CHANDRA TAL TREK

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CHANDRA TAL TREK

TREKKING
13 Nights / 14 Days
includes:
  • transports
  • sight seeing
  • food
  • hotels

HIMACHAL PRADESH, NORTHERN INDIA. A Chandratal trek, is also known as ‘Moon Lake Trek’ is one of the most beautiful lakes in the region. Set on a large meadow between lower ridge and main Kunzum range , it offers excellent view of Mulkila mountain range and Samudra Tapu Glacier. The color of water keeps changing through out the day from reddish to orange to blue to emerald green as day passes. The trek follows Chandra River till it level-up at Chandratal. The places on the way of this trek are Manali, Keylong, Baralacha La, Tokpo Gongma, Tokpo Yongma, Chandra Tal, Batal, Manali & Chandigarh. Best time to Travel - May, June, September & October.

DAY 1: ARRIVE - DELHI

Arrive New Delhi and transfer to the Hotel for the overnight stay.

DAY 2: DELHI - MANDI

Morning drive to reach Mandi, arrive Mandi by late in the afternoon, on arrival checkin at the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 3: MANDI - MANALI

Morning drive (140 km) to Manali (1920 mt) one of the major destination for Indian Honeymoon couples. Arrive by afternoon and checkin at the hotel. Later in the evening porceed for city sightseeing includes visit to Hadimba temple and free time at market. Overnigt at the hotel.

DAY 4: MANALI - KEYLONG

Morning drive to Keylong a popular village for "green peas" crossing over the Rohtang pass (3987 mt). Passport check at Koksar village. By late in the afternoon arrive at Keylong and checkin at the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure, one can walk around the colourful market of Keylong. Overnight stay in hotel.

DAY 5: KEYLONG - BARALACHA-LA

This day we drive (80 km) to Baralacha (4950 mt) one of the major pass diving the main Himalaya and the Lahul mountain range. Camp at Baralacha by the small stream on a large meadow.

DAY 6: BARALACHA - TOKPO GONGMA

Morning begin the first day of the four day trek to Batal. Crossing over the meadow, the trail is well defined, then a steep descent down brings you to the river bank, cross over the stream and arrive at Tokpo Gongma (4650 mt). Camp for overnight.

DAY 7: TOKPO GONGMA - TOKPO YOGMA

Morning we start the trek again. The trek traverse along a side stream for around 3-4 hours, then follow a well defined path descending down steadily until the river crossing to Tokpo Yogma (4350 mt). On arrival pitch up camp before the stream for overnight stay.

DAY 8: TOKPO YOGMA - CHANDERTAL

Morning cross the Tokpo Yogma stream and follow a trail with good number of wild flowers. The trail then goes small climb up and down along the Chandra river. Arrive at Chandertal (4250 mt) and camp at the head of the lake for overnight stay.

DAY 9: CHANDERTAL

Day at rest to explore around the lake. One can have magnificient view of peaks like Minar (6172 mt) and others. Overnight stay in tents.

DAY 10: CHANDERTAL - BATAL

Morning follow the trail through the fertile plateau and descending down steeply. Later arrive at the Chandra river gorge and then trek along the dusty road leading upto Batal. Cross over the Batal bridge and arrive at the camp site for overnight stay.

DAY 11: BATAL - MANALI

Morning drive to reach Manali in 5-6 hours crossing over the Rohtang pass (3987 mt). Arrive at Manali and check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.

DAY 12: MANALI - CHANDIGARH

Morning drive to Chandigarh, the capital city of Pujab and Haryana, the city is also popularly known as the "city beautiful" with lot of gardens and parks. It was desingned by the renowned French architect Le Corbusier. Arrive by evening and check in at the hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 13: CHANDIGARH - DELHI

Visit rock garden and lake club. Later drive back to Delhi and check-into hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 14: DEPART DELHI

Day at leisure to explore Delhi on your own. Later transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.

INCLUSIONS: 

  • Accommodation on Dbl/Twin Sharing Rooms in hotels/guest house and tents as per program
  • Meals as per the above itinerary.
  • Services of Local Guide for the trekking as per the itinerary.
  • One-time entrances to the monuments as per the itinerary
  • Transport will be using air conditioned tourist vehicle (ac will not work on hilly area)
  • Trekking equipment.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Anything that is not mentioned in the INCLUSION

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Rights to amend the itinerary if required

Tour once commenced will strictly go as per the itinerary finalised. In case of events and circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to change all or parts of the contents of the itinerary for safety and well being of our esteemed passengers.

Policy Regarding Cancellation / No Show / Early Departure

In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

  • 30 days & prior to arrival – 10% of the tour/service cost.
  • 20 days to 18 days prior to arrival – 20% of the tour/service cost.
  • 14 days to 16 days prior to arrival – 25% of the tour/service cost.
  • 10 days to 08 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
  • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show – NO REFUND.

Please note – Irrespective of above mentioned cancellations slabs – in case of cancellation of tour services after the booking is made with us – a minimum 10% service charges would be applicable.

Refund

In case you cancel the trip after commencement refund would be restricted to a limited amount that too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation and missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.

Where as in case of Cancellation before the commencement, it will take atleast two weeks time to refund the said amount.

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Please note that after the finalization of the tour/service cost, if there are any hikes in entrance fees of monuments/museums, taxes, fuel cost or guide charges by the Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

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All itineraries are sample itineraries, intended to give you a general idea of the likely trip schedule. Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of the participants etc. may dictate itinerary changes either before the tour or while on the trail. We reserve the right to change any schedule in the interest of the trip participants’ safety, comfort & general well being.

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We do not have any insurance policy covering the expenses for accident, sickness, loss due to theft, or any other reasons. Visitors are advised to seek such insurance arrangements in their home country. All baggage & personal property/s at all times are at the client’s risk.

Passports & Visas

To travel to India from overseas countries except for the citizen of Nepal & Bhutan, one needs a 06 months valid passport and a valid Visa. And processing of Passport and Visa are not included in the tour cost.

Health

Any person who has a contagious disease is forbidden to travel, any person found during the tour with such a disease will be asked to leave the tour and will have to make their own arrangements to return home.