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Chandra Tal

Chandra Tal, 'the lake of the moon', is a picturesque glacial lake located at the source of the Chandra River in the Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is about 4270 m above sea level and 13 km from Kunzum Pass that connects Spiti and Lahaul.

This deep blue-water lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains. It is said that this is the spot from where Lord Indra's chariot took the eldest Pandava, Yudishtira, to heaven in mortal form.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Lahaul and Spiti

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