Beas Kund Trek Manali 2023

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Beas Kund Trek Manali 2023 Overview

Beas Kund Trek Overview

Beas Kund Trek is a popular trekking destination in the Kullu Valley of Himachal Pradesh, India. This moderate level trek takes you through scenic routes, lush green meadows, dense forests, and stunning views of snow-capped mountains, glaciers, and the Beas river.

The trek passes through picturesque landscapes, including the Dhundhi forest, with its tall oak and pine trees, and the picturesque meadow of Bakarthach, which is a popular spot for camping. The Beas Kund is a glacial lake situated at an altitude of 3,700 meters, which is believed to be the source of the Beas river. It is surrounded by towering peaks, including Hanuman Tibba, Ladakhi Peak, and Friendship Peak. The trek offers stunning views of these mountains and the glaciers that feed the Beas river.

The best time to undertake the Beas Kund Trek is from May to October, when the weather is pleasant, and the trekking routes are free from snow. The trek is ideal for beginners and experienced trekkers alike, and can be completed in 3-4 days.

Overall, the Beas Kund Trek is a beautiful and rewarding experience that offers a perfect blend of adventure and natural beauty. It is a must-visit destination for nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to experience the beauty of the Himalayas.

Quick Info:

Max Altitude

12,772 ft

Trek Distance

16 KMs


4 Days / 3 Nights

Start Point

Solang Valley

Best Time

May - Oct

End Point

Solang Valley


How To Reach Manali:

By Air: Bhuntar airport located at a distance of 10 km from Manali and is the gateway to this region. Tourists who prefer and can afford to fly cut down on travel time hugely and thus can have a lot more time to enjoy Manali. Flights are available from all the major cities.

By Train: Jogindernagar railway station is the nearest railhead to Manali that connects the hill station with several important cities of the country. Chandigarh and Ambala are other options to reach Manali by train. From the railheads, one can get several mode of transportation including taxi and bus at reasonable cost.

By Road: The Himachal Pradesh state bus service is ace and one can get frequent buses from the region to different parts of the country at reasonable cost. The best and most cost effective way to reach Manali is by road. Roads connect Manali to diffrent places including Delhi (540km), Chandigarh (305km), Dehradun (227km) and Ambala (370km). There are several private buses as well that connect the hill station with different part of the state.


Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Solang Valley to Dhundhi (2,550m)

The Beas Kund Trek starts from Solang Valley, which is around 13 km from Manali. After a short drive to Dhundhi, we begin our trek through dense forests of oak and pine trees. The trail is steep in places but is well-marked and easy to navigate. We will camp at Dhundhi for the night.


Day 2: Dhundhi to Bakarthach (3,350m)

The trek from Dhundhi to Bakarthach is a gradual ascent through meadows and scenic landscapes. We cross a few streams on the way and get to enjoy stunning views of the snow-capped mountains. Bakarthach is a beautiful meadow that serves as an ideal camping spot for the night.


Day 3: Bakarthach to Beas Kund (3,700m) and back to Bakarthach

Today is the highlight of the trek as we reach the Beas Kund, which is a glacial lake situated at an altitude of 3,700 meters. The lake is surrounded by towering peaks, including Hanuman Tibba, Ladakhi Peak, and Friendship Peak. After spending some time at the lake, we will trek back to Bakarthach for an overnight stay.


Day 4: Bakarthach to Solang Valley

On the last day of the trek, we will retrace our steps back to Solang Valley. The trail is mostly downhill, and we will pass through Dhundhi on the way. After reaching Solang Valley, we will take a short drive back to Manali, marking the end of the trek.

Note: The itinerary may be subject to change depending on weather and other external factors.

Beas Kund Trek Package Inclusions:


Dome tents on sharing basis


Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Camping charges

All trekking permits and forest camping charges are included.

Trekking equipment

High-quality tents and sleeping bags in all the camps. Sleeping bags can withstand temperatures as low as -10 ºC.

Safety equipment

First aid kit, oxygen cylinders, oximeter, etc. will be with guide/trek leader and at the campsite as well to deal with emergencies.

Expert trek Leaders

All our trek leaders are at least qualified in basic/advanced mountaineering and first aid course.