Trekking at Beas kund, Himachal Pradesh

Himalaya Shelter
  • 4 days
    (Duration)
  • Very Easy
    (Difficulty)
  • 4.9
    (Rating)
  • Hilly
    (Terrain)

Beas Kund trek is one the most beautiful treks in the Himachal. The ancient Indians called the Beas River as Vipas or Arjiki while the ancient Greeks called it as Hyphasis.



Description

Trip Highlight

Duration: 4 Days | 3 Nights

Level: Easy

Weather: The nights can be cold, day temperatures are pleasant during the season

Restrictions: None

Equipment: None for walking

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.


Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Manali - Solang valley (5 hrs, Ht. 2480 meter) On the first day we will drive from Manali to old manali village. Commence your trek to Solang Nallah, through old Manali village which has the temple of the Sage Manu to mark his seat of Meditation. It takes about five hours to Solang Nallah.

  • Day 2

    Solang - Dhundi- Bakar Thach (5-6 hrs) ht. 3300 meters Gradually ascending from the valley, the trail now passes through the small hamlet of Dhundi and continues to the scenic campsite at Bakar Thach. Overnight stay is at Bakarthach in camps.

  • Day 3

    Bakar Thach - Bhoj Pather - Beas kund (5-6 hrs) ht. 3690 meters Trek to Beas kund via Bhoj Patr. Bhoj Patr gets its name from the fact that the area has a lot of Bhoj Patr (birch) trees. Beas kund is a holy lake where Rishi Vyas used to take his daily bath. Beas kund is the origin of river Beas. Return to the camp in the evening.

  • Day 4

    Bakar Thach to Solang valley (5-6 hrs) Drive from Solang valley back to Manali.


Essentials

  • Waterproof Rucksack
  • Comfortable Trekking Boots
  • One Raincoat
  • Windproof Jacket
  • Thermal inner wear
  • 2-3 T-shirt/Shirt
  • 2 Trouser/Jeans
  • Tourch
  • Trekking Pole
  • Woollen Gloves
  • Sun Glasses
  • Thermal Inner-wears
  • Warm Fleece
  • Woolen Cap
  • Woolen Socks & Regular Socks
  • Water Bottle
  • Towel
  • Torch
  • Camera & Phone if you like (with full/Extra Batteries)
  • Identity Cards
  • Slippers
  • Specific Medication Medicine
  • Personal Toiletries

Weather

The higher areas and the nights can be cold; day temperatures are pleasant during the season.


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