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Manali Chandratal Jeep Safari Spiti Valley

Himtrek's Riverside Camps and Hostel, Manali, Himtrek Riverside Camps & Hostels, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Manali Chandratal Jeep Safari Spiti Valley

Himtrek's Riverside Camps and Hostel, Manali, Himtrek Riverside Camps & Hostels, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
Not Rated
Duration

2 Nights 3 Days

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi

Manali Chandratal Jeep Safari is a thrilling adventure that takes you through the picturesque landscapes of the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This safari offers an exciting opportunity to explore the rugged terrain, high mountain passes, and serene valleys, while traversing in a sturdy jeep.

The safari usually begins from the popular hill station of Manali, located in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. From Manali, embark on a thrilling journey towards the mesmerizing Chandratal Lake, situated at an altitude of about 4,300 meters (14,100 feet) in the Spiti Valley.

The route takes you through Atal Tunnel, after crossing which, you enter in the whole another world of serene beauty. The landscape changes dramatically when you cross the Atal Tunnel. After crossing the tunnel, you will be taking the road to the right side. As you make your way towards Chandratal, you’ll cross the famous Rohtang Pass, situated at an elevation of 3,978 metres (13,051 feet). This high mountain pass offers breathtaking panoramic views and serves as a gateway to the Lahaul and Spiti valleys.

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As you continue, you’ll pass through picturesque villages like Khoksar, where you can catch glimpses of the local way of life. The road leads you to Chhatru, taking you along the scenic Chandra River. The river flows parallel to the road, adding to the beauty of the journey.

The landscapes around Chhatru are rugged and awe-inspiring, with rocky cliffs and vast open spaces. The next leg of the journey takes you from Chhatru to Batal, a small village located at an altitude of around 4,270 metres (14,010 feet). The road passes through challenging terrain, including stretches of rocky paths and river crossings.

Batal is known for its picturesque location and serves as a popular pit stop for travellers. The final stretch of the route leads you from Batal to the enchanting Chandratal Lake. This section is considered the most adventurous part of the journey, with steep ascents and hairpin bends.

As you approach Chandratal, the landscapes become even more dramatic, with snow-capped peaks and vast meadows. The road ends near the lake, and from there, a short hike takes you to the mesmerising shores of Chandratal. Throughout the journey, you’ll witness the raw beauty of the Himalayan region, with its towering mountains, cascading waterfalls, and pristine valleys.

The route offers ample opportunities for photography, as every turn presents breathtaking vistas.

How to Reach?

By Road: The quickest and most economical way to get to Manali. Manali is accessible by road from several locations, including Delhi (540 km), Chandigarh (305 km), Dehradun (227 km), and Ambala (370 km).

By Train: The closest railway station to Manali is Jogindernagar. Other train routes to Manali include those through Chandigarh and Ambala.

By Air: The nearest airport is Bhuntar airport, 10 km from Manali. Cabs and local buses are easily available from Bhuntar to Manali.

2 Nights 3 Days
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Highlights

  • From the lush green valleys of Manali to the barren and rugged terrains near Chandratal, you'll witness a remarkable contrast of natural beauty.
  • Snow-capped peaks, gushing rivers, alpine meadows, and pristine lakes will be a feast for your eyes.
  • Crossing the famous Rohtang Pass is a thrilling experience in itself. Situated at an elevation of 3,978 metres (13,051 feet), this mountain pass offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.
  • The challenging road and the pristine beauty of the pass make it a highlight of the safari.
  • The Chandra river flows alongside the road, creating a mesmerising backdrop and adding a touch of serenity to the landscapes. The crystal-clear waters of the river, coupled with the rugged mountains, create postcard-perfect scenery.
  • The ultimate highlight of the safari is the visit to Chandratal Lake, often referred to as the ""Moon Lake."" The crescent-shaped lake, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, reflects the changing colours of the sky, creating a surreal and magical atmosphere.
  • The safari provides an opportunity to camp near the Chandratal Lake, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings.

  • Accommodation on sharing basis.
  • All Meals (Veg), Including from Dinner on the 1st day to Breakfast on the 3rd Day.
  • Sightseeing.
  • Inner Line Permits.
  • Forest permits.
  • Basic Medical Kit.
  • Accommodation on Tent Stay.
  • Anything which is not included in the above inclusion.
  • Any kind of Personal Expenses.
  • No travel insurance.
  • Unforeseen handling costs due to weather disturbance, landslides, political unrest etc.

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2 Nights 3 Days

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Himtrek's Riverside Camps and Hostel, Manali, Himtrek Riverside Camps & Hostels, Old Manali, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
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