The current Chandratal standing is closed from each Kaza and Manali sides. You’ll be able to plan a visit to the lake solely after the highway is asserted open in late Could or early June 2024.
The highway resulting in Kunzum Cross is totally blocked with snow. There isn’t any manner which you can attain Chandratal by highway till the winter season has handed and the roads are cleared.
Traditionally, the highway resulting in Chandratal is opened in the direction of the top of Could and the campsites are made accessible for vacationers in early June. A protected time to plan your journey will probably be after the tenth of June solely.
Like earlier years, this can stay to be a devoted publish to replace Chandratal standing. Because the winter progresses and ends, I’ll share updates on the Chandratal Lake highway standing together with the estimated opening dates and situations of the highway from each the Manali and Kaza sides.
Chandratal Highway Standing = CLOSED
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Just a few different articles that I’d suggest studying and that may be useful in visiting Chandratal are listed beneath.
Under is an image of Chandratal lake fully frozen and buried below snow.
Kaza to Chandratal Highway Standing
The highway from Kaza to Chandratal will get open someday within the month of Could, across the tenth of it. The date is definitely somewhat ahead of the complete Manali Kaza stretch will get open.
The route from the Kaza facet turns into accessible and a day journey can simply be made. There’ll nonetheless be no campsites accessible and you’ll have to return to Kaza by night. On the plus facet, there’s a excessive likelihood that you’ll find the lake half-frozen, like within the image above.
Take into account although that the campsites on the lake will solely be accessible by early Could. The campsites can be found till the tenth of the month and after that, there isn’t any lodging accessible anymore.
Although the highway stays open somewhat longer after that and you’ll nonetheless make a day go to to the lake, you will be unable to remain there in a single day.
Manali to Chandratal Highway Standing
The highway from Manali to Chandratal solely will get open solely after the snow from Rohtang and Kunzum Cross has been eliminated fully. This solely occurs in the direction of the top of Could traditionally. To be on the safer facet, assume the date of opening of the highway as twentieth Could and never ahead of that.
Kunzum Cross Standing
The standing of Kunzum Cross is closed proper now and it’ll solely open after Could fifteenth. There’s a likelihood that it could even open sooner if it didn’t snow an excessive amount of. However we are going to solely discover that out subsequent yr after the winter season has handed.
Rohtang Cross Standing
The standing of Rohtang Cross proper now’s closed and it’ll open someday within the month of Could after BRO is ready to clear the snow fully from each Manali and Koksar sides.
When does Chandratal Lake Open?
Chandratal lake is asserted open within the first week of June after the snow from Kunzum Cross and Chandratal highway is cleared. If there was not an excessive amount of snow and BRO was capable of full the work sooner, Chandratal could open by late Could as effectively.
Chandratal Standing – Conclusion
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