Brahmatal

Brahmatal Trek: exploring the mythical Lake and snow covered peaks

INTRODUCTION

Brahmatal is a beautiful snowy destination located in Uttarakhand. Brahmatal Trek is known for its Majestic snow capped mountains andย  panoramic vistas surrounded by gorgeous Himalayas.ย  Brahmatal Trek is recognised for Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda Ghunti. The place offers you beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous meadows. Brahmatal is also famous for Skiing and Hiking. Brahmatal has scenic lush green grassland. Experience Walking on the snow in your entire Brahmatal trekking. Brahmatal trek is a very popular tourist destination in uttarakhand Himalayas for snow hiking.

 

General information

 

  • Brahmatal Trek requires a maximum 6 days of journey for a comfortable trek.
  • The trek is categorized into easy to moderate levels.
  • Maximum altitude of Brahmatal is about 12,200 Ft. (3734 meters).ย 
  • The entire trek covers a distance of 24 Kms.
  • The trek starts from the base camp in Lohajung.

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1ย 

 

  • Rishikesh to Lohajung Driveย 
  • Total distance 260 kmย 
  • Duration of the entire journey 10-11 hr
  • You can explore beautiful rivers including Pindar andย  Alaknanda river.
  • Sightseeing settlements of Karnaprayag and Tharali during your srivie through from Rishikesh to Lohajung.

 

Day 2ย 

 

  • Brahmatal Trek begins from Lohajung base camp upto Gujrani.ย 
  • Total distance 4.5 km
  • Duration of the entire trekking is 5 hrs
  • Maximum altitude 7,600 ft to 9,200 ftย 
  • You will make your walk through amazing oak , rhododendron and coniferous woods.ย 

 

Day 3ย 

 

  • Gujrani to Tilandiย 
  • Total distance 2.9 Km
  • Entire duration of the trekking is 4-5 hrs
  • Altitude 9,200 ft to 10,495 ft
  • You can glance atย  the beautiful Trishul peak and Nanda Ghunti from Tilandi.

 

Day 4ย 

 

  • Tilandi to Brahmatal trekย 
  • Distance is 6 km
  • Duration is 5-6 hrs
  • Altitude is 10,495 ft.ย  to 12,250 ft.ย 
  • You can climb the gorgeous Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda Ghunti for thrilling and amazing views.ย 
  • Make your way through the beautiful Alpine grasslands.

 

Day 5ย 

 

  • Return back Brahmatal to Lohajungย 
  • Distance is 8.45 km
  • Duration is 7-8 hrs
  • Altitude 12,250 ft. to 7600 ft.

 

Day 6ย 

 

  • Back to Rishikesh from Lohajung

 

Best places to visit duringย  Brahmatal Trekย 

  • Lohajung Village

 

  • Lohajung is located in the beautiful Garhwal Himalayas in Chamoli district.
  • Lohajung is very popular for its serene landscape.
  • You canย  enjoy lush greenery, gorgeous oak and rhododendron forests.
  • Lohajung is a best destination for all nature lovers.
  • This place is also recognised for its green valleys and you can explore the rich cultures and traditions of the locals.
  • You can have fun while Camping and night Stargazing.
  • Lohajung due its gorgeous landscape and beautiful grasslands it’s a great spot for picnics.
  • You can enjoy hearing melodious voices of exotic species of birds present in the forest of Lohajung.
  • In the rainy season you can witness gorgeous waterfalls and river streams.
  • In the summer season you can watch out for amazing colorful flowers.
  • You can communicate with the locals and learn about the hospitality and cultures.
  • Enjoy the delicious meals of the place.

  • Bekaltalย 
  • Bekaltal is a very beautiful Lake which is 8 km from Lohajung.
  • Bekaltal Lake is situated in great Altitudes of Garhwal Himalayas.
  • The Lake is surrounded by beautiful snow capped mountains during the winters.
  • You can enjoy glancing at the wonderful Himalayan peaks from this place.
  • You can have some peaceful and relaxing moments by sitting on the banks of the lake.
  • Bekaltal Lake is surrounded by gorgeous landscape and alluring Meadows.
  • You can enjoy fishing
  • During the winters the entire Bekaltal Lake gets covered with snow.
  • You can enjoy Bonfire camping with delicious hot meals.
  • Bekaltal offers you snow Hiking and skiing.

  • Brahmatal Trek

 

  • Brahmatal is popular for snow capped mountains which are located in the beautiful Himalayas.
  • During winters Brahmatal trek experience becomes so blissful due to gorgeous Glaciers, snow capped mountains andย  beautiful Lakes.
  • The place has a very serene climate.
  • The trek is very enjoyable and comfortable.
  • You can do fun activities with snow.
  • Capture amazing picturesย 
  • Enjoy Skiing and Hiking
  • Camping
  • Enjoy the pristine landscape of the entire Brahmatal from its Majestic peak.

 

Things to carry for Brahmatal Trekย 

 

  • Trekking shoesย 
  • Hiking and trekking polesย 
  • Camping gears and equipments
  • Extra warm clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • Caps
  • Water bottles and energy drinks
  • Some foodย 
  • Torchย 
  • Medical kit
  • Valid documents
  • Lightweight backpack
  • Umbrella and Raincoatย 

 

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