Trek & camping at Chandratal lake

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Chandratal lake

Duration 3 days
Difficulty (stamina)
Difficulty (technical)
Altitudes Lowest : 4135 m / highest : 43000 m
Difference in altitude Ascent : 165 m / Descent : 165 m
Best time to go From June to October

Your trip day by day
Day 1 From Manali to the Chandratal camping site by private vehicle via the impressive Chandra valley.
Day 2 Trek to Chandratal lake and around.
Day 3 Travel back to Manali through Rohtang pass.

Trip description

Day 1
You have enjoyed the town of Manali?
Now get ready for a real Himalayan adventure !
This morning, after your early breakfast at your hotel, we take you in our private vehicle for a great trip !

As we leave the urban environment, the road starts climbing the slopes leading to Rohtang pass. You will be amazed by the changing environment and landscapes. Not doubt, Rohtang pass is a great spot offering amazing sceneries.

After Rohtang, the sky is clear whatever was the condition on the Manali side. We have entered the monsoon non-affected area, a highland desert.
We descent from the pass to the river Chandra, a very powerful and impressive Himalayan river. The sceneries are just awesome.
After a couple of hours we reach our base camp. We set up the camp in this wonderful environment with peaks above 6000 m hight !
Be sure to feel like at the hotel and deluxe restaurant in the middle of the great himalayan nature. This is what we do best !

Camping at the base camp of Chandratal lake

Day 2
You had a good night in our deluxe camping equipment.
Now it is time to explore this exceptional Himalayan environment.
After a delicious breakfast we have an easy walk to Chandratal.
On the way we enjoy amazing sceneries. Be ready with your camera !

Walking towards Chandratal lake

In only one hour walk we reach the majestic Chandratal lake. This area protects a unique ecosystem.

A small pond on the way to Chandratal

We will spend our day exploring the area. Amazement and relaxation will be the program.
In the evening we are back to our camp where we enjoy bonfire under the Himalayan sky !

Day 3

Last photos of the heaven that we need to leave after breakfast.
We leave the place going through the Chandra valley and Rohtang pass up to Manali where the trip ends.

Going back to Manali