Photo Guide | Chandartal Lake, Spiti Valley
Chandartal translates to Moon lake in English.
Chandartal lake is located at an altitude of 4300 meters (14,100 feet ASL)
Chandartal lake is accessible for 5-6
months of the year.
June to October is the best season to visit Chandartal Lake.
The road leading to
Chandartal lake is an
unpaved single vehicle
Camping is the only way top spend a night at Chandartal lake
Campsite is located 3km
away from Chandartal Lake.
The Vehicles can‘t drive till
the lake. You have to walk the
last 1.5km to Chandartal lake
Hiking to Chandartal lake is a 3km trek which will take around 90 minutes From the camp site.
Swimming in Chandartal lake is strictly banned since its a holy lake.
You will find wild horses
grazing along the trail to Chandartal lake.
It’s always advisable to reach Chandartal lake by noon
so you get the best content.
Carry prayer flags to tie at the banks of Chandartal lake.
Stacking seven stones and making a non material wish is very important.
Don’t litter at the lake.
Help keep the place safe.
There is absolutely no network near Chandartal lake & campsite.
Carry a bottle of water while going to the lake.