While returning you have to be very careful as you are walking downhill. Do not rush as you will feel tempted to let it go after a tedious hike. Take small steps and place your feet properly. The path is full of loose pebbles and also be careful of your bag-pack.
How to reach to Dhankar Lake:
• Route 1: Manali to Dhankar via Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass --- 236 Km.
• Route 2 : Shimla to Dhankar village via Reckong Peo (Kinnaur Dist.) and Tabo (Spiti Dist.) --- 410Km.
You can also take this circuit route to visit Kinnaur and Spiti together - Manali --- Dhankar & Kaza --- Tabo (all are in Spiti Dist.) --- Nako (Kinnaur Dist.) --- Rampur --- Shimla.
It is a long journey route and you need time to cover all major destinations.
Nearest railway station: Kalka (broad gauge), Shimla (narrow gauge)
Nearest airport: Bhuntar airport in Kullu, Shimla airport (22 Km. away from Shimla city with few operating flights)
Best time to visit: May to October. If you are going from Manali please take early information on the road which pass through Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass. It generally opens in June.
For more information please feel free to get in touch me.