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Chanshal Top (Sunset)
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Chanshal Lake Trek And Saru Lake Trek (Beginners Trek)


Chanshal Lek Trek and Saru Lake Trek An Adventure Trek for beginners

Chanshal peak (14,830 ft/ 4520mtrs) is the highest peak in the Shimla district. The Chanshal pass is accessible by road from May to November. Lake is only 8kms from the Chanshal top. The trek is a short trek of only 4 days. If you are a first-time trekker then Chanshal Lake Trek is ideal for you. It is almost a straight trek of 8kms with few slopes.

The trek starts from Chanshal Pass itself. It is truly a heaven for nature lovers.

Proposed Itinerary-

Day 1. Shimla to Rohru/Chanshal (12,303ft/3750mtrs)

  • Arrival at Shimla. Departure for Chanshal from Shimla by our cabs( 6am).
  • The journey to Chanshal will take around 9-10 hours.
  • After briefing, camp overnight at Chanshal Pass.
  • The day ends with the bonefire after dinner.


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Chanshal Pass Sunset

Day 2. Chanshal Pass to Chanshal Lake/Saru Lake

  • Start leisurely, enjoy the sunrise.
  • One can explore the surroundings. The place is full of picturesque locations making it a photographer’s delight.
  • After breakfast trek towards Saru lake.
  • The trek starts from Chanshal Pass and passes through beautiful meadows.
  • It’s an easy trek, takes around 4-5 hours to reach Chanshal Lake/Saru Lake.
  • Lunch and night stay nearby Saru Lake.
  • Don’t miss the sunset.
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Beautiful Saru Lake

Day 3. Chanshal Lake/ Saru Lake to Chanshal Pass

  • After breakfast trek back to Chanshal Pass.
  • Lunch at Chanshal Pass.
  • After lunch trek to Chanshal Top, it takes around 1 hour.
  • Chanshal Top is one of the best sunset spot, enjoy the sunset.
  • Descent down to the camp site.
  • The day ends with the bonefire and dinner.
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Chanshal Top (Sunset)

Day 4. Chanshal Pass to Shimla

  • After breakfast drive back to Shimla.
  • Trip ends here.

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