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Chamera Lake

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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The lake is around 35km from Dalhousie and if you like boating then this is a good choice. There is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Navi Mumbai, India
Good Spot for Sightseeing

Good Spot for sightseeing near Dalhausie. Boating facility is also available in the Dam. View is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Dalhousie, India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best lakes such an altitude. However please can be maintained in a better way. Lakes had lots of debris from flash flood we should have been cleaned. Please buy your tickets carefully as they won't be refunded. Overall ok ok place.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chirag S
Reviewed 2 days ago

The lake is around 35km from Dalhousie and if you like boating then this is a good choice. There is only one company which provides boating facility with an option of 30 min and 1 hr. The rates are on higher side with Rs250 per...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ravikanthmusti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Spot for sightseeing near Dalhausie. Boating facility is also available in the Dam. View is also good from here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sujitc75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though the way to reach Chamekra lake is long, but trust me you will be rewarded once you boat here. There are two boat rides here. 30 mins and 50 mins. I took the 30 mins ride, and now regret why i didn't take the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Ankosh L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurants near the lake is open during season only but you can enjoy boating and roadside Maggi and other snacks anytime. Great view around the lake and must visit when in Dulhousie.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RK2310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place. Boating is also very safe here ... With well maintained boats, trained staff n mandatory use of life jackets.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank U_P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a small motorboat ride for 30 mins charging 350 rs per person. Its worth an experience. Its amidst mountains so looks beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neelima K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awsome place. Lake views are awsome. Boating is must here. Its completely safe with life jackets. Nice place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AmarJ186
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In bearible cold wether surrounded by snow clad hills and plenty of green environment and a huge water body , you can not ask for any thing more in life . You can go for picnic with friends and enjoy boating . Tasty street food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AmolakRattanK
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Basically a dam, the lake is similar like any of its kind. People enjoy boating there. But during our visit the lake was full of wooden logs and was not navigable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rupa25
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Abhijeet A
October 3, 2018|
Response from Tuhin2011 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There is a dam and an entry fees, but not INR 2500, small amount, I don't remember the exact figure.
Abhijeet A
October 3, 2018|
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Response from ksgrover | Reviewed this property |
no he is cheating u on this one....its just the boat charges which u have to pay at the site
May 29, 2018|
Response from Jigs S | Reviewed this property |
It would be cloudy with thunderstorm and rain. Temperature would be around 25 to 30 degrees in day and 10 to 15 degrees in night.
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Dalhousie and Dharamshala Itinerary-Feb,2015 (15 Replies)
Hi I am visiting Dharamshala on 11th-Feb-2015 and will be there till 16th-Feb. I have prepared below itinerary. ============================================================ 11-Feb-15-Reach dharamshala by 1pm and board taxi to reach khajjiar Reach khajjiar and take rest Hotel Devdar 12-Feb-15-Leave khajjiar at arnd 11 Dainkund trekking and Kalatop wildlife sanctuary Reach Dalhousie Hotel Dalhousie heights 13-Feb-15-Leave for Chamera lake and boating. Local sight seeing in...More
February 05, 2015|
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''11-Feb-15-Reach dharamshala by 1pm and board taxi to reach khajjiar'' The starting point should be either Pathankot or Dalhousie. However, Khajjiar would be dicey in Feb. The road often closed in snow, which doesn't clear immediately, it remains closed for weeks. So, if someone get stuck after reaching Khajjiar, He has to detour a lot to back to Dalhousie.
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2. Re: Would like to visit Dalhousie between 25-27-Dec-14 today, 17:57 I am planning a visit to Himachal Dec 2014. My iteneary is as follows: 7th Dec- Amritsar sight seeing 8th - Amritsar to Dalhousie (ASR to PTK by train and then taxi) Reaching Dalhousie by afternoon. Visit Chamera lake, Daini kund and local sight seeing 9th Khazzar and Kalatop night at dalhousie 10th Dalhousie to kangra by toy train. By afternoon reach Kangra evening KGMR 11th tour to palampur- chint purni...More
November 20, 2014|
Response fromTapanKalsariya|
You are arriving Dalhousie about afternoon so it is only possible to having local sight seeing like Gandhi chowk, Subhash chowk,church etc. Chamera lake is about 35 km and Dainkund is about 20 km from Dalhousie so skip these places and you can enjoy it on another occasion. Next day planning is perfect. First visit kalatop then Khajjiar. My personal advice is go to the kalatop is worth with vehicle only because its about 3 km from Lakkadmandi checkpost. If you have decided to go by...More