Kareri Lake (also known as Kumarwah Lake) is a high altitude, shallow, fresh water lake south of the Dhauladhar range approximately 9 km North West of Dharamsala in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh. Its surface is 2934 metres above the sea level.The lake remains frozen from early December to March-April. There is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Shakti on a hilltop overlooking the lake.. A few gaddi kothis are present on the other side of the lake, an area which is used by the gaddis as a grazing ground for their animals. Kareri Lake serves as a base for trekking further into the Dhauladhar and onward to Chamba and Bharmour via the Minkiani Pass (4250m) and Baleni Pass (3710m).
|1||Region||Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh)|
|3||Maximum Elevation||9670 FT|
|5||Food||Nutritious food suited for trekking / 3 meals a day|
|6||Trip starting point||Dharamshala|
|7||Trek End Point||Dharamshala|
Drive from Dharamshala to Ghera Village ( 4345 ft.) which is 20 kms. Trek from Ghera to kareri lake which is approx. 17 kms & will take 7-8 hours.
Trek from Kareri to Ghera . It will take 5-6 hours. Reach Ghera by late afternoon & ride to Dharamshala.
Nothing soothes me more than hiking a mountain even if its the same one again and again. This was the third time i was about to hike the Kareri Dal, yet so excited and couldn't wait to camp again. Read more..
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