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Chandra Taal, Himachal Pradesh

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Chandra Taal, or Chandra Tal is situated in the Spiti part of the Lahul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh . The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape. It is situated at an altitude of about in the Himalayas. Mountains of scree overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. Chandra Taal is a popular destination for trekkers and campers. The lake is accessible on foot from Batal as well as from Kunzum Pass from late May to early October. There is also a motorable road available till a parking made 2km before the lake. Stay options are available 5km before the lake on prebooking. The road from Kunzum Pass is accessible only on foot, and it is about 8km from Chandra Taal. Suraj Tal is also accessible Chandra Taal, 30km away. Vast meadows on the banks of the lake are the camping sites. During springtime, these meadows are carpeted with hundreds of kinds of wildflowers.The lake is situated on the Samudra Tapu plateau, which overlooks the Chandra River.The lake is one of two high-altitude wetlands of India which have been designated as Ramsar sites.Night view at Chandra TaalChandra Taal offers magnificent view at night . While temperature drops below Zero degree celsius during pre-winter, the sky is filled count-less stars & offers Spectacular Milky way view.
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  • How much I write .... I cannot come close to what i had experienced! The road from Batal to Chandra Taal, the valley, the tents, the mesmerizing lake, the reflection of nature. It is just out of the w...  more »
  • I visited this lake last month in the month of September 2017 and stayed at N.D. Camps. This lake in other words is really mesmerizing with the views of the mountains. We loved this place although it ...  more »
  • Always wanted to visit this lake,had heard about it a lot. Although reaching till this place is kinda difficult takes upto 1 hour trekking from kunzum top,i managed to reach by bus from kaza then hitc...  more »
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  • A complete beauty Must trek to the lake. Go early. Please travel responsibly, do not litter.
  • This crescent shape lake is a scenic place on the highland of Himachal Pradesh at the altitude of more than 14400 feet full with snow during winter and wildflowers during spring, is a less crowded tourist spot for adventure lovers, tourists, trekker and mountaineers.
  • Most beautiful place I ever saw (till now).Has a very serene aura to it.
  • It is a beautiful place,surrounded by mountains and loneliness,fresh air ,no pollution,best time to visit june to october ,way to lake is not well maintained and road conditions can be worse ,carry vahicle repair kit ,temperatures in night is very freezing ,weather changes instantly
  • From Batal is two and half hour trek. Possible to drive. The road from Rohtang to Batal is in very bad condition. From Batal to chandra is better.

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