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Dhankar Lake

Spiti Valley, Dhankhar, India
+91 88949 17116
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small lake can be skipped if visiting chandratal

steep walking of 2-3 hour at an isolated dhankar village where you will find no facility except a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harshchief
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Ahmedabad, India
Pristine lake..

This lake is at an offbeat location,around 2-3hours of steep trekking from the famous dhankar... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
draneesh17
,
Pondicherry, India
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Spiti Valley, Dhankhar, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

steep walking of 2-3 hour at an isolated dhankar village where you will find no facility except a guest house to stay....very tough trekking ...when we visited water was very less in lake if you are visiting chandratal skip this one

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

This lake is at an offbeat location,around 2-3hours of steep trekking from the famous dhankar monastery.Even if the trek might drain your energy out,the moment you see the beautiful and clear lake lying on the lap of the mighty Himalayas you are bound to be...More

Thank draneesh17
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Up above the Dhankar village and Gompa and a steep 45 min walk lies the Dhankar Lake. A lot of people consider it an easy hike but the climb can make you breathless within a few seconds. For people who are not used to steep...More

1  Thank Swati D
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I tracked this lake during mg stay in Dhankhar. It could be a very good place for a small excursion. It take about an hour or bit more to reach but it worths to see when you do this. Beautiful wild-roses on the way makes...More

Thank Karan S
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

No matter how much you curse the steep trek but DO NOT GIVE UP. You cannot imagine the feel of standing in front of magnificent Himalayas imbibing its raw beauty unless you reach there.The water was blue and calm and very serene. It is advisable...More

Thank Samriddhi S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

the lake can be reached by 3-4 km trek from dhankar village... up and up ... take water and eatables with you ... its beautiful lake ... if u want to feel real beauty of nature stay here for night ... bring your tent and...More

Thank Lalitjulley
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

A shout out to people who are into hiking and trekking. Guys, this is for you. With an altitude change of approximately 400m, dhankar lake is situated at an high altitude in the desert mountain valleys between India and Tibet. It took me an hour...More

Thank zanypts
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

A place to visit if you are travelling to spiti . It takes approx 1 and half hour(2kms) to reach,trekking is moderate. But at the end view is completely worth it. At height of 4270 meters.

Thank cjain153
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

It's almost 2 hrs (i was slow and lil unfit) trek from Dhankar gompa (new one). bit tiring as you go up and due to decrease in oxygen level. But as you reach top the view the surroundings will blow your mind off and you...More

Thank Nilam G
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Dhankar in Spiti valley is a spectacular place more so because of this clean & amazing place. Dont miss going there. The views are breathtaking. The climb is gradual & takes only an hour.

1  Thank Ar_Mandar25
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