Frozen Kareri Lake Trek


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McLeodganj-Kareri Village-Riyoti Camp-Kareri Lake


7 Days & 6 Nights

Frozen Kareri Lake Trek


  • Grade: Easy to Moderate
  • Maximum Altitude: 10,500 ft.
  • Approx. trekking: 39 km.
  • Short, Serene & Beautiful Trek
  • Village, Riverside & Lakeside Camps!
  • Great for Beginners & Experienced Trekkers
  • Best time: May to October


Kareri is a high altitude, fresh water lake of the Dhauladhar range of Himachal Pradesh. It lies to the South of Dharamshala in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh with an altitude of approximately 3200 mtrs (10,500 feet.)
Main source of the Lake is the melting snow of the Dhauladhar range, hence the water visibility in the Lake is very high. The Lake remains frozen from early December to April. Kareri Lake also serves as the base for the further treks for Chamba and Bharmour through Minkiani Pass.

Kareri Lake trek starts from  McLeodganj (A famous hill station of Dharamshala). First day of the trek leads us to the village of Kareri which about 13 kms trek from McLeodganj. Kareri Lake is named after this nearby gaddi village. Kareri lake is further 13 kms Uphill to the Kareri Village. Trekking trail is easy to moderate at some places that goes along with the Nyund (Liund) Stream of the Kareri Lake. We camp at Riyoti (Liyoti) next to the creek on one of the days. Trekking route is quite serene with the Rhododenderon flowers (State Flower of Himachal Pradesh) embarking there beauty all along the trail.

DAY 1 - Arrival at delhi

On Arrival at Delhi

Our representative will welcome you at the airport and will escort you to your pre decided hotel

Day is at your disposal you can explore the local market, and narrow lanes of Delhi 

Overnight stay in the hotel

What’s included:- Breakfast, and Accommodation.

DAY 2 - Delhi sightseeing

Today Post breakfast

We will proceed for a guided tour of new Delhi and old Delhi that includes Qutab Minar, India Gate,  Humayun tomb, Jama masjid drive past throught the presidents house, parliament house and secretariat buildings, Raj ghat the cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi,  and drive past red fort.

Also experience Modern metro transport System as well as the Traditional cycle rickshaw in the busy street of Chandni Chowk.

later in the evening take an overnight bus to Mcleodganj.

Whats Includes:- breakfast,local guide, sightseeing, transfer

DAY 3 - Mcleodganj

On arrival at Mcleodganj you will be transferred to hotel.

Mcleodganj home of the Dalai Lama. This eclectic town is great to explore by foot…checkout local markets, Tibetan monasteries and restaurants, laid-back cafes, etc.

Overnight stay at hotel.

What’s Included:- local sightseeing, Hotel


DAY 4 - Mcleodganj to Kareri Village

We meet at McLeodganj Main Square at around 9 am in the morning. After a quick tea and meet up with everyone, we greet everyone, pass on quick instructions and start our trek to Kareri Village. Kareri Village is an easy walk at mostly level surface. It will take us around 5 hours to reach the village through beautiful mountain and village trails. Bonfire and Dinner at the village campsite.

Whats Included:- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation(Camping)

DAY 5 - Kareri village to Riyoti camp

Second day of our trek and we start our trek from Kareri village campsite. Its a easy to moderate trek of around 4-5 hours with some parts being steep in ascent. Through Oak forest we will reach Riyoti (Liyoti) campsite next to beautiful Liund stream which rises from the Lake itself.

What’s Included:- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,  Accommodation(Camping)

DAY 6 - Climb to Kareri Lake

 After breakfast, we start our trek to the Kareri Lake. Kareri Lake is a beautiful mountain lake in the Dhauladhar Himalayas at the base of Minkiani Pass. We enjoy the beauty of the lake. The lake is frozen till April and partly frozen in May. The trail is green in Monsoon months.

What’s Included:- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accommodation(Camping)

DAY 7 - Kareri lake to Kareri village to Mcleodganj

This is our last day of the amazing trek. After Breakfast, we trek back to the village. On reaching Village, we have our lunch and we drive back to McLeodganj. This will mark the end of a short, adventurous and rejuvenating trek only to keep the memories going of this amazing trek to the Kareri Lake. 

What’s Included:- Breakfast.


  • Accommodation(Hotel and Camping) on twin sharing basis. 
  • Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary.
  • Trek equipments (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & dinning, crampon, utensils, tent).
  • All necessary permits and entry fees.
  • First aid medical kits.
  • Mountaineering qualified & professional trek Leader, guide and
  • Support staff. 


  • Air fares 
  • Visa charges
  • Any kind of Insurance
  • Items of personal nature viz. telephone calls, drinks, laundry bills, lunch etc.
  • Tips (for guides, drivers etc)
  • Anything not mentioned under the heads of inclusion.
  • Mules or porter to carry personal luggage

Call us on the Below number to make an inquire

+91 98-16-220841


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