Kareri Lake Excursion
Fri, Apr 03, 2015, 12:30 AM - Mon, Apr 06, 2015, 12:30 PM
Organiser : Fireflies Backpacking
Manali - Himachal Pradesh
Kareri Lake is a high altitude, shallow, fresh water lake south of the Dhauladhar range approximately 9 km North West of Dharamsala in Kangra district, Himachal Pradesh. Kareri surface at 2934 metres and Minkiani Pass(13944 ft) at above the sea level. Kareri lake is best known for being a trekking destination in the Snow melting from the Dhauladhar range serves as the source of the lake and a stream, Nyund is the outflow. Since the source is fresh melting snow and the lake is shallow, water visibility is very high and in most places, the lake bed can be seen. Kareri Lake is named after the nearby gaddi village of Kareri, situated 9 km south east of the lake.Kareri Lake is not connected by a road. The closest roadhead is at Ghera, a village near Dharamshala. From Ghera, a hiking trail leads to Kareri village, which is 3 km from Ghera. Another hiking trail of 13 km from Kareri leads to the lake. Most of this trail is along the Nyund stream right up to the lake.