 days: No refund

For more details, go to https://www.trekmunk.com/cancellation-policy


3. Refund Policy:

Any refund applicable will be processed within 10 to 15 business days as per the company policy.


4. Postpone/Transfer of a booked trek:

1. You can postpone your booked trek for a period of two months (61 days) but we will charge a 20% processing fee. The last date for the postponement will be 15 days before the start of the trek. Failing to book the slot in 2 months (61 days) time, would be considered a cancellation with no refund of any kind. Postpone of a booked trek can only be done once. 

2. You can transfer your booked slot for the trek to any fit person till 15 days before the trek. You just have to mail us the request and rest we will handle. The new person has to get all the mandatory documents duly signed for the trek.


More Information: 

1. We Trek for a Cause: For overall development of the areas we run our operations in, we donate Rs 100/- per booking from our profits which are used for the upliftment of the local people and conserving nature. We have named this initiative as - Trek for a Cause. For more details, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/trek-for-a-cause


2. We are paperless: We are focusing on Sustainable Tourism and to do that we are trying all measures to convert our trek operations to be Eco-Friendly. Going Paperless is one step closer to our aim. 


3. Single-Use Plastic: Trekmunk does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We are ensuring that our team is working together to reduce the problem and educate those around them. We will send you instructions on how to go plastic-free on your adventures.


4. Preparing for your Holiday: Getting some additional exercise makes a lot of sense to spend time before coming on a trekking adventure. The fitter you are, the more enjoyable you will find the experience. Hiking in the hill country is the best training but jogging, squash and swimming are also good for developing cardiovascular fitness and stamina. To read more on how to get fit, follow: https://www.trekmunk.com/get-fit-for-trek 


5. Electricity Supply & Plug: You will get electricity supply till the starting point of the trek. If not Indian, We recommend you check if you require an adaptor for your electrical items at: http://www.worldstandards.eu/electricity/plugs-and-sockets/


6. Currency: The unit of currency in India is the Indian Rupees.


7. Health & Vaccinations: 

Severe Allergies: If you have a severe allergy please inform the Trekmunk office before you travel. We will do all we can to help, but we cannot guarantee an allergy-free environment on trekmunk trips. You will need to carry your own treatment for the allergy with you, as 'adrenaline auto-injectors' are not carried as standard by our leaders and staff. You should inform your leader on the arrival of your allergy, and let them know where you keep your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations: You should contact your doctor or travel clinic to check whether you require any specific vaccinations or other preventive measures. You should be up to date with routine courses and boosters as recommended e.g. diphtheria-tetanus-polio and measles-mumps-rubella, along with hepatitis A and typhoid. Malarial prophylaxis is not usually required for trips in the mountains, however, if you are visiting rural and remote low lying areas then they might be necessary. 


8. Passport & Visas/Identity Proofs: If foreigner, Validity for 6 months, should have blank pages, and should be kept with yourself all the time.


9. Water: If you are on a trekking or cycling holiday, water is supplied to fill up your individual bottles. This will be boiled or filtered. Additionally, you should take purification tablets or a filter bottle (such as a LifeStraw, Sawyer Filter) to treat your water when in towns or where water is not supplied. We do not encourage the purchasing of single-use plastic bottles.


10. Altitude: This adventure involves going to a very high altitude. This is not something that you should worry about; the human body is quite capable of adapting to a very wide range of altitudes, but it is important that we follow some simple rules in order to acclimatize successfully. We will send you the information in your mailbox about Acute Mountain Sickness and trekking in high altitudes. On this trip, we carry bottled oxygen for use in emergencies.


11. Guidance on Tipping: Tipping is the accepted way of saying thank you for good service. Normally the guide and any other trek staff are given their tips at the end of the trek and this is best done as a group. The main guide will make sure that the tip is appropriately distributed among all the staff members on the trek.


12. Spending/Emergency Money: Approximately Rs. 8000-10000/- (in Indian Currency)should be carried for miscellaneous expenses including porter and trek crew tips, drinks, soft drinks, etc. We recommend that you carry your travel money in the form of cash as the availability of ATM is less in these remote areas. This can also serve as your emergency spending money.


13. Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance for these kinds of adventures. When taking out insurance please ensure the policy you choose covers you for the activities and altitude included in your itinerary. We will ask for the Travel Insurance Details over a mail. Indians can buy insurance from us while booking the trek.

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