Kareri Lake Minkaini Pass Trek

Kareri Lake Minkaini Pass

Description- The original trek through Kareri Lake, passing a 4000+ metre Dhauldhar pass towards the five high altitude lakes, eventually ending in the shepherd land of Bharmour.

 

Look out for- Kareri Lake, Lam Dal and other lakes on the Chamba side, high Pir Panjals.

 

Start Point – Ghera (N32 15.893 E76 17.094, 1306 mts), District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India

 

End Point – Dharbhala (N32 28.711 E76 17.460, 1273 mts), District Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Highest Point – Minkaini Pass (N32 20.385 E76 17.516, 4061 mts), District Kangra/Chamba, India

 

Lowest Point – Dharbhala, District Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, India

 

Difficulty Level – Easy.

 

No of days – 4-5

 

 

 

Sample Itinerary

 

Day Start Point End Point Stay Options

1 Ghera Kareri FRH Kareri, Camp Site, Village

2 Kareri Kareri Lake Camp site, temple rooms, huts

3 Kareri Lake Lam Dal Camp Site, Huts

4 Lam Dal Darkund FRH Darkund, village, camp site

5 Darkund Dharbhala Chamba/Bharmour

Trek ProfileTrek Elevation Profile

Trek Elevation Profile

 

 

Attached aside is an elevation profile of this trek. The X Axis of the graph shows the horizontal distance while the Y Axis shows the elevation. All the major waypoints on the trek have been plotted on this graph along with their elevations. The distance between waypoints along with the approximate ‘moving time’ between each waypoint has also been provided. This assumes a moderate walking pace with no stops at all.

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