Chandra Taal

Chandra Taal

Chandra Taal ZoomOut/The Chandra Taal Baralacha Trek is packed with adventure and full of scenic beauty that anyone could ask for. The sun shining on the turquoise waters of Chandra ,vast landscape, mountain passes, several streams to cross, lush green meadows and wildlife all that makes it one of the best treks in this terrain. The Chandra Lake at an altitude of about 4,300 meters is one of the high altitude lakes in the Indian Himalayan region and located on Samudra Tapu plateau of Spiti valley. The lake is the origin of Chandra River, which meets Bhaga in Lahoul and becomes Chandrabhaga. Occupying the mind of trekkers, photographers and nature lovers, the Chandra taal Baralacha Trek is one of the popular alpine treks in Himachal Pradesh filled with surprises at every turn. Baralacha La, at an elevation of 4,890 meters and lying on the Leh-Manali Highway, is one of the high altitude motorable mountain passes that connects the Spiti, Ladakh, Zanskar and Lahaul regions. Throughout the journey one can enjoy the panoramic view of the Lahaul range and peaks like Minar at 6,172 meters, Talagiri at 6,279 meters, Tara Pahar at 6,227 meters and Mulkila at 6,517 meters. The vicinity encircling Chandra taal offers a great opportunity to camp overnight. From Chandra taal the trail further leads to Tokpo Gongma at 4,420 meters and thereafter winds to Tokpo Yongma at 4,650 meters. From Tokpo Yongma the trek leads off at Baralacha Pass and back to Manali.//www.incrediblespiti.com

 

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