Near Kalsai Pul, Ghera Rd, Dharamshala

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Level Of Difficulty – Easy-Moderate level trek

Trek Distance – 13 kms (one way)

Elevation – 2934 mtr

The jewel of the trek, Kareri Lake, is a glacial lake located at an altitude of approximately 2,934 metres. Surrounded by dense forests and towering mountains. The reflections of the surrounding landscape in the tranquil waters make for a picture-perfect setting. Keep an eye out for Himalayan birds and, if you’re lucky, spot the elusive Himalayan Monal, the state bird of Himachal Pradesh.

Trek Itinerary: 

The trek to Kareri Lake usually spans over 2-3 days, depending on the pace and preferences of the trekkers. 

Day 1: McLeodGanj to Kareri Village. Begin the trek from McLeodGanj and hike to Kareri Village, passing through lush green forests and small streams. Set up camp for the night in Kareri Village.

Day 2: Kareri Village to Kareri Lake Continue the trek from Kareri Village to Kareri Lake, ascending through the enchanting forests and meadows. Reach the pristine Kareri Lake and witness its captivating beauty. Camp near the lake for an unforgettable overnight experience.

Day 3: Explore Kareri Lake and Return to Kareri Village Spend the day exploring the surroundings of Kareri Lake, taking in the serenity and beauty of the area. Afterward, trek back to Kareri Village and stay overnight.

Day 4: Kareri Village to McLeod Ganj On the final day, trek back from Kareri Village to McLeod Ganj, cherishing the memories and experiences of the Kareri Lake Trek.

Conclusion: The Kareri Lake Trek offers a remarkable opportunity to immerse yourself in the pristine beauty of the Dhauladhar Range. From the breathtaking vistas to the serenity of Kareri Lake and the cultural encounters along the way, this trek provides a truly enriching experience. Lace up your boots, embrace the adventure, and embark on a journey that will leave you with cherished memories of the mesmerising Kareri Lake and its surroundings.