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Weekend Gateways – Chandratal with Tirthan

Trip Rating


Days/ Duration

4 nights 5 days

Tour Style

Jeep Tours Offbeat Tours

Group Size

10 to 16 Pax people





Meeting Point


Skill Level



Hotels / Cottages / Camps


Moderate weather

Starting From Heart



Chandratal or Chandra Tal or Chandra Taal or Chander Taal or simply Moon Lake is a barren but beautiful lake located at a height of 14100 feet in Himachal Pradesh. It comes under Spiti and Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh and is situated at a distance of six km from Kumzum Pass.

The lake got its name because of its crescent shape. The sweet water lake is around 2.5 km wide. It is the source of Chandra River and can be visited only during the summer months from June to October. For the rest of the season, the lake remains cut off and frozen.

  • Rohatang La 3978 Meters – ( Subjected to issue of permit )
  • Jalori Pass 3134 Meters
  • Drive Through Atal Tunnel
  • Self Drive Tour
  • 941 Kms / Approx
  • Camping at Jispa -3200 meters


Day 01 | Chandigarh to Manali ( 300 Kms / 8 Hrs ) 
On day one, we will reach Manali from where the adventure starts. Manali is a beautiful town bustling with tourists all year round. Overnight stay in a hotel and flag-off point the following morning.

Day 02 | Manali –  Udaipur – Tandi  ( 154 Kms / 5 Hrs )    Post Breakfast drive towards Udaipur, Via the Atal Tunel later  en-route to Udaipur visit the Trilokinath Temple. Trilokinath is one of the most important religious sites in India and considered sacred by both Hindus and Buddhists.  Later drive to Tandi via New Manali route. Overnight at Hotel / Camp.

Day 03 | Tandi to Chandertal  ( 107 Kms / approx. )
Post breakfast drive to Chandratal Lake, the lake is considered to be one of the most beautiful lakes in Himachal Pradesh. At an altitude of 4270 Meters, Chandratal Lake in Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh lies between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range. Mostly surrounded by snow in winters, this deep blue-water Lake has a circumference of 2.5 km.
Camp at Chatru for overnight stay.

Day 04 | Chatru to Tirthan Valley (162 Kms / 5 Hrs )
Morning hike to Chandratal Lake, Post visit drive to Tirthan Valley via Atal Tunel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05 | Tirthan / Jibhi Pass to Chandigarh ( 262 Kms / 8.5 Hrs )
Drive past dense forested Mountain roads to reach Jalori Pass at an altitude of 3134 Meters, continue with drive to Narkanda and Chandigarh there on.


Thing to do extra

– Authentic food explore
– Cycle ride (bring you own cycle or hire one from us )
– Hiking in the mountains
– Meditation and yoga
– Photography
– Relax and enjoy the views

Food and Meal

During this tour, you will be served daily breakfast and dinner at either the hotel or while on the road. Every day you get the best food with local Indian taste and flavor for all hotels and resorts and camps Buffy best healthy breakfast with Indian and western touch. Dinner will be at hotel and resort or camp where you stay. On some places, we can plan to visit the best city restaurant

Type of stay

Hotels / Camps

  • Manali – Hotel
  • Tandi / Udaipur – Wooden Cottage
  • Chatru – Camp
  • Tirthan / Jibhi – Hotel / Cottages

Getting there

The start and end of the tour is from Chandigarh, you can reach Chandigarh by Air / Rail or Road. The city has good connectivity of all three means.

For those coming from far away cities, we can make additional arrangements for accommodation / flight for you. ( charges applicable )

Any one can travel on this trip.

Including the package cost

  1. 4 Nights accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis at Good ROOMS & tents.
  2. Meals Breakfast & Dinner for duration of trip .
  3. Guidance to best places for Meals at Pay N Eat ( if any).
  4. Backup vehicle & with mechanical Support throughout for self drive Trips.
  5. Accompanying Professional & Experienced Guide throughout the tour for self drive Trips.
  6. Walkie Talki sets for communication between cars / only for self drive groups.
  7. Evening bone fire with snacks at camp.
  8. Mid way Tea / Snacks during the tour / only for self drive groups.
  9. Things to carry list with Map.
  10. First Aid
  11. Vehicle assistance / towing where ever required.

Not including the cost

  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
  4. Bike /Jeep/Cab rent ( if any )
  5. Fuel of Bike/Jeep.
  6. Any damage/fine/ cost.
  7. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  8. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  9. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  10. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  11. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  12. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  13. GST on billing.
With own SUV Contact for details
Single Room supplement Contact for details
Seat in SUV Contact for details
PRIVATE DEPARTURE              Travelling in Cab without any group Contact for details
No Backup vehicle or accompanying guide / no midway snacks / tea coffee included if travelling in private departure

GST Extra on billing


3 nights 4 days



Tour's Location



Can you book a hotel for me?
Yes, sure we can book hotel stay for you for your pre and post tour days.
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
Can i travel with my family in a Cab for this tour?
Yes, we do organize private departures without any accompanying team / guide / backup for this tour. For costing please check price under Private Departure.

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