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Kareri Lake Trek, Mcleodganj

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Kareri Lake Trek Highlights

  • Trek through the splendid vistas of forests, grasslands, streams and lakes to reach the perfect elliptical glacial Kareri lake.
  • Soak in nature's bounty at Kareri Lake - a freshwater lake rugged amidst mountains and surrounded by lush subtropical forests and alpine grasslands.
  • Take the path less travelled as you trek through the offbeat Kareri Lake with an experienced and friendly guide.
  • Trek to an altitude of 9,650 ft. through the lush green forest of chirr and chilgoza pines.
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Kareri Lake Trek Overview

About the Kareri Lake trek:

Nestled amidst the Dhauladhar range in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh, lies the breathtaking Kareri Lake, at an altitude of 2,950 meters. This freshwater lake is surrounded by picturesque mountains and lush greenery, providing an ideal setting for an unforgettable adventure. The Kareri Lake Trek is a stunning journey that offers breathtaking views of exotic perennial flowers, dense conifers, and lush pasturelands. Photography enthusiasts and nature lovers will be thrilled with the stunning photo opportunities available throughout the trek. This trek is suitable for beginners and families as the trail is well-marked with gentle terrain. Escape from the chaos of the city and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature on the Kareri Lake Trek.

Kareri Lake Trek Quick facts:

Start Point: Dharamkot

End Point: Mcleodganj

Kareri Lake Trek Height: 9,650 ft.

Temperature: 8°C to 20°C

Kareri Lake Trek Distance: 26 KM (to and fro)

About the Activity:

  • Embark on the exhilarating Kareri Lake Trek, journeying through the spectacular landscapes of the Indian Himalayas and savoring the awe-inspiring sights of snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, and crystal-clear alpine lakes.
  • Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and revel in the natural beauty of the Himalayas with this trek.
  • Capture the highlight of the trek - the stunning Kareri Lake, a glacial lake surrounded by towering peaks, providing the perfect spot for photography enthusiasts.
  • This trek is beginner-friendly and ideal for families, with a well-marked trail and gentle terrain that is accessible to all.
  • Experience the enchanting magic of camping at Kareri Lake as you sleep under the starry night sky, engulfed in the serene beauty of the Himalayas.
  • Challenge yourself both mentally and physically on this trek, testing your endurance and leaving you with a sense of achievement.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture of the Himachal region, interact with friendly locals, and savor traditional food, offering an opportunity to experience a unique adventure.
  • Between May and November when the weather is mild and the skies are clear, see the full bloom of the local flora and fauna, making it the best time to go on the Kareri Lake Trek.
  • Disconnect from technology and soak in nature's bliss, allowing you to fully appreciate the present moment and live in the here and now.
  • The Kareri Lake Trek is a perfect fusion of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and adventure, providing an unforgettable experience that will leave you with memories for a lifetime.

Kareri Lake Trek Package Inclusions:

➔ Accommodation in Alpine tents on sharing basis

➔ Meals include breakfast and dinner as per the itinerary

➔ Trekking and Camping activities are included in the Kareri Lake trek package.

➔ Highly experienced guide

How to Reach:

By Air: Kangra Airport is the Nearest Airport just 17 Km from Dharamkot. You can get here by connecting flights from New Delhi and Chandigarh Airports.

By Train: The nearest railway station is at Kangra which is 27 Km from Dharamkot. It is connected to Pathankot Railway Station through a narrow-gauge line.

By Road: Overnight buses run from New Delhi to Mcleodganj from where Dharamkot is just 4 Km. You can also get buses to Mcleodganj from Shimla, Manali, Dehradun, Chandigarh, and Pathankot.

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44% off
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Kareri Lake Trek Itinerary
Dharamkot to Kareri Village | A Scenic Route Surrounded with Beautiful Snow-Capped Mountains
Trek to Kareri Lake | Walk through thick forests of Oak, Rhododendron, and Pine trees
Descend to Mcleodganj | End of Trip With a Bag Full of Life Time Memories

Kareri Lake Trek Package Options

Kareri Lake Trek, Mcleodganj

per Adult

Kareri Lake Trek, Mcleodganj


Alpine/ Dome tents on double/triple/quad sharing basis


Day1:Lunch & Dinner

Day2:Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner



All the necessary permits for the trek are included.


Friendly and experienced guide

Must Know Before You Go for Kareri Lake Trek

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the trek.
  • Pay heed to the trek guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound trek.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol or any other intoxicants during the trek.
  • Water is very precious, so conservation is appreciated.
  • Do not encourage trekking during the night unless it is a part of the itinerary and a guide is with you; this might lead to unforeseen mishaps.
  • Avoid using earphones during the trek; this might hinder your audibility.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations.
  • In case, the trek needs to be cancelled, the authorities should be informed beforehand.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitisation and use of mask recommended.
  • Please provide a valid ID at the time of check-in.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Professional guide(s) are available to ensure high safety and more information and personal attention which are necessary to appreciate a trek.
  • Neat and clean vehicle for the journey with experienced driver especially for hilly terrains available.
  • All the activities depend upon the weather.
  • Camping is very basic in nature. One must not expect luxuries. Electricity may be available only at a few locations.
  • Mobile & laptop charging points may/may not be available on campsites at a common point.
  • Any personal expenses, items of personal nature, meals not mentioned, etc. will not be in part of the package.
  • Carry dry snacks/food from home (you will save a lot of money). Carry water bottles with you, so that you can refill.
  • Keep your luggage minimum; the more you carry, the more you hassle.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the Kareri trek. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the trek.
  • The Kareri lake trekking takes place through an eco-friendly zone; do not encourage littering the local sites or campsites. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Kareri Lake trek can be availed on every Weekend. Open even for Solo travelers as well. Send the inquiry for more available dates.
  • The management reserves all the right to modify the Kareri trek during any emergencies or natural calamities.
  • Permit charges are not included in the Kareri Lake trek package.
  • Children below the age of 7 years are not recommended for Kareri lake trek.
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Back pack (50-60l)
Toilet paper & wipes
Water bottle
Hiking shoes
Warm clothes

Kareri Lake Trek Map

Starting Point
Dharamkot map
Dharamkot, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219, India
Pickup Point
Dharamkot map
Dharamkot, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219, India
Drop Points
Dharamkot map
Dharamkot, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh 176219, India
location-iconHow to reach
The nearest airport is Gaggal Airport at Dharamshala about 20 km away. The Main Square is the epicenter of McLeodganj Town which is surrounded by most of the Hotels, the start point can easily be reached through convenient public and private transportation from here.

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Kareri Lake Trek Policies

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Refund Policy

The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

All applicable refunds will be done in the traveler's Thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation are made 15 days before the date of travel then 30.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 7 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
  • If cancellation are made 0 days to 7 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
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  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking