Though close to Manali, the terrain of this region gives a very small window of about 3 month every year in which you can visit this lake. Every step taken in high Himalayas is worth it to reach this emerald lake which keeps changing its colours throughout the day.
Reach Manali by car/ Bus. Overnight in Manali.
Leave for Jispa early in the morning. Drive over Rohtang la. Stay the night in a guest house in Jispa.
day in Jispa. Walk around in Jispa. Night stay in guest house.
On way to the 8 km long pass is Suraj Tal 32km/2hr at 4890 m. Three rivers viz Pass-Tokpa Chandra, Bhaga and Yunam originate from here. From here walk down 8
km to Yongma Tokpo Yongma (literally small river) 4640 m.
Gongma is literally large. The river has to be crossed either early morning or T Gongma over a snow bridge later in the day. Camp by the stream side 4400
Chander Tal, literally Moon Lake, offers good views of the glaciers and peaks of Chander Tal Mulkila and C.B. ranges. Also on view are some peaks on Bara Shigri.
Chander Tal 4270 m is almost one half km by half a km.
Walk up 14 km to Kunzum Pass (meeting place of the Ibex) at 4551 m. This Kunzum La-Losar pass joins the twin valleys of Lahaul and Spiti. From here, take
jeeps to Kaza.
Visit Ki monastery
and Kibber, one of the highest motorable village in the world at 4205 m.
Leave after an early breakfast. Overnight in Manali.
Head back to Delhi