Kareri Lake Trek
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Kareri Lake Trek

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)
2 Difficulty Level Easy
3 Maximum Elevation 9670 FT
4 Accommodation Camping
5 Food Nutritious food suited for trekking / 3 meals a day
6 Trip starting point Dharamshala
7 Trek End Point Dharamshala

Itinerary

Day -1 : Dharamshala to Kareri Lake ( 9670 ft.)

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.

Day- 2 : Kareri Lake to Dharamshala

Trek from Kareri to Ghera . It will take 5-6 hours. Reach Ghera by late afternoon & ride to Dharamshala.


A Sojourn To Kareri Lake

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..

A Sojourn To Kareri Lake

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