The ancient Indians called the Beas River as Vipas or Arjiki while the ancient Greeks called it as Hyphasis. 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 a tiny pond. This tiny lake of Beas Kund situated at the higher and upper valley of Solang. Which is a heart of winter and summer games in Manali.
It’s an ideal base camp for climbing nearby peaks Shitidhar, friendship and Ladakhi peak. The West side of Beas Kund is a magnificent peak of Hanuman Tibba 5990m, which access through a tiny pass of above this lake.
DAY 1: MANALI - SOLANG, DRIVE 14 km, TREK TO DHUNDI(2840m) - BAKARTHACH (3300m) 6/7 Hrs.
From Manali, we drive 14 km to Solang which is the starting point of our trek. It offers a spectacular sight of snowcapped mountains. From Solang, an 8 km level walks on the right bank of River Beas, through the forest of oak, fir, and walnuts lead to Dhundhi. Enroute we get a glimpse of Deo Tibba 6001 meters. And Indrasan peak 6220 meterss., We cross Dhundhi 2840 meters. Having a glimpse of Hanuman Tibba 5990 meters. We now climb gently to Bakerthach crossing a small bridge. Camp.
DAY 2: TREK TO BEAS KUND (3690m) - BACK TO BAKARTHACH (3300m) 6-7 hrs.
Today after breakfast we climb gently to Beas Kund, through boulders and rocks for a few minutes. We will now soon discover tiny lake of Beas Kund, believed to be the source of River Beas. And of course base camp for the wonderful summits around ie. Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship peaks. A good trekker can climb these peaks by leaving Beas Kund at early. The peaks above 6000m are Makerbeh and Shikhar Beh. Lahaul valley region lies to the north of Beas Kund just behind the great wall of these mountains. To the west Kangra and the lower region of Himalaya known as Dhauladhar range. Visiting around the lake we retrace back to Bakarthach camp for overnight stay.
Friendship peak view from Beas Kund
DAY 3: TREK TO DHUNDHI - SOLANG. DRIVE TO MANALI
Today we descent gradually back to Dhundhi and further to Solang. We spent a few hours to explore the adventure activities at Solang. Drive back to Manali.
"I am glad that I chose your company to take the women's group. I was happy with your professionalism of your staff food, the arrangements. All was well done. You are welcome to also formally tie up with my company impact mountaineering will be back again in Sept and Dec."
Mrs. Sangeeta S Bahl ( Mountaineer ) and group, Gurugram, 26th July
“Excellent service 5*. Staff very co-operative. Food was good, on time, great service. Transparency in the deal was very excellent. Guides were very good & accommodating staff was also helpful as we were family we did not find it difficult trekking. Food items well planned. Some words for the staff – Captain was excellent in conducting the whole adventure trip to Beas Kund. Supporting guide was also very helpful during the trip. Cooking staff also very nice and excellent. The chef was excellent. The horseman was excellent. "
Mrs. Kusum J. family and group, Mumbai & Ahmedabad, 20 June
“Dear Prem, Thank you so much for organizing such fantastic trek on Beas Kund. We had an amazing time. The views are certainly stunning + although the trek was slightly tough in places, the scenery around made up for it. Our main guide Dharam was superb. He is very knowledgeable + very patient. We felt completely safe with him. He guided Lynne overall difficult stretches and never hurried us. He is a good man. Our second guide Rajesh was also very patient + very attentive – again we felt very safe with him + it was good to have 2 guides. Our main cook Mani produced the most amazing meal + packed lunch. He was always smiling + delicious food was great to welcome when we go back from the trek. All the porters were friendly helpful too. Many thanks for the superb experience. We will certainly recommend Potala for trekking. Cheers. "
Mr. Nigel and Mrs. Lynne P., Bristol, UK, 21 May
From Manali we drive 12 kms to Solang which is starting point of our trek. It offers a spectacular sight of snowcapped mountains. From Solang an 8 kms level walks on the right bank of River Beas, through forest of oak, fir and walnuts, leads to Dhundhi. Enroute we get a glimpses of Deo Tibba 6001 mtrs. And Indrasan peak 6220 mtrs., We criss Dhundhi 2840 mtrs. Having glimpse a glimpse of Hanuman Tibba 5990 mtrs. We now climb gently to Bakerthach crossing a small bridge. Camp.
Today after breakfast we climb gently to Beas Kund, through boulders and rocks for few minutes. We will now soon discover tiny lake of Beas Kund, believed to be the source of River Beas. And ofcourse base camp for the wonderful summits around ie. Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship peaks. A good trekker can climb these peaks by leaving Beas Kund at early. The peaks above 6000m are Makerbeh and Shikhar Beh. Lahaul valley region lies to the north of BeasKund just behind the great wall of these mountains. To the west Kangra and lower region of Himalaya known as Dhauladhar range. Visiting around the lake we retrace back to Bakarthach camp for overnight stay.
Today we descent gradually back to Dhundhi and further to Solang. We spent few hours to explore the adventure activities at Solang. Drive back to Manali.
Ø All ground transportation to & fro as per the itinerary.
Ø Pickup from hotel and drop at hotel in Manali.
Ø All camping facilities: Mess tent, camp chairs and table.
Ø Accommodation in 4 season tents, sleeping bags, foam mattress, trekking poles & safety gears.
Ø Meals on full board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) Tea, snacks during the trek
Ø Qualified & trained well English speaking trekking guide and experienced crew.
Ø Porters or mules for porterage of trekking gear and your baggages.
Ø Camping fee, trekking permits and park fee.
Ø Goods and services tax.
Ø First aid medical kit.
× Domestic flight. Delhi - Kullu, Kullu - Delhi
× Hotel in Manali. (Booking of rooms on request).
× Delhi - Manali or Chandigarh airport / railway station - Manali transfer. (Booking of private car on request)
× Travel insurance.
× Soft or hard drinks.
× Equipment rentals (Can rent at Manali all trekking and mountaineering gear)
× Personal tip to staff: Guide, cook, helper, horseman, driver.
× Any unforeseen cost arises by natural hazards rain, snow, road block which cost extra lodging & boarding beyond trip Schedule.
We, a group to 7 people went on a trek to Beas Kund through Potala Adventurers. The trek was well organized. In spite of heavy snow our guide Tashi ensure that all of us did the trek wonderful well. Tenzin organized all the ground logistics very well. The food, nutritious and work of staff was very cordial and helpful. I will recommend Potala to anyone taking a trek in Manali. We ...
Manali region - Himachal Pradesh,
Difficulty Level - Moderate,
Max Altitude - 3700 m,
Trip Length - 5/6 days Delhi to Delhi
3 days Manali to Manali,
3 days of Trek
2 nights of Camping
Activity - Trekking / Hiking
Best time - May to Mid Nov