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Brahmatal - a lake nestling in the depths of Uttarakhand Himalayas.

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Winter sweeps alluringly on the slopes here, making Brahmatal one of the rare Himalayan destinations available for trekking in December, January, February, and March. Pull factors are many on this trek—changing vistas, from deep and shadowy forests of oaks and rhododendrons to snow-covered meadows, lakeside camping at Bekaltal, the alpine Brahmatal lake vicinity, and a climactic vision of fabulous high peaks glittering across a brilliant sky!

Short Itinerary

Day 1-Reach at Lohajung (7,600 ft.), 210 Km drive from Rishikesh

Day 2-Lohajung (7,600 ft.) to Bekaltal (9,689 ft.)

Day 3-Bekaltal (9,689 ft.) to Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.)

Day 4-Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.) to Brahmatal Top (12,200 ft.)

Day 5-Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.) to Lohajung (7,600 ft.)

Day 6-Drive from Lohajung to Rishikesh

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Reach at Lohajung (7,600 ft.), 210 Km drive from Rishikesh

Drive to Lohajung which takes about 9-10 hours from Rishikesh with stunning views of high altitude peaks like Trishul, Maiktoli, Nanda Devi, Ghori Parvat, Nanda Khat, Hathi Parvat, and Ghori Parvat. Take a small halt at “Teen Dhara” for refreshments and capture the moment as the views here are seriously unforgettable. Lohajung serves as the beginning point and the base camp for the Brahmatal trek.

Duration:3 hours

Day 2

Lohajung (7,600 ft.) to Bekaltal (9,689 ft.)

The first day of the trek starts from Lohajung to Bekaltal which takes about 4-5 hours. Get up early in the morning, have breakfast and get ready to begin. Just beside Lohajung follow the ascending human-made stone trek. Along the way, you would encounter some startling views of the Nanda Ghunti Peak. The walk is mostly inside the jungle of the Conifer, Cedar, Oak and Fir.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 3

Bekaltal (9,689 ft.) to Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.)

Today is the day to trek to Brahmatal Lake where Lord Brahma meditated many years ago. It takes about 5-6 hours to reach Brahmatal from Bekaltal Campsite. The trail starts steeply into the Oak and Rhododendron forest which leads to the meadow of Telandi top. In the winter, you will see the meadow of Telandi turns into a vast snowfield and crossing the area, a gala of thrill.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 4

Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.) to Brahmatal Top (12,200 ft.)

Today is the most visually mesmerizing day of the entire Brahmatal trek. Get up comfortably by 07:00 AM, have breakfast and get ready to climb to the top of Brahmatal. The trek to the top of Brahmatal requires around 2½ hours of steep climbing. Along the way, it would be all ascents. We would pass through some treacherous trails at Chota Jhandidar and Bada Jhandidar.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 5

Brahmatal Lake (10,440 ft.) to Lohajung (7,600 ft.)

Today you would be leaving this pristine lap of Mother Nature. After having breakfast, start walking to Lohajung from Brahmatal followed by some steep descending trail. It takes 6-7 hours to trek down to Lohajung through thick oak and rhododendron forests once again. You will reach Lohajung in the afternoon.

Duration: 3 hours

Day 6

Drive from Lohajung to Rishikesh

Depart from Lohajung to Rishikesh Bus Station early in the morning, preferably before 06:30 AM since the journey takes 10-11 hours. Expected to reach Rishikesh by 06:00 PM.

Duration: 3 hours

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Other Information

Price Includes

  • Certified Trek Leaders
  • High-quality trekking gears (Tents, Sleeping Bags, Gaiters, Crampons, Liners, Cutlery).
  • Experienced Staff (Guides, Cooking Staff, Helpers, Porters).
  • Delicious, Hygienic & Nutritious Meals on scheduled time (Morning Tea, Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks & Dinner)
  • Adventure gears for team (Ice axe, walkie talkies, oximeter).
  • Fully equipped medial kit, oxygen and safety equipment.
  • All forest permits and camping charges.

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance and other emergencies.
  • All Meals from Kathgodam-Lohajung & Lohajung-Kathgodam
  • Mules (A Hybrid Animal) to carry personal luggage Single room accommodations.
  • Hard Drinks (This also includes undistilled fermented beverages).
  • Photography accessories like cameras etc.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are "from", per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children (under the age of 12) sharing, and include all taxes. Day touring as per the itinerary.

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4.3 Excellent
  1. This was my 2nd experience with them. It was educational, benefitial, reflective, fun, interesting, friendly, disciplined .. Considering the fact that it was in the remote hills, yet The Mountain Trekker provided such splendid facilities, I'll add luxurious.

  2. Sumit was awesome, awesome being an understatement. He not only was informative regarding the trees, environment, birds, mountains, trails, Gaia, local language, rock climbing

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