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Chandra Tal Lake, Himachal






     Location : 6 kms from Kunzum Pass in Lahaul & Spiti

     Altitude : 4300 m Above Sea Level

     Prime Attractions : Pilgrim Destination
Chandra Tal Lake, Himachal Pradesh


Chandra Tal Lake is located at a height of 4300 m and 6 kms away from the Kunzum Pass in Spiti and Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh India. Boasting of a circumference of about 2.5 kms, the deep blue-water of Chandra Tal Lake is the source of the Chandra river.The Chandratal lake, once a halting place for traders who went to Spiti and the Kullu valley from Tibet and Ladakh attracts a large number of adventure lovers.

The mountains peaks with snow caps and slopes around the valley rise up to 3000 meters to 6300 meters.This crystal clear blue water lake lies in a broad grassy plain, which in ancient times was a glacier, Idle for camping, can be approached from Manali and by Kaza. According to legend, this lake is the location from where god Indra's chariot picked up Yudhishthira, the eldest of the Pandava brothers. As a result, this lake is a revered one and draws a large number of devotees.