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  1. Kareri Lake

    2 Days / 1 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Dhaualadhars, are themselves a mountain range quite apart from any other mountain range in the Himalayas. It is the outer most part of Himalayas. The rock faces of this granite range are so sharply cut that they fail to hold snow for long as a result you see snow in the gullies and on top. During the trek we walk through some Gaddi tribal villages. Gaddi is a semi nomadic shepherd tribe whose main occupation is agriculture and rearing of sheep and goat. The gaddi shepherds spend the whole summer on the mountains and during winter come back to the plains of Kangra with their flock of sheep and goat.

    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. Its surface is 3000 metres above the sea level. 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. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Kareri lake.

      

    Every Saturday Departure

    August 2018 to June 2019

    Activity Facts:

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek

    Kareri Lake

    Trek Duration

    2 Days

    Grade

    Easy to Moderate

    Max. Altitude

    3000 M

     

    SKETCH ITINERARY- 02DAYS

     

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Meals

           1.

    Arrive Gaggal Chowk. Transfer to the Snow Monk Camp at Salli village. Breakfast & transfer to Nolli village and start trekking to Kareri Lake (8kms / 5Hrs)

    Breakfast, packed Lunch, Tea snacks, soup, dinner

            2.

    Trek down to Snow Monk Base camp. Lunch at the base camp. Transfer to Gaggal for boarding Volvo back to Delhi(12kms / 6Hrs)

    Breakfast, Lunch

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  3. Kareri Lake

    3 Days / 2 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Though Kareri Lake is the source of Nyund stream, at an elevation of about 3,000 meters it can also be accessed by a new route via the Khauli valley. The Lake lies below the Minkiani Peak. The trek, one of the most stunning alpine treks, can also be reached following the Khauli River. The trek crosses several streams, through lush green meadows and thick forest home to numerous Himalayan birds and animal species. Lord Shiva temple overlooking the lake is a main attraction. This trek route to Kareri Lake originates from Salli village and follows Khauli River. This is a rarely visited route and is pristine free from all trekkers. One treks from Salli village to Daled Camp staying overnight at the camp. The next day’s climb takes ones over the eastern ridge and approaches the Kareri lake. It will be a full days trek descending back to Daled camp. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Kareri lake.

      

    Every Saturday Departure

    August 2018 to June 2019

    Activity Facts:

    Region

    Dhauladhar  Himalaya

    Trek

    Kareri Lake

    Trek Duration

    3 Days

    Grade

    Easy to Moderate

    Max. Altitude

    3000 M

     

    ITINERARY

     

    Day

    Day Wise Itinerary

    Meals

           1.

    Arrive  Snow Monk Camp at Salli village. Breakfast & and start trekking to Daled (10kms / 5Hrs)

    Breakfast, packed Lunch, Tea snacks, soup, dinner

            2.

    Day Climb to Kareri Lake. Overnight in Daled

    Breakfast, packed Lunch, Tea snacks, soup, dinner

            3.

    Trek down to Snow Monk Base camp. Lunch at the base camp. Transfer to Gaggal for boarding Volvo back to Delhi(12kms / 6Hrs)

    Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 01: TREK FROM SALLI VILLAGE TO DALED CAMP (2850M) 10 Kms/5 Hrs.

     

    >Post breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I

    >Arrive around lunch time. Daled camp offers one of the most spectacular views of the Dhauladher Himalayan range.

    >Rasna/ Lemonade on arrival to be served

    >Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    >Overnight in tents

    (MEALS:  BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER)

     

    DAY 02: CLIMB TO KARERI LAKE (3300M) 6KMS RETURN TREK

    >Post breakfast, Height gain day to Kareri Lake. Great spectacular views of the Dhauladhar snow mountains from the top

    >Return back to the camp around lunch time

    >Evening at leisure

    >Soup time followed by dinner  and campfire

    >Overnight in Camp 

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

     

     

    DAY 03: TREK DOWN TO THE BASE CAMP AT VILLAGE SALLI (06 Hrs)

     

    >Post breakfast, departure for trek to Base Camp

    >Visit the Salli market enroute

    >Arrive Snow Monk Camp around lunch time

    MEALS- Breakfast, Lunch

     

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  5. Kareri Lake

    6 Days / 5 Nights

    Under Rs 2,000

    Per person per night

    Though Kareri Lake is the source of Nyund stream, at an elevation of about 3,000 meters it can also be accessed by a new route via the Khauli valley. The Lake lies below the Minkiani Peak. The trek, one of the most stunning alpine treks, can also be reached following the Khauli River. The trek crosses several streams, through lush green meadows and thick forest home to numerous Himalayan birds and animal species. Lord Shiva temple overlooking the lake is a main attraction. This trek route to Kareri Lake originates from Salli village and follows Khauli River. This is a rarely visited route and is pristine free from all trekkers. One treks from Salli village to Daled Camp staying overnight at the camp. The next day’s climb takes ones over the eastern ridge and approaches the Kareri lake. It will be a full days trek descending back to Daled camp. The new latest and shortest route for the trek starts from Salli village and one can use Snow Monk Camp as the base. Snow Monk camp offers modern washrooms and toilets and delicious meals. It makes all the sense to use it as a base for treks such as Kareri lake.

      

    SKETCH ITINERARY

     DAY

    DAY WISE ITINERTARY

    DISTANCE

    1

    Arrive Salli village at Snow Monk Camp & Acclimatization Day Around Salli Village / Adventure Activities

    90Kms/3hrs

    2

    Trek to Camp I at Handi Forest

    06kms/04hrs

    3

    Trek To Camp 2 At Daled/ Rehla Camp

    5KMS/ 3 HRS

    4

    Climb To Kareri Lake (3300m)

    6 Kms Return / 7Hrs

    5

    Trek Down To The Base Camp at Village Salli

    06kms/04hrs

    6

    Check Out for Onward Destination

     

     

    DETAILED ITINERARY

    6 Days/ 5 Nights

     

    DAY 1  ARRIVE SALLI VILLAGE AT SNOW MONK BASE CAMP & ACCLIMATIZATION DAY AROUND SALLI

           (1850M - BASE CAMP)

           

           > Arrive Salli Base Camp (1850M) by Lunch time.
           > Check into camp site.
           > Post lunch – acclimatization walk to nearby villages
           > Evening tea with snack
           > We prepare our rucksacks for the trek
           > Dinner and overnight in camp on sharing basis
           > Soup with Karaoke Music

     

    (MEALS:  LUNCH, EVE TEA WITH SNACK, SOUP, DINNER)

    Day 2 TREK TO CAMP 1 AT HANDI FOREST (2300M)

            

           > Post breakfast, departure for trek to Camp I
           > Arrive around lunch time
           > Evening to explore the beautiful forest around
           > Soup time followed by dinner
           > Overnight in tents

    (MEALS:  LUNCH, EVE TEA WITH SNACK, SOUP, DINNER)

     

    Day 3  TREK TO CAMP 2 AT DALED/ REHLA CAMP (2850M)

               

              > Post breakfast, departure for trek to Camp 2
              > Arrive around lunch time. The camp offers one of the most spectacular views of the Dhauladher Himalayan range.
              > Evening to explore the beautiful landscape
              > Soup time followed by dinner
              > Overnight in tents (MEALS: LUNCH, EVE TEA WITH SNACK, SOUP, DINNER)

    Day 4 CLIMB TO KARERI LAKE (3200M)

              > Post breakfast, Height gain day to Kareri Lake. Great spectacular views of the Dhauladhar snow mountains from the top with packed lunch
              > Evening at leisure
              > Soup time followed by dinner
              > Overnight in Camp

    (MEALS:  PACKED LUNCH, EVE TEA WITH SNACK, SOUP, DINNER)

    Day 5  TREK DOWN TO THE BASE CAMP AT VILLAGE SALLI

             

            > Post breakfast, departure for trek to Base Camp
            > Arrive base camp around lunch time
            > Evening at leisure
            > Soup time followed by dinner
            > Overnight in tents

    (MEALS:  LUNCH, EVE TEA WITH SNACK, SOUP, DINNER)

     

    DAY 6  CHECK OUT FROM BASE CAMP FOR ONWARD DESTINATION

    (MEALS: BREAKFAST)

     

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