Beas Kund & Bhrigu Lake Trek

Presentation

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Duration: 14 days / 8 days trek /Best Season: May to October / Level : moderate / Region: Kullu Manali

Two splendid treks following each other and coupled for a first unforgettable Himalayan experience and an optimal gradual acclimatization to altitude. The crystalline lakes Beas Kund and Bhrigu, both pilgrimage sites and high mountain camps, offer views of unforgettable views of the surrounding peaks such as the Friendship Peak, Hanuman Tibba Des Tibba or the chain of Dhaula Dhar. Prior acclimatization in the Manali Valley is also planned as for all the treks we offer, providing the best guarantee for the accomplishment of an exceptional trip accessible both in small group and family.

Itinerary

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Day 1 Arrival in Delhi from abroad, evening drive to Manali by VOLVO BUS or MINi BUS / 585 km

Day 2, 3 & 4 Manali Rest day and local Sightseeing + Walks

Day 5 > 7 Acclimatization trek : Beas Kund trek 

Day 5 Manali to Solang Nallah (2480m) 4 hours

Day 6 Solang Nallah to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 12km 5hrs

Day 7 Bakkar Thach to Beas Kund (3690 m)

Day 8 back to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 8 hrs > Drive Manali

Day 9 Manali to Gulaba then trek to Raualikholi (3770 m) 4-5 hrs uphill

Day 10 Raualikholi to Bhrigu (4268 m) to Panduropa (3450 m) 5-6 hours

Day 11 Panduropa to Vashisht village then to Manali 4hrs downhill

Day 12 Manali rest

OPTION 1

Day 13  Manali & departure by bus to Delhi (night bus)

Day 14  Arrival Delhi / transfer hotel / departure to airport & return flight 

OPTION 2 

Day 13  Manali / Rest

Day 14  Departure to another destination and / or program

Details

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Day 1 Arrival in Delhi from abroad & bus to Manali

Pick up from airport to hotel, overnight in hotel evening drive to Manali by VOLVO BUS or MINi BUS / 585 km

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Day 2 Manali

Arrival to Manali transfer to hotel and rest from the overnight journey, visit the market and The Mall, Tibetan Monastery, Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Hot spring, Manu Temple. Overnight in Hotel

Day 3 Manali Rest & Train

Rest in morning and guided walk (3hrs) upon Manu Temple to Rasta Cafe and Manali heights. Overnight in Hotel

Day 4 Manali Train & Acclimatization

Trek to Kharma (2500 m) ascending the Manali Valley. Lunch pic nic & return to hotel. Overnight in Hotel

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Day 5 > 8 Acclimatization trek : Beas Kund trek 

Day 5 Manali to Solang Nallah (2480m) 4 hours
This 4 hours trek leads us from Old Manali, where we pass by Manu Temple, up through a nice forest; later through beautiful apple orchards. After a gradual ascent we reach the villages Goshal and Sannag, than cross a river and enter the traditional village Burua. From hear a rocky trail leads us to the Bouldering area of Solang Nallah. We have to cross a stream, which can be a little tricky, since there is no bridge at all. Now there are only some more minutes to go until we reach the center of outdoor sports. The route presents spectacular insights of local life.

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Day 6 Solang Nallah to Bakkar Thach (2900m) 12km 5hrs

From Solang Nallah we walk on the right side of the river Beas through the forest of oak, fir and walnut. On the route we get glimpses of the Deo Tibba (6001 m), Indrasan Peak (6221 m) and Hanuman Tibba (5990 m).

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Day 7 Bakkar Thach to Beas Kund (3690 m)
A gradual ascent to Bakkar Thach, a high altitude Sheppard field. We cross the meadow and follow a trail through boulders and rocks up to Beas Kund, which is also known as Tiny lake and the source of river Beas as well as the base camp for the wonderful summits around. We camp here.

Day 8 Beas Kund (3690 m) to Solang Nallah

We trek back to Bakkar Thach and then back to Solang (2900m) 6 hrs. Then drive to Manali 2/3 hours. Overnight in hotel

Bhrigu Trek

Day 9 Manali to Gulaba then trek to Raualikholi (3770 m) 4-5 hrs uphill
We drive 15km up to the Manali Rohtang highway to the meadows of Gulaba. The views of the upper Kullu Valley from here are quite spectacular. The trail towards the lake goes eastward and climbs through the dense forest of Deodar. We will cross a small stream to the idyllic camp site of Kothi Theli.

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Day 10 Raualikholi to Bhrigu (4268 m) to Panduropa (3450 m) 5-6 hours
We ascent towards the lake slowly as the altitude can make us a little breathless. We cross a mountain stream and then keep climbing till we cross a mountain ridge beyond which lies the Bhrigu Lake. After having taken Lunch here we will ascent down towards our next campsite. From here we will have breathtaking views of the Himalayan Mountains.

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Day 11 Panduropa to Vashisht village then to Manali 4hrs downhill
Steep descent to the village Vashisht. Great view of the entire Kullu Valley. Walk through forest and slowly emerge into apple orchards and finally reach Vashisht …

Day 12 Manali rest

Day 13  Manali & departure by bus to Delhi (night bus)

Day 14  Arrival Delhi / transfer hotel / departure to airport & return flight 

Map

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Price

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PARTICIPANTSPACKAGE
5
800
4900
31000
21100
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Conditions

WHAT A TOUR COST WILL INCLUDE :

  • Accommodation
  • Local transport
  • Arrival and departure transfers at airport in Delhi and to Manali bus
  • Trek on full board
  • All trekking equipments; sleeping tents, sleeping bags, dinning tents, kitchen tent, toilet tents, carry mats, water cans, kitchen utensils and accessories etc.
  • All trekking staff : Mountain Guide, Trek Cook, Helper, Horse/Pony
  • Transportation for trek staff, equipment and food items.
  • Potable oxygen cylinder as per requirement
  • Hyperbaric Gamow bag as per requirement
  • First Aid Box (No imported medicines and accessories)
  • Any Inner-line permits applicable as per the regions.

WHAT A TOUR COST WILL NOT INCLUDE :

  • Airfares
  • Trekking shoes
  • Food & meals while not trekking
  • Government Service tax 3.09% on package
  • Medical and insurance of any kind.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges and items of personal nature.

CANCELLATION POLICY :

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

REFUND POLICY :

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

CONFIRMATION POLICY :

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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