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 2934 metres above the sea level. Kareri lake is best known for being a trekking destination in the Dhauladhars.
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.
To reach kareri lake, You need to Trek for about 13 kms from the Kareri Village. It is about one day trek from Kareri Village to kareri lake. You need to set up the camp at lake & come back in the next day. Normally trekkers go to Minkiani Pass after kareri lake trek which is further away from the lake.