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Beas Kund Trek
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Beas Kund Trek

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Manali to Manali

Weekend Getaways

3 Days

12772 Ft.

Easy

32 Km.

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Overview

Beas Kund Trek is a trek to high altitude glacial lake which is situated at an altitude of 3600 meters above sea level. The trek to Beas Kund is one of the most popular and beautiful treks in Himachal Pradesh. The trek starts from and ends at a small village, Dundhi which is located near Solang Nala in Manali

The difficulty level of the Beas Kund trek is moderate and is suitable for people who have done at least one trek before and beginners as well. The trek offers amazing views of glaciers, valleys, lush green meadows, and snowcapped peaks such as Shitidhar, Friendship peak, Deo Tibba, Indrasan, Hanuman Tibba, etc.

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Beas Kund has always been a popular and famous option amongst trekkers in Manali. This is no doubt, due to the fact that it takes you right to the base of the river that flows throughout the town.

The holy lake is the source of River Beas. In fact, you’ll witness the very same river while entering Manali. The high-altitude alpine lake is located at an altitude of 3,700 meters. 

Another reason trekkers love this opportunity is the setting. I mean, who would want to miss out on lush, green grasslands and an emerald lake?

The grasslands are right below the summits of the biggest mountains around the town.

The Beas Kund Trip will allow you to lazily watch goats grazing and pluck mushrooms and strawberries along your way.

The beauty of the place increases due to the contrast between the water body and the jagged peaks of the mountains of the Pir Panjal range.

The emerald kund breaks off or branches off into smaller streams and tumbling waterfalls. These converge into the raging Beas river. 

The itinerary of the Beas Kund Trek begins at a popular destination for skiing and paragliding - Manali. After this, the scenic meadows of Bakarthach and Dhundi will be a part of the trail.

Along with this, famous places to visit in the Beas Kund Trek are Friendship Peak, Seven Sisters, Shitidhar, and Hanuman Tibba. These peaks will accompany you on the trek.

As you advance towards Beas Kund, you’ll also get the chance to encounter the Beas Kund Glacier.

The history of Beas Kund is associated with a legend. It is said that the man who wrote the Mahabharata, Rishi Vyas, took daily baths in this lake. 

Due to this, it is possible that the name has been derived from Vyas (the sage) and Kund (a lake). 

A feature that draws everyone in is the combination of snowy mountains above and green grasslands below. 

Due to its short duration and easy difficulty level, this trek is possible for beginners as well. This is why tourism in Beas Kund has been growing popular recently.

Despite this, preparation is advised for anyone planning to join this trek. The climb from 8,000 ft to 12,000 ft is no easy task.

Best time to visit Beas Kund? The ideal time to visit and travel would be between Mid-May and October. The weather of Beas Kund during this time is extremely pleasant, which makes the trek easier to complete.

What’s the best way to reach Beas Kund? Well, If you wish to travel by an aircraft, then the nearest airport is Bhuntar town as it is about 50km away from Manali. 

Indian airlines have regular flights flying to the airport. 

For an international airport, the nearest one to Manali is available at Chandigarh.

If you wish to travel by rail, the nearest railway station is Joginder Nagar. This is 166km away from Manali. From here onward, you can book private taxis or cabs to go to Manali.

If you want to travel by road, then there are regular buses that go to Manali from various North Indian cities like Shimla, Chandigarh, Delhi, Dharamsala, and more.

Itinerary

1

Day

Manali – Dundhi – Bakarthatch  (13 kms walking and uphill  - Time: 6-8 hrs)
2

Day

Bakarthach – Beas Kund – Bakarthach (6kms trek - time – 4-5 hrs)
3

Day

Bakarthach to Manali
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Accommodation: Stay is included from day 1 to Day 3 – you will be staying at campsite on all days of trekking.

Meals: All Meals from day 1 Lunch to day 3 breakfast are included. We provide simple nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek.

Camping Charges: All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.

Support Staff: Trek Leader and Local Guide.

Trekking Equipment: you will be staying in high quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. We provide high altitude sleeping bags which can stand temperatures as low as - 10 deg c. We also provide ropes, micro spikes, gaiters etc. As required.

Safety Equipment: First aid, medical kit, oxygen cylinders, Stretchers etc. will be available at all campsites to deal with emergencies. 

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Things To Pack

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Rucksack:

You must pick a good quality backpack with a comfortable fit and straps that won’t give you shoulder pain. You can check out your nearest Decathlon store for a good trekking backpack.

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Day Bag / Day Pack:

When you head towards the summit, you are required to carry only a few necessary items and for that, you need a day backpack as you will leave your bigger one on the campsite.

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Hiking Shoes :

Durable footwear designed for rugged terrains.

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Floaters or Sandals:

Although the entire trek requires a good quality shoe, you still need to let your feet breathe to avoid chafing and blisters. When you are at the camp, a good pair of sandals and floaters will help you to move freely.

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Tees / Tshirts:

You must keep at least three pairs of quick dry tees so that you can wash them in between stops for proper hygiene.

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Poncho:

A poncho is an evolved form of a raincoat that provides coverage to your body as well as your bag and ensures total water protection from rain.

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Quick Dry Towel:

A quick dry towel will help in maintaining proper hygiene. It must dry quickly because the wet fabric will only increase the chance of bacterial growth.

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Sanitizer:

Essential for maintaining cleanliness while trekking.

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Sun Cap / Hat:

A lightweight sun cap with side flaps is perfect to keep your head cool and avoid sunburns on a sunny day.

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Sunscreen SPF 40+:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Water Bottle (Re-usable):

Hydration is extremely important when it comes to trekking. Carrying a water bottle that you can refill with Himalayan water is a must.

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Personal Toileteries:

A bag with all your essentials including napkins, toothpaste, sanitizers, paper soap, etc should be carried in a ziplock bag.

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Personal Medication / First Aid:

A few cuts and bruises are almost inevitable when you are on a trek so carrying a medical kit with bandages, Dettol, etc is necessary.

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Sun Glasses / Reading Glasses:

Photochromatic glasses are specs that are designed to transform into anti-glare shades depending upon exposure to the sun. They are good when it comes to eye protection but one can also opt for clip-on glasses etc.

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Charger:

To keep your electronic devices powered during the trip.

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Power Bank:

Ensures your devices stay charged when there are no outlets.

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Personal Documents & ID's:

Identification proofs like Aadhar Card, Drivers License.

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Laundry Bag (Waterproof):

In case your clothes get wet or your garments don’t dry, you can carry them in polythene. However, make sure that all the plastic that you are carrying into the woods leaves with you. Don’t litter in the mountains.

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Track Pants:

A good pair of track pants made of polyester will let your skin breathe. They’re lightweight, dry easily, and comfortable to walk around in. You can easily avoid chafing and rashes by investing in a good pair of track pants.

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Trekking Shoes:

A good trekking shoe is comfortable, provides ankle support, and has a good grip as well. They shouldn’t be chunky, instead, they should be lightweight and sturdy.

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Cotton Socks:

Cotton socks are extremely comfortable to move around in and are lightweight as well which is why you can always count on a good pair of cotton socks while trekking. However, keep in mind to change them and avoid wearing them when they are wet.

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Woolen Socks:

A good pair of woolen socks, especially merino, are comfortable, limit odors and provide adequate insulation from the cold so you can wear them at night.

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Woolen Gloves:

Insulated gloves help in maintaining proper body heat in your hands and also provide a better grasp on trekking poles.

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Main Jacket:

It’s emphasized that you need to carry proper layers so you can avoid getting cold which is why you need to carry a heavy jacket that you can put on over your other clothes.

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Woolen Cap:

A woolen cap will help prevent cold when you ascend to high altitude. You can also cover your ears to avoid any pain and discomfort you might face in them when going at high altitudes.

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Hoodie:

A versatile layering option for various temperatures.

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Scarf / Balaclava:

Along with sun rays and chilly winds, you also get hit by dirt and grime during treks which is why it's important to carry a scarf or balaclava so you can cover your face when needed.

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Head Lamp:

You can’t rely on moonlight when you are in the mountains. A torch or even a headlamp with a fresh pair of batteries is always a good idea to bring along.

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Trekking Pole:

The trekking pole assists in more than one way. It saves energy while also providing stability and helps you to maintain proper balance.

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Camera:

This should be obvious. To make sure that you get to capture all the great moments from your trek. Make sure that you have enough storage and some extra batteries as well.

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Riding Gear:

If your trip involves biking or motorcycling.

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Moisturiser & Cold Cream:

To avoid sunburns and chafing, you need to put on sunscreen as well as cold cream.

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Lip Balm:

Your lips can become chapped due to the harsh cold winds so it's important to keep them moisturized.

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Sanitary Pads:

Essential for feminine hygiene.

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Insect Repellent:

Guards against pesky bugs and insects.

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Cash:

Emergency funds for unexpected situations.

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Thermals:

Thermal is a piece of garment that helps in keeping your body warm in cold temperatures. It is a necessary item that you need when going on a high-altitude trek.

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Snacks / Dryfruits / Energy Bar:

Provides quick energy on the go.

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Positive Attitude:

The most important item for a successful trek or trip, keeping your spirits high and adaptable to the challenges of the journey.

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