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Beas Kund

  • Co-ordinates:  32.3664° N, 77.0855° E
  • Difficulty Level: EasyMaximum Altitude: 14,000ft.This is a short easy trek ideal for a weekend. Beas Kund is a high-altitude Alpine lake that is renowned because of a myth attached to it. It is said that Sage Vyasa would bathe in the lake and meditate beside it. While it is said to be surrounded by high energy powers, it is also very beautiful. One can see towering peaks from the kund like Hanuman Tibba, Friendship Peak, Sitidhar and seven sisters. With the glacier lake and verdant fields dotted with strawberries and mushrooms, this trek will take your breath away.

    Route: Manali – Solang Nala – Bakrathatch – Beas Kund – Bakrathatch – Solang Nala – Manali

Itinerary

 

Day 1:  Manali- Solang Nala – Bakrathatch (13km)

Your days begins at Manali from where we will head to Solang Nala, the starting point of the trek. This is a short distance of only 12km. From here, the first phase of the trek is to walk along the banks of Beas River to reach Dhundi. We will be walking along forests of oak, fir and walnuts. We then trek 5km to reach Bakrathatch, our campsite. On this day you can see Deo Tibba Peak and Indrasan Peak.

 

Day 2: Bakrathatch – Beas Kund – Bakrathatch (6km)

Today we head to the majestic Beas Kund, which is also the originating point of River Beas. The entire route is covered with rocks, boulders and stones, so the walk is slightly challenging, but not much. After spending time at the lake, we head back to Bakrathatch.

 

Day 3: Bakrathatch – Solang Nala – Manali (13km)

Retracing the same route that we followed before, we will head to Solang Nala. From there, we will drive to Manali.

 

Maximum Temperature: 18°c

 

Minimum temperature: 9°c

 

Best time to undertake: May- June and August – September