brahmatal

Brahmatal Trek

 8,000

Brahmatal Trek lies in Himalayas of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 12,250 feet and it is best if done in January and February at the time of peak winters.

 

Brahmatal Trek Fee:

Rs 8000 (Includes GST and all costs of the Trek from Lohajung to Lohajung)

Duration: 6 Days

Highest Point: (12,250 feet)

Best Season: Throughout the year

Level: Moderate

Summer Temperature: (8°C to 15°C) (0°C to 7°C)

Winter Temperature: (-2°C to -5° C) (-5°C to -10°C)

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Why This Trek?

Winter Trek In Himalayas

Brahmatal Trek lies in Himalayas of Uttarakhand at an altitude of 12,250 feet and it is best if done in January and February at the time of peak winters.

Brahmatal Trek

Explore The Two High Altitude Glacial Lakes

Bekaltal and Brahmatal are the two Lakes which you are going to explore on this trek. Camping next to frozen Bekaltal and climbing to Brahmatal is the highlight of this trek.

Snow Covered Forests

Trek through undulating meadows and thick forests of Rhododendrons and Oaks, totally covered in snow. You will found no other groups on the trails because this trek is not much known, so the woods are serene and untouched.

Brahmatal Trek

Unparalleled Views from Summit

Benefit of Trekking to Brahmatal in the month of April and March is the mind boggling views from the summit. Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Trishul are clearly visible from the summit and look extremely large and beautiful. The panorama sight of Himalayan mountain ranges will leave you awestruck.

Key Points of Brahmatal Trek

  • Level is Moderate (this trek is good for beginners)
  • Proper conditioning & training of body required
  • Need proper gear & clothing for sub-zero temperature
  • Shoes are the single most important equipment
  • High Altitude requires proper acclimatization
  • Beautiful landscapes so carry good photo gear & Extra battery backup
  • Travel light
  • The backpack should not exceed 10 kg

Must read about Brahmatal Trek

Duration – 6 Days Lohajung to Lohajung

Best Season – Throughout the year

Level – Easy to Moderate

Highest Points – 12,250 feet

Weather – Nights are cold and day temperature is pleasant during the season

Winter temperature –(-2°C to -5°C) (-5°C to -10°C)

Summer temperature –(8°C to 15°C) (0°C to 7°C)

SHORT ITINERARY

Day 1– Kathgodam to Lohajung (215 km) (9 hours) (7,600 feet)

Day 2– Lohajung to Bekaltal (9,885 feet) (5 hours) (6 km)

Day 3– Bekaltal to Brahmtal (10,440 feet) (5/6 hours) (7 km)

Day 4– Brahmtal to Brahmtal Top and Daldum (12,250 feet) (5 hours) (8 km)

Day 5– Daldum to Lohajung (4 km) (2/3 hours) (7,600 feet)

Day 6– Lohajung to Kathgodam (215 km)

The trek package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this package?Items that are included in the cost of trek price.

✅ Forest Permit and entrance fee
✅ Accommodation in tents on twin share basis
✅ Accommodation in Lohajung
✅ All meals: breakfast, packed lunch, tea, coffee, snacks, soup and dinner
✅ (All camping gears)
✅ High quality tents
✅ Sleeping bags
✅ Mattress
✅ Liner
✅ Pillow
✅ Separate Toilet tents – Ladies and Gents
✅ Dining Tent
✅ Dining Table
✅ Porters
✅ Helper
✅ Mules
✅ Kitchen team
✅ Radio Walkie Talkie for Communication
✅ Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide
✅ Medical Kit
✅ Oxygen Cylinders
✅ Crampons and Gaiters

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

❌ Personal Insurance
❌Medical Certificate
❌Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit
❌On first day En Route to base camp the Breakfast and Lunch are Not Included
❌Last Day En Route Lunch and Dinner are Not Included

NOTE :

Full payment confirms your booking

We serve three meals a day including snacks and soup. A variety of delectable and healthy food is provided which includes; Indian, Chinese and other Western meals. They are nutritious and keeps you fit and healthy on your trek.

  1. Day 1 Kathgodam to Lohajung (215 km) (9 hours) (7,600 feet)

    The journey is of 10-11 hours from Kathgodam to Lohajung, there will be one or two breaks, have your breakfast and lunch en route. Go through the region of Kumaon and valleys of Shivalik mountain ranges.

    The road takes you through picturesque places with beautiful forest and curves with mountain views in the backdrop. There is a direct road from, Gwaldam to Deval but it is damaged due to heavy rains so the other route is preferred, from there reach Deval.

    Deval is a village from where one can purchase eatable items, now from Deval drive is towards Lohajung. Road to Lohajung is windy and curvy and an experienced driver is needed to drive on those roads. Temperature is mostly cold here as we gain height and it remains rainy and foggy most of the time. Have your dinner and stay at tourist rest house.

  2. Day 2 Lohajung to Bekaltal (9,885 feet) (5 hours) (6 km)

    Trek towards Lohajung’s upper region, the trail is marked well and is made of stones. The trail is through a forest with houses on the side. Keep trekking and after some time reach village Mandoli.

    Ascend and reach Kail valley with two rivers Pindari and Kail. Ahead you will see water pipes which are used to supply water to Lohajung, after a short break trek further and from here you can see some houses along the trees of Rhododendrons which are together called Budla.

    A stream flows which you have to cross over a bridge and then you can rest at Begum, Navali Bugyal will capture all your attention from here. Now, after crossing one more stream and ascend of one hour you will reach “Gujrani”.

    Plenty of streams are present in this area, the water is clear and clean, if you want you can also refill the bottles. Trek for one and a half hour to reach Bekaltal, a lake with grassy shores which are perfect for camping.

    This lake is amidst forest of Oaks, you can also see one more pristine lake “Khopdaliya”. Pitch your tents beside the lake wait for the delicious food and after having dinner sleep comfortably in your tents.

  3. Day 3 Bekaltal to Brahmtal (10,440 feet) (5/6 hours) (7 km)

    The ascend starts just after you leave campsite, trek through the forest of Rhododendrons and Oaks. Crossing this section will lead you to a meadow and from here gradually ascend till you reach the top. From the high point descend till you reach Brahmatal a pristine glacial lake which remains frozen in winters.

    Throughout the trek Almora and Nainital side valley will be visible, Mt. Nanda Ghunti and Mt. Trishul can also be seen from some points.

    The campsite is at some distance from Brahmatal Lake and is clearly visible but if there is change in weather and the place receives heavy snowfall then the campsite will be shifted to Khabekhal. The trail is through a dense forest area. Setup your tents and after having food retire for the night.

  4. Day 4 Brahmatal to Brahmatal Top and Daldum (12,250 feet) (5 hours) (8 km)

    The trek today is an ascending one till you reach the top, you are going to gain altitude and after one hour of trekking reach Chota Jhandidar.  

    Chota and Bada Jhandidar will lead you to the top, the trail isn’t straight it is all zig zag and it is surrounded by valley from both the sides. Reaching the top will take 2 to 3 hours because the climb is steep.

    Brahmatal Top gives the fetching view of Himalayas and the clear blue sky makes it look adorable. Mt. Trishul and Mt. Nanda ghunti views are clearer than they were in previous day, they look extremely large and beautiful. The panorama sight of Himalayan mountain ranges will leave you awestruck.

    Descend after you have spent enough time at the top next place where you have to reach is Daldum. You can reach there in 3 hours by crossing the forest section. Reach there have food and retire for the night.

  5. Day 5 Daldum to Lohajung (4 km) (2/3 hours) (7,600 feet)

    Post breakfast descend through the forest area, you can reach Lohajung in 2 to 3 hours because the distance is 4 km. After you cross the forest section you will reach Malling.

    Reach Malling in half an hour and some villages will be visible with houses on the slopes. Now, follow the trail made by villagers, it is made of stones which is used by the villagers on a regular basis.

    After that trail ends you will reach Lohajung. Have your dinner in a pre-booked hotel and overnight stay there.

  6. Day 6 Lohajung to Kathgodam (215 km)

    Post breakfast Depart from Lohajung to Kathgodam.

Things to Take

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

  • Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, driving license, voters ID, etc.)
  • Medical Certificate (first part to be filled by a doctor and second part by the trekker)
  • Risk Certificates

Trekkers must bring :

  • Strongly built hiking shoes, if you do not own a pair you can rent it from Sankri.
  • Sandals or slippers to wear in campsite
  • Thick woollen socks, it will keep your feet warm
  • Daily wear socks
  • Thermals are very important
  • 1 shirt, it should be long sleeved
  • Shirts and pants for campsite, should be warm
  • 1 raincoat or poncho
  • Jacket
  • Thick gloves
  • Trek pants
  • Cap and Balaclava (or a scarf)
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun tan lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Water bottle
  • Headlamp
  • Personal toiletry items

ATM Point & Mobile connectivity:-

ATM POINT: Networks will be available till Lohajung, there are no other networks ahead. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before the trek.

Mobile Connectivity

Networks will be available till Lohajung, there are no other networks ahead. So make sure you finish all your important work and calls before the trek.

We Have a Money Saving Announcement for all the Trekkers.
Now You Can Get Your Trek Gear on Rent by Spending Less

Trekking demands a good investment and this extremely expensive activity is the passion of many, so we have a great announcement to make which will be a great relief to your pockets. Now get your Trek Gear on Rent and all you have to do is make a special renting request while booking your trek. That’s it! We have kept it simple for you.

Rent Equipment

Personal toiletry Items and Personal Medicine kit

We carry first aid kits but it’s necessary to carry a personal medical kit.

 

(Carry minimum 5 tablets and maximum 10)

 

– Diamox – (prevents altitude sickness)

– Digene – (it cures discomfort in stomach, acidity)

– Crocin Advance – (cures fever and headache)

– Aspirin/Combiflam – (Pain reliever)

– Disprin/Saradon – (cures headache)

– Avomine – (prevents motion sickness)

– Avil – (it treat allergies)

– Norflox TZ & Lomofrn – (prevents Diarrhoea)

– Ranitidine – (reduces the amount of acid in stomach)

– Volini/Moov spray – (for sprains)

– Betadine/Savlon – (Antiseptic cream)

– ORS

– Band aid

– Cotton

– Stretchable/elastic bandage

– Gauze

 

Note-

 

– Use medicines only when prescribed by the doctor in case you face any problem in your trek, take advice from Professional guide before taking any medicine.

– Drinking water is necessary during your trek, keep 1 litre of water bottle filled and drink it on proper interval of time, it is very important while hiking.

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27 Dec to 1 Jan 2020 (open)
28 Dec to 2 Jan 2020 (open)
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Cancellation Policy?It is wise to make your booking at least two months in advance. In the event of cancellation of trek/adventure activity services due to any avoidable / unavoidable reasons we must be notified of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows
- Cancellation up to 30 Days: You will get Refund of 90 Precent of Trek/adventure program cost.
- Cancellation between 21 to 30 days– You will get refund of 50 Precent of Trek/Adventure/Tour/Travel/Hotel program cost.
- Cancellation in less than 20 days – No refund
Note:-The cost is for minimum 5 people. But, if the group size decreases, then by increasing trek cost we can organize a customized package.