2 Nights 3 Days
The highlight of the Beas Kund trek is reaching Beas Kund, a small glacial lake surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks. Locals believe that Rishi Vyas, the author of the Mahabharata, meditated and wrote the epic at this lake.
Beas Kund Trek is one of the most popular trekking destinations in India, located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This trek provides trekkers with stunning views of the Pir Panjal and Dhauladhar ranges and takes them to the source of the Beas River, considered sacred by the locals.
The trek begins from Solang Valley, which is a popular tourist destination near Manali. From Solang, the trek takes you through dense forests of pine and oak, and then opens up to meadows and streams. The trail is moderately challenging and can be completed within 3-4 days.
The highlight of the trek is reaching Beas Kund, a small glacial lake surrounded by towering snow-capped peaks. Locals believe that Rishi Vyas, the author of the Mahabharata, meditated and wrote the epic at this lake.
The best time to go on this trek is from mid April to October when the weather is pleasant and the trekking routes are accessible. The trek is suitable for both beginners and experienced trekkers, but it is advisable to be physically fit to complete the trek comfortably.
Overall, the Beas Kund trek is a must-visit for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and those who seek to escape the chaos of city life and immerse themselves in the serenity of the Himalayas.
Region: Solang Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Start/ End Point of the Trek: Solang
Height: 12,772 ft
Difficulty Level: Easy
Temperature Day: 8°C to 15°C and Night: 5°C to 8°C
Best Time to do Beas Kund Trek: 15 April to October
Since the temperature swings from 5 degrees Celsius to 16 degrees Celsius, mid-April to October is the optimum time to visit Beas Kund. In addition, the region’s beauty is enhanced by the fact that it gets greener and receives more precipitation in the later months.What’s the Difficulty Level of the Trek?
In terms of the Beas Kund trek difficulty, it is easy and even a beginner may complete it. The trek path is not too lengthy, making it a fantastic option for beginners. The path seems fairly uncomplicated at first, though the final ascent is a little difficult but manageable.
Himtrek does provide easy accessibility to almost all types of equipment required for the trek on a rental basis with reasonable prices and extremely good quality. The equipment can be arranged on prior notice.
Much of the year remains cool in Beas Kund. The winters are fairly chilly, with lows of 0 degrees, while the summers, with highs of 10 to 18 degrees, are rather pleasant. Since there isn’t much precipitation, the air is dry and ideal for hiking.
The Beas Kund Trek spans a roughly 16 km two-way trip. When you reach the highest point, which is 12,772 feet above the ground, you may take in the abundant natural exhibits.
The trek starts from Solang Valley which is 12km away from Manali and is very well connected. You can easily hire a cab from Manali to Solang Valley. You can take the following routes to reach Manali:
The quickest and most economical way to get to Manali. Manali is accessible by road from several locations, including Delhi (540 km), Chandigarh (305 km), Dehradun (227 km), and Ambala (370 km).
The closest railway station to Manali is Jogindernagar. Other train routes to Manali include those through Chandigarh and Ambala.5
The nearest airport is Bhuntar airport, 10 km from Manali. Cabs and local buses are easily available from Bhuntar to Manali.
2 Nights 3 Days
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Himtrek's Riverside Camps and Hostel, Manali, near Club house, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
Reach Old Manali which is the meeting point for this trek. After arrival at the predetermined spot in Manali, your drive to Dhundi will start, which is a 20 km long route. The trek leader will give you a quick overview of the hike when you arrive at our Manali Campsite. You will begin to ascend to Jaralu Thach/ Bakarthach, after getting your packed lunch. Aside from the occasional bird and the sound of your footsteps, the forest is quiet and filled with a fresh scent. Enjoy the breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas that surround you, particularly the alluring sight of Hanuman Tibba in the distance. For your day 1, you will be camping at Jaralu Thach/ Bakarthach. Once there, get to your camps and unwind for a while. Trekkers will be treated to a beautiful view of the Beas river as it meanders past stones and grassy hills as they approach the campsite. You can spend the night in your tent after a delectable dinner.
Enjoy a beautiful Himalayan morning as you awaken and fuel up for the trek with a delicious breakfast. Start the Beas Kund trek, which is a little challenging but also rewarding. You will be welcomed by the beautiful landscapes of the snow-capped Himalayas, including Hanuman Tibba and Indrasen, as your trek begins. As the lush greenery continues to get sparser and you can make out the glacier from a distance, you will observe how the surrounding landscape is changing. You will reach the Beas Kund, a lake with startling blue waters encircled by steep mountains and occasionally, purple wildflowers, after walking for four to five hours. The Beas River originates in the lake, which is surrounded by a seemingly unending field of meadows. Witness how the water flows as the numerous streams combine to form the large main river. Take some time to enjoy the scenery nearby and take some photos to preserve the moment. After some time has elapsed, we begin the 4-5 hour trip back to Jaralu Thach. Start your descent back to Dhundi from Jaralu Thach taking the same path which you took while ascending. From here, You’ll lead towards Manali today itself. A vehicle will take you from Dhundi to Manali where you’ll spend your night. When you get to the campsite, take a break and have a satisfying meal before going to your tent. Spend your night in tents but you can definitely choose to spend a few hours or maybe more Stargazing!
Get up early to take in the stunning sunrise. This is the last day of this excursion. Your short trek and the little adventure comes to an end here. Fill your bags with uncountable memories and lead to wherever you want next.