Day 1: Reporting Manali. (2050m)
Reporting – Acclimatization – Orientation & Briefing of the trek – Trek Preparation & window shopping
(Sufficient time would be given for visiting market and nearby places)
Day 2: Drive Manali to Solang Valley/ Trek to Bakar Thach (3242m) (6-8 hrs) (approx. 13-14 kms.)
After a healthy breakfast, we will move to the Solang Valley via vehicle. From Solang Valley our trek will start to Bakar Thach. On the route we will cross the Dhundi Village, the Last village in Solang Valley, a place where Beas river meets it’s first tributary coming from Beas kund and Rohtang Pass. The last place to stock up with a few essentials before heading to the mountains. Metal road ends here. After Dhundi our trek starts from the coniferous tree line to the high altitude pasture . Rhododendron shrub are abundant and River Beas is crossed over a snow bridge . The trail is moderately gradient and needs no special efforts. Bakar thach is base for every expeditions, trekkings done in this region and it is also the base for courses of mountaineering institute Manali (ABHIMAS) . Bakar Thach is a perfect place to see high mountain ranges, Glaciers and moraines. Night halt at Bakkar Thach.
Day 3: Bakar Thatch – Beas Kund (3700m.)- Bakar Thach (6-7 hrs) Approx 10-11 kms.
Today start climbing towards Beas Kund. The trail goes through moraines then moderates till Beas Kund. En route one has to cross a stream flowing down from Hanuman Tibba Glacier. The landscape in the surrounding of Beas kund is vast open valley with snow capped and rocky mountains. Beas Kund is a serene lake from which River Beas originates. The lake isn't great in its dimensions but great with importance among Hindu inhabitants of the valley, who used to visit and worship on occasions. The lake is holy and polluting around it is prohibited. Spend some peaceful time at the Lake then return back to our camp in Bakar Thatch.
DAY 4: Bakar Thach –Solang Valley- Manali. (5–6hrs) Approx. 13–14 kms
We will Trek back to Dhundi via same trail. From Dhundi we will reach to Manali by Road. Your Adventurous trip ends here. Go back to your home with unlimited memories.
The Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular treks in Manali which takes one to the origin of the river Beas at an altitude of 3690 mts. and to many of the ancient glaciers located around it. Mythology has it that Beas Rishi meditated here and wrote the epic Mahabharata. Beas kund is a magical place, which is surrounded by the peak of Hanuman Tibba, Ladakhi peak, Manali peak, Muker beh, Sheti Dhar peak and the well known Friendship Peak.