Dear All

We @ Shikhar Vedh has organized a trek to Beas Kund near Manali on 25-28 May 2017

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Beas Kund ::

Beas Kund trek is one of the most popular and beautiful trek in Kullu Valley. Beas Kund is a holy lake where Rishi Vyas took his daily bath. River Beas originates from here. Solang Nalla base camp is 13 km from Manali and 1 hour drive, a popular place for tourists for ski slopes, para gliding etc. Dhundhi camp gives first glimpse of Mt. Hanuman Tibba and Seven Sisters. Beas Kund area might be full of snow at the time of this trek. This is enjoyable and easy going trek for any age group.

A place of historical significance, Beas Kund is one of the most beautiful places in the Dhauladhar range of the mighty Himalayas. Besides being regarded as sacred, Beas Kund is where the river Beas originates from and offer spectacular views of the nearby located Shitidhar, Ladakhi, Friendship and Hanuman Tibba peaks. One of the most alluring treks in the Kullu region, the trail offers panoramic views of the Pir Pangal range as well, and follows the banks of the river Beas. This is one of the most popular short treks through the Solang valley and takes you through an expanse of picturesque mountain landscapes. Beas Kund area might be full of snow at the time of this trek. This trek is enjoyable and easy going trek, suitable for people for all age groups with no prior trekking experience required to join in.

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Age Group: 16 Years and above Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………
Group Size: 30 Trekkers max
Cost: Rs 7500/- per head (Manali to Manali)
Package Price Includes :

* Manali to Manali Transfers

* Food and Accommodation ( 6 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

* Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

* Guide / Cook and other Professionals

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Itinerary of the event – 

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 :: Train Journey to Delhi from Mumbai / Pune
Wednesday 24th May 2017 :: Bus Journey from Delhi to Manali

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Day 1: Thursday, 25th May 2017 :: Reporting at Manali base camp – 
Freshen up & Breakfast
Introduction and Information sharing about Mountain activities
Lunch
Acclimatization Trek to Jogini Waterfall
Snacks and Tea,
Group Discussion
Overnight Stay

Day 2: Friday, 26th May 2017 :: Burwa to Bakarthach / Dhundi Glacier (10,800 ft)

Today 7 km long trek takes us over loosely held boulders and moraines with Beautiful Ice Bridges /Glaciers at places. We continue up to a scenic camp site at the pastures of Bakarthach which is a high-altitude meadow and literally means ‘shepherd’s field’. These enchanting meadows are very popular pastures for the Gaddis – a hardy nomadic tribe of shepherds, and it’s easy to find flocks of sheep grazing peacefully in this pastoral idyll. These sun and wind swept meadows will be a feast for your senses. Overnight stay in tents.
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* B/ Fast at Burwa (After B/Fast move to Bakharthach)

* Pack Light Snacks during Trek

* Lunch at Campsite – Bakarthach

* Tent Allotment ( 4 People in 1 Tent ) & Rest

* Group Activity

* High Tea & Snacks

* Late Evening Hot Soup

* Group Discussions and Brief for 2morow

* Dinner and Lights off

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Day 3: Saturday, 27th May 2017 :: Bakarthach – Beas Kund (11,600 ft) – Bakarthach

An early start to the day and a short climb up the ridge through Bhoj Patra will get us to Beas Kund. Bhoj Patra gets its name from the fact that the area has a lot of Bhoj Patra (birch) trees. We will spend time here at the glacial tarn of Beas Kund – the source of one of the major rivers of north India. The legend is that Sage Vyas, the author of the great epic Mahabharata, meditated here. After a full day of excursion in the Beas Kund plateau, we will come back to Bakarthach in the evening.
* Early B/ Fast at Bakharthach

* Pack Lunch & Light Snacks During Trek

* High Tea & Snacks

* Group Discussion

* Soup

* Late Evening Hot Soup

* Camp Fire & Celebration

* Dinner and Lights off

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Day 4: Sunday 28th May 2017 :: Bakarthach – Solang – Manali

After breakfast we start our return trek to Burwa, we will take the same route through Dhundi. On getting down, we’ll board the vehicle waiting for us from Solang, which will get us to Burwa.

Post Lunch, Vote of Thanks and Prize Distribution, end of the trek from here, one can either catch a bus back home the same day or spend some more time in Manali and explore the town and nearby places.
* Early B/ Fast

* Lunch

* Vote of Thanks and Prize Distribution

Overnight travel to Chandigadh / Delhi by HPTDC Buses

Day 5 :: Monday 29th May 2017 :: Travel from Chandigadh / Delhi to Mumbai / Pune

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Please book yourself with advance payment of Rs. 5000/- (Non-refundable) … Deposit the amount on following account.
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Name: JAGADISH GOVIND PATIL
ICICI Bank A/c No.: – 026801521464
Vartak Nagar Branch, Thane (W)

IFSC Code : ICIC0000268
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Last date to register with advance payment is 2 months before the departure 

plz feel free to contact – Jagadish Patil :: 9702121373 / 9869369836

 
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Package Price :: Rs. 7500/- (Rs. Seven Thousand Five Hundred Only ) – (Manali to Manali)

Age Group : 14 Yrs. To upto Medically/Mentally/Physically fit………

Package Price Includes :

  • Manali to Manali Transfers

  • Food and Accommodation ( 4-5 People in 1 Room and 4 People in 1 Tent )

  • Girls and Boys Separate Accommodation

  • Guide / Cook and other Professionals

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Excludes :

  • Any Expenses of Personal nature such as Travel and medical insurance, Drinks, Laundry,

  • Telephone/Fax, Calls, Additional Porterage or transportation,

  • Any additional Expenses caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities

  • (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs etc. 

  • Any tips, and any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.

  • Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be

  • Extra and need to be borne by you.

  • Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections.

  • “Shikhar Par” Manali, Himachal Pradesh, will have all authority to make any changes and final

  • Decision.

  • Please Note: All programs are subject to change without prior notice.

Smoking and Any Kind of Alcohol Drinks not allowed During Program

Insurance :


All travelers are advised to purchase travel insurance that provide care and services for sickness, Accidents, emergency rescue, ted. Related to international travel. “Shikhar Par and Organiser” shall not be responsible for the loss of personal assets and belongings of the travelers due to

unavoidable reason or mishap.


Caution & Remarks :


  • Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history Of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before

Deciding to undertake the trip.

  • Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above

  • Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines Which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS-Active Mountain Sickness)

Especially while sleeping


Cancellations :


Cancellation: If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek, an email intimation needs to be sent to shikharvedh@gmail.com Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.

The cancellation charges are as under:

Cancellations prior to 90 days from the start of the trek — full refund.
Cancellation between 89 days and 40 days to the start of the trek — 50% refund.
Cancellation less than 39 days to the start of the trek — no refund.

Note: If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforseen circumstances (like rains, earthquake, landslides, strike/bandh etc), SHIKHAR Vedh & our associate partner Shikharpar, Manali, Himachal Pradesh is not responsible and will not give any refund.

 

Drop out during trek: If for some reason a participant has to drop out from the trek on any day then will make arrangements for his/her return upto Manali. A staff will accompany the participant to the Manali.  Manali transportation and stay cost at any location including Manali has to be borne by the participant.


Some Tips Backpacking Checklist :


01. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)

02. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)

03. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare – Extra batteries)

04. Personal First-aid Kit.

05. Energy Food

06. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle

07. Bandana or Buff

08. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)

09. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain

10. Socks plus spares

11. Sandals

12. Camera and memory cards – Optional

13. Binoculars – Optional

14. Notebook and pen or pencil

15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash

16. Earplugs and eye shade – UV Protected or Cat 4

17. Toilet paper

18. Insect repellant

19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit

20. Towel

21. Cell phone with Charger,

22. Poncho

23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)

24. Thermal Inners


Last but most Important : Trip itinerary and Contact details left with friend or Home.

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