Kareri Lake Trek
McLeodganj, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Group Size
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Date
Seats
2019
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019
18
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
18
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
18
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Rs. 6,800
  • 4
  • Duration in Days
  • 18
  • Max
    Group Size
  • 12
  • +
    years
Date
Seats
2019
Thu, 21 Nov, 2019
18
Thu, 28 Nov, 2019
18
Mon, 02 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
18
Thu, 26 Dec, 2019
18
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Trekking
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  • Trip introduction

    Located at the height of almost 10,000 ft, the trek to Kareri Lake will give you incredible mountains views in just a few days of trekking. This shallow freshwater lake is approached by ascending along the rocky grasslands, subtropical forests and babbling streams. This trek is a great for bird-watchers too as you will see a few exotic birds, including the black drongo along the way to the lake.

    On the first day of this trek, you will go sightseeing in Mcleodganj and visit the beautiful Bhagsunag Waterfall, explore the Dalai Lama Monastery and Gallu Devi Temple.

    Even though this trek to Kareri Lake is fairly easy, there are few steep climbs along the way. So, this trek is recommended for fit beginners and experienced trekkers.

    Destination

    Kareri Lake is situated at an altitude of 9,625 feet in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. Kareri Lake is a shallow glacial lake formed by the melting of glaciers, and is surrounded by the imposing Dhauladhars. The ambiance of the lake is generally calm and pleasant. Kareri Lake is also a base camp trekkers planning to trek to the Minkiani and Baleni Pass.

    Throughout the trek, you will be camping at gorgeous locations and spend the night in tents on double/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mats will be provided for your comfort.

    Destination highlights

    • Trek to the beautiful Kareri Lake at almost 10,000 ft.
    • Stay in a tent beside the Kareri Lake.
    • Trek alongside streams and through meadows and forests.
    • Watch exotic birds in the Himalayan forests.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Please do not consume alcohol or any others intoxicants before or during the trek.

    Strictly avoid littering while trekking, and also at campsites.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 7 days before the departure of the Kareri Lake trek: 100% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made within 3-7 days of the departure of the Kareri Lake trek: 50% refund of the trip cost.

    For cancellations made within 3 days of the departure of the Kareri Lake trek: No refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure the maximum safety of travellers and will not be held responsible for any accidents during Kareri Lake trek.

    The tour operator reserves the right to alter or cancel the itinerary of the Kareri Lake trek due to any unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will be required to bear any costs arising due to such a change in the itinerary.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
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    Drop off point
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    Mode of transport
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    Start point
    Mcleodganj
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    End point
    Mcleodganj
    Time of departure
    05:30 AM
    Time of return
    06:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Total trekking time
    20 hours
    Total distance covered
    36 km
    Start point elevation
    6831 feet
    Maximum elevation
    9625 feet
    Minimum elevation
    6831 feet
    Average per day distance
    12 km
  • Kareri Lake Trek Day 1: Explore Mcleodganj

    Arrive at the hostel in Mcleodganj today afternoon. After settling in your cozy rooms, get ready to explore Mcleodganj. Head out on a drive to visit Bhagsunag waterfall, Dalai Lama Monastery and Gallu Devi Temple. You will be driven back to the hostel in the evening. Overnight in the hostel rooms.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 2: Trek to Rioti

    Today, you will begin the trek. After breakfast at the hostel, you will embark on a short drive to Kareri Village, the start point of the trek. Today's destination is the Rioti campsite.

    The trail to the campsite is filled with dense pine trees and open grassland that are beautified by many exotic birds, including the black Drongo bird. After reaching Rioti, set up tents at the campsite and make arrangements for the bonfire. Overnight in tents at Rioti.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 3: Trek to Kareri Lake

    Today, you will trek to Kareri Lake, which is only 2 hours from the Rioti campsite. After breakfast at Rioti, start ascending alongside the Nyung Nallah stream, a tributary of Kareri Lake. You will arrive at the snow-fed Kareri Lake in the afternoon. Set up camps and explore the gorgeous meadows and forests nearby the lake. In the evening, sit before the cozy bonfire and stargaze the dark skies. Overnight in tents beside the lake.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 4: Descend to Ghera, Drive to Mcleodganj

    Awake to the views of the beautiful Kareri Lake. After a refreshing breakfast, begin descending to Ghera via the forested trail. From Ghera, you will be driven back to Mcleodganj. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mcleodganj
    End point
    Mcleodganj
    Day start time
    01:00 PM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mcleodganj
    End point
    Rioti
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    9 km
    Trekking time
    5 hours

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Rioti
    End point
    Kareri Lake
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    12 km
    Trekking time
    6-7 hours

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kareri Lake
    End point
    Mcleodganj
    Day start time
    08:00 AM
    Trekking distance
    15 km
    Trekking time
    6-7 hours
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in the hostel on multi-sharing basis on Day 1
    • Accommodation in tents on twin/triple sharing basis on Day 2 and Day 3
    • Sleeping bags and mattresses
    • Travel arrangement from Mcleodganj to Mcleodganj as per the itinerary
    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3 and 4
    • Dinner on Day 1, 2 and 3
    • Tea/coffee
    • Services of an experienced guide
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements from your home city to Mcleodganj
    • Lunch
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any personal expenses such as laundry, cigarettes, tips, etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, medical evacuation, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Wind and waterproof jacket
    • Down jacket
    • Fleece jacket
    • Full sleeved shirt/t-shirt
    • Quick dry apparels
    • Trekking pants/shorts
    • Thermal inners
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Hostel accommodation
    • Tent accommodation with sleeping bags and mats
    • Toilet tents
      You need to get
    • Government-issued ID card
    • Backpack (50-60 litres) with raincover
    • Day-pack with raincover
    • Walking pole
    • Antibacterial powder
    • Sleeping bags
    • 2x Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Trekking shoes with ankle support (preferably waterproof)
    • Lunch box and spoons/forks
    • Flashlight/headlamp with spare batteries
    • Sun-cap
    • Sunglasses (with UV protection)
    • Towel
    • Camera with extra batteries
    • Raincoat/poncho
    • Gaiters
    • Personal utilities like sunscreen cream, hand sanitizer, moisturiser, antibacterial powder, toilet paper and wet wipes, toothpaste, lip balm, quick dry towel, etc.
    • Woollen cap
    • Balaclava/neck gaiters
    • Spare sandals to use at the campsite
    • Cotton/woollen socks
    • Woollen gloves
    • Synthetic waterproof gloves
    • Personal medical kit

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Kareri Lake Trek Day 1: Explore Mcleodganj

    Overnight in the hostel.

    Arrive in Mcleodganj in the afternoon. All transfers as per the itinerary in Mcleodganj is included in the package. Today's meal package includes dinner only. You will be staying at the hostel on multi-sharing basis today.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 2: Trek to Rioti

    Overnight in Rioti campsite.

    Trek to Rioti campsite. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will have to buy lunch at your own expense. Tonight you will be staying at the campsite on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mats will be provided for your comfort.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 3: Trek to Kareri Lake

    Overnight beside Kareri Lake.

    Trek to Kareri Lake. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. You will have to buy lunch at your own expense. Tonight you will stay in tents on twin/triple sharing basis. Sleeping bags and mats will be provided for your comfort.

    Kareri Lake Trek Day 4: Descend to Ghera, Drive to Mcleodganj

    Your trip ends today.

    Descend to Ghera and drive to Mcleodganj. Today's meal package included breakfast only. You will arrive in Kasol by afternoon.

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