Overview
  • The Brahmatal trek is a popular winter trekking route in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, known for its breathtaking beauty and relatively moderate difficulty level. Brahmatal is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India, and the trek typically starts from the town of Lohajung.
  • The trek usually takes around 6 to 7 days to complete, covering a distance of approximately 22 to 30 kilometers, depending on the specific route taken. Brahmatal offers stunning views of snow-capped Himalayan peaks, including Nanda Ghunti, Trishul, and more. This trek is particularly famous for its winter charm, with snow-covered landscapes and frozen lakes from December to March.
  • The trek leads you to the pristine Brahmatal Lake, which is usually frozen during the winter months. You'll trek through dense oak and rhododendron forests, which are a treat for nature enthusiasts. There are several beautiful campsites along the route, including Bekaltal and Brahmatal, offering panoramic views. 

Brahmatal Trek Info:

  • Duration: 6D/5N
  • Brahmatal Trek Distance: 22km
  • Brahmatal Trek Height: 12,150 ft
  • Bhramatal Trek Difficulty Level: Moderate 
  • Temperature: Day: (8°C to 15°C) and Night: (0°C to -7°C)
  • Best Time for Brahmatal Trek: December - March
  • Nearest Railway Station: Kathgodam is the nearest railway station 
  • Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
  • Nearest ATM: Dewal has the last ATM point before your trek begins. It's advisable to withdraw money in Kathgodam itself.
  • Start/End Point: Dehradun

Highlights of Brahmatal Trek:

  • Behold one of India's most captivating peaks, a sight to behold.
  • Delight in the enchanting beauty of Rhododendron and Oak forests, a visual feast.
  • Camp under the starry sky, offering a celestial experience at the summit.
  • Thrill in an exhilarating snow-covered mountain trek that promises adventure.
  • Catch awe-inspiring views of the majestic Himalayan Ranges that dominate the horizon.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich local culture, an opportunity to learn and embrace.

Dates: 

  • Everyday Departure.

Cost :

  • Lohajung: 4499/-
  • Rishikesh: 7499/-
  • Delhi: 9,999/-

Note:

  1. Book your slots at just 1000, and pay the remaining 15 days prior to the trip.
  2. Get an additional stay in Rishikesh with 16km Rafting at 3500 per person.

Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Rishikesh to Lohajung
  • Day 2: Lohajung to Bekaltal
  • Day 3: Bekaltal to Brahmatal Basecamp
  • Day 4: Brahmatal Basecamp to Summit, Back to Basecamp
  • Day 5: Brahmatal Basecamp to Lohajung
  • Day 6: Lohajung to Dehradun
5 Nights 6 Days 03 Mar, 04 Mar, 05 Mar, and more Mundoli, Uttarakhand
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Transportation (Rishikesh to Rishikesh)
  • Meal Plans: 18 meals (Day 1 Dinner, Day 2 Breakfast + Lunch + Evening Snacks + Dinner, Day 3 Breakfast + Lunch + Evening Snacks + Dinner, Day 4 Breakfast + Lunch + Evening Snacks + Dinner + Day 5 Breakfast Lunch + Evening Snacks + Dinner, Day 6 Breakfast)
  • Accommodation: 2 Nights Hotel at Lohajung & 3 Nights Camping during the trek on a shared basis
  • Tents, Mattresses, and Sleeping Bags
  • Toilet Tents: Dry Pit Style
  • Kitchen Tent, Equipment & All Rations
  • Trek Leader & Assistant Trek Leader / Local Guide
  • Support team
  • Local Support Team for Geographical Intelligence
  • Crampons / Micro-spikes to the Trekkers (if Required)
  • First-Aid Medical Kit with the Team

What is NOT included in the tour

  • 5% GST.
  • Any additional expenses such as of a personal nature.
  • Additional accommodation/food costs incurred due to any delayed travel.
  • Personal gears
  • Tips to guide, helper, cook, or any staff member.
  • Any other services not specified above in Inclusions.
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Itinerary
Day 00: Delhi - Rishikesh ( 254 km l 6 hours l Dehradun 1,466 feet)
  • Meeting Point: Majnu ka Tila at approximately 10:00 p.m.
  • You will reach Rishikesh early in the morning at Nepali Farm. From there, take a shared auto to ISBT Rishikesh, where you'll meet your fellow trekkers.
Day 01: Rishikesh to Lohajung
  • 06:00 AM: Assemble at ISBT Rishikesh.
  • 07:00 AM: Depart from Tapovan, Rishikesh.
  • The journey from Dehradun to Lohajung, the base camp for the Brahmatal trek, takes around 9-10 hours. Lohajung, situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, offers a warm welcome with the majestic Nanda Ghunti Peak and the last rays of the setting sun.
  • Lohajung also serves as the base camp for the renowned Roopkund trek.
  • Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at a homestay in Lohajung.
Day 02: Lohajung to Bekaltal( 6 km l 5 hours l Altitude 9690 ft)
  • Rise early, freshen up, have a hearty breakfast, and commence your trek to Bekaltal.
  • Today, you'll get your first glimpse of Mt. Trishul.
  • Bekaltal is a picturesque lake surrounded by dense forests.
  • The trek covers approximately 6 km and will take about 5 hours to complete. Altitude: 9690 ft.
  • Relish your evening amidst the positive vibes of the hills.
  • Enjoy lunch, evening snacks, and dinner at the campsite.
  • Overnight stay at the campsite.
Day 03: Bekaltal to Brahmatal Basecamp 
  • Wake up early, freshen up, have a wholesome breakfast, and start your trek to the Brahmatal Basecamp.
  • The path meanders through thick Oak and Rhododendron forests.
  • It's a 5.5 km trek, taking approximately 5-6 hours to reach Brahmatal.
  • In winter, Brahmatal Lake is frozen.
  • Savor lunch, evening snacks, and dinner at the campsite.
  • Spend the night at the campsite.
Day 04: Brahmatal Basecamp to Summit and Return
  • Get an early start, freshen up, and enjoy a nutritious breakfast.
  • Trek to the summit and descend to Lohajung.
  • At the summit, witness the breathtaking sunrise with views of Himalayan peaks like Mt. Trishul, Mt. Nanda Ghunti, and Mt. Chaukhamb.
  • Relish your descent, reminiscing about your time at the top.
  • Lunch, evening snacks, and dinner at the campsite.
  • Overnight stay at the campsite.
Day 05: Brahmatal Basecamp to Lohajung
  • After breakfast, commence the trek to Lohajung.
  • Begin with a 3-kilometer hike to Janditop, where you can take a break and have a packed lunch.
  • Continue the trek to Lohajung, covering a distance of 7 kilometers downhill.
  • Arrive at Lohajung around 4-5 pm and enjoy evening refreshments.
  • After the trek, we joined the crew for a celebratory gathering. Sharing and reliving the memorable moments from the trek with a cozy bonfire and uplifting music, adding to the overall experience.
  • Spend the night at a homestay in Lohajung.
Day 06: Lohajung to Rishikesh (220 km l 8-9 hours l 1483 ft)
  • Wake up early, freshen up, have a wholesome breakfast, and drive back to Rishikesh.
  • 10:00 PM: Drop at ISBT Rishikesh.
  • The Brahmatal Trek concludes here if you haven't chosen the Rishikesh to stay with the Rafting option.
  • If you have opted for Rishikesh, you'll be dropped at Tapovan, Rishikesh. Your package includes tonight's dinner, tomorrow's breakfast, 16km River Rafting, a cliff jump during Rafting, self-exploration of Rishikesh, Triveni Ghat Ganga Aarti, and return Volvo tickets to Delhi from Nepali Farm. Please note this will be a self-explore day, although our Tour Manager will be available by phone throughout the day.
  • If you have chosen the Delhi to Delhi package, your return bus will depart at 11:00 PM from the Nepali Farm, and you'll have an overnight journey to Delhi, with a 6 AM drop-off.
Day 07: Rishikesh Rafting & Sightseeing
  • Start your day with breakfast.
  • 11:00 AM: Check out and leave your bags at the reception.
  • Embark on a 16 km River Rafting adventure, which will conclude before 1 PM.
  • Later, explore local attractions, cafes, and markets in Rishikesh at your own pace.
  • Visit Triveni Ghat for the Ganga Aarti.
  • 11:00 PM: Catch a bus to Delhi from Nepali Farm.
  • Enjoy an overnight journey to Delhi, with a 6 AM drop-off.

Things to carry:

Basic Essentials

  • Day Bag(20-30 liter) with Rain Cover (If you hire a mule or porter)
  • BackPack(50-60 liter) with Rain Cover
  • 2- water bottles
  • Personal Medical kit (If required)
  • Hiking Shoes-water proof and ankle support
  • Torch With extra batteries
  • Original ID Card
  • Glucose, Chocolates, biscuits, and nuts

Clothing Essentials

  • Thermal Wear
  • 2-jacket (1 Fleece, 1 Down feather)
  • Warm Inner-wears
  • 2-Gloves (1 Woollen, 1 Waterproof)
  • 2-Trek Pants (which is a comfortable full day)
  • 4-T-shirts (2 Full Sleeves, 2 Half Sleeves)
  • 2-Sweater (1 Fleece, 1 Woollen)
  • 5-Socks (3 Cotton, 2 Woollen)
  • Rain Coat / Poncho
  • Handkerchief/towels

Protect Your Head

  • 2- Caps (1 Sun Cap, 1 Woollen Cap)
  • UV sunglass
  • Balaclava

Personal Utilities

  • Cameras
  • Sunscreen Cream
  • Tooth Brush & Paste
  • Lip Balm
  • Quick Dry Towel
  • Body Lotion
  • Sanitizer

How to Reach Lohajung:

Nestled in the heart of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, Lohajung is the gateway to some of the most breathtaking Himalayan adventures, including the popular Brahmatal Trek. If you're wondering how to reach this picturesque destination, you've come to the right place. In this article, we'll guide you through various travel options to ensure a seamless journey to Lohajung and kickstart your mountain escapade.

By Air: The nearest airport to Lohajung is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun. Upon arriving in Dehradun, you can opt for a private taxi or shared transport to Lohajung. The scenic road journey offers spectacular views of the Himalayan landscapes and is an adventure in itself.

By Train: Rishikesh and Kathgodam are the two major railway stations that provide convenient rail access to Lohajung. From either of these stations, you can hire a taxi or board a shared vehicle to Lohajung. The train journey itself is a beautiful experience, passing through charming towns and lush greenery.

By Road: For those who prefer road trips, Lohajung is accessible by road from major cities in Uttarakhand and nearby states. You can drive to Lohajung from Rishikesh, Dehradun, Kathgodam, or other prominent cities in the region. The journey allows you to soak in the scenic beauty of the mountains and valleys en route.

Shared Transport: Shared vehicles are a common and cost-effective way to reach Lohajung. You can find shared cabs, taxis, or even buses that ply between Rishikesh, Dehradun, Kathgodam, and Lohajung. These shared transport options are not only budget-friendly but also provide an opportunity to interact with fellow travelers.


Payment Details :

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Net banking :

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    ACC No.- 50100308491863
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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

NO REFUND SHALL BE MADE WITH RESPECT TO THE INITIAL BOOKING AMOUNT FOR ANY CANCELLATIONS. HOWEVER IF FULL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE THEN,

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the trip's start date, 50% of the trip cost will be refunded within 5-7 working days.
  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the trip's start date, 25% of the trip cost will be refunded within 5-7 working days.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the trip's start date, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees. No refund will be processed.
  • In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.
  • No show No Refund.
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation.
  • Event Tickets can be transferred to another person against cancellation.
  • If we cancel the TRIP, only the TRIP AMOUNT will be refunded.

Trekhievers Policy:

  • A complete schedule of the trek will be given to the registered participants 12 Hours prior on WhatsApp.
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule in case of any unavoidable circumstance.
  • The tour is weather-based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.
FAQ
  1. What is the best time to do the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Many trekkers are interested in knowing the ideal months to undertake the Brahmatal Trek, considering weather conditions and snowfall.

  2. How difficult is the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: The level of difficulty is a common concern, as trekkers want to ensure they are physically prepared for the challenges of the trek.

  3. What is the total trekking distance of the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Trekkers often seek information on the length of the trekking route to plan their itinerary.

  4. What is the altitude of Brahmatal?
    Ans: Altitude information is crucial, as it relates to acclimatization and the potential effects of high altitudes.

  5. Are there any age restrictions for the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Trekkers frequently inquire about age restrictions, especially if they plan to trek with family or children.

  6. Do I need to hire a guide for the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Trekkers want to know if it's necessary to hire a guide or if they can undertake the trek independently.

  7. What is the average cost of the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Budget considerations are important, and trekkers often look for information on the total cost of the trek, including permits, gear, and guide fees.

  8. How do I obtain permits for the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Information about obtaining the required permits and any associated documentation is a common query.

  9. Is it safe to trek in winter on the Brahmatal trail?
    Ans: Given the winter snowfall, trekkers want to ensure that trekking during this season is safe and manageable.

  10. What is the maximum group size for the Brahmatal Trek?
    Ans: Group size limitations may vary, and trekkers often want to know the maximum number of participants allowed on the trek.

Pickup point
BrahmaTal Trek, Lohajung - Wan Road, Mundoli, Uttarakhand, India View on Map
Filter
Himalayan Treks
Duration
5 to 8 Days
Tour Type
Group Tours, Privates Tours, College Tours
Destination
Uttarakhand
Trek Difficulty
Moderate
Uttarakhand Treks
Brahmatal Trek