Kareri Lake Trek is located at an elevation of about 2,950 meters in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh. It is a perfect weekend getaway if you want to switch off from your monotonous routine and get close to nature.

Surrounded by mountains and alpine trees, the Kareri Lake Trek is formed by the flow of the water bodies from by the Minkiani peak. The trek to Kareri Lake Trek is one of the most scenic alpine treks in Himachal Pradesh that goes to several gushing streams and passes through green meadows. You will come across artistic shepherd villages that have a charm of their own. Other attractions are the Lord Shiva temple which is worth a visit. The trail to Kareri Lake Trek will definitely interest you if you're interested in bird watching as there are various species of birds to look out for. So be ready with your cameras for that perfect capture. The forests here are a mix of pines and shrubs which act as a perfect hiding for some exclusive birds.

The next half of the trail is a rocky grassland along with Nyund nallah. You will be facing a huge variety of terrains on this trek, ranging from straight roads to river crossings over wooden bridges, and steep ascents. After arriving at the lake, spend some time clicking pictures there, before spending another amazing night in tents at the lake.


Basic information :

  • Dificulty - Easy
  • Duration - 3 Days
  • Max Altitude : 9,650ft/2,950m
  • Base Camp - Kareri Village
  • Best time to visit - Round the year
  • Trek type - One way. The trek starts and ends at Kareri Village

 Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Dharamshala to Liyoti via Kareri Village
  • Day 02: Liyoti to Kareri Lake Trek
  • Day 03: Kareri Lake Trek to Kareri Village and drive to Dharamshala
    Note:- On Day 3, you’ll reach Dharamshala by 5:30 pm. You can book your travel any time after 6:00 pm.

Cost :

  •  Dharamshala to  Dharamshala: 4499/-
  • Delhi to Delhi: : 7499/-

Note : Please keep a buffer day for your retrun journey .

Available Batches:


2 Nights 3 Days Available on request McLeod Ganj, Himachal Pradesh

Day1:- Dharamshala to Liyoti via Kareri Village:

Pick up will be arranged from Dharamshala at 10:00 in the morning from where we'll drive to Kareri village which will approximately be a 2-hour drive. After reaching, your trek leader will brief you about the trek to Liyoti. You can keep your extra luggage at Kareri Villageso that there is no extra load to carry ahead. It is approximately a 6km trek which passes through forest and grassland which is mostly an uphill climb. You will be provided with pack lunch on the way and hot lunch will be served at the campsite. We will be camping at the riverside for the night, where you'll be served evening snacks and dinner.

Day2:- Liyoti to Kareri Lake Trek:

On the second day of the trek, you will be moving to the Kareri Lake Trek which is approximately at a height of 10,800 ft. Hot breakfast will be served along with tea before you start your trek. This route will take 4-5 hours as it has some steep climbs. You will walk through some Oak, Pine and Rhododendron trees on your way to Liyoti. The trail passes along the river which you will cross a number of times. When you reach the lakeside, enjoy the view and the stunning beauty that of the Dhauladhar range. We'll be camping here for tonight and your dinner will be served at your campsite.

Day3:- Kareri Lake Trek to Kareri Village and drive to Dharmshala :

After having your breakfast, spend some time exploring areas around Kareri Lake Trek and then Back to Kareri Village (Breakfast, Lunch) and drive to Dharmshala


  • Meals will be all veg Hot and delicious food will be served at Breakfast and Dinner.
  • During trek packed food will be provided.
  • On Day 1- Lunch to Day 3- Breakfast only. 
  • Forest Permits/Camping Charges, if any (Up to the amount charged for Indian nationals)
  • Tented accommodation throughout the trek and guest houses 
  • Rent for camping equipment.
  • Stay will be in tents on sharing basis i.e Double Sharing/ Triple Sharing
  • Sleeping Bags and other necessities will be provided


  • Personal expenses. 
  • Insurance. 
  • Any Airfare / Rail fare. 
  • Other meals not mentioned in package inclusions 
  • Parking and monument entry fees during sightseeing. 
  • Additional accommodation. 
  • Extra luggage. 
  • Applicable GST
  • Charges apply to all exclusive activities. 

Things to Carry:

  • Woolen Sweater (carry 5 layers during winter trek)
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Padded Jacket 
  • T-shirts (3)
  • Trekking pants (2)
  • Undergarments (4 pair) 
  • Suncap
  • Woolen Cap
  • Neckwarmer
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves 
  • Socks (both cotton and woolen)
  • Poncho 
  • Headlamp/torch
  • Trekking pole
  • Medical Kit.

Payment Details :

UPI ID : 7387523876@upi

Net banking :

    Bank name - HDFC BANK 
    ACC No.- 50100308491863
    IFSC code- HDFC0002501
    ACC No.- 0530001500002688
    IFSC code- PUNB0053000

Please send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp 8850043643 for confirmation , we will then share a form for final booking procedure .

Cancellation Policy:

  • 100% amount to be paid in advance to book the trip.
  • If the booking is canceled 30 days or before the event date then 50% of the booking amount will be refunded.
  • If the booking is canceled 30 days before the event date then no refunds will be given.
  • No show = No refund.


  • Seats will be reserved only after full payment.
  • Detailed schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants on WhatsApp group.
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule if required.
  • Organizers hold the rights to cancel any event and refund with prior notice.
  • We strictly follow no alcohol, no drugs and no litter policy.

Contact details :

Mrunali - 8591837526  | Nitin - 7387523876 

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Pickup point
McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map