Kareri Lake Trek with Camping, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

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  • Cashback Rs 800/-                       Camping at Kareri Lake Included!
  • Splendid vistas of forests, grasslands, streams and lakes.
  • Thrilling for veteran trek-lovers as well as first-timers!

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Overview

Region : Dharamshala (HP)

Duration : 2 Nights/ 3days.

Altitude : 3200 Mts approx.

Trekking – 22 KM approx.

Grade/Difficulty – Moderate

Best Season- October – June.

Kareri Lake is situated among Dhauladhar Himalaya in district Kangra of Himachal Pradesh.  The lake is approx. 9 KM aerial distance south of Dharamshala. Kareri lake is a high altitude, shallow, clear water lake formed by melting snow and ice fed by Minkiani pass . The lake offers you a serene, peaceful environment where one can spend few nights with friends and family members in solace to take back great memories for life. The beautiful views of majestic Himalayas, deep pine & Himalayan cedar forest and mountain streams make one feel in union with self. The fresh mountain breeze, pure water and air around Kareri lake helps in improving physical & mental well being while provide sense of confidence & achievement on completion of trek. The trekker after completing this short trek have reported a zest for life & feeling of belongingness.

Although there are many routes to reach Kareri lake from Dharamshala however the most safe & moderate for all kinds of travellers starts from Nauli village.The  trek passes through mountain trails along some beautiful river streams across forest offering breath-taking views of snow clad Himalayan peak. The trek gains a maximum height of 3300 meters and covers approx. 18 Kms in return journey. The lake is so clear that images of trees and forest can be seen in water. 

Kareri lake is best known trekking destination around Daramshala Region. It is located amidst Dhauladhar Range of Himalaya. The best time to visit i between October to June, however the lake remains frozen from mid December to March–April. There is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva & goddess Parvati on the bank of lake. It is a freshwater, shallow  lake which is formed due to melting snow from Dhauladhar mountain ranges. He lake offers clear water so transparent that lake bed is viile at most of the places.  A night stay around lake during full moon night bring a revived sense of spirituality, energy & natural beauty at its peak.

 

Overview: Kareri lake is best known trekking destination around Daramshala Region. It is located amidst Dhauladhar Range of Himalaya. The best time to visit i between October to June, however the lake remains frozen from mid December to March–April. There is a temple dedicated to lord Shiva & goddess Parvati on the bank of lake. It is a freshwater, shallow lake which is formed de to melting snow from Dhauladhar mountain ranges. He lake offers clear water so transparent that lake bed is viile at most of the places. A night stay around lake during full moon night bring a revived sense of spirituality, energy & natural beauty at its peak.Minkiani Pass is one of the beautiful and unexplored treks. The pass connects to Lamdal Lake on other side. Lot of varieties of birds species find home in this region. The trek i moderate to difficult but offers great views of Lamdal Lake from top.

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Itinerary

    • Morning  Arrival at Base camp Bhontu Village. Drop luggage at Cloak room.
    • After breakfast trek to Kareri Lake.
    • Reach Kareri lake by afternoon.
    • Evening at leisure.

     

  • Breakfast at Kaeri Lake Camp.
  • Attempt to Minkiani Pass/ Explore Local forest/ Click some memorable pics around rivers, Caves & waterfalls .
  • Lunch at Kareri Lake Camp.
  • Evening at leisure.
  • Soup time followed by dinner and campfire, Overnight in tents (Group Sharing basis)(MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Soup & Dinner. Accommodation in Tents sharing basis).

  •  Breakfast at Kaeri Lake Camp.
  •  Trek Back to Base Camp.
  •  Departure to Dharamshala after Lunch from Base Camp.

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  • Stay Type
  • Meals
  • Activity
  • Inclusions
  • Day 1 at Kareri Village, and Day 2 at Kareri Lake
  • We will be providing you with requisite camping gear like waterproof tents and sleeping bags. 
  • All our provisions follow strict hygiene requirements and are absolutely sanitary.
  • We will provide lunch and dinner on the first day.
  • The entire meal cycle on the second day will be provided by us,
  • We will provide breakfast on the third day.
  • All meals provided by us are vegetarian, healthy and nutritious. 
  • They comprise of the Indian cuisine and guaranteed delicious!

This adventure package gives the participants a great experience in trekking and camping.

  • All relevant licenses and Kareri Lake trekking permit.
  • Trekking and camping expertise and guide.
  • Stay and relevant camping gear like tents and sleeping bags.
  • Meals for the duration of the trek. 
  • Transport for the relevant period.

Confirmation Policy

  • Upon booking, the traveller will receive a confirmation voucher via email, within 24 hours.
  • In the special cases of slots not being available, feasible alternatives will be provided to the customer, in regards to the customer’s preference. In such cases, a new voucher would be sent via email, consisting of the new travel details.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellation made before 20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 30% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 7-20 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 60% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Any cancellation made within 0-7 days prior to the date of departure, would levy a 100% of total tour cost as cancellation charges.
  • Due to any restrictions such as sudden government policies or regulations, health hazards, medical emergencies, or unprecedented weather conditions, activities and tours may be nonoperational and be cancelled. In cases such as these, operators will attempt to cater to the traveller an alternate, which is feasible in nature. However, any refund would not be catered.

Refund Policy

Any refund applicable will be processed within 14 business days.

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  • Thing To Carry
  • Advisory
  • ID Proof 
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen and cap
  • Necessary toiletries
  • Change of clothes - including some warm clothes and a raincoat/windcheater
  • Bottled water - at least 3 litres and ready to eat food like chikki.
  • Medical kit, including any prescribed medicines
  • Carry minimum weight 
  • Transportation from Kareri Village to Mcleodganj is not included in this package. The price is approx Rs. 1700/cab, up to 4 members (Price depending upon availability and season)
  • Do not litter 
  • Alcohol and smoking are not allowed. 
  • The decision of the trek leader will be final and binding. 
  • Delays may occur due to weather conditions 
  • Any person with health conditions like Asthma etc is advised not to go for this expedition. However, if they so decide, it is at their own risk.
  • Do not wander off on your own.  
  • Please take care of your own baggage. 
  • In case you have chosen a homestay, please treat the hosts with respect and speak to them comfortably!

FAQ's for Dharamshala - Kareri Lake Trek

The last ATMs can be found in Chadi (Dharamshala). Also you can take the Money from Lokmitra Kendra (Government CSC Center during business days only). Ghera, Near Kareri Village. for your convenience we except all digital mode of payments including UPI QR code. Travellers beyond that are advised to carry an adequate amount of cash.

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This is a relatively easy trek, great even for first-timers. Thus, children above the age of 14 can also accompany. However, children below the age of 16 must be under parental supervision while undertaking the Kareri Lake Trek.

Spring, i.e., April - May, is the best time to visit the Kareri lake, as this is the season when the Himalayan flora is in full bloom. If you are looking to trek beyond the lake into the Himalayas, like to Minkiani pass or Baleni Pass, the weather during the summer months of June-July are ideal. If you are on a religious pilgrimage or looking to visit the temple as the main attraction, then August is the month for the Kareri Lake trek. Heavy winters are only for the experienced trekkers. This is the weather when sightings of wild animals like leopards are high, and thus first-timers are advised against it.

Definitely! You are invited to chalk out an independent plan at your convenient time frame for any number of people for a trek to Kareri Lake. Cost for private trip is fixed on the basis of group size, trek area, duration and trek style

While Dharamshala has adequate internet and network facilities, the connectivity starts declining as you go higher. As you trek towards Kareri Village, from Dharamkot, the connection becomes almost non-existent. It is best that you inform anxious relatives before you start for the Kareri Lake Trek.

The Kareri Lake trek is ideal for group travellers. It is becoming increasingly popular as a weekend trek for the youth, travelling as a group of friends. The trek is gaining even more popularity, taking into account the fact that the trek is of an easy grade and can be undertaken by children, youngsters and adults alike.

Yes. The Kareri Lake trek strikes an ideal balance between thrilling and easy going. Even children can accompany you on this trek. However, children below 16 must be accompanied by parental supervision.

The trek is steep in certain areas, so bringing infants is strictly advised against for this trek. However, children between the ages of 9-16 can come under parental supervision.

Besides the things to carry mentioned above, it is advisable to also bring water purifying pills/filter/drops, Diamox and bed sheets to make your trek to Kareri Lake smoother.

The Kareri Lake trek has been marked as an easy to moderate trek. While the trek gradient maintains a gentle incline and decline throughout, it can get steep in parts. However, it is to be noted that the steep parts mostly have steps cut into the rocks for convenience. Moreover, the short duration of three days for the trek and the total distance covered being around 27 km, the trek is reasonable for a first-time trekker as well!

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