For a photograph, the client posed near to Beas Kund, the source of the river Beas.

Trek to Source of River Beas (Beas Kund)


Beas Kund is the sacred Hindu lake from where the river Beas starts. The author of the Hindu epic Mahabharata and Vedas Rishi Vyas, comes for his daily bath at this lake and meditates on Rohtang Pass. This trek gives you a magnificent view of the Dhuladhar and Pir Panjal range of the great Himalayas and is surrounded by Hanuman Tibba, Friendship, Shitidhar, and Ladakhi peaks.

Beas Kund Trek Route Details

  • Day 01: Manali – Bakkarthach 6-7 hrs
  • Day 02: Trek Bakharthach – Source of River Beas – Bakharthach 6-7 hrs
  • Day 03: Bakharthach – Manali 5 hrs
Beas Kund Area
A picture of the Beas Kund area ahead of Dhundi Ascent Descent Adventures

Trek Details

  • Area: Himachal Pradesh – Manali – Beas Kund
  • Altitude: Min: Manali (2100 Mts.) Max: (Appx 3641Mts.)
  • Age: 8 years and above.
  • Duration: 03 Days – 02 Nights
  • Trek Grade: Easy Moderate Difficult
  • Best Time: April to July end, Sept to Nov

Cost: INR 9500 / 110$ USD

Including and Excluding

Includes: Professional guide, permit, shared tent accommodation, all meals from day 1 lunch to last day lunch, safety- first aid kit.

Packing List for Trek

Beas Kund Trek Itinerary

View of Hanuman Tibba Peak from Dhundi
View of Hanuman Tibba Peak from Dhundi: Ascent Descent Adventures

Day 01 : Manali to Bakkarthach 5-6 hrs

After meeting the team in Manali short drive to the start of the trail.

  • Drive Manali – Dhundi 1 hrs
  • Trek Dhundi –Bakharthach (3351m) 3-4 hrs.
  • Overnight camp at Bkharthach.
Beas River Snout on right Beaskund Glacier  Picture from Bakharthach
On the right River Beas Snout from Beas Glacier Picture from Bakharthach: Ascent Descent Adventures

Day 02 : Trek Bakharthach to Beas Kund to Bakharthach 6-7 hrs

After breakfast, trek for 3 hours with a knapsack to the source of river Beas, have lunch by the lake, and return to Bkharthach.

  • Trek Bakharthach – Beas Kund (3641m) 3-4 hrs.
  • Switch back uphill for 1 -2 hrs then,
  • 2-3 hrs gradual until Source of Beas  Lake.
  • Trek Beas Kund – Bakkarthach 2-3 hrs return on the same trail.
  • Overnight camp at Bkharthach.
Beas Kund Lake below Shitidhar Peak
Beaskund Lake below Shiti Dhar Peak: Ascent Descent Adventures

Day 03 : Bakharthach to Manali 5 hrs

Trek back to road head Dhundi and drive back to Manali.

  • Trek Bakharthach – Dhundi 3-4 hrs.
  • Drive Dhundi – Manali 1 hrs.

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