Chandratal Lake Camp

Departure Date

03th, 06th, 13th, 20th, 27th of every month


3D / 2N



Maximum Seats


Why This Trek?

Chandratal Lake Camp is a unique way to enjoy this magical place in Spiti Valley situated at an altitude of 4300 meters above sea level. Chandratal Lake Camp tour is thrill seekers paradise, the variety of experiences right from driving beyond Rohtang Pass and Road from Gramphoo to Chandratal Lake Camp is an adventure in itself. Chandratal Lake is the source of river Chandra which meets Bhaga river from Suraj Tal to become Chandrabhaga River. One can trek down from Kunzum Pass which is around 7 Kms downhill trek to reach Chandratal Lake Camp.

  • DIFFICULTY : Easy-Moderate.

  • MAX AlLTITUDE : 14,100 ft.

  •  BASE CAMP : Chandratal.

  • DURATION : 3 Days 2 Nights.

  • BEST SEASON : Mid-June to Mid-October.


Rs. 6500

(GST 5%)

Early Bird Rs 5,950 + 5% GST Till 30th May

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Even though Chandratal is smaller than other high altitude lakes like Pangong and Moriri, it is no less than other pristine lakes, it serves as a beautiful campsite and an all-night camp near this lake is one of the main attractions in the valley.

Destinations Covered during Chandratal Lake Camp Tour: Chatru, Chandratal

What’s Included :

  • Accommodation during Trek (Camping) on triple sharing basis.
  • Meals while on trek  (All veg meals from day 1st lunch to till day 3rd lunch.)
  • Basic First Aid medical kit.
  • All logistic during the trek.
  • Morning Evening Tea/ Coffee with light snacks during the trek.
  • Qualified and experienced Trek Guide and support staff.
  • All fees and permits.
  • Transport from Dehradun to base and Return.

What’s Not Included :

  • Meals during Transit
  • Cost incurred due to natural reason.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusion head

Here’s a short itinerary of Chandratal Lake Camp Tour:

Day 1: Report at Manali Adventure Camp, Prini and Rest Day for Acclimatization

Day 2: Drive from Manali to Chadratala Lake Camp (150 Kms 8 Hours)

Day 3: Drive back from Chandratal Lake Camp to Manali (150 Kms 8 Hours)

Detailed Chandratal Lake Camp Itinerary

Day 1: Report at Manali Adventure Camp, Prini and Rest for Acclimatization

Report at Manali Adventure Camp, Prini do the check in formalities and relax for acclimatization and in the evening you are free to explore Manali town. This is the perfect Manali Chandratal Lake Road Trip which lets you experience the thrill and natural beauty of Chandratal Lake in Spiti Valley.

Chandratal Lake Camp

Day 2: Drive from Manali to Chadratal Lake Camp (150 Kms 8 Hours)

Spiti Valley is a unique and with it come unique experiences when you travel to this hidden treasures of Himalayas. We will start early and drive to Spiti Valley via Rohtang Pass which is the gateway to Spiti Valley. The real thrill of Chandratal Lake Road trip starts once you cross Rohtang Pass. The road from Gramphoo to Batal is full of boulders where only SUV and Jeep can run smoothly. We will crossing Chhatru, Batal to reach Chandratal Lake. Spend some quality time to imbibe the beauty of this heavenly place then we will return and drive to our Chandratal Lake Camp.

Chandratal Lake Camp

Day 3: Drive back from Chandratal to Manali.

Get up early in the morning to feast your eyes on the natural beauty of Chandra Bhaga Ranges in the golden glow. Explore the camp surrounding or visit the river nearby and find yourself displaced in time as you look on in wonderland called Spiti Valley. Savor on sumptuous breakfast prepared by our team and then we will drive back to Manali to reach by 5 PM.

Fitness Required for Chandratal Lake Camp 

Chandratal Lake Camp tour is of easy category but we will be travelling in high altitude terrain so this tour requires a good physical fitness and medical certificate by registered Doctor stating that you are fit to travel to high altitude.

Trekking Experience: Ideal trek for a beginner.

Our treks are generally planned in a way that on an average you have to cover around 9 Kms in 6 hours although there may be slight variation depending on the terrain. This works out to roughly 1.5 km per hour which is equivalent to walking in the plains at 6km per hour.

You can train yourself to run 3 kms in 30 minutes as per the schedule given below. Remember always start your training program with stretching and warm up exercises.

Follow this training schedule for trekking fitness required.
Week 1: Start with 10 minute of brisk walk and then jog for 10 minutes and finally 10minutes of easy walk.
Week 2: 5 minutes of brisk walk 15 minutes of jog 5 minutes of easy walk
Week 3: 5 minutes of brisk walk 15 minutes of jog 5 minutes of easy walk
Week 4: 5 minutes of brisk walk and jog for 25 min and cool down your body


List of Essential Items for Chandratal Lake Camping Tour

Poncho, Rain Coat or Umbrella any one is must
Backpack (Min 30 Ltrs)
Floaters or Sandals
2 Pairs of Quick Dry Tees and Track Pants
2 Pair of Socks
Full Sleeve Sweater or Fleece Jacket
One Heavy Jacket
Sun Cap
One Scarf
Light towel
Lip Balm
Cold Cream & Sun Screen (SPF 40+)
Water Bottle 1 Lt
Headlamp or torch with fresh pair of batteries
Personal Toilet Kit and toilet paper
Personal Medicine Kit
Dark Sunglasses
Trekking Pole
CAMERA with huge memory card and fully charged with extra batteries !

What is the Chandratal Lake Camp Tour?
Chandratal Lake Camp Tour is an easy-moderate high altitude Road trip combined with Camping at Chandratal Lake. Our Chandratal Lake Campsite is at Dadarpul which is around 10 Kms ahead of Chandratal.

How do you plan Chandratal Lake Camping? 

Chandrtaal Lake is situated at an altitude of 4300 meters so before visiting Chandratal Lake we have to acclimatized for that first night stay in Manali and then second night stay at Dadarpul in Spiti Valley and we visit Chandratal Lake and return to our Camp. This way you are properly acclimatized.  We also advised our guests to consult a physician before taking any high altitude medication.

How is Chandratal Lake Weather? 

Chandratal Lake Weather lies in Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh which is a rain shadow area. Rain shadow area is leeward side which means South West Monsoon winds don’t cross this range of himalayas so it remains dry even during the monsoon but there are light showers due to local weather system.

What is the best time for Chandratal Lake Camp? 

Due to the elevation, Chandratal remains cold throughout the year. The snow can stay in the region till June or July. Thus, roads may be closed till these months. The best time to visit Chandratal is considered from July to Mid October when the roads are open. A visit during this period makes sure you get the most amazing views of the lake, and even cross some of the most scenic sights en route.

What type of vehicles are used for transportation?
We use Sumo/Xylo/Tempo for transportation.

What is the Chandratal Lake to Manali distance? 

Chandratal Lake to Manali distance is around 130 Kilometers via Rohtang Pass and Chatru. Manali to Chatru distance is around 90 Kilometers and from Chatru to Chandratal Lake Distance is around 40 Kilometers of which last last two kilometers is by trek.

Can we change the itinerary?
Renok Adventures LLP reserves the right to change the itinerary depending upon the weather conditions and other factors. If extra cost is incurred due to rescheduling the trekker is informed beforehand and extra cost if any is borne by the trekker. Please note that we operate treks in some of the most remote regions and harshest conditions where unforeseen events may force us to change the itinerary. In such cases, we or your trek leader will suggest the best alternative similar to your original itinerary.

Can you customize the Chandratal Lake Trek?
Yes Nag Tibba Trek can be customised, if you would like to travel independently, you are invited to choose any of the trips at your convenient time for any number of people. The Cost for private customised trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style.

What if trek is cancelled at the last moment due to ‘force majeure’?
All the arrangements for the tour are pre-planned and prepaid.
We will offer you alternate trek options of similar value depending upon the weather conditions if a trek is cancelled due to ‘force majeure’. In case of non-completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever there will not be any refund for any unutilized services.

What is your Cancellation Policy?
Up to 24 Days :- 95% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-24 Day :- 70% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Between 14-08 Days :- 50% of Trek/Tour cost will be refunded.
Less than 7 Days :- No refund

What is your Rescheduling Policy?
We will reschedule your trek without any extra charge if this is conveyed to us in writing ateast 1 month before the trek starting date.
Between 07-24 Days before start of the trek :- 30% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.
Less than 7 days:- 100% of Trek/Tour cost will be charged for rescheduling.

Manali is the base location for our Hampta Pass trek. Our meeting point in Manali is the Government bus stand opposite the mall road.  We will pick you up at 11:00 AM in the morning and start the drive to jobri. The entire drive from Manali to Jobri takes around 1 Hour.

Reaching Manali by Road (Bus)
Manali is well connected with comfortable Volvo buses run by government and private operators. You can catch luxury and normal buses to Manali which are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate in delhi. The journey takes around 12-14 hours.

Reaching Manali by Air 
Closest airport to Manali is Kullu Airport which is well connected via flights from Delhi. The distance between Kullu and Manali is around 1 hour. To check flights available check etc.

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Here’s a short itinerary of Chandratal Lake Trek:

Day 1: Report at Manali Adventure Camp, Prini and Rest Day for Acclimatization

Day 2: Drive from Manali to Chadratala Lake Camp (150 Kms 8 Hours)

Day 3: Drive back from Chandratal Lake Camp to Manali (150 Kms 8 Hours)


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