Chandernahan Lake Trekking

An Overview

Trek to Chandernahan lake (4,200m ) is an adventurous trek in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Chandernahan lake trek best time is in the month of Mid-April to Mid-October. Rohru is the nearest town from the base camp. Trek length of Chandernahan lake is 20km (one-way). Chandernahan lake trekking offers rewarding views & memories. Chandernahan lake is considered the point of origin of the Pabbar River and is located on the south-western slopes of the main Himalayas which lies to the north-west of Rohru in Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a highly revered lake for the inhabitants of the valley. The Devta’s devotees consider the lake a sacred abode of Goddess Kali, who in turn is considered the caretaker of all the people living in the Rohru valley. The trek to Chandernahan takes you to a maximum altitude of around 4200 meters above sea level. From the village Tangnu, it takes nearly 10 hours trek to complete your journey to Chandernahan lake. Enroute Chandernahan, you will reach Simbar Thach, Dayara Thach, and Litham Thach in between. The word "Thach" means a large plane area in hilly areas where goats and other animals use it for grazing. This tradition is almost ended now with advancements, now can be seen here. In this beautiful Thach, you will definitely get the feel of heaven.

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4,200m /13,860 feet

Trek Length
20km (one-way)


Difficulty Level


Best Season

Mid-April to Mid-October.

Quick Facts About Chandernahan Lake Trek

  • The river Pabbar originates from Chandernahan, which cultivates a large area of Rohru and adjoining areas.
  • There is a waterfall of about height of 30 meters before it converts into regular flowing water of river Pabbar.
  • It is the birthplace of Devta Shikru. The temple of Devta ji is situated in the Heart of Rohru

Chandernahan Lake Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Shimla. Drive towards Tangnu, Rohru and then towards Jhanglik village. A brief introduction about the location. After bonfire and dinner, night stay in Jhanglik village. The village is purely heritage and picturesque.
Day 2
After morning refreshments and breakfast, a trek towards Litham Thach through the meadows of Dayara Thach and Mounti Thach. Briefing about the peaks and passes around, bonfire, and night stay in tents.
Day 3
After breakfast move forward towards seven Glacial Ponds, The Chandernahan lakes .These Seven Glacial Ponds are the source of Pabbar river. After exploring the Lakes, back to Litham Thach. Dinner, bonfire and night stay in Litham Thach.
Day 4
Early morning descend from Litham Thach towards Jhanglik with a halt accompanying snacks and refreshments at Simbar Thach, a beautiful location on the way. After reaching Jhanglik, a 2km drive towards Tangnu village and finally the evening departure from Tangnu to Shimla.

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Accommodation, activities, and meals included in the trip.

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