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Brahmatal Trek, Uttarakhand 2023

Lohajung, Kuling Road, Kuling, Uttarakhand, India
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Brahmatal Trek, Uttarakhand 2023

Lohajung, Kuling Road, Kuling, Uttarakhand, India
Not Rated
Duration

6 Days 5 Nights

Cancellation

No Cancellation

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Hindi

Brahmatal Trek in winter is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for trekkers and nature enthusiasts. Moreover, it offers an unforgettable journey through an icy paradise and the chance to witness the majesty of the Himalayas.

Brahmatal Trek is a mesmerizing adventure that takes you through the pristine snow-covered landscapes of the Indian Himalayas. Located in the Chamoli district, this trek is a winter wonderland, offering a unique and challenging experience for trekkers. With 3,840 meters above sea level, the Brahmatal Lake is the reason behind the trek’s name. 

Trekkers and nature enthusiasts flock to this famous trek for its captivating views, snow-covered landscapes, and the opportunity to witness the mighty Himalayan peaks. The trek spans 28 kilometers, typically requiring 5 days and 6 nights to complete, and adventurers best experience it between December and March.

In winter, the Brahmatal Trek transforms into a mystical beauty, and thick layers of snow completely cover the entire region. Trekkers can anticipate seeing huge stretches of white wilderness, frozen mountain lakes, and dense forests of oak and rhododendron trees. Brahmatal Lake, a frozen lake with a glistening clarity that gives off breathtaking reflections of the surrounding peaks, is one of the trek’s highlights. 

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The trek offers panoramic views of some of the most famous Himalayan peaks, including Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, and Chaukhamba, among others. Furthermore, trekkers also get to experience the local culture and traditional architecture of houses and temples as they pass through small villages and interact with the friendly inhabitants.

Quick Facts:

Region: Uttrakhand

Start/ End Point of the Trek: Lohajung, Chamoli

Duration: 6D/5N

Trek Height: 12,250 feet 

Trek Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate 

Brahmatal Trek Temperature:  Day: (7°C to 15°C) and Night: (0°C to -6°C)  

Best Time to do Brahmatal Trek: December to March

How to Reach?

By Road- 

Furthermore, Rishikesh/Dehradun has well-established road connections to various major cities such as Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, and other cities across India.

By Train-

Rishikesh/Dehradun has its own railway station with a well-connected railway network, having connectivity with Delhi, Chandigarh, and other major cities.

By Air- 

The nearest airport is Jolly Grant Airport (Dehradun Airport), serving both Rishikesh and Dehradun. Additionally, it’s worth noting that you can also get direct flights to Jolly Grant Airport from major cities such as Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Chennai.

Other treks:

Kedarkanta Trek

Hampta Snow Valley Trek

Highlights

  • Experience the winter wonderland, with pristine white snow creating a magical atmosphere. Savour breathtaking panoramas of some of the magnificent Himalayan peaks, such as Chaukhamba, Trishul, Nanda Ghunti, and others.
  • Take this less crowded trek compared to some other popular Himalayan treks, offering a sense of solitude and adventure for those seeking a quieter experience.
  • The trek leads to the stunning, frozen Brahmatal Lake, a high-altitude lake surrounded by mountains covered with snow, creating a breathtaking sight.
  • Pass through dense forests on trek, where you can encounter a variety of flora and fauna. Keep an eye out for Himalayan wildlife such as birds and other small animals.
  • Spend your nights in scenic campsites along the trek route, each offering unique vistas. Watch the clear skies of the Himalayas giving you incredible stargazing opportunities and witness a sky full of stars and constellations.
  • Grab endless opportunities to capture stunning landscapes, snowy trails, night sky, and the play of light and shadow.

Day 1: Rishikesh/Dehradun to Lohajung


  • Arrive in Rishikesh/Dehradun, which can be reached by road from Delhi or other major cities in North India.

  • Depart from Rishikesh/Dehradun and take a scenic road journey towards Lohajung. 

  • The road journey to Lohajung can take around 10-12 hours.

  • Check into your guesthouse, and enjoy a peaceful evening in the serene Himalayan village.

  • Acclimatize to the altitude and prepare yourselves for the trek tomorrow.

Day 2: Lohajung to Gujrani Campsite


  • Start your trek from Lohajung, which is your base camp for the Brahmatal Trek. 

  • Continue your trek through lush forests and terraced fields.

  • Enjoy the tranquility of the remote Himalayan villages on the trail.

  • Resume your trek through beautiful rhododendron forests and meadows.

  • It’s a 6km long trek which takes around 4-5 hrs of trekking.

  • Arrive at Gujrani, a serene campsite nestled in the wilderness. 

  • Gujrani offers fantastic views of the surrounding mountains and is an ideal location for birdwatching.

  • Relish the pristine natural surroundings.

  • Reach your campsite, rest, relax, and prepare for the upcoming day of the trek.

Day 3: Gujrani Campsite to Tilandi via Bekaltal Lake


  • Trekking from Gujrani Campsite to Tilandi via Bekaltal Lake is the highlight of the Brahmatal Trek as it’s a beautiful segment of the entire trek.

  • Start your trek from Gujrani Campsite and make your way towards Bekaltal Lake. 

  • The trail passes through dense forests and meadows, offering opportunities for birdwatching and enjoying the serene environment.

  • Arrive at Bekaltal Lake, a clear and picturesque lake surrounded by oak and rhododendron trees.

  • Explore the picturesque Bekaltal Lake.

  • Resume your trek, leaving Bekaltal Lake behind, as you ascend towards Tilandi, which is a scenic campsite.

  • Arrive in your tents and get ready to rest after the 7 km of trekking on day 3. 

  • After dinner, enjoy the tranquil atmosphere in the midst of nature.

  • Rest well, as the next day you will be heading towards the summit.

Day 4: Tilandi to Brahmatal Lake and Brahmatal Peak and back to Tilandi


  • Start your day very early, ideally before sunrise, to maximize daylight hours.

  • Begin your trek from Tilandi towards Brahmatal Lake.

  • The trail is 9 km long and involves a steep ascent as you head towards the lake, passing through snow-covered terrain.

  • Reach Brahmatal Lake, a stunning frozen lake, and take some time to enjoy the surroundings.

  • From the lake, you'll get a fantastic view of the Brahmatal Peak.

  • Continue your ascent towards Brahmatal Peak, which involves a challenging climb.

  • The peak offers breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Trishul and Nanda Ghunti.

  • Take in all the mesmerizing views of the peak and snap as many memories as you can.

  • Start your descent from Brahmatal Peak back to Brahmatal Lake.

  • From there, begin your return journey to Tilandi.

  • Arrive back at the campsite in Tilandi, ideally before nightfall.

  • Rest in your tents, and reflect on the adventurous day you've had.

Day 5: Tilandi to Lohajung via Daldum


  • Day 5 is a 9 km long descent which will take 5-6 hours.

  • Start your trek from Tilandi towards Daldum.

  • The trail initially involves descending from Tilandi and then ascending towards Daldum.

  • Reach Daldum, a beautiful high-altitude meadow with fantastic views of the surrounding mountains.

  • Take some time to rest and enjoy the scenery.

  • Continue your descent from Daldum as you make your way towards Lohajung. 

  • As you approach Lohajung, you'll notice the terrain becoming more forested and the surroundings changing.

  • Keep a steady pace as you head back to the base camp.

  • Arrive in Lohajung and check in your guesthouse.

  • You can relax and celebrate the successful completion of your trek.

Day 6: Lohajung to Rishikesh/Dehradun


  • Check out from your accommodation in Lohajung and prepare for a long day of travel. 

  • Start your journey by road from Lohajung which can take around 10-12 hours. 

  • Continue your road trip, taking in the scenic views as you descend from the Himalayas to the plains.

  • The drive will take you through picturesque landscapes and winding mountain roads.

  • Arrive in Rishikesh or Dehradun by 6 pm in the evening.

  • Say goodbye to your fellow trekkers and the winter adventure!

  • Trek Certificate.
  • Food per the trek's menu (Day 1 Dinner to Day 6 Tea)
  • Accommodation from the first day to the last Day on a Triple/Quad sharing basis (Guest house, home stay, Camping).
  • Trek equipment (Sleeping bag, mattress, Kitchen & camp; dining tent, crampon, micro spikes, utensils).
  • Forest permits and camping fees.
  • Trek guide, cook, and support staff.
  • First aid medical kit, oxygen cylinder and UIAA-certified safety equipment.
  • Any sort of private expenses.
  • Extra food from mentioned above.
  • Unpredicted handling expenses as a result of weather disruption, landslides, and political upheaval.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions.

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5 Nights 6 Days

Moderate Treks

Activity's Location

Lohajung, Kuling Road, Kuling, Uttarakhand, India

What is the best time to visit?

The best time to do the Brahmatal trek in India is during the winter months, typically from December to March.

What’s the difficulty level of the trek?

The trek is easy to moderate, so there is nothing extremely dangerous to be concerned about. While it is not the most challenging trek in the Indian Himalayas, it still requires a reasonable level of fitness as you will be ascending and descending through various terrains.

Can we rent equipment for the trek?

Himtrek does provide easy accessibility to almost all types of equipment required for the trek on a rental basis with reasonable prices and extremely good quality. The equipment can be arranged on prior notice.

How is the weather during the trek?

The Brahmatal trek is typically done in the winter months, which means you can expect cold and snowy conditions. Sub-zero temperatures are to be anticipated, particularly at night.

What is the trek height and trek distance?

This is a 28 km long trek. The highest point of the trek is Brahmatal itself, and its altitude is approximately 12,250 feet (around 3,734 meters) above sea level.

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