Chander Tal (meaning the Lake of the moon), or Chander tal, is the situated at an altitude of about 4,300mts (14,100ft) in the Himalayas. Mountain of screen overlook the lake on one side, and a magnificent cirque presents a view on the other. The name of the lake originates from its crescent shape. Situated in the spiti part of the Lahul and spiti district of Himachal Pradesh (India), Chandra Tal is a popular destination for trekkers and campers. The lake is accessible on foot from Batal as well as from Kunzum Pass from late may to early October. There is also a motor able road from Batle which is 16 km(9.9mi) away from Chandra Tal, best before august , its condition can be bad. The road from Kunzum Pass is accessible only on foot, and it is about 8km (5.1mi) from Chander Tal. Suraj Tal is also accessible Chander Tal, 30km(19mi)away. Vast meadows on the bank of the lake are the camping sites. During spring time, these meadows are carpeted with hundreds of kinds of wildflowers.
The most surprising thing about this lake is that there in no visible source of the lake but there is a visible outlet of this lake which means that water to this lake comes from the underground. The lake is situated on the Samudra Tapu plateau, which overlooks the Chandra River.