Kareri Lake Trek
The trail till Kareri Lake is through forest of Oak, Pine and Rhododendron trees. The trek is a paradise for a first time trekker. Area around lake also serves as base camp for Minkiani and Bleni Pass. Towering mountains of Dhauladhar Range act as guardians for this lake. The trek starts from the Kareri village which is 27 kms from Dharamshala. It is a quaint beautiful village. Kareri village is connected to Dharamshala through a motorable road, though the road condition is average to poor. Groh, Chadi and Ghera are the villages on the way from Dharamshala to Kareri village.
A clear day at Kareri village provides a vivid view of Indrahara Pass and Moon Peak which is highest peak of Dhauladhar Range.
Day 1: Mcleodganj to Kareri Village
Today you reach to Mcleodganj around 9 am in the morning and transferred to the guest house. After quick round of tea and refreshment, we will meet with our guide for the Kareri Lake trek. There will be a small round of instructions regarding dos and don'ts of the trek. Next we start our trek to Kareri village. We reach Kareri Lake till evening and set up our camp for the day. Our first day of Kareri lake trek ends here with a sumptuous dinner.
Day 2: Kareri village to Riyoti camp
2nd day we start our trek for Riyoti camp. The trek from Kareri Village to Riyoti is an easy to moderate trek where you will find some decently steep routes sometimes. The entire trek will take 4-5 hours. We will setup our camp by the beautiful stream which rises from the Kareri Lake
Day 3: Climb to Kareri Lake
Today we will reach Kareri Lake. We start from Riyoti and reach Kareri Lake by afternoon. Kareri Lake is a beautiful Himalayan lake which is originated from melting snow of Dhauladhar range of Himalaya. Kareri Lake is situated at the base of famous Minakini pass.
Day 4: Kareri lake to Kareri village to Mcleodganj
It is the last day of the beautiful Kareri lake trek. We start our return journey early in the morning and descend to Mcleodganj by the afternoon. The trek length is approx. 12 km and will take 4-5 hours to complete.
· Food Cycle starts with Packed Lunch on Day 1 and ends with Breakfast on Day 4
· Camping Tents, Kitchen tents, and Sleeping Bags
· Experienced Local Guide
· Excursion to nearby hills
· Bonfire at night if weather permits
· Tent pitching demo
· Transportation before reaching Mcleodganj
· Any hotel accommodation in Mcleodganj
· Any other sports or activities not covered in the Inclusion
· Porters to Carry Bags
· Any personal expense
· Any food expense other than mentioned above
· Personal porter
THINGS TO CARRY
Hotel checks in & check out time as per the hotel.· Vehicle is as per itinerary and not on disposal. Additional sightseeing or transfer which are not mentioned in itinerary is payable to the driver directly.· Company is not responsible for any accident/injury/death/theft of person or property during the course of the tour.
· 07 day of Arrival Date - 25% of the booking cost.
· Within 02 Day of Arrival Date - No Refund.
Service Tax once Charged will be Non – Refundable.
Cost – 5000/- PP
Duration- 3 nights 4 days
Grade- Moderate to Challenging
Starting point- Dharamshala
Transportation- Dharamshala onwards transportation is included
Reporting time at Dharamshala: 8AM sharp in the morning
Access: From Delhi Overnight buses are available to Dharamshala
Best season to visit: March-June and Oct-Dec
ABOUT KARERI LAKE
Kareri Lake near Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh at an altitude of 3000m is a shallow fresh water lake. It lies in the Dhauladhar Range of Himalayas. Dhauladars act as a water source for this lake owing to melting of snow. Kareri lake hiking. The temperature of Kareri Lake in winter goes below freezing point to -5 degree centigrade and in spring generally lies around 5-10 degrees in night.