Brahmatal Trek is considered as the ‘all in one package’ among a long list of trekking destinations across the country. Stretching to an expanse of 24 Kms, Brahmatal trek exposes you to some of the most magnificent Himalayan peaks such as Mt Chaukhamba, Mt Neelkanth, Mt Hathi Ghoda among others.

For all snow fanatics who love to see sun rays illuminating the ivory surface, winters are definitely the best time to do the Brahmatal Trek, more specifically the months of October, November, December, and January.
Solo travelers, first-timers, as well as experienced trekkers, prefer and love Brahmatal for the sheer content it instills in your heart and this is why

should do the Brahmatal trek and why it remains one of the best winter treks to do in India.

 

Overview

  • Altitude: 12200 Ft.

  • Trek Length: 24 Km.

  • Duration: 6 Days

  • Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate

  • Base Camp: Lohajung

  • Nearest Town: Karanprayag

  • Pick & Drop: Rishikesh To Rishikesh

  • State: Uttarakhand

06 Days
Rishikesh to Rishikesh
From
INR 9,700  per person + 5 % GST.

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Tour Itinerary 

01 Day: Drive From Rishikesh to Lohajung (300 Kms, 8 Hours Drive)
The group will assemble at the pickup point at 06:00 AM.
After which, we'll head out for Lohajung.
En route we will be passing through Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag.
Lohajung is a small village with a local market located in the Chamoli district and is a base station for Roopkund, Bedni Bugyal, Brahamtal, and many more.
We'll reach Lohajung by the evening.
Dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay in Lohajung.
*The Pickup point will be Rishikesh ISBT/Railway Station.

02 Day: Trek from Lohajung to Bekaltal (4 Hours Of Trekking)
We'll start the day with morning tea followed by an early breakfast.
A day briefing session would be conducted by the trek leader.
Afterward, we'll start for the trek and will take the first step toward our journey to the peak.
As we ascend the view gets better, one can see the confluence of Kail and Pindari River in Kail Valley.
After a few hours of walking, we would reach Bekaltal, a lake amidst the oak trees.
Dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay in Bekaltal Campsite.

03 Day : Trek from Bekaltal to Brahmatal (5 Hours Of Trekking)
We'll start the day with morning tea followed by an early breakfast.
Afterward, we'll have a day briefing session by the trek leader.
Then, we'll proceed towards Brahmatal Lake.
After trekking for some time, we’d reach Telandi, and descend further towards an open area.
Upon reaching the lake, we'll take a breather and settle down for a short period of time.
Check into the campsite which is a short distance from the lake.
Dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay at Brahmatal Campsite.
Note: We can get a glimpse of the beautiful valleys of Nainital and Almora from over there.

04 Day : Trek from Brahmatal to the summit (Brahmatal Peak) and back to Brahmatal
We'll start the day with morning tea.
Afterward, we'll have our breakfast followed by a day briefing session.
This would be the longest day of the trek as we will have to go towards the Brahmatal peak.
This is the day where you can only carry your day backpack and essentials along with you.
Upon reaching, we'll enjoy the views of some of the famous Himalayan peaks of the Garhwal region, some of them are Mt.Trishul and Mt Nanda Ghunti. After capturing this special moment and taking in the view, we will head back to the campsite.
Upon reaching the campsite, dinner will be served followed by an overnight stay at Brahmatal Campsite.

05 Day : Trek Down from Brahmatal to Lohajung
We'll start the day with morning tea.
Afterwards, we'll have breakfast followed by a day briefing session.
Starting from our campsite, we'll start to trek down towards Lohajung.
At Malling, we will finally be out of the forests and traces of civilization will start appearing, we will be able to spot small houses on the slopes ahead of us.
Upon reaching Lohajung, we'll check into our homestay and dinner will be served.
The day will end with an overnight stay in Lohajung.

06 Day : Drive From Lohajung to Rishikesh (300 Kms, 8 Hours Drive)
We'll have an early morning tea today.
After that, we'll head towards Rishikesh.
We would reach Rishikesh by evening.
The group will disassemble here and leave with a mind full of happy memories.
The Tour Ends Here.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

 

  • Accommodation: 2 Night in a Hotel / Homestay on a triple sharing basis. 3 Nights Tented accommodation on a triple sharing basis.

  • Transportation: Surface transfer from Rishikesh - Lohajung -  Rishikesh by Sumo / Bolero / Tempo Traveller ( Depends on the number of travellers).

  • Meals: All Meals from (day 1 dinner to day 6 Morning tea Only) are included. We provide simple nutritious vegetarian food on all days of the trek.

  • Snacks: Morning / Evening Tea / Coffee with light snacks and soup while on the trek.

  • Camping logistics: Tent, Sleeping bags, mattresses, dining tent, Toilet tent, Sitting Stools.

  • Trek Leader Qualified and Experienced Trek leader and support staff.

  • Permits: All necessary fees and permits.

  • Trekking Equipment: Gaiters, Micro Spikes, and Rope if required.

  • Safety Equipment: Basic First Aid kit with Oximeter and Oxygen Cylinder.

  • Guide ratio: 1:10

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Any expenses of personal nature.

  • Meals during transit.

  • Insurance of any kind.

  • Unscheduled delay due to landslide.

  • Cost Escalation due to “ Force Majeure and Evacuation charges”.

  • Anything not mentioned explicitly in the above program.

Cancellation Policy

 

The Trans Himalayan reserves the right to cancel trips. The Trans Himalayan is not responsible for additional expenses incurred by preparing for the trip (for example non-refundable advance purchase air tickets, clothing, equipment, visa fees, medical expenses, etc.).

  • If you cancel or leave a multi-day trip for any reason:

  • More than 60 days prior to the trip start date, we will grant you a full refund less a INR 2500 per person administrative fee.

  • Between 59 and 30 days prior to the trip start date, we will retain 25 percent of the trip cost

  • Between 29 and 15 days prior to the trip start date, we will retain 75 percent of the trip cost.

  • Less than 15 days prior to the trip start date, or once the trip has begun, there will be no refund.

  • Day Hike Cancellation Policy: 50% refund with 48 hours notice; no refund within 48 hours

Things To Pack

  • Thermals (Upper & Lower)

  • Down Jacket /Main Jacket

  • Clothes

  • Socks

  • Undergarments

  • Gloves

  • Slippers

  • Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes

  • Hats/Caps

  • Daypack

  • Medicines (Diamox – to reduce chances of AMS)

  • First Aid Kit

  • Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

  • Sun Glasses

  • Torch

  • Water Bottle

  • Power bank

  • Mobile Charger / Travel Charger

  • Raincoat

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Toiletries

  • Cold Cream

  • Lip Guard

  • Sunscreen Lotion

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