Trekking in Brahmatal


Brahmatal Trek – dedicated to Lord Brahma

Key Points of Brahmatal trek

Duration: – 5 Nights 6 Days from Kathgodam to Kathgodam

Brahmatal trek Costs- Per Person Rs. 11500/- from Lohajung to Lohajung

Base camp: – Lohajung Village

Summer Temperature: – Day (5°C to 15°C) Night (2° C to 8° C)

Winter Temperature: – Day (-2°C to -5° C) Night (-5°C to -12°C)

Best Time: – I can go through the whole year

Trek Level: – Moderate

Trek distance: – On foot 24 Km – By taxi 350 km

Group Size: – We will have a minimum group size of 10 people and a maximum of 20 people,

Group Age – My personal belief is that people can do this trek from a minimum of 10 years to 55 years.

But it is necessary to be fit to do this trek and you can do this trek in the year. These are the plan for both summer and winter.

  • For Winter Trek, I think it is necessary for people from 10 years to 55 years.
  • This trek will be a relief and joy for the first time visitors. This trek will increase new energy and confidence in you.

Brahmatal Trek is the mysteries and being a living example of touching the truth about various places is incredible. trekking in uttarakhand gives you a lifetime experience as it involves high mountains, rivers, valleys, forest and many such breathtaking views. It is enriched with the natural beauty which you can explore to a vast extend, as the experience is never ending. Uttarakhand is such place where people around the world visit to trek and gain a lifetime and unforgettable experience. Though treks in India are well known but Uttarakhand trekking has so much to offer and this ultimate trek in Uttarakhand: Brahmatal trek is one amogst them which gives you the wonderful experience and brahmatal trek best time is from mid November to March but if you want to see snow over there then you can plan for mid december, where Brahmatal trek package is worth taking.

First of all, let us know the origin of the name of Brahmatal Lake. According to the Hindu Mythology, this is a lake where Lord Brahma meditated; therefore the lake was named as Brahma Tal.

Brahmatal trek is full of adventures and an exciting trek in winter. The heavy snow during the winter invites trekkers to take the challenge of trekking through the high altitude lakes, amazing peak views, ridge lines that never end and much more. Many trekkers just wait for winters to trek this Tal as it fully covered with snow and through the silent forests, you are able to hear the hare scampering. Let’s explore about this trek and get to know the reason to go for Brahmatal Trek

Brahmatal Trek is the truth that our Uttarakhand Dev Bhumi is said to be the reason that Gods have done severe penance here, so wherever you go in Uttarakhand, you will definitely hear the stories of Gods and Goddesses.

Brahmatal Trek is also a violence of the same story, people here today have their faith in this pond, Brahmatal is a beautiful lake that starts from Lohajung base camp of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand Himalayas, the height of this trek is 12,250 feet, the trek here is of a moderate level trek, this trek is a good trek for the first time trekkers.

Here the trek starts from Kathgodam; this trek is about 5 nights 6 days. In this trek, we complete an elevation of about 4,678 feet from Lohajung to Brahmatal in 2 to 3 days, With Brahmatal, in addition, Bekaltal is the attraction of this trek; so, explore these two pristine glacial lakes and enjoy camping beside Bekaltal frozen shores. The sight of these two will surely feast your eyes because of its heavenly natural beauty.

The special thing of this trek here is that in this trek, you will see the Himalayas, these are very amazing results, you will be able to see everything from your eyes, which you would not have seen in your life, the beautiful voice of the forest in the beautiful forest and Small waterfalls are ready to welcome you like your arrival. We are like a mountain for the hills, and we also live here,

Beautiful views from the Brahmatal trek

Along with the Brahmatal trek, as you grow further, you will get to see more beautiful hills, and along with the lake and grass, the open fields will also start to be seen, the real thing is that you will feel like we are somewhere. I have not come all around and I have been covered with snow and snow has covered the grass, open grass fields, etc.

You must have seen the Himalayas from all the treks, but you also have to agree that there are not the same views from every trek, if this happens, no one comes to trek again and again, this is what makes the Himalayas different, From the Brahmatal Trek, you will see some peaks that you may not have even heard,


Day 1- Drive from Kathgodam to Lohajung

Arrive at Kathgodam Railway Station in the morning where you'll meet the operator. You'll then begin your drive to Lohajung. The drive goes through a scenic route and passes Almora, Kausani, Bhimtal Lake and Baijnath. You'll also get your first glimpse of the Himalayan peaks. You'll reach the destination by evening and you can spend the rest of the evening exploring the place before retiring for the night.


Trek to Bekaltal

Today, you'll wake up early for the first day of your trek to Brahmatal. You'll set off for Bekaltal via an upward trail through a forest. And en route, you'll cross Mandoli Village where you'll see the confluence of Kali and Pindari rivers. You'll then trek through rhododendron forests, crossing bridges and streams to reach Bekaltal. You'll spend the night on the banks of the Khopdaliya Lake.


Day 3 - Trek to Brahmatal

Wake up in the morning, enjoy the breakfast and start your trekking expedition to the Osla Today, you'll continue to trek to Brahmatal through forests of oaks. En route, you'll enjoy splendid views of the snow capped Himalayan peaks as far as the eyes can see. The lake is a short descent away. You'll spend the night close to the peaceful Brahmatal lake in the company of a million stars and many Himalayan peaks.


Trek to Brahmatal Pass

You'll wake up to filling breakfast and then visit the Brahmatal lake. From there, you'll begin your ascent trek to the Brahmatal Pass. From the pass, you'll be treated to the breathtaking views of the Himalayas. From there, you'll begin your descend to Tilbudi, a clearing in a forest and you'll spend the night there


Trek to Lohajung

Today, you'll begin your trek to Lohajung with an easy descent. Your first destination is the Wan Village from there you'll board the vehicle that will take you to Lohajung. It is a short drive of about 30 min. Upon reaching there, you'll check-in at the guesthouse and spend the rest of the day at leisure.


Drive to Kathgodam

Today, you'll wake up, have breakfast and check-out of the guesthouse. You'll board the transit vehicle that will take you back to Kathgodam. You'll be dropped back to the Kathgodam railway station by evening. The trip ends here.

Pick up Point Kathgodam 6 AM
Drop Point Kathgodam 4 PM

What is Included In This Trek?

Forest Permit and entrance fee

Accommodation in tents and Lodge on share basis

All meals: breakfast,lunch, tea, dinner

Transport Facility

Good Experience Trek Leader guide and Technical guide

Medical Kit

Crampons and Gaiters


What is Not Included In This Trek?

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

Mandatory Documents

Please carry the documents given below

Original and photocopy of government photo identity card- (Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voters ID, etc,
Passport and Visa important to foreigners
Medical Certificate (First part should be filled by the Doctor and Second part by the Trekker)
Declaration Certificates

Note: – Many trekkers commit the same mistake of carrying unnecessary items on a trek which only makes the backpack heavy. It is important to know the right items to carry.
It differs from season to season if you are trekking in summers then carry less layers of warm clothing and if you are trekking in winters carry enough layers to protect yourself against chilly cold.

Necessary Items for trekkers

  • Photo ID Proof.
  • Rucksack/Backpack (40 to 50 Litre) & Rucksack cover (Waterproof).
  • Daypack- one small day pack (15-20 L) with you during the walk.
  • Trekking Shoe- A good quality rubber sole shoe..
  • T-shirt Dry fit/Quick dry type.
  • Warm Jacket-Warm Fleece Jacket/Synthetic fill.
  • Windproof Jacket/Wind Cheater.
  • Thermal wear.
  • Trek pants.
  • Raincoat/Poncho
  • Woolen cap
  • Hat/Bandanna
  • Under garments/Inner wear.
  • Warm Socks.
  • Woolen gloves.
  • Waterproof gloves.
  • Walking Sticks/Trekking Poles.
  • Water bottle/Hydration pack.
  • Sunglasses -UV protected.
  • Torch/Head Lamp with extra batteries.
  • Sunscreen lotion.
  • Sanitizer
  • Wet tissue paper.
  • Small Towel
  • Camera with extra cells
  • Medications and a first-aid kit