KERARI LAKE TREK .. a trek you must enjoy once in your life time… Kareri Lake is one of the  most beautiful high altitude lakes of the Dhoula Dhar Mountain...

 KERARI LAKE TREK .. a trek you must enjoy once in your life time…

camping and trekking to Kerari lake, Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh

Trekking to Kerari lake

Kareri Lake is one of the  most beautiful high altitude lakes of the Dhoula Dhar Mountain in the Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh.  A trek to Kerari lake offers you a  mesmerizing views of the mighty Himalayas.   One can start this trek by reaching at Dharamshala, which is very well connected by Air; road as well as by Rail.  The nearest airport is situated at Gaggal, which is located at a distance of 13 km from the city center. There are buses and taxis available from the airport to reach the city.

By overnight train journey one can reach Dharamshala easily. The nearest major railway station is at Pathankot, 85 kilometers away. There are numerous trains that go to Jammu and Kashmir that stop by in Pathankot. You can take a taxi or bus from Pathankot to reach Dharamshala.  HRTC buses take usually three to three and a half hour to reach Dharamshala.

By road Dharamshal can be approached from Delhi / Chandigarh /Amritsar as lot of HRTC buses ply daily morning as well as in the night. The HRTC bus service remains the main mode of transport in the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh .  You  also have an option of HRTC online booking, where you can book your tickets online without having to go to the reservation office.

Once you reach Dharamshala you have the option to stay in hotel / guest house / Home stay / Camp as per your budget.  There are lot of hotels in Dharamshala as well as in Mecleodganj.  Lake treks are fun. It is  very interesting. What is more interesting is that you get to stay in the mountains /forest in tents /rest house. This is fun if it is well planned. There is trek, the visit to lake, and the rest house stay in forest. Apart from that there is nothing fancy or anything. So, plan accordingly. Some of the positives of this trek are that it is pretty cheap, easy-moderate level difficulty, safe path to trek and travel solo, very beautiful, and mesmerizing. Kerari trek  is a nice trek to take and enjoy with your friends.  Kareri Lake was such an amazing location. The entire trek was a great experience – lush green hills and the lake amidst the trek will be  an incredible experience.   If you were looking for a short trek in Himachal, then Kareri Lake trek is best for you and your friends..

best trek of dharamshala, Himachal

Trek to Kerari lake, Himachal Pradesh

The best time to go for the Kareri Lake Trek is during the month of May to July, September to November when the weather remains quite suitable for the trekkers. The temperature may drop to 8° C during the May – October (July & August might face rain).   The Kareri lake trek is considered as an easy to moderate trek with a mix of steep and gradual ascent, mostly through villages. The trek is not very difficult, but the final summit is tricky and requires climbing in deep snow. But for that, you need to prepare yourself. For this, you can start jogging  as well as walking every day  for some time to keep yourself fit before you undertake this trek.

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