Kareri Lake

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  • Address: Kareri Lake, Kangra dist., Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 10:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Village, Camp, Family And Kids, Lake

A must visit for trekkers, the Kareri Lake is located between the ranges of Dhauladhar. An elliptical glacial lake, head over to the place for a rich and surreal experience. Plan visiting during summers when the pasture lands are rich and the area surrounding the lake is filled with an array of wild flowers. If you plan on staying overnight, you can spend a night at a homestay in Kareri Village located near the lake.

  • Carry drinking water and snacks with you.
  • Wear sturdy shoes.
  • Please do not litter around.
  • The best months to undertake this trek are April, May, June, September and October.

  • From Dharamshala, there are regular local buses to Ghera Village. Hike up to the lake from this village.

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  • Kareri Lake Address: Kareri Lake, Kangra dist., Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala, India
  • Kareri Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Kareri Lake Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kareri Lake(preferred time): 06:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Kareri Lake: 10:00 Hrs
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  • 67.7% of people who visit Dharamshala include Kareri Lake in their plan

  • 40.91% of people start their Kareri Lake visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 10 Hrs to see Kareri Lake

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kareri Lake

People normally club together Tibetan Childrens Village Handicraft Centre and Hpca Stadium while planning their visit to Kareri Lake.

People also prefer to end their day with Kareri Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Lovely place to visit. 12kms one way. Couple of stops in the middle. There's a small shack at the top where you can get food / snacks. Maggi@40 . Pack your own tents coz the huts are open from one side, and it gets really cold at night .

  • Kareri is one of the beautiful treks i have ever done. The serenity and beauty of the trek got me. It is an all season trek. Summer, Monsoon as well as winters. But try to avoid it in extreme conditions especially monsoon and winters. Did this trek in monsoon but we did it pretty well. You just have to be aware that himalyan rains are unpredictable and you should be well prepared for that. Spare clothes, shoes and waterproofing covers and cases are must haves

  • Beautiful lake on such height, the view is awesome during winters.

  • Best place to visit with your friends and family Here to find peace of mind . Nd very good place to enjoy at weekend .

  • A must visit place for summer time. Need to trek to reach this beautiful sightseeing lake. No option of food and accommodation. You need to carry your loads on your own. Need some tent. The one who found it difficult to breathe, it's better to avoid then. Can reach to chilling temperature during winter. Good to visit in groups. Some time near by wild animal came here to silent their thirst. If need more info can go to himachal tourism website. Some activities near by in pictures

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