Chandranahan Lake Trek

8900

HIMACHAL PRADESH • 6 DAYS

MAX ALTITUDE

MODERATE

21 KM

MAX 15

Janglik to Janglik

4200m

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Brief Description

Lake Treks in Himachal Pradesh, If you are looking for a Lake trek in Himalayas then your answer is Chandranahan Lake Trek. It is not the famous lake trek like The Brighu Lake trek in Manali, but it is so beautiful like other lake treks in India.

Chandranahan Lake is a small lake situated in Himachal Pradesh. This trek has mythological values among local peoples. As per the belief of local people, Chandranahan Lakes location is the exact place where Goddess Kali used to stay. It is the birthplace of Devta Shikru Maharaj, who holds a very important place in locals and devotees.

The name of the Lake has a very interesting story; according to the locals, Chandra Devta visits this place for a ritual bath every 10 years. This is why the place is called Chandra- Nahan (Bath of Chandra).

The Lake is situated at an altitude of 9200ft, when you are at Chandranahan Lake you feel the true grandness of nature and the lake which is frozen all over the year. This makes the trek, best frozen lake trek in Himalayas. This is not the final thing, when you see Chandranahan Waterfall you will be mesmerized by its beauty.

The Best time to do Chandranahan Lake Trek is from April to Dec and the lake is frozen all over the year. This is the best trek for beginners which can be done by experienced trekkers as well.

Itinerary

Total distance: 160km, 10 hours.

Altitude: Janglik (9200ft).

Meals: Dinner Only.

Mode of Journey: 160km by Vehicle.

Accommodation: Homestay

If you have booked ‘Shimla to Shimla’ package, then reach Shimla Old Bus Stand by 6:30 am. From the bus stand, we will move to Janglik by 7:00 am.

The day is planned for the journey from Shimla to Janglik. It will take 8-10 hours to reach Janglik from Shimla. The ride from Shimla to Janglik is very beautiful as you have to drive alongside the Pabbar River. We will reach Janglik via Rohru.

After reaching Janglik, we will take a night halt there.

Today’s stay will be in a Homestay. Dinner will be served by 8:00 pm.

Rest for night……..

Total distance: 4km, 5 hours.

Altitude: Dayara (11075 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our day2 with a briefing session; Mount Heavens, Trek Leader will brief you about the trek. The Trek starts from Janglik Village; it is a small village of Himachal Pradesh. The wooden houses and the orchids all around the village sum up to its heavenly beauty.

Have your breakfast by 8:00 am; we start our trek by 8:30 am. After trekking for some time, you will be amidst oak and pine trees alongside the stream.  We trek up to the tree line, which will narrow down and take to Dayara Meadows; it is the more spacious sphere and you are welcome by the Grassland of yellow flowers everywhere and the mighty Mountains in the background.

After trekking for 5 hours you will reach Dayara Campsite by 2:00 pm. Lunch is served by 3:00 pm. After finishing Lunch you have ample time to explore Dayara campsite, by 5:00 pm hot tea with some snacks will be served and the dinner time for the day is 8:00 pm. Have your dinner and Day 2 of the trek complete.

Night folks….

Total distance: 3km, 3 hours.

Altitude: Litham (11750 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

Day 3 of Buran Pass Trek starts with Mount Heavens Yoga session, in which our trek leader will give some tips on yoga. After that pack your bag and ready for breakfast, which is served by 7:30 am. Then we start our trek by 8:00 am. Please pack your bags and keeps them outside the tents before breakfast.

The trail from Dayara Meadows to Litham takes a dip into the thick forest. This will help you to up the adrenaline rush in your body.  If you thought that the meadows are over then nature will surprise you again. When you witness the vast areas of meadows are everywhere which is mesmerizing.

When you move forward you will come across Gunas Pass and the Snow covers peaks of Dhauladhar mountain ranges. After trekking for some hour you will reach a point named Bhoj, where you can see your Litham Campsite. From this point you have the view of Chandranahan Lake stream, after crossing the stream you will reach Litham Campsite.

Once you reached the campsite, you are welcome by a hot cup of Tea. You have ample time to explore the campsite and soak the view of Chandranahan Waterfall. Be ready for the delicious dinner that is served by 8:00 pm. It’s sleep time.

Be energized…….

Total distance: 3km, 6 hours.

Altitude: Chandranahan Lake (13900 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start Day 4 with Yoga session, after finishing yoga we will meditate for 10 mins and souk the beauty around.

Chandranahan Lake is a glacial lake which is surrounded by mighty mountains. When you will see this lake it gives you the feeling like a child is protected by parents. We start with crossing the water stream which we saw before reaching Litham Campsite. We continue upstream till we reach the top of the ridge. Then we walk towards the snout of the waterfall and we have reached Chandranahan Lake.

We trek further till Seven Glacial Ponds, which is frozen over the year. The fifth Pond is bigger than the other ponds.

After clicking some pictures we move back to Litham Campsite. We trek back to Litham Campsite by evening. After reaching camp, have your evening snack and be ready for dinner.

Sleep tight folk……

Total distance: 3km, 3 hours.

Altitude: Dayara Thach (11075 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our day 5 by 8:00 am, after finishing Breakfast which will be served by 7:30 am. Leave your tent before breakfast.

We trek back to Dayara Thach, which is the most beautiful campsite of this trek. It will take 3 hours to reach there. The trail is downhill all the way to Dayara Thach. Enjoy the beauty around and trek cautiously.

Yummy dinner is waiting for you; dinner time is 8:00 pm. Have your dinner and sleep tight.

Total distance: 210km, 12 hours.

Altitude: Janglik (9200 ft)

Meals: Breakfast

Mode of Journey: 205 km by taxi and 5 km by foot.

Accommodation: Not Included.

We start our Day 6 early; we will reach Janglik around 11:00 am. By 11:30 we start our journey to Shimla.

The journey time from Janglik to Shimla is around 8 to 10 hours.

With this happy note, The Chandranahan Lake trek is complete.

See you on your next adventure with us.

Things to Carry

Whats Included

Whats Not Included?

Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date

5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure

50% Deduction

Less than 15 days of departure

No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date

No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure

No Refund

Please note

    • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
    • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

Mandatory Documents

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Passport, Aadhaar Card, Driving license or voters ID)

Lake Treks in Himachal Pradesh, If you are looking for a Lake trek in Himalayas then your answer is Chandranahan Lake Trek. It is not the famous lake trek like The Brighu Lake trek in Manali, but it is so beautiful like other lake treks in India.

Chandranahan Lake is a small lake situated in Himachal Pradesh. This trek has mythological values among local peoples. As per the belief of local people, Chandranahan Lakes location is the exact place where Goddess Kali used to stay. It is the birthplace of Devta Shikru Maharaj, who holds a very important place in locals and devotees.

The name of the Lake has a very interesting story; according to the locals, Chandra Devta visits this place for a ritual bath every 10 years. This is why the place is called Chandra- Nahan (Bath of Chandra).

The Lake is situated at an altitude of 9200ft, when you are at Chandranahan Lake you feel the true grandness of nature and the lake which is frozen all over the year. This makes the trek, best frozen lake trek in Himalayas. This is not the final thing, when you see Chandranahan Waterfall you will be mesmerized by its beauty.

The Best time to do Chandranahan Lake Trek is from April to Dec and the lake is frozen all over the year. This is the best trek for beginners which can be done by experienced trekkers as well.

Total distance: 160km, 10 hours.

Altitude: Janglik (9200ft).

Meals: Dinner Only.

Mode of Journey: 160km by Vehicle.

Accommodation: Homestay

If you have booked ‘Shimla to Shimla’ package, then reach Shimla Old Bus Stand by 6:30 am. From the bus stand, we will move to Janglik by 7:00 am.

The day is planned for the journey from Shimla to Janglik. It will take 8-10 hours to reach Janglik from Shimla. The ride from Shimla to Janglik is very beautiful as you have to drive alongside the Pabbar River. We will reach Janglik via Rohru.

After reaching Janglik, we will take a night halt there.

Today’s stay will be in a Homestay. Dinner will be served by 8:00 pm.

Rest for night……..

Total distance: 4km, 5 hours.

Altitude: Dayara (11075 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our day2 with a briefing session; Mount Heavens, Trek Leader will brief you about the trek. The Trek starts from Janglik Village; it is a small village of Himachal Pradesh. The wooden houses and the orchids all around the village sum up to its heavenly beauty.

Have your breakfast by 8:00 am; we start our trek by 8:30 am. After trekking for some time, you will be amidst oak and pine trees alongside the stream.  We trek up to the tree line, which will narrow down and take to Dayara Meadows; it is the more spacious sphere and you are welcome by the Grassland of yellow flowers everywhere and the mighty Mountains in the background.

After trekking for 5 hours you will reach Dayara Campsite by 2:00 pm. Lunch is served by 3:00 pm. After finishing Lunch you have ample time to explore Dayara campsite, by 5:00 pm hot tea with some snacks will be served and the dinner time for the day is 8:00 pm. Have your dinner and Day 2 of the trek complete.

Night folks….

Total distance: 3km, 3 hours.

Altitude: Litham (11750 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

Day 3 of Buran Pass Trek starts with Mount Heavens Yoga session, in which our trek leader will give some tips on yoga. After that pack your bag and ready for breakfast, which is served by 7:30 am. Then we start our trek by 8:00 am. Please pack your bags and keeps them outside the tents before breakfast.

The trail from Dayara Meadows to Litham takes a dip into the thick forest. This will help you to up the adrenaline rush in your body.  If you thought that the meadows are over then nature will surprise you again. When you witness the vast areas of meadows are everywhere which is mesmerizing.

When you move forward you will come across Gunas Pass and the Snow covers peaks of Dhauladhar mountain ranges. After trekking for some hour you will reach a point named Bhoj, where you can see your Litham Campsite. From this point you have the view of Chandranahan Lake stream, after crossing the stream you will reach Litham Campsite.

Once you reached the campsite, you are welcome by a hot cup of Tea. You have ample time to explore the campsite and soak the view of Chandranahan Waterfall. Be ready for the delicious dinner that is served by 8:00 pm. It’s sleep time.

Be energized…….

Total distance: 3km, 6 hours.

Altitude: Chandranahan Lake (13900 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start Day 4 with Yoga session, after finishing yoga we will meditate for 10 mins and souk the beauty around.

Chandranahan Lake is a glacial lake which is surrounded by mighty mountains. When you will see this lake it gives you the feeling like a child is protected by parents. We start with crossing the water stream which we saw before reaching Litham Campsite. We continue upstream till we reach the top of the ridge. Then we walk towards the snout of the waterfall and we have reached Chandranahan Lake.

We trek further till Seven Glacial Ponds, which is frozen over the year. The fifth Pond is bigger than the other ponds.

After clicking some pictures we move back to Litham Campsite. We trek back to Litham Campsite by evening. After reaching camp, have your evening snack and be ready for dinner.

Sleep tight folk……

Total distance: 3km, 3 hours.

Altitude: Dayara Thach (11075 ft).

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Mode of Journey: by foot.

Accommodation: Tent

We start our day 5 by 8:00 am, after finishing Breakfast which will be served by 7:30 am. Leave your tent before breakfast.

We trek back to Dayara Thach, which is the most beautiful campsite of this trek. It will take 3 hours to reach there. The trail is downhill all the way to Dayara Thach. Enjoy the beauty around and trek cautiously.

Yummy dinner is waiting for you; dinner time is 8:00 pm. Have your dinner and sleep tight.

Total distance: 210km, 12 hours.

Altitude: Janglik (9200 ft)

Meals: Breakfast

Mode of Journey: 205 km by taxi and 5 km by foot.

Accommodation: Not Included.

We start our Day 6 early; we will reach Janglik around 11:00 am. By 11:30 we start our journey to Shimla.

The journey time from Janglik to Shimla is around 8 to 10 hours.

With this happy note, The Chandranahan Lake trek is complete.

See you on your next adventure with us.

• Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Litres)
• Trekking Shoes
• Trekking Pole 
• LED Torch
• One Water Bottle (one litre)
• Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)

• Trekking Jacket
• Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
• Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
• Two collared t-shirts
• Thermals

• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
• Lip Balm (SPF 30)
• Sun cap
• Synthetic hand gloves
• Two pair of Socks
• Raincoat/Ponchos

• Daypack (20 litres), if you opt to offload your backpack
• Toiletries
• Cutlery
• Plastic cover (for wet clothes)

Whats Included

Whats Not Included?

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date

5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure

50% Deduction

Less than 15 days of departure

No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date

No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure

No Refund

Please note

    • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
    • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.