Chandra Tal Trek

Tour Overview

Chandra Tal (‘Moon Lake’) is one of the most beautiful lakes in the region & situated at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (14,100 ft) in the Himalayas. Set on a large meadow between lower ridge and main Kunzum range, it offers excellent view of Mulkila mountain range and Samudra Tapu Glacier. The color of water keeps changing throughout the day from reddish to orange to blue to emerald green as day passes. Enjoy Guided Chandra Tal Trek with expert Best Tour company of India.

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  • DURATION 10 Nights / 11 Days
  • START CITY Delhi
  • END CITY Delhi
  • TYPE OF TRIP Adventurous

Tour Highlights

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrive Delhi

Arrive New Delhi airport, meet & greet by our representative with Garland welcome & mineral water bottle & transfer to your hotel. Overnight stay in Hotel at New Delhi.

Day 2 : Delhi-Nalagarh (300 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

Morning drive to Nalagarh. On arrival, check-in at the hotel Nalagarh Fort for overnight stay. Day free for relax.

Day 3 : Nalagarh-Manali (260 Kms / 7 Hrs Drive)

Morning after breakfast, drive to Manali. Manali is located near the northern end of Kullu Valley & on the banks of River Beas. Manali – an important hill station & breathtaking natural beauty is the hallmark of this valley. On arrival, check-in at the hotel & relax. Later in the evening proceed for city sightseeing includes visit to Hadimba temple, Vashist temple & take a walk on mall road (colorful market). Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4 : Manali-Batal (3960m) (100 Kms / 3 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Batal over the Rothang Pass (3978 m), a small place in the remote Lahaul Valley. Get used to the high altitude of the dry and cold mountain dessert with its awesome high snow covered mountains. Overnight in Camp.

Day 5 : Batal-Chandratal (4270m) (4 hours Trek)

Today we have a gradual walk with great views of many mountains above 6000 meters. We will camp at the Chandratal Lake for wonderful experience. Overnight in Camp.

Day 6 : Chandratal-Topka Gangmo (4320 m) (5 hours Trek)

After a moderate trek with good views of mountain peaks and glaciers, we end on the river Topka Gangmo. In Tibetan Topka means river and Gongma means big. Overnight in Camp.

Day 7 : Topka Gangmo-Topko Yangmo (4640 m) (5 hours Trek)

The trek today involves an early morning river crossing, since the water level is low in the morning. We reach the next river in the afternoon. Nice View of the C.B. Range, Mulkilla Range and of the Dhaka Glacier. Overnight in Camp.

Day 8 : Topko Yangmo-Baralacha La (4830 m) (5 to 6 hours Trek)

Baralacha is an interesting 8 km long pass and gives rise to three rivers: Chandra, Bhaga and Yuman. Baralacha means “pass with cross roads on summit”. Roads from Zanskar, Ladakh, Spiti and Lahaul meet on top of that pass. It is the highest point of the trek. Overnight in Camp.

Day 9 : Baralacha La-Zing Zingbar (18 Kms Trek) & to Manali by Jeep (167 Kms)

We trek via Suraj Lake, source of Bhaga River, descend along Bhaga River and reach Zingzingbar (4270 m). From there we take a jeep to Manali.

Day 10 : Manali-Chandigarh (300 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast drive to Chandigarh. On arrival in Chandigarh, check into the hotel & relax. Later visit the Rock Garden & Rose Garden. Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 11 : Chandigarh-Delhi (250 Kms / 6 Hrs Drive)

After breakfast, drive to Delhi. On arrival, transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.

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