Batal is a tea stop for vehicles going to Kaza from Manali. Its located at the foot of Kunzum La Pass at a distance of roughly 10km. It has 2-3 makeshift dhabas which are open only in the summer months.
Chandratal lake is located 17km from Batal. To go to Chandratal one should take a left turn while going to Kunzum La from Batal and go along the Chandra river for approximately 15km.